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Tamara P. Fields, LCSW-S (Clinical Director)

Tamara P. Fields is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor in the State of Illinois and Texas. She studied social work at The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, where she received her Master of Arts degree in 2005. Tamara has been working from coast to coast in the field of social work for nearly 20 years. Tamara has acquired a wide range of experience working with clients of all ages. She has worked with these clients in a variety of settings, some of which include inpatient hospitalization, residential treatment centers, community based programs and currently in private practice. While it is without a doubt that Tamara has a personal interest in working with individuals experiencing a variety of life stressors, she has developed a passion for working with individuals impacted by abuse and neglect, grief and loss and  trauma. Tamara is well experienced in helping children, adolescents and teens in particular. She is trained in Sandtray Therapy, EMDR, CBT, TF-CBT, CPT and CISM. Tamara is currently the Branch Chair for the Central Texas Chapter National Association of Social Workers. She also serves as a Trustee for the Texas Chapter Political Action for Candidate Election of the National Association of Social Workers.

(Killeen,Texas and Homewood, Illinois Locations)

Ann Bogus, LPC

Ann is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified School Counselor who studied at Texas A&M, Central Texas.  She has experience working with families, couples, adults, children, adolescents, and military families.  Ann is especially passionate about helping families function peacefully, couples reconnect and communicate effectively, and tweens/teens navigate confusing distressing times productively.  Ann’s goal is to walk alongside clients and assist them in making the vision they hold for their lives and relationships more of a reality.  Ann provides a nonjudgmental, safe, and caring space that allows clients to freely explore current challenges, set goals to meet and overcome those challenges, and to increase quality of life.  She uses a trauma-informed approach and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques and Solution Focused strategies to help with difficulties such as depression, anxiety, behavioral concerns, grief and loss, and family obstacles.  Ann enjoys hiking, reading, crafting and spending time with family and friends.

Steven Dorsey, LPC

Steven is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He aims to impact his client’s lives for the better. Steven is passionate about working with underserved communities and populations to improve and change the trajectory of their lives. Steven has previously served as a LPHA where he helped shape the system in which young people across our state are able to access needed mental health services. He has contributed towards developing an implementation plan, building a solid team, community outreach, networking, and service provision. It is because of these experiences that Steven believes in combining clinical theory and community building to create an organic sense of integration. The clinical skills that Steven relies on are CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), and Choice Theory. Through these therapies, we can process the conscious and unconscious messages we receive from the world around us. Steven believes our personal growth comes from bringing these blindspots to the surface. Outside of the office, Steven enjoys writing, relaxing, and all things related to the Dallas Cowboys. 

Brenda Ford, LCSW

Brenda Ford is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas. She studied social work at Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania, where she received her Master of Social Work degree in 1988. Brenda has been working in the field of social work for over 30 years. She retired from Darnall Army Medical Center where she provided therapeutic services to Soldiers and family members, including children. She is well experienced in developing comprehensive goal-oriented treatment plans designed to ameliorate self-defeating behaviors and emotional distress. Throughout her years of experience she has acquired the knowledge and skills required to conduct psychosocial assessments for children and adults, and to provide evidenced based treatment services to individuals, families and groups. Brenda has an in-depth understanding and sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences to contribute to the development of treatment plans and individualized treatment to all of her clients.

Daniel Helvetius, LPC

Daniel is a Certified School Counselor and Licensed Professional   n and couples. Daniel utilizes solution-focused strategies coupled with cognitive behavioral foundational philosophies to facilitate an integrated strength based treatment plan to create an individualized path to wellness for each client. He has experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, video game and technology addiction, communication problems, ADHD/ADD, loneliness, grief, and post traumatic stress disorder. Daniel specializes in treating At-Risk youth and teens with issues at school and home like running away, truancy, anger management, fighting, and other behavioral disorders. Daniel’s unique experience as a Professional School Counselor and LPC gives him a focused perception on assisting families with  navigating state and federal laws regarding special education, 504 plans and educational disciplinary procedures regarding all students within the school system. 

Tamika Payne, MA, LCDC

Tamika Payne is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She served 8 years in the army and National Guard. She has a Bachelors in Social Work, a Master’s in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. She worked in Afghanistan as a Combat Stress Counselor for 4 1/2 years and is very familiar with deployments and the effects on the family as well as PTSD. Tamika has experience working with clients dealing with substance abuse and seeks to identify experiences which derailed an individual ability to make healthy decisions. Tamika is passionate about supporting the sobriety of all clients she engages and normalizes their experiences. Her motto for client is "You are not alone". 

Rocky Young, LPC

Rocky has a Master's Degree in Education and is a Certified School Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Rocky served in the U.S. Navy for eight years.  Rocky utilizes REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy), TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy) and Solution Focused Therapy to assist clients in understanding how their own thinking leads to emotional and behavioral conflicts. He utilizes an action-oriented, empathetic, and unconditional positive regard approach to managing cognitive, emotional, and behavioral disturbances to assist clients with obtaining "Crystal Clear" thinking. Rocky excels in working  with individuals seeking to help identify their individual set of beliefs that frequently lead to emotional distress. He has a passion for treating adolescents and has developed a mentoring program in the Killeen ISD school district focused on assisting "At-Risk" youth. Rocky's eleven years of experience as a Professional School Counselor and two years experience as an Academic Advisor in the school district gives him extensive and specialized knowledge regarding state and federal laws concerning special education and 504 rules and regulations. In his spare time Rocky enjoys camping, being on the lake kayaking, and spending valuable time with family and friends.

Phyllis D. Grant, MSW, LCSW

Phyllis Grant is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has extensive experience working with individuals, families and couples to maximize their highest level of potential. Her vast experience includes group work with children and parents, hospital social services, homeless social services, and therapy with adults, couples, adolescents and youths.

She is a clinician who uses practical skills to assist individuals with being effective change agents for themselves. She encourages individuals to develop healthy resolutions and empowers them to identify their life’s purpose. Her clients experience her as professional, personable and non-judgmental, creating a relaxed, comfortable and safe therapeutic environment.

Her passion is partnering with women in a non-judgmental way allowing open and honest communication to affect holistic change. She is passionate about providing women with optimal therapy services that fosters wholeness, inspiration and restoration.


Phyllis uses a combination of multiple therapeutic approaches to assist her clients with achieving optimal success.


In her spare time Phyllis enjoys traveling, reading and nature walks.

(Homewood, Illinois Location Only)

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