The Well Counseling Center offers affordable and professional counseling from a Christian worldview in the Fresno/Clovis area. Benefits from counseling may include a marked improvement in your overall quality of life, practical solutions to everyday concerns, resolved conflict between you and others, understanding past experiences and how they impact you today, and gaining a new perspective on life events. Counseling will take some work on your part, but most people get as much out of it as they put in.
Wendi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who graduated from Fresno Pacific University Biblical Seminary with a Master of Arts in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling. She enjoys working with individuals both men and women, couples, families and adolescents. She works with depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, grief/loss, life transitions and trauma. She has been in full-time Christian ministry for the past 20 years in the pastoral care setting, has been married for 36 years, and is a mother of two. Her clinical approach integrates Biblical truth with the field of psychology, with an understanding that each individual is shaped by one’s experiences, both past and present and our significant life relationships affect our sense of self and ability to relate to others.
Megan, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, graduated from Westmont College with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and from Fresno State with a Master of Science Degree in Counseling for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Megan's counseling background is diverse and extensive. Prior to beginning her work at the Well Counseling Center, she worked for a local foster agency and Sanger Unified School District. In both settings, she provided support and counseling to children, teens, and families walking through intensive mental health concerns.
In the past few years, she has grown a passion for serving women navigating perinatal mental health concerns. This includes women walking through infertility, pregnancy, and postpartum. After becoming a mom herself, Megan's passion for normalizing the struggles that come with infertility, pregnancy, and motherhood has grown. Megan has completed that Postpartum Support International's Maternal Mental Health Professional Certificate Training.
Megan feels that by integrating faith into therapy, the client can focus on themselves as a whole person. She views the relationship between the client and therapist as a mutual, respectful relationship that is built on respect and trust.
Tamar is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA with a Master of Science in MFT. Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at Northcentral University for the DMFT program.
She enjoys working with individual adults, couples, and groups. She has run several support groups in grief/loss, anger/stress management and Relationship Toolkit. Her specialties include grief and trauma, anger management, effective communication, premarital counseling, marital and relationship conflict, self-esteem, depression, and anxiety.
She is fluent in Armenian and experienced in working with related cultural issues in relationships. She specializes in Restoration Therapy, which focuses on work toward effectively moving clients from their pain cycle into their peace cycles. Her choice for this clinical model includes the fact that it aligns well with the integration of faith and science. She also uses an alternate model, Christian-based EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy) and Hope -Focused Counseling. Her love for Christ leads her passion to counsel clients from a Christian perspective welcoming the Holy Spirit in the process of healing and transformation.
Furthermore, she has acquired several years of Christian leadership experience within various churches in Dallas, Texas and LA, CA both in lay ministry and clinical settings. She and her husband Luther are committed to serving couples and involved in Re/engage ministry at the Well Community Church.
Aurora is a bilingual Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Azusa Pacific University. As an attachment based therapist, Aurora believes that healing can be obtained when clients are provided with a safe space in which they can freely process their emotions related to previous attachment injuries. In addition, Aurora welcomes clients to incorporate their Spirituality in session as she believes in the power of restoration. Aurora believes that when clients walk through their healing journey, they are able to discover who they are in Christ. As a result, clients are able to live authentic and meaningful lives. Lastly, Aurora has had the opportunity to work with various populations such as adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Aurora’s clinical background experience also includes working with clients who have experienced a wide variety of clinical concerns such as Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Grief, problems in parent-child relationships, familial problems, relational problems and mood disorders.
Taelor is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor who received her Master’s degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from California State University, Fresno. Taelor’s previous clinical experience includes working with incarcerated adolescents, children with moderate to severe mental illness, victims of crime, college students, and adults with substance use disorders. Currently, Taelor sees individuals, couples, and families in her practice and is pursuing certification in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) to treat a wide variety of emotional and relational concerns stemming from psychological trauma.
As a person of faith, Taelor enjoys walking alongside individuals on their own faith journey as they navigate life’s challenges. She believes in the therapeutic relationship as a team effort in which the therapist empowers clients to create meaning and positive change in their lives. Using humor and empathic understanding, Taelor works to help clients overcome the shame and distorted thinking surrounding their difficulties wherever they are in their recovery.
Alicia Neuburg is a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker who received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services with a certificate in mental health, as well as a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Adulthood and Aging. Alicia has a passion for working with children, adolescents, young adults, and older adults. Prior to working at The Well Counseling Center, Alicia had the opportunity to work for Mental Health America of Los Angeles as a Clinician providing mental health assessments, as well as individual therapy to those struggling with homelessness and mental illness. During her undergraduate degree, she provided individual and group therapy to at-risk high schoolers as an intern in which she gained great experience facilitating anger management and healthy relationship groups. During sessions, Alicia applies therapy models such as emotional focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment-based therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, and motivational interviewing.
Utilizing Scripture and prayer, Alicia seeks to point clients to Jesus Christ for ultimate healing and freedom. She believes in the importance of placing a strong emphasis on practicing active listening, acceptance, empathy, transparency, and helping individuals identify their own strengths. She does so through meeting individuals where they are at and building an authentic, trusting relationship with them. Her ultimate goal is that individuals, whether a believer or unbeliever, would know Christ and his transforming work as they trust in his saving grace.
Jeff is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who received his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry and Leadership from Fresno Pacific University, and his Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. Jeff has a love of God and a passion for people. He believes that healing is a holistic journey of transformation that begins in a trusting relationship of authenticity, respect, and empathy. Jeff welcomes the integration of faith as he walks alongside the client in exploring their emotional, relational, and spiritual needs to realize a life of hope, purpose, and resiliency. He has specialized training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (Externship). Jeff is honored to be a participant in the journey of self-awareness that fosters growth and discovery to live authentically in community and develop healthy emotional bonds within their families and intimate relationships.
Jessica is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from Fresno Pacific University, and her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Fresno. Jessica has expertise working with the Department of Social Services as a Foster Care and Adoption Social Worker, specializing in trauma informed care, attachment based disorders, and transracial adoptions. She has worked with clients who have been touched by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in some form. She has formulated and facilitated sex offender treatment groups, substance abuse treatment groups and racial reconciliation groups. Jessica’s clinical experience includes sexual addictions, substance abuse disorders, childhood traumas, and dually diagnosed parolee and probation cases. Jessica has worked with children, teenagers and families providing intensive therapeutic behavioral services. She utilizes modalities such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and motivational interviewing.
Jessica has a heart to build empathetic, genuine, therapeutic relationships with her clients in order to create a safe space for healing and change. She believes that if you put God first, everything else will be added unto you, which includes mental and emotional healing. She enjoys making memories with her husband and 3 daughters. Jessica aims toward excellence in all her ministry opportunities and has a heart for people.
Shondra is working on completing her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. In the past, she has been involved in mentoring, youth, and worship ministry and feels called to help people find holistic healing and growth through the powerful integration of faith and psychology.
Shondra is interested in working with children, adults, and couples as they navigate their own stories with empathy, compassion, understanding, and genuine connection. As a person who is living out her own faith, Shondra is eager to journey with her clients as they explore their own, and discover how to manage life’s twists and turns.
Hunter has a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Ministry and is a student trainee that is currently working towards completing a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary. His most recent experience includes working with teenagers in a church setting as a youth minister for the past three years here in Fresno. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Hunter worked at a treatment center with young men struggling with trauma and addiction. These experiences helped to prepare him in integrating his faith with therapeutic and psychological principles. He believes that God plays an active role in the healing and growth process, even when it is not easily seen. He has a passion for listening and working with people by providing a safe space to explore what each person is going through with empathy and authenticity. Hunter’s goal in therapy is to walk with clients towards growth and wellness in a safe and empowering way.
Meghan is the Administrator for The Well Counseling Center. In this role, Meghan helps every client manage the initial process of being heard and helping them connect to the appropriate therapist. She brings over 12 years of experience working as an Administrative Assistant, mostly at churches and other small local businesses. Meghan graduated from Fresno State and since then has used her gifts in administration to serve in ministry where she administratively supports pastors, small businesses and non-profit organizations. Meghan has been married to her husband Matt for 14 years and they are the proud parents to two sweet girls.
Our Counseling Center is a professional, clinical counseling center, and our staff is comprised of credentialed mental health professionals.
We have Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) and Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapists. All counselors have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Counseling. We also have a Master’s level Mediation/Conflict Coach who can provide pastoral pre-marital counseling and spiritual guidance.
Christian counseling combines professional counseling techniques and Scriptural principles in a unique approach to mental health issues.
All counselors acknowledge personal faith in Jesus Christ; they do not all attend The Well.
Our services are available to everyone. We are a Christian-based counseling center. Our approach to therapy is to meet people wherever they are in all areas of their lives.
You may request a particular counselor. Your preference will be honored if your presenting issue is within their treatment area, and if your counselor of choice has available appointment times.
Generally, your appointment will be within a week of your initial call. The time varies for each counselor.
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Our Counseling Center fees for professional services are lower than those of other mental health practices in the area. Specific fee information can be found on our Counseling Center page and will be provided when you call for an appointment.
Since policies and benefits vary greatly, we do not bill insurance. Clients are responsible for charges which are payable at the time services are rendered. Payment can be made by cash, check (checks are made payable to The Well) or by debit/credit card.
The length of treatment depends on many factors. It is primarily determined by the nature of the issue(s) and the motivation of the client.
Services are provided for individuals, couples, families, infants, children and adolescents.
Counselors are trained in many areas including marriage conflict, marriage enrichment, depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, childhood trauma, pastoral counseling, infant mental health, play therapy, grief, domestic violence, spiritual abuse, sexual addictions, women’s issues and life transitions. If you have questions about these issues or others call 559.325.8600.