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Behavior Health Specialists

Rozalind Bell

 

Rozalind's passion and dedication are working with children and families.   She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Western Kentucky University (WKU) and also completed her Master of Arts Degree in Mental Health Counseling at WKU. 
In 2006, Rozalind started working at Family Works Therapy as a Child and Family Therapist.  She enjoys working with children who have emotional and/or behavioral disorders.  She taught at Western Kentucky University through its Interdisciplinary Studies Program.  Rozalind continues to work for KY Steps as a Positive Behavior Support Specialist as well as their Quality Assurance Administrator.  Rozalind works in the areas of self-esteem, bullying, defiance, anger management, and self-control issues.  She currently works in Allen, Barren, Simpson, and Warren Counties.
She also serves on various boards in the community such as the Boys and Girls Club, American Counseling Association, Kentucky Counseling Association, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Project Vision Scholar Recipient, and The Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.  In her free time,
Rozalind likes to travel, craft on Pinterest, attempt to sew, shop, and go to the gym.  She is also very family-oriented and enjoys her time with her husband and their three children. 

Dennie Morrison
 
Dennie is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and has been working in the helping field for approximately 15 years.  He is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College with a bachelor's degree in Human Services and Youth Development and a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling with coursework in Marriage and Family Counseling.  He is approved to supervise LPCA Counselors. He has worked in a variety of behavioral health settings in the past 15 years including group homes, psychiatric treatment facilities, foster care, juvenile justice, Impact Plus Services, and Michelle P. Waiver. Dennie enjoys playing sports and recreational games. He enjoys working with kids, and he takes pride in helping others in need.

 

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Bradley Young

Bradley has a Bachelor's degree in Social Studies Education and a Masters degree in Exceptional Education - Learning and Behavioral Disorders, both from Western Kentucky University.  He works with participants on the Michelle P Waiver.  Bradley greatly enjoys helping others reach their potential, as well as helping them utilize their strengths and talents. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. 

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Mizpah Achampong

 

 Mizpah Achampong joins us as the KYSTEPS Director of Programs. Mizpah obtained her education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She brings with her experience of working with families who love and care for children and young adults with various disabilities. As a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, she has spent several years assessing and identifying exceptional students as well as providing consultations to teachers and parents and direct research-based interventions for students who struggle academically, socially, emotionally, and/or behaviorally. Mizpah enjoys assisting individuals to obtain the services needed to help them grow and live to their fullest potential. In her free time, Mizpah enjoys volunteering, making music, traveling, doing crafty things, and spending time with loved ones. 

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Paige Coleman

Hello! My name is Paige Coleman, and I received my Master's in Social Work from Western Kentucky University and received the Outstanding Student Award in the MSW program in 2022. I am a Certified Social Worker (CSW) and mental health professional who predominantly works with refugees who experienced torture and/or trauma. I also work with many clients with intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD) and provide client-centered approaches to empower the clients I work with. Before working at KY STEPS, I worked with children in crisis, children in therapeutic foster care, and with people experiencing homelessness. While under supervision of a LCSW, I can work with anyone with guidance from my experienced supervisor. I am certified in teaching Attachment Vitamins, which is a culturally-based parenting course and am a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). I am on track to becoming EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) certified in January 2024 through the EMDR institute. I am also the former project coordinator of the Red Cross grant which aimed to help people impacted by tornadoes in Western Kentucky during the time of the grant.

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Shane Lyles

Graduated from WKU in 2013 with Bachlor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in social behaviors. Graduated in 2016 from Lindsey Wilson with Master’s in Professional Counseling. I have provided positive behavior supports for individuals with mental, intellectual and developmental disabilities since 2017. My hobbies include spending time with family, going to church and spending time outdoors.

Garrett Stone

 

Garrett Stone is a certified exceptional education teacher for the Bowling Green Independent School
District. Garrett obtained his undergraduate degree in special education from Western Kentucky
University and graduated in the spring of 2012. He is certified in both LBD and MSD. Garrett spent 5
years as the MSD (Moderate to Severe Disabilities) teacher at Bowling Green High School from 2012-
2017. In the last 3 years, Garrett has been the head of educational services for BGISD at the Warren
County Regional Juvenile Detention Center. He also serves as the special education representative for
the district at this facility. Garrett also obtained a Master's of Education in professional leadership from
the University of the Cumberlands and just recently completed his Rank 1 in administration from WKU.

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D.G. Sherrill

D.G. has 32 years of experience working in education with 23 of those years in the Exceptional Education
classroom. D.G. is a 1991 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Sociology, in 1997 he earned his first Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with K-12 Licensure
in Exceptional Education from Austin Peay State University. D.G. earned his second Master’s Degree in
2007 through Western Kentucky University in K-12 School Administration. D.G. enjoys helping others
work to reach their potential, working through challenges and removing barriers.

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Martha Musalia

 

Dr. Martha Musalia is a dedicated professional with a rich background in higher education and social
work, holding a Ph.D. in African Gender History and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.
Demonstrating a commitment to academic excellence, Martha Musalia has a passion for making a
positive impact on individuals and communities.
Before embarking on her master's degree in social work, Dr. Musalia gained valuable experience in
academic settings. Motivated by a desire to directly impact people's lives, she transitioned into social
work.
Since 2018, Dr. Musalia has served as a mental health therapist, deeply involved in working with refugee
populations. This showcases her profound dedication to supporting those in vulnerable situations.
Additionally, she has focused on empowering individuals with Intellectual and Developmental
Disabilities (IDD), demonstrating versatility in addressing diverse needs.
Specializing in working with young adults, women, men, and seniors, Dr. Musalia approaches social work
with a holistic perspective. Grounded in strength and empowerment models, she is committed to helping
entire families thrive across different life cycles.
Dr. Musalia's philosophy centers around developing the whole person, recognizing the interconnectedness
of various aspects of an individual’s life. With a specialization in trauma-informed social work, she is
well-equipped to work with individuals facing challenges of trauma, anxiety, and depression.
Passionate about creating a positive impact and fostering resilience, Dr. Musalia desires to contribute to
the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through a compassionate and informed approach
to social work.

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