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Suffer From Depression
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Suffer From Anxiety
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01 / 19
Dr. Brian Sillanpaa
Founder & Clinical Director

Although I was originally trained as an M.D., my current passion is teaching pathophysiology at a university in Phoenix during the day and helping people heal, psychologically, in the afternoons/nighttime.
As the Clinical Director at Breakthrough Behavioral Health, my goal is to get you the best care possible and work closely with an integrated team to help you achieve your goals.

Brian Sillanpaa
“I am confident we can work together to find that next big breakthrough!”
INTRODUCTION
Dr. Brian Sillanpaa
Although I was originally trained as an M.D., my current passion is teaching pathophysiology at a university in Phoenix during the day and helping people heal, psychologically, in the afternoons/nighttime. As the Clinical Director at Breakthrough Behavioral Health, my goal is to get you the best care possible and work closely with an integrated team to help you achieve your goals.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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02 / 19
Roger Wallmueller
Counselor

I believe that counseling is about empowering us to make the positive changes in our lives that we believe we need to live a fulfilling and happy life. Having a trusted professional to help us sift through our beliefs and thoughts in a non-judgmental way can provide us with a different perspective and can enable us to make the changes that we already know we need to make but have been unable to make happen. I offer my clients different perspectives and a non-judgmental approach to empowering people to make positive change occur in their lives.

“I have found great value in being open to change.”
INTRODUCTION
Roger Wallmueller
I believe that counseling is about empowering us to make the positive changes in our lives that we believe we need to live a fulfilling and happy life. Having a trusted professional to help us sift through our beliefs and thoughts in a non-judgmental way can provide us with a different perspective and can enable us to make the changes that we already know we need to make but have been unable to make happen. I offer my clients different perspectives and a non-judgmental approach to empowering people to make positive change occur in their lives.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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03 / 19
Lauryn Brockey
Counselor

My personal mission statement is for each client to reach his or her individualized recovery goals to live a more fulfilled life. I have experience working with women, men, couples, children, teenagers, elderly, young adults, middle-aged adults, LGBTQ+, and co-occurring diagnoses.
My approach is to help others solve their issues, improve emotion regulation, increase usage of coping mechanisms, and improve conflict resolution skills.
If this sounds like we could work together, please contact me and we can get started on your next breakthrough.

"My goal is to help others reach their recovery goals in a collaborative format while in an empathetic, safe, and open-minded environment."
Counselor
Lauryn Brockey
My personal mission statement is for each client to reach his or her individualized recovery goals to live a more fulfilled life. I have experience working with women, men, couples, children, teenagers, elderly, young adults, middle-aged adults, LGBTQ+, and co-occurring diagnoses. My approach is to help others solve their issues, improve emotion regulation, increase usage of coping mechanisms, and improve conflict resolution skills. If this sounds like we could work together, please contact me and we can get started on your next breakthrough.
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04 / 19
Jeremy Parker
Counselor

As a former collegiate athlete who has worked with athletes on a variety of mental health and performance issues, I have learned to help them change the negative thinking patterns causing their emotional distress and problematic behaviors.
My main specialty is anxiety, but I also have experience working with depression, substance abuse, marital conflict, and trauma just to name a few. I use CBT, DBT, SFBT, REBT, MI, and Person-Centered approaches to counseling.
I have a BA in Psychology, MS in Sport and Performance Psychology, and a M.A.Ed. in Clinical Counseling.

“What I love most being a counselor is to help you overcome your challenges!”
Counselor
Jeremy Parker
As a former collegiate athlete who has worked with athletes on a variety of mental health and performance issues, I have learned to help them change the negative thinking patterns causing their emotional distress and problematic behaviors. My main specialty is anxiety, but I also have experience working with depression, substance abuse, marital conflict, and trauma just to name a few. I use CBT, DBT, SFBT, REBT, MI, and Person-Centered approaches to counseling. I have a BA in Psychology, MS in Sport and Performance Psychology, and a M.A.Ed. in Clinical Counseling.
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05 / 19
William (Bill) Sipowicz
Counselor

I have formal training in EMDR techniques to utilize a trauma-informed approach with DBT, REBT, and experiential methods while integrating humanistic and holistic approaches into therapeutic care. I work with individuals who present with depression, anxiety, anger management issues, and those contemplating a professional career change. Additionally, I have experience with professional athletes and sports psychology.
My group counseling experience includes domestic abuse, DUI psychoeducation and the neurobiology of addictions.
I also have experience with divorce and child custody issues, and I am knowledgeable in the area of integrative systemic therapy with families.

“I am confident we can work together to find that next big breakthrough!”
Counselor
William (Bill) Sipowicz
I have formal training in EMDR techniques to utilize a trauma-informed approach with DBT, REBT, and experiential methods while integrating humanistic and holistic approaches into therapeutic care. I work with individuals who present with depression, anxiety, anger management issues, and those contemplating a professional career change. Additionally, I have experience with professional athletes and sports psychology. My group counseling experience includes domestic abuse, DUI psychoeducation and the neurobiology of addictions. I also have experience with divorce and child custody issues, and I am knowledgeable in the area of integrative systemic therapy with families.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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06 / 19
Shania Collins
Counselor

My mission is to empower clients by promoting their mental health, psychological wellness, and growth by honoring their diversity
and understanding their concerns through multiple lenses.
I have experience working with younger and older adults, individuals with disabilities, individuals with substance use concerns, and
members of the LGBTQ+ community.
If you are interested in working with me, please contact me to discuss how you envision your next breakthrough!

“Empowering you to find your next breakthrough, that's my mission!”
Counselor
Shania Collins
My mission is to empower clients by promoting their mental health, psychological wellness, and growth by honoring their diversity and understanding their concerns through multiple lenses. I have experience working with younger and older adults, individuals with disabilities, individuals with substance use concerns, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you are interested in working with me, please contact me to discuss how you envision your next breakthrough!
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07 / 19
Bailey Benham
Counselor

My life experiences have led me to the helping profession where I maintain a strategy with meeting people where they are in their exploration to discover or restore their quality of life. My methods and technique are to assist you with navigating and resolving conflicts where you can enhance your abilities for a fresh perspective and a renewed outlook. We all maintain the ability to create our own positive and negative emotions with how we interpret our lives, so let's design your plan together where you will become more confident with overcoming the challenges of life.

“My goal is to help you find a way through to a healthier mind, body, and spirit!”
Counselor
Bailey Benham
My life experiences have led me to the helping profession where I maintain a strategy with meeting people where they are in their exploration to discover or restore their quality of life. My methods and technique are to assist you with navigating and resolving conflicts where you can enhance your abilities for a fresh perspective and a renewed outlook. We all maintain the ability to create our own positive and negative emotions with how we interpret our lives, so let's design your plan together where you will become more confident with overcoming the challenges of life.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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08 / 19
Sierra Carroll
Counselor

After receiving my master’s degree in professional counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2016, I have worked with a variety of clientele, of all ages, who are seeking guidance related to trauma, adjustment issues, depression/anxiety, dissociative identity disorder, gender, and gender identity issues, and more. My preferred modalities for treatment are CBT and DBT. I believe that with the right tools and determination anyone can accomplish the changes they seek.

“I am confident we can work together to find that next big breakthrough!”
Counselor
Sierra Carroll
After receiving my master’s degree in professional counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2016, I have worked with a variety of clientele, of all ages, who are seeking guidance related to trauma, adjustment issues, depression/anxiety, dissociative identity disorder, gender, and gender identity issues, and more. My preferred modalities for treatment are CBT and DBT. I believe that with the right tools and determination anyone can accomplish the changes they seek.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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09 / 19
Brent Bailey
Counselor

My focus of therapy is cognitive behavioral therapy and Solution focused (brief)
therapy. I also utilize Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy. Once healthier thinking is achieved, that will
begin to drive your healthier behaviors.
My strengths are building absolute trust and rapport with my clients and supporting
them as they discuss their past stories, struggles and challenges, as well as their
current strengths and resources. I am passionate about working with people and look forward to
meeting you and helping you find a healthier you!

“The only two things we can change in
our lives is how we think and how we act!”
Counselor
Brent Bailey
My focus of therapy is cognitive behavioral therapy and Solution focused (brief) therapy. I also utilize Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy. Once healthier thinking is achieved, that will begin to drive your healthier behaviors. My strengths are building absolute trust and rapport with my clients and supporting them as they discuss their past stories, struggles and challenges, as well as their current strengths and resources. I am passionate about working with people and look forward to meeting you and helping you find a healthier you!
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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10 / 19
Rochelle Lowry
Counselor

It is my belief that counseling is one of the most overlooked and underutilized tools to finding healing from life and gaining a clearer picture of your true self. Having personally overcome loss and tragedy to get here, I have experienced first-hand how trained professionals can help us find our ways past such obstacles. I have worked for years as a speech therapist specializing in helping children with disabilities and different abilities to master the skills necessary to succeed. I have also served as a missionary to Kenya, and I continue to work with the disadvantaged both locally and abroad. All of this has helped me learn to accept people where and how they are, and to help them find the tools and truths necessary to achieve peace.

I have worked with clients on the Autism Spectrum, as well as those struggling with Codependence, Grief, Anxiety, Woman’s issues, Relationship Issues, Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families, Sexual Trauma, and/or Faith/Spirituality.

“Counseling is one of the most overlooked and underutilized tools to finding healing from life!”
Counselor
Rocehelle Lowery
It is my belief that counseling is one of the most overlooked and underutilized tools to finding healing from life and gaining a clearer picture of your true self. Having personally overcome loss and tragedy to get here, I have experienced first-hand how trained professionals can help us find our ways past such obstacles. I have worked for years as a speech therapist specializing in helping children with disabilities and different abilities to master the skills necessary to succeed. I have also served as a missionary to Kenya, and I continue to work with the disadvantaged both locally and abroad. All of this has helped me learn to accept people where and how they are, and to help them find the tools and truths necessary to achieve peace. I have worked with clients on the Autism Spectrum, as well as those struggling with Codependence, Grief, Anxiety, Woman’s issues, Relationship Issues, Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families, Sexual Trauma, and/or Faith/Spirituality.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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11 / 19
Alyssa Kaiser
Counselor

I am an enthusiastic and motivated graduate student at Grand Canyon University and am excited to begin my internship at Breakthrough. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and am working towards my Master of Science in Professional Counseling. I want to create a warm and welcoming environment for clients that is free of judgment. I feel that promoting a safe space for healing is key for a client to grow and achieve their goals.

“Therapy is time spent to find ourselves through all the experiences we've had!”
Counselor
Alyssa Kaiser
I am an enthusiastic and motivated graduate student at Grand Canyon University and am excited to begin my internship at Breakthrough. I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and am working towards my Master of Science in Professional Counseling. I want to create a warm and welcoming environment for clients that is free of judgment. I feel that promoting a safe space for healing is key for a client to grow and achieve their goals.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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12 / 19
Justin Biske
Counselor

My life experiences have led me to the helping profession where I maintain a strategy with meeting people where they are in their exploration to discover or restore their quality of life. My methods and technique are to assist you with navigating and resolving conflicts where you can enhance your abilities for a fresh perspective and a renewed outlook. We all maintain the ability to create our own positive and negative emotions with how we interpret our lives, so let's design your plan together where you will become more confident with overcoming the challenges of life.

“We all maintain the ability to create our own positive and negative emotions with how we interpret our lives!”
Counselor
Justin Biske
I enjoy helping others find a more balanced life through therapeutic, holistic, and integrative practices. My person-centered approach encourages open collaboration and trust. I offer consistent and non-judgmental support and believe that every person can overcome the obstacles in front of them. I'm here to listen, to be supportive, to help you set exceedingly challenging yet attainable goals, and cheer you on as you progress! If this sounds like a god fit please contact us and I look forward to getting to work with you.
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13 / 19
Edward Ontiveros
Counselor

I am finishing up my Masters at NAU in Mental Health Clinical Counseling by interning with Breakthrough. I believe counseling is a team effort and I host the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group. I am passionate about working with everyone, although my specialties include couples, marital and premarital (including sex) issues, Life Coaching, women’s issues, depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, and teaching coping skills. I am fluent in Spanish.

“I believe counseling is a team effort!”
Counselor
Edward Ontiveros
I am finishing up my Masters at NAU in Mental Health Clinical Counseling by interning with Breakthrough. I believe counseling is a team effort and I host the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group. I am passionate about working with everyone, although my specialties include couples, marital and premarital (including sex) issues, Life Coaching, women’s issues, depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, and teaching coping skills. I am fluent in Spanish.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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14 / 19
Jasmen Erwing
Counselor

I am finishing up my Master’s at NAU in Mental Health Clinical Counseling by interning with Breakthrough. I believe therapy is a collaborative process where our knowledge and skills are combined to create solutions. I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment for clients to promote a safe and non-judgmental space for healing. I have a strong interest in CBT and DBT. I hope to assist and support clients to work toward their goals. I believe a good therapeutic relationship includes trust, collaboration, goals, and dedication. With this in mind, I am positive we can breakthrough anything!

“Therapy is a collaborative process where our knowledge and skills are combined to create solutions!”
Counselor
Jasmen Erwing
I am finishing up my Masters at NAU in Mental Health Clinical Counseling by interning with Breakthrough. I believe counseling is a team effort and I host the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group. I am passionate about working with everyone, although my specialties include couples, marital and premarital (including sex) issues, Life Coaching, women’s issues, depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, and teaching coping skills. I am fluent in Spanish.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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15 / 19
Vonyee Soulfire
Counselor

I was born in Liberia and feel that I can offer a unique perspective to my clients. My focus spans from children through elders and includes those who are African, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic and Latino, Native Americans and veterans. My specialties include abuse, anxiety, depression, addiction (of all kinds), trauma, and grief and includes Marital and Premarital counseling.

“Therapy is time spent to find ourselves through all the experiences we've had!”
Counselor
Vonyee Soulfire
I was born in Liberia and feel that I can offer a unique perspective to my clients. My focus spans from children through elders and includes those who are African, African American, Caucasian, Hispanic and Latino, Native Americans and veterans. My specialties include abuse, anxiety, depression, addiction (of all kinds), trauma, and grief and includes Marital and Premarital counseling.
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.
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16 / 19
William Santos
Counselor

My passion includes helping with issues related to LGBTQ+, marital and premarital, anxiety, addiction, trauma, grief, abuse and depression in all age groups. I also work with those suffering from eating disorders, dissociative disorders, impulse control, and personality, and thinking disorders. I enjoy helping clients learn coping skills, how to deal with school or work stress, and improving peer and intimate relationships. So whether you need life coaching, self-esteem building, guidance through life transitions or just a friendly face on your side, I’d love to meet you and help with your next breakthrough!

“Therapy is a time for you to find the superhero within you!”
Counselor
William Santos
My passion includes helping with issues related to LGBTQ+, marital and premarital, anxiety, addiction, trauma, grief, abuse and depression in all age groups. I also work with those suffering from eating disorders, dissociative disorders, impulse control, and personality, and thinking disorders. I enjoy helping clients learn coping skills, how to deal with school or work stress, and improving peer and intimate relationships. So whether you need life coaching, self-esteem building, guidance through life transitions or just a friendly face on your side, I’d love to meet you and help with your next breakthrough!
Need a Breakthrough? Let's talk.