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TEAM

Get to Know Us

JASON PECKELS, MSED, NCC, LCPC

Jason holds a Master's in Education from Northern Illinois University's graduate counseling program. He has over 16 years experience working with adolescents and adults in the field of mental health treatment. Jason specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, and traumatic stress and is an EMDR Institute trained therapist.

KELLIE OJEDA

Kellie is a master’s level graduate student at Judson University. She is currently a pre-licensed counselor at Along the Path Counseling. She is interested in working with adults, adolescents, and children suffering from anxiety, depression, stress-management, relational, and grief/loss issues. Kellie co-authored an article on pregnancy loss and, as such, has a heart for working with women suffering from miscarriage/pregnancy loss. Kellie operates from CBT, ACT, person-centered, and mindfulness theoretical models. 


Kellie has a background in Biblical Christianity and enjoys working with people from all different backgrounds and faiths.   

STEPHANIE YATES, LPC, NCC

Stephanie graduated with a Masters of Arts in Counseling from Northwestern University in 2017 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at Northern Illinois University. Stephanie's experience and specialties include families, relationships, children, adolescents, sexuality, and alternative lifestyles. She has published an article on kink and Stephanie is LGBTQIA+, Kink, Swing, and Poly friendly. Other areas of Stephanie's focus and experience include depression, anxiety, trauma, and intersectionality.

KAREN HAGGARD, LCSW

Karen holds a Master of Social Work in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Adams College of Social Work. Karen works from a trauma informed perspective and has advanced training in EMDR, Anger Management Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Behavioral Family Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and complementary and alternative treatments such as hypnotherapy, guided imagery, and mindfulness therapy. Karen works with individuals, couples, and families.

REBECCA QUIRK

Rebecca is the Administrative Director and the voice on line 1. She will help answer your questions and schedule your appointment. Rebecca joined Along the Path in 2013 and has over 13 years experience in healthcare. Are you a therapist looking to join the practice? Rebecca is the person to contact.