Brian is a graduate with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the IU School of Social Work focusing on mental health and addiction and is currently a Licensed Social Worker working to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Brian has vast experience working in numerous settings, including school-based, home-based, and local community organizations. In his experience, he has primarily worked with children, adolescents, and families and has worked with those needing support with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, behavioral problems, attachment and bonding, life adjustments, anger, self-esteem, mood disorders, grief/loss, and addiction. When working with individuals and families, Brian employs an approach that uses multiple systems to identify your needs and help you achieve your goals by applying Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Perspective, Strengths-Based Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Dr. Luna is a licensed clinical psychologist from the east coast. She earned her Doctorate in Psychology with a concentration in Children and Families from LaSalle University in Philadelphia. However, she is a generalist and values diversity. She enjoys working across diagnostic populations and ages ranges, and has done so for over 15 years.
Dr. Luna is a Credentialed Sexually Abusive Youth Clinician. She has worked in pharmaceutical research, as well as served as a Clinical Director for an APA-accredited Internship Program. She has also acted as Clinical Supervisor for Master and Bachelor level mental health professionals for adult and youth-based teams at a large community mental health center in downtown Indianapolis.
Dr. Luna operates from a Cognitive Behavioral framework but integrates concepts from Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy. She believes in a holistic approach. She has training in Structural Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Problem Solving Skills Training.
Ann Marie earned her Master of Art of Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana Wesleyan University. Prior to earning her master’s degree, Ann Marie worked with children with special needs and their families. Ann Marie uses play therapy techniques with children ages three and up experiencing behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, adoption, and attachment injuries. She has experience working with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, OCD, grief, parenting issues, interpersonal complications, life transitions, and caregiver support. She is trained in Trauma-Focused CBT, Theraplay and Attachment focused interventions for the treatment of trauma, emotional dysregulation, and behavioral challenges. Ann Marie is also trained in various forms of play therapy and is working toward becoming a registered play therapist. She is available to meet with children three and up, adults, and families.
Ann is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University. She has practiced for over 19 years and supervised a program at a mental health center before going into private practice. She has worked with all ages but now primarily works with adults in addressing life stressors, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, relationship and trauma issues. Ann also has experience in working with people with higher functioning autism. She uses a wide range of treatment approaches but specializes in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques including practical exercises that can be used outside of the office. Ann has an interest and additional training in the physical effects from mood disorders and how they work within the brain and body. This knowledge is used with clients to assist them with gaining a better understanding into what they may be experiencing and allows for a more holistic treatment approach.
Ashlyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, currently serving as an outpatient therapist and clinical supervisor. Ashlyn received her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a minor in Psychology, along with her Master of Social Work degree, from Indiana University. Ashlyn has developed her experience working with children, adults, couples, and families through providing individual and family therapy to those involved with the Department of Child Services. Ashlyn also previously held the role of a school-based therapist, providing individual and group therapy sessions to students and their families.
Ashlyn offers individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Ashlyn has expertise addressing a wide variety of mental health diagnoses through various therapeutic treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR. Ashlyn utilizes a strengths-based and client-centered approach, and is deeply committed to helping her clients reach their goals.
Beverly Mussetter is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Social Work BSW Bachelor of Social Work and the MSW Advanced Standing programs. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Indiana, she has provided over 17 years of home-based therapeutic services for “at risk” children and families, maintained a private therapy practice, retired as an Indiana University School of Social Work Associate Faculty after teaching the BSW Program Curriculum for eight years, served on numerous boards for family centered organizations, and has utilized Strength-Based Practice in all areas of her professional career. Beverly specializes in individual, group, and family therapy with expertise in therapeutic models that include:
- Grief and loss
- Recovery from symptoms of codependency
- Parent-child relationships
- Family dynamics
- Couples counseling
- Anxiety disorders
- Child/adolescent disorders including children with symptoms of ADHD
Grant Gray has over 30 years of experience working in the mental health field as a therapist, program manager, and administrator. He has developed and directed many research-based programs in the state of Indiana and has extensive experience working with children, families, and adults. He has expertise in behavioral problems, family relations, and has been trained in multiple evidence-based practices, including Functional Family Therapy, an evidence-based treatment for families that are struggling with their children’s behavior and/or relationships.
Over the last 11 years, Mr. Gray has directed LifeSolutions Counseling and overseen the growth of our group practice in both the number of clients we serve and the array of services we provide. LifeSolutions now delivers mental health services at two locations and offers counseling, psychological, and psychiatric services to individuals and families in the central Indiana region.
Joe is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist with over 15 years of experience in working with individuals, groups, couples, and families. He graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with his master’s degree and has worked with a diverse range of clients in school, community agency, and private practice settings. He remains a licensed school counselor in the state of Indiana. Joe works particularly well with those struggling with Depression, Anxiety (Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, OCD, Panic Disorders), and other Mood Disorders, as well as Grief/Loss, Trauma, Chronic Pain, Divorce, Anger, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, and Phase of Life issues. Joe describes his style of therapy as both Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-Focused, utilizing evidence-based standards and striving to bring balance and congruence to his clients’ lives. His outside interests include listening to and creating music, communing with nature, and being with family.
Megan Skelding is a Board Certified, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner caring for clients throughout their lifespan with an emphasis on building therapeutic relationships. Treatment follows an agreed-upon set of goals obtained throughout the evaluation and diagnosing, with the use of medication as an avenue to assist with an individualized plan of care. Megan’s area of expertise includes anxiety, depression, ADHD, mood, and psychotic disorders.
Josh is a graduate of Ball State University, where he earned both a Bachelor and a Master degree of Counseling. With over seven years of experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Josh has experience in complex childhood trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioral difficulties, and overcoming relationship challenges. Josh works with clients ages three and up and provides individual, family, and play therapy.
Having grown up in the Indianapolis area himself, Josh is passionate about servicing the central Indiana community.
Kate is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis, where she earned a Master of Clinical Psychology degree. Kate has had seven years of experience in the mental health field. She began her work as a home-based therapist working with families involved with the Department of Child Services, which she still does to date, eventually moving to outpatient therapy with LifeSolutions. Kate enjoys helping those with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and trauma, but also has experience helping those with depression, bipolar, and personality issues. Kate also is experienced in LGBTQ issues and in couples therapy. Kate is certified by the International Association for Trauma Professionals as a Level 1 Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and is currently working to become a professional member of the International OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) Foundation. Kate works with adults and adolescents and takes a collaborative approach to therapy. Kate believes in each person’s resilience and ability to overcome their own obstacles but feels privileged to offer professional support in helping those find more effective ways to do so.
Kalen provides therapy to adults and adolescents struggling with life’s challenges. She believes in a collaborative and client-focused therapeutic relationship with treatment that is tailored to fit the client’s goals and individual experiences. Kalen’s work is influenced by Interpersonal and Strength-Based Approaches, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Emotion-Focused Therapy. Her clinical interests include addressing anxiety and depressive disorders, trauma, self-esteem issues, phase of life concerns, and relationship issues including domestic violence. In addition to identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community, she is particularly passionate about working with and affirming others who are a part of this vibrant community. Kalen greatly enjoys fostering a safe space where clients are empowered to be their authentic selves and achieve their goals.
Kalen is a graduate of DePauw University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Psychology degree (and French) before earning her Master of Mental Health Counseling degree from the University of Indianapolis. During her training, Kalen provided individual counseling to students at a local university and co-facilitated a mindfulness group. When she first started at LifeSolutions, she worked as a home-based therapist serving families involved with the Department of Child Services. She is happy to be part of the LifeSolutions outpatient team as a licensed therapist.
Keegan is a board-certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Rhodes College and went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. Keegan has experience providing medication management and supportive therapy to patients with various psychiatric conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has worked with patients ranging in age from 4 years old to over 100 years old. In addition to patient care, Keegan also has experience in nursing leadership and clinical and regulatory compliance. Keegan values evidence-based practice and believes in a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to mental health care. Keegan works closely with her supervising psychiatrist, Dr. Miller, and the experienced therapists of LifeSolutions to provide the highest quality of care to her patients.
Kaylee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She has gained experience in a variety of settings over the last eight years including within the home, school, residential, and office settings. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults while utilizing a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Centered Play therapy & Theraplay techniques, Trauma-Focused CBT, EMDR, and Solution-Focused therapy. Kaylee brings a strengths-based, compassionate, and personal approach to her work and has pursued helping children, adults, and families through challenging times such including adjustment, anxiety, depression, trauma/abuse, child attachment issues, self-esteem issues, substance use, grief, loss, and bereavement.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Purdue University with concentrations in psychology of addiction and clinical rehabilitation psychology, concurrent with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Indiana University, focusing largely on Eastern philosophy and the impact of meditation and spiritual practices on the psyche, culminating in research on the relationship between spiritual practice and alcohol use. He received his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, specializing in Expressive Arts Therapy and Marriage and Family Therapy, from California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, California, where he studied the applications of visual art, music, exercise, and functional nutrition as modalities for improving mental health. He completed his clinical practicum at Native American Health Center in San Francisco, where he deepened his knowledge of the roles spirituality, the arts, and physical health play in improving and maintaining the quality of life, while also receiving in-depth training in treating historical trauma. Michael began his doctoral studies at CIIS, where he is pursuing a degree in Integral Transpersonal Psychology, a modality that integrates mental, physical, and spiritual health, as well as impact our families of origin and community have on our wellbeing. During his time at CIIS, Michael has worked on several research projects focusing on the psychotherapeutic uses of traditional plant medicines, man-made entheogens, and non-ordinary states of consciousness. Michael is in the process of finishing his doctoral dissertation, researching the expanded use of Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy and is currently the only person in Indiana certified in KAP.
Sasha is a Licensed Social Worker with eight years of combined experience working with individuals of all ages. She began her social work career working with adults suffering from substance abuse and addiction in an outpatient setting in Evanston, Illinois. She also gained experience working with children and adolescents in an inpatient/outpatient hospital setting in Chicago, Illinois. More recently, Sasha has been working as a home-based therapist in the state of Indiana, where she has been providing therapeutic services to children and families over the last five years. Sasha utilizes a strength-based perspective in her treatment of individuals suffering from traumas in a wide variety of areas. She strives to provide a safe, calm, and empowering environment for individuals to thrive in and meet their full potential.
Sasha’s areas of clinical interest include the following: Anxiety, Addictions, Depression, Substance Abuse, Domestic Violence, Trauma, Infertility, Eating Disorders, Child-Welfare, ADHD, Anger Management, Grief and Loss, and Self-esteem.
Sasha earned her master’s degree with a concentration in Children and Families from Loyola University Chicago and earned her Bachelor of Psychology and Sociology degrees with a minor in Music from Indiana University-Bloomington. She is trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and is pursuing her clinical licensure in social work as well as her certification and licensure in Play Therapy.
Sara earned a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. She also has bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Texas A&M University. Sara has previously worked in a residential center with teenagers and provided home-based therapy services for children and families involved with the Department of Child Services prior to currently working in a private practice setting. She has worked with individuals, couples, and families. Sara is Level 1 trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy; she utilizes both Gottman Method Couples Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy in work with couples. She also utilizes an integrative therapy approach, drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Family Systems Theory. Sara’s clinical interests include individuals with anxiety or depression, couples who have experienced infidelity, and individuals or families experiencing phase of life changes. She can also provide faith-based counseling upon request.
Teresa is a graduate from the IU School of Social Work, where she first received her Bachelor of Social Work before earning her Master of Social Work with a focus in mental health and addiction. Teresa has gained experience providing individual and family therapy through her work with children, adults, and families that were involved with the Department of Child Services. Teresa also previously conducted individual and group therapy sessions with adults diagnosed with severe mental illnesses. Teresa is currently serving as a therapist and clinical supervisor at LifeSolutions Counseling.
Teresa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who offers individual and family therapy for adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Teresa utilizes a wide range of therapeutic models and approaches including Client-Centered, Strength-Based, Solution-Focused, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Teresa is also trained in EMDR and utilizes this to help clients heal from trauma, anxiety, depression, and many other issues that may be present in a client’s life. Teresa is client-focused and ensures clients’ needs and goals are established and prioritized in a safe and comfortable environment.
April is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over a decade of experience in providing mental health services to individuals and families. April has previous experience working in residential, inpatient, school-based, and home-based/community settings. She enjoys working with older teens and adults of all ages, primarily providing individual therapy. April’s expertise is working with depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), family conflict, relationship issues, grief/loss, and adjustments/transitions in life. She has been trained in providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based treatment, which is a highly effective method of addressing various traumatic life events, including sexual abuse. April is very effective in helping individuals find relief from life’s daily stressors, as well as helping them to find the strengths within themselves to improve their quality of life. April integrates a variety of therapeutic approaches into treatment, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Dialectical Behavioral therapy. She provides a safe environment, while using a strengths-based and client-centered approach, to assist clients in addressing their specific needs to help empower themselves to achieve their identified goals.
April graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and then received her Master of Social Work from Indiana University.
Jessi is a graduate of Iowa State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Psychology degree as a 4-year student-athlete, before graduating from Indiana University-Bloomington with her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and her education specialist degree in Counselor Education. Jessi is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), who offers individual and family therapy for children ages 2+, adolescents, adults, and couples. She has experience working in residential, group home, school-based, crisis, and outpatient settings, and as an outpatient clinician, she has served clients in both community mental health centers and in private practice. Jessi has advanced training in Trauma-Informed Care for treating sexual, physical, and emotional abuse and neglect, medical trauma, and PTSD. Jessi frequently utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Brief Solutions Therapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy in her work with clients. Her clinical interests range from behavior disorders, including helping clients manage hyperactivity, anger, and defiance, to mood disorders like anxiety and depression, to supporting clients through stress, parenting challenges, grief/loss, body image/self-esteem struggles, attachment injuries, and relationship discord. Since joining LifeSolutions Counseling in 2014 as an outpatient clinician, Jessi has also served as a clinical supervisor for a team of home-based providers and spent two years as Associate Director, helping to open a second office location, before recently accepting the position of Practice Director for both locations. She serves on the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Board within her new role while also remaining an active member of IARCA.
Kelli is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and earned her master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. Prior to graduate school, Kelli worked as an educator at the elementary and middle school level in both general education and functional academic classrooms. Kelli has worked in intensive outpatient, home-based, and office-based settings. She enjoys working with individuals (including children as young as age three) and families. Kelli is experienced in using play therapy techniques and uses (child-centered, expressive arts, and directive) interventions to help children express, process, and learn to better manage their emotions. Kelli’s clinical interests include supporting military families and survivors of trauma/abuse, as well as clients navigating disability, life stressors, and mood disorders. She is trained in both Trauma-Informed Care and Cognitive Processing Therapy for the treatment of trauma. Kelli works from a family systems perspective and utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Strength-Based techniques to assist clients in reaching their goals.
Niki is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience. She enjoys working with adults, adolescents, and couples. She has expertise with PTSD, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, OCD, phobias, grief/loss, body image/self-esteem, relationship/marital issues, military issues, and trauma. Niki has been trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based treatment addressing multiple types of trauma. Niki is also trained to use Gottman techniques in her work with couples and resolving marital issues. Niki utilizes a range of therapeutic techniques to meet her clients’ needs. She incorporates Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Strength-Based approaches in her practice. Niki genuinely strives to help her clients achieve mental wellness as they deal with life stress.
Niki obtained her Bachelor of Psychology degree from the University of Illinois. She obtained her Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Valparaiso University. Niki has worked in community mental health centers, residential centers and home -based programs.
Sarah earned her Bachelor of Psychology and Gerontology degrees from Miami University of Ohio and her Master of Clinical Psychology degree from the University of Indianapolis. She has worked in a variety of mental health treatment settings, including a college counseling center, community mental health clinic, and hospital, prior to her employment with LifeSolutions. Sarah worked as a home-based therapist with DCS court ordered clients before joining the outpatient team here at LifeSolutions. Sarah is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and has specialized clinical training and experience in the areas of trauma processing, parent-child relational concerns, attachment/bonding issues, Child-Centered Play Therapy, and Theraplay. Her clinical interests include mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment concerns, attachment disorders, trauma/abuse/neglect, behavioral disorders, and ADHD. Sarah utilizes a combination of therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Brief Solutions Therapy, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Theraplay, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Family Systems Therapy. Sarah strives to provide a therapeutic environment that is strength-based, safe, and supportive of all clients and families she meets.
Dr. Fleming is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist providing psychological services to adolescents, adults, and older adults in various phases of life. Dr. Fleming has special clinical interests in the following areas: chronic pain, medical conditions and illnesses, personality disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Fleming works from a Cognitive-Behavioral perspective and utilizes many Dialectical Behavioral Treatment strategies within her practice. Dr. Fleming supervises and assists in other capacities at this location; however, does not currently provide therapy services.
Dr. Miller attended Indiana University-Bloomington from 1999-2003 for undergraduate studies, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and graduated with distinction. He then attended the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSOM) from 2003-2007, earning his Doctorate of Medicine in 2007. Dr. Miller completed his residency training from 2007-2011 in Psychiatry with the IUSOM. During this training, he was awarded the Golden Apple Award by IUSOM for providing medical student education and the Chief Resident role from July-Dec of 2010. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the IUSOM from 2011-2012. During his training, he was employed as a physician with Meridian Services based in Indianapolis, where he worked with the developmental disabilities dual diagnosis program from 2011-2012. Additionally, from 2011-2012, he provided weekend coverage as an employed physician with Bloomington Meadows for their acute inpatient units for adults, adolescents, and children. Dr. Miller’s training included a unique opportunity of working in the Christian Sarkine Center for Autism with IU Health Riley from 2010-2012. Dr. Miller has received a good cross-section of training in both outpatient and inpatient settings and has served at a variety of different medical institutions within the greater Indianapolis area, including University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital, Veterans Hospital, Wishard/Eskenazi Health Hospital, and LaRue Carter Hospital.
Dr. Miller took his first post-training career role with IU Health Physicians from August 2012-May 2014, providing both outpatient and inpatient services in geriatric, adult, adolescent, and child populations. From June 2014-present, he has been with Eskenazi Health/Midtown Child and Adolescent outpatient services. He is a member of the American Psychiatry Association (APA) and a council member for the regional Indiana Psychiatry Society (IPA). He is also a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), for which he has served in various council roles, and is currently the president-elect for the regional Indiana Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ICCAP). He continues as a volunteer faculty member for the IUSOM for their psychiatry residency, medical student, and physician assistant student educational programs. He was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award as a volunteer faculty member by the IUSOM Department of Psychiatry in 2016 for his efforts in providing education/training to resident physicians. The IU Physician Assistant program requested he sit on their student rotation advisory board as of January 2019-present.
Diane is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician with twelve years of experience in providing mental health services to individuals and families. She received her Master of Counseling degree from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, and gained experience providing home-based and intensive out-patient therapeutic services for adults in a community mental health center. Since moving to Indianapolis, Diane has provided home-based therapy services for children and families involved with the Department of Child Services. Diane is trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and is Certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based treatment model designed to assist children, adolescents, and their families in overcoming the negative effects of a traumatic experience. She utilizes a strength-based and client-centered approach focused on helping individuals of all ages reach their goals. Diane’s areas of clinical interest include: Anxiety and Depression, Trauma and Abuse, Grief and Loss, Cancer Support, Life Transitions, and Caregiver Support.