Janet (Jeni) Fetzer (MA, LPCC-S) Received her graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. She has worked with a variety of populations including adolescents, adults, and families in both individual and group settings. In her work with adolescents, she has provided care for children and teens who report issues regarding suicide, depression, anxiety, family concerns, and behavior issues. Jeni has training in both art and play therapy and specializes in the unique needs that children and adolescents face. She utilizes a strength-based approach with each individual to help them achieve their goals toward wellness. Jeni is known for her ability to use humor as a therapeutic tool, while having the ability to honor her client’s trauma and difficult experiences. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor-supervisor in the state of Ohio and owns the private practice.
Lara Waldenmaier (MA, LPCC) has a Masters degree in Clinical Pastoral Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio. Lara has worked in private counseling and psychiatry practices, in the community, and in hospital-based assessment and referral departments with many different types of people: adults with mental illnesses-anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, panic disorder and schizophrenia, college students, couples, the elderly, internationals, job seekers and people seeking support and direction for life’s struggles and spiritual questions. Lara is known for being kind and supportive in her direction with her clients. Her patience and care is utilized throughout her therapy with her clients. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor in the state of Ohio.
Meredith Berdysz (MA, LPC) obtained her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling from John Carroll University. She is a licensed counselor in the state of Ohio and has experience working with children, young adults, college students, and adults. Meredith believes therapy works best as a collaborative process. She provides an accepting, nurturing, and safe environment. She strives to assist individuals in utilizing their existing skills and learning new skills to work on resolving issues that may be keeping them from becoming their best self.
Mindy Stewart (MA, LPC) received her Master’s in Counseling degree from Colorado Christian University in colorful Colorado. She is a licensed counselor in the state of Ohio and has experience working with youth in foster care, and adults in the community dealing with chronic depression, anxiety, emotional instability, and personal care concerns. Most recently she has provided bereavement and grief support for those affected by long-term illnesses or the death of pediatric hospice patients. Mindy is grateful for the opportunity to walk alongside those struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship or transitional stress and concerns, and/or grief and loss while managing daily life, in the therapeutic setting of Anchor Counseling.
Melissa Heidemann (MSW, LISW-S) earned her masters degree in social work from Cleveland State University. She has over ten years of experience working with a variety of populations across all age groups. She has worked in both private practice and community mental health. In her experiences she has worked with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, trauma, school related issues, and marriage and family discord. Melissa has over four years of training and experience working with adolescents that have exhibited sexualized behaviors as well as individuals who have been victims of sexual assault. Her belief is that all people have experiences throughout their lives that can be difficult to overcome and walk through but that there is always a path for healing, recovery and wellness. Her approach to counseling is a relaxed and comfortable environment that utilizes a variety of approaches to help one find solutions that are relatable, individualized and specific to their own personal needs.
Paige Robertson (MA, LPC) received her graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from John Carroll University. She is a licensed counselor in the state of Ohio and has experience with a variety of ages and presenting concerns. These include but are not limited to trauma, anxiety, addiction, grief, depression, and self-esteem. Paige has spent the majority of her career utilizing a holistic approach to healing as well as a strengths based and solutions focused techniques. Her goals is to create a safe environment for free expression and healing.
Kate Nagy (M. Ed., LPC) has a Master’s degree of education in School Counseling and a Post Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from John Carroll University. During the school year she works at The Ratner School in Beachwood as a full time school counselor. Kate also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Kent State University. At her previous job, Kate provided counseling and case management services to students who struggled emotionally and behaviorally and also did her clinical internship with children and family counseling. She has experience with counseling students individually, as a group, and implementing school wide programming in addition to working with the LGBTQ population. Kate loves collaborating with others and enriching lives of the children she serves.
Lisa Gormley (MA, LPC) earned her Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at John Carroll University in 2018. She has experience in outpatient settings, specifically working in chemical dependency and dual-diagnosis. Lisa is also trained in Grief Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. She works with adults with depression, anxiety, substance use disorders, ptsd and other trauma-related disorders, career related issues, grief, and spirituality. Lisa’s kindness and compassion are evident through her work with others. She is well loved by her clients and is a committed and gracious therapist.
Nicole Kelleher (MSW, LSW) received her graduate degree in social work from Walden University. Nicole is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio and has experience working with children, teens/young adults, adults and families. She has worked in community, home and residential treatment settings while guiding those dealing with mental health, depression, anxiety and traumatic experiences. Nicole is known for her warm presence and ability to connect with others easily. Her experience with trauma allows her to be a supportive and effective therapist to her clients. Nicole is thorough in her treatment planning and creative in her clincial interventions. Her goal is to create a safe space for growth and healing to the mind, body and soul.
Kimberly Rockwell (BSW, LSW) graduated from Youngstown State University and is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio. Kimberly believes that everyone needs a safe place where they can recieve understanding, comfort and encouragement as they navigate life’s ups and downs. Kimberly works with individuals who are in transition including grief, marital and family issues, as well as career changes. She has experience with anxiety and depression concerns and has a gifting in making clients feel they are not alone. Kimberly has provided therapy for clients of all ages and makes use of a variety of therapeutic techniques based on the client’s individual needs. Kimberly demonstrates a down to earth and compassionate personality in her time with her clients. Kimberly believes that there is hope and healing for all people and welcomes those who are looking for support. Her goal is for her to meet you where you are and help you get to where you need to be.
Haley Menix (BA)- Office and Billing Assistant Haley graduated in 2018 from Lake Erie College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Forensic concentration. She began interning with Anchor Counseling in the Fall of 2017, shadowing clinicians, billing insurance, and doing clerical work in the office. She was hired on as the Office and Billing Assistant in the Spring of 2019 and has learned so much in her time at Anchor. Haley is currently a second year Masters student at Cleveland State University, working towards obtaining her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Haley’s laid back personality and concern for our clients makes her the perfect fit for our adminstrative team!
Carey Ann Lopuchovsky (MA, LPC, CDCA) obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from John Carroll University. Carey Ann also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, as well as, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance from The University of Akron. She is a licensed counselor with the state of Ohio and has experience working within outpatient settings that focus on chemical dependency and dual diagnosis issues. Carey Ann has experience working with adults who present with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, and substance use disorders. Carey Ann is an EMDR Therapist who has always shown a special interest in working with individuals who have experienced trauma in their lives. Carey Ann often has her fluffy Maltese companion (Lula Mae) in session.
Cory Fetzer (BA)- Bookkeeper Cory graduated from Malone University in 2009 with a degree in Bible and Youth Ministry. Cory has made use of his degree in a variety of ways during his career as a youth pastor. Cory specializes in connecting with adolescents in need while respecting them for who they are. His fun loving personality and kindess helps keep our staff on track! In his free time you will find him playing guitar, biking or spending time outside. He began working part time as the company Bookkeeper in 2018 and is lucky enough to be married to our owner (Jeni Fetzer).