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Marian Wandall MA, LPC

Director of Revision Play, Registered Play Therapist, Kids, High Sensitivity, Attachment
marian@revisionchristiancounseling.com

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Education and Experience

  • B.A. in Music from Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • M.A. in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary
  • 10 years experience working with teens
  • 8 years of counseling experience with adults, children, teens, and their families
  • Works with a multitude of issues such as depression, anxiety, attachment, ADHD, separation anxiety, court issues, RAD, trauma, abuse, and grief
  • Over 2 years experience with children in foster care and their foster families
  • Training in TF-CBT
  • Registered play therapist

About Marian

Anytime an individual comes through the counseling door, it can be a vulnerable and scary experience. This is especially true when a parent is seeking counseling for their child. Many parents feel unsure, scared, and discouraged when they bring their child to therapy. However, it is a sign of strength when a parent becomes willing to seek help for themselves and for their child. Marian holds a strong view that healing for each child starts with the family. It is for this reason that she works hand in hand with the client and their families. Therapy, especially play therapy, is a process that takes time, but can be very healing and safe for your child. Marian uses a mix of play therapy, coping skills, art activities, and mindfulness to help your child process and heal. Marian will also listen to and talk with your family to come up with ways to support your child at home, school, and other social situations.

The body has the ability to remember trauma as much as the brain. Marian builds this into her approach when working with adults. She strives to use body awareness (referred to as somatic awareness) to help you become attuned to how your body remembers your past trauma. Marian also uses an assortment of imagery work to help you find coping skills that can help you experience healing in a deeper way. She also strives to help you emotionally and verbally process how your past trauma and experiences impact your current thinking and situations.

Marian seeks to be warm, inviting, and understanding to everyone she meets with. She wants you to feel heard, understood, and empowered when you leave therapy. It is her goal to help you feel more connected to others, God, and yourself when you are done with counseling.

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Marian Wandall MA, LPC

Marian Wandall MA, LPC

Director of Revision Play, Registered Play Therapist, Kids, High Sensitivity, Attachment

Brandi Souhrada MA, PLPC

Kids, Teens, Adults, Complex Trauma, Attachment, Life Transitions, Divorced & Blended Families
brandi@revisionchristiancounseling.com

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Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Elementary Education from University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • M.A. in Counseling Student at Covenant Theological Seminary
  • Play Therapy Program Student at Missouri Baptist University

About Brandi

Brandi strives to nurture therapeutic relationships with clients that help them feel safe, cared for, and accepted. She provides a supportive space to explore and process trauma, adjustments to life changes, grief, anxiety, and depression. Brandi is passionate about helping children, teens and adults gain insight and develop new ways of being that promote healthier, more gratifying lives. Brandi fundamentally believes that everyone has the right to feel safe, valued, and loved. She provides support in building on each individual's strengths, promoting resilience, optimism, and hope for the future.

Brandi began her career as an elementary teacher. She has over ten years of experience working with children and families in schools and church ministries. She believes everyone has a unique story to tell. Brandi seeks to receive these stories in a way that reflects dignity and invites hope to enter into the wounded parts. She considers it an honor to walk alongside clients at their own pace as they bravely begin a journey of healing and change.

Brandi is committed to connecting with clients to facilitate lasting change with compassion and sensitivity. Through creative collaboration with clients, Brandi utilizes an integrative approach to individualize care and provide counseling that best fits their needs. She works with clients in all seasons of life to become grounded and do the work needed to get through and learn to flourish. She has extensive training in play therapy techniques and often uses expressive arts and sand tray interventions with clients of all ages to help them understand their emotions and process memories to bring healing.

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Brandi Souhrada MA, PLPC

Brandi Souhrada MA, PLPC

Kids, Teens, Adults, Complex Trauma, Attachment, Life Transitions, Divorced & Blended Families

Devin Feeney MA, PLPC

Kids, Teens, Young Adults, Grief, Attachment, Self-worth, Complex Trauma
devin@revisionchristiancounseling.com

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Human Growth and Development with an emphasis in Lifespan Development from the University of Missouri, Columbia
  • M.A. in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary
  • 8+ years of working in home, school, and ministry settings with children ages 5 months to 8 years
  • 4 years working with high school students in a ministry setting

About Devin

Counseling is a space where we can safely confront the reality of living in a world full of suffering and brokenness. It can be a vulnerable and scary experience for individuals to seek out counseling. This is especially true for parents reaching out for help with their child or adolescent. Devin hopes to empower her clients to reflect, confront, and wrestle with their understanding of the world. It is a privilege for Devin to collaborate with her clients and explore the tender places of their stories.

Devin provides counseling to children, adolescents, families, and individuals. Clients who sit with her will feel the freedom to simply be and can expect to be met wherever they are in circumstances of joy or difficulty. Through integrating multiple theories of practice, Devin seeks to provide individualized care for each client. She is particularly drawn toward counseling methods based on trauma-informed practices, attachment theory, interpersonal processing theory, emotional regulation, and family systems theory.

Whether it be an adult client coming in for individual counseling or parents seeking to better care for their child or adolescent, Devin hopes to offer safety and warmth, help disrupt unhealthy styles of relating, bring light to generational cycles and their impact on her clients, and empower clients to use their voices in ways that lead to flourishing. Many of the issues Devin works with her clients on are anxiety, depression, grief, past abuse, trauma, self-esteem, sexual difficulties, shame, attachment challenges, and emotional regulation.

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Devin Feeney MA, PLPC

Devin Feeney MA, PLPC

Kids, Teens, Young Adults, Grief, Attachment, Self-worth, Complex Trauma

Rachel Wukasch

Intern
rachel@revisionchristiancounseling.com

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Family Studies from Union University
  • M.A. in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary (May 2023)
  • 5 years of ministry experience working with children and their families

About Rachel

Rachel considers it an honor to walk with clients wherever they are and journey alongside them in the pain and hardships life brings. She uses an integrative approach in order to best meet clients in the healing and growth process. With her 5+ years of diverse experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, she has experience in areas of life transition, depression, anxiety, grief, relational conflict, and spirituality. Rachel believes that healing comes through the power of being in a relationship with people. She works to build trust and safety for clients so that they feel heard, seen, valued, and known.

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Rachel Wukasch

Rachel Wukasch

Intern