The Transitions Counseling Team
Meagan Foxx is the Clinical Director of Transitions Counseling and Consulting, LLC and is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified School Guidance Counselor, a Licensed Substance Abuse counselor and holds certification in EMDR. Meagan has extensive training in the treatment of trauma, codependency, and addictions and has trained with experts in the field such as Pia Mellody, RN and Dr. Claudia Black, Ph.D. She has over 16 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults and also specializes in working with first responders and their families.
Jessica Brubaker is a Licensed Associate Counselor and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She has 11 years of experience in education, both as a classroom teacher in Child and Human Development and Career Exploration, and a School Counselor in a large public school. Jessica has also worked as an adolescent therapist in an intensive outpatient therapy program for the past 2 years. Jessica is extremely passionate about her work with adolescents and their families.
Dana Strickland, LAC graduated with a Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2016. Dana is an expert in the area of treating trauma, PTSD, and general mental health, holding credentials as a Clinical Trauma Professional certified by IATP, a Level II EMDR Therapist, and certification in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Dana is driven by a deeply held belief that one of our purposes as human beings is to help each other heal. She is highly involved in initiatives to bring services to first responders and their families.
Jennifer Cooper is a Licensed Associate Counselor with Master’s degrees in Psychology and Mental Health Counseling, as well as advanced training in PTSD and trauma resolution interventions. Jennifer has a plethora of experience and is highly passionate about working with first responders and their families within the areas of law enforcement and the fire department. Jennifer has also enjoyed working with adolescents and is able to see individual clients for general mental health (depression, anxiety, etc.) and trauma clients ages 13 and up.
Ashley Sprotberry, holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a Master of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University and has had eight years of experience working in higher education in the role of Resident Director at a large University. She has also had training in EMDR. Ashley is committed and passionate in her work with children/adolescents and their families to help them heal and grow and has had experience working with clients dealing with depression, anxiety, self-harm and OCD.
Deana Bledsoe is an Intern working towards licensure as a Professional Counselor as well as her certification in EMDR. With a background rich in working with and motivating adolescents and adults, she is passionate about helping those she works with to access their strength and empower them to make the changes they seek in their lives.
Emilie Wright is an Intern completing her Professional Counseling degree. Emilie has worked with children and adolescents for the last 17 years and through the experience of raising her own child with special needs, she discovered her passion for working with young people with special needs including Down Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, visual impairment, learning delay, speech delay, developmental delay, toilet training, aid with sign language and other means of communication.
Jill Johnson holds a BA in Education and is completing her Internship for her MA degree in Clinical Counseling, as well as a certification in EMDR. Jill brings with her a unique blend of expertise as a result of her teaching experience and her passion for helping others heal from trauma.
Vernon Thacker is an Intern completing his Professional Counseling degree at Grand Canyon University. Vernon has a diverse background in military service and nursing, which has led him in his quest to integrate his knowledge of nursing, health care, and his work with young adults and adolescents into a second career in counseling.
Cory Wright is the Administrative Assistant and Billing Manager for Transitions Counseling. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and is working towards her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling. Cory is passionate about helping those she works with get connected to the services they are seeking. Her motto is “there is always a solution!”