Kathleen Coughlin completed her undergraduate studies at Kutztown
University, and received her Master in Social Work from Marywood University. Kathleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Kathleen provides clinical supervision to other social workers in the local area. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including: hospitals, residential, in-home therapy, school based, managed care, emergency room and outpatient. Since 2002, she has operated a private practice in the Lehigh Valley.
Dr. Larry Dumont is a Board Certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Dumont is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Tulane University where he majored in American Literature and he was an honors graduate of Northwestern Medical School in Chicago. Dr. Dumont did his post graduate training in General Psychiatry at Tulane University affiliated hospitals in New Orleans and his child and adolescent training at New York University Bellevue. Dr. Dumont has written two books: A Parents Guide to Teens and Cults and Surviving Adolescence. Dr. Dumont is the Director of Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at KidsPeace Hospital. Dr. Dumont is also a consultant for the juvenile justice system and school systems in PA and NJ. Dr. Dumont is a skilled psychopharmacologist who has been a featured speaker by several pharmaceutical companies. He has done training workshops on dealing with children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders and Asperger’s Syndrome. He is a frequent lecturer on subjects ranging from Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Dumont is available to complete specialized evaluations for the purposes of child custody, legal reasons, pre-surgical evaluations and educational concerns.
Gina Holmes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate work in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State University. Gina completed her graduate work in Social Work at Marywood University. Gina provides therapy to individuals, adolescents, families and couples. She has extensive experience working within school based mental health settings with children and adolescents. Gina has specialized training to work with children who have been sexually abused as well as those who have abused other children. She uses both art and play therapy as therapeutic methods with children. Gina is a member of the National Association for Social Workers. She is very active in the community as she has been a volunteer for Big Brothers/Big Sisters for the past 10 years.
Carolyn Thomas received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Rosemont College. Carolyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Counseling Association. Carolyn has experience in a variety of clinical settings such as Residential, Family Based, Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS) and outpatient counseling. Carolyn has worked with children, adolescents, adults, teens and families. Carolyn has specialized training working with clients that struggle with Depression, Eating Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder and Bipolar Disorder.
Rebekah Sampson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania. She completed her Undergraduate Degree in Biblical Counseling at Lancaster Bible College and received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology at Eastern University. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Rebekah has worked in various social service settings including group homes, Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS), Family Based and outpatient counseling. She has extensive training from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center in family therapy. In addition to working with families, Rebekah as worked with adults, children, adolescents and couples in a therapeutic setting. Her professional focus includes blending modern theory and Christian principles in the therapeutic process.
Lucy Brown completed her undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Potsdam, and received her Masters Degree in Social Work form Syracuse University. Lucy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New Jersey. Lucy has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including: in-home therapy, residential, inpatient and outpatient, and school based services. She has provided therapy to children, adolescents, families and adults since 1989.
Lindsay Norvick is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania and a member of the American Counseling Association. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and completed her graduate work in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hartford. She has experience working in a variety of settings including residential programs, outpatient and family based services. Lindsay has extensive experience concerning family dynamics, anger management, mood disorders, AD/HD, Asperger's and anxiety. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families.
Colleen Madden Pellegrino is a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Colleen has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Slippery Rock University and received her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Colleen provides therapy to individuals, adolescents, families and children. Colleen has extensive knowledge of working with families involved in the child welfare system, formal/ informal kinship care. Colleen has also served as a foster parent in the Lehigh Valley. Colleen has been a Board Member to Potential, Inc. which provides services to children with developmental and sensory issues since 2005. She has experience with behavioral health services for children including BHRS, Family Based Services, and Residential Treatment facilities. Colleen specializes in working with those dealing with anxiety, depression, anger management, grief/loss and abuse issues. She has experience working with couples, blended families and divorcing couples around co-parenting issues. Colleen’s practice focuses on personal empowerment with a creative approach.
Angelica Ventresca completed her Undergraduate studies at Penn State University, and she received her Master’s Degree from Marywood University. Angelica is fluent in English and Spanish. Angelica provides therapy for Children, Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families. Angelica has extensive experience working with clients that have been involved with the justice system, individuals with mood disorders, drug and alcohol addictions, depression and child/parent conflicts.
Angelica also provides services at our office to the adult population providing DUI counseling sessions to help the individual learn insight into the disease concept and the benefits of sobriety. This program fulfills the legal requirements for outpatient counseling as mandated by the courts. This program is available in both English and Spanish.
Angelica has also worked with families of diverse background helping them transition into a new culture in which they are not accustomed to. Angelica works in a safe comfortable environment, making sure that each session is designed to help meet the specific need of the client and works with the client to find a solution. Angelica uses both Play Therapy and Art Therapy when working with children who have dealt with a specific trauma. Angelica uses the Empowerment Theory as therapeutic method to help the client meet their goals.
Gretchen Moehrle received her Master’s Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. Gretchen has worked in a variety of clinical settings including residential treatment, family based, emergency room, and outpatient. She has worked with families, couples, adolescents and teens, the clinically depressed, grieving individuals, victims of abuse, and perpetrators of sexual, physical, and emotional violence. Gretchen completed her undergraduate studies at Cedar Crest College in Allentown and is a member of the American Counseling Association.
Rebecca Mowen is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania as well as a National Certified Counselor. She is a member of Psi Chi, the Association for Play Therapy, and the Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association. Rebecca is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Kutztown University where she majored in Counseling Psychology. Rebecca has experience working with children, teens, adults and families. She has worked with clients who have Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Impulse Control Disorders, Mild Mental Retardation, and anger management problems. She has counseled gay, lesbian, and bisexual clients in their search to express themselves honestly. Rebecca has worked with children and teens in the foster care system. She has helped parents improve their parenting skills so that they can be reunited with their children. Rebecca has also taught children how to reduce their stress and express themselves creatively through play and artwork.
Jessica Lievendag is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and a Nationally Certified Clinician. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communications at the University of Hartford and graduate degree from John Carroll University in Clinical Counseling. Jessica has worked as a clinician with students in academic settings at the University and Middle School level and as a therapist and supervisor in mental health agencies. Jessica has worked extensively with adults, children and adolescents providing individual, couples, co-parenting and family counseling. She specializes in mood, anxiety, behavior and adjustment disorders, anger management, divorce issues, grief and trauma.
Gina Nichol is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergrad degree in Psychology from Kutztown University. Gina completed her graduate studies in Social Work at Marywood University. Gina has many years of experience providing counseling services to individuals, children, adolescents, families and couples. Gina has an extensive background working in a variety of clinical settings, which include: outpatient counseling, hospitals, residential-treatment facilities and social service programs. Gina is active with clients in challenging their thoughts and behaviors and she enjoys bringing humor & sincerity to her work with clients. Gina is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Lauren Zielinski is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Cedar Crest College and received her Master's Degree from Kutztown University. Lauren has experience in a variety of clinical settings that include: residential treatment, outpatient counseling and family based services. Lauren has worked with families, couples and individuals of all ages. Additionally, Lauren has had extensive training from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center in family therapy and family dynamics. Lauren's therapeutic focus incorporates a person-centered approach with a blend of expressive therapies. Lauren has professional memberships with the American Counseling Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Play Therapy.