AMT Counseling Management Services, Inc.
(815) 730-8900

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George "Paul" Robinson MSW, LCSW

Clinical Director


George "Paul" Robinson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and is the Clinical Director and a therapist at AMT Counseling.  Paul has been with AMT for a little over a year.

 

Paul graduated from Troy University in 1991 with a Bachelor's of Science is Sociology with a Minor in Psychology.  In 2009, he graduated from Loyola University, Chicago, with a Masters of Social Work (MSW).  In 2015, he earned his LCSW in Illinois.

 

Paul has worked in the social service field for 28+ years in various milieus including: residential treatment, foster care, working with the homeless, emergency casework, community service, the school environment, inpatient psychiatric hospital, and as a therapist.  Paul uses an eclectic approach with his clients with emphasis on CBT, DBT, Brief Solution Focused therapy and incorporates play therapy with his young clients.  Paul provides individual, family, and group therapy with all ages. 

Dawn Shields MA, LCPC, ICDVP


Specialty:  Children to adults, individual, couple, and family counseling, DUI evaluations, and DUI risk education classes.


Individual psychotherapy/counseling addresses depression, self-esteem, regret, anger, coping with loss, lack of purpose or meaning in life, work problems, school issues, relationship issues, and family patterns.


Mariage or Couple psychotherapy/counseling addresses relational conflict, poor communication, divorce, sexual disfunction, drug and alcohol issues affecting relationship, and general discord.


Family psychotherapy/counseling addresses issues involving the entire family including family patterns, roles, parent-child conflicts, child/adolescent behavioral issues, stage of life adjustments, blended and step-family adjustments. 


Additional Services DUI evaluations, risk education classes for DUI, anger management groups, stress management, meditation, and lecture presentations for the community or school on varied topics related to psychology including DSMIV-TR disorders. 


Dawn is a graduate from Governor's State University.  She has a BA in Psychology with emphasis on Mental Health, and a Master's in Counseling with special focus on Marriage and Family. 

Donna Mills MS, LPC

Donna Mills has an open and affirming practice with all individuals, families and groups. It is important to Donna to have a caring therapeutic relationship in order to assist you with setting and reaching your goals. Donna Mills assists individuals and families with the stresses of immediate or long term situations. Donna has an understanding for people that experience anxiety and/or depression. Come see Donna for any of your problems or stressors in your life.

Donna Mills has training as a pranic healer, is a reiki master/teacher and a hypnotherapist. Donna does accept insurance. Please call to verify your insurance with AMT.

Tracy Metcalf MA, LPC, NCC

Tracy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois.  Tracy’s primary focus is to assist individuals, couples and families to work through, cope with, and develop skills to manage all sort of issues (mental, physical, social, environmental, and career) that are common and uncommon in the cycle of life.  She has been a volunteer sexual assault advocate since 2004.    

Tracy provides individual, couples, and family therapy to adolescents and adults via evidence-based treatment approaches of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Play Therapy.  She also works with individuals seeking faith-based guidance along with the therapeutic process.  Tracy believes in creating a trusted therapeutic relationship that empowers and encourages the client to continue to grow in his/her journey.

Jennifer Amato, MSW, LSW

Jennifer is a Licensed Social Worker. She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of St. Francis. Jennifer's experience in social services has consisted of working with men, women, older adults and adolescents at an inpatient behavioral hospital, and working with children and families in adoption and foster care.
Jennifer’s treatment approach includes motivational interviewing, CBT and DBT. In her practice, she encourages working towards personal growth, self-acceptance and understanding. Jennifer aims to provide a safe environment for clients to share, explore and learn new ways to cope with life’s challenges. 

Jeff Weiss, MA, QMHP

 

Jeff is a recent graduate of Lewis University, earning a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He completed his internship at Trinity Services, and is excited to be a part of the AMT Counseling team.

Jeff has worked with child and adolescent clients who have depression, anxiety, social skill deficits, impulse control problems, and more. He primarily works with theories such as CBT and ACT, but has also used DBT, Narrative therapy, and others. He is willing to use whatever theories, style and approach is necessary for the client sitting in front of him, and prides himself on being able to relate to younger people and the issues they are currently experiencing in today’s world.

Jeff believes that it is important for a client, especially a child or adolescent, to have their own private safe space in which to talk about their experiences, thoughts and feelings without judgment. He takes great pride in building a rapport with his clientele and creating a safe space for his clients, as once these tasks are accomplished, the work of healing and making positive changes in the client’s life can then begin.


Judith Augsburger, MA, LCPC, Ed.D. (abd)


Judith is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, IL.  She has 35+ years working with children, families, adults, and small groups in a variety of not-for-profit community agencies.  She utilizes a systems theoretical approach with an emphasis on what the individual or situation calls for to assist in resolution of the identified concern. 


Judith has three adult children and six grandchildren ranging in ages three to sixteen.  When she is not playing with the grandchildren, she enjoys sewing, reading, listening to music, camping, or baking and will include as many of her grandchildren in any of these activities as possible.

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