Meet Our Team
“I founded Friesen Counseling to provide our community with a space where people can go for healing, growth and direction.
Using a blend of therapeutic approaches tailored to your specific needs, our work together will support, promote and encourage your healing and growth”.
Elizabeth is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Master’s Addictions Counselor with advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
She prides herself in providing quality counseling services to individuals ages 12+.
Areas of speciality include: Relationships, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief/loss, stress, women's issues, and personal growth.
Ashley is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from Newman University and her undergraduate degree from Wichita State University.
Ashley is an outpatient therapist for individuals, couples, and families ages 12+. She enjoys partnering with clients who are facing relational struggles, health concerns, grief/loss, personal dilemmas and anyone feeling stuck or overwhelmed by life. She believes in making a safe space where the potential for growth and restoration can by discovered. Ashley knows the value of meeting her clients where they are and in allowing change to happen at their pace. She seeks to listen to the hearts of her clients and incorporating a faith-based approach to incorporate tools to provide a more fulfilling life.
She draws on her experience in healthcare, child welfare, and education settings to better support her clients in finding a path towards healing, health, and improved quality of life. Ashley seeks to use compassion, humor, and evidenced-based methods in a balanced approach to therapy; walking alongside her clients on their journey.
Ashley is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. She is accepting new clients offering daytime and evening appointments.
Having worked in a variety of mental health settings since 2012, Elizabeth has had roles as a music therapist, attendant care worker, and mental health therapist. Elizabeth has served a variety of ages in these settings, including preschool children to elderly adults.
Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Registered Play Therapist (RPT), and has received specialized training in play therapy with children ages 4-12. Additionally, Elizabeth has experience working with adults with anxiety issues, stage of life changes, and utilization of creative therapy techniques (art, music, sand tray) to address client goals.
“Today, life challenges come in many forms and seeking solutions in the difficulties is one of the healthiest means to resolve unwanted anxiety and depression. In my practice, I believe in using individuals’ strengths to help them heal”.
Jane Holzrichter is a Licensed Master's Social Worker and specializes in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).
Jane brings a wealth of knowledge to both mental health and child maltreatment, and is respected in her field through the educational, judicial, legal, medical and mental health disciplines.
Susan Rohr, a graduate of the University of Kansas, is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker. Her background includes extensive experience with children, adolescents, families and groups. Her expertise is very helpful in crisis situations such as PTSD. Sue is a Director for a Critical Incident Stress Management team. She has been a part of the recovery process involved in some recent local tragedies.
Some techniques utilized in therapy, but not limited to, include: Brief Therapy, Learned Optimism, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Self-Regulation. These practices have been successful in the treatment of ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Anxiety, Depression and Oppositional Defiance. Sue works to make brain-based advances in managing anger, forming new habits, emotional control and motivation.