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Shannon K. Spellman, M.S.W., LCSW, LISAC, LMFT

Shannon K. Spellman, M.S.W., LCSW, LISAC, LMFT

Profession(s): Clinical Social Work, Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy

"I believe in a strength-based approach to healing and resolving problems. I work to help you tap into the resources you already have within you to help you..." read more

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Shannon K. Spellman, M.S.W., LCSW, LISAC, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01477

Jeanne Tomasiewicz, MA, LPC

Jeanne Tomasiewicz, MA, LPC

Profession(s): Counselling

"You have the self-knowledge and perspective to solve the problems that concern you. My role is to guide you to discover the way to make the changes you wan..." read more

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Jeanne Tomasiewicz, MA, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17982

 
 
Cristy Lopez, Ph.D.

Cristy Lopez, Ph.D.

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"As seen on the Dr. Phil show, I am a clinical psychologist who works with individual adults, couples, adolescents, and families experiencing a variety of p..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Cristy Lopez, Ph.D. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 02065

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Lynn Hoyland, MA, LMFT   Teen, Family and Couples Counselor

Lynn Hoyland, MA, LMFT Teen, Family and Couples Counselor

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"My philosophy in working with people is first and foremost, respect. I believe that everyone does the best that they can, with what they know at the time...." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85028

Lynn Hoyland, MA, LMFT   Teen, Family and Couples Counselor Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 04554

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Michael Graham, MC, LPC, LISAC

Michael Graham, MC, LPC, LISAC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Adults

"I believe in the power of the human spirit to overcome almost any obstacle. I have spent over thirty years helping people triumph over the pain and lonelin..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Wickenburg, AZ 85390

Michael Graham, MC, LPC, LISAC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 06424

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Marbi Gallaway MA. LPC. LISAC

Marbi Gallaway MA. LPC. LISAC


Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Other

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I specialize in working with those individuals, couples and families who suffer from codependence and addictions to sex, love, food, chemicals or other com..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Marbi Gallaway MA. LPC. LISAC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 03304

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Lise Flores-Reed, PhD

Lise Flores-Reed, PhD

Verified Credentials

Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"My approach to working with patients focuses on empowerment, collaboration and the enhancement of strengths and resilience. I am a Clinical Health Psycholo..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85085

Lise Flores-Reed, PhD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11915

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James Westly, MC, LPC

James Westly, MC, LPC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"DEVELOP YOUR POTENTIAL!! Turn challenges in your life into opportunities for growth!! Inspire, uplift, and heal a life's worth of conditioned responses. De..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85028

James Westly, MC, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 16056

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Melissa Cox-Pasqua, BSN, RN, MAPC, LPC

Melissa Cox-Pasqua, BSN, RN, MAPC, LPC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Nursing, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"I believe everyone has what they need to work through life issues, sometimes we need someone to guide us back to those gifts...." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Melissa Cox-Pasqua, BSN, RN, MAPC, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 17143

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Beverly S. Mahaffey, LPC

Beverly S. Mahaffey, LPC

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"My approach is to first honor the strength and resilience that exists within everyone. I have a profound respect for the past struggles every couple or per..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Beverly S. Mahaffey, LPC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18689

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Cheryl L. Wheeler, MA, NCC, LAC

Cheryl L. Wheeler, MA, NCC, LAC

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"Providing a holistic perspective in the therapy process; taking into consideration the "whole" person. Finding inner peace, is ultimately the journey we t..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Scottsdale, AZ 88260

Cheryl L. Wheeler, MA, NCC, LAC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 11521

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Gordon A Gunnell, MS, LMFT, LISAC

Gordon A Gunnell, MS, LMFT, LISAC

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Other

Age groups I work with: Adults

"Most people start looking for a therapist or counselor when they have had difficulty identifying a problem, or they have not been successful in resolving o..." read more

Phoenix, AZ 85044

Gordon A Gunnell, MS, LMFT, LISAC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 03383

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Located in the desert of Arizona, Phoenix is a mecca for sporting events, Native American history, and culture. This state capital is located in Maricopa County and has 1,488,750 full-time residents1. Each year, millions more visit the city to attend various bowls and games. The Phoenix Coyotes, the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Phoenix Suns, and the Arizona Cardinals all call Phoenix home. Superbowl XLII was held at the University of Phoenix, and NASCAR holds two annual events at the Phoenix International Raceway. Each year, college sports fans flock to the city to watch the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Students can choose from one of many excellent schools of higher education in the area, including Arizona State University, the University of Phoenix, and the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

 

Mental Health Statistics
Based on a community survey conducted by the City of Phoenix Human Services Department, 10% of residents live with anxiety, bipolar, or depression. Rates of drug use were 3.5% for marijuana and 4.5% for prescription pain pills used for nonmedical purposes2. The same survey found that 8% of residents use mental health services, 2% use shelters for victims of domestic violence and another 2% use substance abuse treatment services3. Overall, more than 104,000 Maricopa County residents were enrolled in or accessed services from Arizona’s Behavioral Public Health Department in 20125. In addition, incidents of child abuse and neglect rose by 16.3% between 2008 and 2012. In 2012, there were in excess of 11,000 separate reports of child abuse or neglect in Phoenix4.

 

Mental Health Programs
Maricopa County and the City of Phoenix operate in conjunction with Arizona’s Behavioral Public Health System to offer extensive services on the county and state level. On the city level, residents can take advantage of programs that address children’s needs, including Head Start. This nationally based program involves parents in the healthcare process by teaching parenting skills and educating them on developmental and behavioral health. Children at risk are assigned a case manager to ensure that their overall health needs are being safely and securely met in and outside of the home.

 

The city’s Crime Victim Services Department has a special Family Advocacy Division designed to help victims of crime. Emotional damage can be just one consequence of a crime and survivors are offered a range of services to deal with the emotional, physical, and even financial damage of violent crime. Therapy, support groups, and special medical attention for sexual crimes and case management are just some of the resources available to victims of violent crimes.

 

Residents can also take advantage of crisis and senior services. The city devotes its attention to those in crisis situations that include homelessness, job-loss, utility shut-off, or food insecurity. Through elder services, housing assistance, and other avenues of aid, the city is able to help residents overcome temporary setbacks that can cause emotional challenges and provide them the resources they need to get back on their feet6.

 

1 U.S. Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau. (2013). State & County QuickFacts. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/04/0455000.html

2 City of Phoenix, Human Services. (2013). 2013 Community Assessment, 293-300. Retrieved from http://phoenix.gov/webcms/groups/internet/@inter/@dept/@hsd/documents/web_content/094215.pdf

3 City of Phoenix, Human Services. (2013). 2013 Community Assessment, 43. Retrieved from http://phoenix.gov/webcms/groups/internet/@inter/@dept/@hsd/documents/web_content/094215.pdf

4 Arizona Department of Mental Health Services, Division of Behavioral Health Services. (2013). An Introduction to Arizona’s Public Behavioral Health System, 2. Retrieved from http://www.azdhs.gov/bhs/documents/news/az-behavioral-health-system-intro-2013.pdf

5 City of Phoenix, Human Services. (2013). 2013 Community Assessment, 14. Retrieved from http://phoenix.gov/webcms/groups/internet/@inter/@dept/@hsd/documents/web_content/094215.pdf

6 City of Phoenix, Human Services. (2013). Programs and Services. Retrieved from http://phoenix.gov/humanservices/programs/index.html