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
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.
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 and clinical supervisor.
Dr. Erin Kube (she/her) is a licensed clinical psychologist, holding board certification in geropsychology. Dr. Kube completed her Ph.D. in counseling psychology at Arizona State University, an APA approved predoctoral internship at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System, and postdoctoral training in Geropsychology at the VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System.
Dr. Kube has extensive training providing direct clinical care to older adults across a variety of settings, including primary care, acute and sub-acute medical rehabilitation, hospice and palliative care, residential specialty care, and outpatient clinics. She specializes in chronic pain management, insomnia, mood disorders, caregiver support, and adapting evidence based treatments to accommodate for cognitive impairment, sensory changes, and other diversity related needs.
Dr. Kube identifies largely as a cognitive-behavioral (behavioral) psychologist. She operates from an evidence-based, integrative framework and considers biopsychosocial factors when formulating case conceptualizations, conducting assessments, development treatment plans, and selecting interventions. She is deeply committed to continual growth in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
She also dedicates her time to professional service and beginning in January 2023 will serve on both the American Board of Geropsychology (ABGERO) and the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs (CoPGTP). She holds active memberships in APA’s Division 12 and Division 12-2, the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and the Gerontological Society of America. She works at Sentience, PLLC as an independent contractor clinical supervisor.
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 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 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. Dennis Apker while working toward obtaining full licensure in the state of Arizona.
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 graduated from GCU earning her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling (MSCMHC). 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 both Amanda Robinson, LPC and Dr. Linsey Lancellotti.
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 is a practicum doctoral student supervised by Dr. Erin Kube. 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.
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 is a Practicum Doctoral Student supervised by Dr. Erin Kube. 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.
Chanessa Stanley is a practicum doctoral student supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti. She is a Licensed Master Social Worker who earned her undergraduate degree, at Delaware State University, with a focus in Psychology and her Master of Science, from Wilmington University. She is currently in a doctoral program at Capella University, with a focus in Clinical Psychology. She currently has over 10 years of clinical experience providing therapeutic services ranging from school-age children to adulthood, in various therapeutic settings. Through this experience, she has become knowledgeable about working with clients who have hardships with depression, self-image, stress, and trauma. She also has experience in facilitating teen groups to encourage positive self-image, as well as co-facilitating parent support groups.
Chanessa approaches therapy from a strengths-based approach using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing. Chanessa believes you are what you speak. She helps her clients to develop a positive mindset while working alongside them to develop their strengths. Her hope is to overshadow the stigma of mental health by providing a non-judgmental and safe environment for her clients.
Ryleigh Hait is a practicum doctoral student supervised by Dr. Linsey Lancellotti. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Arizona State University and is currently earning her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Northern Arizona University.
Ryleigh has previously worked and conducted research in early childhood education settings. Her clinical interests include adjustment and transition, depression, anxiety, trauma, and working with the LGBTQ+ community.
Jennifer Gil is a part time student intern at Sentience working toward licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is supervised by Amanda Robinson, LPC. She is a second year graduate student at Arizona State University where she is currently a part of the PLENA research lab focused on addressing gaps in multicultural and Latinx psychological literature.
Jennifer is passionate about accompanying clients through their unique journey and lived experiences. Most notably she has clinical experience working with clients who present with relationship concerns, self-image, anxiety, depression, and the exploration of their identities. Through her research and therapeutic services she hopes to advocate for all clients. More specifically those with intersecting identities including LGBTQ+ and BIPOC populations as well as Spanish speaking clients.
Her theoretical orientation and interventions emphasize the importance of the therapeutic relationship, offering clients an encouraging space in which they are able to explore and experiment new, healthier patterns of thinking and behaviors.