Angie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She holds a BSW from Frostburg State University and an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. As the clinical director, she is certified as a clinical supervisor for licensing in the state of Pennsylvania through Temple University.
Angie has career experience in the fields of both mental health and substance abuse treatment. She is well-rounded with a wealth of knowledge and expertise. She has worked with a variety of demographic populations including adolescents 14+, adults, LGBTQIA2S+, adults with Intellectual Disabilities (I.D.), and groups.
Angie believes in the idea of knowledge as power, but only when shared. As a facilitator of EAP and Corporate communication programs, she creates and presents webinars, live trainings, and guest lectures to companies/ groups/professionals on a variety of topics. A dynamic and engaging presenter, she provides real word solutions and down-to-earth conversation as she incorporates 19 years of therapeutic experience with timely topics and a tailor-made approach to your needs.
In her efforts to foster the strengths of clinicians through supervising and mentoring, Angie created the internship program and co-created the mentor program at C-NTA, with the desire to pay forward the wisdom and knowledge she gained from so many.
Angie is trained in a variety of trauma-informed treatments including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy((TF-CBT), and Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET). Her approach to providing treatment is rooted in dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), respectively.
Angie has proven herself effective in putting together skilled solutions for the treatment/management of anxiety, depression, dual diagnosis (behavioral health & addiction), emotional/physical/sexual abuse, personality disorders, anger management, bipolar disorder and parenting skills.
Dynamic and creative in sessions/trainings, Angie creates an inviting, non-judgmental environment to explore change. She uses an Existential/Humanistic approach by meeting people where they are, and working toward resilience in their everyday lives. She works to show how what once felt impossible is now achievable. This resilience and use of skills allows a freedom for her clients to achieve their goals – at any level – via therapy, consulting, training, and guest lecture.
Perpetually curious and a lifelong learner, Angie is always looking forward to the next adventure, be it travel, crafting, or time spent laughing with those close to her.
Ellen E. StewartMT-BC, ET, MA, LPC, NCC, EMDR Certified Therapist – Johnstown and Somerset Offices
Ellen E. Stewart
Ellen is a Licensed Professional Counselor graduating with her master’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She went to Temple University for her undergraduate degree in music. She is a Board-Certified Music Therapist, Educational Therapist and Nationally Certified Counselor.
She has many years personal and professional therapeutic experience, working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and disabilities, of all ages. Ellen is a compassionate and caring therapist with a versatile background, working with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients. One of Ellen’s great strengths is her ability to deeply empathize with her clients while still maintaining the appropriate professional approach, creating a unique ability to understand the complex individual needs of her clients.
Ellen specializes in the treatment of individuals who have experienced difficult life events resulting in anxiety, depression, PTSD, and relationship issues.
She is trauma focused in her education and has completed her work for certification in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). She is also trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS) which works on integrating parts of self. Both EMDR and IFS are two evidenced based forms of treatment that permanently resolve past traumas. She is also trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) which is a form of treatment for managing trauma in children. Ellen Also uses Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) as additional interventions for her clients. She provides faith-based counseling if desired.
Ellen can integrate the creative arts into the therapy process if the client chooses.
She treats individuals, couples, with ADHD, Adoption Concerns, LGTBQ, Alcohol /Drug Use, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attachment, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphia, Borderline Personality Disorder, Codependency, Coping Skills, Depression, Dissociation, Divorce, Dual Diagnosis(MH/SA), Dual Diagnosis(IDD/MH), Faith Based Interventions, Grief, Infidelity, Marital and Premarital, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Oppositional Defiance, Parenting Concerns, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma, and PTSD.
In her free time, Ellen enjoys walking, biking, hiking, camping, cooking, learning, traveling, board games, and spending time with her family and friends.
Rachael has a Master of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. She has a wide range of experience, including completing an internship at Torrance State Hospital where she worked with individuals with serious mental illness.
In addition, she completed an internship at Somerset Developmental and Behavioral Health Services (DBHS) in their adult partial hospitalization program and outpatient clinic. Rachael also worked in hospice providing emotional support for patients at the end of life, as well as their families.
Rachael regularly uses evidence-based therapies to work collaboratively in helping her clients reach their goals. She has a foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as well as experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Rachael has worked with individuals with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, grief and loss, and adjustment disorders. Rachael’s compassionate and empathetic approach helps clients feel comfortable in engaging in the therapeutic process.
Outside of work, Rachael enjoys reading, hiking, doing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her family.
Bethany is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh. She most recently served as a Medical Social Worker for a local hospice agency, assisting patients grappling with end of life-related stressors as well as providing support to their loved ones. Bethany has previous experience as an outpatient therapist in a community mental health clinic where she counseled patients with a wide range of diagnoses, including Adjustment Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Personality Disorders, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Bethany has also provided therapy to LGBTQIA adults in both individual and group settings. She is most passionate about working with members of blended families who are struggling in their new roles, the LGBTQIA population, and anyone dealing with issues related to grief or loss.
Bethany focuses on creating a welcoming, comfortable, calming, accepting, and supportive environment for her clients. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral and Strengths-Based Therapies along with mindfulness techniques to assist them in meeting their therapeutic goals.
When she’s not in the office, Bethany enjoys spending time with her family, interior design, flower gardening, traveling, hanging out with her pets, and making short films with her friends.
Ami is a graduate of Frostburg State University with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. She is a licensed therapist in both Pennsylvania and Maryland and is a board-approved supervisor in Maryland. Ami has over a decade of experience working as a therapist and supervisor in a Behavioral Health Unit in Cumberland, Maryland. Ami has significant experience working with individuals, couples, and families who were dually diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders. She is currently enrolled in an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist program with a tentative completion date of late 2020.
Ami has experience working with adolescents and adults with a vast array of difficulties including significant addiction issues, ADHD, adjustment disorder, antisocial personality disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, career concerns, codependency, communication difficulties, depression, grief and loss, PTSD, pregnancy difficulties, postpartum depression, relationship/marital difficulties, self-esteem concerns, struggles transitioning into parenthood, and women’s issues.
Ami utilizes an eclectic approach, drawing from several evidence-based therapies to help her clients overcome their difficulties and reach their goals. She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, mindfulness techniques, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Strengths Based Therapy, and Structural Family Therapy. Ami is dedicated to providing a safe, open-minded, non-judgmental, comfortable counseling environment for each individual. Ami has the unique ability to make anyone feel comfortable. She shows empathy and compassion to everyone she meets. Ami is passionate in helping others overcome their struggles so they can live happy, full lives.
When not working, Ami enjoys reading, kayaking, traveling, watching football, going to concerts, and spending time with her husband and children.
Heidi Earhart MA, NCC is a clinical mental health counselor earning licensure as a professional counselor (LPC). As a National Certified Counselor (NCC), she meets national standards for the profession of counseling. Heidi earned her master’s degree at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She interned with us and we recruited her for the C-NTA team!
Heidi believes in each person’s inborn potential for growth and for creating a fulfilling life – despite difficult circumstances and unmet expectations. Heidi has experience with LGBTQ+ issues and advocacy, and she counsels all adults aged 18 to 118. She focuses on helping clients to discover and expand their natural strengths so they can better manage their struggles. Becoming more resilient helps one get through challenging circumstances, empowering them to grow and even improve their lives along the way.
Her approach is integrated and holistic. She uses evidence-based Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and existential approaches to fit her clients’ goals for counseling.
Heidi works with clients to help them gain awareness of themselves and the nature of their problems through exploring how they view and interact with life and others. Heidi enjoys helping her clients uncover available choices based on new insights and perspectives. Heidi strives to provide a counseling environment free of judgement to support reaching peace with one’s self. She values authenticity, integrity and mindful decision making – in herself and others. Heidi recognizes that trauma of any source can overshadow one’s ability to move forward and she greatly respects those willing to work toward healing. The reason Heidi entered the counseling profession was a desire to help others establish healthier relationships with both themselves and other people.
Away from the office, Heidi especially loves color and texture in art and nature, learning more about everything (but cooking!), and personal growth. She describes herself as a retired registered nurse, advocate, lifelong learner, partner, and mom to an adult son.
Kate has a Masters of Arts in Art Therapy with Specialization in Counseling from Seton Hill University. She is a licensed professional counselor and a certified sex offender treatment provider. She has accumulated a wide range of experience from working with children to geriatrics; and a breadth of mental health populations including community care, residential treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and currently, correctional and inpatient psychiatric treatment at Torrance State Hospital- Regional Forensic Psychiatric Center.
She has treated those with diagnoses including Autism Spectrum, Schizophrenia Spectrum disorders, neurocognitive disorders, mood disorders, substance abuse, trauma, and personality disorders. Kate’s foundation of training is in art therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, reality therapy, choice theory, biofeedback, dual diagnoses, existentialism, systems theory, Jungian analysis, LGBTQIA+ considerations, and motivational interviewing. Additionally, she is versed in competency restoration, legal issues education, and is an advocate for clients and client families navigating the criminal justice system. Her holistic approach is rooted in empowering the strength and wisdom of the client to direct their treatment journey. She is passionate about women’s issues, creative expression, and physical wellness practices.
Away from work, Kate is an artist with a repertoire that includes product marketing design, teaching, and murals. She is also involved in equestrian activities, strength-training, martial arts, travel, the outdoors, playing piano, and reading.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Tim has experience in helping with depression, anxiety, anger, relationship issues, family conflict, trauma, and a variety of other difficulties that make life challenging at times. Having worked previously in a community care setting with two mental health agencies, Tim has gained valuable knowledge and experience that he employs to provide quality care to the people he serves. Tim has worked with a variety of age groups including preteens and adolescents (ages 10-17) as well as adults, couples, and families.
Tim’s work is rooted in a family systems model that follows closely the work of Virginia Satir and her model for working with families. Tim uses this model to focus on how individuals, members of families, and couples are coping, and can better cope, with the challenges they face on a day to day basis. Tim is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to address trauma and related symptoms.
Tim is skilled at helping individuals, families, and couples to get a clearer picture of issues that they encounter in their relationships and everyday situations. Tim uses his valuable experience in systems work to assist clients with identifying new ways of approaching sensitive and difficult aspects of life and relationships. Tim’s belief that people always cope in the best way they know at any given time allows him to work in a way that validates what is happening in client’s lives, while offering a caring environment to explore new directions for life.
Away from work, Tim enjoys spending his time hiking with family, visiting historical sites, driving his Jeep, watching movies, reading good books, and enjoying good food.
Danielle is a Licensed Social Worker and holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Danielle regularly uses evidence-based therapies to work collaboratively in helping her clients reach their goals. She has a foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Danielle has experience in the mental health field and has worked with clients with depression, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder and grief and loss. Danielle’s compassionate and empathetic approach helps clients feel comfortable and able to engage in the therapeutic process.
Outside of work, Danielle enjoys cooking, spending time with her family and spoiling her Cocker Spaniel, Champ.