Hello!

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!
But first, check out some basic information about our practice.

 

Office Hours:
Monday 
8am – 6pm
Tuesday 
8am – 8pm
Wednesday 
8am – 6pm
Thursday 
8am – 6pm
Friday 
8am – 4pm

 

Office:
419-419-8500
Fax:
567-294-4902
Office:
admin@sunshineinstitute.life

 

We accept a wide variety of commercial
and Medicaid insurance plans.
Coverage depends on clinician seen and service provided.
Payment plans and sliding scale pricing available.
Call or stop in to find out more!

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Read below to learn more about our awesome team!!


Ashley Jacobus, LPC, RYT, Founding Executive Director

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Taylor Siefker, LSW

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Miranda Tippie, MOT, OTR/L

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Valerie Liebert, LPCC-S

Alyssa Corbin, MSW, LSW

Angie Hoepf, Office Manager

Katie Jacobi, Administrative Assistant

Ashley is the Founding Executive Director of Sunshine Institute, a licensed professional counselor, and registered yoga teacher-200 hours. 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 who have experienced traumatic events, especially military personnel (past & present) and first responders. She utilizes creative counseling techniques, such as play, art, and movement-based therapy. Ashley has also received advanced training in Autism Spectrum Disorder from Bowling Green State University, which she uses with clients experiencing developmental delays. Ashley lives locally with her husband, Chris, two children, and therapy dog, Daisy, who can often be found assisting with sessions at Sunshine Institute. She enjoys time with family and friends, writing, swimming, doing puzzles, 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. 

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.

Bio & pic coming soon!