Amber Coughlin, LMSW, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University in 2020. After meeting people from all walks of life through many cross country moves and years spent as a professional hairstylist, she’s gained a deep passion to help each of her clients reach their highest potential. To help clients find healing, Amber uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), strength based and solution focused therapy.
Amber specializes in boundaries, trauma, teen girls, young adults, couples/marriage, parenting and interpersonal relationships.
Amber enjoys working with clients ages 12 and up.
Amy Scovel holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Missouri State University (2007). She is a registered Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Kansas, and is certified in Alternative Medicine & Integrative Health, and Nutritional Therapies for Mental Health. She has previously been a staff counselor at a university in Texas and had a private counseling practice in Colorado.
Amy has a warm heart and a passion for helping individuals and couples find holistic healing. Amy’s empathy, genuineness, and gentle spirit allow her clients to feel comfortable and supported while exploring their personal struggles. She recognizes that each person is unique, and each story is different.
Amy’s specialties include: addictions — alcohol and eating disorders, for examples — ADHD, co-dependency, anxiety disorders, depression, trauma and abuse, self-esteem issues, pre-marital/marital counseling as well as faith-based counseling.
Amy also has a passion for helping those who struggle with chronic health issues and pain that impact our mental well-being. In addition to considering the emotional/behavioral, her approach may also integrate physical/biological assessment in areas such as: sleep, inflammation, gut health, nutrition, toxins, and environmentally-acquired illness.
Amy utilizes mind-body integration borrowed from EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), Somatic Experiencing, and Mindfulness, as well as CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and Solutions-Oriented Therapy interventions.
Amy enjoys working with individuals 18 and up.
Brandon Davis, LMFT, received his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Studies from Friends University in 2016. Not only does he help clients through life’s difficulties, but he also serves in the Kansas Army National Guard. Brandon utilizes Contextual Therapy, Bowen Theory, Gottman Method, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Crisis Management strategies to create space to help his clients find healing.
Brandon specializes in teens, depression, anxiety, ADHD management, and young couples.
Brandon enjoys working with clients ages 12 and up.
Brent Coppock, Counseling Intern, is actively working towards his Clinical Counseling degree from the Townsend Institute with an anticipated graduation date of December 2023. Brent enjoys working with clients to move beyond coping towards transformation. His marriage of 23 years drives his passion for helping couples and families build the healthy relationships they desire. As a parent of three biological and two adopted children, he desires to help other adoptive families with the added challenges they face.
Brent utilizes an integrative approach to counseling using the Townsend model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gottman Method, motivational interviewing, emotionally focused therapy and mindfulness.
Brent specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relational problems and addictions.
Brent enjoys working with clients ages 12 and up.
Craig McKibben, LMSW, received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Kansas in 2022. He has previously worked as an advocate for the homeless population in Kansas City and continues to work as a hospital social worker. Craig has a passion for assisting clients in a holistic way that includes an emphasis on mental health, personal development, and overall healing.
Craig primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. He specializes in working with adolescents and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, and/or life transitions. Craig is available to see clients in person or via telehealth.
Craig enjoys working with clients ages 12 and up.
Kevin Moore, LCMFT, received his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Studies from Friend’s University in 2003 and has been enjoying his work in private practice ever since. He has worked extensively with experiential therapy, utilizing creative methods to work through concerns with emotional processing, interactive conversations with others, personal reflection, and even music therapy on occasion.
Kevin specializes in couples therapy, anxiety, depression, and personal empowerment.
Kevin enjoys working with clients ages 16 and up.
Kim Presley received her endorsement as a Licensed Professional Counselor from Wichita State University in 2019 after earning her Master’s Degree in Education in 2003. She currently works in a local middle school as a school counselor when she’s not counseling at Axiom.
Kim uses a relational approach to connect with her clients by providing a safe and understanding environment. She works closely with clients to gain a better understanding of goals and collaborates to set attainable goals and walks closely with the clients in their journey.
Kim specializes in work with teens regarding anxiety, depression, and trauma.
Kim enjoys working with clients 10 and up.
Rhonda Turner, LCMFT, received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Studies from Friends University in 2003. Using her strong faith and Biblical values, she creates an open and safe environment to share any of life’s challenges. She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families to create strong, healthy family/marriage relationships.
Rhonda specializes in work with families and couples, including pre-marital counseling,
interpersonal relationships, effective communication, parenting concerns, attachment concerns, grief, trauma and how anxiety/depression affect relationships.
Rhonda enjoys working with clients ages 10 and up.
Stephanie Ellzey, LSCSW, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas. She has over 24 years of experience as a school social worker, assisting students and families with various needs. Stephanie utilizes Solution Focused Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strength Based, Problem Solving and Task Centered approaches. Her eclectic approaches offer several tools to help clients grow and change at their own pace.
Stephanie specializes in self-determination, self-esteem, life transitions, trauma, anxiety and depression.
Stephanie enjoys working with clients ages 10 and up.
Todd Nickel, LCMFT, received his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Studies from Friends University in 2003. After serving as the clinical director of a church-based counseling center for 19 years, Todd opened Axiom Counseling & Therapy Services in 2016. Todd’s work utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Structural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). He has a desire to help all clients achieve contentment and satisfaction by helping them find their purpose in life.
Todd specializes in anxiety, depression, grief, OCD treatment, ADHD treatment, and marital/relational issues.
Todd enjoys working with clients age 16 and up.
Traci joined Axiom in December of 2021 as an Office Administrator. Feel free to contact Traci for information on scheduling, individual therapists, office policies or general questions.
Aspen joined Axiom in January of 2022 as an Office Administrator. Feel free to contact her for information on scheduling, individual therapists, office policies or general questions. Be on the lookout for her sweet pup, Yeti, who gets to visit the office on occasion.
Meet Elsie and Pearl, Axiom’s Therapy dogs in training. They love meeting new friends and will be sure to greet you at the door. When they aren’t working, they like to go on walks with Todd and chew on bones. Keep an eye out for them the next time you stop by the office.