The therapists at Chestnut Park Professionals each have their own area of experience and additional expertise. They use a variety of therapy approaches, integrating these approaches for the best outcome for each individual client.
Emilee Bevil, LPCA
Emilee is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) and graduated from Western Kentucky University. Emilee spent three years as an elementary school counselor. She has experience working with children and adolescents with behavioral concerns, anxiety, ADHD, Autism, familial concerns, self harm and suicidal ideation, grief, crisis, school problems, and emotional distress. Having come from the school setting, Emilee also has experience working with adults regarding parenting, life adjustments, and crisis. She works with children of all ages, adolescents, and adults. Emilee is an understanding and caring therapist who uses several approaches and techniques depending on the client and their personal goals. These approaches include solution focused brief therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and play therapy.
Dylan Camacho, LPCC
Dylan Camacho is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) who works with a diverse population of clients. Dylan believes that therapy can and should be holistic and improve every aspect of a person's well-being. As an Adlerian therapist, Dylan understands that who we are affects how we are around others and works to improve not only the individual but the relationships around the individual as well. He previously focused on anxiety and trauma while working in the adult crisis unit and foster care. He strives to be an advocate for Foster Children, LGBTQ, and other minorities in the community and welcomes having clients with diverse backgrounds. Dylan enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families but believes that the priority is helping the client get to a level where they can help themselves first. Dylan believes that counseling is more than just helping people with diagnosis and that anybody can benefit from it.
Dylan resides in Bowling Green and is a two-time graduate from WKU. His interest and hobbies include mindfulness, yoga, social justice issues, and is a self-proclaimed "nerd and proud of it" when it comes to video/board games and comic book lore.
Heather Dausman, LCSW, BCBA, LBA
Heather graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2007, and recently received a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis in May 2019. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 14 years of professional experience in the mental health and human service profession. Heather has experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings and served as the clinical director of mental health services at local clinic for 6 years. She is a Board-Certified Behavior Analysis (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst. Heather previously adjunct instructor, teaching clinical courses, in the Masters of Social Work program at Western Kentucky University.
Heather services all age ranges and offers individual, family and couples therapy to help clients address a wide area of life problems, emotional difficulties and behavioral concerns. She has specialized training and experience in working with individuals in crisis and emotional distress and specialize in addressing problems associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, attachment issues, depression, anxiety, mood instability and relationship issues. Heather also enjoys working with children and adolescents with neurological and behavioral issues such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Heather has a variety of training in evidence-based treatment modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Exposure Response Prevention Therapy (ERP), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Applied Behavior Analysis as well as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
Heather views her role as a clinician, co-owner of Chestnut Park Professionals, and the opportunity to work in the profession as a privilege. It is an honor to be able to work collaboratively with clients through their healing journey and self-growth. Heather is committed to promoting self-determination and creating a compassionate, non-judgmental space for change.
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Sarah Freeman, MA, LPCC-S, NCC, MAC, E-RYT 200
Sarah is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Master Addictions Counselor, and a Registered Yoga Teacher with more than 15 years of experience. She is an adjunct instructor for introductory psychology classes at WKU and KCTCS, instructor at Hot Yoga Bowling Green, active in the Recovery through Yoga program, and author of Finding Your Pattern for Peace: Choosing a Healthy Normal. Sarah specializes in helping older teenagers and adults with PTSD and trauma resolution. In addition to trauma work, she is competent in a number of areas including, but not limited to, life adjustment, identity reconstruction, grief counseling, addiction, relationships, couples counseling, career counseling, LGBT issues, adult ADHD, and anxiety disorders. Sarah utilizes a number of techniques that include integrative techniques to support the mind/body/spirit connection, internal family systems, brain spotting, expressive art techniques, somatic experiencing, acceptance and commitment therapy, polyvagal therapy techniques, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapy
Susan Harper, LPCC, NCC
As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Susan treats a variety of mental health concerns and has experience and skill set best suited for adolescents and adults. As a person-centered therapist, Susan views clients first and foremost as individuals, not as a diagnosis, and utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques to assist each individual along their journey. She believes that a trusting and accepting therapeutic relationship is the biggest indicator of change for clients. Susan particularly enjoys working with clients seeking assistance with anxiety, couples counseling, sex therapy, LGBTQ issues, and identity and self-esteem concerns. Her role in the therapeutic process is that of an advocate and ally, who offers a safe space to encourage client growth, self- awareness, and increased coping skills.
Susan is a Bowling Green native and two-time WKU graduate. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Studies in 2011, and a Master’s in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling in 2016. Susan’s personal interests include yoga, meditation, social justice issues, mindfulness, and music.
Alyssa Harrell, M.A., L.P.A
Alyssa graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2021 with her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Applied Psychology at WKU. Alyssa is a Licensed Psychological Associate with a passion for helping others. Alyssa strives to help create a calming and welcoming environment with a nonjudgmental and empathetic atmosphere.
Alyssa services children of all ages, adolescents, adults, and families. She offers individual and family therapy to help address behavioral concerns, mental illness, family conflict, and emotional distress.
Alyssa has a variety of experience working with children and adolescents in a variety of settings. She spent time working at a children’s hospital assisting patients with psychological needs. She also completed her master’s internship at a children’s crisis unit working with children and adolescents who were in the need of crisis intervention . She has experience with behavioral concerns, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, crisis, trauma, familial concerns, and emotional distress. Alyssa utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, and Play Therapy.
Alyssa also performs psychological evaluations including ADHD testing, IQ testing, learning disability evaluations, and general mental health assessments.
Outside of therapy, in her free time, Alyssa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing with her dog, hiking, reading, watching movies, and being outdoors!
Leigh Ann Mathis, MA, LPP, CBIP (Certified Batterer Intervention Provider)
Leigh Ann Mathis has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Western Kentucky University and has been a licensed professional since 2008. Leigh Ann’s areas of expertise are domestic violence – working with both perpetrators and victims/survivors of domestic violence - trauma-related disorders, anxiety, depression, and family dynamics. Leigh Ann works with individuals, 18+ years of age, couples and families. Leigh Ann is also trained in a variety of evidence-based practices, including domestic violence and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) treatment - is a treatment modality that was developed for individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - and is now widely used for most mental health issues or diagnoses. Leigh Ann works with military veterans to treat a variety of issues that they experience due to the nature of their profession. Leigh Ann has a flexible schedule, primarily uses telehealth to treat clients and is accepting new clients. Leigh Ann’s interests include socializing with family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, reading books and binge-watching documentaries/docuseries. Leigh Ann is a wife, 27 years married, and has 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
Aryn Meyer, LPCA, M.Ed., NCC
Aryn is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA), having graduated with her Masters degree from Western Kentucky University. She enjoys creating, and practicing, in a unique treatment environment alongside each individual's personal needs and goals. Aryn has experience in life adjustments, grief, communication issues, anxiety, depression, and relationship problems, including parenting, co-parenting, friendships, and family relationships. Aryn is versed in working with individuals, families, and couples of all types. She believes couples/partner therapy can benefit not only dating couples, married couples, or couple walking through life adjustments, but also those working together to co-parent, manage a divorce, and more. Aryn utilizes multiple techniques to support clients in their journey, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy (level-II trained), Internal Family Systems, and Polyvagal Therapy.
Todd Noffsinger, LPCC-S
Todd provides therapy to individuals and couples seeking assistance for a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, substance use, and life adjustments. His experience includes residential treatment, university counseling centers, community mental health, and private practice settings. Todd incorporates cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic approaches and is trained in Brainspotting, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Gottman Couples Method (level I), and Internal Family Systems.
Megan Rorex, MSW, LCSW
Megan Rorex is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has more than 7 years of professional experience in the mental health field. Megan graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2014. Megan has experience in both in patient and outpatient settings and has previously served as the clinical director of mental health services at a local clinic for 2 years.
Megan enjoys working with clients and families of all ages and offers individual, family, and couples therapy tailored to each client’s needs and goals. Megan has specialized training in addressing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, developmental disorders, and neurological and behavioral disorders including ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Megan has a variety of training in evidence-based treatment interventions and modalities including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children and adolescents ages 6-17, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Megan employs a holistic approach that encompasses all aspects of a client’s life, and believes in the importance of providing a non-judgmental safe space for clients to process their issues while encouraging independent decision making and growth.
Megan’s personal interests include running, cooking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her dogs, family, and friends.
Austin Weiler, MSW, CSW
Austin strives to cultivate a safe space that fosters inclusivity, authentic self expression, and courageous conversations without judgement. Employing a person-centered approach, Austin believes strong therapeutic alliance is informed by respecting client self-determination and honoring the unique lived experience of each person. Austin has strong efficacy working with Body Dysmorphic Disorder and the LGBTQIA+ community providing identity affirming care. Austin also has experience working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief, and life adjustment.
Austin utilizes a holistic, strengths-based approach, that views presenting concerns within the context of an individuals environment and implements a range of evidence-based modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy while addressing unique goals.
Austin received both his Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Work from Western Kentucky University, graduating with honors recognizing scholarship and service. Outside of clinical practice, Austin has co-authored textbook and journal publications on a variety of research topics including Body Dysmorphic Disorder, risk and resilience factors, anti-racism and critical multi-cultural competency. Austin has a passion for social justice, advocacy, and all things pop-culture.