Mental Health Staff

On-Call Staff, Postdoctoral Residents and Doctoral Interns


On-Call Staff

Donald R. Elverd, PsyD, LP, has interests in working with survivors of trauma, working with veterans, cognitive behavioral approaches to therapy, Twelve Step recovery, hypnotherapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), non-traditional healing methods and the integration of spirituality into therapy. (2004, Counseling Psychology

Fran Williams, PsyD, LP, LMFT, has interests in trauma and recovery, PTSD, dissociative disorders and personality disorders, and psychoanalysis. (2002, Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas)

Postdoctoral Residents

R. Scott Waller, Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology, Adler University). Interests: co-occurring disorders, treatment for high-accountability professionals, treating disruptive behaviors, personality disorders, LGBTQ-affirming psychotherapy and cultural competence, values-based interventions, motivational interviewing, sexual compulsivity issues, and group therapy.

Sonya Knudson, PsyD (Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology). Interests: interpersonal process in psychotherapy, attachment and psychodynamic theory, psychological assessment, family systems issues, expressive arts and play therapy, animal-assisted therapy, and trauma, disordered eating, and anxiety treatment.

Doctoral Interns

Timothy Curran, MS, MAC, CAC-II, PsyD Candidate (2017, Georgia Southern University). Interests: Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, substance use disorders, stigma reduction among recovery populations, accepting others blame among substance use populations, co-occurring disorders, learning disorders, treatment for severe and persistent mental illness, malingering measures, psychological testing.  

Jon Jore, MA, Doctoral Mental Health Intern (2017, The University of Southern Mississippi).  Interests: Personality assessment; co-occurring disorders; sexual compulsivity; interpersonal challenges; emotional intelligence acquisition; strength-based interventions; empirically-supported treatments; treatment outcome research; human attachment; schema-therapy; and the integration of technology and recreation in therapy. 

Miriam Stoll, MA, PsyD Candidate (2017, William James College). Interests: trauma and recovery, military culture and family, crisis intervention, grief and loss, co-occurring disorders, multicultural competency, CBT and dynamic therapies.

Courtney J. Kibble, M.A., PsyD Candidate (2017, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology). Interests: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, trauma, mindfulness for mood and anxiety disorders, clinical assessments and specialized testing, co-occurring disorders, teaching, training and supervision, multicultural competency, and interpersonal dynamics.


Postdoctoral Resident

Aimee E. Chiligiris, MA, PsyD Candidate (Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology). Interests: Attachment theory, psychodynamic psychotherapy, integration of Twelve Step philosophies and psychotherapy, developmental theory, identity and emerging adulthood, early childhood experience, and addiction and the family system.

Doctoral Intern

Nora Durkin, MA, PhD Candidate (2017, University of Minnesota). Interests: Emotion regulation, eating disorders, assessment, treatment outcome research, cognitive behavior therapy, emotion-focused interventions, identity development, group dynamics, training/supervision, and multicultural competency.


Postdoctoral Resident

Brandi Schmeling, Ph.D. is a clinical psychology graduate from Palo Alto University (2016). Her interests are in co-occurring disorders, trauma focused treatments, cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapies.


Postdoctoral Resident

Courtney Gundrum, PsyD (Clinical Psychology, The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Twin Cities, MN). Interests: Treatment of co-occurring disorders, Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), psychological testing, crisis intervention, anxiety disorders, disordered eating, multicultural competency, early childhood experience and trauma, and addiction and the family system.

Nicole Steil, MS, PsyD (Clinical Psychology, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology) Interests.  Positive Psychology; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); childhood trauma and effects on development; parent-child interaction therapy; family systems; mindfulness techniques and stress management; co-occurring disorders; and multicultural competency.