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Outpatient Mental Health Staff & Areas of Expertise

Meet Our Staff

Bethany Beal, LSCSW, has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. She previously worked in the child welfare system as a foster care social worker. She has provided services to individuals who have experienced trauma, parent-child relationship problems, parenting struggles, self-esteem issues, anxiety, depression and impulse-control disorders. Bethany’s therapy practice is built on the belief that her clients have the ability to develop the skills necessary to reach their goals. She believes in providing a safe and supportive atmosphere for her clients to help achieve these goals. Bethany is a licensed master social worker who earned her degree from Wichita State University and KCSL's Outpatient Mental Health Program Manager.

Lura Borsdorf, LSCSW, RPT-S, has been involved in child welfare for more than 20 years and has over 18 years of experience providing therapy. Currently, she is working toward certification with the Child Trauma Academy and training her golden retriever, Edie Anne, to become a therapy dog. Lura provides numerous training sessions for Head Start, Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, universities and other area agencies. She loves to share and teach early childhood consultation methods with an emphasis on collaborative learning. She also enjoys painting, gardening, reading, traveling with her husband and playing with her 10 grandchildren. Lura’s area of focus is children up to the age of 5-years-old and their caregivers. Lura is a licensed specialist clinical social worker, registered play therapy supervisor and KCSL's Clinical Supervisor.

Gina Sucher, LMSW, is a clinical school therapist at KCSL and has experience working with children, adults and families. She also has experience writing adoption home studies. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and reading. Gina is a licensed master social worker who earned her degree from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida.

James Wiggins, LMSW, is a clinical school therapist at KCSL. He has 10 years of experience within non-profit organizations and completed a psychology degree at The University of Kansas in 2007 before earning his master’s. In his free time James enjoys playing tennis and cycling. James is a licensed master social worker who earned his degree from Washburn University.


Outpatient Mental Health clinical staff are highly credentialed and licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Our areas of expertise and specialized study include:
  • Play therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Individual psychotherapy
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