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Will Koehler, PhD, LCSW
(below; left) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and President of Journey to a Trauma Informed Life, LLC. His areas of research and expertise include traumatic stress related disorders, mental health concerns among LGBTQ+ individuals, treatment of children exposed to violence and abuse, and trauma-informed social work practice.
As a private practitioner, he serves children and adults with trauma-resolution therapies and a client-centered approach. He currently provides training, supervision and consulting services in the areas of LGBTQ+ competency, trauma-informed practices and is an EMDRIA-approved Consultant in Training.
Rachel Anysz, LSW
(above; 2nd from left) I am a licensed social worker, trained and experienced in doing individual and family counseling. Since beginning my career, I have worked as a domestic violence counselor, where I assisted individuals and their children who were survivors of interpersonal violence, and I have worked with individuals who suffer from substance use and mental health concerns. Additionally, I have worked with adolescents with mental health concerns, substance use issues, and anger management needs. I am experienced with providing individual therapy as well as therapy in group and family settings. I am also trained in Anger Replacement Therapy.
Tyler Titus, LPC
(below; 2nd from right) father of two amazing little humans, is a Licensed Professional Counselor, advocate, trauma specialist, and elected School Board Director. Tyler became the first openly elected transgender official in the State of Pennsylvania in November 2017. He currently serves on the Advisory Council for Greater Erie Alliance for Equality. He was appointed to co-vice chair of the State's first LGBT Commission of Affairs created by Governor Tom Wolf in 2018. In addition, Tyler regularly presents at local and national conferences on the topics of trauma, suicide, and ways that communities can reach out to under-served populations. He is currently completing his Doctorate in Social Work at the University of Southern California.
Shatoia Carroll, MSW
(above; right) I have a Master’s degree in Social Work. My professional experience is in mental health, residential group home settings, foster care, drug and alcohol treatment, and child welfare. I have experience in trauma-informed care and services, interpersonal relationships, substance use/abuse and mental health concerns. My therapeutic style focuses on cognitive-behavioral and positive therapeutic approaches. I utilize a holistic approach to therapy that considers the impact of the systems in which an individual/family functions.
Angel Darling-Eller, LSW
(below; left) I am a licensed social worker. I am trained and experienced in individual, family, and group counseling. I have worked in a transitional home for women who were homeless. Many struggled with substance abuse issues and domestic violence situations, and I provided counseling and support to them. I have worked with other practitioners in a private practice who focused on LGBTQ individuals. I have also worked for a mental health agency as a therapist who provided individual, group, and family counseling in a crisis environment. I provided these services to individuals with a variety of mental health concerns, mental disorders, physical ailments, substance abuse, and those suffering in domestic violence. I have multiple trainings and continuing education credits in suicide prevention.
Angelica S., MA
(adjacent; top right) I am a certified rehabilitation counselor. I am trained and experienced in rehabilitation and vocational counseling. Since beginning my career, I have worked at a substance abuse facility where I counseled individuals and groups of men who have a history of substance abuse and mental health concerns. Additionally, I have worked with visually impaired individuals to adjust to new and progressive eye conditions along with other disabilities. I am experienced with providing individual counseling for vocational development and adjustment to disabilities
Katie W., LSW...
(adjacent; bottom right) I am a licensed social worker with experience treating both individual and groups with various needs and goals for treatment. Specifically, the focus of my work has been to assist others cope with mental health concerns, addiction, grief/loss, trauma, anger issues, domestic violence, eating disorders, LGBTQ issues,
and overall coping with life’s challenges. I utilize a strength-based perspective, which incorporates evidence-based practice skills such as mindfulness, relapse prevention, CBT and DBT treatment modalities. I firmly believe that all individuals can be experts of their own life and that sometimes we need additional support
to rediscover our own potential and greatness.