ABOUT OUR THERAPISTS
Amy Eichler, Ph.D., LP, LSSP
Clinical Services Director
Dr. Eichler is a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and has been working with children and families since 1997. She began her career in the school setting and is experienced in assessments, including autism and bilingual evaluations.
Dr. Eichler primarily works with children and families on parenting, step-parenting, adjustment issues, relationship issues, addiction, anxiety, depression, grief, and anyone trying to make a change in their lives. She has been recognized for her work and research in parental alienation and continues to work with families struggling in this area. Amy testifies in court as a therapist and has also served as an expert witness in the areas of child abuse (sexual, physical, and emotional), child development, and parental alienation. Other services include forensic consultation and presentations. Amy is also a certified New Ways for Families therapist and an assistant professor at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor.
Natalie Lenard, LPC
Natalie Lenard is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Natalie received her M. Ed. in Counselor Education from Texas Tech University with a focus on school counseling and community mental health. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision; she plans to complete her doctorate this year. Her research interests are animal-assisted play therapy and rural and distance counseling.
Natalie has worked with clients of all ages in a variety of settings. She enjoys working with all clients at each life stage and particularly enjoys working with children and adolescents. Natalie has worked with clients who are dealing with depression, anxiety, domestic violence, substance abuse, topics related to academia, as well as parenting, couple and family issues. Natalie is also registered as a provider for the Great Start Pre-marital program and is working towards becoming a registered Play Therapist by Summer.
Gwen Dicapo LPC
Gwen received her M.A. in Professional Counseling from Texas State University with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional trained in Emotion Focused Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Gwen has worked with families in crisis in clinical, inpatient, and home settings. She utilizes a systemic, strengths-based approach to help families build communication skills and learn to support each other. Gwen particularly enjoys working with families where past traumas are causing current relational difficulties. She focuses on creating safety for each family member to facilitate open communication of disappointments, attachment needs, and expectations. She specializes in supporting parents in: marital conflict, blending families, co-parenting, special needs parenting, and navigating moments of family change.
Gwen has had success with individual clients experiencing: depression, suicidal ideation, anxiety, psychosis, domestic violence, substance abuse, PTSD, gender dysphoria, and dissociation.
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Christina Sanner, Ph.D.
Dr. Sanner is a Licensed Psychologist. She received her Master’s in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling at The State of New York at New Paltz, and her Ph.D. from The University of South Dakota.
Dr. Sanner has worked with people all ages, including individuals, couples and families. Throughout her training, she has learned to approach emotional and behavioral issues in a number of different ways, including examining thought processes, family systems, interpersonal functioning, and the impact of one’s current and past environment. She has helped children, adolescents and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, substance abuse issues and trauma.
Prior to joining Turning Point, Dr. Sanner has worked in a variety of settings, including student counseling centers, outpatient mental health, inpatient hospitals, and residential treatment centers. She has also taught in college and university.
Jonita Arogun, Psy.D.
Dr. Arogun is a Provisionally Licensed Psychologist completing her Post-Doctoral Residency under the supervision of Dr. Eichler. She received her Psy.D. from California Southern University.
Dr. Arogun has worked with people of all ages and admires diversity. She is passionate about mindfulness-based approaches, self-empowerment, and creating strategies for overcoming anxiety, depression, trauma, and crisis intervention. Dr. Arogun has a strong desire to help individuals become the best version of themselves by bringing healing to individuals, couples, and families.
Dr. Arogun has experience helping children, adolescents, and adults to develop healthy perceptions of themselves. She has also worked with individuals dealing with body image, self-injury, personality disorders, and skills training for parents.
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