About Us

Tim 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.

Codie Chevalier, LCMHC

Codie Chevalier 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, Play Therapy Nouthetic/Biblical Counseling, family systems and attachment theories, provided through a Christian worldview.

Kalyn Hubbard, LCMHC

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.

Kalyn's specific 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 adults.

Cynthia Ludwick, APRN

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.

Jillian Shillaber, 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 Family’s 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 relationship.

Carol Miller, LMFT

Carol is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor’s degreefrom St. Louis Christian college, her Master’s 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.

Believing that 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 God.
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 spiritual formation.

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.

Jessica L. Teixeira, LCMHC

Jessica L. Teixeira is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, licensed to practice in New Hampshire. She received her Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) from Keene State College majoring in psychologyand elementary education in 2006. She received her Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling from Rivier University in 2011. Jessica has worked with a variety of populations in multiple settings and has provided both short and long-term therapy. She has provided counseling for college students at a college counseling center and adults in a community mental health center. Jessica has also taught in public and Christian elementary schools.

Jessica works with adolescents, men, women, and couples. Her focus areas are anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, adjustment disorders, behavioral disorders, phase of life problems, relationship issues, and marital problems. She uses a multi-faceted approach through the lens of Christianity where she draws from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Holistic Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

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