Apricus Counseling

About Us

Brooke Ervin


Brooke is a licensed therapist working primarily with women, adolescents, and children in private practice for seven years. Prior to that, she worked in hospital and residential settings and as a family advocate for victims of abuse. Brooke specializes in working with clients who have experienced significant physical, verbal, and emotional trauma and abuse, and understands its effects on various ages and stages of life. She is adept in supporting clients struggling with anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflict, relationship/ family issues, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, PTSD, and other disorders. Brooke is also able to incorporate diagnostic testing for clients to better understand the root causes of their mental health struggles where it is needed and appropriate.

Brooke is licensed to provide both in-person and telehealth therapy sessions for Kentucky residents. She is unable to provide services for anyone residing in other states at this time. 

Amanda Phillips

Master's in Counseling Psychology; LPA

Amanda is a licensed counselor who is passionate about helping people grow and heal. She is gifted psychological associate who provides psychological testing, in addition to individual therapy, for those who might benefit from it. She is also trained in EMDR and will incorporate it as appropriate for the benefit of her clients. Amanda holds a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of Louisville, after which time she spent six years working exclusively with teenagers and young adults, a population she continues to love to work with and support. From there, Amanda has also grown a deep affection for working with women, couples and ministry leaders- helping them receive the care they need. She is skilled in working with trauma, ADHD, depression, anxiety and severe mental illness. 

Amanda is licensed to provide both in-person and telehealth therapy sessions as well as psychological testing for Kentucky residents. She is unable to provide services for anyone in other states at this time. 

Hillary Seymour


Hillary is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate working with adults and teenagers. She specializes in helping clients with trauma, sexualized behaviors, addiction, substance abuse, and long-term recovery.

She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a Master’s in Counselor Education and has recent experience working at The Healing Place. She values trust and confidentiality as foundational and critical for the counseling relationship and understands the vulnerable position of many of her clients. Hillary works solely via a HIPAA compliant Telehealth platform for Kentucky residents. Due to these factors, clients can schedule their appointments with Hillary directly by emailing her at [email protected].

Corinne Paul

MMFT, Marriage and Family Therapy Associate

Corinne is a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate who utilizes creativity and compassion to provide a safe space for clients to engage in the healing journey. She has over 20 years of experience working in foster and adoption, women’s ministry, marriage ministry, teaching middle and high school; and most recently as an assistant school counselor for grades K-12.

This background has uniquely equipped Corinne to walk alongside others in stressful, hard and challenging seasons. She works with individuals of all ages, as well as couples and families navigating relationship/family issues, communication, life transitions, parenting concerns, pre-marital/marital counseling, depression, anxiety, self-image, suicidal ideation, crisis of faith, ADHD, and many others. Her desire is to help clients step into their story with curiosity and overcome whatever obstacle is in their way to experiencing a life of emotional and spiritual freedom.

Education & Certifications

  • Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Campbellsville University 

  • Level 1 & 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy

  • Certified Prepare and Enrich Facilitator

Corinne is certified to provide both in-person and telehealth therapy sessions for Kentucky residents. She is working under the supervision of Judith Bloor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, License #105083. 

"Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it." Brené Brown

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