Liz Davis Goldman, Ph.D.
(MO license #2010009570)
Dr. Liz Davis Goldman holds Master's (2005) and Doctoral (2008) degrees from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Her bachelor’s degree in journalism is from University of Missouri-Columbia. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in 2008. Her postdoctoral fellowship was at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (2009). From 2009 to 2021, Dr. Davis Goldman worked at the VA here in St. Louis. She specialized in providing care to veterans with substance use disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders. She also served as the first ever hospital-wide LGBTQ veteran care coordinator from 2016 to 2020.
Dr. Davis Goldman co-founded Psychological Services of St. Louis in 2013. After a long hiatus, she returned to the practice in May 2021. She provides individual and couples therapy.
Dr. Davis Goldman is pleased to work with clients regardless of presenting problem. Her usual style in individual therapy is integrative, likely drawing from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, feminist therapy, relational therapy. Her approach to couples therapy is based on the Gottman method.
Timika Edwards, Ph.D.
(MO license #2014040973)
Dr. Timika Edwards earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia; completed her Master’s degree in Counseling and Family Therapy; and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Dr. Edwards is a Licensed Psychologist who provides individual, group, and family therapy for diverse populations with an array of presenting problems such as family/relationship dynamics, LGBT issues, abuse/trauma, mood disorders, and spirituality/religion identity. She also conducts psychological evaluations to provide clients with a clearer picture of possible psychological concerns. Her clinical experience and research interests have a multicultural focus.
Dr. Edwards' therapeutic approach highlights strengths and involves an interpersonal process focus that integrates family systems, psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral techniques. Dr. Edwards sees the necessity in building a trusting and supportive environment with the client to help work toward uncovering the beauty in their life’s journey. She helps clients work through difficult situations, phases, and/or emotions/thoughts toward their therapeutic goal. Additionally, Dr. Edwards has interests in teaching, supervision, and outreach services to marginalized populations.
Gregory A. Goldman, Ph.D.
(MO license #2010030791)
Dr. Goldman graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas with his bachelor's degree in psychology, and then went on to complete his Master's and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. After working for a year as a substance abuse counselor, Dr. Goldman completed his predoctoral internship at the University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center. He then went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Psychological Clinic (now a division of the Mary Rackham Institute). Dr. Goldman was a Staff Psychologist at Washington University in St. Louis Habif Health & Wellness Center from 2011 to 2016, where he provided individual, couples and group counseling.
Dr. Goldman is one of the founders of Psychological Services of St. Louis, where he conducts individual and couples therapy. Dr. Goldman also provides assessment services including comprehensive psychological testing and mental health evaluations.
Dr. Goldman is particularly interested in how people relate to themselves and others; recurrent interpersonal problems; managing depression, anxiety, difficult emotions, and transitions; diversity concerns including LGBTQIA+ issues; mindfulness; and existential concerns. Dr. Goldman is a SafeZone-trained ally to the LGBTQIA+ community. He also enjoys supervising clinicians in training.
Meg Jennings, MSW, LCSW
(MO license #2018030499)
Meg Jennings graduated from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis with her Master of Social Work in 2008. Prior to attending graduate school, she completed her bachelor's degree at Pomona College and then spent two years serving with AmeriCorps St. Louis. As a licensed clinical social worker, she has worked in a variety of outpatient mental health settings, including community mental health centers, non-profit agencies, and in private practice.
Meg values creating safe and collaborative relationships with clients. She works with children (ages 9+), adolescents, and adults in individual and family therapy. She has experience with a range of presenting concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, emotional dysregulation, grief, and relational issues, including parenting challenges. Her therapeutic approaches and training include dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and trauma-focused approaches. She also has an interest in supervising clinicians in training.
Jessica Kraemer, MA, PLPC
Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor
Supervisor: Brittany Murphy, Ph.D.
Jessica Kraemer is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) in the state of Missouri. She is under the supervision of Dr. Brittany N. Murphy. Jessica graduated from Saint Louis University with a bachelors in Psychology and a certificate in Women’s Studies. She then went on to earn her masters in Counseling from Webster University, one of only two CACREP accredited programs for Clinical Mental Health in the St. Louis area.
Jessica completed her graduate internship at Alsana (formerly Castlewood Treatment Center) where she worked with clients with eating disorders and co-occurring issues in the PHP and IOP programs. After graduation Jessica went on to become a primary therapist at Alsana’s residential treatment program furthering her work with the eating disorder and trauma survivor community. When not helping clients at Psychological Services of St. Louis, she is working at the psychiatric inpatient unit of Mercy Hospital St. Louis and Mercy Hospital South where she provides services to adult, adolescent, and geriatric populations.
Jessica has received training for EMDR therapy and uses EMDR in combination with CBT, attachment theory, and family systems theory to help adult individuals, adolescents, couples, and families work through the issues that have been holding them back from the life they want. Jessica works with clients who face a range of issues including: eating disorders, trauma, body image, anger issues, self-hate, grief, anxiety, depression, and family/relational issues.
Olivia Leeker, Ph.D.
(MO License # 2011032470)
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Dr. Olivia Leeker completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri - St. Louis (UMSL) in 2004. She then attended Oklahoma State University, where she earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 2007 and Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology in 2011.
Dr. Leeker has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, including university training clinics, a community domestic violence agency, an outpatient community mental health center, youth correctional facilities, a VA hospital, a state forensic hospital, and a county jail. She has experience helping people with a wide range of presenting concerns, including (but not limited to) trauma/post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, psychotic disorders (e.g. Schizophrenia), criminal/legal involvement, maladaptive personality traits, interpersonal/relationship concerns, and general stressors/adjustment issues.
Dr. Leeker is currently available to see adults 18+ for individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological assessment services. She approaches therapy from a humanistic perspective, incorporating various treatment modalities and techniques based on the person’s concerns, goals, and preferences. These therapeutic approaches often include cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness techniques, as well as other evidence-based interventions.
Brittany N. Murphy, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
(MO license #2013022876)
Dr. Brittany Murphy earned a doctorate in Counselor Education & Supervision from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Saint Louis University. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and English, with a concentration in linguistics.
Dr. Murphy is a co-owner at Psychological Services of St. Louis, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri, a National Certified Counselor, and a Board Certified-Telemental Health provider. She has worked in private practice, college, and agency settings with clients of all ages, working with a variety of concerns including self-esteem, coping skills, life transitions, family and peer relationships, anxiety, depression, loss, acculturative stress, compassion fatigue, and multicultural identities. She sees clients in the office as well as online using HIPAA-secure videosynchronous software. Dr. Murphy also provides supervision to provisional licensed professional counselors (PLPCs) in the state of Missouri.
When not at PSSTL, Dr. Murphy teaches counseling courses and content to healthcare professionals-in-training at Webster University and Maryville University. You can also find Dr. Murphy on Instagram - @drbrittanymurphy.
Rimiko Thomas, Ph.D.
(MO License # 2010016097)
Dr. Rimiko Thomas earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She completed her clinical internship at Pace University Counseling Center and her post-doctoral training at Barnard College in New York City. Dr. Thomas currently serves as a staff psychologist for Washington University School of Medicine since 2010.
Dr. Thomas is a licensed psychologist and thoroughly enjoys working with diverse populations. She incorporates multicultural framework during counseling by concentrating on a client’s unique perspective, worldview and culture. In her work, she integrates primarily insight-oriented, psychodynamic and interpersonal therapy. Her therapeutic approach consists of providing a safe and supportive space for individuals to process along with achieve increased awareness towards personal goals.
Her professional interests and areas of specialization include emotional eating along with bariatric counseling, interpersonal/relational concerns, anxiety, stress management, depression, life transitions, and diverse populations involving sexual orientation, gender and racial identities.
Andrew Wislocki, Ph.D.
(MO License # 2018036029)
Dr. Andrew Wislocki received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has trained and worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, a psychiatry outpatient clinic, and university counseling centers. In therapy, Dr. Wislocki helps people discover and capitalize on their innate strengths, while also supporting them in learning new ways to relate to themselves and others, all in order to build more satisfying lives.
Dr. Wislocki works with many individuals, particularly those who are anxious, depressed, have experienced trauma, have relational difficulties, face systemic barriers and oppression due to their identities, or struggle with their emotions. He also addresses existential concerns in counseling/therapy, which can include coming to terms with losses or role transitions, finding meaning when little is to be found, making peace with oneself, creating more satisfying relationships with others, and reducing the paralysis that arises from choice.