Our Therapists

Brandon Kutmas LCPC, LMHC

Not accepting new clients at this time.

Brandon is licensed in Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Iowa as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. He has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Western Illinois University where he has also earned a Master of Science in Clinical Community Mental Health. Brandon has 7 years of experience working in the behavioral health field working as a therapist, legal and shelter advocate for domestic violence survivors, and as a direct instructor for children with Autism. Prior to joining the field of behavioral health, Brandon served as a Cavalry Scout in the United States Army and is a veteran of the Iraq War.

One of Brandon's greatest assets is his ability to connect with people from all walks of life. Children and adolescents tend to value his attention and love his sense of humor while adults appreciate his candor, compassion, and genuineness.

Treatment Orientations: Humanistic Therapy, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy.

Specialties: Trauma, depression, anxiety, behavior modification, and family discord.

Check out Brandon's Blog: Tips, Tricks, and Therapy Tidbits from a Therapist!

Existing clients: Patient Portal

Alyssa Schmidt LCPC, LMHC

Alyssa Schmidt is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Iowa. She earned a Bachelor of Music Therapy and Spanish from The University of Missouri in Kansas City, and a Master of Counselor Education from Western Illinois University. She has twelve years of experience in both private and community mental health centers. She works with addictions, trauma, chronic mental health diagnoses, and co-occurring medical and mental health concerns. Alyssa engages in community and legislative advocacy in order to improve mental health services.

Alyssa's strength is her ability to tailor coping skills for anxiety, panic, and traumatic memories to fit a client's preferences and learning style. Clients most often report that Alyssa uses her voice, body language, and words in a very empathetic and grounding way in session.

Treatment Orientations:

  • Approaches include Client Centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Music Therapy (Gestalt)

  • Individual Counseling (ages 10 and up)

  • Couples Counseling

  • Group or family Counseling (All ages)

Specialties: Anxiety, trauma, depression treatment using the latest neuroscience and mindfulness oriented interventions.

New and Existing Clients: Patient Portal

Daniel Campbell LCPC, LMHC

Daniel Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois and a Licensed Mental Health Professional in Iowa. He has a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Illinois State University and a Masters of Science in Clinical Community Mental Health Counseling from Western Illinois University. Daniel has over 8 years of experience in the mental health field including working as an outpatient therapist at a community mental health center, as a Residential Counselor at an inpatient drug and alcohol abuse treatment center for adolescents, and as a foster care therapist.

Types of Services Offered:

  • Individual Therapy for Adults (ages 18+)

  • Couples Therapy

  • Group or Family Therapy (ages 10 and up)

Specialties: Depressive and anxiety disorders, trauma, mood disorders, and interpersonal/relationship problems utilizing psychoeducation and relationship-centered treatment modalities.

New and Existing Clients: Patient Portal

Gabriella Sloan QMHP

Gabriella is a Qualified Mental Health Professional in Illinois. Gabbie graduated with her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2020. She has an undergraduate degree in Modern Language (French and Spanish) with a minor in Psychology from Mississippi College. Gabbie did her graduate internship through the University of Florida’s Psychiatric Hospital, where she treated children and adults with severe psychiatric conditions. She also worked with women recovering from substance abuse and addictive disorders and provided group and individual therapy for LGBTQ+ youth in a Florida high school.

Gabbie loves working with both children and adults, often using play therapy and expressive art therapy in tandem with talk therapy. She has a deep passion working with children who have autism spectrum disorder and their families, individuals with eating disorders, and adults who have survived childhood sexual abuse.

Specialties: Eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, anxiety and panic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, depressive disorders, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

Treatment Orientations

Play therapy, Expressive Art Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Compassion Focused Therapy for Eating Disorders

Insurance accepted: Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna plans.

Andy Vandercoy LMHC, LPC

Andy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa, a Qualified Mental Health Professional in the state of Illinois, and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). He earned his Master of Science degree in Counseling from Western Illinois University Quad Cities and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa. Andy also interned with the Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County providing outpatient counseling services for adolescents, adults, and families. Andy has worked in Private Practice for the past four years serving a variety of populations.

Andy's strength is being open, honest, comforting and compassionate. He meets his client’s where they are at and works to create an accepting, meaningful and safe environment. Andy works with traumatic memories using EMDR in order to reduce their emotional impact.

"I believe in creating a connection that is accepting, warm, and nonjudgmental using a multi-directional approach. I believe we can build upon our natural ability to adapt, survive, and learn. The journey is not fought alone but with each other. I am flexible, compassionate and work with you to find out how to write the next chapters in your life and support you in your journey."

-Andy Vandercoy

Treatment Orientations:

  • Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Mindfulness practices, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

  • Individual Counseling (ages 13 and up)

  • Family Counseling

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, trauma, depression, stress management, grief and loss, motivation and confidence building, anger management, coping with life changes, family conflicts, working with Veterans, supportive therapy. Using psychoeducation and empirically validated treatment modalities to address various issues.

“Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.”

-Marcus Aurelius, Meditations