About Us

Judy Eckstein, PhD  is a licensed psychologist who has been in practice since 1987. She works with adults in individual and group settings, specializing in women’s issues including self-esteem, codependency and assertiveness skills. She also does psychological testing and evaluations. Her background is in Gestalt Therapy and she blends a variety of methodologies to create a warm, healing environment in which change can take place.



Neal Itzkowitz, LPC  has been in the mental health and chemical dependency fields since 1980. He has had extensive training in both short term and long term therapy and is able to meld the best of each in his treatment approaches. His friendly genuine style allows trust to be easily established; coupled with his insight and humor, feeling better comes naturally. Neal loves doing individual and couples therapy. He has expertise in treating people being affected by their past abuse (sexual, physical, or emotional), anxiety and panic, depression, grief, anger and domestic violence, chemical dependency, codependency and step-parenting conflicts.



Bryan McCrea, LPC  specializes in working with families, and children, especially boys, though he also sees adults and couples. His work with families includes assisting in resolving the effects of divorce, abuse, domestic violence, step families and other family issues. He also specializes in ADHD, child temper problems and defiance. Bryan brings compassion and years of experience and training to his practice. His therapy sessions facilitate personal growth, healing of wounds, and resolution of current life problems. He also specializes in neurofeedback, which is a non-medication cutting edge approach to treatment of ADHD, conduct and mood problems.


Doug Eckstein, LPC has been counseling individuals and families since 1980. As a husband and a father, he knows firsthand the kinds of challenges that many of us face on a day-to-day basis. Combining natural warmth with seasoned professional insight, he provides a safe and comfortable environment for individuals, couples and families to undertake the process of growth. He specializes in treating relationship impasses, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and adult ADHD.



Zarasun Murphy, MSW, CSWA is a spiritually-based holistic wellbeing practitioner working within the fields of health, wellness, balance and healing for more than two decades.  Zarasun believes we each have within us a spark, though it may become dimmed or buried deeply through life’s trials and traumas.  She specializes in guiding and supporting individuals to discover their own insight and wisdom within to grow and ignite their innate radiance, to embrace healing and growth.  Her therapeutic approach is a spiritual, humanistic, strengths and virtues based foundation incorporating cognitive behavioral, ego psychology, and Jungian dynamics in a tailored approach addressing relationships, life changes, depression, anxiety, abuse, trauma, self expression, self-harm, substance misuse, and balance.  Zarasun works with children, adolescents, adults, individually as well as couples, families, and groups.


Lauralen Perham, MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has been honored to work as a mental health therapist since 2007. With extensive experience working with in a variety of settings throughout California and Oregon, she counts it a privilege to come alongside children, teens, adults and families experiencing stressors and assist them in finding hope and meeting their goals.

With warmth, compassion and a wide range of knowledge, Lauralen specializes in treating mood disorders, addictions, anxiety, defiance, family conflict, life transitions, grief and loss, psychosis, and post-traumatic stress. She also has experience working with pregnant, post-partum and parenting women, as well as children and adults with chronic medical diagnoses.



Roger Kennedy, MA, LPC works with individuals who have been affected by post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, or grief. He believes individuals can attain their highest potential through working on their issues with dedication and be able to recover from their past experiences. His approach is relationship-based, focused, compassionate, non-judgmental, and with positive regard. He has worked as a Paramedic since 1999 and is culturally competent in working with the first responder community. He specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting, and Ego States therapy as treatment approaches.



Tim Rogers LPC, CADC III specializes in working with adults in overcoming the barriers in life created by mental health and or substance abuse. He has been practicing since 1996 and brings empathy and validation to every session. His counseling background is an eclectic style of Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Dialectic Behavioral therapy. He has expertise in treating people with depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar, personality disorders, ADHD and thought disorders, while specializes in treating adults with past trauma, anxiety and depression.


Cheyenne Nieblas, MSW, CSWA specializes in working with adolescents and adults throughout all stages of their development struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, domestic violence, LGBTQIA+ issues, and engages in culturally specific counseling with Indigenous individuals. She utilizes a person-centered approach, where she focuses on the person’s strengths to develop a plan geared towards what the individual would like their future to be. She will establish a relationship with the individuals she works to promote self-empowerment and self-worth. As well as help them discover their individual strengths. Cheyenne is open-minded, understanding, and is willing to work with individuals to enhance their personal well-being.


Katie Kenney, MSW, LCSW specializes in working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, foster care or adoption. She has worked in multiple levels of care within the state of Oregon and returned to Douglas County in the spring of 2014. Katie has completed extensive post-graduate training in play therapy and accredited training for adoption competency. Katie also specializes in working with children and adolescents within the LGBTQ+ community as well as children with unique sensory needs.


Rebecca Tsuchiya, MS is a Professional Counseling Associate who specializes in working with children,
families, adolescents, adults, and couples. She believes working with clients from a holistic approach helps open them up to discovering their authentic selves. Rebecca engages in genuine interactions within the therapeutic experience to allow for reflection and personal growth. Her therapeutic style is eclectic, integrating humanistic approaches, nervous-system regulation, mindfulness, play therapy techniques, and attachment theory. She prides herself as a counselor who provides a safe, trusting environment in which the client's values and beliefs are respected.


Benjamin Luskin, MA, LPC is both a Certified Life Coach and a Licensed Professional Counselor. With over 10 years of experience in helping individuals transform into stronger and more capable versions of themselves, Ben can help you  understand where and how to plug your strengths and interests into your daily life.  Through thoughtful questioning, he can help you bring your life decisions into alignment with your personal truths. Utilizing mindfulness and accountability tools, he can help you identify goals, design a path toward achievement, and ultimately build a lifestyle complimentary of your unique skillset. Along the way, you will become more proficient with the tools in your toolkit and more capable in all areas of your life.

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