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Kara Fresh McMeekin, MS, LMFT

Kara Fresh McMeekin, MS, LMFT

Owner/Lead Therapist

Kara holds a license as a Marriage & Family Therapist (License 0814). She received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and her M.S. in Family Studies from University of Kentucky.

Kara has experience working with individuals of all ages, as well as with couples and families. Kara is committed to helping each client work towards the goals and individual hopes they identify as important to their life and relationships. Each clients is treated with respect and warmth.

Kara believes that the foundation of successful treatment is the therapeutic relationship and values working with clients to solve their personal and relational problems.

Ashley Pike

Ashley Pike

Office Manager

Ashley provides administrative support to all the therapists in the office. Ashley is a native Lexingtontonian and has worked in business administration for over 10 years. She received her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Central Kentucky Technical College.

Ashley is married and has a daughter. In her free time she likes to spend time with her family, go to the movies, out to dinner, make wreaths and of course cheer on the UK Wildcats!

Janice Hagans-Higgins

Janice Hagans-Higgins

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Janice has a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor license (#174998). She is also a National Certified Counselor (# 347627) and a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). She obtained her B.A. in Human Services and earned a M.Ed. Counseling & Human Growth Development from Lindsey Wilson College.

Ms. Hagans-Higgins has 5 years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples of all ages. She has worked with dual diagnosis clients, such as substance abuse, and has 3 years experience with specified clientele, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).

Janice incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Existentialism to help people reach their mental health goals and wellness. Ms. Hagans-Higgins gives her clients utmost respect and tries her best to meet them at their level. Janice believes the process of counseling involves collaboration and hard work. Janice works to ignite hope and the conception that no one is left to go through adversity alone.