Becker Office Meet our team. The people behind client success.
Trevor Asher MA LPCC
Trevor Asher, MA LPCC Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Trevor holds a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Grace College and a bachelor's degree in applied psychology and Biblical studies from Oak Hills Christian College. He has over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. Trevor enjoys working with individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, shame, life transitions, self-esteem, borderline personality disorder, judgmental attitudes towards self and others, stress management, premarital, marital/couples counseling, Christian counseling, and more. He has foundational training in DBT and mindfulness and enjoys teaching clients how to practice interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, mindfulness, and distress tolerance. Trevor's approach to therapy is CBT/DBT orientated and includes the use of humor, word pictures and analogies. He enjoys seeing clients have “aha” moments and works hard to provide an environment that feels safe and free of judgment. Trevor has the ability to be direct with clients in a tactful and gentle way, valuing an open and honest therapeutic relationship in which clients find him to be down to earth and easy to speak with.
Amber Schneider MSW LICSW
Amber Schneider, MSW LICSW Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker Amber holds a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Minnesota, and has over 10 years of experience providing clinical services to in a variety of mental health settings. A majority of her professional career has been providing individual therapy to adults with a focus on the treatment of trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, life transitions, relationship issues, and boundaries. Amber is certified in EMDR and utilizes this therapeutic approach in conjunction with other approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing. Amber believes our best healing happens when our voices can be heard and she endeavors to create safe and trusting relationships with her clients. Amber strives to validate and support her clients while also challenging them to meet their own individualized goals by changing their thought patterns and behaviors.
“Family pathology rolls from generation to generation like a fire in the woods taking down everything in its path until one person, in one generation, has the courage to turn and face the flames. That person brings peace to his ancestors and spares the children that follow.” — Terry Real.
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ― Rumi
Jodi Smith MS LMFT
Jodi Smith, MS LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Jodi holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from St. Cloud State University. She has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field treating children, adolescents, couples, and families. As a Christian, she finds purpose and fulfillment in her work that leads her to be compassionate and understanding throughout the client’s healing process. She instills hope and enlightenment as the client shares their story, and where that story is held delicately throughout the therapeutic process. Jodi’s approach is influenced by family systems and attachment theory. Jodi is trained in Brainspotting, Phase 1, by David Grande. Also, trained in Gottman’s Level 1 Relational Therapy Model. She assists clients toward becoming empowered by their self-worth, and works collaboratively to reach their ideal goal of success and progress. She provides a supportive, humorous, and safe environment where she makes it possible to connect on a therapeutic level. Her special interests and enthusiasm surround work with: couples, marital difficulties, intimacy concerns, interpersonal communication, boundary setting, women’s issues, parenting skills, adolescents, children, attachment disturbances, child development, unresolved or ambiguous loss, Christian counseling and spirituality, trauma, self-esteem, financial management, work related issues, anxiety, depression, sensory integration issues, self and emotional regulation, developmental stages of the life span, and stress management. Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response In our response lies our growth and our freedom Viktor Fankl
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:5