Staff & Board
Nicole Zook, M.A., LCPC, NCMHC
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.
Rachel Ineichen, M.S. Ed., QMHP
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
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., LPC, NCC
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.
Eric West, B.A.
Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Coordinator
Eric West received his B.A. in Sociology from Eastern Illinois University in 1994. He also earned an Aspiring Leader certificate from St. Ambrose in 2014. Upon graduation he worked in Peoria in the foster care program for approximately 12 years. He moved to the Quad Cities in 2006 to work for the City of Davenport and for Scott County at the Juvenile Detention Center for 15 years. Eric is passionate about our community – he coaches basketball at Rock Island High School, does volunteer work through the Salvation Army, and is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated which does charitable work throughout the region. Eric has worked with children, adolescents, and families for over 20 years and enjoys working with individuals, at risk youth and families, and young people working to keep themselves out of the legal system – he says, "I take pride in being that agent for change families and individuals can depend on when times get tough."
Jill Hayden, M.S. Ed., QMHP, NCC
Jill graduated from Truman State University with a Bachelor's in Psychology. She earned her Master of Science in Education - Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Western Illinois University. Prior to becoming a counselor, Jill worked as a summer camp counselor serving children ages 5-18, as a preschool teacher assistant, and as a student worker in the student services department at WIU-QC. Her areas of special interest include working with children, adolescents, families, anxiety, depression, grief, play therapy, incorporating art into counseling, and group counseling.
Michelle Bruty, M.A., NBC Certified
Family Therapist, Eagle Ridge School
Michelle graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master's Degree in Counseling. She served as a school counselor for the Bettendorf Schools for 28 years. Additionally, she served as a counselor for the Kewanee School District during the 2022-2023 school year. During that time Michelle both pursued and taught post-graduate education, and earned many professional achievements, including being honored with counseling and teaching awards at the school, local, state, and national levels – she was named Iowa School Counseling Association's Middle School Counselor of the Year in 2012-2013 and was a finalist for the American School Counselor Association Counselor of the Year in 2013-2014. Michelle loves kids of all ages and has many years of individual and group counseling experience. She also enjoys working with families and providing counseling support in both the home and school environment.
Board of Directors
Board Chairman: Trevor Fisk
Moline Police Department, Retired
Secretary/Treasurer: Paul Schmitt
Vice President & Trust Officer at Quad City Bank & Trust
William Burrus, Ph.D.
School Principal, Retired
Group Engineering Manager, John Deere
Global Privacy Lead, Deere & Company
Carl Johnson, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Colona School District
Business Executive, Retired
Rock Island County Board Representative
Attorney, Deere & Company