Providers

OWNERS:

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.

ASSOCIATES:

Maynard

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.

Courtney Sergent, CSW

Certified Social Worker

I am Courtney Sergent-Fox a licensed therapist in Kentucky. I earned my Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Kentucky and have a diverse practice background which includes addictions research, therapy (in-patient and out patient), teaching social work courses at local colleges and care management. 
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, incarceration/reentry, relationships, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, OCD related disorders and behavior challenges - just to name a few. I utilize several treatment approaches including CBT, DBT, EMDR, and Motivational Interviewing and tailor treatment sessions to meet your needs. 
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.


Jacqueline Thomas, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I enjoy working with individuals and families from all ages, backgrounds, and parts of life. Taking the first step to get therapy can feel intimidating and awkward, and I make sure to provide a comfortable and safe environment to anyone looking to explore the therapeutic process.

I have a diverse background working with crisis, community practice, and private practice. I specialize in childhood and adult trauma, anxiety issues, and eating disorders, but I love working with a multitude of needs beyond that. I use a laid back, client-centered therapy style often combined with cognitive behavioral techniques, relaxation techniques, assertive communication skills, and more.

If you are looking to get back into therapy or try it out for the first time, I would love to help make it a safe and productive experience for you. This is your journey and I am here to help.

Brandy Griffin, MA, Temp LPA

Temporarily Licensed Psychological Associate

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.

Suzanne Hatton, MSW, CSW

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.



Ivan Brown, CSW

Certified Social Worker

CASE MANAGERS:

Jordan King, BA

Madison Miles, BA