Cheyenne County is located on the frontier plains of Colorado, located between Kit Carson, Lincoln, & Kiowa Counties and bordering Kansas to the East. Cheyenne County is the home to many farmers and ranchers of Colorado. Cities located in Cheyenne County include Cheyenne Wells, the county seat; Arapahoe; Kit Carson; and Wild Horse. Both Kit Carson and Cheyenne Wells are home to local School Districts.
Cheyenne Wells is the home of the Tumble Weed Festival each year in July. The Festival includes an all night baseball and softball tournament, and down town fun and games for all.
Office location: 80 E. 1st Street, in the Java Enterprises Building next to the Post Office in Cheyenne Wells
Office Hours: By appointment only.
Appointments can be made by calling (719)346-8183
Regional Operations Director
Art Reyes, Ph.D., LPC, AAMFT - Click here for more about Art
Regional Operations Manager
Holly Haman-Marcum, MSSW, LCSW - Click here for more about Holly
Meet the Cheyenne County Staff
AJ joined Centennial in January 2013. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO and has spent most of her career working for the State of Alabama in Social Services. AJ has four children and nine grandchildren that keep her very busy. Her favorite pastime is watching basketball and considers March Madness her favorite season. She also enjoys photography and scrapbooking.
Debra Lynn "Lyn" Taylor, PhD., LPC, CAC III
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Taylor's past work experience is mostly with offenders through parole/TASC, probation, Mesa County Human Services, Mesa County Jail, conducting evaluations for Vocational Rehabilitation/Attorneys/ Peer Assistance and court-ordered Substance Use Disorder evauations. She has also provided DUI group treatment, women's groups, Intensive Outpatient Groups (IOP), Enhanced Outpatient Groups (EOP) and Dual-diagnosis groups. Dr. Taylor has also provided some individual and mental health services through past agencies.
Lyn recently returned to Centennial Mental Health Center in a totally different capacity than before. Originally from Flager, Colorado she began her pursuit of higher education while in Sterling working in the medical records department. She moved to Grand Junction, CO in 1989 to further her educational career and attended Mesa State College (now known as Colorado Mesa University). While there she began a career in the addiction field during the time she was completing her BA in Human Services. In 1993 while in her last year at Mesa, she began studies with the University of Colorado at Denver's Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education program. She graduated in May 1996 from UCD and worked at St. Mary's Hospital Recovery Outpatient alongside St. Mary's Psychiatric outpatient until 2003. In 1994, she received her Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC)III. In 2003, she was able to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). After several years, she decided to pursue her education through Capella University's Doctoral Program and after 10 years, obtained a PhD. in Psychology with an emphasis in Addictions in 2010.
Jessica Schart, MSW, LSW
Jessica provides treatment services in the burlington and Cheyenne Wells offices and serves as a member of the Emergency Response Team for Lincoln, Cheyenne and Kit Carson Counties.
Treatment Expertise: Jessica provides individual and group treatment, case management services and mental health assessments to children, adolescents, families and adults. She is also leading the peer specialist program for Yuma, Kit Carson and Cheyenne Counties.
Jessica is originally from Colorado Springs. She attended Northern Arizona University and graduated in 2009 with degrees in Economics and International Affairs. After her experience in Thailand teaching english to femaile inmates who had substance use issues,working with inner city children in Chile, and in a domestic violence shelter in flagstaff, AZ, Jessica realized she wanted to help people on a personal level and decided to pursue a Masters Degree in Social Work. She attended the University of Toledo and received an MSW in 2011. During her Master's program, Jessica worked with children who had been sexually abused, on education//prevention of teen dating violence and on a reseach team studying human trafficking. In 2011, she moved to Burlington with her husband to work for Centennial Mental Health Center. She enjoys working in Eastern Colorado and the variety of opportunities it provides.