Tanner Hargrove, M.S.
LMFT-S, NCC, LPC-A
Tanner Hargrove earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from West Texas A&M University and a Master’s Degree in Marital and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Ca. He currently works as a private practice therapist with the offices of Amarillo Family Institute, part-time adjunct instructor in the school of psychology @ Amarillo College, and is also a PhD candidate @ Texas Tech University.
Currently he holds licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor in the state of Texas, National Certified Counselor and is a licensed professional counselor associate. Tanner works with couples, adolescents and families, as well as emerging adults.
Tanner is a therapist with the Hideaway Experience Intensives, working with couples in distress and crisis seeing highly successful treatment using Restoration Therapy. He holds Level II certification in Restoration Therapy and actively pursues those principles in his practice.
Outside of therapy his interests include music, outdoor long distance running, reading, and good meals with good friends and family. His marriage and his children are his life’s sustaining force.
Connect with Tanner @ 806.350.5867, www.tannerdhargrove.com, www.amarillofamilyinstitute.com, or www.intensives.com.
Virginia Monk, M.Ed. LPC-S
Virginia (Ginny) Monk is a licensed professional counselor in Texas and a Texas Board Approved Supervisor. She earned a B.A. in Mass Communications and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. She has been in private practice as a therapist since 1999 and specializes in marital and group therapy with a special emphasis in affairs and blended families. Ginny is a co-founder of Restoration Therapy and is a Lead Therapist at the Hideaway Experience.
Ginny has been leading marriage intensives at the Hideaway Experience since inception in 2006, working with couples in distress and often on the brink of divorce. In 2013 Ginny began development of a training program for therapists and pastors “Ultimate Betrayal Ultimate Success” for use in the treatment and recovery of affairs using the Restoration Therapy model. Ginny frequently speaks at conferences and workshops and has developed several popular presentations including “Addictive Elements of Rage: the Roots and Treatment of Anger”, “Chasing My Pain! Where Does It Come From?” and “Never Dive Into Murky Waters”
Ginny says, “I am passionate about instilling hope through a process of insight and understanding on a journey to strengthen us as individuals and in our marriages; for the healing of our families and the future of our children”. She is a charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and past President and current member of the Amarillo Area Association of Mental Health Professionals, as well as other various organizations. Ginny was in the private business sector in consulting and marketing for many years previously and with her husband have raised two adult married sons. Her family enjoys playing card and board games, the outdoors, and traveling.
Ginny can be reached at (806) 350-5861 to schedule an appointment.
Kristi Murphey, MA, LPC
Kristi Murphey is a licensed professional counselor in Amarillo, Texas. She grew up in the Texas Panhandle and has a passion for serving the people of Amarillo and the surrounding areas. She is an individual, marital, and family therapist who specializes in identity and self-worth issues, affair recovery, and blended families. She has extensive experience working with survivors of suicide, the grief process, and forgiveness issues. She also has experience in co-leading marriage intensives at the Hideaway Experience in Amarillo. Kristi is certified in Restoration Therapy and assists individuals and couples to gain clear insight and perspective regarding their identities, the root of issues, and unhealthy coping patterns; and provides intervention techniques to help individuals and couples move into responsible change and relationship.
Kristi earned a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University in 1992 and an M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2011. She is a member of the Amarillo Area Association of Mental Health Professionals and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Kristi enjoys quality time with her family, Bible study, and participating in various ministries at her church and in the community. Kristi is married to Alan and has two children, Caitlin and Cooper.
She can be contacted at (806) 350-5866 or email@example.com for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
Wib Newton,PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S
Wib Newton is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. He is an acting Supervisor for both organizations. Wib is a co-founder/trainer of Restoration Therapy and is an active therapist at the Hideaway Experience marriage intensive.
He is the author of “Great Start”, a premarital training that is being used in the Texas healthy marriage initiative, “Together in Texas”, and the Family Wellness fatherhood curriculum, “Dad’s for Life”. He regularly leads a small group of couples through “Marriage Made Easier”. Wib is considered one of the most diversely trained and experienced therapists in the Amarillo area specializing in marriage, trauma, and addiction. For more information on his online courses and products, visit www.newhoperesources.com
Wib was a minister for 31 years before focusing solely on his private practice. He and his wife, Janice, have been married since 1976 and have two adult sons.
Contact Wib at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 806.350.5862
Sherry L Randolph, MA, LPC-S
Sherry Randolph is a licensed professional counselor in Texas and a Texas Board Approved Supervisor. She earned a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. She has been in private practice as a therapist since 2003 who works with individuals, couples, adolescents, families, and groups. She specializes in men’s issues, marriage, family, and addictions. As one of the Founders of Restoration Therapy, she has actively pursued those principles in her practice.
Sherry has been married since 1997 and with her husband has one son. They enjoy traveling, exercise, and hanging out with family. Sherry can be contacted at (806) 350-5865 for further information and to make an appointment with her.
Carey Skinner, MA, LPC
Carey Skinner is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Amber University and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Pastoral Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Licensed since 1998, his background in crisis ministry as a hospital chaplain and pastor have shaped his unique ability to provide comfort and compassion that helps his clients grow through times of crisis.
Working with individuals, couples, families, and groups, Carey specializes in shepherding his clients through spiritual issues, marriage, family, and men’s concerns. He leads men’s groups for those struggling with sexual addictions.
Carey has been co-leading Marriage Intensives at The Hideaway Experience since inception in 2006, working with couples in distress and crisis with highly successful treatment using Restoration Therapy. As one of the Founders of Restoration Therapy, he actively pursues this therapy in his practice.
A member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, Carey has been married for over thirty years to his wife, Debbie. They are the parents of one daughter and son-in-law. He enjoys travel, tennis, and golf.
You may contact Carey at (806) 350-3134 for further information and to make an appointment with him or visit his website at CareySkinner.com.
Terri Slaughter, M.ED. LPC-S
Terri Slaughter is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas and a Texas Board Approved Supervisor. Beginning in 2007, she has worked as a private practice therapist and currently is with the offices of Amarillo Family Institute. Previously she served as a school counselor. She holds a B.A.A.S. in Life Science and Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University.
Specializing in work with individuals (16 years and older) and couples she uses Restoration Therapy and EMDR to address a variety of issues including women’s issues, depression, anxiety, grief, blended family concerns, and marriage. Teletherapy is available for clients who have extenuating circumstances preventing an in-person session.
Terri is a co-leader in marriage intensives at The Hideaway Experience, holds Level II certification in Restoration Therapy and actively pursues those principles in her practice. Additionally, she is EMDR trained and a certified Affair Recovery Specialist.
Outside of therapy her interests include travel, reading, music, and time with good friends and family. She is blessed with one adult son.
She may be reached at (806) 350-5863 or email@example.com for further information and to make an appointment with her.
Elizabeth Smith, MA, LPC
Elizabeth Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. She earned a B.A. in American Studies from Baylor University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. She has over 15 years of clinical experience and currently works in private practice with the offices at Amarillo Family Institute. She works with individuals, couples, and families and specializes in grief, anxiety, depression, pregnancy and postpartum issues and family pain.
Elizabeth is certified to administer the Prepare/Enrich Marital and Pre-Marital Inventories. She is also certified in Restoration Therapy and actively applies these principles in her therapeutic work.
She is passionate about her work and finds great joy in helping clients find healing and wholeness through the process of therapy.
Elizabeth has been married since 2001 and she and her husband have 3 children. As a family, they enjoy hiking, camping, reading, making music and generally being outside in nature.
You may contact Elizabeth at (806) 350-3135 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Jill Griffith, MA, LPC Associate
Jill Griffith is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Texas. She earned a B.A. in English from Texas Tech University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from West Texas A & M University. She is currently working as an associate under the supervision of Wib Newton, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S.
Jill works with adolescents and adult individuals as well as couples. She is certified to work with BIPP groups (Batterers Intervention and Prevention Program) and has experience with blended families.
Jill is married and she and her husband share an adult daughter and three adult sons in their blended family. Outside of therapy she enjoys traveling with her husband, family time, and working out.
Jill can be reached at 806-350-5864 or email@example.com for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
Jon McLoughlin, MA, LPC Associate
Jon McLoughlin is a graduate of Colorado Christian University where he received his B.S. in Psychology and LeTourneau University where he received his M.A. in Counseling with a focus in professional counseling and marriage and family therapy. Jon is working towards independent licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) under the supervision of Wib Newton, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S at Amarillo Family Institute.
Jon is a member of the Texas Counseling Association, the Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and Christian Counselors of Texas.
Jon works with children, adolescents, and adult individuals as well as couples and families. He has counseling experience in a variety of settings including substance abuse treatment, private practice, and non-profit social services organizations. His clinical areas of focus and expertise are parental alienation, ADHD, trauma, depression, anxiety, codependency, and addiction. Previously Jon worked with foster parents, foster children, and their biological parents. Jon is passionate about helping clients on their journey to healing through the counseling process.
Jon and his wife Stephanie have been married since 2002. In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, building computers, and working on cars.
You may contact Jon at (806) 414-5737 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
Jessica Romero, MA, LPC Associate
Jessica Romero is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Texas. She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Southeastern University and a master’s degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. Currently holding an LPC Associate license, Jessica conducts counseling under the Supervision of Wib Newton, PhD, LPC-S, LMFT-S at Amarillo Family Institute. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is currently Level I certified in Restoration Therapy.
Jessica primarily works with children, adolescents, and emerging adults struggling with issues regarding anxiety, depression, and attachment. Jessica also works with parents to provide education and practical applicability of parenting skills based on Attachment Recovery Parenting. As a clinician, she pulls from the psychological schools of Restoration Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Attachment-Based Therapy.
A spirited extrovert, Jessica’s personal interests involve being surrounded by the people she loves with the opportunity of making new friends. She is an avid writer and blogger and enjoys letting out her creativity through meaningful storytelling. An active member in her church, Jessica is passionate about her faith in Jesus and helping others find freedom and hope in His truth and love.
You may contact Jessica at 806-553-0534 or email@example.com for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
Melinda Zalman, MA, LPC Associate
Melinda Zalman is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University where she received her B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Professional Counseling. She is working towards her full licensure in professional counseling (LPC) under the supervision of Terri Slaughter, M.Ed., LPC-S. Melinda enjoys working with adolescents, children and young adults. She enjoys helping with conflict resolution skills, communication skills, co-dependency, self-esteem, anxiety and depression.
Melinda is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and is currently Level I certified in Restoration Therapy. She believes in the healing power of scripture, especially alongside therapy, and the hope that can come from knowing God.
Melinda has been married since 2017 and she and her husband have two furr babies, Beau and Goose. They enjoy playing board games and working in youth ministry. Melinda’s hobbies include reading, writing, and running.
You may contact Melinda at (806) 300-8338 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
Deana Davis, Office Administrator
Deana Davis has served in various medical and insurance capacities over many years. She is proficient in Human Resources, Accounting, Payroll, and Office Management. Deana maintains the highest degree of integrity in the confidentiality of our clients.
Deana is a life-long resident of the Texas Panhandle. She is commissioned as a Notary Public for the State of Texas, enjoys watching movies, reading, spending time with family and friends, and attending church. She has a sweet cat named Bella and she is a loyal OU Sooners fan.
Deana will gladly answer questions, schedule appointments, and work to complete Insurance benefit information as needed. You may reach her at (806) 350-3133.