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.
Ryan Martin, LPCA
Ryan Martin is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Associate supervised by Wendy Salazar, PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with an Addictions Concentration from Southern New Hampshire University. Ryan then earned his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from SNHU.
Ryan has been involved with the mental health field since 2015. He has worked in a variety of settings including in-patient hospital, community based, residential crisis, outpatient clinics, and substance use.
Ryan is interested in offering a safe place for people of all ages to develop understanding of themselves with a focus on the present moment and healing. He specializes in working with individuals, families, depression, anxiety, substance use, grief, and crisis. Ryan has received training in Play, Recreation, and Sand Tray therapies. He brings a variety of approaches and flexibility to sessions with a goal of fostering wellness, health thinking, improvement of relationships, and hope.
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.
A short term method designed to strengthen conflict resolution skills between parents as the family is reorganized.
An organization designed to increase awareness of parental alienation.
An organization to support those who have lost a child