Our Therapists

Dr. Julie Lindner, EdD, LPC, NCC


Dr. Lindner earned her Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology degree from Argosy University Salt Lake City and also holds a Master of Science (M.S.), Mental Health Counseling/Counselor degree from the University of Phoenix. She is currently licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She specializes in children, adolescents and adults and provides individual, group and family therapy.

Dr. Lindner is a veteran of the US Air Force and has a special interest in working with the military community. She has extensive training and experience in the treatment of trauma, attachment issues, autistic spectrum and behavioral disorders. In addition, Dr. Lindner has experience in the area of substance abuse and dual–diagnosis, as well as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders.

Her military experience has allowed her to work with individuals from very diverse backgrounds, which is why she understands that each individual is unique and does her best to modify each intervention to meet the individual needs of her clients. She has a passion to help others, as evident by her life of service. She believes that people heal when they feel safe. It is her hope to make each patient feel safe, valued and heard in an environment void of any judgement.

Dr. Lindner understands that when we can heal and feel better, we have a greater opportunity to feel more balanced, become better individuals, better parents, and better partners. Her approach is to treat everyone with respect and compassion; to help them gain the insight that they need to heal emotionally and feel secure and confident.

Dr. Sharlaine Ortiz, PhD



*English Version*

Dr. Ortiz earned her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology which is focused on severe mental illnesses. She specializes in Forensic Psychology (correctional, military, law enforcement, and legal fields). She earned a Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Psychology. Dr. Ortiz’s experience includes the area of depression, anxietydisruptive disorders, and LGBTQ+.  

She is also fluent in English and Spanish.  

Dr. Ortiz is a combat veteran of the US Army. In this setting, her focus was in identifying hostile behaviors for intelligence. While in this role, Dr. Ortiz had the privilege to work with Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and Hispanic populations. This work provided inclusion within diverse populations.  

Under supervision, her approach includes that of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy along with Client-Centered, Solution-Focused Therapy. 


*Versión en español*

La Dra. Ortiz obtuvo su Doctorado en Filosofía (Ph.D.) en Psicología Clínica el cual está enfocado en enfermedades mentales severas. Ella también está especializa en Psicología Forense (prision/correciones, militares, policiales y ramas legales). Igualmente obtuvo una Maestría en Ciencias (M.S.), en Psicología Aplicada. La experiencia de la Dra. Ortiz gira en el área de depresión, ansiedad, trastornos disruptivos, y LGBTQ+.

También habla inglés y español con fluidez.  

La Dra. Ortiz es veterana de guerra del Ejército de los Estados Unidos. En este entorno, su enfoque era trabajar en la identificación de comportamientos hostiles para inteligencia. Mientras estaba en esta función, la Dra. Ortiz tuvo el privilegio de trabajar con las poblaciones del Medio Oriente, Europa del Este, e hispanos. Este trabajo proporcionó inclusión en una población diversa.

Bajo supervision, su enfoque incluye Terapia Cognitiva Conductual junto con la inclusión de enfoque con Solución Centrada en el cliente. 



Dr. Eric Seemann, PhD


Dr. Eric Seemann is a licensed Psychologist in the state of Alabama with over 20 years of experience. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology, from Louisiana Tech University. He earned a Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Psychology. Dr. Seemann’s experience includes the area of Forensic psychology, anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, and psychological trauma. 

Dr. Seemann is a military veteran and has over 15 years of military experience between the Navy, Army, and Army National Guard including service as a Behavioral Health Officer.     

His approach includes that of behavior modification, mindfulness, and Empirically Validated Treatment (EVT). He also specializes in Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) evaluation and treatment.


Mrs. Liza Anderson,BA-Psy, MA-CMHC, ALC, NCC


It is never too late to change your path in life, and no one is “too far gone.” You have the ability to discover, explore, and rebuild the life you want for yourself. Liza is part of the team at Transpire Life to offer you a place of safety a place where there is no judgement. Liza Anderson is graduate from Southern New Hampshire University, were she received a BA in Psychology and MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Taking that first step towards your mental health is something that you will not regret. She is experienced in working with youth in middle school and high school which offers insight and compassion for those age groups. Including a special interest and having worked with women’s issues in all stages of life.

Liza’s EMT experience, a fully CACREP accredited graduate program and Christian values expanded her capacity and insight in helping those in need. Liza will meet you at your point of need and walk with you as you navigate your mental health journey in search for wholeness and truth. You do not have to do this alone.

“[we]must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies within [us], allow false convictions to creep in.” Origen


Mrs. Kayla Thompson, ALC, NCC


Kayla earned her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University. She is currently an Associate License Counselor (ALC) working under the supervision of Amy Moor, LPC-S. Kayla is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and trained as a level one Certified Trauma Professional (CTP-I). Kayla operates from her faithful beliefs that every human being is worthy of love, joy, respect, and nonjudgmental understanding that is foundational for building a trusting therapeutic relationship. She will guide you through self-exploration applying an integrative approach of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy, tailored to fit each client’s personal needs. Through personal experience and education, Kayla is equipped to help you through issues including, but not limited to, unresolved childhood trauma, abuse and neglect, depression, anxiety, perfectionism, parenting, and marriage and family conflict.

You are capable for your healing. I am here to support and guide you toward overall wellness.

“It is no kindness to treat unhappy people as helpless, hopeless, or inadequate, no matter what has happened to them. Kindness is having faith in the truth and that people can handle it and use it for their benefit. True compassion is helping people help themselves.” ― William Glasser


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