Vanessa Meredith, MA, LPC, NCC
Owner and Clinical Director
Vanessa Meredith earned a master’s degree from Boston College’s Counseling Psychology program and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Virginia University. With 27 years of experience conducting individual and couples/marriage counseling, Ms. Meredith specializes in working with people who struggle with clinical anxiety, depression and relationship issues. She uses a strength-based, eclectic approach tailored to the individuals. Ms. Meredith also provides relationship coaching to individuals rebuilding their lives after separation, divorce or death of a loved one.
Ms. Meredith has facilitated various groups/workshops including Coping with Depression, Surviving Separation and Divorce, Codependency Groups, Stress Management, and Helping Families Cope with Grief and Loss.
Carolyn Baird DNP, MBA, RN-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN
Doctor of Nursing Practice, Psychiatric and Addictions Nurse, Therapist
Dr. Baird has practiced as a mental health and addiction disorders therapist providing individual, family, marital and group counseling, EMDR, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, and EAP services since 1996. Her 30+ years experience in the healthcare field have been spent in providing treatment to individuals of all ages with addiction, mental health and co-occurring disorders in the full continuum of settings. She received both her doctorate in nursing practice and her master's in business administration - heath care emphasis from Waynesburg University.
Dr. Baird is an author, reviewer, presenter, trainer and adjunct faculty member. She has earned numerous credentials in the fields of nursing, psychiatric nursing and addiction treatment and has received a myriad of awards, including the Carlow University Alumnae Service Award for Health Care in 2004.
Sharon Bovalina MA, LPC, NCC
Ms. Bovalina earned her master's degree in counseling from Waynesburg University and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision from Waynesburg University. With nearly a decade of experience, Ms. Bovalina specializes in working with individuals, couples, families who are dealing with conflict, relationship issues, loneliness, depression, anxiety, worry and grief.
Her objective is to help you uncover your potential and to provide the support you need to achieve your purpose-driven goals.
Linda Houston MA, LPC, NCC
Ms. Houston is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a National Certified Counselor who uses an integrative therapeutic approach – using a variety of counseling styles to suit the individual client. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist and specializes in trauma and complicated grief issues. Ms. Houston also has an extensive background in treating anxiety and depression.
Ms. Houston employs different treatment modalities based on her clients' needs including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy DBT), Gestalt therapy, mindfulness and EMDR.
Her goal as a therapist is to have you never feel like you are in a "therapy session." You will experience a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere where you can feel safe and secure.
Debbie Schratz PhD, LPC, NCC
Dr. Schratz earned her master's and doctoral degree in counseling from Waynesburg University and worked in community mental health at the Bradley Center, a residential treatment facility for adolescents with behavioral health issues, prior to entering private practice in 2015. Dr. Schratz has more than 10 years of experience and specializes in working with children, adolescents and young adults.
Dr. Schratz teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes at Geneva College and Waynesburg University.
Join Our Team!
If you are licensed mental health professional looking for a collaborative, supportive practice, please consider joining our team. Please submit the contact form below or email Vanessa Meredith at email@example.com