Staff & Board

Nicole Zook, M.A., LCPC, NCMHC
Executive Director Nicole Zook, MA., LPC

Nicole Zook received her B.A. in Psychology from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN in 2006. Upon graduation she enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, leaving as a sergeant in 2010 after deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan where she earned multiple personal awards. After receiving an honorable discharge, she earned her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Governors State University and serves on the board of directors for the Schultz Foundation for Advancing Counseling. Nicole has worked with children, adolescents, and families for over a decade and enjoys working with individuals, couples, families, and groups struggling with adjustment and mood disorders, anxiety, depression, grief, parenting, veterans’ issues, and behavioral or academic difficulties.


Breann Hirst, LISW
Family Therapist

Breann Hirst, LMSW

Breann (Bre) earned her Master of Social Work from St. Ambrose University and is a licensed social worker at the master’s level.  Bre’s primary experience and practice setting is providing services within an elementary school-based setting.  Bre forms partnerships with clients, parents, school, and community partners to provide holistic support.  Bre primarily uses a strengths-based, empowerment, and client-centered approach to cultivate a sense of felt safety, connection, and co-regulation for counseling and interdisciplinary consultation.  Bre is best suited to support growth through body regulation, developmental and sensory processing, feeling expression, and emotional intelligence.  Specific trainings include Rational Living Therapy- Level 1, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and play therapy techniques.  Bre is continuously engaged in learning opportunities to provide authentic client-centered services to best support the unique needs of each client.


Rachel Ineichen, M.S. Ed., LMHP
Family Therapist

Rachel Ineichen, M.S. Ed.

Rachel graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Communication. She also earned her Master of Science in Education- Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Illinois University. Prior to becoming a counselor, she worked for three years as a teacher’s assistant in daycare and summer camp for children ages 15 months to 12 years. Her areas of special interest include working with children and their families, adolescent issues, behavioral and adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, play therapy techniques, and group counseling.


April Schroeder, M.S. Ed., LPC, NCC
Family Therapist

April Schroeder, M.S. Ed.

April graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She earned her Master of Science in Education- Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Illinois University. April has worked with children, adolescents, and families for the past 5 years. She enjoys working with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, and childhood/adolescent disorders. Her areas of special interest are play therapy, trauma informed care, grief and loss therapy, sexual assault counseling, crisis intervention, and group therapy.


David Beebe, M.S. Ed., QMHP, NCC
Family Therapist

David Beebe, M.S. Ed.

David earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication at Western Illinois University in 2017. He earned his Master of Science in Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Illinois University in 2022. Prior to becoming a Family Therapist at YSB, David has over 12 years of experience working with the older adult population as well as providing support for caregivers of aging loved ones and grandparents raising grandchildren. He is also passionate about providing accessible mental health services to all populations that are marginalized, stigmatized, or underserved. David’s main therapeutic approaches in counseling are Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. He enjoys working with clients grappling with anxiety, ADHD, and depression, as well as issues related to navigating changes, difficult home/school/work environments, or families of origin. Additionally, David enjoys working with individuals looking to incorporate faith-based perspectives within the counseling process.




Cara Marske
Office Administrator

Bobbie Fox






Board of Directors

Board Chairman: Trevor Fisk
Moline Police Department, Retired

Vice Chair: Juliann Shike
Marketing Executive, Retired

Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Schmitt
Vice President & Trust Officer at Quad City Bank & Trust

William Burrus, Ph.D.
School Principal, Retired

Josh Edgin
Group Engineering Manager, John Deere

Zoran Grabovac
Global Privacy Lead, Deere & Company

Carl Johnson, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Colona School District

Kevin Rafferty
Business Owner

Ron Snyder
Business Executive, Retired

Edna Sowards
Rock Island County Board Representative

Kelly VanVeldHuisen
Attorney, Deere & Company