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Therapists

Dr. Deborah Edds, PhD / Staff Therapist

Dr. Edds is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her doctoral degree from the University of Louisville and did her internship training at the Village for Children and Families in Hartford, CT. Dr. Edds has extensive experience working with families and children. Prior to Kilgore, she spent nearly 20 years working as a therapist and administrator with community mental health and as a mental health specialist in the public school system. Dr. Edds is currently an adjunct graduate faculty member at Western Kentucky University and an adjunct instructor for Indiana Wesleyan University. She specializes in working with families, ADD / ADHD, school behavioral issues, parenting issues and adolescents.

Jessica Gibo, Staff Therapist/Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, Chaplain

Jessica Gibo is a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Masters of Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. She is a Board Certified Chaplain and values integrating spiritual wellness into her therapeutic work starting with the spiritual strengths and resources of the client. Jessica’s work experience as a Chaplain began at Queens Medical Center and Hawaii State Hospital which includes care for individuals with severe mental health conditions and work with indigenous populations. Jessica’s work includes attention to spiritual well-being, depression, anxiety, insomnia, relationship conflict, women’s issues, parenting, group therapy and couples counseling. In addition, she has provided extensive work in substance use order and level 1 trauma as well as applies Solution-Focused, Narrative, and Cognitive Behavioral therapy. It is important to Jessica that all individuals feel safe and supported, including BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ people and families.

Benjamin Wilson, Staff Therapist (LMFT)

Benjamin Wilson, LMFT, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing therapeutic services and results-oriented treatment plans. As a graduate of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the University of Louisville, Benjamin provides individual, family and group therapy that covers array of issues from depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, grief, stress management, and self-esteem. He has a passion in working with adolescents, and their parents, in addressing behavior problems, including disruptive and angry outbursts, inter/intrapersonal conflicts and trauma care, parenting strategies, ADD/ADHD, middle and high school transition periods, self-confidence, loss of a parent, bullying, impact of parents’ divorce, self-harm, and social engagements. Benjamin’s holistic approach to an adolescent involves the whole family in order to develop the best treatment, and his experience in the school systems is invaluable. A unique service Benjamin provides is home-based therapy which allows the child or parent the flexibility to stay home in a more familiar, comfortable environment.

Jim McGee, Staff Therapist, (LCSW, Chaplain, Pastoral Counselor)

Jim McGee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Chaplain and Ordain Presbyterian Minister who provides spiritually integrated therapy, pastoral counseling, and regular psychotherapy including solution focused therapy, DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), EMDR, ADD coaching, narrative therapy, dream work, depth psychology, and 12 step work. He has over 20 years of counseling and clinical experience covering major depression, anxiety, complicated grief, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, adolescent behavior problems, substance use/chemical dependency, and couples and family therapy. He brings a holistic approach to treatment and serves adults, adolescents, children, and families. As a musician and therapist, he works with clients through therapeutic music techniques including music composition, therapeutic recording, expressive percussion, healing song lyrics and spiritual song therapy. Jim holds a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Seminary, a Masters of Social Work form West Virginia University, and a M.A. in Folklore/Cultural Studies from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Laura Green, Staff Therapist/Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, Chaplain

Laura Green is a graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Seminary with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and Divinity as well as a Master in Spiritually from Bellarmine University. Laura has served as chaplain at Baptist Health tending to the needs of oncology, coronary care, women’s health and mother/baby consultation and ICU patients and their families; chaplain at Treyton Oaks for pastoral care for the elderly and their families; and Home-based therapy for children 3+, adolescents, and female adults. Her experience includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness techniques and play strategies, and helping LGBTQ clients. Laura embraces a holistic approach that involves the whole family in order to develop the best treatment. As a mother of three, she loves animals, reading good books, photography, and spending time with family and friends.

Barry Winstead, Clinical Director, (LMFT)

Barry Winstead is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Pastoral Counselor dedicated to the practice of spiritually-relationally-integrated psychotherapy. He holds a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, where he is also a member of the clinical faculty. With 20 years of clinical experience in working with family dynamics including couple/marital relationships of all ages, parenting issues, family trauma and crisis, children and adolescent therapy (covering issues like stress, anxiety, addiction, depression) and individual therapy, Barry’s passion and specialty focuses on a holistic approach to improve the individual and relationships. He has worked with issues involving depression, grief, loss, anger, and stress. In addition to his Clinical Director responsibilities, he brings his ministerial background to assist clergy and congregational care. He was also instrumental in designing Open Door Youth Services in southern Indiana and was a therapist for Family and Children’s First. Barry is married, has two daughters, enjoys playing golf (when he has time), the piano, singing, and spending time with family and friends.

Staff

Ken Fleming, Executive Director

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