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Our team.

Carrie A. Winkler, MSW, LCSW

CEO

Carrie Winkler is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist.  Carrie has 22 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  Carrie previously worked for Cunningham Children’s Home for over 21 years in a variety of roles including as a direct care worker in residential treatment, as a case manager in the specialized foster care program, as a therapist in the specialized foster care program, and as a licensed clinical therapist at the community out-patient clinic.  Carrie has provided clinical supervision to interns and unlicensed therapists.  Carrie uses an eclectic treatment approach to therapy/counseling based on evidenced-based interventions drawing from theory and psychotherapy approaches that best meet the needs of the clients.  Carrie has significant experience in treating trauma and PTSD, attachment difficulties, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, emotional and behavioral dysregulation, grief and loss, abuse and neglect, attention difficulties/ ADHD, relationship difficulties within couples, family or peer/social relationships, and parenting issues.  Carrie has provided treatment for clients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other more specific mental health diagnoses.  Carrie has a significant history in working with individuals and families who have been impacted by trauma, including chronic and complex trauma.  Carrie has a foundational certification as a Theraplay practitioner and is one of a few providers who hold this certification in the Champaign-Urbana area.  Information on Theraplay can be found at the home page for the Theraplay Institute at https://theraplay.org/. Carrie has provided treatment services to clients in the office, home, school, and community settings as determined by client needs.  


Carrie attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana for both her undergraduate and graduate schooling, earning a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Sociology with a specialization in race, gender, and ethnicity and a Master’s degree in Social Work.  Carrie became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Illinois.


Jamey R. Bailey, MSW, LCSW

COO

Jamey Bailey is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist. Jamey has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years, including as a therapist, case manager, direct care counselor, program supervisor, and clinical consultant. Jamey has vast experience providing services to adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of environments and communities in Illinois. He believes in utilizing the treatment that best meets the needs of the client and is versed in an array of psychotherapy models that are based on empirical, evidence-based research. Jamey has worked with clients experiencing severe trauma, PTSD, and other trauma-related diagnoses, grief and loss, ADHD and related behaviors, emotional and behavioral instability, and depression and related mood disorders.   He has also provided family therapy services focusing on interfamily dynamics and relationships with foster, adoptive and families of origin and has worked with clients on the autism spectrum. 


Jamey earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Secondary education at Monmouth College.  He attended The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where he graduated with a Master’s degree in social work. Jamey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois. 

Contact Information

bettertomorrows@bettertomorrowscounseling.org

2009 Fox Dr. Suite W.

Champaign, IL 61820

217-722-2450

Resources/Crisis Numbers

Rosecrance Central Illinois Crisis Team's Crisis Line
(217) 359-4141

(serving Champaign, Ford, Iroquois, and Vermilion Counties in Illinois)


CARES Line
(800) 345-9049

(serving anyone under the age of 21 with Medicaid who is needing a crisis assessment)


The Pavilion Behavioral Health System
(800) 373-1700

(can provide assessment for in-patient treatment)