Meet our Clinicians
Tim Bizelli M.S.E LPC
Tim Bizelli has an Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies from Urshan College, a Bachelor of Arts in Human Services from Missouri Baptist University, and a Master of Science in Counselor Education from Missouri Baptist University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri for 13 years and has met the requirement and is recognized as a Missouri State approved Counseling Supervisor. Tim has served professionally in community, mental health, and rehabilitation agencies since 2002. Tim has a strong passion to help facilitate change in the lives of individuals through strong counseling theory that is bible based.
Tim has completed over of 200 hours of post graduate CEU’s that focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger/Aggression Management, Dual Diagnosis, Domestic Violence and Suicide Prevention . Tim Bizelli Counseling LLC services are also featured in Psychology Today.
Since 2005 Tim Bizelli has conducted an estimated 10,600 counseling sessions and well over 6,500 group counseling sessions in the area of mental health over the years. Tim is the owner and executive clinical director of Tim Bizelli Counseling LLC.
Dr Paul Daniel Buford
Paul Daniel Buford has a Batchelor of Theology from Texas Bible College, a Master of Arts in Theology from the Graduate School of Concordia Seminary, a Master of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Regent University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Education and Supervision from Regent University.
Dr. Buford has served professionally in mental health agencies and private practice since 2011, and has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri since 2013.
He joined the Tim Bizelli Counseling LLC in February of 2023 and is thankful to be carrying out its passion for coming alongside people and helping them on their life journeys.
While Dr. Buford focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), he uses an eclectic mix of therapies to best meet his clients’ needs.
Joy Bland MA,PLPC
Before pursuing a degree in counseling, Joy was a middle school teacher for over 15 years. Meeting an individual’s needs in a more holistic manner was very important to her, so she pursued and earned a Master of Arts in School Counseling from Missouri Baptist University (2020) Her concentration was in Clinical Mental Health (CACREP).
Joy’s career in education allowed her many opportunities to work with individuals who were experiencing anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, anger, and grief. Joy’s focus has always been to help those around her feel heard, supported, and empowered. She has worked with students ranging from kindergarten through college age.
In her therapy, Joy often utilizes the methods of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT), and Solution Focus Brief (SFBT). But she can be eclectic in her approach. She works hard to adapt her style and strategies to accommodate the personal needs of the individual and/or group.
Joy Bland PLPC is supervised by Tim Bizelli LPC license # 2005038700.
Shehnaaz Danak, MSW, LCSW
Specializations: Trauma/PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse,
Treatment Modalities: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET), Tru Thought therapy.
Certification and Training: DBT; EMDR Level 1 & 2, PET
Accepted Insurance Plans: Cigna, United Health Care, UMR, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am privileged to work with individuals, couples, families and groups in mental health/substance abuse inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. I am humbled by the trust people place in me in their journey to heal, grow and transform their lives.
Shehnaaz has served as clinical director of social work in hospitals across the country. Shehnaaz has also served as professor and field director for St. Louis University and Washington University. Shehnaaz joined Tim Bizelli Counseling LLC during the summer of 2023 and will be giving direct care to variety of clients with in the practice.
Languages: English, Hindi
Shehnaaz Danak, MSW, LCSW is supervised by Tim Bizelli LPC license # 2005038700.
Dr. Chris Miller LPC
Dr. Chris Miller LPC
Dr. Chris Miller has been a counselor in the community setting for 21 years. Chris holds the following degrees. PhD Cultural Studies, Certificate of Advanced Studies, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, Masters Degree in Counseling and Human Development. Chris has taught and lectured on the graduate and postgraduate levels. Chris is very pleased to offer an ethical approach to counseling with the best intent at all times. Chris believes in the power of language to help us create and recreate our narratives in such a way that life is most satisfying. Chris works with a range of adults and considers you as the most important person who really knows your life. Chris will be helping adults in the Tim Bizelli LLC practice hoping for the opportunity to help you change and craft your own life and narrative.
Dr. Chris Miller LPC is supervised by Tim Bizelli LPC license # 2005038700.
Kevin Raposo CIT
Kevin’s holistic approach to counseling draws from a diverse background of therapeutic approaches particularly client centered and cognitive behavioral, while keeping careful consideration of an individuals physical and overall spiritual needs.
Kevin received his Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies with Urshan College and a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health and Counseling from Missouri Baptist University.