Dr. Passino 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.(she/her)
Dr. Sabbagh 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, adolescents and children. Some areas of interest include anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, post-partum adjustment, life transitions, and substance abuse disorders.
Dr. Darrah is a licensed psychologist who received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Baylor University. She has worked in community mental health, college, hospital, and private practice settings throughout her years of practice. Dr. Darrah has specialized training in play therapy, but divides her practice evenly between young children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Darrah is interested in working with individuals who are experiencing difficulties associated with life transitions, women's issues including peri/postpartum concerns, anxiety, depression, and parenting. In addition, Dr. Darrah is an ally to and enjoys her work with those who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Since completing her post-doctoral residency in 2006, Dr. Darrah has also been actively involved in teaching and supervising others.
Lisa M. Macharoni, Psy.D. (she/her)
Dr. Macharoni 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.
Emily Gilmore, Psy. D. (she/her)
Dr. Gilmore 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 for PTSD, Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), and several other broader evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). CBT and ACT are effective treatments for a range of presenting concerns and diagnoses including anxiety, depression, and coping with life stressors. Dr. Gilmore works wit adults, ages 18 through lifespan. Areas of special interest include trauma, PTSD, grief, anxiety, depression, sleep difficulties, adjustment to life stressor or transitions, interpersonal relationships, pain management, & coping with chronic conditions. 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 worked at the Columbus VA from July 2013—April 2019 and has been with Bethel Olentangy Psychological Services since April 2017. Dr. Gilmore has experience working in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings including outpatient/community mental health, VA hospitals, and forensic settings.
Dustin Faller, Psy.D.(he/him)
Dr. Faller is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in assessing and treating children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Faller utilizes humanistic and cognitive behavioral principles and has experience through his work in private practice, community mental health, forensic/correctional, and school-based settings. He is interested in working with individuals who may be dealing with depression, anxiety, adjustment, life transitions, trauma, and behavioral difficulties. A former competitive swimmer and NCAA student-athlete, Dr. Faller has a passion for working with youth experiencing sport-related performance anxiety. He earned his doctoral degree from Wright State School of Professional Psychology and completed his predoctoral internship and postdoctoral training at Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health in Canton, Ohio before returning to Columbus.
Brian Bettonville, Ph.D.(he/him)
Dr. Bettonville is a licensed psychologist. He specializes in treating adults, with experience in college counseling and community mental health agencies. Dr. Bettonville draws primarily from cognitive behavioral principles in his work, as well as integrating elements of humanistic and interpersonal therapies. He is passionate about helping others establish meaningful and long-lasting change across a variety of mental health problems. Dr. Bettonville earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Missouri where he specialized in Men’s Issues. Prior to moving to Columbus, Dr. Bettonville lived in Athens, Ohio, and worked in community mental health in Jackson, Ohio.
Jennifer Poklar, LSW(she/her)
Ms. Poklar is a licensed social worker who specializes in trauma-focused work with adults with a history of anxiety, depression, developmental trauma, childhood sexual trauma, and adjustment disorders. She has experience in Internal Family Systems, EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and additional therapeutic methods, used in combination to best help each client as their needs evolve. As an integrative therapist, she tailors her approach to each individual. Jennifer's collaborative therapeutic style allows her to compassionately meet clients where they are while working with them to make positive changes they seek, so they can find peace within themselves. She earned her master's degree in Social Work from the Ohio State University, where she completed her graduate internship in OSU’s SOARS program, a coping and resiliency focused resource for students with mental health concerns.
Julie Duhigg, Ph.D. (she/her)
Dr. Duhigg is a licensed psychologist who specializes in assisting adults with a wide variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions, and trauma. Her approach to therapy is collaborative and she is curious about how culture and identity (gender, racial, sexual, religious, etc.) may impact a client’s life. Julie earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from University of Kentucky. She has worked most extensively in college settings (both large and small) and served for over a decade as assistant director then director at a small liberal arts college. During her graduate training she also worked with a community mental health agency and in a psychiatric hospital. Julie emphasizes the inherent health and well-being of the clients she works with and utilizes a range of approaches to support her clients including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy.
Ruth Goldberg, Ph.D. (she/her)
Dr. Goldberg is a licensed psychologist who specializes in providing psychological assessment, counseling, and therapy to adults at all stages of life. She has worked extensively in medical settings on both an inpatient and outpatient basis with individuals, groups, and families. Dr. Goldberg uses a variety of evidence-based counseling approaches in collaboration with clients to foster emotional wellness and resiliency including Cognitive-Behavioral therapies, Mindfulness, Dynamic Psychotherapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Internal Family Systems among other methods of treatment. She is a member of Riverside Methodist Hospital’s medical staff and has served as Section Chair of Psychology for 11 years. Areas of experience and interest include treatment of stress, depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, and family of origin issues; adjustment associated with life-transitions, family and other relationships, school/work/career issues; mind and body health through developing healthy lifestyle behaviors, coping with chronic health conditions, women’s health; personal growth and life coaching. Dr. Goldberg received her doctoral degree in Psychology from the Ohio State University.
Mary Anne Orcutt, Ph.D. (she/her)
Dr. Orcutthas been a licensed psychologist for 40 years, and was the founder and Director of this practice for the first 35 years. She is now mainly retired, although she is sometimes available for shorter term work with returning patients who have worked with her previously, second opinions, and to consult with other therapists about challenging cases. Her expertise is in couples and family therapy, PTSD and abuse, family of origin issues, compulsive/ addictive behaviors, grief, personality disorders including borderline personality disorder, DID, depression, and personal/executive coaching. She utilizes mindfulness, meditation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), CBT, MBCT, dynamic psychotherapy, EFT-informed, and attachment therapy, among others. She has experience in inpatient and outpatient settings, drug rehab settings, and she was the Associate Executive Director for a mental health center. She served on the Ohio Psychological Association Ethics Committee for 12 years, including 3 years as chair, among other leadership positions in her profession.
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