Brian Kelley, LCPC
|Brian Kelley is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) with a B.A. in Sociology
from the University of Central Oklahoma and an M.A. in Community Counseling from Saint
Xavier University. He is also a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
Brian has experience in both higher education and clinical agency settings. He believes that the therapeutic relationship is the single most important factor in how successful counseling will ultimately be. While his approach is challenging, Brian works in a collaborative and non-judgmental way to help clients discover their own answers and to help clients discover their full potential.
Karen C. Shockley, MS LCPC
|Karen Shockley is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) with a B.A. in
psychology from Wheaton College, IL, and an M.S. in clinical counseling from Benedictine
University, IL. She has previous experience working in a community agency setting
and in a shelter for adolescents, but her preference is working with young adults.
Karen has experience in issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulty and identity. She approaches the therapeutic relationship from a person-centered perspective, believing each client knows him or herself best, and helping each client discover their own answers. She also utilizes cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal strategies that best fits each client.
Carla Porter-White, MA LPC
|Carla Porter-White is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with a B.A. in psychology
from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.A. in clinical psychology
from Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Carla has clinical experience in
community agency and private practice settings, in addition to working with a wide
range of ages and mental health concerns.
A strong therapeutic alliance, an effective technique and the student's desire to participate in counseling are key factors to success in counseling. Carla strives to create this space of success by listening attentively, being non-judgmental and recommending a mixture of therapeutic approaches that will help students progress on their path to good mental health.