Linda 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
Licensed Chemical Dependancy Counselor,Family Violence
Counselor, Certified BIPP Facilitator
Ms. Thurmond is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She has over eighteen 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.
Heather Richards LPC, MA.
Licensed Professional Counselor
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.
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, MA,
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 diagnosed 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