Counseling Services

Internship Staff

Natalie Cumberlander, Ph.D., HSPP

- Indiana University, Counseling Psychology, 2000
- Charis Center for Eating Disorders, Staff Psychologist

Natalie works from an integrative framework with an emphasis on interpersonal and CBT approaches to treatment.  Her clinical interest areas include the use of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in the treatment of eating disorders, as well as the impact of culture and ethnicity in eating disorders treatment.  She enjoys and is very interested in supervision of students and new professionals.  Outside the office, Natalie enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Michael Gray, Ph.D., HSPP

- Miami University, Clinical Psychology, 2010
- Aspire Indiana, Director of Training, Clinical Supervision and Outreach

Mike works from an integrative perspective, drawing on person-centered, gestalt, and cognitive-behavioral models in his approach to treatment. He is interested in training, consultation, and the continuous quality improvement of mental health systems. His latest clinical interests include trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, and the treatment of anxiety disorders. Prior to joining the staff at Aspire Indiana, Inc. in July 2011, Mike spent four years providing forensic mental health services for the Indiana Department of Correction. Outside of the office, Mike enjoys running, softball, movies, and music/concerts.

Steve Hines, Psy.D., HSPP

- University of Indianapolis, Clinical Psychology, 2010
- Butler University Counseling and Consultation Services, Staff Psychologist/ Outreach Coordinator

Steve earned his Bachelor's degree in psychology from South Dakota State University and his Master's and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology at the University of Indianapolis. He completed his APA-accredited internship at Virginia Tech's Cook Counseling Center. Prior to joining CCS, Steve was a Staff Therapist at Virginia Tech for one year and served two years as the Group Coordinator for Purdue University Counseling and Psychological Services. His clinical interests include campus outreach and consultation, group therapy, couples therapy, anxiety and mood disorders, relationship difficulties, supervision and training, multicultural issues, trauma and recovery, crisis intervention, and GLBTQ issues.

Christine M. Liedtke, Psy.D., HSPP

-American School of Professional Psychology/Washington DC, 2009
-Aspire Indiana, Outpatient Psychologist

Christine works from an integrative perspective, drawing on person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic models. Her clinical interests include child, adolescent, and family therapy, severe behavior disorders, parenting skills, and the use of dialectical behavior therapy with teens. She enjoys supervising students and new professionals. Prior to joining Aspire Indiana in August 2012, Christine spent three years providing mental health services in the private practice setting. She also worked within residential, forensic, and long-term inpatient settings. Outside of the office, Christine enjoys spending time outdoors with her partner and three dogs.


Keith Magnus, Ph.D., HSPP

- University of Rochester, Clinical Psychology, 1996
- Butler University Counseling and Consultation Services, Director/Director of Training

Keith works from a psychodynamic perspective, integrating self psychology, object relations, attachment, and systems theories in his approach to treatment. He is interested in mentoring, supervision, and professional development. His clinical areas of interest include couples therapy and trauma recovery.  Outside of the office, he enjoys engaging in just about any sport (especially volleyball) when he is not spending time with his partner and three children.

Shana Markle, Ph.D., HSPP

- Ball State University, Counseling Psychology, 2008
- Butler University Counseling and Consultation Services, Associate Director, Practicum Coordinator

Shana received a Bachelor's degree in psychology and a Master's degree in community mental health counseling from Ball State University.  She later returned to Ball State University where she earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology.  Shana completed her APA-accredited internship at Butler University/BehaviorCorp (now Aspire Indiana) Consortium.  Prior to her employment at Counseling and Consultation Services, Shana was a staff psychologist at Ball State University for two years, and she has significant experience working in the community mental health setting.   Shana enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her family.  She enjoys working with all college students but is especially interested in grief work, relationship concerns, family-of-origin problems, depression, and suicide prevention.

Valerie Weesner, Ph.D., HSPP

- State University of New York, Clinical Psychology, 1993
- Charis Center for Eating Disorders, Clinical Director, Family Therapist

Valerie joined the Charis Center staff in 2009 on a part-time basis while continuing to maintain a private practice.  As of July 2012, Valerie will be the clinical director of Charis Center.  At Charis Center, she works primarily with families and co-facilitates the adolescent/parent DBT, adult DBT, and adult process and mindful eating groups.  She is currently working on a series of patient/family-friendly treatment guidebooks for new patients and their families.  Outside of the office she is busy with her partner and two teenage daughters.