Dr. Debbie Ritterbush PhD, LPC, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, and a National Certified Counselor, NCC. She holds a PhD in Psychology, and a Masters' in Professional Counseling, with an Advanced Graduate Degree in Trauma, Abuse, and Deprivation. She is Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, EMDR. Debbie uses an EMDR and Behavioral/Cognitive Behavioral approach in treatment.

Debbie is a member of the Granite Mountain Psychological Society, the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), Arizona Community Emotionally Focused Therapy (AZEFT), EMDR International (EMDRIA), and the Arizona EMDR Trauma Recovery Network. Debbie specializes in the treatment of adults. She has 18 plus years experience coaching and counseling clients in several settings such as; community mental health, out-patient, in-patient hospital setting, group counseling, private practice, and university/college campus. 

You can contact Debbie by phone at: (928)910- 5145 or by email at: information.startmovingon@gmail.com

​​Colleen, BHT is a 500-hour Certified Yoga Instructor with Yoga Alliance, as well as a LifeForce Yoga Practitioner, and Trauma Specialist. Colleen has been teaching in the Prescott community for six years, with a focus on addiction recovery, and trauma-related disorders. She specializes in therapeutic yoga practices which are rooted in classical Hatha Yoga traditions that have been adapted for a clinical setting. These techniques support clients to cultivate compassionate self-awareness.


Colleen has immersed herself in the study of asana, breathwork, and mantra, using a holistic approach to her time on and off the mat for radiant healing practices.


​You can contact Colleen by phone at (505)850-4132 or by email at cmchorney.startmovingon@gmail.com

Counseling and Trauma Center

Amy Thein FNP-C, PMHNP-C, CDE is an American Association of Nurse Practitioners certified Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who is also a Certified Diabetic Educator. She received her Masters' and Post Masters' degrees at the University of Arizona and has enjoyed serving the local community in these roles for over 15 years. She is also a veteran of the US Army.


Amy's professional experience includes partnership in family practice with focus on preventative, acute, and chronic health care. She also gained experience in the treatment of addiction, mental illness, and chronic physical illness while employed at the Prescott Veteran's Administration Domiciliary. She transitioned to West Yavapai Guidance Clinic where she directed their innovative Integrated Care Program, linking mental and physical health services for countless designated Seriously Mentally Ill, SMI, clients. She was also Project Director of a SAMHSA grant which focused on chronic disease management in the SMI population by developing an integrated healthcare delivery system.


She specializes in treating the whole person, knowing there is no separation from physical, mental, and personal well being. She offers a comprehensive approach to health care incorporating foundations of nutrition, sleep, and activity along with medication management and complimentary options. She believes working together toward goals can achieve wellness.


You can schedule an appointment with Amy by talking to your counselor.

Joanne Hird, MA, LPC

For more information call - (928)910-5145  or email - information.startmovingon@gmail.com

Caitlin Flaum, MS, LAC

Dr. Debbie Ritterbush, PhD, LPC, NCC

Caitlin Flaum MS, LAC is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She has been working in the mental health field, in the tri-city area, for five years. She holds memberships with the Granite Mountain Psychological Society and the American Counseling Association.


Caitlin has worked with various populations; children, teens, and adults. She has experience providing group, individual, and couple's therapy. Her therapeutic approach is eclectic; she uses Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, (EMDR), and trauma-informed mindfulness modalities, all of which she tailors to meet clients' specific needs.


Caitlin has several years of experience working in community mental health. She honed her skills providing individual and group therapy to clients suffering from a variety of different needs. She is experienced with such issues as; substance abuse, PTSD/trauma, anxiety/depression, anger, grief and loss, codependent behaviors, relationship concerns, adjustment to life events, eating disorders, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. 


Caitlin believes everyone has the capacity to heal. She has a passion for working with people to help them learn how to enact positive change, developing the ability to realize their goals. 


You can contact Caitlin by phone at (928)458-3327 or by email at cflaum.startmovingon@gmail.com


Kate McGlynn-Moore is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Grand Canyon University, and her Master of Social Work, with an emphasis on health and behavioral health with adults, from Arizona State University. Kate is passionate about serving others through mindful, respectful, and evidence-based therapies including: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). 

Kate is trained in EMDR Therapy and is a Certified Compassionate Bereavement Care Provider. Kate believes that we are all wired with the ability to grow, connect, and create meaningful lives. She is passionate about empowering people to achieve their goals.

Kate has experience working with adults with trauma, anxiety, depression, substance use, anger, grief, relationship issues, and life transitions.


You can contact Kate by phone at (928)910-5145 or by email at kate.startmovingon@gmail.com

Christine Loughney, RMA/Office Manager

Colleen McHorney, BHT, CYT 500, LFYP

Kate McGlynn-Moore, LMSW

Joanne MA, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her vision of the therapeutic process is holistic in nature: “My goal is to see people in their totality—their mental, physical, social, and spiritual aspects, assisting the client with integration of those parts into their best functioning life.”

Drawing upon an extensive background in the medical field, Joanne sees herself as a part of a wellness support team for clients who come into counseling. “Their growth is in their hands—I’m here to work will their health care professionals to support the change they wish to make.”

Along with traditional counseling methods, and depending upon the presenting problem, Joanne has an affinity for EMDR, which she has found to be an efficient and effective modality in resolving issues springing from trauma.

Her most recent professional experiences feature work in the hospital emergency department doing crisis intervention and brief solution focused therapy, as well as work with young adults at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Other professional interest includes Equine Assisted Therapy (alone or with EMDR), trauma from medical diagnosis, end-of-life issues, and EMDR for pain management.

In her free time, you will find Joanne hiking with her two dogs, traveling or just hanging out with her horses.


You can contact Joanne by phone at (928)632-8080 or by email at cjhird.startmovingon@gmail.com

Christine Loughney, RMA and Office Manager, is a Registered Medical Assistant. Christine has been a medical assistant for over 23 years, and became a registered medical assistant in 2005. 

Christine has a diverse background working in a variety of medical fields ranging from a gastroenterology lab, to pharmaceutical research.


Christine believes that when considering mental health and physical health, the two should not be thought of as separate. 


​You can contact Christine by phone at (928)910-5145 or by email at cloughney.startmovingon@gmail.com

Amy Thein, FNP-C, PMHNP-C, CDE

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