Adam Fellows, Psy.D – Dr. Adam Fellows is a Clinical Psychologist who grew up in Nevada, Missouri. He completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Pittsburg State University (2003). In 2005 he earned his M.A. and in 2007 his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Neuropsychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. En route to his doctorate, his internship year was spent serving underserved populations in his hometown of Nevada, Missouri. After his Psy.D. was awarded he remained in Nevada, Missouri working for an outpatient mental health group before moving to the Lee’s Summit community in 2009.
Originally studying neuropsychology and specializing in psychological testing Dr. Fellows’ passion has now shifted to health psychology. His background in neuropsychology and understanding of how the brain communicates with other organs of the body originally attracted him to this field making for a smooth transition. Utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapeutic techniques he seeks to offer a higher standard of care to his patients.
Dr. Fellows is currently developing a program to assist overweight individuals lose weight and make long-term lifestyle changes. During his graduate studies his dissertation, Muscle Dysmorphia: Gender Differences Among Male and Female Fitness Club Members (2006) focused on identifying contributing factors that lead to body image problems. He currently utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy to help individuals identify sabotaging thoughts and overcome cognitive barriers that prevent them from meeting their weight loss goals. Through his commitment to wellness and emphasis on balance he works with his patients to establish an effective treatment plan and promotes mind-body growth in everyone he works with.
Tiffany Fellows, Psy.D – Dr. Tiffany Fellows is a Licensed Psychologist who received her doctorate degree from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology. Before attending Forest Institute she earned her bachelors degree in psychology from Pittsburg State University. During her graduate studies she specialized in holistic approaches to pain management utilizing cognitive therapy in collaboration with other health care providers.
Dr. Fellows has specific interests in adolescent and women’s issues and is focused on treating individuals with depression and anxiety. She also has interests in working with individuals who experience chronic pain and have mental health symptoms associated with their pain.
Dr. Fellows’ mission is to provide exceptional treatment to her patients through her commitment to mind-body health. She views the patient to be a unique and whole individual and treats them as such. She always strives to provide excellent care as well as encourage the patient to understand his/her role in their health and well-being.
Scott Symes, Psy.D – Dr. Scott Symes is a Licensed Psychologist who completed his doctoral work at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (2002). He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri Southern State University (1996). Throughout Dr. Symes’ training he has been keenly interested in the effect the mind has on the body. His dissertation reflected this interest and is titled, “A Therapeutic Guide For Teaching Self-Hypnosis Techniques To Individuals Suffering From Chronic Pain”.
Dr. Symes was given the opportunity to structure his internship around his philosophy while interning at UMKC Counseling, Health and Testing Center. He did rotations at the Bloch Cancer Support Center working with individuals who suffer from cancer pain. He also worked at the dental college seeing patients with Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD), and worked with medical students on stress management training during their board exams.
Dr. Symes is certified in Cognitive Therapy, which is the most researched and efficacious form of therapy. He has also been certified in PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program). This technique is used to improve communication, problem solving skills, and improve the overall functioning of any sort of relationship. He is using his knowledge of mind-body techniques and cognitive therapy to develop programs to teach others how to live balanced lives. His main interest areas are all forms of anxiety and depression. Dr. Symes strives to establish a collaborative, working relationship with every individual he sees at Rejuvenate.
Katy Roberts, M.S. – Katy Roberts is a Licensed Psychologist who received her Masters Degree from Avila University in Psychology: Mental Health Services. She has worked as an outpatient psychotherapist for a local Community Mental Health Center serving adults, children, adolescents and families. Licensed since 1990 as a Psychologist, Katy has continued providing quality psychotherapy services to people ofLee’s Summit,Independence, and surrounding areas.
Katy has experience in helping people get relief from various forms of anxiety and depression. She enjoys working with adolescent and young adult women, supporting and sharing in their search to overcome challenges, become independent and full functioning. Katy has special interest in working with couples to redefine their conflicts as attempted solutions that no longer work. She helps couples to rebuild the foundation for new communications and find adjustments that will work toward a renewed relationship.
Katy strives to help others develop their own skills to better manage problems, repair damaged relationships, and seek what joy life has to offer. Those skills are based in a strong foundation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She enjoys the challenge of applying the universal concepts of cognitive therapy tailored to meet an individual’s unique needs. Katy’s experience in psychotherapy has led to an increasing appreciation for the importance of the mind-body connection to our well-being and happiness. She is especially aware of the challenges faced when one has experienced a disconnect between mind and body. Katy is excited to be a part of a Wellness Center that strives to serve people in all realms, holistically.
Joe Symes, D.C. – Dr. Joe Symes (pronounced Sims) is a chiropractic physician who focuses on naturally restoring the health of the body by creating balance in the spine and nervous system. He educates the community on the importance of a wellness lifestyle which includes proper diet and exercise, a healthy mental state, as well as a balanced nervous system.
Dr. Symes’ mission is to educate and empower as many people as possible to experience their optimal health potential. He speaks regularly to local schools, businesses and organizations on health, wellness and safety topics.
Dr. Symes received his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Prior to his studies at CCC-KC, he was a student, athlete and member of Honors College at Pittsburg State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He was also a member of the Gorilla’s Basketball team. Following graduation, Dr. Symes worked in a thriving, state-of-the-art, multi-doctor clinic in Overland Park, Kansas. He gained invaluable experience and built a large and loyal patient base while helping many individuals in their pursuit of their health goals. Dr. Symes was raised in Nevada, Missouri.
Dr. Symes has studied numerous safe and effective chiropractic adjusting and treatment techniques. These techniques allow him to serve people of all ages with a variety of conditions. He is passionate about his commitment to daily health and to provide patients with the most effective means of natural healing.
Dr. Mary Surridge is a Chiropractic Physician who believes that health is more than a gift, it’s a choice. The notion that living with constant pain, fatigue, discomfort or chronic disease as a part of normal life, is simply a misunderstanding. Chiropractic care is an excellent first step towards a life of maximal health.
Dr. Surridge practices a variety of treatments including, manipulation (adjustments), soft tissue modalities, exercise therapies and nutritional consultations. Dr. Surridge treats all pain patterns with a thorough clinical chiropractic approach; whether an auto or work accident, sports or activity generated issue, or simple every day complaints. Dr. Surridge fosters a team approach to healthcare with her patients, giving individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans while educating them on the importance of active care.
Dr. Surridge was born in Mayfield, Pennsylvania, living there until the age of eighteen, at which point, she joined the United States Army, and completed her active duty tour. Dr. Surridge obtained her Associate in Applied Art/Massage Therapy (2005) at High Tech Institute in Kansas City, Missouri; her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare at the University of Phoenix (2007) in Kansas City, MO; and her Doctorate of Chiropractic at Cleveland Chiropractic College (2011), in Overland Park, KS.
Dr. Surridge currently resides in the Kansas City area with her daughter, Caydenz, and their Boxer named Sire. They enjoy quality time together, watching movies, and staying active.
Liz Harmon is a Missouri State Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from Wellspring School of Allied Health in Kansas City, Missouri in 2011. She is a member of the American Massage Therapist Association and is a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician. Before Liz pursued her career in massage therapy she honorably served with the U.S. Army in Fort Gordon, Georgia for six years and one year as a military contractor in Afghanistan.
Liz has training in all of the services offered and can integrate each modality in one session based on individual needs and desires. She is a firm believer in the holistic approach to healing the mind and body and sees massage as more than a luxury; it enhances and heals your life both mentally and physically without the use of pharmaceuticals. Liz’s mission is to help clients feel comfortable and safe through a therapeutic touch that will leave them feeling relieved and renewed.
Angie Hollins is a licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Missouri. She is a 2011 graduate of Missouri College, located in Brentwood. She is a current member of the American Massage Therapist Association, who also honorably served with the Air Force for twenty one years before seeking a career in Massage Therapy. Angie is trained in all the modalities that are offered and is a firm believer in natural healing. As a sufferer of chronic pain, Angie realized the importance of massage. She loves helping people and wants to relieve others of their pain through massage. With a background as an aerobics instructor and a surgery technician she has much to offer as a Massage Therapist. Angie is dedicated to helping her clients feel better by minimizing or eliminating pain.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Steven Nimrod completed his undergraduate work in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology at Tarkio University in Tarkio Missouri. In 1993, he completed the master’s program at the University of Kansas, with a M.S.Ed. in counseling psychology. While in the counseling psychology program, in 1992, he received training through an internship at The Kansas Rehabilitation Hospital in Topeka Kansas.
With 20 years plus experience Mr. Nimrod has provided mental health counseling in a variety of settings including inpatient, partial hospitalization, nursing home, in home and private practice. His counseling approach is a holistic one, focused on mind, body, and spirit toward the goal of improved psychological health and overall well-being. Mr. Nimrod utilizes theory and techniques derived from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Health Psychology, and Sport Psychology.