JENNIFER MEWHINNEY, LPCC-s
As a licensed professional clinical counselor, Jennifer has experience working with adults, adolescents and children (age ranges from 5-60). She offers services individually or as a family unit. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, self-esteem issues, childhood behavioral and emotional difficulties, family dynamics, co-parenting issues, relationship issues and trauma. Jennifer has also done extensive research on sexual assault survivors. Her approach is to provide a comfortable and supportive environment to meet each of her client’s individual needs to help them attain personal growth.
lauren RoHal, LSW
Lauren has a Masters Degree in Social Work obtained from The University of Akron. Lauren is a certified Facial Coder which enhances understanding of others through non-verbal communication. She is currently studying to test for certification as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor. Lauren has experience providing treatment to adolescents, adults and families. Her psychotherapeutic interests include anxiety, depression, trauma, co-occurring disorders, relationship issues as well as adolescent behavioral and emotional difficulties. She excels in assisting individuals suffering from Chemical Dependency issues. Therapeutically, Lauren works from an integrative perspective and believes that ascribing to one form of therapy limits the potential growth of her clients. In using an integrative perspective, she is able to identify each of her client’s individual strengths, and work with them using tailored interventions based on their presenting symptoms. Ultimately, this allows her to provide the most appropriate therapies to her clients so they reach their full potential.
andrea Soares omerza, lisw-s
Andrea has a Master of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory endorsement. She has been providing therapeutic treatment to children, adolescents, families, and adults since 1999. She works with a multitude of issues to help people learn to function productively in society. She approaches everyone in a caring and non-judgmental fashion, assisting them to reach their maximum potential in life.
NATALIJA SIMOVIC, MFT, LPC
Natalija received her Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Akron and is dually licensed as both an MFT, as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor. This dual licensure has offered her extensive experience with treating diverse populations and disorders in both individuals, as well as couples and families. Natalija enjoys working with all populations, but especially excels working with couples, older adolescents, and individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, bipolar, trauma, ADHD, and substance abuse issues. Natalija has extensive experience in successfully treating many couples, with most common presenting concerns including communication issues, infidelity, co-parenting issues, family of origin issues, boundary issues, life stress/changes, and sexual issues. Natalija is currently pursuing a specialization in sex therapy and working towards AASECT approved sex therapist certification credentials. Natalija’s interest in working with sexuality and sexually related issues includes working with individuals/couples struggling with sexual dysfunction, LGBTQ or sexuality issues, infidelity, poly relationship issues, kink/fetish population, sexual trauma, sexual addiction, sex with mental and/or physical illness, and any other sexually related issues. Natalija believes in an integrative therapeutic approach that is uniquely tailored to each individual, couple, or family. Natalija combines evidenced based treatment modalities with a laid-back sense of humor and person centered approach, to make each client feel comfortable, safe, and supported. Natalija is also multilingual in Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian.