Clinicians at Step By Step Counseling each have their own age and specialties they enjoy working with. On this page, below you can view our clinicians and a general description. If you are not sure about which clinician may be a good fit for you or someone in your family, please contact our office and we can help determine if we have someone at our office who would be a good fit.   

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Child Therapists

Catherine Kendrick, PLPC

Therapist

Location
  • In Office (Saint Charles)
All About Catherine (Cathy)!

Cathy is is a (Provisional) Licensed Professional Counselor, supervised by Brook Howell. She is currently working towards her credential of Registered Play Therapist. Cathy works with elementary aged, middle school, high school aged and young adults.  

She specializes in working with foster children or kids/teens in state custody, seperation & divorce and grief. She also enjoys working with those clients (adolescents or adults) who struggle with eating disorders or disordered eating as well as diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder & anxiety.

Availability
  • Mondays Tuesdays & Wednesdays (2-8pm) 

Steven Buck, LCSW

Therapist

Location
  • In Office (Saint Charles)
All about Steve!

Steve is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  He has a family therapy certificate and TF-CBT trained.   Steve primiarly works with children, but is available to work with all ages. 

A few areas of interest for Steve are: 

  • Family Conflict
  • Foster children/adolescents in state custody (Trauma, PTSD, Attachment Disorders)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bi-polar Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder 
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disorder 
  • Marriages or relationships under stress
  • Anxiety & Depression
Availability
  • Steve is currently accepting new clients.
  • Day time, evening and Saturday afternoon availbility 

Dawn Maurer, PLPC

Therapist

Location
  • In Office (Saint Charles)
All About Dawn!

Dawn is a (Provisional) Licensed Professional Counselor, supervised by Shelley Kues. She is currently working towards her credential of Registered Play Therapist. Shelly works with elementary aged, middle school and high school aged clients. 

She specializes in working with foster children or kids/teens in state custody, seperation & divorce and grief. 

Availability
  • Sees clients on Fridays and Saturdays 

Jennie Wilson, LPC

Owner, Therapist, Clinical Supervisor

Location
  • Saint Charles office
All About Jennie!

Jennie is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor and Safe and Sound Protocol Associate. Se is EMDR trained (Certification pending approval), Safe and Sound Protocol Certified, Theraplay trained, TF-CBT trained and Autplay Certified.   Jennie enjoys working with children 13 and under and their guardians.  

Areas of interest for Jennie are: 

  • Attachment
  • Anxiety / Depression
  • Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum (ASD) 
  • Sensory Integration 

Brook Howell, LPC, RPTS

Therapist, Clinical&Play Therapy Supervisor

Location
  • Saint Charles office
All about Brook!

Brook is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor and School Psychological Examiner. Brook’s certifications and trainings include: Aut-Play trained, Child-Centered Play Therapy (CCPT) trained, Filial Therapy trained, Interpersonal Neurobiology trained, Sandtray Therapy trained, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) trained, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), Level 1 & 2 trained, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained. Brook enjoys working with children, adolescents and their guardians.  

Areas of interest for Brook are: 

  • Attachment
  • Foster Care & Adoption
  • Autism Spectrum (ASD)
  • Behavioral & Emotional Concerns
  • Trauma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Jennier DeNunzio, LCSW

Therapist

Location
  • In Home – Lincoln County
  • In Home – Saint Charles County
All about Jennifer!

Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified School Counselor (Missouri). She is currently working towards her credential of Registered Play Therapist.  Jennifer enjoys working with children and adolescents.

Adolescent & Adult Therapists

Billy Wilson, LPC

Therapist

Location
  • In Office (Saint Charles)
All about Billy!

Billy is Licensed Professional Counselor and enjoys working with adolescents 13 yrs and up, as well as adults.   

Areas of interest for Billy are: 

  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism 
  • Anger management
  • Suicide ideation
  • Schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia
  • Couples Counseling that works with communication difficulties & boundaries
Availability
  • Billy is currently accepting new clients.
  • Day time, evening and Saturday afternoon availbility

Eileen Henry, LPC

Therapist

Location
  • In Office (Saint Charles)
All about Eileen!

Eileen is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She enjoys working with adolescents 13 years and older as well as adults.   

Areas of interest are: 

  • Grief
  • Self Harm 
  • Trauma
  • Adolescent addictions
  • Borderline Personality
  • Adults who struggle with attachment 
  • Offenders, Probation & Parole 
Availability
  • Day time and evening availbility

Kelly Jones, LPC

Therapist

Location
  • In office – Saint Charles
  • In Home – North Saint Louis County
All about Kelly!

Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been trained in TF-CBT.    Kelly has experience in working with children & adolescents placed in childrens division custody however enjoys working with all ages. 

Areas of interest include: 

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Availability
  • Thursday afternoon/evening & Saturdays

Katherine (Kruse) Schwenke, LPC

Therapist

Location
  • Saint Charles office
All about Kate!

Kate is a Licensed Professional Counselor, EMDR Trained and EFT Informed. She enjoys working with High school aged and adults. 

Areas of interest are: 

  • Addictions
  • Couples / Marriage Counseling
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety / Depression

Leah Coady, LPC

Therapist

Location
  • Saint Charles office
  • In home – case by case basis
All about Leah!

Leah is is a (Provisional) Licensed Professional Counselor, supervised by Rhonda Bethman.  She is currently working towards her credential of Registered Play Therapist. Leah enjoys working with all ages.

Areas of interest include: 

  • Anxiety / Depression co-occurring with medical diagnosis
  • Clients or families of TBI, Cancer or other medical diagnosis 
  • Elderly
  • End of life 
  • Transitions / Life Stressors
  • Trauma
Availbility
  • Tuesday and Wednesday daytime availbility 

Stepping Stones Therapists

Elizabeth

Intern

Time onsite
  • Spring 2019
  • Summer 2019
  • Fall 2019
Ages she works with:
  • High School
  • Young Adult
  • Adults
  • Elderly
Ideal Populations
  • Individuals 
  • Couples
  • Families
University

Lindenwood University’s Masters in Counseling program

Sherine

Intern

Time onsite
  • Fall 2019 (October)
  • Winter 2019
  • Spring 2020 
  • Summer 2020
Ages she works with:
  • High School
  • Young Adult
  • Adults
  • Elderly
Ideal Populations
  • Individuals 
  • Couples
  • Families

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