Meet our Mental Health Team
Sunbeam’s clinical team includes licensed and license-eligible therapists and certified case managers with multigenerational expertise, training, and decades of experience. The clinical staff works with people of all ages providing individual, family and group therapy services. With certifications and specialized training in treating trauma, infant and early childhood mental health, perinatal mental health, family systems, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, and much more, Sunbeam’s staff provides support to the community through compassionate, culturally responsive, and hope-centered mental health support.
Emma Wassilak, Clinical Director
Emma has served in multiple roles since starting at Sunbeam in 2013 and is currently the department’s Clinical Supervisor. She is an LPC and state-approved supervisor for LPC Candidates. Emma strongly supports training future generations of therapists to increase access to quality mental health services for Oklahomans. Emma’s training includes multiple hope-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive modalities including Seeking Safety, TF-CBT, CPT, ACT, and she is a Talk Saves Lives Instructor, providing education on suicide prevention. Emma believes in creating a safe, affirming space for all clients with respect for each person and family’s unique experiences.
Mary Margaret McMiller, Clinical Director
Mary Margaret McMiller, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with a Master of Social Work degree from The Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Mary Margaret earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Affairs from St. Louis University. She currently works as a clinical director at Sunbeam Family Services In Oklahoma City, OK. Mary Margaret has over ten years of experience in the fields of mental health, substance use treatment, and community development. Her background as a social worker in community mental health includes working with children, transition aged youth, adults with serious mental illness, adults in recovery, and aging adults. Mary Margaret’s background in community development includes research, program development, and program management. She is passionate about fostering growth in individuals, families, and communities. In her free time Mary Margaret loves to travel, cook, garden, and read.
Shayla Winrow, Clinical Supervisor
Shayla Winrow M.Ed., LPC, CEIM is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her master’s degree from Oklahoma City University in Applied Behavioral Studies in 2019. She was previously the Director of the SeeWorth Foundation working with at-risk adolescents. She has received training in CPT, TF-CBT, ACT, Conscious Discipline, and has experience working with children, adults, couples, and families. Shayla has received training in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, is a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional (CATP) and is a Certified Educator of Infant Massage. Shayla’s approach to counseling includes a trauma-informed and hope-centered approach from both CBT and ACT therapy techniques within a framework of person-centered therapy.
Lauren Black, Therapist
Lauren Black received her Master of Social Work degree from Boston University in 2012 and Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Sacred Heart University. She is a Licensed Social Worker-Admin and currently under supervision for clinical licensure. She has experience working with children and families exposed to child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, substance abuse and misuse, and mental health. Her interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Her approach to therapy is strengths-based, person-centered and trauma-informed.
Kristin Brown, Therapist
Kristin Brown, LMFT-C, is a Marriage and Family Therapy Candidate who earned her Master’s of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2022. She has experience in providing services to individuals, families, and couples of all ages as she has worked in a variety of community based mental health agencies providing services to a diverse population of clients including children in foster care, blended families, grandparents raising grandchildren, and many more. She has a passion for those experiencing concerns related to trauma, anxiety, depression, family conflict, life transitions, and body image. Kristin mainly uses Experiential Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy/Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Family Therapy approaches in sessions but also implements other evidence-based treatment modalities based on the individual needs of the client(s). She is intentional about helping people feel safe in session by working to provide a genuine and accepting environment that collaborates with each client as they work to meet their personalized goals.
Brittanie Groesbeck, Therapist
Brittanie Groesbeck completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Oklahoma and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has over 25 years of experience providing clinical services for children, families and adults in a variety of settings and treating a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, family conflict and others. Brittanie is trained in Seeking Safety, TREM, ACT, Play Therapy, Crisis Intervention and is a Certified TF-CBT therapist and a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional. Recently, she completed the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) Phase One Certification to deepen her knowledge of the brain and the impact of trauma and developmental adversity. Brittanie is invested in a holistic approach to well-being and supporting trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relational health.
Haven Harrison, IECMH Consultant
Haven Harrison is an LPC Candidate. She has earned an AA of Child Development from Northern Oklahoma Jr. College, Bachelors of Family Studies and Gerontology from Southern Nazarene University. She holds a Masters in Human Relations, Clinical Mental Health, from the University of Oklahoma. Haven is trained in Infant Massage, Love and Logic, Conscious Discipline. She has an Endorsement in Infant Mental Health as an Infant Family Specialist, and serves as a Hope Navigator at Sunbeam Family Services. Haven enjoys serving children and families. She desires to give support to staff, families and children as serves on the Infant Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) Consultation Team.
Charles Jackson, Therapist
Charles Jackson is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where he earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in psychology and counseling psychology. After graduating in 2005 Charles began his pursuit towards his LPC. Working in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings it became clear, that working with children and families were his passion. To further develop his skills Charles completed the requirements to become a Registered Play Therapist. Along the way, Charles has received training in Conscious Discipline, Trust Based Relational Interventions and Internal Family Systems to help strengthen families and provide them the tools they need to move towards healing.
Haley Jurko, Therapist
Haley Jurko received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2016 and later earned her Master’s in Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2019. She enjoys working with children (age 8+), adolescents, adults and families. Haley is particularly interested in working with anxiety, depression, and trauma related disorders to name a few. She emphasizes a trauma-informed Cognitive-Behavioral and Acceptance and Commitment (CBT and ACT) approach to therapy, and will expand to other evidence-based treatment modalities based on the individual needs of the client.
Anne Lafferty, IECMH Clinician
Anne Lafferty is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master’s degree in counseling psychology from Southern Nazarene University where she studied play therapy. Anne has experience in early education from 2002 to 2018 and has been a therapist working with children and families since 2017. Anne mainly uses Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), CBT, Conscious Discipline, and Person-Centered approaches in her work. She is now passionately working with children ages 0-5 and their caregivers, and is an infant and early childhood mental health consultant who works in Early Head Start and Head Start programs in Oklahoma City. Anne also recently became certified in Perinatal Mental Health and is excited to work with pregnant and postpartum clients.
Patricia Martinez, Therapist
Patty is a bilingual therapist who received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2016. She later earned her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2019. Patty prefers working with adolescents (13+), adults, and couples/families. Patty currently works treating anxiety, depression, and trauma related disorders. She has completed training on several evidence-based practices throughout her time at Sunbeam. Patty mainly uses a Cognitive Behavioral and Person Centered approach but also implements Solution Focused Therapy and mindfulness strategies. Patty recognizes the unique needs of every individual and family she works with and makes it a priority to adapt her approach to fit the needs of her clients.
Kyann Mitchner, Therapist
Kyann Mitchner M.Ed, MSW earned her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Science from Oklahoma State University, her first Masters in Applied Behavioral Studies from Oklahoma City University, and her late Masters in Social work from the University of Oklahoma. Kyann is under supervision and is a Licensed Master of Social Work, Provisional (LMSW-P) in the state of Oklahoma. She has a background working in early child development with at risk children and is a Certified CLASS Observer. Her passion is to work with children (birth- adolescences), their families, couples, and those who are expecting that may be struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma related disorders, and post-partum. Kyann has completed trainings in Conscious Discipline, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Seeking Safety, and Suicide ASSIST. Kyann’s approach to counseling includes a Person-Centered, Family Systems, Traum Informed approach. She sees the client through their current lenses and allows them to reformulate their ability to achieve therapeutic goals.
Kaydee Norton, Therapist
Kaydee Norton is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where she earned her Bachelors in Family Life Education: Marriage and Family in 2011. Later she earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Southern Nazarene University in 2021 and is currently pursuing her state licensure as an LPC Candidate. Her areas of focus include research, infant mental health, parent education, and promoting trauma-informed care. Kaydee is a certified trainer for Zero to Three: The Growing Brain and operates through the lens of Attachment Theory while incorporating practices from Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Family Systems, and Psychodynamic approaches. She is passionate about empowering individuals and families by fostering hope and becoming a secure base to aid in self-renewal.
Jessica Welp, Therapist
Jessica received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and a Master of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. She is licensed by the State of Oklahoma as a Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW). She has worked at Sunbeam for almost nine years and has a background in working with vulnerable adults and their caregivers and seniors experiencing homelessness. Jessica sees counseling as a collaborative process and strives to provide a safe and welcoming space where clients can feel like they can set and meet their goals with support and empathy. She has experience and interest in working with anxiety, depression, life transitions, and trauma.
Sierra Williams, IECMHC Consultant and Therapist
Sierra Williams completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Human Relationships from The University of Central Oklahoma and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Sierra is currently under supervision and is a Master of Social Work, Provisional (LMSW-P) in the state of Oklahoma. She is committed to working with children and youth (Birth to 17) and their families to promote well-being, self-determination, the importance of relationships, and the dignity of the individual and family. She has experience working with vulnerable adults and their caregivers, individuals/families experiencing homelessness, families/individuals involved in the court system, foster care, Early/Head Start, Domestic Violence, and grief/loss support. Her interest includes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Seeking Safety Conscious Discipline, Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She is a trained facilitator for Cultural Humility and Mental Health First Aid. She would like to further develop her skills in Play Therapy, Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, and Art Therapy with a holistic approach to Hope and Well-being.
McKenna Zinn, Therapist
McKenna earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social work from Oral Roberts University and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. McKenna is currently under supervision and is a Licensed Master of Social Work, Provisional (LMSW-P) in the state of Oklahoma. She has a passion for working with children (age 5+) and their families who are struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, and other neurodevelopment disorders. McKenna has completed trainings in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Conscious Discipline, Trust-Based Relational Intervention, Seeking Safety, the Neuro-sequential Model of Therapeutics and Perinatal Mental Health. McKenna takes a hope-centered and whole-person approach to therapy. She recognizes the client as the expert in their experiences and creates an environment of empathy, safety, acceptance and growth.