Counseling Services


Champion Minds believes “everyone has a champion mind” when it comes to making real life change, healing trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders and recovery. We believe in a transformational approach helping our clients regardless of what the circumstances are. Trauma, anxiety, depression, addiction…..we meet you at the place where you are. Our team will work intently and purposefully with you to address problem areas while building your strengths for lasting, rapid, effective change. No matter what the issue is, where you are in life or what has happened to keep you from living the life you really want, we will move you forward


Champion Minds specializes in sports & performance

Competitive youth sports is an internationally growing industry, the mental and emotional demands our young athletes are experiencing are only beginning to gain the much needed attention of the public and athletic communities. Athletes mental health is the top priority in today’s competitive environments.

Issues such as identifying and treating athletic burnout, trauma, injury and depression, anxiety, effectively coaching today’s athletes, weight gain or loss, parent-athlete interaction are a few topics publicized by professional athletes raising awareness about their own struggles with mental health. We are the only agency in Oklahoma with years of specialized experience working with athletes, coaches and teams of all ages in focused areas of mental strength, resiliency, motivation, error recovery, focus, motivation, supportive team work, and strategy for the competitive edge. We have worked with hundreds of athletes, coaches, teams and trainers educating them about the most current challenges youth sports faces. We provide evidenced based techniques, along with top notch sport psychology methods based on the most current professional research.

Champion Minds Counseling is extremely convenient and easy to access with free parking. No big parking lots or hassles of big building or elevators and there are no wait times. We respect and value our clients time, you schedule an appointment and are seen at the time of your appointment. Our office is tucked in a private, quiet location and appointment are scheduled responsibly. Reach out today to get started on becoming a Champion Mind for change in our life by scheduling your first appointment.

“You are never beyond hope” Champion Minds Counseling understands the hardest part of reaching out for help is making the first appointment and walking through the door.

When you arrive at Champion Minds Counseling we will greet you with genuine concern. We are authentic in our treatment approach, working diligently in a collaborative effort to accomplish your goals. Champion Minds Counseling values you, we take our time with each client fully understanding, listening and engaging to assist you with all of your needs.

We want you to be successful Champion Minds Counselors do not trap clients in unnecessary long term treatments, we use the highest standards of treatment integrity. You will leave our office with skills that will empower you for life. 

How Do I Know If I Need Counseling?

When do I need a counselor?
Anytime you want an objective, supportive, dedicated, confidential professional who is trained and experienced in helping others with life challenges. It can be anything from a major life change or simply personal improvement and overall wellness. We have the professional experience to recognize when our clients need a professional who will listen and provide feedback when needed. We are always in collaboration with our clients, tracking and monitoring progress.
What is the most difficult part about scheduling that first appointment?
Most client’s say the most difficult part is recognizing and reaching out for help. It can be liberating to pick up the phone, schedule your first session and have someone who really cares on the other end of the line that wants to help you reach your goals.
How long will I need to be in counseling?
Here at Champion Minds we are focused on providing the most effective treatment within a reasonable time frame. We want you to be successful with reaching your full potential and get you back on track as quickly as possible. Our hope is that you will refer others based on your experience with us!

Dannielle Nokes, LCSW

Professional counselor

Dannielle is a native of California currently residing in Oklahoma. She has a MSW from the University of Oklahoma and a BA in Sociology from University of Central Oklahoma. She is currently attending GCU in a Sports & Peformance PhD program. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Her experience includes working with adults, families and youth. Dannielle is a Veteran and served 10 years as an officer in the United States Army.