Our Mission

Our mission is to provide quality and excellence in counseling for children, adolescents, and families in our community. We believe in holding all clients in high regard and providing consistent and exceptional care. Our goal is to not just meet with families, but to develop effective strategies and tools to address problems that affect the quality of their lives. We encourage and promote quality of life, and are committed to helping individuals and families build their bridge to change.

Clinical Team

Katrina Coffelt is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC).  Katrina graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Wisconsin Lutheran College and earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver.  She brings a vast amount of experience having provided various services in many areas of the mental health field including: children and adult in-patient hospitalization, homeless outreach, domestic violence, child protection, family treatment drug court, and community mental health counseling.  Katrina is the owner and founder of Bridges Family Center.  Katrina decided to open up her own practice after feeling as though there was a lack of options for counseling services available to the local community.  Katrina is passionate about helping individuals and families of all ages find healing and joy in their daily lives.  Katrina is married and has two adopted teenage children.  She enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling.

Ashley Champion is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC).  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Murray State University and earned her Education Specialist Degree in Community Counseling from Murray State as well.  Her experience includes providing various services in the areas of domestic violence, women’s issues, community mental health, and provided school-based services in Calloway and Marshall Counties.  Ashley left the community mental health field to join Bridges Family Center at its conception in 2011.  Ashley is passionate about the quality of care that is provided to local individuals and families.  She specializes in child/adolescent and family therapy.  Ashley has specialized training in play therapy to aid in treatment of children and has completed level one of three of the Gottman method couples therapy.  Ashley has a passion for working with children and people with physical disabilities.  Ashley is married and has young twin boys.  She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and working on various home improvement projects.

Lauren Dunlap is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee Martin. She earned her Master of Arts Degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee.  Her experience includes providing various services in the areas of substance abuse, community mental health, and early childhood intervention. Previously, she provided counseling and specific interventions for families with young children in McCracken, Graves, and Calloway counties.  Her specialty is providing early childhood interventions and child and family therapy.  Lauren joined Bridges Family Center in 2012.  Lauren is married and has a two young daughters.  She enjoys spending time with family, reading, and cheering on the Murray State Racers.

Danyelle Day is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (LPCA).  She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Murray State University and earned her Education Specialist Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Murray State.  Her experience includes three semesters of being an intern here at Bridges Family Center working with children, adolescents, adults, group and family counseling. She also interned at Murray State University in the Counseling and Assessment Center, working with students, faculty, staff and community members. Danyelle practices from a Person-Centered theory with the basis of providing a safe environment to speak, empathy and genuine human connectedness. Danyelle enjoys time with her family and pets, amateur gardening and sports.

Janey Wells is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Janey graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky and a Master’s Degree in Expressive Therapies and Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  In graduate school, she enjoyed internships with the elderly in community mental health and at a rehabilitation hospital, helping brain injury and stroke patients through recovery.  Her seven years of professional mental health experience has been dedicated to helping children and their families manage trauma in non-profit settings.  She loves music, yoga, and spending time with her husband and two teenage daughters.

Administrative Team

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Jessica Morris is the Office Manager at Bridges Family Center.  She graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Print Journalism and a minor in Psychology from Murray State University. Jessica joined the team at Bridges Family Center in 2013. Jessica corresponds with insurance companies regarding client’s mental health benefits and claims and is passionate about marketing Bridges in order to help grow its awareness around the surrounding community. She is married and has two children. She enjoys spending time with family, reading and traveling.

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Jana Edwards is the Office Assistant at Bridges Family Center.  She graduated with Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from Murray State University.  Jana joined the team at Bridges in 2015.  Jana is dedicated to assisting clients in feeling safe and comfortable throughout the counseling process. Jana is married and has two boys. She enjoys spending time with family, watching Nascar, and going to Nascar races.