Lisa Schwab, (LCPC, NCC, CTC, DCC, EAS-C)

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Board Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Consultant, Distance Certified Counselor and Employee Assistance Specialist-Clinical.

I have been serving Central Illinois for nearly 20 years as a therapist and community leader. In 2012, I was honored to be chosen by IBI Magazine as a recipient for a Forty Leaders Under 40 Award for my service and for dedication to helping children and families. More recently I was honored to be named one of 25 Women In Leadership for dedication to the betterment of families, companies, and the community at large. Wholeness is my passion for everyone I serve and that is why I chose the name “Whole Life Solutions, LLC” for our private practice. I believe we all desire to be healthy, healed, and whole, but life can get in the way. Events and experiences throughout our lives shape us biologically, relationally, socially, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. At times they can overwhelm us with happiness and hope or sorrow and hopelessness or just lead us to want to numb our feelings in any way we can find. Life can be beautifully messy and sometimes we just need some help to sort it all out. We may hold tightly to false beliefs about our self-worth or the value of others. We reel with negative thoughts and emotions that tear us apart at our core. Our relationships may be toxic or feel beyond repair. The way we deal with it all may be destructive. All in an attempt to alleviate the pain.

My job is to partner with you in finding your better path towards healing, health, and wholeness in every area of your life and to empower you to move forward.

I remain deeply committed to raising awareness about the long term impact of abuse, not only on the health and stability of children and families, but on the community as a whole. I am certified as a Clinical Trauma and Loss Consultant by the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children and as an instructor in Psychological First Aid. I also started the “Mental Health Matters” community education program of the Mental Health Association on Illinois Valley, and partnered with Columbia University to bring the “Teen Screen” Suicide Prevention Program to the area as the first site in Illinois.

I was one of 15 therapists in the world to train in 2011 with Dr. Bruce Perry, an international child trauma expert. Dr. Perry led the treatment and recovery for children and families following the Branch Davidian Compound invasion, Columbine School Shootings, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 9/11, Sandy Hook Shootings, and so much more.

I have a vast range of experience in treating children and adults with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Developmental Trauma, infertility and loss of pregnancy, chronic or terminal illness and end of life concerns, grief and loss, marriage restoration and repair following an affair, attachment disorders, behavioral issues, addiction recovery, gay and lesbian issues, transgender issues, general mental health and so much more.

I am also certified in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), Beyond Consequences Parenting Program, Psychological First Aid, and am trained in the Total Transformation Parenting Program, and much more. I have trained thousands of people within child welfare, law enforcement, school administrators and educators, corporate professionals, church and parachurch professionals, and can tailor training to whatever you may need. It would be my honor to help you in any way that I can.


Jason Davis, LCPC, NCC

I believe counseling is a collaborative process that’s rooted in a supportive, therapeutic relationship. I focus on creating a sense of safety and trust that allows for exploration of vulnerabilities, recognition of strengths/weaknesses, and increasing insight into your patterns of thinking and behavior. I bring an individualized, eclectic approach that utilizes multiple theoretical orientations into my personal therapeutic style.

I have years of experience providing individual counseling for adults, adolescents, and children. Most of my experience has been in the array clinical issues including depression, stress, anxiety, anger management, life transitions, substance abuse, trauma, and mood/personality disorders.


Kyle Pearson, LCPC, CADC, NCC

We all want intimacy and intimacy is a risky endeavor. Navigating risk in relationship shakes us to the core and can be made more complicated by the reactions of our loved ones. In therapy we’ll pay attention to the treasure trove of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that occur as we risk growth and connection with others. We’ll pay attention to being good recipients of our loved ones efforts to grow and connect. And we’ll find strategies to remain grounded in slow steady progress towards a fulfilled and powerful self. Counseling will be challenging and raw and fun and I promise to bring my full self to session.

Jamie Sabo      

Jamie Sabo, LCPC

My heart, my credentials and my approach.

My heart: We were created to know others and be known by others – the desire is just hardwired into us.  Why is such an innate desire often so difficult to fulfill?  We are all broken and flawed in some ways and that can get in the way of having the secure relationships we long for.  I feel honored when people allow me to see their brokenness and flaws, to bear witness to the way they have been hurt and have hurt others.  Somehow, when people’s vulnerability is met with acceptance, over time a secure relationship is built.  My heart is to be one who holds a safe space for you to be vulnerable and allow you to experience my acceptance.  Part of the beauty of therapy is to experience that secure relationship with a counselor which will help you create secure relationships outside of therapy.

My credentials: I am an LCPC and have been a licensed counselor since 2016 after graduating from Wheaton Graduate School with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2015.  Through the years, I have enjoyed serving people of all ages who have a variety of struggles.

My approach: Truly, it depends.  For children, I use play therapy which can look different for different ages.  Rather than talking about abstract feelings and thoughts the way adults can, they communicate through their play. For adolescents and adults, it depends more on personality and specific type of struggle.  The course of treatment is decided together as we meet and talk about what might be the best fit for you.  By and large, I am an eclectic therapist and lean heavily on Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapies.   I want to give you the skills on how to have more balanced emotions and go to the depths with you to change old, fixed, negative-core beliefs that are not serving you and replace those with beliefs that are more truthful and honoring of who you are.


Amy Winkoop, LPC

I believe people have the power to change and that therapy can be beneficial in helping with that change.  Each of us has inherent worth and value.  Sometimes that value and worth gets hidden amongst the struggles of life.  I aim to help you uncover and discover or re-discover the worth and value you have.  You are important. 

I take a collaborative and eclectic approach to therapy to best meet your individual needs.  In therapy, I pull primarily from the following modalities:  Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Existential therapy, and Humanistic therapy.  My background includes working with individuals and couples with a number of concerns including: relationship conflict, adult ADHD, trauma, BPD, anxiety, mood disorders, self-esteem, loss, major life changes, and depression.  In my work with couples, I refer to resources from a number of well-known couples' therapists including: The Gottman’s, David Schnarch,  Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, and Terrence Real.  I look forward to working with you.

Marissa Brown

Marissa Brown, LCPC (virtual)

Navigating through life and all of its challenges can sometimes be difficult to do alone. Therapy can help to provide a roadmap towards achieving your goals and give you the skills to address any road blocks you may encounter along the way. I believe that therapy is a useful tool for all of us to have in our glove box at any point in the journey through life. I am dedicated to creating a therapeutic environment that is both safe and collaborative. I have experience working with a wide variety of clients of all ages and abilities. My background involves working with individuals, families, and couples. I am trained in many different therapeutic interventions including Theraplay techniques, Circle of Security, Attachment, Regulation and Competency, and EMDR to name a few. I am also a trauma informed therapist and always do my best to honor my clients’ experiences and emotions. I graduated from Bradley University and started with Whole Life Solutions in 2019. Therapy should be a space that supports growth, development, and allows people to reach their full potential without fear of judgment. I am here to help create that space and would be honored to share in your journey.

Sara Mol  

Sara Mol, LPC

I believe that everyone has the capacity to grow and heal when provided with adequate support and connection. She strives to tailor treatment to each client's unique needs and to honor each client’s strengths. She believes in guiding clients to their own inner strengths and resources to help them build Hope and resilience, using a bit of humor along the way. She draws from a variety of therapeutic modalities, using a strengths-based approach that utilizes Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Nature-Based Therapy. She feels honored by the privilege to walk along-side people as they embark on their unique journey of growth and healing.


Maddie Wolf, LCPC, Art Therapist (Virtual)

Deciding to take the first step towards growth and healing can be intimidating, and it takes courage and bravery to begin this process. I believe that everyone deserves to have a space of safety and support where they can explore their strengths, vulnerabilities, and life experiences free of judgment or criticism. This can be done in many ways, and one of the most important steps is developing a trusting relationship with your therapist. I am here to facilitate and create that trust. I am here to listen, and to also challenge in areas where you may feel stuck. I am specialized in using art therapy methods, as well as other modalities, to help individuals gain insight and understanding of themselves while also finding peace and relaxation through the power of creating.


Austin Lair, LPC

I believe counseling is an art form that can help individuals learn, overcome, and grow from any experiences that may be impacting them in day to day life. I seek to assist individuals with this journey of self-discovery, healing, and growth by providing them a safe, supportive, and empathetic environment for them to explore their thoughts and feelings. In doing so, I provide an individualized approach to counseling based in cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered, and artistic strengths-based orientations to help individuals identify and accomplish their personal goals of cognitive wellbeing.

I have years of experience providing counseling and mental health treatment to adults, seniors, and individuals in the criminal justice systems. My clinical experience includes working with individuals experiencing symptoms related to depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorder, schizophrenia, and substance abuse.

Kelly S.

Kelly Smith, LPC (Virtual)

There are times in life that we find ourselves stuck, not sure what our next step is. We are unsure how to heal from a deep wound, or how to change our behaviors, or how to have a difficult conversation, or how to build a life that is peaceful or joyful. In therapy, I help you find ways to get “unstuck” and help you move forward in a meaningful direction.

My approach is warm, connected, and down-to-earth. I treat both children and adults with a variety of experiences and needs. My background involves working with individuals, families, and couples. Many of my clients have a history of trauma, or they may be facing the loss of a loved one, big life transitions, anxiety, depression, stressful work environments, ADHD, relational conflicts, or low self-esteem. 

I believe in taking a collaborative approach to therapy, and I find it very important to tailor therapy to the needs and preferences of my clients. I enjoy being creative in the ways that we will work towards therapeutic goals - utilizing a wide range of therapeutic modalities to do so. I enjoy aiding clients in defining and designing goals and approaches that will work for your unique life. I take a holistic approach, and believe in prioritizing mental, physical, emotional, relational and spiritual well-being - as all of these are interconnected. 

In our work together, I will assist you in finding relief, self-acceptance, positive change, and real growth by building on your strengths and providing you the space to express your vulnerabilities. I believe that the therapeutic relationship itself is one of the most valuable tools there is to help you feel seen, heard, and supported. I am passionate about helping clients feel understood and accepted by someone who cares. 

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Pathways Counseling Solutions (Whole Life Solutions)

311 E Main (Bondi Building) Suite 511

Galesburg, IL 61401


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Lisa Schwab, LCPC, NCC, CTC, DCC, EAS-C

Jason Davis, LCPC, NCC

Austin Lair, LPC

Jamie Sabo, LCPC

Kyle Pearson, LPC, CADC

Amy Wynkoop, LPC

Sylvia Porter, LCPC

Maddie Tippett, LCPC (Virtual)

Marissa Brown, LCPC (Virtual)

Sara Mol, LPC

Kelly Smith, LPC (Virtual)