Vision

The Vision of Aurora Counseling Services Inc. is to develop community-based services that welcome co-occurring treatment in substance abuse and mental health which support personal independence and encourage a sense of well being.

Our Staff:

Tammy L. Odom, CEO, BA, Psychology, MBA Generalist

  • 15+ years in the mental health and substance abuse experiences. 6+ years as a homeless case manager in the Oklahoma   City area.
  • Worked with various organizations to support consumer needs: Oklahoma City Housing and Finance Authority, local hospitals, NSO and other community agencies.
  • 4+ years of experience as original founding COO of Aurora Counseling Services from 2007-2011.
  • Most recent accomplishments and accolades are: established and maintained policies and procedures for aurora, developed an organizational structure, and completed the CARF surveyor training in 2011.
  • 7+ years’ experience as CEO, and looking forward to seeing Aurora further develop and be a sense of hope for the community.


 Tafadzwa Munjanja- CFO – BA, Accounting, MSA

  • 6 years working at Aurora and developing our accounting system and online data set up and created a more streamlined approach.
  • Handling all financials for Aurora including producing P&L, Balance Sheet, Income Statement and other general ledger data.
  •  2+ years’ experience as Auditor.
  • Prepares profit and loss statements and monthly closings and cost accounting reports.
  • Compile analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and document business transactions.
  • Financial planning and monitoring cash flow.


 Stella Angelidis- Clinical Director – BA Psychology, M.A., M Ed, LPC

  • 12 +years of Clinical Director Experience and over 20  years of clinical experience.
  • Assisted with development of a new Co-Occurring Day Treatment Program.
  • Responsible for the group therapy topics, execution and scheduling.
  •  Manage 30 + employee department, including billing procedures and servicing over 60 clients.
  • Developed new policy and procedures for the department in order to comply with COA standards. (Council on Accreditation)
  • COA – Human service organization to improve service delivery.
  • Extensive review experience of all intake assessments, therapy notes, and treatment plans for each client in the program.
  • ​Approved Clinical Supervisor for 6 years. 
  • ​10+ years experience running workshops and training for Therapists and Case Managers. 


 Jordan Feldmann- Therapist – MS Counseling and Development,  LPC-US


  • ​Conducts individual, family therapy and assessment for clients. 
  • 1.5 years of  experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor-Under Supervision.
  • Develops treatment plans and conducts treatment plan reviews for each clients. 
  • Training in child-centered play therapy through the master's program at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.
  • Has experience with children that  need additional support with coping skills, separation , anxiety, anger management, behavior problems in school, attachment disorders, divorce,  bullying, etc.
  • Enjoys working with individuals of all ages but most passionate about working with children and their caregivers.


 Chasity Travis– Therapist, LPC-US

  • ​3+  years as a Licensed Professional Counselor candidate. 
  • Complete intake assessments, crisis intervention, case-management, etc. 
  • Provide mental/behavioral/emotional health counseling to individuals, groups, couples and families, with emphasis on prevention, while working to promote optimum mental and emotional health.
  • 8+ years of behavioral health rehabilitation specialist services provided to children and adults age 3 and up. 


 Rebecca Cole, Therapist PhD, LPC

  • 20+ years of experience in counseling individuals, marriage counseling, families, and groups. 
  • Experience includes working with children, adolescents, and  adults.  Works with clients needing help with depression, anxiety, parenting, anger, defiance, self- esteem, grief, and other mental health issues.   
  •  Sessions are conducted in person and via tele-therapy.
  •  Specializes in all Psychological Testing and Evaluation needs. 


 Kim Peterson,  Therapist, MA, MFT, LADC with Mental Health

  • 13+ years  of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. 
  • ​Held  various therapy positions in behavioral health services that include  all levels of care  and age ranges from children through geriatrics.
  • Current focus is on trauma  which I am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.  
  • ​Trained in the following substance abuse services: ASAM-PPC-2R Trainer, ASI Trainer, T- ASI. 
  • ​Continues to strive to give back to the community through behavioral health services such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and  Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP).  


Employment Opportunities –Aurora is currently seeking new staff. Apply today!


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Mission

The Mission of Aurora is to provide supportive leadership in developing and coordinating co-occurring substance abuse and mental health treatment to persons serviced in the community while ensuring quality of life, promoting respect for diversity and individuality of persons with disabilities.

                            Aurora Counseling Services, Inc.
                                      Who we are?

• Aurora was established in 2007 and is a mental health and substance abuse agency that      provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults.
• Our diverse staff have 10+ years of service in the community developing new programs, specialized training in various disciplines and the ability to fill the voids needed
to assist our clients.
• Client centered and quality service. We strive to provide our clients with the best treatment with highly specialized staff.
What services we provide?
• Aurora provides mental health and substance abuse treatment through individual, couples, group and family therapy.
• Provide quality service to restore the fragile parts of our client’s lives that may have been broken through divorce, trauma, domestic violence and /or substance abuse.
• Aurora works with Medicaid clients, the Department of Corrections, and various families in the office or in the community.


Community Driven
• We seek to provide services that will not only improve the lives of others, but also see the community thrive
• Aurora wants to work with the schools, other community agencies in order to be instrumental in building a stronger community.
• Aurora wants to be like the quote from Mahatma Gandhi, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”


Mental illness according to ODMHSAS – Deputy Commissioner Terry White
• “We have decades of neglect to overcome and if we are not going to treat this like the crisis it is, then things will not change.”
• Click: http://oklahomawatch.org/2013/02/19/659/
• Click: http://www.koco.com/news/mental-health-study-ranks-oklahoma-2nd-to-last/24812202