Candice Primm, LCSW, IMHⓇ, has been a therapist for eight years. She received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma in 2012. Candice was an elementary school teacher and librarian in Jenks Public Schools before becoming a therapist.
Candice has been endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist through the Oklahoma Association of Infant Mental Health since 2015 and is a rostered Child Parent Psychotherapy clinician. Additionally, she is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and practices reconciliation counseling.
Candice enjoys working with people of all ages. Her specialty is working with families with very young children, court-involved families, and anyone who has experienced trauma at any age.
Candice has a warm and friendly approach to therapy that includes multiple treatment modalities. She uses EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapies, mindfulness, and psychotherapy to create a treatment plan that meets each person’s unique needs. Candice has extensive experience including as a child therapist in difficult and complex cases.
Candice has a variety of life experience she brings to her work including teaching yoga and mindfulness, earning a black belt in karate and a blue belt in jiu jitsu, and dabbling in photography. She and her husband Matt are fur-parents of five rescue animals.
Mona Duncan, LPC is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, and has called the Tulsa area home for more than 20 years. After spending over two decades in business and accounting, she returned to school and earned a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Gerontology and a Masters in Counseling Psychology, both from Southern Nazarene University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and works across the lifespan with individuals, couples, and families.
Mona has considerable experience helping those with complex trauma and has spent the last twelve years working with families in crisis, including volunteering with women and children in a faith-based domestic violence shelter and working extensively with families in the child welfare system. She is trained to facilitate Circle of Security Parenting® and Nurturing Parenting® and enjoys helping parents and children understand each other and strengthen their relationships.
Mona has completed Level 1 training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and is currently working to complete Level 2 training. Mona is also trained to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy which is useful for helping people heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that result from disturbing life experiences. Mona is passionate about helping clients heal from their pasts, work to grow their self-esteem, recognize their own worth, and strengthen their personal relationships.
Mona enjoys serving at church, reading, music, road trips, antiquing, family game night, and watching college football. She and her husband have two adult sons and share their home with three rescue dogs.
Melissa Thurman, LPC, IMH-E (III) is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma and a Reflective Consultant with an endorsement as an Infant Mental Health Specialist from the Oklahoma Association of Infant Mental Health (OKAIMH). Melissa's work has focused on treating families with young children whose lives are impacted by trauma, abuse, and complicated grief. Melissa is trained to provide EMDR therapy as well as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child Parent Psychotherapy, and reconciliation counseling. Melissa has specialized training in forensic assessment for the Tulsa Safe Babies Court Team and in Reflective Supervision and Consultation. Melissa is dedicated to helping her clients build stronger, more nurturing relationships at any age.
Shannon Pracht, LPC-S is a native of Oklahoma who has been living in Tulsa for more than seven years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Texas Tech University and a Master of Education in Community Counseling from the University of Oklahoma. Shannon is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor.
Shannon began her work as a therapist providing counseling to foster children ages ranging from 4 - 17 years old, helping them in their foster homes. She has spent the past 6 ½ years working with families and children, from newborns to teenagers, who have been exposed to domestic violence, trauma, and abuse. Shannon is a facilitator for the Circle of Security-Parenting group and enjoys helping parents and their children understand each other, as well as strengthen and repair their close relationships. She has dedicated her life to helping others discover and expand the breadth of their emotional toolkit and both recognize and activate their inner strength in times of crisis, stress, anxiety, grief, and loss.
Shannon enjoys camping, backpacking, yoga, silversmithing, and tending to the many succulents and cacti that decorate her home. She loves going on adventures with her husband and rescue dog, Appa.
John R. Miller, LPC, has practiced mental health therapy for seven years. He earned his Master's Degree in Christian Counseling from Oral Roberts University in 2012, where he performed practicum hours at a Tulsa area alcohol and drug addiction recovery center.
Before becoming a therapist, John taught English at Union Public Schools for 20 years, of which eight of those years were also spent coaching basketball and boy's tennis. While at Union Schools he was a facilitator for the Adventure Ropes Course, smoking cessation facilitator, and led drug and alcohol education courses for students and parents for the Union school district.
John earned his Bachelor's Degree in Secondary English Education and Physical Education from Missouri Southern State University, where he also served as an assistant coach with Men's Varsity Basketball.
John has experience in adult therapy, as well as with couples, family, and children. John currently accepts patients ages 13 years and older. In addition to individual and couples therapy, he provides outpatient substance and addiction therapy. John is experienced with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), trauma-focused CBT therapy, and Motivational Enhancement Therapy.
John is a native Oklahoman who grew up in Waukomis, a small wheat-farming community near Enid. He has lived in the Tulsa area for 27 years with his spouse, Mary Lou. John is the father of four children and grandfather to six grandchildren. He enjoys science fiction and superhero movies, music, and motorcycles.
Brittany Foshee, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor who entered the field of therapy aspiring to strengthen and restore families while also helping heal the hearts of those who are hurting. She has more than five years of experience serving individuals and families who have been impacted by domestic and intimate partner violence, child abuse, foster care/guardianship, adoption, and various forms of trauma.
Brittany began her therapy work at a domestic violence agency by leading Batterer Intervention Program groups and providing counseling services to survivors of domestic violence. She soon discovered her passion for working with children and families who have experienced grief and trauma. Her experience has taught her that trauma may come in many forms—including from foster care, loss of a loved one, sex trafficking, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, financial hardship, and divorce. Brittany has worked with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, and other chronic health conditions.
She has a passion for the unique needs of adoptive families. Adoptions and guardianships are journeys that are beautiful, messy, chaotic, traumatic, and wonderful. There is grief and celebration, cycles of calm and then difficult behaviors and emotions, questioning, confusion, anxiety, and trauma. Brittany would love to support your family in providing trauma-informed, adoption-competent services to help you and your child feel safe, provided for, heard, and confident that you can provide for their needs.
Brittany has an eclectic approach to counseling that welcomes clients with open arms, is client-centered, and incorporates multiple modalities to form a treatment plan specific to your individual needs and goals. She rostered in Child Parent Psychotherapy and trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Play, AutPlay Certified, Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality, Sand Tray, and is currently working toward accruing hours to become a Registered Play Therapist as well as working toward her Infant Mental Health Endorsement.
Brittany is a genuine and eclectic individual. She enjoys singing and investing time into her family, friends, church, and spending time in the sun.
Michelle Wade is a native of Oklahoma and has lived in Sapulpa most of her life. She started her career in healthcare at the age of 17 and has worked in medical front offices and billing for 15 years. Michelle loves to work with people and learning new things.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys going on road trips, reading, music, attending Victory Church, and spending time with her husband David and three children, Katelyn, Hunter, and Shiloh.