Lakeside Family Center, LLC


Call Us:  +1.8438794121

Hope Fontaine, LISW-CP

Amanda Homkey,  Receptionist

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor.   I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families.  I have worked with families for over 15 years.  My clinical experience includes working with individuals who are deaf and/or multiply disabled, victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and children with emotional issues.  Also, I have worked with active duty service members and their family.  As a counselor with Lakeside Family Center, I am committed to providing compassionate, personalized, and practical care .

Hello, I have a Masters Degree in Counseling, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor.  I have over 20 years of experience helping individuals and families with mental illness, addiction, child abuse, trauma, and divorce.  

Hello, I will process your insurance from the time of intake call and throughout your services with us.  I will notify you of co-pay and/or any deductibles.  I am the office manager of Lakeside Family Center.  I am available Monday-Friday to answer any questions you may have about the services we provide at Lakeside Family Center.

Lakeside Family Center, LLC was established in 2010 to provide a safe, caring, and non-judgmental environment for families to seek professional, quality counseling services.  Our team of experience professionals work together to provide the best quality care for families in our community.  

Meet Our Team

Debra Schmitz, MS Ed, LPC

Krisstia  "Tia" Sheppard, Medical Billing/Office Manager

Hello, I will be the first person you will talk to when you call our office.  My job is to schedule your appointments and any other administrative needs such as faxing records.

Hello, I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker.  I am dedicated to providing compassionate counseling services for over 15 years.  I have learned the majority of what I know about the impact of life stress and the capacity for healing from those that I have served.  Even the strongest individuals experience difficult emotions at some point in their lives. 

                          Meet Our Administrative Team

Elizabeth Vinson, CEO  MA, LPC

About Us

Anthony Finke, MA, LPC

Mandy Walker, MA, LPC

Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor.   I am experienced working with children, teens, and adults in various settings.  It would be a privilege to be a part of your journey.  I will help provide tools you will need to overcome and manage depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, trauma, and substance abuse.  I have over 15 years working in agency and private practice helping families during times when life can become overwhelming.  I appluad you for having the courage to reach for help and invest in yourself.  

Hello, I have worked several years in private practice as a Licensed Profession Counselor.  I truly enjoy working with all ages, helping them with challenges in their lives that caused them emotional distress.  Also, I enjoy working with couples, helping them develop skills to build trust and manage conflict successfully.  I strive to help clients improve quality of life and personal relationships.