Our Counselors


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Mark Wallman, LPC

With more than 27 years of experience in the field of chemical dependency, Mark has gained knowledge and expertise in specific areas of adolescent) and adult treatment, family education, aftercare, extended care, and community training and outreach on the impact of chemical dependency on family systems and communities.  Mark has experience working in community mental health facilities, psychiatric crisis units, criminal justice programs, outpatient programs, adolescent and adult long-term programs, extended care programs, and family education programs.  Mark was a clinician and supervisor for Hazelden Foundation’s outpatient facility in West Palm Beach, FL, and later was the Assistant Clinical Director at Little Hill-Alina Lodge, in Blairstown, NJ.  


1986: BA in political Science and English,West Virginia University

1995: MA in Counselor Education,Community Mental Health, Western Kentucky University

Licenses and Certification

Licensed professional Counselor

Areas of expertise:

Developing Intervention strategies for adolescents, adults, and their families

Performing Interventions to help get patients into the appropriate level of care for their recovery

Outpatient treatment for Opiate Addiction

Community outreach and resource mobilization

The impact of addiction on the family and community

Relapse prevention

Cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques

The impact of drugs of addiction on emotional and mental functions of the brain

Treatment of Dual Diagnosis

Treatment of Sex Addiction using Patrick Carnes’ model of recovery

The use of the Minnesota Model of Treatment for Addiction Recovery

Mental Health recovery

Couples Counseling 


Jamie Klemenhagen, LMFT

Jamie Is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in practice since 2007. She enjoys collaborating with individuals, couples and families to help them to cope with life challenges and gain perspective, new skills and hope to live their preferred lives. She focuses on honoring each person’s story and incorporating a creative unique approach to each person. 

Jamie’s background includes work in narrative therapy a practice that is very honoring to her clients separating them from their problems they experience and helping them to cultivate new meaning and a preferred new direction to their story.  She also has a background that incorporates mindfulness, motivational interviewing, family systems and couples  and other cognitive person centered practices.

Areas of Expertise



  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Adjustment, Transitional changes

  • Grief-loss

  • Body image issues

  • Weight and wellness issues

  • vocational development 

  • Health and wellness

She meets with clients of all ages from children through adult. 

Jamie graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2003 with a BA in psychology; the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 2005 and became a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist in 2007. She has worked as an in home family therapist, grief counselor, private practice and as a behavioral and wellness coach. She holds an LMFT in the state of Minnesota and Texas. 


Nathan Kortu, LPC 

Nathan is a graduate of Amberton University in Garland, Texas. He is currently serving as a mental health therapist at the TrueCore Behavior Solutions in Brownwood Texas, working with children in the Juvenile System of Texas and their family. He provides service to youth with Opposition Defiant Disorder, substance abuse, anger management, trauma, grief, and suicidal ideation and crisis intervention.

Nathan has many years of clinical experience and expertise in the areas of marriage and family which include couples counseling, addiction, self-worth/esteem, and forgiveness. He has exceptional knowledge recording community resources. He is also knowledgeable in parole, probation and rehabilitation issues. As a pastor for many years and a seminary graduate, he is well-trained in the aspects of spirituality, religion and pastoral counseling. 

Jan Wares, LPC, NCC

Jan Wares is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and has the designation of national certified counselor (NCC) issued by the National Board Certification for Counselors.  Her education includes a B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and is currently completing her PhD. in Health Psychology by 2020.  She is a member of the North Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis, American Counseling Association, American Psychological Association and National Board of Certified Counselors.  She has worked in private practice for two years with a wide variety of clients ranging in age 11 - 74; she works with teens to adults, couples, families and groups; she utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems therapy, solution-focused therapy, and hypnotherapy in her approach in helping clients find healing and mental wellness.