Meet Our Counselors

Shipowick-Smith Counseling LLC is an interactive, solution-focused therapy and treatment practice. The focus of our therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. We integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach, individualized and tailored to each client's needs. With compassion and understanding, Jesi, Ashley and Darla work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


jesi-lingo-head-shot2 Jesi Lingo, M.Ed.; LMHC; SUDP; CMHIMP

Jesi has a comprehensive background in mental health and substance abuse counseling. Jesi has worked   as a mental health counselor for ten years and substance abuse for five of those years. Jesi strives to help   her clients achieve personal/social development throughout their lives. Jesi has extensive experience in   working with clients as they face behavioral, personal and social issues. Jesi has a certification to help her   clients heal holistically by looking at nutrition, exercise, lifestyle, supplements and how they affect mental   health. She works with  people ages 13   and older address problems with behavior, substance abuse,       trauma, personal struggles and social   challenges. Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she   believes that a combination of empowerment   and self-motivation is key to overcoming any obstacles   someone might encounter in his/her life. She uses   her EMDR training to help her clients with trauma and   PTSD. She is our lead counselor and is the   supervising counselor for both our mental health and substance abuse programs.  She is affiliated with the   American Counseling Association.


      
                Leianne is a National Board-Certified Counselor who has had the honor to work with many diverse   individuals ranging from                                                     incarcerated adolescents to those who suffer with chronic mental illness such as   schizophrenia, schizoaffective and bipolar                                                    disorders.  With over 10 years of experience working with   children and adolescents in a behavioral health setting, she is an advocate                                      of  self-care, empowerment and   nurturing the family as a whole.  Leianne enjoys focusing on the strengths of the individual to                                                encourage   change and has worked with many who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harm and   chemical                                                      dependency.  Specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she is a certified Child Mental Health   Specialist and is a dual-diagnosis                                            clinician working with those who may struggle with substance   use.  Implementing a practice that includes mindfulness techniques,                                         Leianne is passionate and enjoys   working with those who want to build a life worth living. 

Darla

Darla Daniels-Smith, LMHCA; SUDPT

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Edgar

Edgar Huerta, SUDPT

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Cat

Melissa Payne, SUDPT

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