Anne Mangold, LISW, LCSW
Finneytown & Florence
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
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
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.
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