Amber Loewenstein, LMHC, LCPC
Owner and Clinical Supervisor

Amber Loewenstein is a therapist and the owner of Illume Counseling and Wellness Center. She graduated from Indiana State University with a B.S. in Business Administration and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology. Amber practices from a holistic approach that considers how physical, mental, and emotional factors contribute to overall wellbeing. Areas of specialty include anxiety, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), adverse childhood experiences and emotional neglect, setting boundaries for healthier relationships, adolescent issues, conflict resolution, stress management, adjustment to major life changes, cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia, migraines, and other stress-related health issues, and strategies for coping with chronic pain or illness.

Brittney Hagley
Administrative Supervisor

Brittney earned her Associate's Degree in Business Administration in 2010 from Danville Area Community College, and graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Science of Business. Brittney oversees all administrative matters at Illume and ensures that our clients have the best possible experience when they are seeking treatment.

Danville, Illinois Staff

Juliameera Jones, LPC, QMHP
Therapist and Clinical Supervisor

Juliameera Jones, LPC, QMHP, is a Licensed Professional Counselor who completed her Bachelors in Psychology and Art from University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL. Immediately following the completion of her BA, she worked to complete her Masters in Art Therapy at Alder University in Chicago, IL. Through her field work, she gained experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. She enjoys working with adolescents and young adults dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, stress management, family/relationship issues, grief/loss, self-esteem, adjustment and school-based needs and stress. She has worked in various different settings such as: schools, community, home-based, crisis management and hospitalization, and corrections.

Julia works with clients ages 12 and older from a variety of backgrounds. She utilizes a variety of techniques and personalizes her approach for each client. If needed, art therapy may be used to help improve communication and connection. She enjoys building strong relationships with her clients as they create their goals and believes that a holistic approach to growth is imperative.

Therapist and Community Relations Coordinator
Natalya Bourn, LPC, QMHP, NCC

Natalya graduated from Indiana State University, Cum Laude and is a National Certified Counselor.  She is a resident of Danville, IL and is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor.  Natalya has a passion for children, teens, and young adults; helping them to work through trauma, emotion management,  behavior control, learning appropriate and healthy ways to socialize, and attaining academic success. Natalya aims to provide her clients with the support they need to be their most successful selves!  She believes that the best way to help the children she serves is to have patience and lots of fun!

Natalya also has a love for being active in her community which includes volunteering, engaging in her church activities and of course theater as she has been a part of several DLO productions! However, Natalya says that her greatest accomplishment is being a mom to her now teenage son, without him she wouldn’t have the life experience needed to reach the parents of the children and young people she serves.

Madeline Stout, LSW, Therapist

Madeline received her Master's in Social Work from IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana and has experience working with young adults and children and teens of all ages. She specializes in treating trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, OCD, and adjustment issues. Madeline also has experience working with victims of sexual assault or abuse. Her approach is person-centered and places focus on making people feel comfortable in the therapeutic environment.

Sonnia Schroeder, LCPC, RYT 200, Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher, Nutritionist

Sonnia graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and a Master's degree in Counseling. She recently received a Bachelor's in Nutrition from Purdue University and is working toward Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition.

Sonnia is an LCPC (Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor) at Illume Counseling and Wellness Center in Danville, Illinois where she offers mental health therapy as well as private restorative yoga sessions and energetic body work. She has been a Registered Yoga Instructor through Yoga at the RYT 200 training level since 2013 and is also a certified practitioner of the BioEnergetic Synchronization Technique (B.E.S.T).

Sonnia's area of focus comes from a holistic approach in creating mind-body awareness and coping with everyday life stressors in order to help cultivate an overall sense of well-being and purpose. Her areas of interest lie in the foundation of neuroscience and healing from trauma, or other adverse life events, which can manifest in the body as physical ailments.

Beth Walder, LSW Therapist

Beth is a Licensed Social Worker and graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She has experience working in community mental health, the field of health care, and schools. Beth enjoys working with individuals of all ages who are seeking treatment for: trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, stress, self esteem, religious issues, new parent concerns, maternal/paternal health, and infertility issues. She enjoys building rapport with her clients by establishing a strong sense of trust and care. Beth utilizes CBT and DBT strategies with motivational interviewing and positive psychology techniques to assist clients in reaching their goals. She looks forward to coming along side you and supporting you in your journey towards hope, healing, and happiness!

Zachary Truex, LCSW, Therapist

Zachary is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who attended the Univesity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for his undergraduate degree and recieved his M.S.W. from Simmons College. He has experiences working with all ages, but especially enjoys working with children, adolescents, and young adults.

Zachary specializes in working with trauma and PTSD and is TFCBT certified (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Other areas of specialty include depression and mood disorders, difficulty managing anger, relationship concerns, transitions and life stressors, low self esteem, and LGBTQIA and gender/sexual identity issues. He provides individual, couples, and family therapy.

Marcy Nicoson, LCSW Therapist

Marcy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her BA in Sociology from Greenville College and her Master's in Social Work from the University of Illinois. She works with ages 10 and older using a client centered, strengths-based approach. Marcy utilizes both Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused techniques to treat a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, ADHD, and managing a variety of stressors.

Tracy Foley, Administrative Assistant

Tracy serves our Danville office by providing excellent support for our therapists and clients. If someone is new to Illume she can answer any questions about starting services, scheduling, or billing and financial concerns.

Lafayette, Indiana Staff

Callie Evans, MA, LMHCA

Callie earned her Master of Arts degree in School Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University and her certificate in Mental Health Counseling from Butler University. She has 6 years of experience as a special education teacher working with children and young adults and 4 years of experience as a school counselor working with high school students.

Callie especially enjoys teaching clients how to build self-esteem, set and meet personal goals, resolve relationship conflicts, manage anxiety, and cope with grief. Her favorite part of her work includes validating client’s feelings and experiences and creating a comfortable therapeutic environment. She states that “I want to help those I work with become the happiest and most fulfilled versions of themselves!”

Gabriella O'Donnell, LMHCA

Gabriella O'Donnell is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate who earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bradley University. She has experience working with individuals of all ages, but particularly enjoys working with teens and adults. Her approach to therapy is collaborative, warm, accepting, and empowering. Gabriella is passionate about helping clients foster self-awareness and gain insight into their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

Gabriella particularly enjoys utilizing aspects of person-centered, holistic, solutions-focused, and cognitive-behavioral therapies, among other therapeutic orientations. Above all, Gabriella enjoys creating a safe and supportive environment within which to help clients grow as individuals.

Alexandra McKay, LMFTA

Alexandra is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) who earned her Master of Arts degree in Couple and Family Therapy from Saint Louis University. She brings her training in family systems to work with individuals, couples, and families, but she particularly enjoys couples therapy and individual therapy for teens and adults. Alexandra’s therapeutic approach is rooted in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), a highly effective and evidence-based model that focuses on understanding and transforming the emotional dynamics within relationships. Alexandra is passionate about building strong therapeutic rapport with her clients, and she understands that the foundation of successful therapy lies in creating a safe and nonjudgmental space where clients feel heard, understood and supported. Through this process, she guides her clients in developing healthier patterns of communication, healing past wounds, and creating a more fulfilling and satisfying life.

Elizabeth Wagoner, MAAT, LMHCA
Therapist/Art Therapist

Liz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate who graduated from IUPUI with a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy. She has previous experience working with clients from a variety of backgrounds in both community mental health and home-based settings. Liz enjoys working with children, teens, and young adults, specializing in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, and anxiety disorders.

She utilizes creative and collaborative methods in therapy, as well as mindfulness, person-centered, strengths-based, and cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBT).