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CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Summer Gonzalez, CT

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SummerProfessional Info:
Summer is a counselor trainee at CornerStone Family Services. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and is currently working toward her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Dayton.

As a wife and mother in a culturally diverse family, an Ohio Army National Guard veteran, and through her experience working for Franklin County DJFS, Summer is familiar with many of the struggles and transitions that individuals, couples, and families face. Summer takes a nurturing, collaborative approach in working with individuals and couples to provide a safe and empathetic atmosphere where they can find their strengths, learn healthy coping skills, and heal through counseling and personal growth.

To schedule an appointment or find out more information, contact Summer at 614.459.3003 ext. 729

 Clinical Focus:

Adults, Adolescents, Adjustment Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Couples, Grief/Loss, Life Transitions, Marital & Relational  Issues, Mental & Emotional Disorders, Military-Related (Trauma, PTSD, Adjustment, Coping), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Personality Disorders, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth, and Trauma

CornerStone Family Services Counselor Snapshot: Dominic Solli, CT

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Dominic is a counselor trainee at CornerStone Family Services.  He is in his second year of graduate studies for Clinical and Mental Health Counseling at Ashland Theological Seminary. He holds a bachelor’s in psychology and in sociology with a minor in criminal justice at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Having grown up in the Columbus area, Dominic can identify with the trials and tribulations that people may go through growing up in the area. 

Dominic focuses as a counselor trainee on the following areas:

Addiction, Adjustment issues, Adults, Anxiety, Children (7+), Depression, Emotional Disorders, Men’s Issues, Mood Disorders, Self-worth/ Self-esteem, Sexual Abuse, Spiritual Issues, Young Adults (15+)

You may contact him at 614.459.3003.

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Nina Helene, ED.D, LSW, LICDC-CS

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Dr. Nina Helene, ED.D, LSW, LICDC-CS has been licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board since 1990 and by the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services since 1994. Her graduate work and doctorate were completed at Boston University in Humanistic and Behavioral Studies with study in psychology, education, sociology and theology. She conducted an extensive interview study into the near-death experiences of Christians, since revised for book publication.

Since moving to Columbus from Boston with her husband, Dr. Helene has been a case manager in a homeless shelter, counselor in an inner city high school dropout program, middle and high school teacher, geriatric counselor in nursing homes and assisted and independent living facilities, mental health and education consultant in the Columbus public schools, university lecturer in developmental and educational psychology, and Christian counselor in private practice.

Dr. Helene developed and conducted workshops on marriage, parenting, adolescent depression, suicide and substance abuse, aging and eldercare, communication, stress management and other related topics. She has led inpatient and outpatient alcohol and drug and dual diagnosis therapy groups, and co-led domestic violence groups for perpetrators, lectured on alcohol and drug addiction and recovery to medical professionals in inpatient treatment, provided agency-wide Drug-Free Workplace employee in-services and directed a family recovery program.

Dr. Helene developed the Christian counseling program for Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio, provided Christian counseling to Franklin and Pickaway County area churches and Trinity Lutheran Seminary and was on the planning committee and a panelist in a conference on faith-based mental health services and programs. She has led women’s church, community and prison Bible study and prayer support groups.

Dr. Helene volunteered with the Salvation Army in Manhattan in October 2001, helping provide disaster relief to 9-11 survivors and in March 2002 at Ground Zero at the pit rim primary site, as a Coordinator of Volunteers serving and ministering to recovery workers. She also volunteered February 2006 with the Salvation Army’s New Orleans’ Disaster Recovery Center, as an Emotional-Spiritual Care Counselor and assisting case workers servicing Katrina-Rita survivors.

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Wendy Feusse

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WendyMeet CornerStone Family Services certified life coach, Wendy Feusse.

Wendy brings life experience and years of coaching to the table as she helps people in a variety of situations.  As a coach, Wendy offers help in these areas:

Relationship Coaching, Accountability, Anger Management, Boundaries, Communication Issues, Conflict Management, Couples, Family Individuals, JERK Training, Marital, People adaption from other countries/cultures (knows some Spanish), Spiritual Issues, Stress Management, Strong w/teens, Troubled Relationships, Women’s Issues

CornerStone Family Services Counselor Snapshot: Carol McClure, CT

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CarolCarol McClure is a Counselor Trainee at CornerStone Family Services, and approved by the Counselor, Social Worker and marriage and Family Therapist Board in the State of Ohio.

In addition to her ongoing education, Carol has extensive training with Dr. Philip Ney of Victoria, British Columbia, researcher and professor, regarding work with adults who have experienced childhood abuse, including sexual, emotional, verbal, neglect and physical abuse, and the subsequent issues.  Training with Dr. Ney also includes working with individuals who have experienced abortion(s), and pregnancy losses.   In addition, Carol has a wide-ranging background working with relationships, including that of  pre-marital, marital, and parenting.

Carol’s passion is to walk along side of those whom are experiencing struggles in life through love and acceptance that engenders spiritual growth and healing.   Carol’s clinical focus includes:

Abortion-Related Trauma, Abuse, Adoption (Bonding and Transition), Adults, Adolescents (age 16 up), Grief & Loss, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Pre-Marital, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Sexual Addictions (Women), Sexual Assault, Women’s Issues

Carol is happily married to her husband of thirty-five years.  They have four children, two grandchildren, and a dog.  She and her husband enjoy backpacking, kayaking, and golf.

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Kimberly Bozeman, LPC

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Kimberly Bozeman, LPC is Kima dedicated hard-working counselor with experience in helping people from a variety of backgrounds and struggles.

As a professional counselor, Kimberly works especially with people struggling with: Adjustment Issues, Anxiety, Death/Dying Issues, Depression, Divorce/Separation Issues, Domestic Violence, Elder Care, Grief & Loss, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem-Self Worth, Single Parenting, Stress, Trauma, Women’s Issues, Pastor’s and Pastor’s Wives.

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Chad Kays, LPC-CR

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Having received his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary in December of 2014, Chad Kays, LPC-CR strives to create a safe and nurturing environment in which individuals can be supported in their efforts to grow and transform their lives for the better.

He holds extensive experience working with individuals, couples, and families from diverse backgrounds in the areas of counseling, postsecondary education, and health & wellness. Chad believes you are not alone in your challenges and that you do not have to carry the burden by yourself. It is healthy to recognize the need for help and it shows strength when seeking that help. Chad is a caring professional who is committed to come alongside you and others to help reconnect to their life purpose and aspirations.

Psych today ChadAs a counselor, Chad provides counseling services for: Adults and adolescents ages 10 and up, Addictions Counseling & Intervention, Substance Abuse Assessments and Recovery Needs Support, Alcohol & Drug Education/Awareness, Career Training and Lifestyle, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Grief/Loss, Couples and Relationship issues, Life Transitions and Adjustment Issues, Stress Management and Coping Skills, Trauma and Recovery, Spiritual Issues and Growth.

Chad delivers counseling and training in a variety of settings that include one-on-one, groups, classroom, and organizational environments.

Personal

Chad enjoys spending time with his wife and dog in his free time. He loves to team up with his wife doing activities such as gardening, home-improvement or other crafty projects, watching inspirational movies and football, or just sitting out on our deck. Chad also loves nature and the outdoors, writing, playing basketball, listening to music, and reading nutrition information about various whole foods.

If you would like to reach Chad, please contact him at 614-459-3003 Ext. 717.

 “Have patience with all that is unsolved within your heart, and try to embrace the questions.”
-Rainer Rilke (Poet and Novelist)

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Bernadette McNamara, MACMHC, LPC-CR

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Bernadette MBernadette McNamara, LPC-CR brings her creative and empathetic style to the counseling sessions to help bring hope and healing to those who are hurting.

As a professional counselor, Bernadette works with people in a variety of areas, including:

Addictions, Adjustment Issues, Adolescents (8 & up), Adults, Anxiety, Domestic Violence, Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental and Emotional Disorders, Eating Disorders, Life Transitions, Marriage & Family, Mood Disorders, PREPARE/ENRICH (Pre-Marital and Marital), PTSD, Self-Esteem/Self-Worth, Stress Management, Spiritual & Religious Concerns/Abuse, Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Women’s Issues, Trauma.

To set up an appointment with Bernadette, contact CornerStone at 614-459-3003.

CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Carrie Hover, MACMHC, LPC/CR

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Carrie Hover is a Licensed Professional Counselor who considers it an honor to walk with people in the process of finding hope, healing, or direction.  She is passionate about helping others to reach their potential and teaches them skills or offers insight that comes from training at Ashland Theological Seminary and plenty of life experiences.  Carrie’s background as a mom who has experienced divorce, singleness and remarriage connects her intimately with pain and joy that comes through suffering and ultimately growth.

Carrie provides counseling services for:
Marriage, Blended Families, Thriving through Divorce, Life Transitions, Parenting, Children (6 & up), Grief/Loss, Depression, Anxiety, Coping Skills, Women’s Issues, and Communication Issues.

Carrie is also Prepare/Enrich Certified.

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CornerStone Counselor Snapshot: Therese M. Grieco, MA, LPC/CR

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ThereseTherese Grieco, MA, LPC/CR is a Licensed Professional Counselor who considers it a privilege to walk alongside people as they work through difficulties in their lives. Her background in customer service, business, and counseling serves her well in connecting with people and helping them identify their strengths and options.

As a professional counselor, Therese provides counseling services for Adults, Anxiety, Communication/Conflict/Coping Skills, Couples, Death/Grief, Depression, Family, Life Transitions, Marriage, Pre-Marriage (PREPARE/ENRICH), Postpartum Depression/Anxiety (PPD/PPA), and Women’s Issues.

If you would like to contact Therese, please contact CornerStone Family Services at 614.459.3003.