Staff

Therapists

 

Kris Carchedi

GT 012Kris applies her ten 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

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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 RossGT 032

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.

 

James SagerGT 036

James has been a fully licensed clinical counselor for over thirty years.  He counsels both children and adults.  His focus is on working together towards making the changes necessary to make lives more successful and meaningful.  His personal philosophy is that everyone deserves and has the capability to meet their personal goals by working through the obstacles that inhibit their life.

Melissa MontgomeryGT 015

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.  She enjoys working with families on creating rules and structure while bringing back joy into parenting.  Special interests include empowering parents and  giving children pride in their accomplishments.

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Elizabeth Sager, LPCC-S is a fully licensed counselor with forty years of clinical experience.  She enjoys helping people move through the difficult transitions in their lives so they can reach their full potential.

 

Katherine Freeborn

Katherine Freeborn, LPCC has extensive background in Chemical Dependency Treatment.  She focuses her work on recovery, wellness and overall positive relationship qualities for those she works with.

Community Support Team

Will Boxler, CPST CooGT 029rdinator

William has over six years experience working as a CPST Professional at Greentree Counseling Center, Inc.  He enjoys working with families to improve overall home environment, teaching skills that will lead to success in the future.  He is skilled at finding community resources to help clients meet their needs.  William earned his Bachelor’s degree from Hiram College and an MBA from Walden University.

In addition to working with clients directly, he heads the CPST Department as the CPST Coordinator.  William is the direct supervisor for all CPST Workers.

 

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 Chelsea Semple

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 them skills to improve their future.

 

 Victoria Bien, BS

Victoria specializes in behavioral changes in both kids and adults.  Focusing on what her clients need and want to improve their lives is her priority.  She can help recognize destructive patterns and teach ways to create change that lasts.

Kelly Semple, BA

Works with the MR/DD population and provides service to Beatitude House in Warren and in Youngstown.

Lori Reynolds, BA

Certified CDCA .  Works with chemical dependency, anger management, court ordered domestic violence and with adults in the community restoring functioning.

Ciera Carter, BS

Licensed CDCA.  Works with chemical dependency and recovery.  Provides parenting classes and court ordered services.  Enjoys working with children and adults on positive life changes.

Leanna Diaz, MS

Leanna has training in behavioral management and enjoys working with children and their parents on changing behaviors to increase school and home success.  She encourages independence and achievement.

Wanda Cunningham, BA

Wanda is a Victims Advocate and works well with clients seeking to improve life circumstances.  She works with both children and adults finding solutions for relationship communication problems.

Kevin Miles, BA

Kevin works with children and adults on focused solutions for change.  Raising expectations for behavioral choices and school success is his primary focus.

Brenda McAllister, BA

Brenda works with families on improved communication and finding happiness and joy with their relationships.  She focuses on improvement and achievement for all those who work with her.