Our Counselors


MEET THE COUNSELORS OF DUGGAN THERAPY LLC

Laura J Duggan, LPCC
laura@duggantherapyllc.com

Laura earned a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, and a Masters of Science in Education from University of Dayton, Capital Branch. Laura began her work in a therapeutic day school in Chicago before returning to her hometown in 2003.  There, she worked as an outreach counselor before moving into program management and development for Help Me Grow, a federal program aimed at helping children with delays and disabilities.  Laura has been a consultant to the county and community mental healthy agencies in the Columbus area. She has co-authored Two to One; Biblical Principles of Marriage and co-facilitated half a dozen marriage groups using this curriculum. Laura has developed Love and Limits, A Biblical Parenting Guide. Laura has 15 years of experience working with individual, couples, children, teens, families, and workforce. Additionally, Laura has been a part of Pastoral Counseling Care at multiple conferences in the United States. She is dedicated to helping binding the broken hearted, setting captives free and bringing light into the darkness (Isaiah 61:1)


Timothy M Duggan, LISW-S

Timothy earned a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Assemblies of God Theological Assembly in Missouri, and a Masters of Social Work from The Ohio State University. Timothy began his career as a Youth Pastor before moving to Columbus in 2000 where he became a Licensed Social Worker.  Timothy has more than 12 years of social work experience,  currently specializing in geriatrics and senior disability.  He is committed to helping people find their identity in Christ.

Timothy and Laura have been married for 14 year, have three children and live in Pataskala, Ohio. They are living testimonies of God's love and faithfulness.


Melani Miller, LPCC-S
melani@duggantherapyllc.com

Melani aims to instill the hope that change is possible and assist each child, adult or family to make that change happen.  She does this by creating a safe and supportive environment where individuals and families feel comfortable talking about their lives openly and freely.  Melani utilizes a solution-focused, strength-based, cognitive behavioral approach in therapy to address each individual's unique issues and specific treatment needs.

Melani earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wittenburg University and a Masters of Arts in Education from The Ohio State University.  After a year of working with adults with addiction in Marion, Ohio, Melani moved to Columbus and worked 20+ years at Nationwide Children's Hospital Behavioral Health treating children, adolescents with mood disorders and behavioral issues plus the parental figures that love and care for them.  Melani provided prosocial and emotional consultations services within several schools in the Columbus area and taught several types of education groups, focusing on ADHD and positive parenting skills.  Melani has a passion for assisting children and adults thrive through any challenges in their life. Melani believes "I can do all things through Him who strengthens me." (Philippians 4:13)


 

Bradley K Fox, PhD
drfox@duggantherapyllc.com

Dr. Fox is a licensed Clinical Psychologist (OH License #6405) who earned his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in La Mirada, California. After spending one year working in a private psychiatric hospital in Pennsylvania, Dr. Fox moved back home to Ohio where he began his clinical career in a community mental health center in Wooster working with adults and adolescents.

Over the years, he has provided counseling/psychotherapy to youth, families, and adults in a variety of settings, taught a variety of classes at the university level, served on various county-wide crisis response teams, consulted with law enforcement, military personnel, churches/parishes and schools, and provided educational seminars on numerous topics.

With over 25 years of clinical experience, Dr. Fox particularly enjoys working with teens and adults to help them address emotional/behavioral difficulties, strengthen their relationships, and support growth in their spiritual faith. His style/approach often seeks to combine insight-oriented therapies (Gestalt, Psychodynamic), basic cognitive-behavioral concepts, and humor from a relaxed and strengths-based perspective. Dr. Fox believes "The Lord in near to the brokenhearted, and saves the crushed in spirit" (Psalm 34:18)

 

 

Tiara Kendrick, LPCC

tiara@duggantherapyllc.com

Tiara Kendrick is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with 12 years of experience in counseling and education. She graduated from the The Ohio State University with three degrees, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology,  a Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology for Human Development and Family Science and a Masters in Family Studies. She also earned her fourth degree, a Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Tiara looks to scriptures such as Romans 12:1 and Philippians 4:8 to help you renew your life; emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. She lives by sayings such as "change your mind then you will change your mood" and "change your focus to change your feelings."

Tiara is positive that she has the education and personal experiences to help support and advocate with you as you learn to function better in every area of life. You may need help with overcoming depression, reducing anxiety, improving decision making, communication skills, stress management, strengthening your social life, or successfully managing lifestyle transitions. Tiara's personal mission is to provide hope, help, and healing to those in need, including adults, couples, youth, as well as families. Tiara's passion is to work with you to build hope for your future and renew your point of view about your life. She aims to help you find the optimism in even the most challenging situations and seasons of your life. 

 

Elaine Kiene, LPCC

elaine@duggantherapyllc.com

Elaine earned her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from the University of Findlay and gained a Master of Science in Education from the University of Dayton in Social Agency Counseling II.  She began her career in behavioral health at an inpatient psychiatric unit. Upon obtaining her license as a Licensed Professional Counselor, she began a career as a counselor in the community mental health setting. During her time there she became a LPCC-S, supervising student interns and dependently licensed counselors. Elaine was the clinical director for over 8 years while continueing to provide counseling. Most recently she decided to return to her first love of counseling and focus on helping individuals find hope and healing and believe in themselves again. 

Elaine's areas of focus include trauma, loss, grief, depression, life transitions and coping with change.  Her passion lies in providing individual therapy to teenagers and adults.  She  has additional training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral  Therapy and grief counseling. 

Eliane is anchored by 1Peter 5:7 "Cast all your anxiety on Him because He care for you." 

 

 

 

Duggan Therapy is located in Westerville next to Blendon Woods at 5027 Pine Creek Dr, Westerville Ohio 43081