Paul Kyle; M.S Counseling, School Psy., LCPC
Susan Dunaway; MS, LCPC, BCN
Susan is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and neurotherapist in private practice. She specializes in helping children and adolescents by utilizing neurofeedback, a powerful and painless tool that improves the brain’s ability to regulate emotion and attention.
The mother of a teen and a tween, Susan began researching the effects of screen use for both professional and personal application. Through a combination of neurofeedback, brain-based therapy and an understanding of childhood and adolescent brain development, Susan helps clients and families reach their full potential in today’s digital age.
Susan is the co-founder of Amend Neurocounseling.
Valerie Hamaker; MA, LPC, CPT
Valerie is a therapist specializing in relationship counseling. She enjoys working with individuals and couples in all stages of life and weaves emotional, physical, and spiritual elements of wellness and health into all of her work.
She views relationship health through the lens of attachment, meaning that she feels that all can find their greatest joy through a better understanding of how early relationships shape current strengths and struggles. She believes that everyone has the capacity to enjoy a full and healthy life through better understanding their own stories and through finding strength in struggle and peace through understanding. New relational experiences in therapy can reshape one's capacity to relate in healthy and loving ways to old experiences and current relationships.
"We can truly re-author our life’s stories and learn that no matter what has happened, there are seeds of health and resilience in each of us."
Dr. Todd Frye
Dr. Frye is Dean of the School of Behavioral Sciences and Counseling and the Chair of the Counselor Education Department at MidAmerica Nazarene University since 2007.
Dr. Frye has been practicing professional counseling since 1996. He received his doctorate in Counselor Education and Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling from Idaho State University in 2002. Dr. Frye’s training is primarily geared toward working with distressed couples but also sees many individuals for a variety of reasons. His area of speciality and interest is in working with individuals and couples who struggle with sexual issues/addictions and overall distress. He also specializes in work with those who have experienced loss and pain through relational trauma and abuse.
His office is located on the MNU campus in Olathe, KS.