Thompson, M.A., L.P.C.
Licensed Professional Counselor,
As President, Ms. Thompson opened Northshore Counseling Center, Inc. in 2001. Ms. Thompson
is a Behavior Disorder Specialist. She focuses on mood disorders, anxiety disorders, bereavement
counseling, couples counseling, and adolescent behavioral issues. Her treatment applications include: EMDR, Solution
Focused Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Ericksonial Hypnosis, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Thurmond, BS., L.C.D.C
Chemical Dependancy Counselor,Family Violence Counselor, Certified BIPP
Ms. Thurmond is a Licensed Chemical Dependency
Counselor. She has overeighteen years of experience working with at risk populations and conducting individualized treatment
and educational needs assessments for at risk substance abuse clients. Ms. Thurmond's clinical strengths include: adult and
juvenile substance abuse , anger management, working with the HIV population, and working with domestic violence
offenders. Her theoretical practice focus is Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Reality Therapy.
Ms. Richards is a skilled , compassionate,
and solutions-orientated counselor dedicated to providing exceptional care and implementing effective treatment plans for
adolescents and adults experiencing mental health concerns or disabilities. She is gifted in individual and family counseling,
trauma therapy, client assessment/evaluation and development of treatment plans. Ms. Richards has worked as a professional
counselor since 2013. Her counseling experience includes working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Child Protective
Service Specialist, and working with special populations.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Ms. Ziboh has provided mental health services to children, adolescents,
adults, and seniors for over 40 years. She has vast experience in diagnostic evaluations, developing treatment plans, and
providing individual, group, family, and play therapy. Ms. Ziboh has worked as a family court mediator where she helped parents
work out parenting agreements or made recommendations to the court for child custody. Ms. Ziboh has extensive experience
working with victims of child abuse and has co-authored and presented a treatment model for working with child victims of
molestation and their families. Ms. Ziboh is also certified in Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Training.
Blanca E. Hanus,
Licensed Professional Counselor
Ms. Hanus graduated
from Park University of Missouri with a Bachelor Degree in Social Work. She received her Masters Degree in Counseling from
Webster University in St. Louis Missouri. Ms. Hanus is bilingual (English/Spanish) and is a military veteran. She
has over eight years in the mental health field including inpatient/outpatient settings, non-profit organizations and
school settings. Ms. Hanus's theoretical orientation is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Process Therapy and Applied
Behavioral Analysis. Ms. Hanus has experience working with all populations ranging from emotional issues to severe psychological
disorders as well as crisis management and parent training.
BS, MA, L.C.D.C
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Ms. Whiting provides counseling
services to chemically dependent and dual diagnoses adolescent and adults. She also provides case management services
for clients receiving treatment via manage care.
Justin Matin M.A., L.P.C.
License Professional Counselor
Mr. Matin is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
He has worked in a clinical setting, as well as out patient hospitals and inpatient facilities. He specializes in depression,
anxiety disorders and esteem issues. His treatment application includes; Solution Focused Therapy, Ericksonian Hypnosis, and
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.