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Our O’Fallon MO office is a popular place. With the rise in population in O’Fallon and surrounding areas, we have been honored to help thousands of children and adults who live in the surrounding community and schools. But it goes beyond that. Our licensed counselors have decades of experience, have earned Nationally Accredited Certification in substance abuse, behavior therapy and employee assistance, and they understand their clients’ journeys, treating each person individually, according to their needs and diagnoses. Most importantly, our clinicians treat every client with compassion and dignity.

Time to Meet the O’Fallon Staff

Lauri Cross Fink M.Ed., LPC, NCC earned her master’s in Education, with an emphasis in counseling, from the University of Missouri. She works with school children, adults, couples, groups, and families. She has experience developing individualized treatment plans and uses a wide range of theory-based therapies, including trauma focus, depending on each client’s needs. When working with children, she provides goal-centered play to address issues such as bullying, decision-making, social skills, and anger-management issues, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, divorce, and grief. When she is not working with children, she enjoys working with adults and couples with mood, stress, or relationship issues. She has worked in the St. Charles and Troy areas for more than 15 years. In addition, Lauri serves as program manager for our O’Fallon, Union and Troy offices. In that position, she oversees those offices’ operations, community involvement, and staff needs.

Kelly DeGeare, MSW, LCSW earned her master’s in Social Work from UMSL with an emphasis in family practice. She has five years’ experience working with children and families. Her primary emphasis includes working with children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavior problems and divorce. She is also a trained facilitator of the Parenting the Love and Logic Way program and has much experience in crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

Amy Ilgenfritz, MA, LPC earned her master’s in Clinical Psychology from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in 2012 and became a licensed professional counselor in 2016. Amy has received continuing education in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and play therapy and has extensive experience working with children and adolescents who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger and trauma. Amy also has experience working with adults with these mental-health concerns.

Katie Ingebretson, MSW, LCSW received her master’s in Social Work from University of Missouri-Columbia. She works with children and teens to address stress, anxiety, depression, divorce, trauma, and grief and loss. Katie has experience and expertise working with children with trauma and attachment difficulties with diagnoses, including Reactive Attachment Disorder and PTSD. She has been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to help clients heal from traumatizing events. Katie also uses Theraplay® to develop healthier, stronger relationships with children and their families.

Nathan Larson, MSW, LCSW has more than 30 years’ experience in the mental-health field. After earning a bachelor’s in Philosophy from Loras College in Dubuque, IA, then a year with The Jesuit Volunteer Corps, he was awarded a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study Community Mental Health at Saint Louis University School of Social Work. Since 1986, Nathan has been working as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing Cognitive Behavioral Brief Therapy in both individual and group settings. His approach aligns with his underlying philosophy of respect for a person’s self-determination and belief that all that is life is a gift.

Zane Maus, MA, PLPC earned his master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from McKendree University. Zane provides mental-health counseling services in elementary, middle, and high schools in St. Charles County and has a background in working with children who have experienced trauma. In addition to his work in the schools, Zane works with individuals of all ages at the O’Fallon office. Zane’s main areas of emphasis include anxiety, depression, difficulties with life changes, and stress management. Zane has given presentations on stress, anxiety, and depression and the impacts on school-aged children. He is passionate about instilling hope and empowering youth. Zane places a strong importance on building strong therapeutic relationships with those with whom he works to not only aid the benefits of mental health counseling, but to also create an enjoyable and comfortable experience.

Judy Niehaus, MSW, LCSW earned a master’s in Social Work with a specialization in family therapy from Washington University’s George Warren Brown School of Social Work. Judy has over 30 years of experience working with children and families in medical settings, schools and office-based practices. Her primary interests are children and families dealing with special-education issues, autism spectrum disorders, attachment-related trauma, and ADHD. Judy is trained in Parenting the Love and Logic Way, as well as Beyond Consequences, has supervised master’s-level students, and run support groups for NAMI. Connecting families to resources is a passion of hers.

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Saint Louis Counseling O’Fallon Office

311 South Main
Ste. 100
O’Fallon, MO 63366-

P. 636-281-1990
F. 636-281-1995

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