Our Team

 

Tina Wehner - MTSC, LPC, CSAT, CHFP

Executive Director & Professional Counseling Associate

Tina is a Co-founder of Living Well Counseling Associates and is the Executive Director for the organization. She is both a counselor and a consultant. She received her BA in Human Services from Elon University and her MTS in Counseling from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. She is also an ICFG Ordained Minister and is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of North Carolina. Tina is also a Certified Sex Addictions Therapist (CSAT) and had received personal training from Patrick Carnes of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). Tina is also a Certified Hope and Freedom Practitioner (CHFP) and is joined by only a handful of other CHFP’s in America. She is personally trained by Hope and Freedom founder Milton Magness.

After obtaining her counseling degree in 2002, Tina served as a pastor in a local church for 8 years. During that time, Tina led many groups of people, developed several ministries that continue to thrive today, and offered vision and direction with sincerity to those she served. This experience enriched Tina's ability to counsel and consult. She is a "go-getter" who is gifted at motivating and offering compassionate understanding to those with whom she works.

Tina is a North Carolina native and currently lives in Concord, NC with her 3 children.

In addition to treating individuals and couples with traditional therapy, Tina also specializes is offering 3 Day Intensives for individuals and couples in recovery from sexually compulsive behavior and various process addictions. Please visit www.integrityintensives.com for more information on Tina's specialized 3 Day Intensive Approach and to apply today.

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Debbie Kish - MACC, LPCA

Professional Counseling Associate

Counseling is a space for transparency, compassion and vulnerability in the midst of the challenges you face. Debbie values the importance of genuine connection, authenticity, empathy and respect. She creates a non-judgmental, nurturing space for clients to explore interpersonally, process their stories, and acquire skills to accomplish set goals. Her warm, collaborative approach allows individuals to discover deeper truths, reconnect with their true selves, and gain a fuller acceptance of strengths and struggles.

Debbie is originally from California, but has lived around the world as her father was an officer in the Military. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of New Mexico, majoring in Psychology. She received her Master's of Arts in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Charlotte and is a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate. She currently lives in Huntersville, NC with her three children.

Debbie has counseled in a variety of settings including mental health hospitals, day-treatment centers, intensive in-home therapy, and on integrated care teams. Her approach to therapy is collaborative, grounded in Cognitive-behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy. She collaborates with adolescents, adults and couples to make decisions that promote their growth and development in ways that foster the interest, dignity, autonomy and welfare of the client.

Her areas of expertise range from addiction, substance abuse, relationships, life transitions, self-esteem, identity issues, spiritual/faith integration, anxiety, depression and grief and loss to more severe mental illness such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and schizoaffective disorder. She is trained in Motivational Interviewing and ZONES of Regulation.

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Callie Gross – MA, LMFTA

Professional Counseling Associate

Callie desires to compassionately come alongside you as you journey through the peaks and valleys of working toward healing and restoration. She hopes to create an atmosphere of safety, warmth, empathy, respect, and authenticity so you can feel empowered to be yourself.

Callie is originally from South Dakota, where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree from South Dakota State University in Psychology and Human Development and Family Studies. She moved to Lynchburg, VA to earn her Master’s of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University. She currently lives in Charlotte, NC.

Callie’s counseling experience primarily consists of helping adolescents. She worked with adolescent males struggling with substance use, trauma, boundaries, behavioral and sexual issues, as well as life transitions. She also served as a life coach to foster youth. As a Prepare-Enrich facilitator, she helped couples through premarital and marital assessment and improvement. She has supported adult women through depression, anxiety, anger, transitions, past hurts, and spiritual issues.

Through a combination of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Family Systems theory, Callie engages with clients to promote growth in necessary areas of change. She is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families work from their brokenness to wholeness.

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Katy Potts - MA, LPCA, NCC

Katy is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA) with passion and experience working with teens, adults, and their families towards growth, restoration, and healing. With a bachelor’s in Psychology and a minor in Vocal Performance from Liberty University, she attended UNCC for a master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked in a variety of settings, from hospital inpatient units to private practices. Katy has been intentional about refining her skills to focus on individual’s concerns with spirituality/faith, crises, trauma, anxiety, depression, and life adjustments. Utilizing traditional and creative approaches, she employs an array of customizable tools to allow clients to communicate, express themselves, learn coping skills, and uncover insight. She enjoys working with clients to incorporate and respect their beliefs in session so that each person is heard and appreciated.

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Testimonials

"[The Intensive] was profound and a life changing experience for me. It not only educated me as to what the addiction really was, but gave me an understanding of what my spouse has been living with. It validated my concerns and gave me peace that there are no longer parts of my life unaccounted for. " ... Read More

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