Amy Wilkins

Amy Wilkins, MS, LPC

Professional Background

Amy Wilkins is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Amy received her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale in 1997.

Amy has over 20 years of experience in various settings that include outpatient mental health clinics, assisted living facilities, youth and adult residential treatment programs, and consulting.

Additional Training

Amy has received additional training in Expressive Arts (specifically incorporating music into therapy), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Principles of Biblical Counseling, and Crisis Intervention. Amy has also completed our specialized training to integrate one's own faith into the therapy process. For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Areas of Focus

Amy's therapeutic approaches may include: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma informed care (TF-CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and apply Principles of Biblical Counseling when focusing on:

  • Family issues: conflict resolution, single parenting, blended families
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders: Bipolar and Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Developmental Disabilities including ASD
  • Wellness

Amy practices therapy with individuals, and couples, and she works with children (ages 8+), adolescents (ages 13-17), and adults (ages 18+). Amy is eclectic in her use of therapeutic approaches to best serve each client.

Outside of Work

Amy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing piano, listening to music, watching movies, taking long walks, crafting, and exploring the outdoors.