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OUR STAFF

Our experienced, licensed and license eligible staff are skilled in working with individuals, families and children in many areas, including:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Anger Management

  • Grief/loss

  • Divorce or family crisis

  • Suicidal talk or behavior

  • History of Abuse or Neglect

  • Self Esteem Issues

  • Adoption Issues

  • Family Deaths

  • Behavior Management

  • Foster Care Placement

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Conley Tunnell, President/CEO

Conley has been active in Oklahoma children's services for over 30 years. He has served as the Oklahoma State Department of Human Services Assistant Director and the Division Director for Children and Families, as well as the Director of Residential Treatment for Dillon Youth Services. He has twice served as a Commissioner for the Oklahoma Commission for Children and Youth.

 

Additionally, Conley served as a Trainer for the National InterAgency Counterdrug Institute, training community teams, DEA, FBI, and ATF agents on Drug Demand Reduction, both in North America and South America. He has been a faculty member of the National Juvenile and Family Court Judges Association and keynote speaker for the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs and a trainer for Child Welfare League of America.

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David Peters, LCSW,
CFO

David has over 35 years of clinical experience in both mental health and substance abuse treatment. His focus has primarily been working with children and families. 

His experiences include adolescent inpatient treatment at Hillcrest Medical Center, serving as Director of Treatment for Eagle Ridge Institute statewide, developing and running a residential treatment program in New Hampshire and working in wilderness treatment in Utah. David also was in private practice in Tulsa for 7 years. Prior to helping start Daybreak Family Services in 2008, David left the country to work at a treatment program on the island of Samoa in the South Pacific. He is a graduate of George Warren Brown school of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Rebekah Taylor,
LCSW, Executive Director

Rebekah received her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma.

 

Rebekah started with Daybreak in 2015, and has worked on the administrative team as the Administrative Assistant and then as the Office Manager while completing her Master's. Rebekah took over the role of Executive Director, and was serving as a therapist in a Broken Arrow Elementary school for several years. 

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Christine Wayman,
LBP, Clinical Director

Christine received her Master's in Clinical Psychology from Emporia State University, in Kansas in 2014. While in Kansas City she was chosen as one of the national ADHD summer scholars for Children's Mercy Hospital. This empirically and research based program assisted in developing an intensive treatment for children who were diagnosed with ADHD. She also has experience in inpatient and residential treatment programs. 

 

Once she graduated, she moved from Kansas City to Tulsa and began working for Daybreak as one of the therapists at one of the contracted elementary schools in Broken Arrow. Christine's experience has focused primarily with family and children. Additionally, Christine is an EMDR certified LBP.

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Megan Ingwersen,
LCSW, Clinical Coordinator

Megan received her Bachelor's degree in Social Work with a minor of Sociology from East Central University. Additionally, she obtained her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Megan has been licensed since 2011, and is from Broken Arrow! 

 

She has experience in domestic violence, therapeutic foster care, adoption, teen parents, and with many psychosocial issues related to children and families, as well as being trained in TF-CBT! 

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Valerie Pfeifer,
LMSW, HR Assistant

Valerie has had 4 years of administrative experience. She is very thankful to have been in positions where she has gained useful knowledge for her journey in the mental health field.

 

Valerie received her Bachelor's in Social Science/Psychology from Rogers State University in 2020, and received her Master's of Social Work in 2023 from the University of Oklahoma. She is looking forward to her future at Daybreak Family Services and the growing opportunities available to her!

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Katherine Hewitt,
Office Manager

Katherine has a passion for serving and supporting people and approaching it with empathy and understanding. With her background in hospice, it has taught her the importance of advocating for the needs of the client; especially when they cannot communicate for themselves. Katherine is hoping to cultivate that passion and support through her Administrative duties with Daybreak and broaden her knowledge when she attends an MSW program in the near future. 

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