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!

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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 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.

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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.

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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!
Jennifer Salas, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

Jennifer received her Master’s in Counseling from the University of Phoenix and her Bachelor of the Arts degrees in psychology and theology from Concordia University Chicago.  She has worked with families, children, and teens engaging in destructive behaviors and with victims of trauma. She has received training in EMDR and utilizes a trauma-informed approach. She is also in DBT and is the Clinical Lead for one of our DBT IOP tracks.  Jennifer is fluent in written and conversational Spanish.  She enjoys supporting families and individuals utilizing a systems perspective to incorporate the way the whole family functions together.

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, 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, 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.

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Katarina Scott, LAC, Licensed Associate Counselor

Katarina received a Master’s in clinical mental health counseling at Arizona State University in 2015. She spent three years working primarily with adults and children with cancer. Katarina has also worked in both partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) eating disorder clinics for the past two years. She is trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) approaches to help adolescents and their families move through life’s challenges and take the necessary steps into living a meaningful life.

Kim Turille, Doorways
Kim Turille, LAMFT, Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Kim received her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary. She brings a holistic approach to therapy by integrating sensory experiences, an understanding of family systems, her theological background, and psychoeducation in working with adolescents, adults, and groups. Along with clinical practice at Doorways, Kim works in Phoenix, coaches Olympic Weightlifting, and is a Sports Nutritionist. She has worked for 9 years with adolescents and at-risk youth while volunteering for Young Life in Arizona and Washington, and has a lifelong passion for walking alongside individuals and families as they encounter themselves in a deeper way.

Dietitians

 
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, RD, Registered Dietitian

Bethany Dario RD 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. She has had specialized training in eating disorders and has treated anorexia, bulimia and compulsive eating 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, 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, 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 grandbabies Raegan and Jones.

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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.

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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 currently pursuing her Bachelor of Education as she would like to become an elementary school teacher. She is an Arizona Native who enjoys bike riding, reading, volunteer work with children, and spending time with her niece and nephew.

Behavioral Health Paraprofessionals

 
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Jason Ellis, MA-Pastoral Services & BHPP Behavioral Health Paraprofessional
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.

Interns

 
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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.

Kayla Chamberlain, Intern

Kayla received her BA in Sociology from Arizona State University and has taught at a title 1 elementary school.  She is currently finishing her MA in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health through Adams State University. Kayla also is the Restorative Practices Specialist at an alternative high school. She is a Southern California native, but loves the desert and it’s beautiful sunsets. In her spare time, Kayla enjoys cooking, hiking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.