Our Therapists

 

TJ Grow, LCMHC

Clinical Director

TJ Grow, LCMHC (Clinical Mental Health Counselor) created Holistic Elements because she saw a need to interweave holistic approaches with tradional therapeutic techniques to empower clients to be actively engaged in their mental heatlh. She has 20-years of experience providing Mental Health Therapy. TJ aspires to have a well-rounded, "wrap-around" approach that treats the mind, body and spirit. 

TJ Interweaves Evidence-Based Therapeutic Modalities like: Cognitve Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitiztion Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, etc. with holistic elements like: Meditation, Yoga, Mineral Oils, Diet and more.  She wants to educate people on research so they can make decisions that enhance their mental health. Clients of Holsitic Elements become empowered by knowledge which allows them to start managing their mental health by becoming actively engaged in it. 


 

Kate Alston, ACMHC

Program Director

Kate Alston, Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor (ACMHC) graduated from University of Phoenix with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health. Kate loves to work with people of all ages, and specializes in young children. Kate specializes in trauma, depression, anxiety, bereavement, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Play Therapy, Sand Tray and is trained in EMDR. Kate’s calm and compassionate demeanor eases client’s anxious minds and creates a safe place to process emotions. Kate is well educated in yoga, meditation, nutrition and mindful living, using each of them daily and in sessions. Kate works hard to ensure that her office is like a second home that provides you with a safe, nurturing environment to heal. Kate spends her time swimming, scuba diving, hiking, riding horses and loves to exercise. 

 


 

Elane de Vos, PhD, ACMHC

Elane de Vos, Ph.D, is an Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. She got her Master's Degree in Psychology from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. After relocating from South Africa to the United States, she did her Doctorate in Psychology with a Jungian Specialization, through Saybrook Universtiy in California. 

Elane collaborates with her clients by using a Psychodynamic lens through which she helps a client to explore unconscious patterns that influence their behavior. A client's self-awareness is enhanced with working symbolically through childhood, adolescence and midlife challenges. She enjoys working with clients of all ages. She has extensive experience with adolescents whose struggling she helps them reframe as the "Hero's Journey." Modalities like dream analysis, active imagination and mindfulness are used with clients that feel comfortable with a creative approach.  


 

Chris Tittle, LCMHC

Chris Tittle, ACMHC specializes in helping adolescents, adults, couples and families. Chris treats a variety of mental health conditions, from anxiety and depression to body image, relationship struggles and more. Treatment is tailored to each individual situation. Typically, he utlizes Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cogntive-Behavioral Therapy to enhance insight and create change. In addition to his clinical training and experience, he is a Professional Coach. His coaching perspective combined with his clinical training provide unique therapeutic expereinces, which empowers clients to grow. He is a member of the LGTBQ Guild, which means he is an affirming therapist with specialized training with this population.  Chris loves camping and woood work.  Chris loves animals and will sometimes have his calm, loving dog help during sessions.

 

 

Alice Dughi, CSW

Alice Dughi is a Certified Social Worker (CSW).  She is a recent transplant from Florida. During her undergraduate education, Alice worked at an educational research center for childhood development, where she worked closely with families and students to facilitate healthy bonds and attachment. She earned her Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Barry University with a Trauma-Focused curriculum. Her most recent experience was as a Clinical Therapist at a residential recovery center for addiction and co-occuring disorders. Alice's interestes in therapy and competencies include: Trauma-Focused CBT, Sand Tray Therapy, Psychodrama, Seeking Safety, Behaviorism, Guided Mediatations and coaching couples and families through hardships. Alice's passions are mental health counseling, social justice advocacy and yoga. Alice became a certified yoga instructor in 2014 and has worked with a wide range of clientele including: children, teen/young adults, families and individuals with trauma/PTSD.


 

Email Deanna deannaweeks.counseling@gmail.com

      

Deanna Weeks, ACMHC

Deanna earned her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the Westminister.  She is an licensed Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  She loves working with adolescents and adults.  Deanna specializes in treating people who suffer from Post-Traumatc Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders and Personaltiy Disorders.  She received advanced training in DBT and EMDR.  Deanna is eclectic in her therapeutic approach, excelling in usign the best treatment modality for that particular person and that specific diagnosis.  Deanna loves people.  She is friendly, outgoing and fun. 


 

Kendra Lindsey, LCSW

Kendra Lindsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.). She graduated from the University of Utah. Kendra has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including resididential treatment, inpatient, crisis intervention and outpatient treatment. Kendra believes in tailoring her treatment to fit the individual's needs. However, she specializes in CBT, DBT and Solution-Focused therapeutic philosophies. She has experience in variety of mental health issues, from depression to anxiety, to trauma and relationships. Kendra enjoys working with adolescents and adults. She believes in building a solid therapeutic relationship with every individual. Along with her passsion for counseling, she enjoys the calmness with her friends and family, hiking, reading and journaling.