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April Lee (CO-OWNER)

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April is one of the co-founders of LSTS and has been providing therapy to children and families since 2000.  She is holistic in her approach to individuals and their treatment needs.  She specializes in adolescents and their families, as well as young and middle-aged adults.



Certifications: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Trauma-Focused CBT; FFT; Child Mental Health Professional

Samantha Deaton


Sam (she/her) works with individuals and couples in all phases of life dealing with a variety of concerns.  Sam is a trauma-informed therapist and uses an integrative approach to healing.  Sam’s treatment modalities include Internal Family Systems, attachment-based strategies, mindfulness, somatic experiencing, Family Systems, Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, TF-CBT, psychoeducation, and others.  Sam provides treatment for PTSD, anxiety, OCD, depression, and relational issues.  Sam is also a Child Mental Health Specialist and Disability Mental Health Specialist.  

Kirsten Gould-Knight

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Kit uses they/she pronouns. They offer heart-led counseling to adults, which seeks to uplift people and embolden them to feel their feelings. Kit works with folks who are processing grief and loss, relational disconnection, transitions, burnout, perfectionism, creative blocks, fear, and other experiences that can lead to a sense of being stuck. Kit is a NEDA approved death companion and end-of-life planner, meaning that their therapeutic approach has a big-picture view, where folks are invited to take honest inventory on their lives, and bring their authentic selves into the work. As your therapist, Kit will value your inherent right to experience liberation, joy and pleasure and will ask you for your active collaboration throughout this process. Kit is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, working under a state-approved supervisor. 

Stephanie Ashley

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Stephanie (she/her) works with individuals, couples and children from a variety of backgrounds. Stephanie utilizes a relational theory framework where each individual can learn the importance of mutual empathy and empowerment within their current relationships. She strives to take the role as a facilitator or guide to help you identify the patterns that are no longer working for you, and develop new strategies to heal and change. She supports clients in navigating a large range of social and emotional challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, and life transitions.

Rachel Uberman

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Rachel (she/her) comes into the field of therapy with 14 years of alternative outdoor based education experience for youth ages 4-18 years old. Rachel works with children, youth, teens, and adults. She is very passionate about holding space for people and believes that they are the true healers of themselves. Rachel aims to create a space of safety, trust, unconditional positive regard, and acceptance. Her therapeutic modalities include Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Trauma-Informed and Healing Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered and Mindfulness Based Therapy.  She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate working under the supervision of a state-approved supervisor.

Jennifer Davenport

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Jennifer’s (she/her) clinical approach is trauma-informed and integrates motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral interventions, psychodynamic and humanistic methodologies and is person-centered and mindfulness-based. Her treatment philosophy and range of techniques relies on a collaborative therapeutic partnership that is positive-action oriented and individualized to the client’s strengths, needs, and desired outcomes. She practices from a multicultural and social justice framework. Jennifer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate working under the supervision of a state-approved supervisor.

Meagan Gallegos


Meagan (she/her) is passionate about helping people. When working with clients her focus is using mindfulness and CBT techniques. 

Meagan values creating a partnership with the client, walking alongside them on their path as she holds the map with suggestions, tools, and words of encouragement. On their journey she will be here with them as they potentially encounter barriers to their goal or destination. During Meagan's time off from work, she watches Netflix, goes for walks, spends time with family and cook. 

Jason Weza


Jason (he/him) has over ten years of experience working in the field of social services and behavioral health, providing direct intervention and case management. This includes working with youth in therapeutic foster care settings and public schools. Jason works with children, teenagers, and adults. Employing a person-centered approach from a multicultural lens, Jason pulls from several modalities and various interventions to tailor treatment to client needs. Models include (but are not limited to): Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. 

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