Kay Hubbard, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Owner/Member
I enjoy working with persons of all ages (early childhood through adult). My approach to treatment is eclectic and contingent upon the client's personality and therapeutic goals. I am committed to using scientifically based treatment interventions to ensure patients are provided the most dynamic techniques to achieve maximum outcomes in the least amount of time. Particular areas of interest include but are not limited to: parent child relational problems, child behavioral difficulties, issues related to emotional dysregulation, depression, anxiety, and trauma related stress.
As a specialized child trauma clinician, I have accrued years of experience dealing with both child development issues and adults mental health disorders. This experience has provided me with a holistic practice base that allows me to treat disorders across the age-behavioral spectrum.
Emily E. Skaggs, PsyD
Licensed Psychologist, Owner/Member
I enjoy working with clients from every background. I believe therapy is a collaborative process with the overall goal being to address your concerns or issues in a manner that works specifically for you. I traditionally work from a Cognitive/Behavioral viewpoint, but also integrate family systems and insight oriented approaches. I believe treatment is a collaborative endeavor and I strive to work with clients in the manner that is most helpful to them.
A large portion of my clinical practice focuses on assessment. I provide psychological testing for a number of referral sources/questions including but not limited to: Guardianship Evaluations, Independent Psychological Evaluations, Worker's Compensation IME's, Disability Evaluations, and Learning Disability Evaluations (including ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia). In addition, I provide psychological assessments as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to Custodial Evaluations and Parental Capacity Evaluations.
At this time, I am available for therapy services through the Lexington Darby Creek office. I am available to complete psychological assessments in offices located in Lexington and Pikeville, Kentucky.
Leslie Maynard, APRN
Leslie is a Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is an Eastern Kentucky University graduate with a Bachelor Degree of Science in Nursing and a University of South Alabama graduate with a Masters of Science in Nursing.
Leslie has been practicing psychiatric nursing for fifteen years in both inpatient and outpatient settings around Central Kentucky. Leslie has experience in treating individuals age 6 and up with a variety of mental health issues.
Leslie enjoys working with adults and children who are struggling with adjusting to life changes, anxiety and mood problems, as well as, children/adults who are struggling academically or socially due to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity or anxiety.
Leslie's primary role at Bluegrass Family Consultants, LLC is medication management, however evidence supports that mental health problems are most effectively treated with a combination of medication and therapy. To provide the best care, she may refer you to an individual or family therapist in addition to medication managment.
Leslie believes that you know yourself best. She believes that listening to your concerns, providing and explaining evidenced-based recommendations, allowing you to choose which direction your are most comfortable with, and supporting you in that decision will help build a solid, therapeutic realationship and increase the progress you make toward your treatment goals.
Christie Hamilton, LPCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
I enjoy working with children and their families, adolescents, and young adults from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs. My approach to treatment is based on the individual needs of my clients and I believe in the importance of collaboration in setting goals for treatment. My training has been based in a social justice framework and I enjoy helping clients explore how their environment may be impacting their daily lives.
I primarily utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and incorporate other evidence-based practices to treat a number of issues including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, parent-child relational problems, trauma, and substance abuse. I believe in a holistic approach to symptom improvement and work with my clients to identify healthy lifestyle changes they can make outside of just the therapeutic setting. I strive to create a safe and non-judgmental environment where positive change can occur.
Shanna Huff, CSW
Certified Social Worker
I work to empower individuals, couples and families to improve their relationships with themselves and others. I have a CSW and have extensive experience working with individuals who are trying to cope with a multitude of personal issues. Areas of interest include but are not limited to working with individuals who may be struggling anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, grief, and/or relationship issues. I also enjoy working with others in a safe and therapeutic support group setting.
My approach includes meeting individuals where they are currently at in their personal lives. My goal is to work in partnership with you and grow into the best version of yourself. I use a variety of therapeutic techniques tailored to each unique individual. I look forward to walking your journey with you.
Courtney Sergent, CSW
Certified Social Worker
Life happens. If you are looking for an open ear, looking to make changes or just need help sorting it all out, I would be honored to work with you on your journey.
I have over 7 years of experience working with adolescents, teens, and adults in various settings and take a holistic approach to treatment. I have experience with addictions, relationships, mood disorders, and behavior challenges - just to name a few.
My goal is to collaborate with you to help you meet your life goals. I look forward to our journey together and learning more about where you are today and where you want to be in the future.
Kathryn Horton, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
I enjoy working with children and families, teenagers, adults and couples with a diverse range of needs. I believe therapy is a collaborative process with the goal being for clients to experience the maximum benefits within the least amount of time. I utilize evidence based interventions and strive to have client's incorporate these skills into their daily lives in a way that is most helpful for them. I value the importance of the working relationship, psychoeducation, and empowerment so that the client feels confident in utilizing skills long after the therapy relationship has commenced. My areas of interest include but are not limited to: depression, anxiety and trauma related stress, ADHD, emotional dysregulation, parent-child relational problems, and marital conflict.
Betty Montgomery, CSW
Certified Social Worker
My goal as your therapist is to assist you in being the person you need to be, to do the actions you need to do, and to have the life you want to have. I have 17 years experience working with children and families. I have a strong commitment to meeting each individual's needs where they are. I use a variety of therapeutic techniques to promote self awareness while transforming pain and hurt.
Areas of focus include, but are not limited to substance abuse, family conflict, grief/loss, mood disorders, parent coordination, and parenting capacity evaluations.
Brandy Griffin, MA
The decision to begin therapy is rarely easy, but once you begin you may be surprised by the changes that unfold. Finding a therapist who helps you feel safe, supported, and challenged is central to this process.
My style is warm and curious. I seek to create therapeutic relationships that are attuned to each client. I enjoy working with a wide range of people of all ages and from various backgrounds. This includes those dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, self-esteem issues, sexual issues, gender issues, health concerns, addiction, parenting, and academic or work-related difficulties. Together we can find new ways to face your past and present, in order to uncover your strengths to make changes that leave you more balanced, happy, and authentic.
My approach to psychotherapy utilizes structured ways of planning to improve one's situation, as well as evidence-based practices that can help improve cognition. With nearly 20 years of experience working within the healthcare field, I also have a particular interest in mind-body interventions. Treatment can include, but is not limited to: individual, family, or couple's psychotherapy, cognitive remediation, parent-child interaction therapy, neurofeedback, biofeedback, and psychological or psychoeducational testing.
Jennifer Kirk, LPCC, NCC
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor
I have worked with clients of all ages: young children, adolescents, adults, and aging adults who have had a variety of life struggles. The majority of my career has been helping clients with substance abuse issues, which is one of my passions. I enjoy helping my clients feel empowered to take control of their lives and lessen their emotional pain. I believe in a collaborative approach of working together towards obtainable goals. I utilize psychoeducational tools in order to help clients decrease their symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as, increase mood regulation and emotion management skills.
I have earned a Masters of Arts (M.S.) in Mental Health Clinical Counseling from Eastern Kentucky University. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor. I am also certified in Play Therapy. I traditionally utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but practice other evidence-based practices. I have experience utilizing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I enjoy teaching mindfulness and stressing the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. It is most important for me to assist my clients in achieving their goals by understanding their perspective and providing individualized treatment for every client. Currently, I only see clients on Saturdays, and I am in the process of joining insurance panels.
Janet Spors, MFT Associate
Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
Experiencing a traumatic event can impact your sense of worth, meaning, and trust in ways that have significant effects in your life and relationships. If you have feelings of despair, negative thoughts or behaviors and need assistance in making positive changes; I can help. As a therapist I hope to lead individuals, couples and families to healing when dealing with negative thoughts or after trauma or crisis has occurred. Life experiences do not have to have permanent negative affects on us as individuals; we can learn to heal and have a healthy life.
I have experience working with children, youth, individuals and families who have experienced trauma, have mental health disorders and behavioral disorders. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client-centered Therapy, with an empathic approach to promote your goals in therapy.
I utilize a variety of therapeutic interventions and tailor to your goals. I have a therapy dog, Noelle, who is also present during therapy.