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Karrie Meyer
Clinical Director

Karrie has been practicing since 2001. She considers it a privilege to hear your story, know your heart, and walk the journey with you. Karrie works with individuals, couples, and offers therapy groups at times . It is her hope that safety and trust can develop in the therapeutic relationship so that you can feel comfortable sharing and no longer have to be alone in your struggles.

She specializes in helping couples to recover from infidelity, restore connection and intimacy, and increase communication. For individuals, she specializes in trauma and abuse recovery, depression/anxiety, grief, and building healthy boundaries.

Additionally, Exhale Counseling Services offer a variety of groups and weekend intensives which aid in the healing process. Finally, Karrie does her best to speak the truth in love, to glorify God in her work, and to help people to lead a healthy life.

Our Team

Exhale Counseling Services is comprised of a team of wounded healers. Our intent is to bring a combination of clinical excellence, insight from our personal recovery, and integration of faith when welcomed.  We strive to seek cutting edge trainings including attachment and trauma based therapies.  We work as a collaborative team and seek to bring efficient, safe, quality treatment.  We feel it a privilege to work alongside you and to hold space for your process.

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Jessica Lambros, LAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

In 2012, Jessica began working as a teacher with elementary students as well as with traumatized adolescents and women in a church-based counseling setting. She has also worked in private practice and mental health agencies. Jessica desires for her clients to walk in freedom by gaining awareness, loving themselves through acceptance, and experiencing holistic balanced healing in mind, body, and spirit.

Jessica has a Masters of Professional Counseling, is EMDR trained, and implements a trauma-informed approach. She has experience working with those who struggle with trauma/abuse recovery, addictions, co-occurring disorders, life transitions, relationship issues, stress management, as well as those suffering from codependency, depression and anxiety.

Jessica believes that if given a safe, open space and a strong, therapeutic relationship, people are quite capable of change and extraordinary growth. She also integrates a Christian faith-based approach to counseling, if desired, to help clients establish spiritual and emotional health.

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Tony Zoilko, LAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

As a therapist and former pastor, Tony’s motto is that every story matters. He believes that wherever we are on life’s journey, the story isn’t over, and that future chapters revealing a better life are yet to be written. Accordingly, he believes that people are not defined by their wounds and that there is enduring healing through refinement, redemption, and reconciliation. Tony hopes to provide a safe place for those chapters to be written for individuals, couples, and families.

In addition to being a masters-level therapist and ordained minister, Tony has been trained for EMDR Level 1 for trauma, received additional training in sand-tray therapy, previous experience working with crisis, grief, pre-marital and marital relationships, substance abuse, as well as experience addressing depression, anxiety, and codependency.

Tony is especially interested in fully integrating his clinical training with the gospel when it’s appropriate for the clients who desire it.

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Natalie Staples, LAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

As a therapist who works with adults, teens, and families, Natalie strives to create a safe, open space for her clients to share their story and believes that a strong therapeutic relationship -- based on trust, respect, and authenticity -- is vital to the healing process.  In addition, Natalie believes that everyone's story is uniquely important and that the journey towards healing begins with one's story being heard and understood.  She considers it an honor and a privilege to walk with her clients as they take steps toward freedom from current and past wounds.

Natalie has a Masters of Arts in Counseling degree and is EMDR trained.  She practices from an attachment, experiential, and trauma informed perspective and has experience working with those who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma/abuse recovery, PTSD, loss and grief, life transitions, relationship/intimacy issues, and codependency.

Natalie's passion for holistic wellness and heart for people drive her therapeutic practice.  She understands that each individual is unique and uses different therapeutic approaches to fit the needs of her clients.  She also offers an integrated faith-based approach using Christ-centered principles for those who desire it.  Natalie's hope for her clients is that they find physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing through connection, self-awareness, and a renewed narrative that empowers them to make healthy, life-giving choices.

Joanna Gill

Joanna Gill, LAC

Licensed Associate Counselor

Joanna has worked with adolescents in the educational setting since 1999. As she began her own recovery journey, her heart of compassion lead her into Counseling. While integrating herprofessional and personal experiences, she has worked in the residential mental health agency setting, as well as addiction/recovery process groups in church settings. Joanna is honored to walk alongside her clients as they experience their unique journeys of healing, enlightenment and life change.

Joanna has a Master’s in Professional Counseling and has worked with those who struggle with addiction, abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief and co-occurring disorders, as well as experience with addressing codependency, boundaries and anger management issues. Joanna establishes and maintains a safe, comforting environment infused with trust and understanding as she works with adults and adolescents in individual, couples and group settings. She incorporates an integrated and holistic style of therapy to meet the needs of her clients, consisting of CBT/REBT, Guided Imagery and Trauma Focused approaches. She also enjoys assisting her clients on their spiritual journey by integrating a Christian faith-based approach into her therapy for those who desire it.

Joanna believes that we all have innate abilities within us to overcome obstacles to experience transformation and growth. She helps her clients nurture and empower this inner strength by identifying and addressing root causes, gaining awareness, and changing behavior and thought patterns, ultimately leading to a life filled with sustainable serenity, purpose and meaning.

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Alicia Adamczyk, INTERN

Alicia began her counseling journey as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor while serving our country in the United States Air Force. She completed a Masters in Human Services with an emphasis in Crisis Response and Trauma in 2014 and is working on the last year of her Masters of Social Work program. Alicia has experience working with substance abuse and dependence, navigating the challenges of young adulthood, and healing anxiety and stress; she knows grief and suicide loss intimately.She has a passion for working with couples on marital and parenting struggles.

Alicia knows first hand that life is both beauty and pain, joy and sorrow, blessings and struggles. She brings a deep sense of compassion to the counseling relationship and desires to sit with you in the dark until you are ready to step back into the light. Her passion is to walk with you as you heal and grow into the person you envision being. She is excited to help you regain vision and purpose, helping you create the life you desire.

Alicia has a heart for Christ, who is the greatest Counselor, and ultimate Healer. She is ready to invite the Holy Spirit into session with those clients desiring that spiritual piece.

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