Union Clinical Office Staff


David Hughes, MSW, LCSW

David earned both his bachelor’s in psychology and his master’s in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has held various clinical positions in the mental health field during the past 17 years, including work with at-risk youth, adults with severe mental illnesses, and victims and perpetrators of domestic violence. He has worked in both public agencies and in private practice settings. During the past two years, David has been serving clients at CFS, providing psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, couples, and families. His areas of specialty include depression and anxiety, marital/parental relationship issues, and stress management.

Kristie Kandlbinder, MSE, LPC, NCC

Kristie earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University and her master’s degree in counseling from Missouri Baptist University.  She then became a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Board Certified Counselor.  Over the past 20 years Kristie has worked in the field of mental health, social services, and management in a variety of clinical capacities with children, adults and families. Her experience includes at risk youth and adults with chronic mental illness, program management, crisis intervention & mobile outreach, schools, long term care, as well as private practice therapy.  Kristie’s clinical practice involves working with individuals, couples, families, and groups, ranging from children through adults.  Her areas of interest are related to parenting, marital relationships, school related issues, family therapy, anxiety, depression, PTSD, women’s issues, and OCD.  She also provides therapy for those dealing with divorce, job loss, employment issues, as well as grief and loss.

Mary Alice LaDuke, MSW, LCSW

Mary Alice earned her master’s in social work, with an emphasis in school social work, from California State University, Long Beach. She is a counselor in our South County and Union Office and has much experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Her primary emphasis is on issues related to children and adolescents such as anxiety, depression, behavioral concerns, and ADHD, as well as family concerns such as divorce and parenting issues. Mary Alice has specialized training in the Love & Logic for Parents and Educators curriculum as well as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) method of therapy.  EMDR helps clients process traumatic life experiences and reintegrate them in an adaptive manner.  She currently supervises master’s-level clinicians who are in the process of gaining their social work licenses.

Joyce McLeod Henley, MSW, LCSW, CEAP, SAP

Joyce McLeod Henley received her Masters of Social Work from Washington University.  She has been a licensed social worker since 1988.  Other certifications include Certified Employee Assistance Professional and Substance Abuse Professional.  Her undergraduate degree from Washington University is in Spanish.  She speaks Spanish well, but not fluently.

She has expertise and experience with children, teens and adults.  She has worked with relationship and partner issues, coping with divorce, anger management, mood disorders, substance abuse, grief, co-dependency, and stress management.

Bonnie L. Hotz, M.Ed., LPC

Bonnie earned her master’s in education with an emphasis in counseling, from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She also has a master’s of art in teaching with an emphasis in social sciences from Webster University. Bonnie then received her license as a professional counselor. She currently works in the School Partnership Program in Franklin County as a clinical therapist assisting children and adolescents with issues concerning anxiety, depression, grief, behavioral concerns, and ADHD in the school setting. Bonnie also works in the Union CFS office seeing clients with the above mentioned issues as well as divorce and parenting issues. She has taught Love and Logic for Educators and continues to seek education in all areas of psychotherapy.

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