Wilmington Staff

Wilmington Staff

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Psychotherapeutic Staff


Guy Kashgarian, PhD

GUY

Guy Kashgarian, PhD, Clinical Director, is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 35 years of experience working with adults, children, couples and families. Dr. Kashgarian provided clinical direction and supervision to psychotherapists as the Clinical Teams Manager of Eastpointe Human Services (Duplin, Sampson, Wayne, Lenoir Area Programs, NC), the Director of Adult Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Wayne County Mental Health Center, Goldsboro, NC), Clinical Supervisor of Therapeutic Services of Three Rivers Youth (Pittsburgh, PA), and Program Director at the Eden Day Program, a progressive addiction treatment center in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Kashgarian has trained psychotherapists at a number of colleges and universities as well as state and national professional meetings, and has trained and supervised hundreds of psychotherapists who work in community behavioral health clinics.

Specialization:

  • Couples psychotherapy
  • Relationship problems
  • Parent and child psychotherapy
  • Adolescent psychotherapy
  • Adult individual psychotherapy
  • Psychological evaluations and testing

Kim Miller-Urban, MA, EdS, LPA

KIM

Kim Miller-Urban, MA, Ed.S., LPA completed her undergraduate training in Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Mrs. Miller-Urban conducted and published research in the areas of learning and memory in young children and completed her MA and Ed.S. at Marshall University in West Virginia where she worked as a psychologist in the public schools.  Mrs. Urban has 11 years of experience as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist for the public schools in the states of West Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina.  She has worked as a Behavior Liaison and Behavior Support to assist students with behavior difficulty for ten years. Mrs. Miller-Urban evaluates and provides therapeutic interventions for a variety of developmental disabilities. She has worked extensively with the developmentally delayed, mentally impaired, learning disabled and emotionally disturbed, as well as individuals with pervasive developmental disabilities.  Her special interest is in the area of autism.  Mrs. Miller-Urban also works in other settings outside of the school system with over 20 years of experience in the practice of psychology.  In addition, to the above experiences, she provides staff development and training on a variety of topics. In the last ten years she has devoted ample time to working with adults to assist with significant life transitions, depression, anxiety, trauma and co-parenting.

Specialization:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Administration of Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2)
  • Psychological evaluations across disabilities and ages (pre-school to adult)
  • Individual therapy with adults and couples for depression, anxiety, trauma and multiple issues
  • related to divorce and co-parenting
  • Individual therapy (pre-school age children to adolescents) to address oppositional behavior,
  • anxiety, poor impulse control, self-injurious behaviors, depression, and grieving
  • Family therapy
  • Social skills training

Deborah Kalnen, LPA

Deb Kalnen

Deb Kalnen is originally from the Wilmington area. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, graduating summa cum laude. Her professional experience includes several years as a psychotherapist and psychological tester in a private facility in Jacksonville, NC. Deb’s past experience has included working with adults, adolescents, and children. She offers special care in the areas of stress management, anxiety, and depression.

Specialization:

  • Stress management
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Substance abuse
  • Relational problems
  • Interactive therapy
  • Adjustment disorders and mood disorders
  • PTSD and OCD
  • Substance counseling

Regina Midgett, LPC, MS

REGINA

Regina Midgett is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her master’s degree in Psychology from Tennessee State University. Mrs. Midgett’s experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults to assist in managing symptoms of behavioral and emotional disorders. She was employed as a therapist for a community mental health agency where she worked within the public school system in Mississippi for eight years with children, families, and teachers, doing individual, group and family therapy as well as functional behavioral assessments. Mrs. Midgett most recently worked at a residential psychiatric facility, providing individual group, and family therapy to clients struggling with PTSD, depression, ODD, ADHD, anger management, bipolar disorder, and attachment issues.   She has a total of 16 years experience assisting clients in achieving real, positive change in their lives.  Mrs. Midgett has also taught as an adjunct psychology instructor for seven years.

Specialization:

  • Child and adolescent psychotherapy
  • Family therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Couples psychotherapy
  • Adult psychotherapy
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anger management
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Conflict resolution
  • ADHD; ODD

 

Maureen White, MSW, LCSW

Maureen

Maureen White is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s Degree with a minor in alcohol studies from Rutgers University, located in New Jersey. She is listed in Who’s – Who In: American Colleges & Universities. For the past 25 years Maureen was in private practice in Cary, North Carolina, providing both individual and couple psychotherapy. Maureen works with her clients to discover their reservoir of emotional strength. Sometimes all a client needs are updated road maps, some new destinations, and a sense of the distance needed to travel from the present into the future.

Specializations:

  • Adult children of alcoholics
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Grief and loss issues especially to illness and transition
  • Marital Counseling
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Adult individual psychotherapy

 


Katie Walls-Lindsay, MSSW, LCSW

Katie Walls-Lindsay

Katie Walls-Lindsay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a Master’s of Science in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin. Her professional experience includes four years of inpatient psychiatric social work for adults experiencing severe mental health issues and substance abuse issues. She then transitioned to working as an outpatient therapist for over five years in the Goldsboro, NC area working with children, adolescents, and adults. For the year and a half prior to joining Family Works, Mrs. Walls-Lindsay worked at the Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons providing individual and group therapy to sexual assault survivors. Mrs. Walls-Lindsay has experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples, and is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for children ages 3-18.

Specializations:

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Family psychotherapy
  • Adolescent psychotherapy
  • Adult psychotherapy
  • Couples psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy: sexual assault/abuse, domestic violence, and grief and loss