Jackie Lein

Jackie Lien M.A., LPC has been in the mental health field for over 25 years and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from JFK University in Orinda, CA. She has taught in the Bright Futures Program at Rogue Community College for 20 years, along with teaching various other classes in the Human Development and Social Science Departments. At Genesis Recovery Center, as an inpatient and outpatient dual diagnosis counselor, she specialized in treatment for “Impaired Professionals” and also for those clients with chronic mental health issues. She has supervised graduate students at both RCC and Genesis for many years and also currently supervises a large number of post graduates who are working toward LPC licensure. She is a member of the Oregon Board of Licensed Counselors and Therapists’ Supervisor Registry. B.A. San Diego State University 1974; M.A. Clinical Psychology, JFK University, 1985.

Sharon Bolles

Sharon Bolles, M.A. LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She opened her private practice in Southern Oregon in 1989, working with individual adults and children, couples, and families. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Southern Oregon University as a supervisor of first year students in the graduate psychology department since 1993. Sharon attended John F. Kennedy University’s three year graduate program, receiving her Master’s in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in child, adolescent, and family counseling in 1987. In addition, she has had extensive training in Career Counseling, Hakomi Therapy, Neurolinguistic Programming, Nonviolent Communication, and Counseling Supervision. Her continuing education has focused on couples’ counseling, therapy for victims of domestic and sexual violence, communication skills, and hypnotherapy. She has been married over 20 years to Nando Raynolds, a fellow therapist, and they have two teenagers. In addition to counseling and supervision, Sharon enjoys quilting, gardening, belly dancing, traveling, and reading. Email Sharon Bolles.

Maria Connelly

Maria Connelly MS, LPC, CHT is the Clinical Director of Neways Counseling & Life Skills, LLC as well as adjunct faculty at Southern Oregon University. She has her Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University, has been licensedin Oregon since 2005 and is a certified hypnotherapist.

In depth trainings include: Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, Generative/Self-relation Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Hakomi. She is also a second year student of The Feldenkrais Method.

Maria has over 10 years experience working with women and trauma related issues. She counsels individuals and couples and facilitates groups and workshops. Additionally, she offers professional supervision for those seeking licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist or Professional Counselor.

Maria belongs to the National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists.