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.
Susan Drolet Coneybeer, PsyD
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.
Rick Jackson, LPC
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
William Forsythe, LPC
William Forsythe is a multiple state licensed and highly passionate mental health professional. He believes in the importance of finding balance in all aspects of life. William earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology from Penn State University. Soon after he entered Columbia University and completed a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling Psychology. He has over ten years of experience in the field of mental health.
William Forsythe has been able to support a range of clients from children, teenagers, and adults in both individual and group settings with finding their own therapeutic inner strength. While being well versed in a multitude of mental health concerns, he focuses on sexuality, relationships, LGBTQI+, spirituality, anxiety, and depression. He is highly skilled in and regularly incorporates evidence-based techniques such as mindfulness, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation, Tai Chi, and music for clients to empower themselves. His work assisting individuals with autism spectrum related disorders to develop social skills has influenced William’s understanding of the great capacity every person has to become stronger. William believes in using an approach centered on building internal awareness through exploring thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. Clients are able to gain a deeper understanding of who they are and where they would like their life to grow.