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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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Jennifer Fontaine, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist 


Jennifer is enjoying the opportunity to return to her hometown and establish a practice in the Kansas City area, and has been in practice as a licensed psychologist for 24 years with expertise in child, adolescent and adult populations. Her focus is providing evidence based interventions for issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and relationship issues. Psychological testing and assessment are often a part of her approach to treatment.  


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. Helen was recently elected president of the Missouri Psychological Association. 



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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Alicia Hegarty, MA 


Licensed Professional Counselor 

Certified Trauma Professional

Alicia provides individual, couples, and family therapy. She specializes in Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a certified trauma specialist. When she is not providing therapy she enjoys going on adventures with her son, boating, and creating art."


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 

Intake Coordinator  

Kacey Porter

Support Staff

Nikki Merritt, MA

Athena Horton

Monique Roberts

Kaylee Roumas

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


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