Clinicians

Clinicians

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.

 

Doctor Susan Mickley Drolet

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, LPCSharon 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, LPCRick 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

 

 

amyRandall Harris, PsyD

Dr. Harris is a licensed psychologist. He earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh before obtaining his doctorate in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). He has been providing therapy and assessment to youth and adults for the past 15 years.

While comfortable working with most diagnoses, Dr. Harris’ areas of clinical focus include treatment of autism-spectrum disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, and child/family behavioral issues. Dr. Harris is also trained in psychological assessment for both children and adults, including diagnosis of autism-spectrum disorders, learning disorders, and general diagnostic assessment. His therapy operates from a strengths-based approach which works to guide patients to solutions for identified difficulties.

Lauren Johnson, MS, LPCLauren Johnson, MS, LPC

Lauren is a licensed professional counselor who has earned her master of science in counseling psychology degree from Chatham University. She has experience working with children that have special needs, and she has a particular interest in autism spectrum disorders. Lauren also has experience working with adults of all ages with a wide range of diagnoses. She has a special interest in working with individuals experiencing anxiety disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Lauren enjoys taking a holistic wellness approach in treating clients in order to take a look at how all aspects of an individual’s life contribute to their overall positive wellbeing. Some of the preferred counseling approaches Lauren uses are strength based, solution focused, cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure and response prevention therapy, existentialism, and mindfulness training.

Rebeccah Slade, LSWRebeccah Slade, LSW

Becky earned her master’s of social work degree from the University of New England. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is at the core of any clinical work. Her work initiates from a client-centered stance and infuses principles and techniques from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and solutions-focused therapy. Becky works with children, adults, families and couples.

Becky works collaboratively with clients and provides a place of unconditional acceptance where individuals can feel safe enough to give voice to their pain and find freedom to move forward to a different future. Areas of focus include depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions, mood disorders, and trauma-related issues.

Becky also holds administrative management responsibilities at Wellness Works Counseling in an effort to continuously improve client care and community outreach.

 

amyAmy L. Pomaybo, LCSW

Amy is a licensed clinical social worker who earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology from Juniata College before completing a master of social work degree at the University of Pittsburgh. Amy has also completed specialized training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Christian Counseling.