Linda Gray - Licensed Professional Counselor
Linda Gray M.A., L.P.C. is a graduate of Ottawa University with a Master’s Degree in Counseling and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy. She has been providing treatment for families in transition due to domestic violence, abuse, neglect, and traumatic loss since 1993 when she helped to found the first Children’s Advocacy Center in the State of Arizona. Linda is recognized as a passionate advocate for children who provides training for parents, professionals and schools on the impact of trauma on the developing brain. Her achievements include founding a school-based gardening and expressive arts program, Healing Arts for Children’s Hearts that has helped over one thousand children overcome the effects of family violence and succeed in school.
She is the past president of the Arizona Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and current member of the Arizona Association of Play Therapy, Infant-Toddler Mental Health Coalition and American Counseling Association.
As a professional, Linda gives back to the community in many ways: offering free in-service presentations to shelters, parent organizations and preschools and acting as Internship Supervisor for Master’s Level interns in Counseling and Expressive Arts from Ottawa University, Arizona State University, University of Phoenix, Prescott College and Grand Canyon University.
Linda uses a blend of sensory, play and expressive therapies as well as cognitive-behavioral interventions to help children and families. Currently, she is interested in the area of infant-toddler mental health, offering training to raise awareness and provide support for families with very young children who have experienced trauma, loss and neglect.
Through the Empowerment Group Linda offers services for:
Families in transition due to divorce and child custody issues; foster, kinship care and adoption; separation due to mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence or parent incarceration; grief and loss
Parent Education and Therapeutic Parenting for concerns related to toddlers/pre-school/elementary school age children with social, emotional, sleep and behavior problems.
- Family Bonding and Attachment Therapy
- Play-therapy, Sand-tray and Expressive Arts therapy for a range of childhood concerns.
- Assessment and Treatment for child sexual abuse and other types of trauma.
- General Mental Health Treatment for adults.
Tyra Davenport MS, LPC, NCC, DCC
Tyra received her Master Degree in Professional Counseling from Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin. Tyra is a National Certified Counselor and a Distance Certified Counselor/online. She has provided mental health services since 2003. Tyra has worked in many different areas of counseling such as with individuals, couples, families, group home, schools, businesses, churches, hospitals, and prisons. Today, Tyra’s area of focus is towards helping adults, couples and businesses thrive.
Tyra’s specialties are: life transitions, life change, self-esteem issues, self-discovery/identity issues, organization/ decluttering, marital/pre-marital issues, emotional distress, emotional regulation needs, coping skills training, occupational wellness, workplace productivity and more. Tyra enjoys helping people and businesses find solutions to life’s problems and seeing lives and businesses changed for the better.
Tyra uses the following therapeutic modalities /approaches:
- Solution Focus Therapy
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Somatic therapy
- Transpersonal Therapy
- Eclectic Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing modalities
- Christian/Spiritual Based Counseling
- Couples Counseling
- Individual Counseling (adults)
- Life Coaching
Amy Rehm - Licensed Associate Counselor
Karyn Romo - Licensed Associate Counselor
Karyn earned her Masters in Counseling from Liberty University and believes the therapeutic journey is an important part of healing for individuals from all walks of life. Karyn works with individuals who struggle with a variety of issues from depression, anxiety, grief, and loss to substance abuse and domestic violence. Karyn is also certified in the Prepare/Enrich marriage program as a trainer and facilitator and works with couples to build on their strengths, communication, and conflict resolution. Karyn provides a caring, client-centered, relation-based therapy and works alongside her clients in an open and integrative way to help each individual achieve their personal goals.