MEET THE LINCOLN PARK THERAPY GROUP TEAM
WE’LL HELP YOU FIND THE COURAGE TO CULTIVATE CHANGE.
Nicolle Osequeda, M.A., M.Ed., LMFT
My areas of expertise include counseling young adults, adults, and couples experiencing life transitions — identity, employment, geographic and relationship changes– and the difficulties they present. I work with individuals and couples to communicate better and learn the skills to begin building more fulfilling and healthy relationships. I have expertise and interest in working with young adults experiencing a quarter life crisis. I also enjoy working with visual, performance, and musical artists.
Millie Huckabee, M.A., LCPC
My field of expertise is working with young adults in transition who are feeling uncertain about employment, relationships or future– a quarter-life crisis. I enjoy working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression or relationship challenges. My other areas of interest include working with individuals who have experienced trauma and coping with the difficult emotions those experiences bring.
Veronica Payanoff, M.A., LPC
I work with young adults and adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship challenges. I also have experience working with the LGBTQIA community in regards to coming out, sexual and identity development, transgender, and transitioning.
Taylor Walker, Ed.S., LPC
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, transitional issues and relationship struggles. I also work with couples to build effective communication skills and grow as a couple.
Melissa Queen, MSW, LCSW
I work with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, eating disorders, PTSD/trauma, and relationship loss. My other areas of interest include working with individuals who are dealing with work related stress, interpersonal issues, Quarter Life Crises and life transitions. I also offer a safe and affirming therapeutic space for people in the LGBTQ+ community who are seeking support.
Meara Lynch-Hockensmith, M.S., LMFT
I work with individuals and couples, and specialize in: people experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, and difficulty adjusting to major life changes. My area of expertise is working with young adults who are going through a Quarter Life Crisis or significant life transitions, such as graduating from college, starting their first job, starting or ending a serious relationship, or contemplating other major life decisions.
Dariel Davis, M.A., NCC, LCPC
I work with individuals experiencing depression and anxiety, relationship and self esteem issues, as well as grief, loss and trauma and how to manage the difficult emotions these experiences elicit.
Erin Ameri, Ed.S
I work with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, and life transition issues. I specialize in working with older teens and emerging adults who are adjusting to new phases in their lives, having difficulties in their relationships, or looking for support to identify coping strategies to manage life’s challenges. I also offer a safe and affirming therapeutic space for people in the LGBTQ+ community who are seeking support.
Kayla Reda, M.Ed, LPC
I work with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, transitional issues, and trauma. If interested, I like to integrate EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), due to its many benefits, into the therapeutic process. I also offer a safe and affirming therapeutic space for people in the LGBTQ+ community who are seeking support.
Amanda Schmitt, Ed.S
I work with teens, young adults, and adults who are seeking personal growth, working through life transitions, and coping with relationship difficulties.
My area of expertise is with individuals who have experienced trauma, abuse, and relationship difficulties. I help individuals understand how their past experiences and relationships play a role in their life today.
Rachel Hagfors, M.A., LPC, NCC
My area of expertise is working with couples experiencing relationship challenges and individuals who are going through life transitions, struggling with self-esteem, or experiencing grief after a significant loss.