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.”
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
Nadya Gifeisman is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in Pennsylvania. She has a vast array of clinical interests, and her expertise includes depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, PTSD, physical trauma, emotional abuse and adjustment to a phase of life. Nadya has always been interested in humanity and psychology and found counseling to be one of the most rewarding ways to care for the person. She enjoys connecting with people and finding creative ways to help people deal with life changes.
Nadya’s style of counseling is tailored to meet her patient’s unique needs. Her approach to care is guided by the need to attain solutions to problems while finding balance in daily living. Nadya can provide therapeutic interventions that respect diverse spiritual and cultural backgrounds, allowing her patient to grow and become empowered to make their own life choices and decisions.
To relax, Nadya likes to read books, listen to music, watch movies and cook. She also enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and swimming.
“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
Kasey Walls is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to children, adolescents and adults in Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in eating disorders, depression, anxiety, mood disorders and geriatrics. In her practice, Kasey believes that the provider and patient should work together as a team, along with any other important figures in the patient’s life, to determine the best strategy for the highest quality of life.
Kasey’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed during her undergraduate clinical rotation. Her clinical instructor’s deep passion for the specialty motivated her to pursue her doctor of nursing practice degree in psychiatric mental health nursing.
Kasey has a little daughter named, Tessa. She has two dogs, a Lhasa Apso named Leia and a Wheaten Terrier named Lily. She enjoys spending as much time outdoors as possible – hiking, kayaking, biking, anything really! Kasey is a plant lover and has at least 20 houseplants and the competing franchises in her house is Harry Potter and Star Wars (hence the names of the dogs).
“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of the intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the beauty in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that one life has breathed easier because you lived here. This is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Clinician Gender Identity: Female
Clinician Racial/Ethnic Identity: White
Treatment Age Range: 5+
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Men’s Issues and Health
Trauma and PTSD
Women’s Issues and Health
Sleep or Insomnia
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)-focused
Tammy Jamison is a licensed professional counselor offering services to child, adolescent and adult residents in Pennsylvania. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in addictions, anxiety disorders, grief and loss counseling, women’s issues and depression. In her practice, Tammy’s philosophy of care can be summed up in one word – empathy.
Tammy has been working in the mental and behavioral health care field for over 20 years, 15 of which has been extensively with women and addictions. She volunteers to help the homeless and is in the process of being trained in EMDR therapy.
“Time heal all wounds” – Rose Kennedy
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.”
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.”