The clinical staff is a team of experienced professionals with distinct areas of specialization and varied personal and educational backgrounds. Yet, they have in common a passion for providing excellent care. This unique blend of sensitivity, professional expertise and diverse leisure pastimes enriches the atmosphere at WWC and facilitates matching clients with the provider most suited to their needs.
Dr. Susan Drolet Coneybeer, PsyD, Clinical Director
Dr. Drolet Coneybeer is a seasoned therapist who specializes in individual/family therapy and behavioral medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University with majors in psychology and sociology. Sue’s master and doctorate degrees were achieved from Indiana University of PA. Graduate work specialties included family therapy and behavioral medicine.
Sue currently works with adults and children with relationship problems, mood disorders/depression, anxiety or those persons who are experiencing life changes and need counsel. Those life changes may include losses of all kinds, vocational or financial concerns or perhaps relationship changes. Sue sees families who may be experiencing marital concerns, a child with behavioral problems, or a teenager or adult child struggling with drug or alcohol addictions. Older families may be adjusting to an empty nest, aging parents or even retirement. Behavioral medicine specialties include trauma, eating disorders, pain management, headaches, pre-surgical evaluations, and insomnia.
Counseling sessions offer support, use research-based therapies, teach positive forms of coping, aid with cognitive and behavioral change and reinforce a person’s strengths.
Sharon Brown, LPC
Sharon is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Additionally, Sharon worked many years as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor specializing in chronic pain management and traumatic brain injury.
She received a BA from Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio and her master degree from West Virginia University. She has over fifteen years’ experience working with individuals and couples.
Sharon incorporates various therapeutic styles into her counseling including REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as solution and strength based strategies. She utilizes imagery and visualization and her sessions focus on forward movement.
Her areas of special interest include OCD, panic and anxiety disorders, self-esteem issues, issues arising with adult children of alcoholics, depression, grief counseling, adult ADD/ADHA, phobias, marital/couples conflict. She is able to identify with an older population and has a heart for the concerns that come with aging.
Sharon recognizes the importance of allowing an individual to process information at his/her own pace.
Rick Jackson, LPC, CADC
Rick is a licensed professional counselor, and he is certified in chemical addictions, domestic violence and anger management. A graduate of Duquesne University, Rick specializes in trauma-related treatments, and he is a continuing education instructor in topics related to post-traumatic stress disorder, early-life trauma and sexual abuse, relationship trauma, domestic violence, and addictions.
A special focus of experience is with victims of interpersonal violence, sexual assault, rape, and he has extensive experience working with police and emergency responders with duty-related trauma, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Rick is experienced in working with couples regarding relationship and communication problems, as well as infidelity, abuse, substance abuse and addicted family members, and behavioral addictions