Bray - Ph.D. Director
Dr. Bray received
his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (1998), an M.A.
in Theological Studies (1996) and an M.A.in Clinical
Psychology (1994) from Fuller Theological Seminary
in Pasadena, CA. He is licensed in both New Hampshire
and Massachusetts as a Clinical Psychologist.
He is the original Director of the Willowdale
Counseling Center and has been with the Center
since it's inception in 1998.
The hallmark of the
Clinical Psychology program at Fuller Seminary
is the integration of solid clinical psychology
with sound Christian theology. That is the focus
around which Dr. Bray centers his work with adults
and adolescents. His specialties include working
with couples, working with men with compulsive
sexual behavior, working with individuals recovering
from trauma or abuse histories, working with individuals
suffering from depression and anxiety, working
with individuals about relationship issues and
other areas of personal growth. With respect to
adolescents, Dr. Bray works with young men with
depression or anxiety or who have concerns about
relational issues, behavioral problems or other
personal growth concerns.
Dr. Bray employs primarily
a psychodynamic approach to doing psychotherapy,
but he also adapts insights from cognitive behavioral
theories to inform his work. Dr. Bray also performs
psychological evaluations including intelligence,
achievement and personality measures.
is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
in New Hampshire. She received her bachelor's
degree from the College of William and Mary in
2000, and her master's degree in counseling from
Regent University in 2007. She has served in therapeutic
settings for the past 12 years. As a respite provider
in rural Appalachia, she worked with mentally
and physically disabled children, providing respite
for families. As a residential group leader in
a wilderness school she lived in the wild with
troubled teens and learned the value and power
of empathy and encouragement. She served as a
leader in a residential group home. As a child
and family therapist in a community mental health
center, Codie worked with children and their families
on a range of mental health issues.
Codie counsels women, children, teens, and couples
with issues that include anxiety, depression,
divorce-related issues, stress management, relational
issues, and personal growth. She works collaboratively
with the families of children and teens, believing
that parents play a vital role in helping their
children. Codie employs an eclectic approach,
drawing from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical
Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy Nouthetic/Biblical
Counseling, family systems and attachment theories,
provided through a Christian worldview.
Kalyn earned her bachelors
degree in psychology at Northeastern University
in Boston, Massachusetts, and
her masters degree in clinical mental health counseling
at Southern New Hampshire University in 2012.
She is licensed as a clinical mental health counselor
in the state of New Hampshire. She has worked
in the field of mental health for 13 years in
numerous settings, giving her a wide range of
experience and comfort working with several different
populations. Kalyn has spent time working in research,
case management with mentally ill residential
clients, family therapy and mentoring with children
and families involved with child protective services
and the juvenile justice system, and as a child
and family therapist in a community mental health
center working with children ages 4-18. Kalyn
came to Willowdale with the belief that she could
most effectively reach people using her faith,
counseling from a Christian worldview and viewing
spirituality as a part of mental health.
areas of training and interest are in working
with trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce related
issues, women's issues, marital and parenting
issues. She has her certification in Early Childhood
and Family Mental Health and has spent the majority
of her career working with young children and
adolescents but also has experience working with
Cindy joined Willowdale
Christian Counseling as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
in 2016. She received her Masters of Science degree
in Nursing from Rivier University in Nashua, NH
and she is certified with prescriptive authority
through American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Cindy earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing
from Liberty University and also graduated from
Zion Bible Institute where she holds a diploma
in Biblical Studies. Through the course of her
career, Cindy has worked in various medical settings
from inpatient to home care; dementia to addiction.
Her years of clinical nursing add rich experience
to her role as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
Cindy has experience
working with a host of different mental health
issues ranging from mood disorders, anxiety, trauma
related disorders, schizophrenia, behavioral and
developmental disorders and addictions. Cindy
works from a holistic perspective, recognizing
that dis-ease is caused by the diverse, yet closely
interrelated facets of the physical, emotional,
spiritual, intellectual and social person. Her
philosophy in treatment utilizes the combination
of medication management and therapy as tools
to help people reach their optimal functional
ability and health.
Cindy is also
an experienced public speaker who enjoys presenting
to church groups and other organizations sharing
her passion about finding wholeness and the meaning
in life. Her caring, empathetic manner, positive
outlook and focus on overall wellness are an asset
to her clients as they journey toward wellness.
Ph.D., NCSP, LP
NH Licensed Psychologist
Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Dr. Shillaber is a
licensed psychologist in the states of New Hampshire
and New York as well as a Nationally Certified
School Psychologist. She is a member of a variety
of psychological organizations as well as Focus
on the Familys Christian Counselors Network.
She achieved her Ph.D. in the combined counseling
and school psychology program at SUNY Buffalo
and has received continuing education through
the American Association of Christian Counselors
in order to integrate her faith with her knowledge
of evidence based treatments. Prior to joining
the team at Willowdale she has worked as an Assistant
Professor, School Psychologist, Licensed Psychologist
and adjunct professor. She is currently teaching
developmental psychology at Northeastern University
on the days she is not at Willowdale.
Dr. Shillaber treats
children, adolescents, adults and parents. Her
specialties include supporting individuals with
academic, behavioral, and emotional difficulties.
Her treatment methods include play therapy, brief
solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral
therapy, and faith based techniques. She tailors
treatment goals and methods to each client she
works with to create a collaborative therapeutic
Carol Miller, LMFT
Carol is a licensed
Marriage and Family Therapist in New Hampshire.
She received her Bachelors degreefrom
St. Louis Christian college, her Masters
degree in Counseling from Harding University Graduate
School of Religion (1996), and has been a licensed
therapist since 2000. She has experience in private
practice and in community mental health as a clinician,
crisis responder, and clinical supervisor. She
has also served in churches and non-profits, as
an adjunct instructor, volunteer police chaplain,
and as a Red Cross National Disaster Responder.
Most recently, Carol worked to provide supportive
services for ministry staff of new and established
churches, including individual and team development.
relationships provide the crucible of human development,
Carol strives to facilitate effective intrapersonal
and interpersonal connections for individuals,
couples, families, and faith communities, modeling
this in the therapeutic relationship through respect,
listening, and collaboration. She promotes health
in all aspects of life, viewing people holistically
as uniquely created and extravagantly loved by
Carol works with adolescents, adults, couples,
and families with relational concerns, depression,
anxiety, stress, trauma, grief, and life transitions.
She utilizes cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused,
family systems, and experiential approaches, integrating
evidence-based practices with those of Christian
As a certified
facilitator for DiSC®, the Myers-Briggs Type
Indicator®, and PREPARE/ENRICH® Carol
employs these tools for insight into personality,
relational dynamics, personal and marital growth.
Other interests include premarital preparation,
shared parenting, and counseling clergy members
and their families.