Staff

At Doorways, our team approach to teen and young adult mental health treatment gives us the opportunity to allow for collaboration between psychiatric providers, counselors, and dietitians in order to offer the best possible treatment for adolescents and young adults.

Every provider at Doorways offers a unique specialty in their training and experience to meet the needs of clients and families. Each of our staff is dedicated to the specialized needs of this age group and committed to the compassionate understanding of their culture and struggles. Many of our providers take insurance. Please call for availability.

Leadership

 
Jan Hamilton, Founder, Doorways Teen Counseling and Psychiatric Services Phoenix Arizona
Jan Hamilton, CEO, Founder, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jan Hamilton is the Founder and Owner of Doorways. She is a Nationally Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in adolescent treatment. Jan worked as a registered nurse for 20 years prior to receiving her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Arizona and her Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certification in 1999. Her desire to provide quality psychological and psychiatric care for adolescents and young adults in an outpatient, faith-based setting led to the opening of Doorways in 2008. She’s thrilled about the opportunity for teens, young adults and families to receive the best care possible on their journey of healing!

Eating Disorders Treatment, Phoenix Christian Counseling, Doorways, Arizona
Heather Hall, Doorways Business Manager
Heather Hall, Chief Operating Officer

Heather obtained a B.S. degrees in both Accounting and in Marketing from Black Hills State University. She has years of professional leadership experience in a variety of private, public, governmental and non-profit industries. She loves helping companies develop, coordinate and expand operations while accomplishing organization-wide goals. Heather is married and has two sons and is very excited to be a part of the amazing team at Doorways.

Therapists

 
Jenna Daniel, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Jenna Daniel, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor

Jenna received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University.  She has a passion for working with adolescents and young adults experiencing depression, stage of life challenges, anxiety, self-injury behavior, poor emotion regulation, past trauma, and interpersonal difficulties.  Jenna is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and uses a trauma informed approach to the treatment of adolescents and young adults.  She empowers her clients to uncover their true potential and lead a life that is worth living.

Marian Humphries, Doorways LPC Licensed Professional Counselor
Marian Humphries, LPC Licensed Professional Counselor

Marian graduated from Northern Arizona University in 1995 with a Master’s degree in education and received her Master’s certificate in Counseling from Ottawa University in 1997. She has worked with children and their families for over 15 years, providing services individually as well as in schools, homes and group homes. She also has provided supervision for master’s level interns for the past ten years. Marian has a passion for counseling adolescents and young adults dealing with issues of anxiety, depression, attention and behavioral problems.

Abigail Jones, Doorways, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Abigail Jones, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Abigail specializes in eating disorders, substance abuse, mood disorders and trauma. She received her bachelors degree in
psychology from Arizona State University and received her Masters in counseling from California State University, Fullerton. Abigail is trained in EMDR, DBT (Dialectic Behavioral Therapy) and psychodynamic modalities. She started her counseling career working in a residential substance abuse program in Southern California before returning to her home state of Arizona with her husband to start a family. She is also a trauma-informed yoga instructor. When she is not working, she is enjoying her 10 month old daughter and golden retriever, Frank!
Jason Klarer, Doorways, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Jason Klarer, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Jason is a licensed counselor who specializes in substance abuse issues, mood disorders, co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis), and faith based counseling. He received his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University and went on to work for the Phoenix Rescue Mission- treating individuals who struggle with addiction and poverty. Jason has significant knowledge and experience of recovery and formerly oversaw the various recovery ministries of Vineyard Church North Phoenix. Jason uses a Person Centered Theory approach which incorporates CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. When not working, Jason enjoys playing basketball with his son, reading, and serving the homeless population.
 
Lindsey Millenbaugh, Doorways, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Lindsey Millenbaugh, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Lindsey Millenbaugh is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over nine years of experience working with adolescents and young adults struggling with substance use and other issues. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Toledo and her master’s degree in Community Counseling from the University of Akron. She spent the first part of her career working with adolescents and young adults in Akron, Ohio. She moved to Arizona in the fall of 2018 to be closer to her family and continue her passion of working with youth.

Andy Schanen, Doorways, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Andy Schanen, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Andy has been serving in the mental health field for approximately ten years in a variety of settings. He has served in community mental health, inpatient facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient facilities. Former clients include children, adolescents, young adults, families and adults. Andy takes a collaborative approach and uses a variety of treatment methods including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to assist others in overcoming symptoms of anxiety, depression, poor emotion regulation and relationship issues. Andy earned his Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University in 2011.

Nikki Schlundt, Doorways, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Nikki Schlundt, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor

Nikki received her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has worked with adolescents and their families for years through her time volunteering with Young Life and serving young people at Wheaton College. She also has years of experience in professional settings providing extensive, cross-cultural counseling services for behavioral and psychological issues brought on by abuse, neglect, mental illness, and co-occurring disorders. She draws upon a combination of therapeutic interventions that fit the needs of the individual. Nikki is the Clinical Lead for our OCD/Anxiety Disorders Intensive Outpatient Program.

Megan Schwallie, Doorways, MSW, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Megan Schwallie, MSW, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Megan is passionate about celebrating and cultivating courage.  She specializes in treating OCD and anxiety disorders as well as frequently co-occurring conditions such as Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Tourette Syndrome, and other tic disorders.  Megan received her Masters in Social Work from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago in 2009. She has completed substantial post graduate training in her areas of expertise with the International OCD Foundation, the Trichotillomania Learning Center, and the Tourette Association of America.

Portrait of Clare
Clare Waddicor, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor

Clare is passionate about helping teens and young adults obtain balance, hope and joy in their lives. She received both her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Master’s in Professional Counseling (specializing in trauma, abuse and deprivation) from Ottawa University. Clare is trained in DBT (Dialectic Behavioral Therapy), Trauma Informed Therapy, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and is currently training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). Clare has worked in outpatient and inpatient settings with teenagers and adults, and in community mental health as a child therapist. She specializes in eating disorders, substance abuse, trauma and mood disorders.

Dietitians

 
Taylor Aasand, Doorways, RD, Registered Dietitian
Taylor Aasand, RD, Registered Dietitian

Taylor Aasand, MPH, RDN graduated from the University of Minnesota with her B.S. in Dietetics.  Taylor attended the University of Minnesota School of Public Health where she completed her dietetic internship and obtained her MPH in Nutrition.  She has specialized experience in the treatment of eating disorders in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  When Taylor is not working, she is active in the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and serves on the state policy team.

Bethany Dario, Doorways, RD, Registered Dietitian
Bethany Dario, MPH, RDN, Registered Dietitian

Bethany Dario is a Registered Dietitian who graduated from Bluffton University majoring in Food and Nutrition with a concentration in Dietetics. She completed a clinical internship with The Cleveland Clinic and completed a Master of Public Health at Grand Canyon University. She has had specialized training in eating disorders and has treated anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Bethany has lead body image groups for the department of Psychology and sororities within Greek Life at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Jody Pannozzo, Doorways, RD, Registered Dietitian
Jody Pannozzo, RD, Registered Dietitian

Ms. Pannozzo has over 20 years of experience in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. She graduated from The Ohio State University and served as the Sports Nutritionist and Dietitian for The Ohio State Athletic Department. Ms. Pannozzo has helped clients combat all types of Eating Disorders, in settings ranging from intensive inpatient to private practice. She has served as a guest speaker and expert for national conferences as well as print and television media. Over the last two decades, she has dedicated her career to offering education and support that encourages others towards a healthy relationship with food and an overall healthy and happy life. When she is not working, she is hiking, reading, doing yoga or cheering on The Ohio State Buckeyes with her beautiful family.

Office Staff

 
Trina Harper - Doorways, Office Manager
Trina Harper, Office Manager

Trina has over 25 years experience in office management services.  She has been with Doorways since the beginning in 2008, and enjoys interacting with our patients and their families.  Trina likes to spend her time entertaining family and friends, she enjoys the art of cooking and baking.  She and her husband like to take in Diamondback games, and escape to the mountains to fly fish as often as they can.  The role that she loves the most is being “Grammie” to her grandchildren.

Sarah Noto - Doorways, IOP Coordinator
Sarah Noto, IOP Coordinator

Sarah has been working in office environments for the past 8 years. She enjoys building relationships with the clients at Doorways and walking alongside them on their path to recovery. She longs to provide hope and healing to those in need. She recently changed positions at Doorways and is now the new IOP Coordinator. She enjoys taking her dog to the park, singing (frequently at her desk!), and hiking.

Giulia Rayis, Administrative Assistant / Marketing Coordinator

Giulia recently received her Associates’ in Health Care Administration and aims to complete her B.S. at Pima Medical Institute. With over 3 years of healthcare related experience, Giulia enjoys creating long-lasting relationships with both patients and staff members. She began her career thriving in general office administration with growth in human resource and office management. When she is not working, she treasures her down time with family, friends, cooking and hiking.

Ashley Zamora Santiago Doorways Arizona - Front Office
Ashley Zamora Santiago, Front Office

Ashley has been working in the behavioral health field for a little over a year, she enjoys front office work and assisting staff and patients. She is an Arizona Native who enjoys bike riding, reading, volunteer work with children, and spending time with her niece and nephew.

Interns

 
Jason Ellis, Intern

Jason is a big believer in the unique beauty each young person has inside them.  He has spent the last 30 years in youth ministry in Arizona and Oregon. He has a heart for young people and families and longs to see them living life to the fullest.  He spends time in the outdoors as often as possible, has a recent growing love of pickleball and makes amazing pizza in his wood fired pizza oven at home. Jason is married, has 3 kids and is currently enrolled in the MFT program at the Phoenix extension of the Fuller campus.

Ryan House - Intern, Doorways Arizona
Ryan House, Intern

Ryan received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University. After working in California, he moved back to his home town of Phoenix. Ryan spent almost a decade working in business before beginning his doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Midwestern University. As a second year doctoral student, Ryan has a special interest in the adolescent population which was influenced by his multiple years spent as a Young Life Leader / Committee Member.

Andrew Stravitz, Intern

Andrew is completing his Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been in ministry for ten years and worked with youth at various times.​ Andrew has coached youth basketball, football, weight lifting, and snowboarding. Andrew sees adolescence as a thrill of hope and adventure and believes the story of each youth has unbound dignity and complexity. Andrew enjoys time with his wife and small children.