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. 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.

Therapists

 
Aviya Bensky, LAC, Licensed Professional 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!

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, 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.

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, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor
Jason is a licensed associate 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. 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.
 
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.

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.

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.

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.  She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist (CCTS-I). 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).

Dietitians

 
Jake Brown, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Jake Brown, RDN

Jake attended the University of Cincinnati where obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics.  He has been a registered dietitian since 2016.  

Jake has experience working with clients struggling with eating disorders at many levels of care, from inpatient facilities to individual, outpatient nutrition counseling.  He is passionate about helping people reject the diet mentality and improve their relationship with food.  His nutrition philosophy is “balance, variety, and moderation” and he believes his clients will be able to find freedom with food. 

Jody Pannozzo, RD, Registered Dietitian

Ms. Pannozzo 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. 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.

Jade Tyler, RD, Registered Dietitian

Jade Tyler, Registered Dietitian, graduated from Arizona State University with her B.S. in Dietetics. She completed her dietetic internship with Iowa State University and is currently attending Plymouth State University pursuing a Masters in Eating Disorders. Jade has devoted her career to helping individuals affected by all eating disorders and disordered eating at both inpatient and intensive outpatient levels of care. Jade enjoys helping people identify the negative beliefs, emotions, and/or associations they have surrounding food, weight, and their body, and using nutritional interventions to respectfully and effectively guide them toward a healthy and loving relationship with food and themselves. 

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.

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!

Corey Harper, Intern

Corey is completing his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northern Arizona University. He is passionate about working with adolescents and young adults because of the opportunity to impact the rest of their lives in a positive way. His goal is to help people not only overcome their struggles but to also identify their strengths and find their purpose. During his free time, Corey enjoys getting outside, mountain biking, fly fishing, and hanging out with his family and friends. 

Maddie McLean, Intern
Maddie is pursuing her Master of Arts in Counseling through Colorado Christian University and comes to Doorways passionate about helping young people find strength and healing. Maddie views young people as uniquely and beautifully created and recognizes how challenging this time in life can be. Maddie is passionate about holistic health as she has a background in athletics, coaching, and personal training. She loves spending time outdoors, traveling when possible, and hanging out with her husband.  
David Russell, Intern

David is pursuing his Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy through Fuller Seminary to add to his Masters of Arts in Ministry.  He has worked with youth through college age students for over 20 years in four different states and well as Tanzania. David is passionate about creating spaces where adolescents feel accepted and valued in order for them to draw on their many resources to experience healing and change. When he is not working or studying, David and his family enjoy heading to the mountains to camp.

Office Staff

 
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, 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.

Carmen Ortiz, Front Office Assistant

Carmen is currently in college to get her Bachelors in Healthcare Administration from GCU. She has 2 years of prior front office experience working in the dental field. Carmen is excited to be a part of the Doorways team. During her time off she enjoys spending time with her son, watching classic movies, cooking, and literally anything to do with Jeff Goldblum.

Giulia Rayis, Front Office Assistant

Giulia received her Associates’ in Health Care Administration and aims to complete her B.S. at GCU in Psychology. 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.