Meagan grew up in Northern Butler County and moved to Washington County in adulthood. She graduated from Thiel College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice. She began working at a residential facility for at-risk youth. She then transitioned to managing a dementia unit for seniors where she found a passion for working with families struggling with loss.
Meagan graduated from Waynesburg University with a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. She worked for 4.5 years in the addiction field. She has been in private practice for 3 years.
Meagan has completed trainings in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting, and Gottman Method. She also holds certification as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC), as well as a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
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Kristen primarily works with those suffering from trauma-based issues, abuse, PTSD, anxiety, and women's issues (pregnancy, postpartum issues, etc). She enjoys working with those individuals looking to heal from past trauma or adverse experiences and live a more fulfilling life.
Kristen graduated with a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Waynesburg University. She has experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders and at-risk populations. She has also worked with individuals who have survived significant and complex trauma.
Kristen has completed training to provide Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and also uses Attachment Theory and Mindfulness practices to help individuals navigate through their trauma-processing experience while increasing their own resiliency. Kristen uses strength-based and person-centered approaches to help the client progress in their life using their current skills and building upon their own strengths.
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Christine has a passion for walking alongside individuals who have history of trauma, depression, and anxiety. Christine specializes in trauma informed care, DBT, and EMDR to treat PTSD symptoms, ineffective communication skills, emotional disregulation, and maladaptive coping mechanisms. She recognizes the capacity for wellness resides inside each of us and her person-centered approach aims to identify and enhance each individual's inner wisdom and strength. Every person is deserving of living a fulfilling life.
Christine grew up in Pittsburgh and graduated from Waynesburg University with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology and with her Master's in Professional Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and practces full time at an ambulatory co-occurring outpatient treatment center. Christine has worked in the helping field for 8 years.
Christine is trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and is working toward certification.
Rashell grew up in Elk County, Pennsylvania and graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Psychology. From there she moved to the Pittsburgh area and began working in the addictions field with adolescent and teen females in a residential setting. During this time, she went back to school to further her education and graduated from Waynesburg University with her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Since then she has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient mental health and drug and alcohol, family based, BHRS exception programs, and wraparound services. She has worked with all ages and populations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and practices full time at a mental health outpatient treatment center. She has been in the helping profession for 16 years.
Rashell uses strength-based and person-centered approaches to focus on the client’s existing resources, resilience, and positive qualities in an effort to use these abilities to improve quality of life and reduce problematic symptoms. She has experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders and at-risk populations as well as individuals who have survived significant and complex trauma. She primarily works with those suffering from trauma-based issues, abuse, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and substance abuse/dependence.
Rashell specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, psychodynamic, and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). She has a passion for supporting and guiding people through personal challenges, helping ease emotional burdens, empowering them to achieve a healthier perspective, and discover newfound hope. She hopes to continue walking alongside people who need support, encouragement and empowerment in their lives.
Oscar and his family migrated to the United States from Nicaragua in 1991, became a citizen in 1993, and spent the rest of his childhood in Greenport, NY. He found a passion for working with youth and individuals with PTSD. He also values experiential learning and holistic understanding of the effects of trauma. Oscar completed two Master's Degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Experiential Learning. He is currently a National Certified Counselor and has a current Life Coach Certification.
Oscar has an extensive background in working with the at-risk youth population. He has also worked in the addiction field as well as with couples addressing relationship issues. Oscar incorporates experiential learning and trauma informed care with Cognitive based approaches to therapy. Oscar worked for several years for Wounded Warrior Project and continues to work to support veterans in the community.
Oscar will be assisting in the facilitation of several groups within the practice. He is currently under supervision for his PA license and is able to meet with clients individually while completing his supervised clinical hours. He is currently accepting new clients as well as focusing on community outreach and advocacy through using his own story as well as connecting with others to spread awareness of trauma and inclusion.
Courtney graduated from Carlow University with her Masters in Professional
Counseling. Since graduation, she has focused her time on helping individuals who are
dealing with anxiety, depression, ADHD, addiction, and women’s issues. She briefly
spent time working with adolescents in a school based counseling program. From there,
she spent time working with clients struggling with addiction in an outpatient clinic.
Currently, she is working in a private practice setting helping individuals identify and
achieve their goals. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with friends and family
and taking her 2 year old son on outside adventures. She also enjoys getting involved in
neighborhood activities that support local residents.
Courtney strives to create a relaxed, comfortable, and supportive environment for all of
her clients. She believes developing a strong and trusting therapeutic relationship is the
key to successful therapy. Courtney places confidence in her clients that they know
what their needs are and as a counselor she is there to help the client prioritize those
needs. Courtney recognizes as individuals our past experiences shape our current
struggles but she aims to assist clients in redefining their future without negativity
hanging over them.
Courtney utilizes several counseling techniques to best serve her clients needs. During
the initial sessions, we will collaboratively determine the issues you want to address
first. From there, we will develop a treatment plan to best serve your needs. Courtney’s
counseling approach involves a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative
Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy to help guide clients to achieving their goals at
their own pace. She is focused on working with adolescents and adults who struggle
with managing their emotional, behavioral, and social needs.
My ideal client would be someone who is willing to be open and honest both with me as
their counselor and with themself, especially during tough moments. This client would
be someone who is motivated for change and who would be ready to work during our
sessions. While change and a new point of view can be daunting, this client would be
open-minded to a new perspective.
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