Clinicians

Clinicians

The clinical staff is a team of experienced professionals with distinct areas of specialization and varied personal and educational backgrounds, with a passion for providing excellent care. This unique blend of sensitivity and professional expertise enriches the atmosphere at WWC and facilitates matching clients with the therapist most suited to their needs.

 

 

Rebeccah Slade, LSWRebeccah Slade, LCSW

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Becky earned her master’s of social work degree from the University of New England. Becky 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 evidence based practices when working with individuals. 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, trauma, life transitions, and mood disorders. Areas of specialized training include Internal Family Systems (IFS), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and brainspotting. Becky also holds administrative management responsibilities at Wellness Works Counseling in an effort to continuously improve client care and community outreach.

Rick Jackson, LPCRick Jackson, LPC

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Rick is a graduate of Duquesne University and a licensed professional counselor. He has years of advanced training in Psychodynamic, Gestalt and Cognitive/Dialectical therapies. As a certified clinical trauma professional (CCTP-II) with the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP), Rick specializes in work with early-life abuse and neglect. Decades of trauma intervention experience include field response to traumatic events with Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) teams for police and emergency responders involved in on-duty deaths and lethal encounters.

In addition to trauma work, Rick’s secondary graduate training at both Duquesne and Pitt universities focused on marriage and family. Over 30 years of work with domestic violence/abuse include training of police response to domestic violence, as well as therapy for victims. Rick also counsels couples with problems with communication, chemical and behavioral addictions, anger, infidelity, intimacy, and “lifestyle” conflicts.

Therapeutic interventions are tailored specifically to the needs and preferences of each client from a wide variety of the most effective modern and traditional approaches, including hypnotherapy. Depression, anxiety, panic, PTSD and personality disorders often respond well to a combination of psychodynamic, cognitive/dialectical and body/brain interventions.

 

william-forsytheWilliam Forsythe, LPC

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William Forsythe earned his bachelor’s of science degree in Psychology from Penn State University and his master’s of education in Counseling Psychology at Columbia University. He is certified as a clinical trauma professional with over ten years of experience in the field.

William Forsythe is a highly passionate, mental health professional believing in the importance of finding balance in all aspects of life. William supports children, teenagers, and adults as individuals, families, and couples with finding their own therapeutic inner strength. William is well-versed in many mental health concerns, and he focuses on sexuality, relationships, LGBTQI+, spirituality, and mood issues. William incorporates evidence-based techniques such as mindfulness, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation, Tai Chi, and music for clients to empower themselves. Assisting individuals with autism and ADHD spectrum related disorders has influenced William’s understanding of the great capacity every person has to become stronger. William centers therapy on building internal awareness and self-acceptance through exploring thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. Clients gain a deeper understanding of who they are and where they would like their life to grow.

 

Doctor Susan Mickley DroletKen Evanoski, LCSW

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Ken is a licensed clinical social worker and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work. He specializes in working with clients of all ages and backgrounds, with extensive experience working with children, teens, adults, couples, families, and geriatrics. Ken is known for using a calm and empathic approach to help clients sort out difficult thoughts and feelings. He also helps problem-solve, so people can gain control of their lives. Ken uses a strengths-perspective and solutions-focused strategy to help clients reach their goals.

Ken is certified in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and is listed as a community provider for older adults and geriatrics. Ken is passionate about helping clients with depression, anxiety, and self-esteem issues. He enjoys helping people work through their problems, find ways to cope, and work towards living a healthier and happier life.

 

 

amyRandall Harris, PsyD, Clinical Director

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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 and assessment of autism-spectrum disorders, working with the LGBTQI communities, and child/family behavioral issues. Dr. Harris is also trained in psychological assessment for both children and adults, including diagnosis of autism-spectrum disorders, ADHD, and general diagnostic assessment. His therapy operates from a strengths-based approach which works to guide patients to solutions for identified difficulties.

 

teresa-fioricaTeresa Fiorica, LSW

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Teresa graduated from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Social Work with a master’s degree and is a licensed social worker. She has been trained and is experienced in performing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a technique to assist individuals reprocess trauma. She has a certification in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) for first responders. Teresa provides a warm inviting therapeutic atmosphere free of judgment, where a client can feel safe to share their thoughts and feelings.

Teresa’s service population is adolescents, young adults, and adults. Her particular interest is working with couples and women. In her years of practice, she has experience with depression, anxiety, grief, bipolar, self esteem issues, situational crises of life, phase of life issues, and trauma. She practices a client-centered approach and works with the client’s unique strengths. Teresa draws on many different therapeutic approaches to help the client reach their fullest potential. Her one word mantra is hope. She believes there is always hope.

 

katlyn-walshKatlyn Walsh, LPC

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Katlyn is a licensed professional counselor who has experience working with children, teenagers, adults, and families. Katlyn is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and works with people who have experienced trauma and post-traumatic stress symptoms.

Katlyn’s expertise and passion is working with those clients struggling with anxiety, depression, and anger, and assisting them in identifying the source of those symptoms. Katlyn strongly believes that strengthening areas of life, such as relationships, health, work, and leisure will result in an increase in happiness and a decrease in mental health symptoms.

Katlyn adapts her counseling services to the needs of the clients and assists with finding solutions to their presenting problems and reinforcing every client’s strengths.

 

marianne-norrisMarianne Norris, LPC

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Marianne earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and Master’s of Art in Clinical Psychology from Edinboro University. She is a licensed professional counselor and is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Marianne has experience working with children, teenagers, and adults who have experienced trauma and present with post-traumatic symptoms. She has years of experience working with children in the child welfare system.

Marianne works with children, adults, and families with trauma, anxiety, depression, relational difficulties, grief, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, and those experiencing changes in life. She utilizes a strength-based, client-centered approach and believes that clients are the experts in their own lives. Marianne provides a warm, supportive environment in which clients can verbalize their thoughts and feelings without judgement and can heal and grow.

 

 

marianne-norrisDianna Allen

Dianna earned her Master of Arts from Edinboro University of PA in Rehabilitation Counseling. She is a licensed clinical therapist with over 15 years’ experience in multiple cities and settings, which allows for flexibility in therapeutic approaches when meeting with unique clients. Areas of experience and expertise include attachment theory and early-life trauma, strength-based therapy, motivational interviewing, and holistic health/mindfulness practice.

Dianna creates a safe space and nonjudgmental connection with individuals and couples so they can develop self-awareness and self-compassion. She feels collaboration and acceptance form a solid foundation for clinical relationships.

Using strength-based, relational counseling skills, she works to help clients alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression, anger, grief, stress, and addictive behaviors. In addition to therapeutic work, she also supports clients in exploring holistic health options, including nutrition, exercise, movement, play and time in nature to improve emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.