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Meet Our Team

William Bivins, MSW, LSW

William Bivins, MSW, LSW

Clinical Therapist

William is a Licensed Social Worker who graduated with his bachelor’s degree and masters degree in 2021 and 2022, respectively. He has served in the United States’ military since 2006, which has included travel throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, as well as throughout the United States.

Kristy Kuhn, MSSA, LSW

Kristy Kuhn, MSSA, LSW

Clinical Therapist

Kristy is a Licensed Social Worker who graduated with her Master’s degree in 2017 from Case Western Reserve. Kristy has the ability to provide the tools necessary for the client to find inner strength. She also provides a safe, calm, and engaging environment for individuals to express themselves.

Dawn Studniarz

Dawn Studniarz

Student Intern

As far back as I can remember, I have been passionate and eager to learn more about psychology and mental health. I realize my path in life happened for a reason and I now have been able to follow my dreams.

Samantha Mechling, MSW, LSW

Samantha Mechling, MSW, LSW

Clinical Therapist and Hypnotherapy

Samantha has worked in various areas, and has found herself most passionate about helping young adults and adults dealing with depressive moods, anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, low self-esteem and self-confidence, eating disorders, body image, self-harm, postpartum, and various life changes. 

Victoriya Reich, LCDCIII, LISW-S

Victoriya Reich, LCDCIII, LISW-S

Co-Founder, Clinical Supervisor, & Clinical Therapist

Victoriya Reich is a clinical social worker and chemical dependency counselor who provides comprehensive therapy and case management for individuals, couples, families, and companies to improve personal and profession development.

Adriana Marazita, MSW, RSW, LMSW

Adriana Marazita, MSW, RSW, LMSW

Clinical Therapist

Hi! My name is Adriana Marazita and I am a Registered Social Worker and Certified Child and Youth Worker. I provide support to individuals of all ages with severe and persistent mental illness.

Pamela Miller, MSW, LSW

Pamela Miller, MSW, LSW

Clinical Therapist

Pam first got into the Social Work Field as she wanted to empower others, and 15 Years Later, she is  still as passionate about Empowering others, as she was when she first started. 

Michelle Boclear, LSW

Michelle Boclear, LSW

Clinical Therapist

Michelle is a passionate social worker who utilizes a variety of techniques and skills to drawn upon people’s strengths to help them sort out their challenges and goals. She capable of bringing out the positive in situations and make people feel better about their circumstances and outcomes.

Rachael Gardner Purdy, LPC,  LICDC, BSSW, EMDR Specialist

Rachael Gardner Purdy, LPC, LICDC, BSSW, EMDR Specialist

Clinical Therapist

Rachael is an experienced and compassionate clinician with licenses in Ohio and Illinois. Rachael has her Independent license in Chemical Dependency, License in Social Work, License in Professional Counseling in the state of Ohio.

Krista Kavalauskas, MIM

Krista Kavalauskas, MIM

Virtual Assistant

Krista Kavalauskas graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's in International Studies with Minors in Educational Services and German. Krista completed her Master's degree from Colorado State University in International Management, specializing in Human Resource Management.

Jennifer Ladonne, LMSW

Jennifer Ladonne, LMSW

Clinical Therapist

Jennifer's therapeutic approach reflects her belief that within our most difficult emotions lie the seeds of resilience, wisdom and wholeness.

Mone't Randle

Mone't Randle

Student Intern

With a heart dedicated to promoting understanding and acceptance, Mone't seeks to bridge the gap between various facets of society.

Steve Cartell, MSW, LSW, EMDR Trained

Steve Cartell, MSW, LSW, EMDR Trained

Clinical Therapist

Steve earned his Masters in Social Work degree from The Ohio State University College of Social Work and also has training in EMDR. Steve has previous experience working in inpatient facilities, psychiatric hospitals, private practice and outpatient community mental health centers. He has worked extensively with the LGBTQIA+ community.

Amy Smitke, LISW-S, LICDC

Amy Smitke, LISW-S, LICDC

Co-Founder, Clinical Supervisor, & Clinical Therapist

Amy is an experienced & passionate Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory Designation. She holds an independent license in Chemical Dependency. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Chemical Dependency Counseling from Tiffin University, a Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University.

Amy Sierschula, LSW

Amy Sierschula, LSW

Virtual Assistant

Amy is a passionate advocate that enjoys helping people explore their feelings in an empathetic environment. Amy has specific experience with children, adolescents, and adults dealing with trauma.

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