Kristen Dale Boice, M.A., LMFT, EMDR Trained, Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator
Kristen brings a warm, compassionate and caring energy to her clients. She specializes in improving self-worth, helping couples and families resolve conflicts and develop powerful communication skills, effective parenting strategies, making life transitions, grief and loss, reducing anxiety and working through trauma. Most importantly, she instills hope, helps you create possibilities and develop a sense of inner peace.
Her counseling philosophy is to listen without judgment and try to understand who you are, walk along side you with compassion, and provide guidance and authentic feedback by coaching you through the process to create solutions. She works to strengthen and improve relationships. She believes everyone wants to feel loved, worthy, connected, important and valued and that is where you find healing and freedom.
Kristen earned a Master’s of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, graduating with honors from Indiana Wesleyan and received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Butler University. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), a member of the American Association of Family and Marriage Therapy (AAMFT), American Counseling Association (ACA) and EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and a trained EMDR clinician. She is also a certified Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF).
Prior to entering the counseling field, Kristen was an executive at a Fortune 500 company. She is passionate about helping her clients reach their goals and presenting workshops on a variety of topics. Kristen loves owning Pathways to Healing Counseling and mentoring other counselors and watching them grow.
Janet. L. Ditslear, M.A., LMFT, EMDR Trained
Janet brings an authentic and non-judgmental approach to therapy focusing on speaking direct truth with love and compassion. She believes in getting to the deeper understanding of the underlying issues that may be holding clients captive to freedom and truth. She provides a warm, shame free, and safe space to express feelings and emotions helping clients do their work and move into being their healthiest self.
She graduated with honors from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. She completed her internship at St. Vincent Stress Center. She earned her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Public and Corporate Communications from Butler University. Janet is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and the Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS). Janet is certified in EMDR Training 1 and 2. She completed Level 1 Training of the Gottman Method, and she is a PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator.
Rachel L. Hall, MS., LMHC, EMDR Trained
Rachel Hall is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who provides counseling to adults and families. She knows that it can be difficult to take the first steps to seek help and her desire is to walk beside each person as they make their journey into understanding and freedom. She believes each person has a unique story and knows that understanding that story is critical to the therapeutic process. Seeing each client as an individual allows them to develop a plan that utilizes their strengths and talents to make progress toward their treatment goals. Rachel works diligently to provide a safe and non-judgmental space where clients can experience personal growth and wellness. She believes that, given the right guidance and support and with a little hard work, each person can achieve their God-given potential in life.
Rachel utilizes numerous counseling techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and dialectical behavior strategies to help those who are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, and shame as well as other challenges. She is especially passionate about helping those who have been effected by trauma overcome their traumatic experiences. By utilizing EMDR therapy, Rachel believes victims can become victors, no longer controlled by the memories and beliefs that have haunted them for years.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College, her Masters degree in school counseling from Butler University, and her Post-Masters certification in community mental health from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has been practicing since 2005.
Julie Setmeyer, M.S., EMDR Trained
Julie believes in the resiliency of the human spirit and seeks to provide comfort and compassion as clients learn to identify their inner strengths. She creates a safe and nurturing environment so that individuals in various stages of life feel cared for and supported. An empathetic ear and nonjudgemental guidance can make all the difference on the journey of turning frustrations into hope. Julie focuses on helping clients work through anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and the life changes that come with supporting family members with dementia.
She earned her Masters in Counseling from Indiana University Bloomington and her Bachelors Degree from Purdue University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and is EMDR trained.
Dawn Dickerson, M.A. LMFT, EMDR Trained
Dawn Dickerson is a warm and compassionate counselor who helps people manage through, and heal from both past and present hurts in their lives. She works with and helps adolescents, couples, and families understand personal issues that affect and cause distress within themselves and their larger environment. Dawn creates an atmosphere of inquiry and sharing, facilitating effective communication, and fostering healthy and productive connections. She provides a safe, non-judgmental space for clients of all ages where they can comfortably discover personal insight not only about their own emotions, but work to strengthen their relationships and work to become stronger versions of themselves.
Dawn earned a B.A. from Indiana University, then continued on to Indiana Wesleyan where she graduated with honors while earning a M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has an integrated and collaborative approach to her therapy practice, focusing on continually supporting clients as they work toward their goals. Her passion is seeing both individuals and families work through and go on to thrive in every aspect of their lives. She believes people long to be whole, not only psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually, but relationally as well.
Dawn is a member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). She has been married to her husband for over 25 years and they have four children together.
Lisa Masri, M.S, LCSW
Lisa is passionate about working with children starting at three years old to young adults and working with grandparents raising their grandchildren. She brings a compassionate and strengths-based approach to therapy. She believes change is encouraged through a non-judgmental, relational and hopeful environment.
She works to cultivate a nurturing therapy environment where children learn how to understand their emotions, develop healthy coping skills, learn to self-regulate and love themselves. Lisa collaborates closely with parents to develop effective parenting strategies and how to navigate parenthood. She believes each individual within the family system desires to be known, understood and loved.
Her specialties include the assessment and treatment of children with depression, anxiety, school challenges, ADHD, bereavement, anger management and trauma. She is trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), trauma-focused treatment techniques and attachment-based interventions.
Lisa received her bachelors of science degree from Ball State University and her Master of Social Work from Indiana University. She is a member is the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). She has been married for 24 years and has two children.
Matthew Stach, M.S., LMHCA, NCC
Matt is motivated by a genuine curiosity to understand each person’s unique perspective. He believes successful therapy begins with providing individuals a space to be authentic and vulnerable. He views counseling as a conversation about your story, a process to empower you to make meaning of your experiences. Matt believes all clients have the capacity for self-discovery and problem solving. Therefore, he works collaboratively with preteens, adolescents, adults and couples to improve emotional regulation, develop self-acceptance and cultivate fulfilling relationships. He also supports individuals seeking to find freedom from addictions.
Matt is a licensed mental health counselor associate (LMHCA), national certified counselor (NCC) and licensed school counselor. He holds professional membership with the American Counseling Association (ACA). He earned his master’s degree in school counseling and mental health counseling from Butler University. Prior to licensure, Matt has been a stay-at-home dad, and has worked in support of student development in K-12 public education, higher education, adult education and intercollegiate athletics.