Mark S. Switzeris an independent social worker licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky with over 20 yrs. of experience with children, families and adults. Mark has training in Crisis management, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Choice Therapy, and trauma. Mark started his career working with adolescents in a Residential Facility at Holly Hill. Next, he worked with families at high risk of abuse and neglect in Hamilton County with the
Children's Services Division. Mark co-facilitated therapeutic groups with the siblings of children who were sexual abused. Mark then moved to Clermont County where he worked adolescent and families on parenting skills and anger management. Mark began running groups for adolescents inside Juvenile detention facilities for youth to address anger management both in Hamilton and Clermont Counties. Mark ran several groups at the Greater Cincinnati YWCA with adult males with a history of domestic violence addressing domestic violence, male issues and childhood trauma. Mark also has worked with Crisis Team serving those with mental health issues in Clermont County. Mark has worked at several counseling agencies in Hamilton County (Lighthouse, Child Focus and Northern KY (Holly Hill) and is continues serving adults in an Adult Psychiatric Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Stefani McElheney is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. McElheney graduated with a Masters of Science in Social Work (MSSW) with a Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization from University of Louisville, Kent School of Social Work. McElheney concentrates her treatment with children aged 5-18 years of age and families addressing anxiety, conduct/defiance, depression, divorce, parenting and trauma. McElheney also works with adults with anxiety, depression, and difficulty adjusting to life issues.
She has been trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (trauma processing), Motivational Interviewing (enhancing internal enrichment program), Love U2 (adolescent relational program), Prepare/Enrich (pre-marital and marriage enrichment program), and Within My Reach (adult relational program).
328 Thomas More Parkway Unit 102 Crestview Hills, KY 41017 (859) 431-6333 Office (859) 341-0310
Holly Maddyis an independent social worker licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky with clinical experience beginning in 1999. Maddy graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1998 with a Masters Degree in Social Work. She began her career as a case manager in Hamilton County working with families at risk of abuse and neglect. Maddy managed a non-profit counseling agency in Boone County for five years where she provided therapeutic services, supervised other clinicians, and worked closely with community partners. Maddy has worked with both Adult and Child/Adolescent psychiatrists in the Northern Kentucky area on a contractual basis for a seven years. In 2008 Maddy started her private practice. Maddy provides supervision for masters level social workers obtaining their independent licensure. Maddy facilitated trainings in Boone County and coursework at Xavier University with topics including anxiety, trauma and dissociation. Maddy is a co-facilitator: Introduction to the Treatment of Complex Trauma Part 1, Part 2 and Standard Course sponsored by the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation.
Maddy has additional training in trauma work, specifically Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She has completed both EMDR 1 and 2 Trainings as well as the Masters Level class through ISSTD focus: DID.
Maddy was interviewed on the topic of OCD by Julie and Andy Burnfield, for their website and Podcast: Living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
"I believe in a strengths based perspective. All of us have special skills and tools to help us through life's obstacles. I assist people in finding and strengthening their skills to move through difficult periods. I believe helping a client find a balance in their life is imperative to living a healthy lifestyle." - Holly Maddy