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Associates in Behavioral Diagnostics and Treatment

Learn About Our Professionals

At Associates in Behavioral Diagnostics and Treatment, our staff may have varied backgrounds, but we are all united in our mission to help our clients. Our clinicians have a wide range of specialty training and experience to better help you and your family.

Amanda L. Pelphrey, Psy.D.

Amanda L. Pelphrey, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist, licensed in PA, and the founder and co-owner of the group practice (AIBDT).

A graduate of Miami University (B.A.) & Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Psy.D.), Dr. Pelphrey is a Child Psychologist who specializes in psychological testing & diagnostics, child development and neurobehavioral disorders, including ADHD, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, infant/toddler developmental delays, language and cognitive impairments, learning disorders and Tourette's disorder. Dr. Pelphrey is certified in CBIT from Tourette Syndrome Behavior Therapy Institute (TS-BTI). Additionally, Dr. Pelphrey has special interest in ethics in the practice of psychology and psychiatry.

Dr. Pelphrey previously worked at United Cerebral Palsy in upstate NY, as well as at the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. She held adjunct teaching positions in child development (Wells College) and learning and behavior (Chatham University). She is published in preschool development literature (Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, 4e , 2009). Dr. Pelphrey is a member of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Association for Infant Mental Health, APA, and the PA Psychological Association.

Email: [email protected]

Andrew J. Ward, Ph.D.

Andrew J. Ward, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, licensed in PA, and co-owner of the group practice. He specializes in adolescent and adult psychotherapy, substance abuse/addiction treatment, sexual addiction, couples therapy, anxiety/depression and relationship issues. Dr. Ward has extensive experience in both juvenile and adult corrections, and he provides forensic consultation, including pretrial/pre-incarceration evaluations and court-requested sentencing recommendations.

A graduate of Duquesne University's Clinical Psychology program, Dr. Ward has expertise in humanistic psychology and works to understand and incorporate the role of personality and environmental factors on behavior and emotions. Dr. Ward is a member of the PA Psychological Association.

Bryson Bresnahan, Ph.D.

Bryson Bresnahan, Ph.D., is a PA Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist. He graduated from Duquesne University in 2006, but began therapeutic work in 1997. Dr. Bresnahan has both experiences in clinical and school settings as a therapist through WPIC, an evaluator for Auberle Child Services, and as the Supervisor of Psychological Services for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Dr. Bresnahan was also an adjunct instructor for psychologist testing (Duquesne University) for 10 years.

Currently, Dr. Bresnahan provides psychological assessment services from early childhood to college age. Evaluations include diagnostic services for Autism, learning disabilities, ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety, and trauma. Dr. Bresnahan has a particular interest in how traumatic experiences impact different populations, as well as how reading difficulties influence attention and anxiety conditions.

Dr. Bresnahan is currently a member of the PA Psychological Association and the Association of School Psychologists of Pennsylvania.

Jennifer S. Porco, Ph.D.

Jennifer S. Porco, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, Licensed in PA.  She is a graduate of Boston College (B.A.) and Michigan State University (Ph.D.).  Dr. Porco is an Adjunct Professor at Chatham University and she previously completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Her therapeutic expertise is in the treatment of eating disorders, substance use disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders, working predominantly with adolescents and adults. Dr. Porco mainly utilizes cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavioral techniques in therapy, though she has also received training in psychodynamic theory. She also specializes in psychological testing and diagnostics for psychological, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders, including ADHD, learning disorders, and autism spectrum disorders.

Susan Turner, Psy.D.

Susan Turner, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist licensed in PA. She is a graduate of Penn State University (B.S.) and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Psy.D.). She completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Turner has previously worked in the Medical Coping Clinic at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, as well as in other outpatient settings. Dr. Turner has over five years experience working with children with chronic abdominal pain and with children coping with medical conditions.

Dr. Turner has a wealth of experience with children, adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, and disruptive behaviors. She has extensive experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy, parent training, mindfulness, and behavior modification techniques. Dr. Turner is skilled in providing evidence-based treatments for many mental health concerns including obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and separate anxiety disorder (SAD).

When working with children and adolescents, Dr. Turner incorporates families in treatment by informing family members of skills learned, how to best support their child, and by including parent and/or family sessions to improve family communication skills. In addition, Dr. Turner often consults with schools and initiates 504 plans as needed to help provide support in the classroom setting. Dr. Turner also has a great deal of experience working with college students on adjustment and coping. Dr. Turner provides both virtual and in-person appointments.

Email: [email protected]

Seana Bandi Stewart, Ph.D., NCSP

Dr. Bandi is a Licensed Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She graduated from Duquesne University in 2019 with a Ph.D. in School Psychology and Masters of Education in Child Psychology. Dr. Bandi specializes in psychological testing and individual, group, and family counseling for a wide range of questions for children and adolescents, including autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral concerns. Dr. Bandi also has experience collaborating and consulting with public and private schools and completing psychoeducational evaluations for special education and giftedness. 

Sarah B. Bartko, MS, NCC, LPC

Sarah B. Bartko, MS, NCC, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in therapy with children, adolescents, and adults. Her expertise is in autism spectrum, tic disorders, behavior modification, parent training, and women's issues. Sarah has specialty training in Perinatal/Postpartum Depression and maternal/infant attachment. She offers an Interpersonal Therapy program for mothers with perinatal depression and holds specialty interest in supporting women struggling with motherhood adjustment.

Sarah is certified from the Behavior Therapy Institute (BTTI) for specialty treatment in Tourette's Disorder as well as in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Deborah Volek, MS, LPC

Deborah Volek, MS, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in counseling for adolescents, adults, and couples. She has a special interest in Christian counseling, as well as mood and anxiety disorders.

Libreta Turner, MS, NCC, LPC

Libreta Turner, MS, NCC, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with expertise in the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder, including treatment of OCD in children with autism.

She has over 3 years of experience with the OCD Intensive Outpatient Program at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic and has completed in-depth training workshops with the IOCDF Training Institute (BTTI) and the Beck Institute for cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition, she has experience with treatment of focused repetitive behaviors, behavior modification, emotion regulation and anxiety disorders.

Daniella Parrish, MSCP, LPC, LBS 

Daniella Parrish, MSCP, LPC, LBS is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed behavioral specialist. She has expertise in providing therapy services from early childhood to adults, including individual as well as couples and family therapy.

She has over 5 years of experience in autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, oppositional defiance, disruptive behaviors and group therapy. She has had training in functional behavior assessment and applied behavioral analysis. She has extensive experience with the development and implementation of behavioral interventions, as well as providing parent training for improving behavioral management strategies.

Megan P. Flinchbaugh, MS, NCC, LPC

Megan P. Flinchbaugh MS, NCC, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in the treatment of adults, adolescents, and children with a strong background in Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, ADHD, and defiant disorders in children. Megan is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has utilized a number of treatment modalities including CBT, Mindfulness, and behavior modification techniques. She also works with families and parenting support issues to assist with managing child behavioral problems.

Megan graduated with a masters from Edinboro University and spent six years working in the field of wraparound with families and as a counselor for an intensive summer program for children with ADHD. Megan enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples and takes a hands on approach to therapy using individualized interventions and materials to meet each client's needs.

Robert Ryan, MSCP LPC NCC

Robert Ryan, MSCP, LPC, NCC is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and families. Robert earned his Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University and attended Penn State University for his undergraduate studies in psychology.

His expertise is in trauma, mood disorders, disruptive behavior, and anxiety. Robert is certified in Trauma-Focused CBT and has utilized a number of therapeutic modalities including traditional CBT, Mindfulness Therapy, and Play Therapy. More recently, Robert has developed a therapeutic curriculum for children that will be utilized in five intensive outpatient clinics within the next three years.

Robert has worked in tandem alongside psychiatrists, as well as, other mental health and physical health professionals to better serve his clients within school, residential, and outpatient settings.

Heather Massolini, MS, LPC, NCC

Heather Massolini, MS, LPC, NCC has had over 15 years of experience working with children in a wide variety of settings including residential treatment, wraparound and outpatient. Heather’s clinical interests include trauma, anxiety, depression, transitional issues and mood disorders. She received her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University in Psychology and Studio art and then received a Master’s of Science in Professional Counseling from Carlow University. She uses person centered talk/play therapy and incorporates traditional modalities of therapy including CBT and DBT to develop an individualized and eclectic therapeutic approach to treatment. 

Lindsay Panizzi, MSEd, LPC, LBS

Lindsay Panizzi is a licensed professional counselor and licensed behavior specialist who specializes in the treatment of adolescents, children and adults. Lindsay additionally specializes in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders,Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, and conduct disorders in children. As a therapist, Lindsay utilizes CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and person centered techniques to support client needs.

Lindsay graduated with a master's degree in Counselor Education at Duquesne University. Lindsay has over 6 years in the mental health field across home, school and community settings. Lindsay is certified in functional behavior analysis and implementing behavior modification interventions to support client needs. 

Heidi Stelzig, MSEd., LPC

Heidi Stelzig, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling from the University of Dayton. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Otterbein College and started her academic accomplishments by earning an Associate's Degree in Mental Health/Chemical Dependency/Mental Retardation from Columbus State Community College.

Ms. Stelzig has been in the counseling profession since 1991. Her clinical experiences include individual and group work with children, adults, couples and families. She has extensive experience in treating children and adults in a variety of settings including Outpatient Private Practice, Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services, Foster Care, Juvenile Correctional Facilities, Group Homes, Partial Hospitalization, and Intensive Care.

Ms. Stelzig offers client-centered and cognitive behavioral therapy to adults. In her work with children, she utilizes the relationship, play therapy, behavior modification, and partnering with parents to help children overcome behaviors, thoughts, and emotions that interfere with emotional, social, and academic functioning. Her focus with parents includes offering emotional support and the teaching of positive parenting skills. Parents may be requested to join in the play which will enable them to learn esteem enhancing techniques and ultimately help sustain their child's growth. Active participation between sessions often aids children and families to reach optimal growth and success. Therefore, "homework" may be assigned and celebrated. Ms. Stelzig believes that children are best served by their team of family and professionals. To that end, collaboration is key.

Cassandra Besse, LCSW

Cassandra Besse is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who specializes in the treatment of OCD, OCD related disorders and anxiety disorders. She previously worked at the WPIC Pediatric OCD Intensive Outpatient program where she provided intensive group and outpatient therapy. She has more than 10 years of experience working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, and autism.

Cassandra earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada) and a Masters in Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cassandra has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Cassandra strives to provide an open, safe and nurturing environment where children/adolescents and adults can learn to cope with their symptoms and take control of their own treatment. Cassandra aims to make treatment fun and loves to watch individuals make progress towards their goals.

Amy Schwerer, MS, LPC

Amy Schwerer, MS, LPC is a licensed professional counselor who has worked with individuals across the lifespan. Amy graduated from La Roche College with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology and earned her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Carlow University.

Amy has over 9 years of experience working in the mental health and substance use treatment field. Her experience includes: BHRS (wraparound), family-based therapy, substance use treatment, medication-assisted treatment, dual diagnosis mental health and substance use treatment, and outpatient therapy. She has provided both individual outpatient, family, and group outpatient therapy throughout her career. She has worked with clients with concerns ranging from anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, trauma, Autism, and substance use disorders.

Amy follows a person-centered, strength-based approach to meet the client where they are at to help guide them towards achieving their goals. She utilizes a variety of treatment strategies and has additional training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP).

Ashley Turner, MSCP, LPC

Ashley Turner, MSCP, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor who provides counseling to children, teens, and adults, with a specialization in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, behavior modification, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Ashley has over 10 years of experience working in the field including roles such as Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS), Family-Based Therapist, Behavior Specialist Consultant/Mobile Therapist (BSC/MT), and Therapeutic Specialist for social skills groups for children/teens with Autism.

Ashley graduated from Allegheny College with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and received her Master’s of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University.

Ashley is an EMDR therapist and has also been trained in Applied Behavior Analysis and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Her treatment approach is individualized to meet each client’s individual needs. In addition to EMDR, she uses other modalities such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness techniques. Ashley’s goal is to make treatment fun and engaging for each client while working towards achieving the therapeutic goals. When working with children and teens, Ashley believes that it is important for the parents/caregivers to be involved in treatment to promote generalization of therapy skills.

Email: [email protected]

Lauren Szpak, MA, LPC

Lauren Szpak is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of mental health needs including depression, anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioral disorders, and adjustment disorders.

Lauren utilizes a strength-based approach to empower clients to believe that they can navigate and overcome the stressors that life can put in our path. Lauren strives to make each client feel like they are heard and encourages them to recognize that their story matters. Lauren is committed to creating a safe environment that allows clients to feel supported as they work on their treatment goals.

Lauren is skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and motivational interviewing. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Robert Morris University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental health Counseling at Waynesburg University. Lauren has over six years of experience in the field of mental health, including experience in multiple levels of care such as partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, school-based outpatient, and outpatient therapy.

Sharon Marian, LCSW

Email: [email protected]

Emily Hricko, MS, LPC

Emily Hricko, MS, LPC, is a PA licensed professional counselor who specializes in therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Emily is a graduate of Penn State University with her undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She obtained her Master’s of Science Degree in Professional Counseling from Carlow University.

Emily has over 10 years of expertise working with clients struggling with Autism Spectrum Disorders, anxiety, ADHD, developmental stressors, trauma-related issues, ODD, depression, mood disorders and Bipolar Disorder. Emily is well-versed in helping others develop coping skills in order to tackle life’s difficult events. Emily offers a person-centered, strength based approach to each client she works with. She utilizes therapeutic techniques mainly stemming from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy but is also finds that play therapy and a healthy sense of humor can be helpful as well.

Matthew Kazsimer, LPC

Matt Kazsimer, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in cognitive behavioral, behavioral, and family focused therapy. He works with children age 3 and up focusing on behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and ODD. For adults, Matt specializes in anxiety, depression and parenting stress.

Email: [email protected]

Erin Sheaffer, LCSW

Erin Sheaffer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has expertise in providing therapy services to adults of all ages. Erin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work with minors in Psychology and Sociology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh.

Erin has worked in a variety of clinical settings including correctional facilities, a substance abuse treatment facility, a hospice agency, a hospital oncology unit, and a community health program for senior citizens. Areas of specialization include grief and loss, gerontology, substance abuse/addiction treatment, anxiety, and depression. She has exclusively worked with patients in a private practice setting for the past 8 years. She primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with a strengths-based approach and assists clients to develop coping strategies related to their presenting challenges.

Erin is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is also the treasurer of the Southwest Pennsylvania Division of Social Workers in Aging Practice.

Kaitlyn Barbarow, MS, NCC, LPC

Kaitlyn Horan is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in therapy for children, adolescents, and families. Kaitlyn graduated with in Masters in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University and has experience working with families in the home, as well as with children and adolescents and their parents in the school and outpatient setting. Kaitlyn has a background in trauma, ADHD, and mood disorders in children and adolescents. Kaitlyn utilizes a strength-based, client-centered approach with multiple treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Family Structural Therapy.

Email: [email protected]

Lisa Osachy, Psy.D.

Dr. Lisa Osachy has over 20 years of experience as a clinical psychologist, and is licensed in PA. One of her specialties is working with young adults. Dr. Osachy served as Director of Slippery Rock University’s and Carlow University’s Counseling Centers; and has worked in multiple student counseling centers including Stanford University.

Dr. Osachy has provided psychotherapy to adults going through divorce, grief, pregnancy, career change, empty nest, chronic pain and illness, and caregiving. She has experience working with issues of depression, anxiety, trauma, LGBTQ, ADHD, multiculturalism and relationships.

Using her warmth, optimism, and sense of humor, Dr. Osachy creates a non-judgmental environment so you feel safe to explore places in your life where you feel stuck. She can help you overcome past trauma; understand and express your emotions; and examine and change patterns that no longer work for you. She uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to support and challenge you in therapy so that you can reach your goals.

Dr. Osachy received her doctorate in clinical psychology at Indiana University of PA. She also holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from University of Pennsylvania.

Email: [email protected]

Amber Doran, LCSW

Amber Doran is a licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults. She studied psychology in her undergraduate work at the University of Arizona before receiving her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Arizona State University in 2012. She moved to Seattle the following year to swap the sunshine for clouds and rain and to help address the homelessness crisis that was growing in Seattle. She has a wide variety of experience working with adults, children, adolescents and family systems in outpatient clinics, inpatient units, in-home, school and shelter settings.

Amber sees her role in therapy as a collaborator. It is her passion to remind people of their strengths, assist them in discovering their hidden answers, and empower them to take steps towards a happier and healthier version of themselves. Through an empathetic and nonjudgmental lens, Amber uses an array of therapeutic approaches, based on a person's individual needs.

Some of the modalities and techniques she utilizes include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills, Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Skills-Based Play Therapy. Some of Amber’s clinical interests include trauma, anxiety, existential crises, depression, self-harming behaviors, psychosis and grief and loss.

Amber is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.


Sara Cahn, LCSW

Sara Cahn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who specializes in the treatment of OCD and other anxiety related disorders. Sara previously worked at WPH Pediatric OCD intensive outpatient program where she provided group and individual outpatient therapeutic services. Sara has training in Exposure Response Prevention Therapy (ERP), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as well as Infant Mental Health. Sara has 5.5 years of clinical experience including time spent as a school-based therapist providing individual child and family therapeutic services.

Sara graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from American University and earned her Master's degree in social work at the University of Pittsburgh. Sara strives to provide a warm, open, and authentic therapeutic environment for the client's and families she services.

Email: [email protected]

Sarah Boward, LPC

Sarah Boward is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in counseling with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Sarah graduated from Robert Morris University with her bachelor’s degree in psychology and earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Some of Sarah’s clinical interests include trauma, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders. She has eight years of experience working within the mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment fields. She is trained in the use of trauma-focused CBT and additionally utilizes a variety of other modalities such as motivational Interviewing, CBT, person-centered therapy, and mindfulness therapy.

Sarah values creating a safe and supportive environment for clients to process and explore their innermost thoughts and emotions. She strives to be authentic, patient, and empathetic throughout the therapeutic process in order to develop a strong foundation of trust between herself and the client. She feels truly grateful to be a part of every clients’ journey and celebrates their growth.


Ginneene Barone, LPC

Ginneene Barone graduated from WVU's Undergraduate program with a Bachelor's in Spanish and emphasis in Psychology. She then went on to graduate from Waynesburg University's Masters in Counseling Psychology program, and has experience, as a therapist, working with all ages from children to adults, specifically integrating trauma informed practices into her therapy. She has a passion for helping people to work through stuck points in life, and focuses on growth in the present, and offers strategies in order to help a person work through their particular struggle. She has extensive experience working with people who have anxiety, depression, trauma, autism spectrum disorder, adjustment disorders, substance abuse issues, marital/relationship difficulties, self-esteem, while implementing techniques utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, Psycho-dynamic Psychotherapy, and Motivational Interviewing.


Michael D. Moriarty, LPC, NCC

Michael Moriarty is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania who has over 4 years of experience working with adults and adolescents on a wide range of mental health struggles relating to anxiety, depression, self-esteem, substance abuse, relationship difficulties and grief and trauma related issues. His area of specialty is in working with drug and alcohol addictions. Michael holds two Master’s Degrees, one in Science Education from Lehman College in New York City and the other in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He is also a Nationally Certified Counselor.

Michael approaches therapy from a Client-Centered, collaborative perspective where he works alongside clients as they navigate their issues, gain greater insight and understanding into their own capacity for growth and work toward goals that promote wellbeing in their lives. His use of Cognitive-Behavioral, Reality Therapy and Motivational Interviewing approaches are aimed at assisting clients in working through problem areas and gaining an increased capacity for life satisfaction.


Kimberly Stanford, MA, LPC

Kimberly is a licensed professional counselor with over 15 years providing individual counseling for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and other behavioral, affective, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Kimberly has extensive experience working with trauma and has treated children and adolescents in residential treatment programs, crisis centers, and outpatient settings. Kimberly also enjoys working with adults and has experience with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and infertility issues. Most recently, she has taken a special interest in the treatment of PTSD in first responders. Kimberly received her B.S.Ed. in Education, and her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Geneva College. She is currently a doctoral student in Carlow University's Doctor of Psychology Program.

Email: [email protected]

John Mason, LCSW

John is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in a variety of clinical settings since 2012, which include substance dependence treatment, outpatient counseling, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, inpatient behavioral health, and care management in the community. John graduated in 2012 from the Youngstown State University in Ohio, where he received both his bachelor's and master's degrees in social work.

John helps adults with depression, anxiety, stress management, substance dependence, mood disorders, and Bipolar Disorder. John utilizes Cognivitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Strengths Based Therapy. John will identify what your goals are and work as a team to help realize those goals. John would like for you to have a safe place to be yourself, increase your happiness in life, and learn how to manage life's problems.

Email: [email protected]

Erin Scutella, LPC

Hi my name is Erin Scutella and I am one of the newest additions of the team at A.I.B.D.T. I have been a licensed Professional Counselor since 2002. I have a diverse conglomeration of experiences with therapy and use a combination of Cognitive Behavior and DBT modalities to assist client's with mood disorders, PTSD and issues with family and self. I look forward to working with you and to share in your life's journey.

Email: [email protected]

Tonya Klein-Jackson, LPC

Tonya Klein-Jackson, LPC is a licensed professional counselor. She graduated from West Liberty University with her Bachelors in Psychology and Social Work and Waynesburg University with her Masters in Counseling. She is currently working on her PhD in Counseling Education and Supervision at Waynesburg University. Being a Certified Yoga instructor for over 20 years, she incorporates Relaxation and Mindfulness into her sessions with individuals. Tonya specializes in Bereavement, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse and Addictions, Trauma, and Health and Wellness Therapy. She has experience working in both Outpatient and Inpatient environments including working in Crisis Intervention, Veterans and Service members, the Court System, Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient for Trauma specific Females, Community Mental Health, Hospice and Psychiatric Hospitals.

When meeting with individuals, couples and families Tonya looks to provide a safe and secure space where trust and empowerment can occur. Tonya utilizes many of the techniques from Motivational Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy during sessions. She meets the person where they are emotionally, allowing them to take the lead in their treatment while helping them find their inner strength to begin the road to healing. 

Email: [email protected]

Carolyn Dougherty, LCSW

Carolyn Dougherty is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in providing therapy services for children and adolescents. She is a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College (B.A. Psychology and Music) and holds a master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Pittsburgh. Carolyn spent four years working in wraparound services and has experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and disruptive behaviors. Her work with the family system has made her able to help children and adults with their daily stressors. Carolyn utilizes several treatment modalities, including behavioral modification techniques, mindfulness, CBT and assist clients in developing social skills and coping skills. She has had training in Functional Behavioral Assessment. She also provides parents with training and helps them develop and implement behavioral management strategies. Carolyn tailors her therapy to meet the needs of each individual client.

Email: [email protected]