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Babe Black, LCSW


Babe is a Licensed Clinical Social worker and founded Collaborative Change in 2014 and provides supervision and support to the therapeutic and Child Mental Health Wraparound team. She has over a decade of experience working with children and teenagers with emotional and/or behavior problems. Babe focuses on creative therapies that include Play Therapy, Yoga Therapy, Art and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Babe has experience developing Behavior Modification Plans that are unique to each family and can help families develop unique approaches to parent children that do not respond to typical modes of parenting.  She has a passion to serve the community and help people discover the best version of themselves.

Hamilton County Therapist

Kiara graduated from Ball State University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Social Psychology. She has experience working in a hospital setting and private practice with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Through these opportunities, Kiara gained experience with presenting concerns surrounding grief, anxiety, depression, trauma, and interpersonal difficulties. She believes individual’s hold power within them and aims to create a space where those can be explored, expanded upon, and practiced through empathetic and collaborative approaches. Kiara utilizes techniques from Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Brainspotting. Outside of work, Kiara enjoys hiking trails, trying new coffee shops, reading memoirs, and attempting Crossfit.

Virtual Therapist

Shawnece graduated from the University of Indianapolis with her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. Prior to becoming a therapist, Shawnece worked as a home based caseworker for four years, working with individuals from ages 3 to 65. This is when Shawnece learned that she not only wanted to work on skill building with individuals, but she also wanted to help people gain a sense of understanding of self. She utilizes a client centered approach and is very relatable. She enjoys nature, traveling, working out and engaging in spontaneous adventures. Shawnece’s favorite form of self care is aromatherapy. She loves candles and lights them daily. 

Indianapolis Therapist

Mahogany is originally from Fort Wayne, IN and she graduated from IUPUI with a Master's degree in Social Work with a concentration of Mental Health and Addiction. Mahogany has experience working with individuals and groups who battle substance abuse as well as empowering youth to aim towards high levels of personal development. Mahogany focuses on Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral therapy to work collaboratively with clients who seek change. Mahogany enjoys spending time with her Lhatese, listening to music, and re-watching her favorite movies.

Hamilton County Therapist

Aylin graduated from Ball State University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Aylin has experienced working with pre-teens, teens, and adults with the following presenting concerns: sexual trauma, anxiety, depression, parent-child conflict, body image concerns, trauma, and grief. Aylin’s therapeutic approach includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and multicultural and feminist theories. Aylin works from a client-centered, empathetic, and compassionate approach and believes the client is the expert in their life. Aylin strives to be culturally aware and affirming to create a welcoming space for all. Aylin enjoys watching movies and shows in her spare time, spending time with family and friends, reading as many books as possible in one year, and going on walks.

Indianapolis Therapist

Mindy Espinoza is a dedicated mental health professional with a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health. She brings a unique background to her practice, having transitioned from a successful career as an executive pastry chef to becoming a compassionate and skilled therapist. Mindy is trained in EMDR, CBT, DBT, and ACT, and she is passionate about fostering the mind-body connection to promote holistic well-being.
In addition to her professional expertise, Mindy is a proud pet parent to three fur babies – two cats and a dog. Her love for animals complements her empathetic approach to therapy, as she believes in creating a warm, welcoming environment for all her clients.
Whether you're seeking support for trauma, anxiety, or other mental health challenges, Mindy is committed to helping you navigate your journey with understanding and care.

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Hamilton County Director

Kyle graduated from IUPUI with a Master’s degree in Social Work and has experience working with those facing mental health and substance use issues. Kyle believes that individuals can overcome obstacles and better their lives as long as they exhibit diligence and determination. He enjoys helping clients to construct goals and to discover the necessary steps to attain them. Though compassionate and supportive, Kyle feels that a tough-love approach to therapy can sometimes empower clients to reach his or her potential. A shark enthusiast, Kyle recently visited Guadalupe Island to cage-dive with great white sharks, a dream he’s had since childhood.

Virtual Therapist Director

Pia graduated for Concordia University Wisconsin with a Masters degree in Science and Professional Counseling and has more than 10 years experience as a Mediator and Life Coach. Her experience as a therapist includes working with adults, adolescents and families dealing with a variety of issues.  Pia was born and raised in Norway, but has called Indianapolis home since 1992. Her passion is helping people develop strong self-awareness and self-efficacy. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

Behavioral Program Developer, Therapist

Kyle Fisher MA is a behavior scientist and program developer who uses analytical data to develop insights into human behavior. He developed the Functional Relational Scale which is a tool that helps children and adults better discuss family, friend and other relationships in more accurate language. This scale helps to eliminate stress, worry, guilt, depression and obligation in areas it should not exist. He also developed the Building Long-Term Future Success Attributes scale for children. This scale measures 26 different attributes in order to understand performance in children, areas of attention, areas of excellence and how to use these to better understand, discuss, focus, educate and treat behavioral difficulties and enhance behavioral strengths.

Indianapolis Director

Kaysea is a therapist and a member of our Wraparound team. She is able to connect with people through compassion and understanding, and values authenticity, creativity, collaboration, and a willingness to find what works.  After earning her Masters in Social Work, she is currently working toward clinical licensure. Her experience in Wraparound provides a unique, comprehensive approach to working with children, teens, and families. Her passion lies in teaming up with young adults to help them navigate their current situation and discover the best version of themselves. Outside of the therapy room, Kaysea enjoys tending to her houseplant collection, experimenting with new art mediums, learning, and getting out in nature. 

Indianapolis Therapist

Tynisha graduated from IUPUI with a Masters in Social Work. Tynisha has worked in the field for ten years with experience in child welfare, school, hospital, and geriatric settings. She is passionate about helping others become their best selves and working towards living a fulfilling life through defining their values and what's important to them. Tynisha utilizes a strengths based, client centered approach in therapy and empowers clients to take the steps that are necessary to reach their goals. She has experience in working with clients through transitional phases of life, trauma, family relationship challenges, maternal mental health, anxiety, depression, and self esteem issues, Tynisha uses Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) most often when working with clients. When Tynisha is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, working out, and traveling. 

Indianapolis Therapist

Megan graduated from Indiana University with a Masters in Applied Health Sciences in Human Development and Family Studies and Purdue University with a Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Megan has ten years of experience working with adults and youth providing both
health education and mental health counseling. She uses a humanistic approach combined with the science of the brain and body to facilitate awareness and growth in clients. Megan is passionate about helping others discover their strengths. She implements Narrative and Somatic Therapy to treat a variety of conditions including trauma, anxiety, and depression.

Hamilton County Therapist

Megan graduated from Pepperdine University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She has experience working in community mental health, private practice, and school settings with children, adolescents and young adults dealing with a variety of presenting concerns.  Megan provides a compassionate space to process with clients and work towards client-determined change.  She utilizes a strengths-based and client-centered approach that aims to honor her clients’ autonomy and personal growth.  She specializes in teens and young adults experiencing a range of mental health issues including anxiety, loss, stress management, peer relationships, and general life transitions.  Megan enjoys spending time outdoors, practicing yoga, and hanging out with her pup.

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