Meet The Staff

David Schuessler, MA, LPC, SOTP

David Schuessler, MA, LPC, SOTP

David Schuessler received his Masters in Community Psychological Counseling from Southeast Missouri State University. He has worked providing sex offense specific treatment and evaluation for over 15 years. He started Innovative Counseling Enterprises (The ICE Program) in 2010. David is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider (SOTB) with the Oregon and Washington States. David's areas of professional interest include working with developmentally delayed individuals with sexual behavior problems, counseling clients suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses, and helping those with sexual and gender identity issues. He serves as Clinic Director and also provides clinical supervision to staff and interns at the ICE Program.

david@iceprogrampdx.com

503-719-4704

Kelsey Ludwig, MA, SOTP

Kelsey Ludwig, MA, SOTP

Kelsey Ludwig earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. Currently, she is completing her Masters Degree in Professional Mental Health Counseling at Lewis and Clark College. Prior to working at ICE, Kelsey has had over seven years of experience of providing treatment for juvenile offenders and their families and is now an Associate Sex Offender Therapist. Her treatment approach is integrative, meaning that she uses techniques from a variety of theoretical approaches in order to offer more personalized treatment to individuals. Kelsey provides intakes, individual and group counseling sessions. Kelsey’s areas of professional interest include working with young offenders, clients who struggle with sexual preoccupation as well as individuals with mental illness.

kelsey@iceprogrampdx.com

503-893-2034

Sara Narayan, MA, Reg. LPC Intern, SOTP

Sara Narayan, MA, LPC, SOTP

Sara received a BA in Psychology and Criminology from The University of New Mexico and received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University School of Professional Psychology in 2013. She started working with the ICE Program as an intern therapist and is now on staff as a certified Clinical Sex Offender Therapist. She provides individual and group counseling. Her theoretical approach includes evidence-based cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral treatments and interventions. Her professional interests include working with clients who experience deviant arousal, working with hands-off sexual offending behaviors, and working with LGBTQIAPK (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, etc.) clients.

sara@iceprogrampdx.com

971-258-1676

Casey VanHoutan

Casey VanHoutan, MS, Reg. LPC Intern, QMHP

Casey earned her BS in Psychology and Criminology from Emporia State University in 2011 and an MS in Psychology from the University of Aberta Dundee in 2013. Prior to working at ICE she spent several years working at inpatient and outpatient mental health agencies, where she provided individual, family, and group therapy. She started working with the ICE Program as an intern therapist and is now on staff working towards certification as an Associate Sex Offender Therapist. She provides individual and group counseling. Her theoretical approach is based through a holistic lens and systemic in nature. She is certified in EMDR, an evidenced-based trauma therapy intervention. Casey’s areas of professional interest include working with young offenders, clients who struggle with mental illness, families/couples, and those who have been impacted by trauma.

casey@iceprogrampdx.com

503-345-6792

Vanessa Brookhouse, MA, LPC Registered Intern, Associate Sex Offender Therapist

Vanessa Brookhouse, MA, LPC Registered Intern, Associate Sex Offender Therapist

Vanessa Brookhouse earned her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from George Fox University. She began working with Innovative Counseling Enterprises as an intern during her final year of graduate school. She is now on staff as an Associate Sex Offender Therapist providing group and individual counseling as well as intake assessments and treatment planning. Her theoretical approach is evidence based and utilizes dialectical behavioral therapy skills to deliver offense specific treatment. Her professional interests also include working with juveniles who exhibit sexual behavior problems and engaging with them in individual, group, and family therapy.

vanessa@iceprogrampdx.com

503-908-4451

Lori Torres, M.S.W.

Lori Torres, M.S.W.

Lori received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Portland State University and is currently working toward licensure. She has completed the requirements and applied for Associate Sex Offender Treatment Provider accreditation. Though Lori is new to the ICE personnel, she has had over 10 years of experience in the field. She has previously worked providing treatment with youth who were sexually reactive. Lori prides herself on using theoretical orientations in an eclectic manner to best fit the individual. Her professional interests include working with young offenders, those suffering from mental illness, LGBTQ+ individuals, and those who have experienced trauma. Lori offers both individual and group counseling.

lori@iceprogrampdx.com

971-808-2245

Will Brown

Will Brown, of PPG/VRT Testing Services, LLC, has received extensive training in the area of sexual arousal and sexual interest testing, the role he fills at the ICE Program. During his career as a Certified Monarch Plethysmograph Technician, Will has administered many thousands of assessments. His particular emphasis is providing biofeedback to help clients take better control their behaviors.

503-473-3728