Jonathan M. Burg, MA, LMFT, CSAYC (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
Reesa Smith, MA, LMFT (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)
Reesa graduated from Liberty University with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a concentration in Christian Counseling. She then earned her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana Wesleyan University. Additionally, she has post-graduate training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). She has worked in school-based, community-based and private practice settings with children, adolescents, adults and families dealing with a vast array of mental health and relational challenges. Reesa’s clinical approach is informed by Family Systems, Attachment Theory, and Interpersonal Process Theory. She believes that providing a collaborative, empathic, and safe space for clients promotes an emotionally corrective experience for healing to occur.
Reesa is passionate about working with children and adolescents, 9 years and older, who are dealing with adjustment, anxiety, attention-deficit, or depressive challenges, and women who find themselves in various stages of life transitions and self-discovery. Reesa also enjoys working with parents to strengthen family connections and with couples desiring to work through attachment injuries and re-establish emotional connection.
She primarily utilizes methods from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to tailor treatment to meet each client where they are on their journey. She is comfortable integrating faith into sessions at the client’s request.
Morgan Smith, MA, LMFTA (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate)
Morgan graduated from Indiana University Kokomo with a bachelor's degree in Psychology. She earned her master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana Wesleyan University. Morgan has worked in home-based therapy programs, private practice, and a mental health clinic on a college campus. Morgan has experience working with children, couples, families, and adults. Her areas of experience include those struggling with depression, self-harm, anxiety, relational issues, life transitions, and trauma. In addition to the aforesaid, she is passionate about helping couples work through various issues and improve their relationships through Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Morgan has post-graduate training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Additionally, she is comfortable integrating the clients personal faith into sessions at the request of the client. Morgan typically works with adolescents and adults.
In addition to traditionally formatted counseling sessions, Morgan also offer 1-Day and 2-Day EFT Intensives for couples. She is also a certified Prepare-Enrich Facilitator.
Lauren Salazar, MA, LMFTA, LAC (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate; Licensed Addiction Counselor)
Lauren earned her undergraduate degree in Addiction Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University. Additionally, she obtained her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has clinical experience working in predominately residential and outpatient settings. She has experience working with adolescents, adults, and families pursuing recovery from alcohol and/or other substance abuse.
Lauren’s focus and clinical interests center around the following: improving marital satisfaction and connection; depression; anxiety; increasing self-esteem and self-worth; trauma; increasing family cohesion. She is a certified PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills) instructor, previously facilitating marital retreats for veteran couples looking to strengthen connection and communication within their relationships. Lauren utilizes an attachment-based and family systemic approach when working with clients. She specializes in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT). Lauren believes in working together with her clients in the healing process; offering a collaborative, empathetic, and strengths-based approach. She is welcome to integrating one’s faith into sessions as requested.