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Meet The Team

Amanda Levison, M.S., LMHC, LPC, CCBT

Founder & Clinical Director

Amanda Levison, M.S., LMHC, LPC, CCBT, EMDR Certified

Amanda Levison is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). After earning her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Florida, she earned her Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She is a former teacher and has worked with children for over twenty-five years. Amanda uses a variety of approaches in her therapy practice, from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to play therapy to art therapy. Amanda is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). She is also trained to work with clients using neurofeedback intervention to train the brain for optimum performance.

In her therapy approach, Amanda uses multiple forms of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) for adults and focuses on play therapy with children. She applies a strength-based holistic approach in which she aims to promote positive mental health, healing, and long-term personal growth in each of her clients.

Amanda Levison is licensed in PA and FL. In-office and virtual sessions are available. 

Kelli Reinbold, M.A.

Pre-Licensed Therapist

Kelli Reinbold, M.A.

Kelli received her Bachelor’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from Messiah College and her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from Eastern University. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, foster youth, and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

Kelli employs various techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Kelli believes in a holistic approach to mental health and enjoys working with clients to connect them to appropriate community resources to work alongside the therapeutic process.

In-office and virtual sessions are available.

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Pre-Licensed Therapist

Priscilla Morataya, M.S., NCC

Priscilla holds a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Priscilla has been working in the human services field for over 20 years. As a bi-lingual therapist, speaking both English and Spanish, Priscilla has a profound commitment to providing person-centered care to trauma survivors and the LGBTQIA+ community. Her extensive experience, coupled with a compassionate approach, empowers individuals to navigate and overcome emotional challenges, promoting mental well-being with sensitivity and expertise.

Dedicated to providing person-centered care, Priscilla skillfully draws from various modalities, tailoring interventions to individual needs and fostering healthy functioning. Her expertise lies in creating a safe and empathic space for clients, utilizing a person-centered approach to guide individuals toward building and strengthening essential skills for emotional well-being and resilience.

In-Office and Virtual Sessions are available.

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Pre-Licensed Therapist 

Julia Santiago, M.S.

Julia Santiago, MS, is an accomplished bilingual (Spanish) counselor with expertise in Cognitive Process Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Journaling, Mindfulness, and Relapse Prevention Techniques. Holding a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling specializing in Addiction from Walden University and a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Stony Brook University, Julia brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to her practice.

Julia provides counseling services for individuals experiencing trauma, grief/loss, substance abuse, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, anger management, stress, and a range of other mental health disorders. 

As a therapist, she is dedicated to offering unwavering support and guidance during difficult times. Julia prioritizes the validation of each individual's unique needs and works diligently to create a safe and understanding therapeutic environment. ​ Recognizing the significance of language barriers in accessing mental health care, Julia is committed to working with clients from diverse backgrounds and ensuring they receive therapy in their preferred language. By offering a compassionate and inclusive approach, Julia aims to empower individuals to navigate their healing journeys with professionalism and care. In-Office and Virtual sessions are available.

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Pre-Licensed Therapist

Amy Strawser, M.S., NCC

Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree from Albright College in Applied Psychology and Organizational Behavior and a Masters of Arts Degree from Messiah College in Clinical Counseling. In addition, she is a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Amy Strawser possesses a strong passion for helping others and is deeply committed to making a positive impact in the lives of her clients. With a steadfast dedication to holistic treatment, Amy brings diverse skills and extensive experience to her practice, ensuring comprehensive support for the individuals she works with. Her professional journey has equipped her to effectively assist clients in navigating challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, and the pursuit of an authentic life that encourages personal growth and empowerment.

Amy's therapeutic approach is anchored in a solid understanding of various modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Informed Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based practices. These methodologies enable her to deliver personalized care that addresses each client's unique needs and goals.​ Central to Amy's practice is establishing a strong rapport with her clients. She strives to cultivate a safe, non-judgmental environment where individuals can freely explore their thoughts and emotions. Her warm and empathetic demeanor fosters trust and understanding, which are crucial for fostering meaningful therapeutic progress. Amy takes pride in her intuitive nature and sensitivity to her client's needs, which allow her to adapt her therapeutic approach to supporting each individual's journey toward healing and personal growth. Amy's commitment to her clients is unwavering. She is dedicated to empowering those she works with to overcome challenges and achieve their personal goals. Through compassionate care and evidence-based practices, she guides her clients toward clarity and supports them every step of the way.

Gina M. Bowers, M.Ed., NCC, LPC

Psychotherapist

Gina M. Bowers, M.Ed., NCC, LPC

Gina Bowers is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Psychology from Mansfield University. She earned a Master’s in Education-Counseling from the University of North Carolina- Greensboro. She also holds a Master of Science from George Washington University in Educational Technology Leadership.
 
She is a former College Counselor and continues to hold a position as a College Professor. She has been working in the field for 30 years, and much of her work focused on adult depression, anxiety, stress, LGBT, career-changing, ADHD, balancing academic and personal life, and self-esteem issues. She was a Therapeutic Foster parent and worked with children in the Foster Care system.
 
Gina’s approach combines behavioral, mindfulness, and Cognitive techniques.
 
Gina is licensed in PA.

Virtual sessions only. 

Patricia (Patty) Lovelace, M.A., M.S.

Psychotherapist

Patricia (Patty) Lovelace, M.A., M.S., LPC

Patricia (Patty) Lovelace is a licensed professional counselor who graduated from Springfield College's School of Human Services in 2002. She later earned a Master of Arts Degree from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, which was formerly known as the Tai Sophia Institute for the Healing Arts in Applied Healing Arts, in 2005. In 2011, Patricia returned to Springfield College to complete her Master of Science Degree in Human Services, specializing in Mental Health Counseling.

Patricia has worked in the mental health field for 23 years, helping people with a range of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and reactive attachment disorder. She has experience working with children and adults, with a focus on trauma and addiction for the past decade.

Patricia employs a variety of therapeutic approaches, including traditional and alternative treatments such as guided meditation, journey work, and other behavioral and cognitive therapies. She is committed to healing the mind, body, and spirit in a peaceful and serene atmosphere, making it easier to release fear and resistance.

Patricia offers both in-office and virtual therapy sessions.

Latreshia Lilly, B.A., Clinical Intern

Pre-Licensed Therapist

Latreshia Lilly, MFT

Latreshia Lilly graduated with her Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. She has a Bachelor's in theatre with concentrations in musical theatre performance and performance directing from the Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She has experience working with people from adolescence to aging life stages. She uses multiple techniques and talk therapy to create a judgment-free and safe space to help clients reach their goals physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. She finds this work to be deeply profound and impactful, and she is honored to continue her education and personal growth to benefit clients and her therapeutic journey. Ideal clients are those who are ready to make a change, become the most authentic versions of themselves, and maintain healthy relationships with others because "people need people!"

In-Office and Virtual Sessions are available.

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Pre-Licensed Clinical Mental Health Therapist

Mackenzie S. Flood, M.A.

Mackenzie Flood holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Adams State University. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Elizabethtown College. She has experience working with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, phobias, autism spectrum disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, LGBTQIA+, and those experiencing housing or financial insecurity, low self-esteem, and bullying.

 

Mackenzie approaches each client with warmth, empathy, and understanding, and prioritizes the establishment of a good therapeutic relationship. She utilizes a variety of modalities, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, exposure therapy, and narrative therapy, to assist clients in reaching their goals, but more importantly, wellness. She is dedicated to providing a welcoming and open space for individuals, couples, and families, to work on bettering themselves and their mental well-being.

 

In-Office and Virtual Sessions are available.

Karyn Ligon, LMT

Massage Therapist

Karyn Ligon, LMT

Karyn is a licensed massage therapist with a special interest in massage for depression, anxiety, and pain relief. Karyn's approach is in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, connective tissue massage, cupping, and hot stone therapy. 

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Massage Therapist

Ally Harris, LMT

Ally Harris, LMT, is a licensed massage therapist and recent graduate of the Pittsburgh School of Massage Therapy. With a solid foundation in diverse massage techniques, Ally specializes in deep tissue and Swedish massage, crafting each session to cater to her clients' individual needs. Her approach seamlessly integrates therapeutic and relaxation techniques, offering immediate relief and fostering long-term wellness benefits.

At our counseling center, Ally plays a crucial role in providing integrated care that nurtures both the mind and body. Whether you're dealing with chronic pain management or seeking stress relief, Ally is committed to guiding you towards optimal wellness through her compassionate and skilled therapeutic touch.

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