Meet Our Team

 

You can feel better and therapy can help. Start today! We have been counseling adults and children to overcome life’s challenges for over 10 years with treatments that get results. Find out more about the Oklahoma Christian Counseling Team Below. To set up an appointment you can call or text us at (918)-319-2935

 

Lori Roberts

Med, LPC

Master’s Degree – Counseling
Certified School Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
State Board Approved LPC Supervisor
Past President of Oklahoma Counseling Association

Meet Lori…

At some point, we all find ourselves struggling to get past a problem, whether that problem is with an important relationship, or a personal emotional challenge. I counsel from a non-judgmental perspective and utilize a client-centered approach. After all, therapy is about YOU! I strive to create an atmosphere of mutual respect, honesty, and trust with all my clients. My focus is in Couples Counseling, using proven techniques to get relationships back on track. In addition, I work with individuals in crisis and help provide stabilization and restoration during these difficult times. In my treatment of these and other life interfering disorders, I make use of evidence-based practices and techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe in a holistic approach to health and that all components of one’s life are connected.

I have experience treating ADHD, Anxiety, Anger Management, Adjustment Disorders, Depression, Suicidal Ideation and many other emotional issues. My experience also includes working with individuals exposed to trauma, abuse and neglect as well as helping patients prepare for weight loss surgery. One of my strengths is Marriage Counseling to assist in creating healthy marriages and families.

My career includes many years as a teacher of children, adolescents and adults. After leaving the education field I returned to school and completed my LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) post-graduate work. I have been married to the same man for almost 30 years and together we have two grown children. After teaching in Houston, TX for two years, we moved back to the great state of Oklahoma where I taught for eighteen more years. During that time I earned a Masters in education under the umbrella of Counseling in 2002 from East Central University in Ada, Ok. In 2008 I returned to ECU and finished the coursework for the LPC program in 2009. I have worked as a Career Guidance Counselor, a Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Specialist (BHRS), and now I am a very happy Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). My goal in therapy is to help others navigate their complex worlds in order to live a healthier, happier and safer life. I work with you to help you achieve your goals.

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education-Northeastern State University
Master’s Degree in Education/Counseling – East Central University

Licensing
Licensed Professional Counselor – State of Oklahoma, Department of Health
State Board Approved LPC Supervisor

Associations
American Counselor Association (ACA)
Oklahoma Counseling Association (OCA)

Experience
21 Years in Education-Currently Certified in Oklahoma
12 Years Experience in Mental Health Field

Chasity Burke

MS, LPC, NBCCH , RRT Practitioner

Master’s Degree – Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor

Meet Chasity…

I knew when I was 14 years old that I wanted to work in the counseling field and always felt God pulling me to help others and that desire and passion continued to grow as I got older. I have been blessed beyond measure to have had so many unique and amazing people cross my path and been an active participant in their recovery and journey to attain peace, freedom, and happiness.

I have experience working with children, families, and adults. I have assisted children with intellectual disabilities and sensory processing disorders, geriatric clients that are in various stages of Dementia, and have had the privilege to help clients with more severe mental illness such as Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, adults and children struggling with suicidal ideations and self-harming behaviors, homicidal ideations, and visual/auditory hallucinations as well as experience assisting people that have been fighting addiction.

I have a background and training in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Grief training, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, and Certification for Rapid Resolution Therapy. Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling has given me the opportunity to assist clients and families with intellectual disabilities as well as provided me with more insight into physical disabilities and limitations that have an impact at an emotional level and can have a profound effect on that individual and their loved ones.

Rapid Resolution Therapy is a beautiful way to assist people in healing painlessly. What I mean by healing painlessly is that with traditional talk therapy the healing process takes several weeks, months, and sometimes years to feel relief from problematic thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and it is often a painful process. RRT is a trauma informed approach that does not re-traumatize the person or require repeated exposure for the person to heal from the effects of the trauma they experienced. People feel immediate relief after just one session!

Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Human Services Counseling from East Central University in 2012.
Master of Science Degree with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling through East Central University in 2015.
Master’s Degree – Counseling

Licensing
Licensed Professional Counselor – State of Oklahoma, Department of Health

Constance Wells

LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
NBCC National Board Certified Counselor
Member of Oklahoma Counseling Association

 

Meet Constance…

 

I offer a client-centered humanistic approach to counseling. I have experience with counseling a variety of clients including domestic violence, complex trauma, ptsd, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and self-esteem. I believe that it is a privilege and honor that my clients allow me to hear and hold space for their needs and struggles.

Emily A Feller

LPC

Meet Emily…

Life is tough and extremely complex. When it comes to seeking help, it can be hard to find someone that you can trust and be able to discuss the intense “stuff”. Therapy is a way to gain tools that will help guide you through this life. People come in different shapes and sizes, with so many different experiences and trauma. There isn’t a specific criteria that can define a person to one thing. Therefore, anyone is welcome. Come one, come all.
 
I have worked with adults, kids, families, and couples that have struggled with: coping skills, triggers, family/couple’s complexities, trauma’s/abuse, anxiety/depression, self care/love, ADHD/ ADD, communication issues, setting boundaries, sexual identity, sexual issues, health issues, self harm, suicidal thoughts, behavioral problems, and some addictions.
 
I love being able to sit down with my clients and help them gain the tools they need to have a more successful life. Anything in life can be a challenge, but having knowledge of healthy ways through those challenges is key. Having support and care from others is so important, and I would love to help and guide you through those together!
 

Chandra Buss

LPC_C

Meet Chandra…

Life is hectic and stressful enough. Therapy shouldn’t be. We all encounter times in our life where we feel misunderstood and disconnected. My approach to therapy is not to add to the stress of life but offer a safe, nonjudgmental environment where you feel understood, connected and heard.

My passion is working with people from a holistic perspective, taking into account the mind, physical body, and spiritual body are interconnected and true healing comes from finding the balance in these areas. Using an integrative method of Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Positive Psychology allows me to work with a wide variety of clients including couples, families, and individuals of all ages. My goal is to assist clients from all walks of life find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, whole, and safe.

Are you feeling depressed, anxious, and isolated? Are you looking for a way to find a way out of the rut? I would be honored to start the healing journey with you.

Education
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
University of the Southwest, Hobbs, NM Bachelor Of Science in Psychology, Ethics, & Biblical Theology
Mid-America Christian University

Licensing
Licensed Practical Nurse
Kiamichi Technology Center, Hugo, OK
Certified Private Pilot
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK

Associations
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Oklahoma Counseling Association (OCA)

Keely Kelley

LPC_C

Meet Keely…

I am an LPC-intern currently completing my clinical hours to gain my licensure. I am currently attending Northeastern State University for my master’s program and will graduate in December. I completed my bachelors at NSU with a major in Psychology and minor in Pre-Med. I love working with children, adolescents, parents, adults, and couples.

My theoretical orientation is integrative with Humanistic, Positive Psychology, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Everyone has their own story to tell and their story is their own truth. I believe the beauty of a counselor-client relationship is the therapist providing the safe space for the client to learn to step into their truth and power. I would love to have the opportunity help you in any way that I can!

Education
Associates in Pre-Med
Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK
Bachelors of Arts
Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, OK
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health
Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, OK

Associations
American Counseling Associations (ACA)
Oklahoma Counseling Associations (OCA)
Chi Sigma Iota
Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling (ACAC)
SAIGE

Ashley Woltjer

LPC_C

Meet Ashley…

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate(LPC-C) and a National Certified Counselor(NCC). I offer a specialized variety of therapeutic approaches: trauma treatment, interactive play therapy modalities, Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA) techniques, verbal & nonverbal communications, Circle of Security Parenting, & strengthening familial relationships.
 
I believe that empowerment, comfortability, & creativity drive children to create positive growth. I strive to provide a safe environment for clients to feel comfortable exploring their thoughts, expressing their feelings, and shaping their own values and worldviews. I assist in fostering diversity, advocacy, and inclusion with unconditional respect to all.
 

Hailey Landers

LPC_C

Meet Hailey…

You have one beautiful opportunity to walk this journey of life. At times that journey may be so full of fear, doubt, distrust, despair, and pain that you find yourself near (or quite literally) debilitated. Let me assure you, you are not alone in this pain. 
 
I believe your journey is sacred so above all I want to honor you and your journey. I also believe that the greatest power that counseling holds is in its potential to allow you to feel heard, truly heard, and accepted fully. You are enough in this moment as you are. 
 
The main focus for me in sessions is to provide you with a space to be fully you. I believe it’s important to focus on the present, but not ignore how the story of your past continues to affect your current narrative. I also believe that our interactions with and view of the world are largely shaped by our earliest interaction with family. Therefore, I find it important to discuss family structure within the session. I practice from a combination of modalities including CBT, ACT, and narrative therapy, but I am primarily driven by client centered therapy. I enjoy utilizing mindfulness techniques and creative techniques tailored specifically to the client. 
 
I have recently graduated and am working towards licensure. 
 
I would be honored to step alongside you on your journey. 

Bailey Rush

Intern

Meet Bailey…

I am currently working towards my masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northeastern State University and I will graduate in December. I am in my Practicum 2 and working on clinical hours to become an LPC. I received my bachelor of science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. I have experience working with adults and teens. My theoretical orientation is integrative with Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe that the relationship between client and counselor can bring about healing and change. Everyone has the capacity for self-growth, sometimes they just need a safe place to talk and process experiences. I look forward to helping you start your healing journey!

Education
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, Ok Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK

Associations
American Counseling Association (ACA) 

Joel Duncan

MA, NCC, LPC

Master’s Degree – Counseling
Board Certified Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
Former President of Oklahoma Counseling Association

Meet Joel…

I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Oklahoma since 2003, and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) since 2001. I obtained a bachelors degree in Theology from Criswell College in Dallas, Texas in 1990. I completed my Master’s Degree in counseling at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC in 1999. I performed my internship at East Carolina University, then supervision at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for four years, providing therapy to college-aged clients for a wide range of presentations, including depression, anger, trauma, sexual identity, substance abuse, academic achievement, career decisions, and psychological concerns.

In 2002 I moved back to my hometown of McAlester, Oklahoma. I worked as Counselor-Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice, counseling terminal clients and their families. While there I provided in-home psychological and spiritual support, specializing in grief, coping skills, meaning/purpose evaluation, and life review using cognitive-behavioral interventions. In January 2005, I opened a private practice where I provide confidential counseling, assessment, and referral services to adults and children. In 2013 we expanded to a Mental Health Clinic, adding therapists specializing in couples, family, and group counseling.

Our office is private, quiet, handicap accessible, and provides a relaxed, comfortable environment. We strive daily to provide our patients with care, respect, honesty, integrity and empathy, helping them reach their goals, overcome life’s challenges, and live a happier, more fulfilled life.

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Theology – Criswell College, Dallas, TX
Master’s Degree in Counseling – East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC
Ph.D. Candidate – Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Licensing
Licensed Professional Counselor – State of Oklahoma, Department of Health
Board Certified Counselor

Associations
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Oklahoma Counseling Association (OCA)
American Association of Christian Counselors (ACCA)
OCA Christian Counselor Division
Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)
Chi Sigma Iota – Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society

Experience
5 years in ministry
over 20 years in private business
over 15 years in counseling

Bonnie Ward

MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Trained in Neurofeedback, Othmer Method
EMDR trained

Meet Bonnie…

When human beings experience life stressors it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. This may occur from major life events or from the result of our fast and busy lifestyles. My great passion is helping people heal and get their life back on track.

I know that no single approach is the right one for every individual. My primary treatment method is Neurofeedback which I have found to be effective for a wide range of problems. Neurofeedback is a method in which the brain is essentially “retrained” to function more effectively and calms the nervous system. I also provide cognitive behavioral therapy in conjunction with the Neurofeedback.

I also offer cognitive behavior Therapy for pain management. This is a ten week program designed to help people with chronic pain manage their symptoms with hopefully less dependence on pharmaceuticals. Although some people will never be “pain free” or drug free this model has proved to
be effective in helping people gain a new perspective and ways of dealing with their pain to help them return to work or participate in life again.

I am also trained in Eye Movement and Reprocessing (EMDR). EMDR is a psychotherapy treatment that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference.

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation
East Central University, Ada, Ok
Master’s degree in Human Service counseling –East central University, Ada, Ok
EMDR Trained
Neurofeedback Trained – Orthmer Method

Licensing
Licensed Professional Counselor-State of Oklahoma
State of Oklahoma, Department of Health

Associations
Oklahoma Counseling Association
OCA Mental Health Division

Experience
20 years in the Vocational Rehabilitation Field
15 years in the Mental Health Field

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Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Highly Recommend”

“The therapists at this establishment are caring and intelligent individuals who care for their clients’ well-being. I highly recommend them!”

Mandy

“A Place That Cares”

I would highly recommend Oklahoma Christian Counseling to anyone searching for an understanding, non-judgemental, and compassionate counselor.”

A Ivy

“Saved My Life”

“OCC has literally saved my life. I can’t express my thanks for the kind and caring staff. We are so lucky to have a clinic of this caliber here!”

Janet

“Help I Needed”

“This place is amazing. Finally a place with real help, real compassion, and real answers. I got the help I needed. I finally feel like there is hope.”

Richard

McAlester Location

104 E Carl Albert Pkwy
McAlester, OK 74501

Tulsa Location

7161 S. Braden Ave
Tulsa, Ok 74136

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Phone/Text
918-319-2935

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