BrainBody Wellness Counseling focuses on whole-person care, emphasizing the integration of the brain and body, and incorporating multiple domains of wellness to include physical, social, environmental, fun and recreation, financial, emotional, and other lifestyle factors. We offer comprehensive counseling, biofeedback, and assessments.
Mission: To treat the whole person through brain and body biofeedback, lifestyle, biology, and evidence-based psychological therapies.
Vision: To change the way the world views healthcare through reconnecting the brain and body in the treatment of physical and mental health and to use this strategy to help people live life to their fullest potential.
Lisa Johnson, LAC, MSC
Lisa Johnson is a Licensed Associate Counselor specializing in CBT, DBT, and EMDR. She sees children as young as 6, teens and adults. She utilizes an individualized and holistic approach integrating various evidence-based therapies to treat anxiety, depression, PTSD, and more.
When working with teens and adults, Lisa integrates Cognitive Strategies, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Strategies, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapies to help them learn to more effectively manage the symptoms they are experiencing. Lisa applies trauma-informed care to offer specialty sessions in EMDR. Here, she integrates techniques from dialectical behavior therapy with EMDR to reshape the internal narrative of trauma, and re-establish a sense of control.
When working with children, she aims to help them navigate complex familial and social pressures, to be able to thrive in their setting. Lisa integrates cognitive behavioral therapy with family systems approaches to help children overcome some of the most challenging behaviors. By joining with the family to understand their value system, Lisa can help re-shape relationships and open channels of communication, fostering healthier bonds. Using a combination of play, art, and traditional skill-building, Lisa is able to form a unique connection with youths and adolescents, helping them establish the courage and skills to soothe difficult emotions and cope with trauma. Lisa believes in meeting each client where they are at, and helping them to heal, to grow, and to flourish.
Statement from Lisa:
“I am inspired by the courage and strength that each client brings to the therapeutic process. Every person’s journey is beautiful in its own right; a story rife with trials and triumphs. I am here to walk beside you on your journey, helping you to reflect on the values that give your life meaning, to overcome trauma and develop authenticity and congruence, and find a deep-seated joy and peace.”
Lisa is currently supervised by Dr. Alexandra Iverson (Schilling). Dr. Iverson can be reached at 480-744-3040
If you or a loved one are struggling, please reach out for a complimentary intake session. Lisa is currently available for appointments Sundays through Wednesdays.
Gabrielle Rozio, Psy.D.
Dr. Rozio is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her Doctorate and Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University. She has also completed a Master’s in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University. She provides individual and couples counseling/psychotherapy and has specialized training in treating OCD. Dr. Rozio offers a comfortable and safe environment that enables growth, healing, self-reflection and hope for the future.
Individuals who come to see her are often conflicted about an important situation or change in their lives. They may feel stuck or in a state of limbo. Others experience disappointment and frustration, which often leads to strained relationships. Some individuals want to increase self-awareness and grow through self-exploration.
Feeling heard and understood is an important part of the psychotherapy process. Dr. Rozio’s approach is designed to best match the clients’ needs, personality, and situation. She considers the impact of biology, lifestyle, and psychological factors, while incorporating an individuals’ strengths.
Dr. Rozio works with adults (18+), older adults (60+), and couples to address concerns such as OCD, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life-transitions, self-esteem, and stress. She employs cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based, and client-centered methodologies. With support, new coping skills and responses are developed. When treating OCD, she uses the gold standard ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) approaches. The goal is to work together towards a hopeful future and increased personal satisfaction.
Dr. Rozio is certified in HeartMath. HeartMath is a type of biofeedback that uses heart rate variability (HRV) to help individuals learn to manage their stress response. It is non-invasive and allows clients to view their HRV data in real time on a computer screen. It is very helpful when treating anxiety, stress, and depression.
Amanda Nomicos, LAC, MA, CCTS-I
Amanda Nomicos is an EMDR trained Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist and specializes in working with adults and teens 13 years old and up. She uses an eclectic approach that incorporates CBT, EMDR, person-centered therapy, and solution-focused therapy. She strives to find an approach that works best for each individual client. Amanda has specific training in treating perinatal mood disorders, EMDR, and trauma. She has worked with families, adolescents, groups, and individuals in a variety of settings.
Amanda has worked as an in-home counselor working with adolescents and families struggling with anxiety, behavioral issues, and depression. She completed training working with college-aged students struggling with anxiety, depression, and adjustments in addition to training in an intensive outpatient eating disorder program.
Her special interests includes: perinatal mood disorders, miscarriages, anxiety, and depression and working with women and adolescents.
Here is her personal statement:
"Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it" - Tori Amos. I am honored to be given the opportunity to walk alongside my clients while they are healing. My main goal as a therapist is to assist you in healing, accomplishing the goals you set, and providing a safe place for you to explore."
Amanda is currently supervised by Dr. Ashlee Rincon. You can reach her supervisor at 480-744-3040.
Schedule an intake or free treatment consult with Amanda here.
Jennifer Salazar LPC, MSC, CCTSI
Jennifer Salazar is a Licensed Professional Counselor and certified trauma therapist with over 20 years of experience treating and supporting individuals across the lifespan in various settings. She sees children as young as 8, teens and adults. She has an eclectic, strength-based approach utilizing diverse theoretical approaches, including holistic and behavioral neuroscience, to address the root cause of behavioral trauma patterns. Jennifer partners with her clients offering an integrative, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. Understanding everyone's journey is unique, she strives to cultivate an individualized, safe, and authentic healing experience.
Jennifer has received training in Brainspotting (BSP), the Neurosequential Model, Cognitive Behavioral, Sand Tray therapy, Nurturing Parenting, Narrative Therapy, and Family Systems. She’s a third-generation practitioner of traditional and holistic healing interventions, with 23 years of experience. When treating OCD, she utilizes the gold standard ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention) and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) approaches.
Her special interests include: working with adolescents, families, young adults, and women, as well as treating the root causes of depression, anxiety, fear, feeling “stuck,” self-esteem, trauma, and disruptive patterns of behavior.
Statement from Jennifer:
"I am honored to have had the opportunity to train with some of the most respected leaders in their fields, and to be able to incorporate the best of both traditional and modern techniques into my work. This allows me to meet my clients where they’re at, and help guide them to a path of healing the mind, body, and heart. I believe interweaving these different modalities produces an authentic, optimal, holistic approach to healing."
Dr. Ashlee Rincon, Ph.D., L.P.
Dr. Ashlee Rincon is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Arizona. Her approach is primarily cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) based. Here is her personal statement and areas of focus:
"Throughout our lives, we encounter trials and tribulations. There are hurdles to climb and mountains to move. Sometimes, we are able to do it alone, but often we need guidance, support, a change in our thinking, and our behaviors. As a psychologist, my experience in working with individuals and their families across the lifespan, focuses on a holistic perspective, to help them climb their hurdles and move their mountains. Together, we collaborate and work to find new perspectives and solutions by approaching it from a whole-person perspective, recognizing that often the challenges we face impacts so many facets of our lives. This means we talk about the aspects that make you, you! This may include occupational, environmental, social, emotional, physical, intellectual, or even spiritual aspects to help you discover the best means to achieve your desired goals.
I utilize a multimodal-treatment approach that is tailored to meet your specific needs, often utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Glasser/ Reality Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Together we work to address concerns related to mood, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship problems, and life transitions."
Alexandra Schilling (Ali Iverson), Psy.D., L.P.
Dr. Iverson (Schilling) is the owner and clinical director of the practice. She is no longer seeing new patients. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, stress, and treatment for Highly Sensitive Persons (Diagnoses such as OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia). In addition, she is trained as a health psychologist and has treated the psychological aspects of Functional Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, POTS, and autoimmune diseases. She graduated with her Doctorate and Master's degrees in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. She earned her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from Arizona State University. She is also certified as a life coach, yoga teacher, and mind-body wellness practitioner. She is EMDR trained and utilizes an eclectic approach integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Mindfulness-Based Approaches.
Her professional experiences include working in a group model with individuals diagnosed with cancer, administration, interpreting neuropsychological assessments, psychological testing, community mental health treatment, and most recently she worked at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona as a health psychologist with integrated treatment teams. She has taken her passion for integrated care into private practice in order to expand the reach of this innovative practice.
Her primary interest is integrated care which takes a "whole person" approach, emphasizing the integration of biology, lifestyle, and psychology. Early on, her interest in psychoneuroimmunology (focus on how stress and mental health affect the immune system) led to her passion for integrated care.
In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, yoga, and spending time with her children.
AZ License #: 4772 - Listed under her full legal name Alexandra Schilling
CO License #4535 - Listed under her full legal name Alexandra Schilling
Courtney graduated with her Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology from Florida State University. She has specialized training in the nutritional treatment of mental health. She has an interest in the neurobiological underpinnings of mental health and ways to address these contributing factors. She is currently available Tuesday to Friday in the mornings.
She enjoys playing volleyball and spending time with friends and family.
Jenna Ciancanelli, LAC
Teen & Young Adult Counseling Specialist
Jenna is a Licensed Associate Counselor specializing in CBT, DBT, Reality Therapy, and Solution-Focused modalities. She sees teens, young adults, and mature adults. Jenna strives to create an atmosphere in her sessions that allow clients to identify and achieve their most authentic self. Through her techniques, Jenna is able to assist clients in learning and overcoming various mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, personality disorders, substance abuse and anger management. Through her eclectic personality, she is able to create an environment where all feel welcomed, heard, and understood.
Jenna has an extensive history working with teens and young adults, beginning during her days working in community mental health, behavioral health hospitals, high school counseling, and as an adolescent substance abuse counselor. She is experienced in co-occurring disorders and has a wealth of knowledge in these areas.
When working with teens and young adults, Jenna helps clients explore their distortions that hinder them from achieving their goals. She will work collaboratively with clients to develop new strategies to manage life's constant barrage of stressors and develop strong interpersonal skills to combat negative situations, thoughts, and core beliefs. Clients will explore the many facets of their lives while also learning real-world skills such as assertive communication, boundaries, self-care, and stress-management. Jenna recognizes that every person has a different story, and she is there to help her clients write the next chapter. She lives by the quote, "Your only limit is you."
Jenna is currently supervised by Dr. Alexandra Iverson (Schilling). Dr. Iverson can be reached at 480-744-3040
If you or a loved one are struggling, please reach out for a complimentary intake session. Jenna currently only offers after work/school appointments on Mondays and Thursdays.