Therapists, Counselors, and Psychologists in Tucson, AZ (Midtown)

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Kat Robey

Kat Robey, LPC

Kat has been a licensed counselor in the state of Arizona for over 20 years and in private practice since 2000. She has also served various local community agencies in Tucson through employment, contract, and/or volunteerism since moving to Tucson in 1994.

Since 2010, Kat has served as the Relationship Expert with a monthly segment on the daily live television show The Tucson Morning Blend on Kgun Channel 9. Videos of Kat on The Tucson Morning Blend can be found on YouTube.

Kat has a wide variety of experience and has served: trauma survivors, combat veterans, seniors, couples, individuals, families, and children. Kat also has worked extensively with family court and custody issues, crisis counseling and debriefing, and grief and loss. Through her volunteer status with Tucson Victim Witness, Kat served on a team to train counseling professionals and debrief flight crews in New York City following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She has also created programs to assist and educate perpetrators and survivors of domestic violence and their children, community councils to address child abuse, and a specialized facility to provide culturally sensitive forensic interviewing and investigation of child sexual abuse.

Personally and professionally, Kat believes there is so much more we can learn, do, and be to lead happier and more successful lives. In this way, Kat is constantly challenging herself to live her best life as much she does her clients. Being the owner of Thriveworks allows Kat to drastically scale her impact for helping others and to work with a team of quality, caring professionals to carry this heartfelt mission further into the world.

Marlaina Maddux, LCSW

**Offering Telehealth Only**

Marlaina Maddux is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with individual, group, and family therapy experience. She’s especially knowledgeable when it comes to working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance use. In her time as a clinician, she has worked in a variety of settings including homeless shelters, community mental health centers, private detox and recovery programs, and now outpatient private practice. Marlaina operates from a systems orientation and is committed to raising awareness of the barriers that often contribute to the difficulties faced by her clients while empowering them to cope with and overcome those barriers. She is currently completing a PhD with a focus on trauma and mental health disparities and hopes to continue to help those in her community through therapy and systems change.

Marlaina’s number one goal is to provide a space where you feel comfortable and understood. She believes that therapy is most successful when you, as the client, are empowered to set your own priorities. As a clinician, Marlaina embraces a person-centered approach in which you bring expertise on yourself and your concerns, and she brings expertise on tools to support you in addressing those concerns with compassion. Marlaina utilizes the following modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), mindfulness-based techniques, and more as determined by the unique needs of her clients. Marlaina has enjoyed working with clients such as those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (including ASD), those who identify as LGBTQ+, those with histories of trauma, and other minoritized populations.

Marlaina is known for her empathetic capacity to develop a positive therapeutic relationship with clients regardless of background. She hopes to help every client feel heard, validated, and hopeful.

Rashida Hays, LMSW

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

Rashida is a Licensed Masters Social Worker who specializes working with individuals, children, parent/child, and senior populations. Rashida has been working in the medical field for numerous years and has experience providing adjustment to medical diagnosis, chronic health conditions, and crisis intervention. In addition, Rashida has extensive experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and/or physical disabilities.
Rashida specializes in the following therapeutic modalities: CBT(Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness. Rashida takes a person centered, strengths based approach to collaborate with each client with the goal to enhance your effectiveness, ability to cope, and improve quality of life. Your ability to look within is what empowers you to change.

Lenox Fontaine

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

My career has consisted of working with a wide variety of clients. I have walked alongside many individuals, facing challenges of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, and addiction.

Despite incredibly challenging situations, many have been able to uncover their resiliencies. I utilize a solution-focused, strength-based approach, along with compassion, collaboration, and nonjudgmental support to help clients facilitate positive changes in their lives. I draw on a variety of interventions including cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, expressive arts, and mindfulness therapies.

Please feel free to reach out if you are considering coming into therapy. Everyone experiences therapy differently. Taking that first step is the hardest. It only gets easier from there.

Casey Stone, LAC

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

Casey Stone is a Licensed Associate Counselor in Arizona and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Casey earned his Master's in Counseling with an emphasis on rehabilitation and mental health from the University of Arizona in May 2020. Casey has spent three years working in the Tucson community as a psychotherapist and has worked with people from a wide array of backgrounds, including people with disabilities, individuals who are neurodiverse, and LGBTQIA+ communities. Casey's collaborative approach to psychotherapy ensures that the counseling you participate in addresses the issues you believe are most central in your life and important to you.

Casey has training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and trauma-informed approaches, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Casey utilizes mindfulness-based techniques that assist you to better inhabit the present moment. Casey operates from a person-centered approach and believes that a strong therapeutic relationship based on trust and safety will allow you to thrive and become your ideal self.

Casey's goal is that psychotherapy will allow you to identify your deeply held values and take actions that align with them. Casey looks forward to being a helpful passenger on your journey of growth and healing.

Barbara Hale, Associate

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

Barbara Hale is a licensed associate counselor with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Barbara has worked with ages 13 to seniors. Barbara has experience working with the LGBTQ+ community, Native populations, African American, Hispanic, and biracial. Barbara utilizes Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, motivational interviewing, art therapy, and person-centered approaches.
Barbara believes in meeting clients where they are and guiding them where they want to be. Respect is Barbara’s foundation for building a rapport with clients. Showing respect through her actions of being open, honest, empowering, and validating the client’s experiences, feelings, needs, and cultures. Barbara looks forward to working with you.

Kerri Dominguez

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

I am a person-centered, strengths-based clinician with a focus on the whole self. I hold an associate-level license and have experience working for 11 years in the local Tucson community where mental health and education intersect; first as a school counselor and then as a psychotherapist. My experience includes working with individuals, couples, and families. I am a certified sand tray therapist as well as a certified clinical trauma specialist for individuals and love combining the two specialties so that they flow together to facilitate the healing and growth of those seeking their own development. I use many mindfulness strategies as well as have training in motivational interviewing, brief solution-focused counseling, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I work with youth 13+ and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma healing among other presenting needs. I honor and affirm my clients’ cultures, abilities, and identities. I look forward to providing a safe space for you to flourish into the person you strive to be.

Amy Sharp, LMSW

**Offering Telehealth at Tucson East**

Amy Sharp is a Licensed Master Social Worker who loves working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Amy's experience includes working in child protective services, CASA-Court Appointed Special Advocate, juvenile and criminal courts, and with veterans in rehabilitation. Most recently, Amy worked with patients, psychiatric consultants, and PCPs in a collaborative care model providing individual therapy to people dealing with anxiety, depression, bipolar, grief, PTSD, chronic health issues, and difficulties adjusting post-Covid. Amy likes to take time to listen and see what each person is looking for in their therapy and be sensitive to any concerns or prior traumatic experiences. It is truly a space to be yourself in this challenging life where we all do our best to survive! She uses a variety of methods such as motivational interviewing, CBT, ACT, DBT, solution-focused questions, and mindfulness and she continually attends training to learn new skills.

Tami Fuller

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

I have worked in the behavioral health field since 2006 and understand life is a series of challenges that can affect us mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. We all experience blocks that can prevent us from reaching our potential.  Sometimes, those blocks appear too large to navigate independently and require the compassion and skill of a therapist. My passion is helping individuals move past their current challenges to live more healthy, happy, and productive lives.  With the right support, I believe we are all capable of positive change, healing, and growth. Because we are all at different stages in our life, I meet the individual where they are and assist them in identifying and achieving their goals in order to live their most authentic life.  As a therapist, my approach is strength-based, direct, compassionate, empathic, and non-judgmental. I use a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Person-Centered. I assist my clients to identify their core issues and/or beliefs that keep them from moving forward. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you.

Stephenie Kamaal

Stephenie is a Licensed Master Social Worker who specializes in working with children, teens, young adults, parent/child relationships, families, and adults. Stephenie is trauma-informed, LGBTQ+ friendly, and supports gender and religious minorities. Stephenie has been in the behavioral health field for several years, including working with adolescents on probation and adults with special needs.

Stephenie hopes to help you improve your outlook on yourself, your relationships, and your life by assessing your strengths and using them to improve your mental health, well-being, education, and relationships. Everyone has room to grow and strengths to use, Stephenie is a therapist who can help you find and use yours to the best of your ability.

Stephenie primarily uses a client-centered and strengths-based approach. She also specializes in the following modalities or types of therapy: CBT, DBT, TF-CBT, Internal Family Systems, and Child Parent Psychotherapy (ages 0-5). Stephenie has helped clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, neurodivergence, co-occurring disorders, special needs, behavioral and family issues.

Stephenie is a Certified Trauma Professional. Stephenie also has experience working with troubled teens as well as neurodivergent and special needs adults and children. She is always looking to learn more and expand her skills to best serve her clients. Learn and grow with Stephenie as you begin your journey to unlock the best you.

*Offering Telehealth at Tucson East*

Miguel Federico, LPC

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

Feeling overwhelmed or stressed out? Are things bothering you? Need to sort things out? Want to improve the quality of your life? Miguel can help you. Moreover, Miguel is Bilingual, Trauma-informed, Military-informed, and AAPI- and LGBTQ-friendly.

Miguel can provide counseling and psychotherapy services to help you with your triggers, struggles, and bothers. He helps people seeking empowerment, relief from emotional distress, changes in their life, and growth.

Miguel has experience using evidence-based forms of therapy and treats
depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, co-occurring disorders, PTSD and other Trauma syndromes, relationship problems, and more.
Miguel, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP), can help, using Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, CBT, and the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). Together, Miguel and you can work on improving your style of life and develop goals.

Miguel does assessments and uses evidence-based psychotherapy for thought, emotional, or behavioral disorders, promotes healthy growth, helps you adapt to new things, promotes stability, and helps you resolve relationship, school, and work conflicts while reducing symptoms. Miguel also helps couples.

Miguel got his Bachelor’s and Master's (B.A. & M.Psy.) in mental health, developmental, clinical, and counseling psychology at Southern Connecticut State University and did post-graduate study (M.S.H.S.) in human services and counseling psychology at Albertus Magnus College.

Miguel uses cognitive challenging and reframing, Clinical EFT, and Mindfulness in his approach to helping people. Miguel cares about you and will help motivate and empower you to achieve a more balanced, stable, meaningful, and enjoyable style of life.

Ruby Martinez, LMSW

***Offering online sessions

Ruby Martinez is a Licensed Master Social Worker with individual, group, and family therapy experience. She’s especially knowledgeable when it comes to working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and histories of trauma.

As a clinician, Ruby embraces the social work philosophy, “the client is the expert on themselves,” and understands clients bring valuable insights, knowledge, and strengths into the therapeutic relationship. As the therapist, it’s Ruby’s job to then be the expert on the tools and techniques clients can use to help themselves grow. Sometimes, it can feel like there’s a power differential when you walk into a therapist’s office, but it’s always Ruby’s goal to make sure you feel like it’s a collaborative relationship – because it is!

Clinically, Ruby utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as the center of her work and practice. Other modalities Ruby has experience in include Schema Therapy, Trauma Narratives, and DBT (skills specifically). Ruby has found success using these methods with a variety of clients. Currently, Ruby is only working with adult clients, and in particular works well with young adults (i.e. late teens – early 30s). Ruby enjoys working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community, and as a military spouse, she also has experience with military life and culture.

At the end of the day, Ruby’s excited to work with you! Walking into a therapist’s office can be immensely difficult, and Ruby considers it her job to make you comfortable, and to use research-supported practices to help you best reach your goals.

Colleen Steinmann, LPC

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

Colleen Steinmann is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in New Mexico. She is a Certified Trauma Specialist and Functional family therapist. Colleen has been independently licensed since 2004. Colleen earned her Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis on Counseling at the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico. She is a board-certified clinical supervisor with the state of Arizona.

Colleen has experience working with a multitude of clients ranging in age from 14-75 from various populations. Colleen has the experience to help with life stressors and issues that may include substance abuse, grief, and loss, criminal justice involvement, sexual trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce, marital conflict, family issues, mental illness to include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.

Colleen has an eclectic style assuring that each client’s needs are met. Each session is unique and the style of therapy matches the situation and the need of the client. Colleen specializes in the following therapeutic modalities: CBT, Solution-focused, Motivational interviewing, Reality therapy, and Person-centered. No matter which modality is used, she meets the client where they are and helps guide them to a better self. Colleen’s goal in therapy is to help you achieve the best you and to find the light that comes after the darkness.

Melissa Markley, LPC

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**
Melissa is a licensed professional counselor at Thriveworks. She earned her degrees in Human Services and Mental Health Counseling at the University of Phoenix. Melissa has worked in a variety of settings including the Department of Child safety, inpatient behavioral health unit, and outpatient community mental health. Her work includes individual, group, and couples counseling. Melissa work withs teens and adults of all ages experiencing anxiety, depression, anger, grief & loss. Melissa works to be flexible in meeting each client where they are in their process of healing. Her ultimate goal is to assist in achieving each client's goals in recovery.
Frank Vargas
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Frank Vargas, MSW, LCSW

**Offering telehealth at MIDTOWN location**

As a licensed psychotherapist with over 30 years of clinical experience, I most enjoy bringing real life experiences into my client conversations. I believe that the ability to relate personally and professionally to the kind of concerns you struggle with is a vital part of a healing therapeutic relationship.

I’ve had the benefit of extensive experience with a wide variety of clients and treatment needs. This includes work with children/adolescents (10-17) and adults who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, the effects of trauma/abuse or substance abuse; Couples struggling in relationship and/or needing help with parenting; and those who are challenged to control their anger.

My focus is steadfastly on the treatment goals, so after fully assessing challenges, I can choose from a variety of treatment modalities, including: Cognitive-Behavioral, Brief therapy, Mediation Therapy (with couples), Motivational Interviewing and, to specifically address abuse, EMDR. My experience drives my ability to provide a counseling framework that is fully effective with your concerns, but also efficient with your time and resources.

I look forward to meeting you and developing a therapeutic relationship and treatment plan that will propel you into thriving in your life!

Jenna Jarrold, LAC

Jenna is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and received her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix. Jenna has worked in a variety of settings, including community behavioral health, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient programs. Jenna has worked with individuals with a range of struggles including depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Jenna has a strong background in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT), and mindfulness, and uses an integrative approach to meet the unique needs of each individual. Jenna strives to show up authentically for her clients, and to create a safe, supportive space conducive to growth and healing. Jenna hopes to help clients feel comfortable with who they are and empowered to take on the challenges they face. Jenna is a LGBTQ+ affirming therapist.

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Thriveworks Midtown is in the Miramonte Plaza office complex at the intersection of E 2nd Street and N Anderson Blvd, just north Speedway Blvd. Our office entrance is off the street and in the gated courtyard accessed from the west side parking lot. Hours are by appointment only.

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Address 3127 E 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85716
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