Meet Our Counselors

Counseling On Burnside accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente insurance

All of our counselors are full and we are putting new patients on a wait list.

Joe Alexander, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Counseling on Burnside

Joe Alexander, LCSW

Joe has over 30 years of clinical experience as a therapist. He has helped hundreds of individuals and couples find a successful resolution of their problems. His experience has taught him that not everyone benefits from the same approach. Joe has a style that is interactive, dynamic and supportive of the patient. He listens carefully to support a patients strengths and often teaches by the use of questions. Joe specializes in depression and anxiety, family, couples, and group therapy for addictions of all types (chemical, pornography, overeating and gambling) as well as dynamic work with couples. Joe accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Angie Johnson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Angie Johnson, LCSW

Angie Johnson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Master’s degree in social work and is a licensed clinical social worker.  She specializes in kids and adults with depression, anxiety, parenting issues, young adult issues and does group therapy as well. Angie accepts only Kaiser Permanente insurance.

Jennifer Warren, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Jennifer Warren, LCSW

Jen uses her experience as a former self-defense instructor, group therapist in violence prevention/recovery, and as a crisis intervention worker to allow her to meet clients where they are in their journey to personal change and contentment.  She works with teens, age fourteen and up as well as adults. She specializes in helping those with depression, anxiety, addictions, anger management, women’s empowerment, domestic violence, trauma recovery and PTSD & ADD. She is also skilled as a group facilitator. Jennifer accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Franny Thompson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Franny Thompson, LCSW

Franny is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Se has over twenty years of experience working as a mental health provider, as well as a group facilitator. She specializes in working with teens, age fourteen or older as well as adults to help them with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, women’s issues, parenting concerns, young adult issues. Franny accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Shayna Diaz, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor 2

Shayna Diaz, LPC, CADC2

Shayna aims to provide people a space to show up as their authentic selves and receive direct feedback and tools to work through the emotions they are experiencing. Her hope is that through this process people can feel empowered to make hard choices, feel more positive about themselves and their relationships, and overall improve their quality of life. Shayna works with the ages of fourteen and up.  She specializes in transitional age youth, family systems, couples work, substance abuse, anxiety & depression. She also conducts group therapy sessions. Angie accepts only Kaiser Permanente insurance.

Maureen McCormick, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Maureen McCormick, LCSW

Maureen works intuitively and collaboratively with each patient.  She believes therapy is a co-creative process, where client and therapist partner towards goals. She uses warmth, humor, creativity, and a direct but gentle approach in helping clients find ways to bring those things into their daily life.  Maureen works with those eighteen and older who struggle with grief, loss, and life transitions, chronic and life limiting illnesses, care giving issues, dealing with loved one with dementia, anxiety, depression, Individuals, couples, and group therapy. Maureen accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Justin Anderson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Justin Anderson, LMFT

Justin is an experienced couples, individual and group therapist with a focus on improvement using holistic and integrative techniques for mindfulness and practical skills to heal complex trauma.  Justin also works with various addictions. Specialties include working with men, shame and privilege, anxiety, grief, and personality disorders. If you want a male therapist with a gentle but direct approach, Justin can be a good fit for you and/or your family. Justin accepts only Kaiser Permanente insurance.

Corina Daugherty Calhoun, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, smiling woman wearing black top in sunflower field

Corina Daugherty Calhoun, LCSW

Corina is an experienced clinician who works with individuals ages 15 and up and specializes in working with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis management and identity exploration. She is experienced in using CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) and other trauma recovery techniques. She partners with clients to identify barriers to growth and welcomes feedback from her clients about what will make therapy most meaningful. Social justice, equity and anti-racism are essential to Corina’s practice. Corina accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

marilyn sears, doctorate of social work

Marilyn Sears, DSW

Marilyn is a doctorate-level clinician with over 20 years of clinical experience. She brings an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy approach along with mindfulness to her counseling work and tailors it to meet the unique needs of the individual. Her specialties include anxiety and depression, loss and grief, relationship issues, women’s issues, career challenges and future planning. She works with individuals ages 14 and older. Marilyn accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Haley Harper, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, woman with shoulder-length brown hair in orange long-sleeved v-neck sweater

Haley Harper, LCSW

Haley’s philosophy is that with the right individualized tools & emotional support, anyone can achieve meaningful change. She helps you identify your strengths and helps you use those strengths to tackle and make progress with problems that brought you into therapy. Her experience ranges from helping individuals and family members with addictions to working with individuals on depression, anxiety, and relationship challenges. She is experienced working with pre-teen and teenagers (12 and up) and had exposure to early childhood development growing up with a mom who is a pediatrician. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker receiving her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Michigan. She accepts both Kaiser Permanente and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance.

Covid-19 Updates

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and our desire to continue our mental health support within our community, our office is providing services via secure, online video counseling sessions for individuals and groups. If an in-person visit is needed, please contact our office at: 503-827-3644. Thank you for your understanding.