Stacia is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Director, and LPC Supervisor as well as the Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Healing Hearts of SW Oklahoma. She believes in healing the mind, body, and soul as a single entity rather than treating them separately and believes in using Complimentary and Alternative Medicines and Nutrition for healing. As a counselor, Stacia approaches her clients from a trauma Informed, Client-Centered point of view and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has certifications in treating Military Service Members and their families, populations age 0-3, and the chronically ill. Stacia brings a high level of compassionate empathy and understanding to the work she does with her clients and is a certified provider for Tricare, BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, Healthcare Highways, WebTPA, Beacon Value Options, Soonercare, and HealthChoice. She has practiced in Florida, Mississippi, and returned to practice in Oklahoma in 2009. In her free time Stacia can be found at home hanging out with her husband, children and grandchildren, playing with her Chihuahuas and Cats, camping at nearby lakes, boating, fishing, cross-stitching and swimming.
Drawing on experience from many facets of life, Doug comes to Healing Hearts of SWOK prepared by life as well as by education. He has a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling, a graduate certificate in Contemporary Addictive Behavior, Board Certified Counselor (NCC), and is a Board Certified-Telemental Health Provider. Doug is a U.S. Navy veteran, and comes from a sales and management background. He has three sons and fourteen grandchildren (can you spell Proud). His primary theoretical bent is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy seasoned with Reality Therapy. Doug has worked with a wide age span, from five to ninety years old. Doug’s experience as a counselor, grandfather and manager, on his foundation of spirituality and recovery, provide a nurturing medium for a caring, quality therapeutic experience.
Rachel is a Licensed Clinical Social worker, a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a Board Certified Supervisor for recent graduates. She holds a Bachelors degree, a Master's degree, and most recently completed her Doctorate degree in Social Work at the University of Tennessee. Rachel firmly believes in meeting people where they are and she is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has more than 17 years of experience working in the fields of mental health and substance abuse. In her free time she enjoys gardening, spending time with friends and family, and the companionship of her four footed family members as well.
Sheela McKenney, LCSW
Sheela is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Oklahoma. She received her Bachelors of Art degree in Sociology from the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) and her Masters degree in Social Work from Colorado State University. Sheela has more than 12 years of experience in helping combat veterans process their traumatic events. She uses evidenced based approaches such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Processing Therapy for Insomnia (CPT-I), Eye Movement Desensitation and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat those that have experienced a traumatic life experience. In her free time Sheela enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends, children, grandchildren, and fur babies.
Patricia Hardimon was born and raised in Oklahoma. She graduated Valedictorian from Edmond Memorial High School in 2009. She then earned her bachelor's degree in Human Relations with a minor in Psychology at the University of Oklahoma in 2013, and continued on earning her Master of Human Relations in 2015. Patricia worked as a family advocate in Headstart, providing case management services to low-income, under-served and high-risk populations of children and families from diverse backgrounds. She has also worked with teen parents and expecting teens. Patricia later became a certified Parent and Family educator through the Parents As Teachers affiliation during her time at CCFI. Patricia has experience working as a facilitator, teaching evidence-based curriculums, assisting transitioning service members and their families as they navigate to the civilian sector. In the fall of 2019, Patricia decided to go back to graduate school to pursue becoming a licensed counselor. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2019 with a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is currently working as a therapist. She is passionate about helping children, teens, and families navigate through life, healing from their trauma, breaking unhealthy cycles, and providing psychoeducation. She is also passionate about empowering children and teens to find their voice and advocating for themselves. Patricia has a beautiful family whom she loves and adores, and spends her time with when she is not serving clients.
Kanoelani Patterson(She, Her, Hers) is 40 years old and lives in Lawton, Oklahoma. Kanoelani received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Cameron University in 2006. Kanoelani received her master's degree in social work (MSW) from The University of Southern California in 2014. She is licensed masters social worker (LMSW) in the state of Oklahoma and under clinical supervision in social work. Kanoelani specializes in working with children, adolescents & families .
Kanoelani believes in honoring where her clients are in their process & holding space for their trauma, joy, and their feelings. Kanoelani utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and Trauma Focused CBT. Kanoelani helps people from different walks of life & experiences such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, grief and loss, racial trauma, domestic violence, and eating disorders. Kanoelani is also LGBTQIA+ affirming. In her spare time she is a competitive powerlifter, Activist/Advocate, & coauthor of an upcoming anthology titled Deconstructing the Fitness Industrial Complex: How to Resist, Disrupt, and Reclaim What it Means to be Fit in American Culture. Kanoelani loves spending time with her 9 year old Black Lab Kaimana & other furry nieces & nephews: Kona, LeiLani & Lanai.
Kelli is a certified Behavioral Health Case Manager II as well as a Peer Recovery Support Specialist. She has her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and is working on completing her Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Southwest. Kelli is experienced in working with addiction, having been a Behavioral Health Case Manager for a female rehabilitation program, and has spent the last 3 years working with the youth of Lawton, ages 2 to 24. Kelli take pride in her work, especially with being a Peer Recovery Support Specialist as it allows her to connect with her clients on a more personal level.
Kelli is a native Floridian who moved to Lawton Oklahoma with her military husband 4 years ago. Kelli is a mother of 4, her oldest being an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community and her youngest being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, level 2. Kelli spends her free time with her family; playing video games, going to the jump park with her husband and kids, and planning trips to Florida to visit theme parks. Kelli’s favorite activity is keeping up with her youngest child!
Sandra was born in Lawton, OK. She lived the first 12 years of her life in Liberal, KS before returning to Lawton, OK. As a young wife and mother, Sandra went to Germany and received her High School diploma through a special program on base from Bellingham, WA. Upon returning to the states, Sandra lived in New Mexico and Washington but always returned to Oklahoma. In 2012 (while living in Norman, OK), Sandra’s oldest son was murdered, and her life forever changed.
In 2013 Sandra made her final return to Lawton and enrolled at Cameron University. She pursued her degree in Criminal Justice in order to work with troubled teenage boys. During her time at Cameron Sandra was a member of the Criminal Justice Association, helped to establish SAPA (student advocates for political action) as co-founder, treasurer, and president, received the Who’s Who award, and was on both Dean and Presidential honor rolls numerous times. Sandra graduated in May of 2017 and KSWO did a news story over her about how she persevered through all the loss she had endured since 2012.
Upon graduation Sandra worked at Orion Services (Lawton Boy’s Group Home) for 5 years and spoke her son’s story to many young men, taught life skills, established a community service program, and acted as a Case Manager. Today, Sandra enjoys aiding people in finding the help they need through therapy. While not at work, Sandra enjoys spending time with her kids and grandbabies, cooking, and being outdoors.
Robert “Rob” Powers was the Facilities Safety and Maintenance Director for Healing Hearts of SW Oklahoma until his death in 2021.