Clinicians

Janeen DeMarte, PhD

Psychologist/Owner

Janeen DeMarte, PhD : Psychologist/Owner

Dr. Janeen DeMarte is a licensed clinical psychologist currently operating Sentience PLLC in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. DeMarte completed both her master’s and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Michigan State University and fulfilled an APA approved doctoral residency at Arizona State Hospital.

Dr. DeMarte conducts psychological therapy and assessment for a broad range of clients. Her diverse therapeutic aptitudes have been developed over years of experience providing care to clients from all walks of life, with ages spanning from early childhood to older adults. Her clinical training was conducted in a variety of settings including correctional facilities, outpatient clinics, and inpatient units.

Dr. DeMarte served as the Clinical Director of a large outpatient behavioral health clinic in Phoenix where she oversaw the practice of numerous multidisciplinary treatment providers. During her tenure, Dr. DeMarte developed a program for practicum students from Arizona State University, Argosy University, and several other academic institutions. She has also instructed at the university level for bachelor’s students and provided intensive training for master’s and doctoral students of clinical psychology. She is also the owner of Sentience Psychological Services, PLLC

Linsey Lancellotti, PsyD

Psychologist/Clinical Director

Linsey Lancellotti, PsyD : Psychologist/Clinical Director

Dr. Linsey Lancellotti is a therapist who earned her doctoral degree from The Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She fulfilled her APA approved doctoral residency at The Edith Nourse Rogers Veterans Medical Center.

The majority of Dr. Lancellotti’s clinical training and experiences have focused on providing services to older adults in a variety of settings, including long term care facilities, outpatient clinics, palliative care, and hospice. She specializes in addressing concerns about adjustment, mood, anxiety, grief and loss, end-of-life issues, interpersonal difficulties, chronic illness, caregiver stress, and varying degrees of cognitive impairment.

She emphasizes a strength-based approach and incorporates interventions based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and multicultural counseling techniques.

Dr. Lancellotti has an interest in working with and improving the quality of services provided to gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender older adults.

Evelyn Burrell, PsyD

Psychologist

Evelyn Burrell, PsyD : Psychologist

Dr. Evelyn Burrell is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned her doctoral degree and two master’s degrees in mental health counseling and clinical psychology from the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She fulfilled an APA approved doctoral residency at the Arizona State Hospital. Her clinical training was conducted in a variety of settings including correctional facilities and outpatient clinics. She works at Sentience, PLLC as an independent contractor.

Dr. Burrell has experience completing psychological and psychosexual evaluations, violence risk assessments, and therapeutic treatment for forensic populations. She specializes in working with adolescent and adult individuals with personality, mood, sexual, and paraphilic disorders.

Dr. Burrell has taught college courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level, focusing on foundational psychology, cultural diversity, diagnostics, and counseling skills. She also provides trainings in cultural awareness to doctoral and master’s level students.

Dennis Apker, PhD

Psychologist

Dennis Apker, PhD : Psychologist

Dr. Apker is a licensed clinical psychologist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminology/criminal justice from Arizona State University, his master’s degree in forensic psychology at Argosy Phoenix, and his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy.Dr. Apker trained in a community psychology clinic, federal prison, private practice, and two different universities. After completing his training, he has worked with diverse groups of university students and medical professionals. In addition to treatment, Dr. Apker has experience in assessment and supervising training clinicians.With his experience, Dr. Apker has developed a passion for helping people develop curiosity about themselves, gain new understandings, and have new experiences in the service of living a life more consistent with their values and goals. He is happy to be a part of Sentience Psychological Services, PLLC as an independent contractor.

Amanda Robinson, MA

Licensed Professional Counselor

Amanda Robinson, MA : Licensed Professional Counselor

Ms. Amanda Robinson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She graduated from Southwestern College with a Counseling degree in 2005, and completed the Masters in Counseling program through Northern Arizona University in 2010. She works at Sentience, PLLC as an independent contractor.

Her internship and clinical opportunities thus far have provided her with a well-rounded experience with adults, adolescents, and couples in an outpatient setting. Most of her individual counseling has been focused on clients with addiction, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, social phobia, sexual trauma, emotional trauma, dissociation, victims of domestic violence, dual-diagnosis, borderline personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, long term care needs, and traumatic brain injured clients. Ms. Robinson has worked with many couples in therapy, as well as, led and co-led intensive outpatient groups for mood, addictions, and mindfulness. She serves as a clinical supervisor for Sentience, PLLC.

Pamela Brooks, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Pamela Brooks, MSW : Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Pamela Brooks is a licensed clinical social worker. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Pitzer University  and her Master’s in Social Work from Arizona State University. Pamela has experience engaging clients in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health, high school, and Mayo Clinic’s transplant center. Pamela created psychoeducational groups aimed towards enhancing children/adolescent social skills and positive coping skills. Pamela also created a supportive and psychoeducational group for individuals within the hospital setting. Pamela uses an integrated approach in therapy and takes pride in building relationships with clients to reach their highest potential. She works at Sentience, PLLC as an independent contractor.

Claire O’Dea, MA

Licensed Associate Counselor

Claire O’Dea, MA : Licensed Associate Counselor

Claire O’Dea is a Licensed Associate Counselor who received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, in 2005. Claire completed her counseling practicum at St. Rose Youth & Family Center, an inpatient mental health facility for adolescent girls experiencing psychological crises. Claire practiced as a Licensed Practical Counselor in the state of Illinois before moving to Arizona and obtaining Arizona licensure.

Claire has provided counseling for children and adults coping with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma, postpartum depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. She operates from an integrative approach to counseling, incorporating tenets of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, & others. Claire is supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti while working toward obtaining full licensure in the state of Arizona.

Samantha Sevilla, MA

Therapist

Samantha Sevilla, MA : Therapist

Samantha Sevilla is a therapist who is in the process of completing her doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at Northern Arizona University.  She is under the supervision of Amanda Robinson, LPC. Ms. Sevilla graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2012, and completed her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology in 2017.

Ms. Sevilla’s prior experiences include providing group therapy to individuals who have been court ordered to complete diversion programs that specify in substance abuse treatment and domestic violence offenses. Ms. Sevilla also provided individual therapy for Federal inmates reentering society. Ms. Sevilla has also worked at a community mental health facility where she provided individual therapy and group therapy. She has also provided psychological care for individuals residing in long-term care facilities. Ms. Sevilla is most familiar with cognitive-behavioral interventions and mindfulness techniques to assist individuals with depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, grief, and substance abuse.

Pamela Christianson, BS

Masters Candidate Therapist

Pamela Christianson, BS : Masters Candidate Therapist

Pamela Christianson is a student at GCU earning her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling (MSCMHC). She is currently a supervised counseling intern at Sentience, PLLC working through her practicum and internships. Pamela approaches therapy with evidence-based solutions such as cognitive and dialectical behavior therapies and seeks to help clients discover their strengths and unique pathways to mental health well-being. Pamela is supervised by Amanda Robinson, LPC.

Tiffany Avila, BS

Masters Candidate Therapist

Tiffany Avila, BS : Masters Candidate Therapist

Ms. Tiffany Avila is currently completing her Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling through Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. Throughout her time at Slippery Rock University, Tiffany was a graduate assistant for the Office for Inclusive Excellence where she worked as an advisor for multicultural organizations allowing her to gain strong interpersonal skills with people of differing backgrounds. Tiffany completed her counseling practicum at the Slippery Rock University Counseling Center before returning to Arizona to complete her internship hours.

Tiffany has experience in working individually with clients with varying mental health needs, such as anxiety and depression, as well as co-facilitating a LGBT+ support group. Tiffany will be supervised by Amanda Robinson, LPC as she works through her internship at Sentience Psychological Services.

 

Kylie Jones M.Ed.

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Kylie Jones M.Ed. : Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Kylie Jones is a practicum doctoral student supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti. She received a Bachelor’s degree in History, a Masters in Human Relations, and is currently earning her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Northern Arizona University.

Kylie has previously worked in higher education settings, and her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, trauma, life-cycle stages adjustment, and working with the LGBTQ+ community.

Lauren Winter, MA

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Lauren Winter, MA : Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Lauren Winter is a Practicum Doctoral Student supervised by Dr. Janeen DeMarte. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and French, with a minor in Teaching English as a Second Language from Iowa State University. Following graduation, she received a Masters of Science from Northcentral University in Forensic Psychology.  Lauren is currently earning her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Northern Arizona University. She currently serves as the Vice President of External Affairs for Graduate Student Government at NAU.

Her professional background centers around neurobehavioral sciences and research. She has experience working in early childhood development as an educator. Lauren has lived and worked in England, France, and Japan, giving her a strong passion for working with individuals from different backgrounds. She is bilingual in English and French. Her clinical interests include anxiety, adjustment and transition, couples and families, and working with the LGBTQ+ community.

Shannon Quinn, MS

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Shannon Quinn, MS : Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Shannon Quinn is a practicum doctoral student supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti. Shannon received her Bachelor’s of Science from Arizona State University and her Master’s of Science in Family, Marriage, and Human Dynamics from Arizona State University. She is currently completing her Doctoral degree at Northern Arizona University -North Valley Campus for her PsyD. She has experience working with people who have PTSD and trauma-related concerns, anxiety, depression, grief, and loss, eating behaviors, addiction, relationship concerns, and other life experiences. She believes that each person has their own story that has shaped what they are currently experiencing. She blends compassion with evidence-based therapy techniques to nurture human resiliency and enable clients to move forward from past trauma. She utilizes a Client-Centered approach to therapy to help promote a safe climate in which the therapist is empathetic and nonjudgmental. The goal is for the client to experience a sense of acceptance, openness, and unconditional positive regard. She likes to bring a sense of fun into therapy sessions as laughter is not only a great medicine, but people learn more and are engaged when having an enjoyable experience. Through her work, she strives to foster a safe space where clients can tell their stories, gain insight into how their life experiences have impacted them, and then create a new reality that is more fulfilling. She utilizes various therapeutic approaches, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, psychodynamic therapy, and narrative therapy. She has worked in clinical and in-home settings with adults diagnosed with severe mental health illnesses delivering individual, couples, family, and group counseling.

Catrina Walters, BS

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Catrina Walters, BS : Clinical Psychology Doctoral Trainee

Catrina Walters is a Practicum Doctoral Student supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti. Currently, she is working on her PsyD in Clinical Psychology at Northern Arizona University. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University, where she did a two-semester internship with the Childhelp Advocacy Center. Health psychology is her specialty and she plans to work with adults diagnosed with a chronic medical condition on how their physical diagnosis impacts their mental health and vice versa.