AJ Horowitz is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in California, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Utah. He has a vast array of clinical interests and offers services in trauma and PTSD, anxiety, substance use, LGBT issues, and codependency.
AJ’s personal recovery from alcohol use disorder over 30 years ago made his desire to help people not only a want, but an imperative. AJ believes that treatment is a joint effort between him and his patient. He will work with his patient to explore issues that are troubling and together, will look for healing as a team.
AJ has lived all over the country and worked with the military for nearly a decade.
“If I am not for me then who is for me. If I am only for myself then what am I.”
Natalie Roncallo is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adolescents and adults in Colorado, Florida and Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, stress management, trauma and PTSD. In her practice, Dr. Roncallo’s philosophy of care is centered around the belief that giving patients room to feel comfortable and speak, in what can be a very vulnerable experience, should be of utmost importance. As she educates and guides patients through their treatment, she also finds it important that patients take an active role in their treatment as well.
Dr. Roncallo became interested in mental and behavioral health care early on in her medical training when she realized mental health care encompasses all fields of medicine and is a strong determinant in patient success. She feels grateful for having the privilege of assisting patients in improving their mental health, and in turn, other aspects of their lives as well.
Dr. Roncallo has an Australian Shepherd and a Yorkshire Terrier. Her favorite hobby is Olympic weightlifting. She loves reading, listening to audiobooks and learning new things.
“The mind is just like a muscle – the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets and the more it can expand.” – Idowu Koyenikan
Sharon Kopyc is a licensed clinical social worker offering behavioral healthcare services to residents in Kentucky, New York and Pennsylvania. She specializes in trauma, women’s issues, addiction, mood disorders and stress management utilizing the EMDR, mindfulness-based (MBCT) and structural family therapy methods, to name a few.
Sharon became interested in behavioral health care while in undergraduate school when she was drawn to courses in psychology and sociology and always had a keen interest in listening to people and helping them sort out their problems. She was encouraged to pursue a career in behavioral health care when those who she helped would thank her for being so supportive!
Sharon prefers a person-centered approach to care where she views her patient as an expert in their own life. This allows her to work directly with her patient to help facilitate a path to a happier and satisfying life.
She is also an author having just published Writing Measurable Outcomes in Psychotherapy with Oxford University.
“The struggle you’re in today is the strength you need for tomorrow.”
Erin Magoon is a licensed professional counselor offering services to adolescents and adults in Illinois. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, she specializes in life transitions, relationship issues, coping skills, self-esteem and stress management. In her practice, Erin utilizes a person-centered approach to tailor treatment to the needs of her clients. She cares greatly about those who she works with and believes that encouraging others is a personal gift that brings her great joy.
Erin has always been incredibly passionate about helping others. Having the ability to read how people are feeling is what drew her into the counseling profession.
Erin is an avid runner and says that running everyday helps her personally cope with stress. She also enjoys cooking in her down time and her claim to fame is an awesome lasagna!
“Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – Brittney Castro
Michelle Brink is a licensed professional counselor offering services to adults in Pennsylvania and Washington. She has a vast array of clinical interests and her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression and mood disorders. Michelle holds two Masters Degrees and has been a professional in the mental health field since 2005. It was during her employment as a therapeutic staff support person when she realized her love of working in the mental health field and became fascinated in identifying the cause of specific disorders and how someone could be helped.
Michelle believes in a person-centered and strength based method which allows her to tailor treatment for each person individually. To fully succeed, she follows a team-effort approach that includes collaboration between members on each patient’s team throughout treatment.
“Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.”
Mark Lancet is a licensed professional counselor providing services to adolescents and adults in Pennsylvania and Virginia. He has a vast array of clinical interests and his areas of expertise include addiction, depression, codependency, geriatric therapy and self-esteem. Mark first became interested in behavioral health care because he wanted to make a positive impact on other people’s lives and to assist in constructing a path forward in partnership with each patient. Mark’s philosophy of care is to meet a person where they’re currently at in a non-judgmental and accepting way.
Fun facts about Mark include that he has appeared nationally on the Geraldo Rivera Show and has performed at the New York World’s Fair. Additionally, Mary has travelled to Great Britain, Spain and Italy.
“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” – Elie Wiesel
Elisha Farley is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress management, life transitions and parenting. She believes that with a supportive relationship, like the one she offers, individuals can better cope with their unique challenges and move forward in recovery through personal growth, empowerment and a renewed pattern of living.
Elisha’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare stems from being a child of divorce and benefiting from therapy to get the support she needed. She developed a joy for working with people and supporting them where she can.
Elisha is a mom. She enjoys being outside, hiking and walking. She has been a therapist for many years but has had a private practice for almost two years now.
Elisha often finds herself saying “Nothing changes if nothing changes;” “No would have, could have or should have;” or “You can’t control someone else, only yourself.”
Norma Cruz Luna is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adult residents in Pennsylvania. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are mood disorders and anxiety disorders. In her practice, Norma’s philosophy of care is to provide compassionate care with empathy.
Norma’s interest in mental and behavioral health care started early in medical school through behavior and pharmacotherapy studies.
Many would describe Norma as family-oriented, kind and a good listener.
Michele Leader is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in child and adolescent therapy, stress management, effective communication, career guidance and post-traumatic stress disorder. Michele’s philosophy of care is that one needs to develop positive support systems and relationships, strengthen established skills, gain new skills, be open to self-assessment, evaluate pros and cons of situations and issues, be willing to try new activities, be kind to one’s self and define and work towards a specific goal. Michele’s goal is to influence and support her clients’ growth and help them through any challenges they may face.
Michele volunteers at local animal rescues. She’s been a member of The National Association of Social Workers since 1990 and loves most types of music.
Vanessa Norris is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in medical and health issues, relationships, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. Vanessa believes in understanding and honoring her patients’ individual attributes and needs and tailoring treatment accordingly. While her training is mostly in psychodynamic therapies, she incorporates elements of other approaches into treatment including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and problem focused therapy.
Vanessa’s interest in mental and behavioral health care began after working on Wall Street for three years. She realized that she was much more of a “people person” and decided to go back to school to earn her master’s degree in social work.
Vanessa is originally from New York. She has a daughter, a son, and a Boston Terrier puppy. Her favorite hobbies include gardening and cooking.
“Life isn’t about surviving the storm but learning to dance in the rain.”