Dr. Joe Hulgus is a licensed psychologist in Springfield, Missouri. Dr. Hulgus has over 30 years of clinical experience and specializes in trauma recovery (through the use of EMDR), and family therapy. Dr. Hulgus also teaches full-time at Missouri State University in their CACREP-approved counselling programs. Dr. Hulgus may be reached at (417) 827-1557.
Alynn Schmitt McManus, M.S.W. is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR therapist with over 30 years of direct clinical practice experience, 25 being in private practice as an adult trauma specialist. Graduating from the Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis in 1984, Alynn was trained in EMDR in 1998 and certified in 2010. In addition to being in the full time private practice of psychotherapy, Alynn is the Co-Coordinator of the Greater St. Louis EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program Trauma Recovery Network (TRN) which assists and provides EMDR assistance to the greater St. Louis area in times of community crisis. Alynn is also on staff as an EMDR psychotherapist volunteer to Warrior Camp, serving first responders, veterans and active duty military personnel, as well as a volunteer EMDR psychotherapist with the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s PCIS Program, 3-day intensively focused therapeutic seminar to assist law enforcement personnel suffering from traumatic stress following their involvement in highly critical incidents. Alynn has extensive experience working with adult clients and treating all forms of trauma and the symptoms of PTSD, with expertise in populations of First Responder trauma.