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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, RYC Founder Executive Director
Taylor Siefker, LSW
Miranda Tippie, MOT, OTR/L
Valerie Liebert, LPCC-S
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.
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.
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