Rebecca Kroeker, MHR, LPC, RPT-S

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor

Rebecca Kroeker is the President and Executive Director of Associate Therapeutic Services – Focus Institute, a therapeutic counseling agency servicing 6 counties in Northwest Oklahoma as well as Tulsa. She is also the Executive Director for the Growing Hope Network, a non-profit agency focused solely on the treatment and prevention of domestic violence.

Ms. Kroeker holds a Masters in Human Relations with a Counseling Track from the University of Oklahoma and earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland. She has been a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Oklahoma since 2006 and is a LPC candidate supervisor. In addition, Ms. Kroeker has also completed all trainings to meet the requirements for registered play therapist. Ms. Kroeker has counseled children abuse victims throughout her career.

Ms. Kroeker completes various assessments in her practice including mental health assessments, domestic violence assessments, adhd, bipolar and more.

Ms. Kroeker practices in Enid and Tulsa.

Brian Wright, MCP, LPC, LADC Candidate, Assistant Program Director

Phone Extension 107

brainBrian Wright MCP, LPC, LADC Candidate is a counselor at the Enid and Hennessey offices and is the assistant program director at ATS Counseling-Focus Institute. He has been working for ATS-Focus since May 2010. Brian has a passion for working with alcohol and drugs issues and has experience working with children, teens, families, and adults. He enjoys working with all aspects of families including marriage counseling. 

Brian also is very involved in his church, North Garland Church of Christ, where he and his family attend and he is a Deacon. Brian is married to Krystal and has two daughters.

Tanya Kennedy, MBS, LADC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor   Extension 144


Tanya Kennedy, MBS, LPC, LADC, has worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for the past 25 years. She is the clinical director at ATS Counseling. Tanya is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors in Psychology double major with Business Administration.

Tanya completed her graduate work in 1999 with a Masters in Behavioral Science also through Northwestern. Tanya is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor. Tanya is also a state approved supervisor for both license types.

Tanya has worked at inpatient as well as outpatient facilities throughout her career. Tanya was the recipient of an International Counseling Fellowship in 1993 and worked at a street clinic in Nottingham, England for six months. Tanya is also a certified ADSAC (DUI) assessor and facilitator, certified DOT (Department of Transportation) assessor and Executive Director of SAPP (Substance Abuse Program Professionals) which is a non-profit 5013-C corporation that provides DUI schools and has a sober living house. Along with her drug and alcohol counseling, Tanya also specializes in Adult therapy, marriage and family counseling, and depression and anxiety disorders. The highlight of Tanya’s life is that she is a “NaNa” to 2 beautiful little grandsons.

Angela M. Jackson, MCP, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor, Phone Extension 110

Angela M. Jackson is an African-American female who has resided in Oklahoma all her life.  She is currently working as an outpatient counselor with ATS Counseling-Focus Institute counseling agency.  Angela’s educational background includes an Associate of Science Degree from Northern Oklahoma College in which she attained in 2001. Thereafter, Angela attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Psychology Degree in 2004 and a Master of Counseling Psychology Degree in 2006. Angela is currently pursuing her PhD in Human Services with a (Specialization in Social and Community Services) at Capella University.

Angela has worked in social services for over ten years. Her professional experience includes working with youth in DHS custody, therapeutic foster care, independent living and community at-risk programs. Angela provides a variety of services, including individual, family and group counseling with emphasis on self-identity, building self-esteem, and facilitating effective communication skills in family settings. Additionally, she is a certified case manager and has been a strong advocate for the clientele she serves. Throughout her professional journey, Angela has collaborated with the department of human services, office of juvenile affairs, Enid Public School system, and various home health agencies.

Angela is the proud mother of two successful sons and became a mental health professional due to her deep desire to empower culturally diverse populations, single parents, women and their families alike. Angela has a passion for working with women. She leads the women’s group Codependence to Independence (Empowering women and their true self).

Kyla S Ford, MA, LPC

Phone Extension 113

Kyla Ford is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) at ATS Counseling – Focus Institute at the Hennessey office and holds a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Southern Nazarene University in Tulsa.   Kyla has worked for ATS since the fall of 2013, after moving to Enid from the Tulsa area where she practiced for several years.

Kyla has experience working with adults, children, couples, and families. She has training and experience in a wide variety of areas, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, abuse, social skills, and family/marital issues. She also has specialized training in trauma – focused cognitive behavioral therapy, Christian counseling and marriage counseling.

Kyla is a classically trained musician, enjoys playing piano and percussion and singing, and is a regular participant on the praise team at Enid MB church where she is an active member. In addition, she led worship for over 5 years at two Celebrate Recovery ministries in the Sapulpa area. She and her husband Jay helped to launch both of these ministries. Kyla is also in the process of becoming fluent in American Sign Language and hopes to eventually become a certified ASL interpreter and counselor for the Deaf.

John Wright, MHP, LADC, CBT

Phone Extension 111

John has been a counselor at ATS since January 2014. He specializes in alcohol and drug addiction, but also is a Mental Health Professional, which encompasses people of all ages. John has been practicing for 20 years in the Enid area. He helped create the Garfield County Adult Sobriety Court, and did addiction there for 13 years. 

John has been married to Brenda, a retired teacher, for 37 years. They have 2 children, Johna and Brian. They have 2 granddaughters, Makenna and Peyton. John is very active in his church, North Garland Church of Christ, where he has served as an Elder for 7 years. 

Jessica Pendergraft, LPC Candidate

Phone Extension 136

Jessica Pendergraft is a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate working at the ATS Counseling Focus Institute Enid office. She graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in May of 2011 with a bachelors degree in behavioral science and then in December of 2014 with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. Jessica has been working at ATS since February 2015 and enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults. Her experience also includes working with autistic children and victims of domestic violence.

Jessica is happily married and the mother of three daughters: Gracelyn, Brinley and Kyla.

April West, MCP, LPC Candidate

Phone Extension 134

April West, MCP, LPC Candidate is a therapist at ATS Counseling – Focus Institute at the Enid office. She has worked in social services and mental health since 2004. Her education includes a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern Oklahoma State University. April is actively involved with the Oklahoma Association of Play Therapy.

April has experience working with children, teens, families, adults and the chronically mentally ill. Her professional experience includes working in private practice and for the State of Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. April has been at ATS-Focus since 2008.

Courtney Pike BS, BHRS, CMII

Phone Extension 112

courtnyCourtney Pike BS, BHRS, CMII is a certified case manager at ATS Counseling-Focus Institute. Courtney has been working for ATS since May 2011. Her practice currently includes kids, adolescents and parents. Courtney has experience with Autism Spectrum and disorders dually diagnosed as well as working with kids and families of divorce.  She is pursing a masters degree in Human Relations.

Desmond Harless, PhD, LPC

Desmond Harless, PhD, LPC, is a psychologist and a licensed professional counselor at ATS. Dr. Harless completed his PhD in Counseling Psychology and MS in Community Counseling at Oklahoma State University. He earned his BS in Psychology at Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

Dr. Harless completed his pre-doctoral internship at Standing Rock Psychology Internship Program in Ft. Yates, North Dakota. His primary rotation was with Charles Hall Youth Services in Bismarck, ND, providing individual counseling, family counseling, psychoeducational interventions, and psychological evaluations. His minor rotation was at YouthWorks in Bismarck, ND, where he provided individual/family counseling, group counseling, and psychological evaluations.

Dr. Harless completed his second year doctoral practicum at ATS where he provided individual and family counseling. Dr. Harless completed his first year doctoral practicum at Payne County Youth Services in Stillwater, Oklahoma, where he provided individual, group, and family counseling services. Dr. Harless completed his Master’s practicum/internship at NorthCare in Stillwater, OK, where he provided counseling to adults with severe mental illness.

Dr. Harless research areas include forgiveness and American Indian Enculturation. He provides individual counseling services to clients of all ages for a broad range of issues. He performs evaluations for ADHD, trauma, intelligence, personality disorders, and mood disorders.

Shawn Serrata, LCSW

Shawn Serrata is a licensed clinical social worker who has over 15 years of experience in different sectors of the behavioral health field, giving her a rich comprehensive understanding of the issues that people are faced with in the today’s world. She offers counseling services to individuals, families and couples. She incorporates a holistic model of healing as well as cognitive behavioral, solution oriented, and empowering models into her approach. Shawn is able to provide services in the Enid location or at client’s home.  Shawn received her BA in social work from Kansas State University and her Master’s in social work from the University of Oklahoma. She is licensed in the state of Oklahoma.  Areas of expertise include anxiety (including OCD & panic attacks medical issues and anger.), depression, relationship challenges – couples/families/parenting, complicated grief and loss, chronic and complex.

Alyxandrah White M.S, LMFT Candidate

Alyxandrah White is a counselor at the Enid and Hennessey offices as well as Kingfisher.

Alyx has been working for ATS Counseling since June 2017. Alyx teaches the Non-Offending Parenting Class which focuses on the ins and outs of child abuse and prevention in a psychoeducational manner. Alyx has a passion for working with couples and families together in a systems oriented structure.

She also has experience working with children, teens, and adults as individuals. She enjoys the relationship aspect of counseling and how every person involved in the clients life influences their unique situation.

Alyx and her husband, Josiah, are also very involved in their church,  local community and local school system. Alyx enjoys running, hiking and health in every aspect of ones physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual life.