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We are a team of clinicians and support staff dedicated to fostering personal growth in the individuals we serve. Read below to learn more about us!
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Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm.
Read below to learn more about us!
Ashley Jacobus, LPC
Taylor Siefker, LSW
Dr. Andria Doyle, PhD
Olivia Holiday, LPCC
Miranda Tippie, MOT, OTR/L
Terra Soto, MOT, OTR/L
Wylie Haas, Office Manager
Amber Holbrook, Office Assistant
Ashley is the founder of Sunshine Institute and a licensed professional counselor. She received her undergraduate degree in business from the University of Findlay before going on to get her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Counseling. Ashley has also participated in multiple advanced trauma trainings such as EMDR for children, veterans, and adults. She has a passion for working with individuals experiencing developmental delays and she utilizes creative counseling techniques such as play, art and movement-based therapy. Ashley is currently pursuing advanced training and certification in Autism Spectrum Disorder through Bowling Green State University. She is also near completion with a 200 hour yoga teacher training, which she uses in the movement-based mindfulness groups at Sunshine Institute. Ashley lives locally with her husband Chris and two children and therapy dog-in-training, Daisy. She enjoys time with family and friends, writing, swimming, and growing Sunshine Institute to continually meet the needs of our community.
Taylor is a licensed social worker and the director of operations for The Sunshine Institute. She received her bachelors degree from The Ohio State University and has previous experience in community mental health. Taylor provides services to children, families, and the special needs population in home and school settings. Additionally, she helps facilitate groups for children/adolescents. Taylor enjoys going to trainings to learning creative ways to help our clients. She also enjoys connecting individuals to resources and networking to create a team effort environment. Outside of work she spends time with her family and loves going to the park with our therapy dog-in-training, Sunny.
Dr. Andria Doyle is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the assessment of autism spectrum disorders and performs forensic evaluations for state agencies, including the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation and the Department of Disability Determination. She earned her undergraduate degree at Bowling Green State University and her graduate degree from West Virginia University. She completed residency in behavioral medicine at the Dayton Veterans Administration Medical Center. She loves spending time with her two daughters, traveling, and competing in triathlons. In 2017 she completed her first Ironman race. In 2018 she plans to swim a 24 kilometer route along the island of Crete.
Olivia Holiday is a licensed professional clinical counselor. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Marietta College and her masters degree in clinical counseling from Ohio University. Olivia has been an independently licensed clinician since 2013.
Miranda Tippie is a licensed occupational therapist who provides evaluations and services to our children and adolescents. She is also the clinical coordinator for community-based practice at the University of Findlay. She develops community programming in pediatric and adult behavioral health, substance abuse residential treatment, county jail, and adult probation. She provides direct services and supervises level II fieldwork students as well as brings her experiences into the classroom.
Terra is registered and licensed occupational therapist. Terra received her master of occupational therapy and bachelor of science degrees from the University of Findlay. Terra completed occupational therapy fieldwork rotations at the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Lincoln Elementary School, Century Health, and Cleveland MetroHealth. Terra has a special interest in mental health and helps individuals across the lifespan develop the appropriate skills needed to participate in meaningful “occupations,” or life activities. For children, occupations can include dressing, learning, potty training, feeding, and most importantly, playing! Terra enjoys incorporating the use of sensory integration and a sensory-rich environment to facilitate healthy and natural social, play, and motor skill development.
Wylie is the Office Manager for the Sunshine Institute. She attended McComb Local Schools and completed her associate’s degree at Owens Community College in accounting technology. She will be graduating with her bachelors degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting this summer. Wylie spent 4 years in the Ohio Army National Guard as a heavy equipment operator, and was part of the Army Corps of Engineers. She loves to spend time with her daughter and she enjoys running, traveling, and the outdoors.
Amber Holbrook is an autism supermom, who lives in Findlay with her husband and two children. A former phlebotomist, personal trainer, and American ninja warrior, Amber’s life shifted dramatically when her daughter was diagnosed with severe Autism in 2011. As a result she has become very passionate about services and treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Although Amber is a talented athlete, singer, and blogger, her passion for these hobbies is surpassed by her faith, family, and desire to help others.