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Archive for September 2019

EMDR Therapy Now Available at Prairie View-Marion County

NEWTON, Kan. (September 27, 2019) – Allyson Krehbiel, a licensed specialist clinical social worker at Prairie View’s Marion County office, located in Hillsboro, is now trained in Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. She also recently gained licensure as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor. EMDR is a powerful evidence-based therapy approach that resolves emotional…

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Bradley Inducted into CPI Hall of Merit

NEWTON, Kan. (September 25, 2019) – The Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) has announced its inductees into the CPI Hall of Merit for 2019. Everett Bradley, director of recreation and adventure at Prairie View has achieved Meritorious Status as a Certified Instructor of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®. This year, 227 Certified Instructors worldwide are being recognized at…

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Obstacles to Healing

Text: Luke 10:25-37 Often when I re-visit a familiar biblical story, something new emerges. Sometimes that new thing is a simple truth, other times it’s a detail that I simply overlooked as if it wasn’t important. This happened when I re-read the story that Jesus told to explain to a lawyer exactly what a “neighbor”…

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Erin Auvinen, PsyD, T-LMLP

Erin Auvinen, PsyD, T-LMLP

Location Newton Treatment Specialties Neuropsychological Testing Psychological Testing Depression, suicidal thoughts, mood Anxiety, phobias, fears, social anxiety, panic or generalized anxiety disorder Obsessive compulsive disorders, or hoarding PTSD, attachment issues, adjustment or social engagement struggles Anorexia, bulimia or other eating disorders Disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders (may include anger issues, oppositional defiant disorder, explosive disorder,…

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Auvinen Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff, Psychology Interns Begin Work

NEWTON, Kan. (September 17, 2019) – Dr. Erin Auvinen has accepted a position with Prairie View, serving as a Temporary-Licensed Master Level Psychologist. She served as a primary psychology intern last year at Prairie View. “When I first decided to become a psychologist when I was 11 years old, I wanted to help people who…

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Skills for Making Life Less Difficult

Dialectical Behavior Therapy – what in the world is that? DBT, as we call it, is a cognitive behavioral therapy developed by psychologist Dr. Marsha Linehan in the late 1980s. Originally designed to treat people who struggle with chronic thoughts of suicide and self-harm, it has now become the premier evidenced-based treatment for addressing these…

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New Administrator Begins at Prairie View’s Special Purpose School

NEWTON, Kan. (September 11, 2019) – Education runs deep in Dr. Milt Dougherty’s family. The son of educators, Dougherty has always enjoyed watching young people grow academically and socially. After taking early retirement last year, knew he wanted to continue using 30+ years of educational experience to help students. He has been named Administrator of…

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Heather Cornett, PhD, T-LMLP

Heather Cornett, T-LMLP

Location East Wichita Treatment Specialties Schizophrenia Bipolar disorder Depression Anxiety OCD PTSD Personality disorders Relational problems, including parenting issues, relationship stress, marriage, separation or divorce, and grief or loss Provides individual and group psychotherapy to adults ages 18+ and psychological assessments for individuals ages 6+ 

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Cornett Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (September 10, 2019) – Dr. Heather Cornett joins the Prairie View clinical staff as a Temporary-Licensed Master’s Level Psychologist. She will provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults ages 18+ and psychological assessments for individuals ages 6+ at Prairie View’s East Wichita office, located at 9333 E. 21st St. North. Her concentration areas…

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