Perry District



Margaret Jill Madsen-Kelly, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Certified School Psychologist

Jill has been in private practice for more than 30 years. In addition to directing the Center for Family Development, Jill provides a range of services in her counseling practice with a primary focus on improving self-awareness and growing the capacity to enhance relationships with others. Jill’s professional history includes specialties working with individuals, couples, a diverse range of children’s services and family therapy.

office staff

Marie Pacheco

Jessica Doner

counseling staff

Ashlie Ball, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Certified School Psychologist

Ashlie has been practicing as a private practice clinician since 2005. Her professional experience includes work with children, adolescents and adults in individual, family and group sessions. Further, she has great experience and knowledge navigating a variety of academic settings, which includes collaborating and working with educators to help students accomplish goals according to their ability level. In order for counseling to be effective, she believes the therapist and the patient must actively work together to  develop therapeutic goals and frequently assess progress, both in and out of session. Ashlie’s approach to therapy is eclectic in nature in order to best meet the needs of each individual.

Pamela Barnes, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Pamela has been in private practice for approximately fifteen years and has worked as a therapist in outpatient mental health settings for approximately thirty years. She has devoted a significant amount of professional training time to the issues of attachment, bonding and caregiving. In addition to her clinical practice, she teaches in Eastern Washington University’s Department of Psychology.

Mary Davis, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mary has 21 years experience working as a counselor and is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist with National Board Certification. She has worked in both counseling agencies as well as school systems. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults focusing on behavior, parenting, relationships and individual concerns. Her approach is to get to know her clients and together develop a counseling approach that works for them. She considers herself an eclectic clinician in that she draws from different counseling approaches based on the determined need. She has had extensive training on the topics of personality and coping patterns and uses this as a guide to help her clients find resolution. Mary has experience working with parenting concerns and is a trained Circle of Security Parent educator. She also has experience working with school systems to establish team based resolution to school problems.

Nilmini Wilkens, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Nilmini has been practicing as a private practice clinician since 2011.  Nilmini brings a systemic approach to her practice in therapy with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.  With a history of experience in school and private practice settings, she has experience working with individuals, couples and families.  Further, Nilmini has experience facilitating and co-facilitating groups for ADHD, Social Skills, and Self-Esteem.  She believes in meeting clients where they are, utilizing various techniques and modalities to assist them in meeting their goals all while continuing to assess progress and make adjustments to accomplish goals for treatment.


Lindsay Daehlin, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Lindsay has worked with children, teens and adults for over 12 years in settings that include outpatient mental health and Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.  Consequently, Lindsay has extensive medical experience spanning trauma, chronic illness, cancer and bereavement.  Lindsay works with adults, parents and kids, focusing on client strengths and goals while engaging clients as the expert guides to their own lives.  She uses evidence-based therapies including EMDR, Mindfulness Based, Cognitive-Behavorial Therapy, Biofeedback, Play Therapy, and Art Therapy.  When clients are open to it, Lindsay assists them in connecting more deeply with their own intuition and spirituality in order to find healing and fulfillment.


Sommer Kraft-Purvis, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Sommer attended Eastern Washington University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology in 2000 and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology in 2003.  Native to the Spokane area, she has worked in the mental health field since 2002.  Her primary focus is helping women navigate the challenges and triumphs of conception, pregnancy, birth, postpartum recovery, motherhood and relationship transitions.  However, she warmly welcomes individuals and couples working through a broad range of personal issues including depression, anxiety, grief, relationship obstacles, traumatic experiences and difficult transitions.  In addition to her work in maternal mental health, Sommer lectures on a variety of topics in the community, assists with forensic neuropsychological evaluations and maintains a professional relationship with EWU.  She is a member of many organizations including the American Counseling Association and Postpartum Support International.

Jonathan Weber, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Jon’s personal desire and professional calling is about establishing genuine connections with people. He is most enthusiastic about encouraging and empowering individuals to experience life to the fullest! Jon’s work focuses on assisting individuals to grow and develop in the various dimensions of their lives. He enjoys working with adolescents and adults in all seasons of life in the specific areas of human thriving, holistic development, meaningful relationships, identity formation, sexual identity, spiritual crisis, addiction recovery, and dealing with personal struggles of all kinds (e.g., anxiety, depression, relational conflict, and self-esteem).