Phone 520.981.4547

Fax 520.742.4255

Address: Aspire Counseling Solutions

                 7382 N. La Cholla Blvd

                 Tucson, AZ 85741


© 2017 by Deb Hayes PhD, LPC, LISAC, HHP, PLLC for Aspire Counseling Solutions


Meet The Team

Frank Vargas MSW, LCSW is a native to Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona with a masters in counseling. He is bi-lingual and speaks fluent Spanish. He has thirty plus years of experience working with families, couples, adults, adolescents and children over 8 years of age, in a variety of treatment settings.


Frank utilizes a variety of treatment modalities to address his client's needs, including Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, Solution Focused, Motivational Interviewing and Brief Therapy. Frank accepts numerous insurance plans but particularly works with those clients who have AHCCCS and Medicare plans. You may call Frank for a brief consultation to see whether he can assist your counseling needs and expectations.

Rita Weatherholt, MS, LAC, NCC, brings a lifetime of real-world experience to her work as a counselor.  With career paths spanning 30 years in advertising, communications, and non-profit management, Rita understands the importance of authenticity and presence in every human interaction.  Rita comes to counseling with a strong belief that each individual possesses an inherent understanding of their own situation, their own strengths, and therefore, their own best solution to whatever life presents.


She meets each client where they are, integrating a variety of techniques and modalities, including person-centered approaches, yoga-informed mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), choice theory, and family systems-informed work.  She honors her partnership with each client, providing a space for self-empowerment. Rita is a master level therapist who is working on licensure. Rita sees clients who need general mental health counseling, relationship and marriage counseling, family counseling, adolescents and children, and court ordered populations.


Lorel Humburg MSW, LCSW

Lorel Humburg MSW, LCSW has recently joined Aspire Counseling Solutions from South Carolina where she has over 25 years experience as licensed clinical social worker. She is bilingual and speaks French and Spanish. Her experiences include individual and group work, in addition to therapeutic forms of body work. She accepts most major insurance plans and works Monday through Thursdays.


Lorel provides individual and family therapy by integrating a variety of techniques and modalities, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnosis, Family Systems Therapy and Mindfulness-based techniques. She sees clients who need general mental health counseling, relationship and marriage counseling, family counseling, and counseling for adolescents and children approximately 10 years and older.

Deb Hayes PhD, LPC, LISAC, HHP, PLLC brings real-life experiences as a doctoral level psychotherapist licensed in counseling and substance abuse, with certification as a holistic health practitioner. As a holistic health practitioner she offers natural, alternative solutions for many health issues related to nutritional and lifestyle issues, chronic illness and/or pain, as well as those associated with certain stress-related disorders, depression and anxiety. Dr. Hayes sees adults, adolescents, older children and families, and couples. 


Dr. Hayes offers a variety of treatment modalities such as Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Energy Psychology (Holistic Mind/Body Work), Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Adlerian, Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT),  various Family Systems therapies, Psychodynamic, Person-Centered, Faith-based therapies, exposure therapies (ERP), mindfulness-based therapies, Dialectical Behavioral therapy (DBT-individual only), Reality/Choice Therapy, Gestalt, existential therapies, Motivational Interviewing(MI) and integrative/holistic therapies. Her 30 plus years of experience in helping others not only provides a counseling framework in which to be more effective with your concerns, but to be efficient with your time and resources.

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