Staff

Theresa Grass, LMLP, LMAC (Director)
Licensed Masters Level Psychologist & Licensed Master Addictions Counselor

Theresa has a diverse background in social services, working in foster care, community mental health, and government social services. She completed her Masters in Counseling Psychology at the University of Saint Mary as well as a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Theresa is a Licensed Master Level Psychologist and Licensed Master Addictions Counselor. She has training and experience working with children, adolescents, and adults from diverse populations. Theresa has worked with severely and persistently mentally ill individuals as well as those with severe emotional disorders through individual and group therapies. She utilizes a strengths-based, holistic approach combining strategies founded in cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and solution focused therapy.


Elmer Fangman, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Elmer has been working as a licensed professional counselor at AFCC since his retirement from Benedictine College in 2000, where he was Dean of Students. He got his masters degree in counseling and guidance at the University of Kansas and did post-master’s work at MU. He has had 30 years experience working with college students and 8 years working with junior high and high school students.

His hobbies are sports and playing with his grandchildren. Elmer comes highly qualified also, since he and his wife Ann (now deceased) raised 9 children!


Jennifer Cavin, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Jennifer is a National Board Certified Counselor who provides therapeutic services to couples, families, individuals, and children from all walks of life. Jennifer graduated from Washburn University in Topeka, KS with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree from MidAmerica Nazarene University with a focus in Marriage, Couples, and Family. In her spare time she enjoys getting together with friends, a good cup of coffee, and a good book.


Tracy Kanning
Office Manager

Tracy is office manager, answering the phone, greeting clients and assisting in administrative office duties. Tracy and her husband, David, along with their son and his family, farm in the Lancaster community. Distance running and spending time with her grandchildren occupies any spare time.


Chris Wilson
Billing Specialist

Chris is our part-time Clerical Assistant and Insurance clerk. She answers the phone, greets clients, and processes all our insurance claims. Before coming to AFCC, Chris worked at Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas as secretary for the Math and Science Department for 18+ years. For the last ten years, she also taught Developmental Math at the college.

Chris has four grown daughters and lives in Kansas City, Kansas with her husband.