Anne Mangold, LISW, LCSW
Finneytown & Florence Offices
Anne Mangold founded Positive Pathways in June of 2000. She has been married for over 20 years and is a foster/adopt parent as well as the mother of two beautiful biological children. She has a mission to help each person she encounters become the best version of themselves. She also wants each individual who works with her to reach their dream. She strives to be an example of balancing work and family, home-schooling her two boys. She encourages peace through utilizing non-violent communication as a tool for each of her clients and team members. Anne also specializes in treating spirit, mind and body, and loves helping with chronic illnesses and weight loss with her nutrition education.
Meghan Spaulding, LPCC-S, ATR
Meghan Spaulding is originally from Cincinnati, OH and has been with Positive Pathways since July 2010. She obtained her B.S. in Art Therapy from Bowling Green State University in 2002, and completed her Masters of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services, with a concentration in Expressive Therapies, from the University of Louisville in 2004. Her experience has been with children, adolescents, families, and adults through individual, group, family, and couples therapy. She has worked with clients in community-based services, intensive in-home therapy, residential treatment, and outpatient counseling. She has utilized an eclectic style with clients through her training in Art Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, strength-based, and solution focused techniques to address a variety of mental health issues including: depression, anxiety, anger, grief/loss, self esteem, and substance abuse.
Sarrah Garvin, LPCC
Sarrah has worked in mental health for over ten years. She completed her Master’s Degree at Xavier University in Ohio and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati. While attending school Sarrah worked for Women Helping Women and the Cincinnati Police Personal Crimes Unit as an advocate for victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic violence, and Stalking. After college Sarrah worked with Talbert House in Ohio serving Children and Families as an Outpatient Therapist at various inner city elementary schools on a number of problematic issues. Experience has been with children, adolescents, family and couples via Individual, Family, and Group therapy through community based services, as well as in home therapy. Sarrah has experience dealing with such issues as: Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Reactive Attachment Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorders and Conduct disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sensory Issues, Anger Management, Acculturation Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Drug and Alcohol Issues, Grief and Loss, Marital and Family Issues, and LGBT issues. Sarrah utilizes an eclectic approach to counseling blending reality Therapy, Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral Strategies to best serve her clients needs.
Amy Thomas, LISW
Amy has been practicing mental health counseling since 2003 and graduated from the University of Cincinnati. Amy employs a holistic approach, focusing on mind, body, spirit connection. Amy works with individuals, couples, families and adolescents. Her areas of focus are mood disorders, women's issues, gay & lesbian issues, self mutilation issues, abuse & trauma, and grief & loss.
Deborra Miller, LPCC
Finneytown & Mason Offices
Deborra completed her Master of Arts in Counseling from Cincinnati Christian University and has been practicing mental health counseling since 2002. She has a previous career of more than 20 years in teaching in her home state of Iowa and she holds a Master of Arts in Education from Viterbo University (LaCrosse, WI). Deborra has worked with adults, adolescents and teens through individual, family and couples therapy with Positive Pathways; and with adults for more than 10 years in community-based outpatient services where she provided individual, group, family and couples therapy. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and strength-based techniques to address a variety of mental/emotional health issues including depression, anxiety, emotion/anger regulation, grief/loss, self-esteem, relationship conflicts, divorce recovery, trauma, abuse, life transitions and spiritual exploration and growth. Deborra is licensed as a Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor (PCCs) and has enjoyed training new counselors in the profession.
Terry L. Coy II, LMFT, IMFT
Lawrenceburg, Finneytown, & Florence Offices
Terry has been in mental health services for over 10 years, serving children, families, foster and adoptive parents, individuals and couples. Terry completed his Master Degree of Marriage and Family Therapy at Indiana Wesleyan University in Indianapolis, IN and his Bachelor of Arts in Social Work at Franklin College in Franklin, IN. Terry has provided adoption support for child services, intensive in-home therapy, family therapy, pre-marital and marital therapy, individual therapy, and play therapy utilizing Thera-play. Terry has experience treating Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Reactive Attachment Disorders, Oppositional Defiance Disorders and Conduct disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Anger Management, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Drug and Alcohol Issues, Grief and Loss, Marital and Family Issues.
Utilizing his training and experience in Strategic Family Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, SMART Recovery, Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy, and Thera-play, Terry focuses on supporting clients in achieving long-term success for themselves and in their relationships.
Delanie Isaacs, LPCC
Delanie completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Women's Studies at Miami University, and Master's Degrees in Mental Health Counseling and Women's Studies from the University of Cincinnati. She has a decade of experience in the mental health field.
Delanie specializes in treating women experiencing antenatal depression, anxiety, and OCD. Delanie enjoys working with adults and adolescents coping with ADHD, anxiety, trauma and depression. She employs a holistic approach that incorporates mindfulness, nutrition, movement, and lifestyle changes. Additionally, Delanie has extensive experience and comfort working with LGBTQ individuals.
Bob Thomas, LPCA, CADC
Bob is a northern Kentucky native who began his profession in the health services field as a substance abuse counselor in residential treatment facilities. After completing his Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a focus on addiction and recovery from Liberty University, Bob was eligible to apply to be a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) in Kentucky. He then went on to complete a Master of Education in Counseling from Lindsey Wilson College, school of professional counselors, and has since been in private practice settings working with individuals with depression, anxiety, anger issues, spirituality, career concerns, self-esteem issues as well as both substance and non-substance related addictions. Bob has completed certificate training programs for Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and the treatment of sex/internet addiction.
Bob is a client-centered therapist with a genuine desire to help his clients achieve their individualized treatment goals and live a better quality of life. He tailors therapy to meet unique needs utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing strategies
Edwin Barnes, Ed.D, LPCC-S
Edwin Barnes brings multi-faceted career experience to Positive Pathways, with fourteen years as a licensed clinical counselor. He holds a doctorate in Educational and Behavioral Psychology from University of Cincinnati and Masters in Counseling from Xavier University. He previously worked as a Field Instructor at the UC College of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, developed and taught courses in Physician-Patient Communication, Cross-Cultural Community Health, Human Development, Educational Psychology, and Human Sexuality.
As an independent therapist, Dr. Barnes utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Client populations include adolescents, adults, couples, and elders. Mental health areas of focus are Adjustment Disorders, Anxiety/Stress, Depression, Trauma, Substance Abuse, Self-Injury, Grief and Bereavement, Marital and Family Communication, Veterans/Vet Families coping with PTSD; certified for Critical Incident Debriefing /Intervention (CISD).
Edwin strives to enhance clients’ own problem-solving abilities and rational thinking. Clients’ personal goals are explored carefully through a nurturing therapeutic relationship.
Kay Fields-LeVan, LCSW, LISW-S
Kay earned her Bachelor of Science in Police Administration from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Kentucky. Kay is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Kentucky and a Licensed Independent Social Worker with a supervision designation (LISW-S) in the state of Ohio. Kay has 10 years of experience working in Child Welfare, working with children who have experienced Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse and Neglect. She has worked with adults and children involved with criminal/legal systems in both Kentucky and Ohio. Kay has four years of experience in medical social work, working with patients and families dealing with chronic, acute and end of life diagnoses.
As a licensed clinical social worker, Kay specializes in helping individuals, couples, teens and families. Offering psychotherapy to those experiencing anxiety, depression, situational stress, relationship or internal conflict, loss and grief. Kay is a strength-based therapist assisting clients to gain insight and knowledge about their challenges, symptoms and stressors. Kay focuses on finding solutions and developing problem solving skills that work for each individual. Kay believes a good fit between the client and the therapist is essential for mutual trust and respect, along with a commitment to the process and a desire to focus on your needs and concerns.
Shamar Oglesby, LPCC-S
Shamar is an Indiana native but has lived in the Cincinnati area for about 9yrs. Shamar has been working in the mental health field as therapist since 2008. Shamar completed his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Indiana. He is currently a Licensed Independent Social Worker with supervisory destination - LISW-S and Licensed Independent Chemical Drug Counselor- LICDC in the state of Ohio. Shamar is a Clinical Social Worker in the state of Kentucky. Shamar works with all populations including Adults, Adolescents and Children coping with in Anxiety, PTSD, Depression, Adjustment Disorders, ADHD, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Marriage and Family issues, Child and family issues and addiction. Shamar is strength-based therapist that utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational interviewing to best serve the client’s needs. He strives to provide great quality care and focuses on helping people reach their greatest potential.
Jonathan Norbert Trauth, EdD, LISW-S
Dr. Jonathan Trauth is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Science and Social Work at Miami University. In the 1990s while working for the affordable housing coalition and serving special needs populations, Jonathan studied psychology and theology leading to a dual Degree from Xavier University. In 2001, Dr. Trauth began working in substance abuse dependency counseling in inner city Lexington, KY, while working on his MSW at the University of Kentucky. He completed his Doctorate in Counseling at the University of Cincinnati in 2016.
Dr. Trauth traveled to El Salvador and to Nicaragua to help build water filtration systems and malaria-proofing latrines while also being introduced to permaculture techniques for third-world country applications. Dr. Trauth worked three years at the Clermont Recovery Center in Batavia, Ohio, with adolescents incorporating therapy through gardening. He then brought the ideas learned in horticulture therapy to clients and families at Lighthouse Youth Services where he worked as a social worker and clinical supervisor.
Last year he completed his 72 hour permaculture Trauth certification. More recently at St. Leo the Great parish, Dr. Trauth began working with the Burundian refugee population. These refugees requested his help in obtaining land for farming so they could grow their own food. Observable outcomes that have had a significant impact on these refugees include community integration, self-efficacy, self-sufficiency, increase in business knowledge, opportunities for physical exercise for all ages, and a collaboration with different organizations focused on the creation and sustainability of a refugee garden.
Dr. Trauth is a lecturer in the Department of Counseling, Social Work & Leadership at NKU. Dr. Trauth began working in substance abuse dependency counseling in inner city Lexington, KY, while working on his MSW at the University of Kentucky. He completed his Doctorate in Counseling at the University of Cincinnati in 2016.
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