MEET OUR COUNSELORS

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ANGELA MARTIN, M.S.S.A., LISW

  • Individual, marriage, and family counselor

  • Also provides treatment for aging concerns, anxiety, couples and marriage counseling, depression, grief and loss, parenting, spiritual issues, stress management, and women's issues

  • Licensed Independent Social Worker

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Employee Assistance Provider

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TONYA BIRNEY, M.A., LPC

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor

  • Specializes in working with substance use disorders, eating disorders, and other addictions

  • Also provides treatment for anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, conduct/disruptive disorder, depression, domestic violence, eating disorders, fertility issues, grief/loss, marriage and family counseling, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/ Clinical Resident

  • Clinical Supervisor: Patricia Griswold M.A., LPCC/S

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Employee Assistance Provider

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PATRICIA GRISWOLD, M.A., LPCC/S

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor

  • Also provides treatment for abandonment, addiction, agoraphobia, anxiety disorders, bereavement/grief, children's issues, depression, marriage, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, parenting, sexual addictions and spiritual concerns

  • Works with children, adolescent, and adult survivors of childhood abuse

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

  • Clinical supervisor

  • Employee Assistance Provider

  • Personal growth group leader

  • Workshop and seminar speaker

  • Certified therapy dog handler with The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. (Canine-assisted therapy is available with Jack by request.)

  • Completed Levels 1, 2, and 3 of Gottman Method Couples Therapy training

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LaToya Jackson, M.A, M.C.J, LPC

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor
  • Specializes in Functional Family Therapy, group counseling, spiritual counseling, anxiety disorders.
  • Also provides treatment for depression, grief, bereavement, parenting, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), domestic violence, trauma, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, conduct.disruptive, mental health and emotional counseling. 
  • Clinical Supervisor: Patricia Griswold, LPCC/S
  • Employee Assistance Provider
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Master's of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from Heidelberg University

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JANE LEWINS, MSW

  • Individual, marriage, family, adolescent and group counseling

  • Also provides treatment for couples, depression, anxiety, grief, bereavement, parenting, rape, child sexual assault, trauma, and women's issues

  • Experienced in group and individual, outpatient counseling, providing education and presentations related to grief, suicide prevention, and suicide survivor outreach

  • Licensed Social Worker

  • Employee Assistance Provider

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LEAH WALTERS, M. Ed., LPC

  • Clinical Supervisor: Lissette Colon-Perez, M.A., LPCC/S 
  • Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Cleveland State University 
  • Individual, family, child, adolescent, and group counselor
  • Specializes in child and adolescent issues and trauma
  • Also provides treatment for depression and other mood disorders anxiety, and attachment disorders, identity issues, bereavement/grief, LGBTQ issues, and crisis intervention
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WILLIAM MARTIN, M.A., LPC

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor
  • Specialties include: Childhood Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-centered therapy and treatment focused on symptom reduction
  • Uses traditional forms of counseling such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help treat symptoms of anxiety and depression 
  • Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinical Resident  
  • Ordained Minister since 2007
  • Clinical Supervisor Brigid OBrien-Demyan M.A., LPCC/S 

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LAURA MORABITO, M.A., LPC

  • Individual, marriage, family, adolescent and group counselor

  • Also provides treatment for adolescent issues, anxiety disorders, bereavement, depression, gerontological counseling, marriage and family counseling, mental and emotional counseling, trauma, women's issues, and parenting

  • Experienced in individual outpatient counseling and group counseling

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/Clinical Resident

  • Clinical Supervisor: Carol Ball M.A., M.Div, LPCC/S, BCPCC

  • Employee Assistance Provider

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BRIGID OBRIEN-DEMYAN, M.A., LPCC/S

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor

  • Also provides treatment for abandonment, addiction, agoraphobia, anxiety disorders, bereavement/grief, depression, marriage, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder and women's issues 

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

  • Clinical Supervisor

  • Master of Arts in Clinical  Counseling from Heidelberg University

  • Certified therapy dog handler with The Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc. (Canine-assisted therapy is available with Daisy by request).

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RICK SUSZTER, M.A., LPC

  • Individual, marriage, family, child, adolescent and group counselor

  • Also provides treatment for anxiety disorders, career counseling, depression, marriage and family counseling, men's issues, mental and emotional disorders, personality disorders, and spiritual counseling

  • Experienced in outpatient counseling, group counseling

  • Licensed Professional Counselor/ Clinical Resident

  • Clinical Supervisor: Patricia Griswold M.A., LPCC/S

  • Employee Assistance Provider

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CLAUDIA TAYLOR, M.Ed., LPC

  • Clinical Supervisor: Lissette Colon-Perez, M.A., LPCC/S 
  • Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Cleveland State University 
  • Individual, family, child, adolescent, and group counselor
  • Specializes in adolescent issues and trauma recovery
  • Also provides treatment for mood disorders, anxiety and depressive disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, LGBT issues, bereavement, and parenting.

All of our counselors are licensed through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board and abide by the OCSWMFTB Professional Code of Ethics.

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CAROL J (HENDRY) BALL M.A., M.Div., LPCC/S BCPCC

In January of 2016, Founder Carol J. Ball transitioned C. J. Hendry & Associates to the ownership of REACH Counseling Services.  C. J. Hendry will continue the present operation in the city and its presence in the community.

Carol continues to present Continuing Education programs for Professionals.

She and her husband, David, are also presenters for Christian Listening Training Seminars. (See Home Page under Upcoming Events).

She is currently not taking new clients.  

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COUNSELOR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Association for Specialists in Group Work (OCA)
Association of Christian Therapists (ACT)
Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS)
Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation (CISM)
Focus on Family (referral list)
International Association of Marriage and Family Counseling (IAMFC)
Marriage & Family Associate (AACC)
National Career Development Association (NCDA)
North Central Ohio Counseling Association (NCOCA)
Ohio Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (OACES)
Ohio Counseling Association (OCA)

PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPS

Cleveland: Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE)
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
Westshore Chamber of Commerce