Clinical Professionals

Our Clinical Professionals

In most professions, experience matters. This is especially true in our field, where you’re trusting someone to help you understand and overcome things that can be sensitive, confusing, difficult, and terrifying – sometimes all at the same time. Our clinical team has experience helping people just like you manage the toughest issues and discover solutions and skills you can use for a lifetime.

Akron Office

Treatment Team A/B

Melissa Elbert, LSW

Dan Langer, EdD

Matt Ragon, LPCC, LICDC

Michael Kesselring, PMHNP – BC

Carol E. Lewis, M.D.

Yuan-Hua Thakore, MD

Julie Klein-Vovko, LISW – S

Phil Scozzaro, PhD

Raquel Capen, LPC, LCDC-II

Tomoko Sherrod, LPCC-S, LICDC, CHT

David Comko LPCC-S, LICDC-CS

Benjamin Nelson, LPC

Treatment Team C

Marilena Achim, MD

Cynthia Seibel Lormor, Ph.D

Team Coordinator

Lisa Renier, LISW – S

Rachel Schlosser, LPC

Bob Waldsmith, LPC

Stephanie Walker, LPC

Admissions Team

Team Member

Angela Sowers, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS

Admissions Coordinator

Michelle Bridgewater, LPCC-S

Corliss France, LSW

Kim Price, LISW – S

David Kern, LPCC

Christie Rush, MSSA, LSW


Savannah Altman, LPC

Olga Rafidi, LPC-S, NCC

Team Coordinator

Michaela Honigman, LPC

Medication Clinic

Julie Ashkar, PMHNP – BC

Tonya Gessler, PMHNP-BC

Michael Kesselring, PMHNP – BC

Wendy Barnett, PMHNP-BC

Fred Kilmer, PMHNP-BC

Jordan McCartney, RN

James Tudhope, PMHNP – BC

Team Coordinator

Paula Welch, RN

Care Coordinator

CPST (Case Management)

Nick Butto, QBMHS

Jamie Coleman, QBMHS

Daniel Dubravetz, QBMHS

Team Coordinator

Rose Eyerman, QBMHS

Paige Royer, QBMHS

Barberton Office

Liz Couts, LPPC-S

Tonya Gessler, PMHNP-BC

Michael Kesselring, PMHNP – BC

Carol Lewis, MD

Angela Rady, CPST

Pam Yeager, LISW, LICDC, LPN

Team Coordinator

Avery Zook, PhD

North Summit Office

Beth Angelotta, LISW-S

Julie Ashkar, PMHNP – BC

Susan Knope, LISW

Team Coordinator

Fred Kilmer, PMHNP-BC

Team Member

Roxanne Might, MSW, LSW