Welcome to Blue Elephant Counseling, where you can get to know our compassionate team of mental health therapists who are here to support you on your journey to emotional well-being.
Trauma Treatment Specialist
Hello, I’m Katie Donahoo, Founder and Lead Mental Health Therapist at Blue Elephant Counseling. My first passion lies in helping individuals navigate the path to emotional healing, especially in the realm of trauma treatment. Therefore, I provide a safe and nurturing space for you to freely express yourself without judgment. Additionally, my approach is grounded in trauma-sensitive techniques and resilience-building methods, empowering you to rediscover your inner strength and resilience. Together, we’ll work towards healing old wounds and fostering a greater sense of well-being. Your journey to emotional wellness is of the utmost importance to me, and I am honored to walk alongside you as your compassionate guide. Come, let’s embark on this transformative journey together and create a brighter, more hopeful future for you. It’s time to start talking about the elephant in the room.
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) 2839
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) 2621
Provisional Alcohol & Drug Counselor (pLADC) p-1685
Master of Science in Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling – University of Nebraska, Kearney
Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations – Doane College
Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice – Central Community College
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Crisis Counseling Assistance Training
Resilience-Based, Trauma-Sensitive, Strengths-Focused Communication
Clinical Social Worker & Mental Health Therapist
Reaching out for help can be challenging but is a significant first step toward healing. If you’re feeling stressed, anxious, overwhelmed, or have experienced trauma, Nekita Powell, our Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist, is here for you. She offers a safe and comfortable environment where you can share and cope without judgment. Moreover, Nekita takes a personalized approach, collaborating with each client to create a tailored treatment plan to address their unique needs.
“My goal is to help you build resilience, improve your mental health, and thrive in all areas of your life. So, if you struggle with trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, or other mental health issues, I invite you to explore our website and contact me for a free consultation. I look forward to the opportunity to support you on your healing journey.”
Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (pLMHP) 13149
Provisional Licensed Clinical Master Social Work (pCMSW) 7777
Master of Social Work – University of Texas, Rio-Grande Valley
Bachelor of Human Development & Family Studies – American Public University
Crystal Van Winkle
Mental Health Therapist
Crystal, our dedicated Counselor, is committed to helping individuals achieve optimal well-being and personal growth. She values each person’s experiences and perspectives, working collaboratively to overcome obstacles, build resilience, and achieve personal goals. Additionally, she works collaboratively with her clients, fostering a trusting therapeutic relationship that allows them to overcome obstacles, build resilience, and achieve personal goals. Crystal provides compassionate guidance and expertise for various mental health concerns.
“As a dedicated and compassionate mental health therapist, my commitment is to assist individuals in achieving optimal well-being and personal growth. I employ a client-centered approach that values every person’s unique experiences and perspectives. Equally important, by working collaboratively with my clients, I aim to foster a trusting therapeutic relationship. Central to healing, this relationship becomes the foundation for overcoming obstacles, building resilience, and achieving personal goals.”
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP) 3285
Master of Science, Clinical Counseling – Bellevue University
Bachelor of Science, Behavioral Science – Bellevue University
Areas of Special Interest
Youth & Adolescent
Mental Health Therapist & Coach
Caitlin Birdsell, an enthusiastic and purpose-driven mental health therapist and digital coach. With a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Caitlin creates a warm and safe environment for clients to share their stories. As a coach, she inspires and empowers individuals to embrace their true selves, find inner strength, and cultivate resilience.
“It is a privilege to be a part of my clients’ journeys. Furthermore, I am excited to continue making a positive difference in their lives. I am a purpose-driven individual dedicated to making a positive impact on the world it is with a deep passion for personal growth and well-being, I have found my calling as a mental health therapist and digital coach.”
Provisional Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (pLMHP) 13527
Master of Science, Clinical Mental Health Counseling – University of Nebraska, Kearney
Areas of Special Interest
We invite you to explore the profiles of our therapists to learn more about their areas of expertise. Contact us for a free consultation and take the first step toward your healing journey. Together, we’ll build a brighter, more hopeful future for you.