Melissa Montgomery earned a M.A.Ed in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Akron in 1992. She is independently licensed to practice in the State of Ohio since 1996. Teaching clients about feedback loops and their innate abilities is her passion as well as ways to be kinder and gentler with how you talk to yourself. Her focus is unlearning patterns that no longer serve you while being patient with yourself as you develop new, more satisfying activities.
Kristine applies her fifteen plus years of experience of counseling children, adolescents, and adults to create a therapeutic environment for her clients. Mrs. Carchedi focuses on building life skills with developmentally disabled as well as treating illnesses associated with anxiety, depression, and ADHD among others. In addition, she contributes to group activities and counseling support in many local schools. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Supervisor designation and a graduate with both her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Master of Science Degree in Education from Youngstown State University.
Su-Qin Olmstead was born and raised in Taiwan and came to America in 1988 to further her education. She became an American citizen in 2003. She earned her BA in Psychology and her MA in Liberal Studies with a core focus on conflict management at Kent State University. Currently, Su-Qin is a certified Anger Management Specialist working at Greentree Counseling Center as the Violence Intervention Program director.
Jessica Ross, M.S., Ed., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed by the State of Ohio. She is an EMDRIA trained EMDR therapist and has experience working with adolescents and adults who experience anxiety, depression, self esteem issues, grief and loss as well as trauma related issues. (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a form of psychotherapy that has been proven to be effective in the treatment of many disorders including panic attacks, pain disorders, sexual and physical abuse, stress reduction, addictions, and disturbing memories.
Nicole Barrett, M.A., Ed., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in clinical mental health. She licensed by the State of Ohio and a graduate of Kent State University with her M.S., Ed. She is trained to provide services for adults and children who experience anxiety, trauma, and adjustment disorders related to changes in life circumstances. She has also developed experience in helping couples create healthier relationships.
Dan Prince MA, Ed. is a graduate of Youngstown State University. There, he was involved in various leadership roles encouraging students to develop and achieve their goals. His experience as a coach, mentor and free thinker are all deeply rooted in his approach to therapy. His areas of interest involve improving self-confidence, attachment, living a values-based life, and the attention deficit hyperactivity disorder population. He strives to create a trusting therapeutic alliance and collaboratively nurture a foundation on which his clients are able to continue to grow and embrace a sound sense of self-worth.
Lia Niforos M.A., Ed., is a graduate from the University of Slippery Rock. She has a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Her training and experience include decreasing anxiety, depression and adjusting to changes in life circumstances. Experience also includes coping with grief and loss. Lia focuses primarily in individual services with children, teens and adults and finds passion in helping people deal with obstacles and create new meaning in their lives.
Nicole Holmes, MSW, LISW-S, is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who has 10 years of experience working with adults and children in the mental health field. She specializes in working with individuals with mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. Nicole believes in helping individuals empower themselves through expanding insight, increasing education on how mental disorders affect everyday living, setting personal boundaries, and improving communication within relationships.
Paul Rich, LPC, MT-BC attended Western Illinois University where he earned a bachelor's degree in music therapy and a M.S. Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Paul is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Ohio and is a Board-Certified Music Therapist. Paul is trained to work with adults and children experiencing depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorders among other metal health concerns. Paul's specialty is working with adults and children experiencing grief and loss. Paul has received specialized training and certification in grief counseling. Paul uses a person-centered, culturally sensitive, and holistic approach. He focuses on building a therapeutic relationship and developing an environment where clients feel safe and comfortable exploring the concerns that brought them to counseling. Paul's goal is to help clients to leave each appointment feeling more hopeful.
Zoe Bay, MSW, LSW, attended Miami University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in social work. She then attended The Ohio State University, where she earned a master's degree in social work. Her training and experience includes working with individuals who experience mood and anxiety disorders, grief and loss, and stressful life changes. Zoe aims to provide a safe, compassionate, and calming space where her clients can feel empowered and supported. She is passionate about helping each person to see their worth and to treat themselves with kindness.
Ms. Amy Gazdik uses her administrative experience and coordination skills to help clients from the first contact at Greentree Counseling Center, Inc. She enjoys helping clients find the right services for their needs and handles the coordination of benefits and explains insurance coverage. She communicates with outside referral sources and can help with any scheduling issues that need assistance.
Anna Cammarn BA, CT graduated from Bluffton University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Psychology. She worked for two years at a psycho-social-rehabilitation program in Southern Illinois and developed a love for being with people as they are and setting workable goals specific to the individual needs of the person. She focuses her work on mindfulness practice and is developing skills in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Anna is currently a graduate student at Youngstown State University working on getting her M.S. Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and enjoys being Vice President of Chi Sigma Iota, eta chapter. In her spare time, she enjoys puzzles, knitting, and being a dog and cat person simultaneously.
Ms. Alisha Alls, M, Ed. is a graduate of Youngstown State University in Special Education and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership from Grand Canyon University. She has worked as a special education teacher and is certified in the social and emotional development of children. She seeks to assist and teach children and their families as well as adults the necessary skills to positively change their lives. Her strengths include helping people professionally, educationally and with the quality of their relationships.
Meghan Perretta MSc., CT, is currently a student at Youngstown State University studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has an extensive educational background which includes a Bachelor's Degree with Honours (Brock University: Child and Youth Studies) and a Master's of Science (Brunel University London: Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology). Special interests of hers include teaching children and adults empathy and connection through service animals.
Alex Trumble B.S. is a graduate of John Carroll University with a degree in Business Administration. He primarily works with adults on establishing routine, structure, and personal growth while teaching ways to reduce anxiety, practice mindfulness and accept strong emotions. His special interests include job readiness and independent living skills.
Paul graduated with a B.A. in psychology from Kent State University. Paul is a licensed CDCA working with clients on both substance abuse issues and therapeutic behavioral support. He enjoys teaching clients pathways to success and working both adults and children on developing concrete skills.
Chelsea earned her B.A. in Psychology from Kent State University. She has over six years experience as a CPST Worker at Greentree Counseling Center, Inc. She has a special interest in working with children; teaching the skills to improve their future.