Attention Deficit Disorder
Life Change Adjustments
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Premarital and Marital Issues
Women’s Midlife Issues
Ramona Wade MA, LMFT, QMHP
Mona has provided mental health therapy services at WellSpring for over 25 years. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Qualified Mental Health Provider. Mona is an EMDR (trauma) trained therapist, and a SD Approved Supervisor for marriage and family therapists and counselors.
After many years of providing direct client counseling to individuals, couples, and families, she is no longer accepting new referrals. She now serves in the role of management and supervision at WellSpring. As the owner of WellSpring, Mona is committed to providing space, services, and support for the therapists who continue to provide quality care for the people receiving services at WellSpring.
Connie has provided counseling and outreach services in the community for children, youth and families for the past 30 years. She has extensive experience in working with children, adolescents and adults experiencing trauma, stress and difficult life challenges. Her work within the schools has given her valuable experience in understanding adolescent issues and how they affect family, self-esteem and important decision making skills.
Connie focuses her approach on listening to each person’s unique and valuable sense of self. She works with individuals and families to identify and creatively reframe problematic issues while affirming individual strengths to create practical solutions.
Connie works with a variety of mental health, behavioral and relationship issues. Specific areas of emphasis include: anxiety, spirituality, depression, PTSD, domestic violence, adolescent/teen issues, child/parents/family conflicts, parenting skills, child/school issues and grief and loss. She is also trained in EMDR, a specific therapy designed to treat trauma and other unresolved issues.
Krista has over ten years experience in the mental health field providing outpatient mental health therapy and crisis intervention. Her experience includes helping families, couples, individuals and children find comfort resolving the challenges they face in their daily lives.
Krista treats a wide variety of mental health and relationship problems including: Marital and relationship problems, teenage struggles, anxiety, depression, life stressors, developmental disabilities, eating disorders, grief and loss, abuse in women and issues prevalent in our armed forces, including post-traumatic stress. She is also trained in EMDR, a specific therapy designed to treat trauma and other unresolved issues.
Krista’s approach to therapy includes practices that are specific to each person’s needs. This includes active listening to determine the correct approach to dealing with life’s challenges and building upon each individual’s strengths to address their needs. Krista works to provide a safe, sharing environment where problems can turn into solutions in a nurturing atmosphere. Through this approach, Krista hopes to bring comfort and healing to those in need.
Wanda Jeffcoat, MS, LPC-MH, CCMHC
Wanda offers support to individuals, couples, and families who are affected by the struggles of daily life such as stress, anxiety, depression, or those who have experienced trauma, abuse, or neglect. Wanda encourages clients to find the balance and the path that is right for their own individual needs and lifestyle choices.
Wanda works with clients from a person-centered approach in whatever method or modality is most beneficial to them. She offers a non-judgmental perspective, unconditional support, and genuine encouragement for clients, regardless of where they are at on their journey. She incorporates mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy, and EMDR into treatment where beneficial and applicable. She has advanced training in using EMDR to treat anxiety/phobias, childhood trauma, domestic abuse, complex PTSD, and military/combat related trauma. She is skilled at incorporating creative arts, sand tray therapy, and other unique forms of expression to provide an alternative to traditional “talk therapy.”
Wanda does community and group presentations on Suicide Awareness/Prevention for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and is a certified CAMS (Collaborative Approach to Managing Suicidality) provider. She works side by side with clients who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and/or have attempted suicide using the evidence-based and widely renowned CAMS framework.
Gary Kashale MA, LPC
Gary is a licensed professional counselor who offer outpatient mental health support for individuals, couples, and families who are struggling in their daily life. Gary has experience working with clients of various backgrounds and in differing types of environments such as schools, home based, and community settings.
Gary works with adults and adolescents who are struggling with various mental health issues including: anxiety, depression, grief and loss adolescent/teenage issues, PTSD, multicultural issues, life transitions, infidelity, couple’s and family communication issues, insomnia, and spirituality issues. Gary uses a person-centered and non-judgmental approach to create a safe environment for clients.
Gary’s approach to therapy focuses on the needs of the clients and he utilizes different forms of therapy including: cognitive behavioral, person centered, psychodynamic, existential, structural and strategic family therapy. Gary is also trained in utilizing emotionally focused therapy to assist couples. Gary’s passion for helping people allows him to use his experience and tools to assist people by walking alongside of them on their journey of life.
Earl has provided counseling services for teenagers and adults for over 24 years. He has extensive experience in working with individuals, couples, and families as they face the following challenges: marital discord, divorce, parenting, parent/teen conflicts, and blended families. Additionally, Earl helps clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, life stressors and transitions, grief and loss, substance abuse and addiction.
Earl is a certified Life Space Crisis Intervention Therapist. This training has provided him extensive experience in helping people deal with intense conflict by applying listening and compassion skills rather than judgment. When people are heard and understood, conflict deescalates, and relationship is restored.
Above all, Earl is a relationship therapist. He views all situations in the context of relationship and attempts to help clients find hope and healing within themselves and in their relationships. Earl is committed to providing safety, structure, and consistency so that each person feels accepted and valued just as they are. These values are grounded in Earl’s belief that God offers grace to all.
4301 W 57th St, Suite 100 Sioux Falls, SD 57108
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