Dr. Mears is the Clinical Director and Owner of The Soul's Apothecary. He has been a psychologist working in the field of mental health for over 10 years. He specializes in the area of psychological evaluations and child and adolescent mental health. He is passionate about serving clients who have experienced trauma and addictions. Dr. Mears desires to be part of a healing process for adoptive families who have experienced attachment wounds. He has done extensive training on faith-informed counseling theory and he wants to provide a clinical relationship that honors his client's faith and values.
Katelyn is a licensed professional clinical counselor at The Soul’s Apothecary who enjoys couples work and individual therapy for adults. Katelyn has training and experience in trauma-focused and attachment-based approaches that allow clients to find healing and resiliency from past hardships. Katelyn also specializes in marital and relational work. In all therapeutic work, Katelyn enjoys using faith-based values as the foundation of wellness.
Heather is an outpatient therapist at The Soul's Apothecary who specializes in child therapy and trauma informed work.
Jamie is an outpatient therapist at The Soul's Apothecary who specializes in child and adolescent work. Jamie approaches counseling from a cognitive-behavioral, trauma-informed lens placing emphases on integration of faith and attachment principles. Her relational and strengths-based focus helps foster healing and cultivate resilience among clientele.
Madeline is a licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed alcohol and drug counselor at The Soul’s Apothecary. She is passionate about serving clients who have suffered from trauma, attachment wounds, depression, and addiction. Madeline takes a psychodynamic, faith-informed approach to counseling by helping clients build self-awareness, explore patterns, and enter into a positive clinical relationship. She desires to walk with her clients through inner work that promotes healing.
Sam is an outpatient therapist at The Soul's Apothecary. He has a background in providing services to adolescents in a Day Treatment therapy setting. Sam also has a clinical background and experience working with college age clients. Sam will be providing clinical care exclusively through telehealth services.
Jake is a psychometrician for The Soul's Apothecary working in a capacity where he primarily administers and interprets psychological assessments. He has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults presenting with various psychological and neuropsychological concerns, including cognitive and academic challenges, mood disorders, trauma- and stressor-related disorders, executive dysfunction, and attention deficit. He also has experience in assessing the actuarial risk of recidivism for both adolescent and adult sexual offenders. Jake earned two bachelor's degrees in psychology and biblical & theological studies from the University of Northwestern – St. Paul in 2017 and is working towards achieving a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) from Augsburg University. Jake has a passion for psychological assessment, as well as for utilizing a faith-informed model of care with clients.
Dr. Bowen is a school psychologist and licensed occupational telehealth therapist at the Soul’s Apothecary. Julie loves working with children, adolescents, and families, identifying strengths and working through the struggles of life. She believes individuals and families do well when they have the skills and resources to do well, therefore often the focus of therapy is building on strengths and developing skills to improve family connections and help families move from surviving to thriving. Julie has specialized training and experience in sensory integration, educational problem-solving, and assessment. Julie supports clients as they pursue healing and growth, using a faith-informed approach.
Taylor is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC). She has experience working with individuals to address co-occurring substance use and mental health issues including anxiety, depression, shame, and trauma. She is passionate about helping clients heal by altering their internal dialogues and creating a secure, safe, healthy relationship with themselves through self-compassion and faith-informed approaches. Taylor also has an extensive background leading group therapy in various topics including Dialectical-Behavior Therapy, Self-Compassion, Seeking Safety, and Mindfulness. Taylor is available for clients and clinical care exclusively through telehealth services.
Leton is working towards achieving a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) from Augsburg University. She is completing an assessment practicum training experience at The Soul’s Apothecary and will be doing psychological testing and evaluation. Throughout her career, she has accumulated significant expertise in developing appropriate behavioral change strategies with a wide variety of individuals of various ages, diagnoses, and cultural backgrounds. Many clients served by her included intellectual and or/developmental disabilities, individuals with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and other mental health issues including severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI).
She is passionate about moving people from service life to community life using collaboration, person-centered techniques, and skills building.