ICCF is a subsidiary of Mental Health America of Indiana (MHAI).

To learn more about MHAI and their other subsidiaries visit their website.

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ICCF is located on the lower level in the Mental Health America of Indiana building. We are located right on Delaware street and parking is FREE!


ICCF is seeking volunteers for committee work, clerical assistance, office cleaning,
and fundraising or special events.
If you are interested in volunteering,
please contact us 317-631-2000 x1001
or email



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ICCF's Open Art Studio seeks to develop and strengthen creative skills, promote relaxation, build self-esteem, build social skills, help to develop a sense of self, encourage
expression and stimulate the imagination.

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Our Mission is to support families by improving children’s mental wellness.

Our Vision is to promote healing and bring hope to the lives of children, adolescents and families affected by child abuse, children with social, emotional and behavioral needs, and life challenges.

Our Values are Advocacy, Commitment, Dignity, Diversity, Education, Integrity, Quality, Respect, Support, and Sustainability


Julie Bingham, MA, LMHC, Executive Director
Julie has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 2002 from Ball State University and her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Psychology also from Ball State University. With over 13 years experience Julie has extensive training in trauma therapy and provides trauma focused therapy and treatment for childhood abuse. Along with play therapy, behavior modification, individual, family and group therapy.


Heather A. Eberth-Teike, MSW, LCSW, Program Manager
Heather received a Masters of Social Work Degree from Indiana University and Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Indianapolis. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Heather is specially trained in the treatment of adult relationships, parent education and families. She brings valued experience in the areas of special needs, behaviorally disordered, and abused and neglected children, youth and adolescents.


Sandra W. French, MS, EdS, LMHC, NCC Associate and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from Purdue University and Masters of Science and Educational Specialist Degrees in Counseling from Indiana University.  Sandi has worked in the community mental health field, schools and private practice. Sandi specializes in play therapy, divorce recovery, and treatment of child abuse victims and their families.


Beth Goodrich, MS, MFT
Completed her Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Butler University and has worked with children of all ages and their families who have experienced abuse, neglect and domestic violence, since 1996.  Beth has also worked extensively with individuals, couples and groups with a variety of mental health needs. Additional specialties for Beth include divorce, grief and coping with serious medical illness.


Jill Anne Zimmer, MA, MFT, LMFT-A
Jill assists people of all ages who pursue healthy and fulfilling lives. She has the privilege of enriching the mental wellness and lives of children, adolescents and families and bringing hope to multi-stressed couples.

  Tina Williams, MA
Tina received her Master of Arts Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Saint Mary of the Woods College and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications from John Herron/IUPUI. Tina has art therapy experience with individuals with Alzheimer’s, veterans, refugees, children with epilepsy and families experiencing trauma. Tina continues to combine her knowledge, skills, and training to effectively provide empowerment and healing to diverse populations.

Alexandra Sites, BS, Program Coordinator
Alexandra Sites (Alli) is grateful to be back at ICCF with the opportunity to serve children and their families. Alli returned to the ICCF Administrative Team in 2016, after working as a Family Case Manager for the Department of Child Services. Alli obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from IUPUI and has worked in several roles for ICCF since 2012. Alli has customer service, accounts receivable, retail and restaurant management experience along with a grant development and grant management background from work for the State of Indiana and City of Indianapolis.


Eileen Call, MA
Eileen received her Master of Arts degree in Art Therapy/Counseling from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and has a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art from Indiana State University. Her graduate internship at ICCF provided experience working with trauma victims, along with a broad range of other behavioral issues. Eileen is now employed at ICCF as a Child and Family Therapist, providing therapy in the downtown office and at Susie’s Place Child Advocacy Center for children ages 3-18 that have experienced trauma. Eileen also has experience working with individuals suffering from eating disorders and Alzheimer's. Eileen likes to encourage personal growth as well as mental healing and believes that the healing process is enriched by learning to find meaningful insights through the artistic process.


Lauren Ward, Victim Intake Coordinator
Lauren Ward is a Victim Intake Coordinator for Indiana Center for Children and Families and is currently enrolled at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She is pursuing a degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a focus in Global Health and a minor in Philanthropic studies. She is expected to graduate in the fall of 2017 and plans to continue on in IUPUI’s MSW program. She has a background of working with a diverse population from various internships at Saving Orphans through Health Care and Outreach (SOHO) and a study abroad program with a focus on Health in the Kingdom of Swaziland and in South Africa. She hopes to further her experience with educating poverty stricken communities


Christina Shirrell, Victim Intake Coordinator
Christina Shirrell is a Victim Intake Coordinator for ICCF. She is currently attending IUPUI and will be graduating this summer with a bachelors in Liberal Arts with a minor in Communications. On March 1, 2018 she will begin graduate school at IUPUI pursuing a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Children & Families. She is pursuing therapy in hopes of becoming a future therapist. In her spare time she enjoys being with her husband and puppy. She is a HUGE Disney fan, her husband and her like to travel to Disney World once a year