McArthur, MA, LMHC, LCAC
Joel is the founder of the
company. He encourages a style
that is warm and relational, to help
the client feel comforted and
empowered as they deal with their
issues. His areas of specialty
are: children, teen groups, adults,
cases including behavioral issues,
anger management, crisis, trauma and
Joel taught Principles of Psychology,
Developmental Psychology, Abnormal
Psychology and Early Childhood
Development at Southwestern Michiana
College in 1999.
He worked for several years at
Michiana Behavioral Health Center in
Plymouth, Indiana, providing therapy
for children, adolescents and adults
in individual, family and group
He also worked for Counseling
Associates in Warsaw, Indiana prior to
becoming the owner of his own
counseling firm. Joel is married
and has two young
Joel is a Licensed Mental Health
Licensed Clinical Addictions
Counselor, Certified in the Duluth Model of
Minnesota to treat Domestic Violence
and Certified in the Ontario Domestic Assault
Hani Ahmad, M.D.
We are proud to announce the addition
of Hani Ahmad, M.D. to our
staff. Dr Ahmad joined McArthur
Counseling Center in February
2011. He is currently seeing
patients with various psychiatric
disorders ranging from Mood Disorder,
Anxiety Disorder, Psychotic Disorder and
disorders first diagnosed in childhood
Dr. Ahmad finished his general
psychiatry training at Harvard Medical
School in Boston, MA and finished his
child and adolescence fellowship at
Riley Hospital - Indiana University
Medical Center in Indianapolis,
Dr. Ahmad has a special interest in
treating children and adolescence with
Autistic Disorder, Asperger Syndrome,
Pervasive Developmental Disorder and
rare disorders including Rett Syndrome
and Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.
Dr. Ahmad also treats adult patients
with Anxiety Disorder including Panic Attacks,
PTSD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder as
well as patients with sever Depression
and Schizophrenia Disorder.
Dr. Ahmad sees patients ranging as young
as 3 years old with a sever form of ADHD
and Disruptive Behavior Disorder to as
much as 70-80 years old struggling with
various psychiatric and mental
Dr. Ahmads presence at our office allows you to get an appointment with a
psychiatrist in a short amount of
time. We hope that by offering a
wider range of services, your
experience at McArthur Counseling
Center will continue to aid you in
improving your life.
Rhonda Hoskins, FNPBC
Rhonda works under the supervision of
Dr. Ahmad treating adult and child patients
with a variety of psychiatric
disorders ranging from ADHD to
psychosis. Rhonda obtained her
Masters Degree from Ball State
University in 2009 and received credentialing
from AANC in 2010.
Her impressive employment experience
includes working with Pediatrics,
Inpatient and Residential Psychiatric
care and working with Alzheimer and Dementia
Rhonda plans to continue her education
with additional family mental health
certifications and begin work on DNP.
Phil works with couples, children,
adolescents, and adult
men/women. He uses a mixture of
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and
Alderian Therapy to assist the clients
in working through the many issues
they may be experiencing. Phil
has experience and specialized
training in domestic violence and
chemical dependency. Phil also
has training with Biblical Principles
and Youth Groups.
Phil completed his Bachelors degree at
Grace College in 2006. He later
went on to complete his Master's
degree at Grace College in 2010.
Phil is married and also works
part-time at WCC.
Phil recently completed his
certification in the Duluth Model of
Minnesota to treat Domestic Violence
and in the Ontario Domestic Assault
Helstern, MSW, LCSW
Nancy provides individual and family
counseling to children, adolescents
and adults. She utilizes play
therapy techniques including art
therapy along with
cognitive-behavioral therapy and a
strengths-based approach. She
feels it is important to use
evidence-based practices in order to
see positive treatment outcomes.
She has experience with forensic
social work - especially child custody
and co-parenting situations. Her
therapeutic focus includes trauma,
grief and loss, anxiety, depression
and parenting difficulties. She
believes clients are the experts in
their own lives and the clinician
partners with them to facilitate
Nancy received her Bachelor's Degree
in Social Work from Ball State
University and her Master's Degree in
Social Work from Indiana University,
South Bend. She is a certified
Parent Project Facilitator and is a
Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
She was employed for 14 years at Four
County Counseling Center where she
counseled individuals and developed
programming for both the juvenile
court and Rochester Community Schools.
She also supervised home-based case
managers in various programs.
Prior to coming to McArthur Counseling
Center, Nancy worked at Choices!
Counseling Services as an outpatient
therapist and clinical supervisor.
She focused on individual treatment
and interviewed clients for clinical
assessments, family functioning
assesssments and child custody
Nancy has been married to her husband
Paul for 21 years and they have three
Mobley, MA, LMHC
Matt provides individual counseling to
children, adolescents, and adults. He uses a comprehensive and well-rounded
approach with a relational style.
attended Ball State University (1991)
and Indiana University Kokomo (1994)
as an undergraduate and completed his
graduate work in counseling at Grace
College (1997). He became
interested in helping others during
college and has 15 years experience
working in the mental health field in
both Inpatient and Outpatient
He worked nine years post-graduate at
the Otis R. Bowen Center as a Case
Manager, Intensive Outpatient
Therapist and Outpatient
Therapist. Over the past 5
years, Matt has been employed
full-time at Tippecanoe Valley Schools
as a Mental Health Therapist, where he
provides counseling to students with
emotional and behavioral needs and training to school staff in
(Crisis Prevention Institute).
Kelly Nunez, MA
Kelly provides counseling to children,
adolescents, and adults through
individual and family counseling
sessions. Kelly uses a
combination of cognitive-behavioral
and solution-focused approaches to
work with clients on different issues
that they may be struggling
with. Kelly also enjoys using
therapy with play and believes it is a
successful technique where the child's
natural means of expression, namely
play, is used as a therapeutic method
to assist him/ her in coping with
emotional stress or trauma.
Kelly completed and obtained her
Bachelor's in Psychology along with
Child Development and Family Studies
from Purdue University in 2002.
She attended Indiana University Purdue
University of Fort Wayne for her
graduate work and obtained her Masters
in Marriage and Family Therapy in
Kelly has experience in the areas of
suicide intervention, crisis
intervention, rape survivor advocate
training and domestic violence.
Julie Bergan, MSW
Julie enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults and couples. She uses a strengths based, cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy and believes successful therapy begins with a solid therapeutic relationship.
Julie earned her Bachelor's degree at Indiana University, Bloomington (2000). In 2013 she earned her Master of Social Work degree from Indiana University, South Bend. Julie has experience working in the field of Alzheimer's desease and related dementias. She is interested in working with caregivers through the stresses of caring for a loved one with a chronic illness.
Julie is married to her husband of ten years. Together, they are raising two young daughters.
Michelle Rehbein, MAEd, ECN, LCAC
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Michelle works with a variety of behavioral difficulties, addiction, grief / loss, conflict resolution and inter / intra personal skills. She has been in the education field since 1991. She is bilingual (Spanish, English) and lived in Mexico for 5 years. Michelle has experience with children, adolescents and parent-child relationships.
Michelle received her BA in education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She went on to receive her MA / ECN from the University of Phoenix and her Alcohol and Drug Addiction License from IUSB.
Michelle strives for an open and encouraging environment where all difficulties can be explored to gain insight on achieving a peaceful self through goal setting, cognitive behavior therapy and a client centered approach. It's important to have a sense of empowerment in one's own life.
Michelle is married and has two daughters.
Erika Farrell, MA
Erika provides counseling to children, adolescents and adults. She utilizes a cognitive-behavioral and strength-based approach to therapy to assist client with working through their presenting issues. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is very important to the counseling process and works together with the client to create and help them work towards their goals.
Erika received her Bachelor's degree in psychology from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2007. In 2014, she received her Master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Grace College. Erika enjoys and has experience working with a variety of mental health related issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem and self-harm.