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.
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!
Heather Hall, COO, Chief Operating Officer
Heather obtained a B.S. degree 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.
Chase Kerrey, CCO, Chief Clinical Officer, Licensed Professional Counselor
With prior work experience in youth ministry, Chase received his Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University with dual specializations in Trauma and Marriage and Family Therapy in 2009. Since that time, he has worked directly with adult, young adult and adolescent populations in inpatient, collegiate, and outpatient environments, with experience both in treating and providing training on anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, mood disorders, self-harming behaviors, eating disorders, sexual compulsivity issues, relational and/or family issues, codependence, and trauma. Chase is married with three children and enjoys traveling, playing and/or watching sports, and watching The Office.
Aviya Bensky, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Aviya Bensky has her Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University where she was certified to treat Trauma, Abuse, and Deprivation. She is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in the state of Arizona. Aviya believes in a holistic (mind/body/spirit) approach to counseling. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her dog, reading, and finding new places to explore.
McCall Campbell, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
McCall has worked in the mental health field 6 years. She has experience in community mental health, residential, and outpatient treatment programs. She received her Bachelor’s in Sociology from Arizona State University and her Masters in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. McCall enjoys assisting adolescents and young adults as well as their families by promoting balance. When not at work, McCall is spending time with family, and her dog, Bella!
Corey Harper, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Corey received his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University. He has passion for working with teens and young adults who struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, aiding them in overcoming struggle and experiencing a life worth living. He also has experience and training working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and self-harming behaviors. Corey enjoys mountain biking, fly fishing, and travel in his free time.
Rachel Hoffman, LMSW, Licensed Master Social Worker
Rachel earned her Masters degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. Rachel has experience working in inpatient, residential, and intensive outpatient treatment with adolescents and adults. She has specialty training in treating adolescents struggling with eating disorders. Rachel has passion for working with teens and young adults who also struggle with anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviors, suicidal ideations, and trauma. In her free time, Rachel enjoys attending farmers’ markets, trying new local coffee shops, and traveling.
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 20 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.
Jason Klarer, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Jason is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in substance abuse issues, mood disorders, co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), 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, gaining significant knowledge and experience in recovery since. Jason uses a Person-Centered Theory approach, incorporating CBT, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. When not working, Jason enjoys playing basketball with his son, reading, and serving the homeless population.
Mitch Krmpotich, LMSW, Licensed Master Social Worker
Mitch received his Bachelors in Political Science from Gonzaga University and his Masters in Social Work from Arizona State University. He is passionate about working with OCD, anxiety, depression, and trauma and is trained in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), TF-CBT (Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). In his free time, Mitch enjoys basketball, playing guitar, and reading.
Lindsey Millenbaugh, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Lindsey Millenbaugh is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over ten 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.
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.
Tara Villars, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Tara is a licensed associate counselor with a Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling. She specializes in eating disorders, trauma, depression and anxiety. Tara enjoys working with young adults and adolescents to achieve life and treatment goals. She offers a trauma-informed approach to a variety of treatment modalities, including: DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), MI (Motivational Interviewing), CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), and Existentialism. During sessions, Tara focuses on resilience, motivation, the Stages of Change, authenticity, and enthusiasm. When Tara is not working, she is enjoying time with her family and friends, live music, traveling, and many animals. She believes in the healing power of animal-friends and is training her own dog for AAT (Animal-Assisted Therapy).
Russ Yost, LMFT & LPC, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Licensed Professional Counselor
Russ Yost is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, having received the Master of Counseling degree from ASU in 1981. He has worked in behavioral health for over 30 years. Russ is trained in EMDR, a trauma resolution therapy, and provides family and individual counseling. Russ is married with two adult children, and enjoys reading and choral singing.
Jody Pannozzo, RD, Registered Dietitian
Jody has over 20 years of experience in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. She graduated from Ohio State University and served as the Sports Nutritionist and Dietitian for the Ohio State Athletic Department. Jody has helped clients combat all types of Eating Disorders, in settings ranging from intensive inpatient to private practice. She has shared her perspectives on nutrition at national conferences, on television and through print, and 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.
Liz Sims, RD, Registered Dietitian
Liz Sims is a Registered Dietitian with a masters of science in clinical nutrition from Rush University. Liz has 8 years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings offering nutrition counseling. She is passionate about connecting with her patients to create a healing environment and supporting goals towards recovery and overall well being. Liz is a proud mom of two fur babies and a new baby boy. Liz and her family love to travel to escape the city and surround themselves in nature.
Behavioral Health Paraprofessional (BHPP)
Maddie Mclean, BHPP, Behavioral Health Paraprofessional
Lynne Davis, Intern
Lynne is pursuing her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University, with a concentration in Trauma, Abuse, and Deprivation. She is passionate about helping young people work through the unique challenges they face and supporting them as they move towards resilience, wholeness, and healing. She enjoys hiking, exploring, cooking, and game nights with friends.
Clare Graff, Intern
Clare is currently pursuing her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy through Fuller Seminary. She is passionate and motivated to walk alongside young people towards healing and clarity. Clare has gained a great deal of experience with youth during her undergraduate studies in southern California and volunteering with ministries in several international settings. She enjoys practicing yoga, exploring new cities, and spending time with her family!
Courtney Kucera, Intern
Courtney is currently pursuing her Masters of Counseling (MC) from Arizona State University. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Special Education from Northern Arizona University in 2014, and was a 7th and 8th grade English teacher for 4 years prior to going back to school. She is passionate about mental health, self-care, and walking alongside adolescents and young adults on their journey to become the best version of themselves. She also enjoys reading, music, and hiking with her dog.
Gabe Leon, Intern
Gabe is currently pursuing a Master of Counseling (MC) degree at Arizona State University. Gabe enjoys helping young people (and their families) develop healthy relationships with themselves and others. After his internship at Doorways, Gabe intends to pursue a PhD in Psychology to research topics related to how young people regulate emotion and stress in the context of close relationships. Outside of work and school, he enjoys weightlifting, watching sports, reading books, listening to podcasts, and spending time with friends.
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, Front Office Manager
With over 4 years of healthcare related experience, Giulia enjoys creating long-lasting relationships with both patients and staff members. She thrives in a busy workplace that fosters and promotes healing. She began working in office administration with growth in medical, human resource and office management. Giulia is aiming to complete her bachelor’s degree in healthcare and business administration while working diligently as the office manager at Doorways! When she is not working, she treasures her down time with her family and fur children.
Jennifer Derr, Office Staff
Eileen Gomez, Office Staff
Eileen has experience working in occupational, speech, and physical therapy settings. She believes mental health is as important as one’s physical health and it deserves the same quality of support and treatment. Eileen is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking in the workplace alongside the team to help adolescents and young adults. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, spending time with family, and volunteering to aid special needs children in respite and rehabilitation care.