Mary Anne Orcutt, Ph.D.,is a licensed psychologist who specializes in relationship and intimacy issues for couples and families, trauma and abuse, family of origin issues, and meditation/mindfulness. She also works with life transitions/adjustment to life stressors, grief, compulsive behaviors/addictions (eating, internet, spending,sexual, etc.), sex therapy and sexuality issues, depression, anxiety, and executive coaching. Her Ph.D. is in Psychology from The Ohio State University, and she is on the consulting staff at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, consulted to a chemical dependency program for 12 years, and was the Associate Executive Director of a mental health center for 3 years. She served on the Ohio Psychological Association's Ethics Committee for 12 years, and as chair for 3 years, among other leadership positions in her profession. She has been in private practice for over 25 years.
Anne Passino, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who specializes in cognitive-behavioral and family therapy work with children, adolescents, adults, and their families. She received her doctoral degree in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and completed her Clinical and Pediatric Child Psychology Internship at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Areas of special interest include depression, anxiety (fears, phobias, social anxiety, OCD), behavior disorders and parent guidance for preschool and school-age children and teens, diagnosis of and treatment for both child and adult ADHD, adoption and divorce/blended family issues, life-transition challenges and women's issues. She has worked in a college counseling center, inpatient and outpatient child psychiatric settings, as a consultant for Directions for Youth, and as an adjunct professor at Otterbein University.
Carla Sabbagh, Psy.D.is a licensed psychologist who is bilingual in English and Spanish. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Sabbagh completed her post-doctoral work at Consejo Counseling in Seattle, Washington where she specialized in working with Latino children and their families. Additionally, she has worked in various settings, including in-patient and out-patient, facilitating group and individual sessions with adults. She conducts therapy with adults, children, families and groups. Some areas of interest include behavioral issues with children, trauma, post-partum adjustment, life transitions, and addiction.
Beth Darrah, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Baylor University. She specializes in object relations based play therapy for young children with a history of trauma, emotional and relational difficulties. Dr. Darrah is also certified in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy. In addition to her work with children, Dr. Darrah has experience with adolescents and adults. She is interested in the difficulties associated with life transitions, women's issues, anxiety, depression and parent education. Dr. Darrah has worked at community mental health centers, a college counseling center, an inpatient psychiatric hospital and in nursing homes. Since completing her post-doctoral residency, Dr. Darrah has also been actively involved in teaching and supervising others.
Jennifer Christman Covelli, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in treatment of adults, families, and couples. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Tennessee with extensive training in couples therapy, including couples with issues relating to trauma or infidelities. Her other interests include life transitions, grief, depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship/attachment issues, adjustment to life stressors, assertiveness training, and anger management.
Cynthia "Cindy" Bennett, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who specializes in mindfulness-based psychotherapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and attachment-based psychodynamic psychotherapy. She treats adults, adolescents, couples, and families experiencing difficulties with depression and other mood disorders, generalized anxiety, panic and agoraphobia, borderline personality disorder, grief, life transitions, trauma and abuse, attachment/relational issues, and family of origin issues. Other areas of interest include adult ADHD, chronic illness/pain, women's issues, and maintaining sobriety. Dr. Bennett earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. She has trained in community mental health and correctional settings, and has extensive experience working with a wide range of mental health conditions.
Shelby Spare Werner, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist. Dr. Werner earned her Master's degree in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University and her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University. Her clinical interests include behavioral management training for parents of young children, including Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), school-based mental health, cognitive-behavioral play therapy for children experiencing anxiety and depression, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for adolescents and adults. Prior to joining Bethel Olentangy Psychological Services, Dr. Werner worked with TriHealth's School-Based Behavioral Health Program and in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Lisa M. Macharoni, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who specializes in cognitive-behavioral and family systems therapy with children, adolescents, adults and their families. She also utilizes biofeedback assisted relaxation training, as well as mindfulness and acceptance based strategies. Areas of special interest include coping with chronic medical conditions, pain management, biofeedback, anxiety, depression, ADHD and behavioral difficulties. Dr. Macharoni received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Indianapolis with concentrations in Child/Adolescent and Health Psychology. She completed her internship in Pediatric Psychology at Children's Hospital of Michigan and her postdoctoral fellowship in Medical Trauma and Pain at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Macharoni has worked in hospitals, medical clinics and community mental health settings, including outpatient psychiatric clinics and a partial hospitalization program for school age children.
Amy Luitjohan Stoffregen, Psy.D., Clinical Psychologist completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Xavier University and is licensed in the state of Ohio. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Tennessee Valley Health Care and Vanderbilt University Consortium. Her training has been focused in health psychology, geropsychology and women’s mental health.
Dr. Stoffregen provides individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and marital/family therapy services for same-sex and heterosexual couples. In addition to therapy, Dr. Stoffregen also completes evaluations for Bariatric Surgery candidates. She has a strong professional interest in working with adults and older adults affected by grief, end of life issues, depression, trauma and abuse, relationship issues, anxiety, caregiver stress, life transitions, and chronic medical illnesses that affect daily living and quality of life. She has worked in outpatient clinics as well as area nursing and retirement communities. She has also been active in the training and supervision of others. Dr. Stoffregen's approach utilizes evidence-based practices and cognitive-behavioral approaches to help clients reduce and manage their distress, improve meaningful relationships, and attain their desired goals. She is a member of the Ohio Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.
Emily Gilmore, Psy. D is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of trauma related disorders, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She has been trained in Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy as well as several other evidence based techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Dr. Gilmore works primarily with adults ages 18 to 90+. Areas of special interest include trauma PTSD, grief, pain management, coping with chronic conditions, sleep difficulties, adjustment to life stressor or transitions, anxiety, depression, smoking cessation, and healthy communication. Dr. Gilmore completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Indianapolis with a concentration in Health Psychology. She completed her internship at the Veterans Health Administration (VA) in Pittsburgh, focusing on PTSD, substance abuse and health psychology and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in PTSD/trauma at the VA in Baltimore. Dr. Gilmore has experience working in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings including community mental health, VA hospitals, and forensic settings.
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