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Director of Operations 


Saundra Schnoebelen, MS

Office Manager/Co-Owner 

Master of Science, Social Gerontology

Saundra is responsible for contract compliance, personnel management, payroll administration, and is the heart of Midtown, providing support, problem solving and other staff/contractor concerns. She specializes in case management and counseling individuals with co-existing substance abuse and severe mental health disorders.



Amy Barns, Ph.D 

Clinical Psychologist 


Amy is licensed as a psychologist  in both Missouri and Kansas.  She is a a rising star, with only 6 years post licensure and already owns and operates her own program, Psych-logic, involved with public safety and law enforcement -- In addition to providing full time psychological services to Midtown. Amy enjoys fishing, boating and camping with her husband, four children and family dog, Eva.

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Shelli Helm, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Shelli is a National Register of Health Service Psychologist, and provides psychodiagnostic evaluations and forensic testimony. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas.  Shelli has been recognized for her contributions to creating healthy relationships and working through depression, anxiety and traumatic stress.


Greg Sisk, Ph.D

Licensed Psychologist

Greg's 30 years in private practice includes individual, group and family therapy.  He specializes in psychological testing and assessment, forensic evaluations, expert testimony, competency evaluations and diagnostic evaluations in concert with psychiatric services.  He provides parent and child assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and parental fitness evaluations.


Helen Weiser, Ph.D 

Licensed Psychologist/Co-Owner 

Secretary, Missouri Psychological Association Board of Directors

Helen is the founder of Midtown Psychological Services, and provides program development, marketing, political advocacy and community outreach. She continues to offer direct services, including psychotherapy, as well as psychological testing and assessment. Her specialties involve Imago Relationship Therapy and Transpersonal Psychology. 



Brigette Banks, MA

LPC, CCTP, Therapist 

Licensed Professional Counselor 

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

MA in Professional Counseling; Trained and Approved Clinical Supervisor

Brigette especially enjoys working with challenges faced by children, adolescents and women. She serves as president of Royal Divas a women's group she started with her sister that focuses on community service and mentoring young girls.


Heather Fitzcharles, MS 

LCP/LCPC Therapist /CCTP

Licensed Professional Counselor 

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Heather's 25 years experience includes teaching, research, supervision and direct clinical experience; she specializes in use of mindfulness based cognitive therapy and  the Gotman method with couples; she provides workshops on site or in community locations.  

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LaTasha Flowers, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor 

Clinical Mental Heath Counselor

LaTasha is a second year CES Doctoral Student. She specializes in Sexual Trauma, EMDR and Play Therapy. Counseling is her passion.

"I am here to help others live a great life."


Darryl Narcisse, MA 

LCP, Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor 


Darryl has 20 years of experience in mental health services. His unique blend of education, experience and living as a blind person supports his ability to empathize with people dealing with difficult circumstances. His approach to counseling emphasizes mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapy and self-care. Works with depression and anxiety, grief and loss, chronic disability management, trauma, anger management, domestic violence victims and perpetrators.


Burton Rogers, MA


Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Burton specializes in mental health and substance use concerns. 

He is a DBT informed therapist who assists clients with building skills to deal with intense emotions. Mr. Rogers was born and raised in the inner city of Kansas City, and his experiences have given him unique insight into the particular concerns of people from that background.


Kathryn J. Thomas, MA

LPC, CCPT/Co-Owner 

Licensed Professional Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Profesional/EMDR clinician 


In addition to direct clinical service, Kathryn is dedicated to program and community development. Successful projects include the Wounded Warrior Program and the LINC program; Kathryn is responsible for adding mental health counseling to COVID workers suffering from fear and burn out. 

Nurse Clinician 


Barbara Damron


Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Family Nurse Practitioner- Certified


Barbara's 25 years of nursing experience led her into the field of functional and regenerative medicine and an invaluable year’s experience with the Epigenetics Healing Center. She now brings her passion for optimal health back to Midtown, her family mental health practice, to achieve a fully integrated service to their patients. 

Supplementary Services 

Referral Specialist    

 Mark Schnoebelen


Intake Coordinator  

 Hannah Damron 


Support Staff

 Elisha Booker

Whitney Johnson 

Nikki Merritt 

Monique Roberts 

Support Staff Professionals provide supervised parent child visits as well as parent aide and parent education services. 


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