Northeast Ohio Counseling Services

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Our Counselors
 
 

Our Counselors

It is our goal to provide compassionate care, completely centered around our clients. Our licensed, paneled, private practitioners are experienced and known for providing an outstanding level of service. They follow a professional ethical codes, and maintain all relevant licenses, certifications, and insurances.

 

Bill DeFelice, LPCC-S, LICDC

Bill DeFelice has been working in the social service field for over 22 years. During this time, Bill has worked with many diverse clients, providing services including: child and adolescent behavioral concerns, family counseling, relationship counseling, ADHD, depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia, adjustment disorders, panic attacks and anger management.

“Counseling is simply goal directed conversation in a safe, confidential, nonbiased and nonjudgmental setting. I look at counseling as a partnership. I provide the direction and you provide the effort. Together, the two of us will complete a journey to a better you. Neither of us can do this alone and get positive results.”
~ Bill DeFelice

 

Andrea O’Brien, MEd, LPCC-S

Andrea O’Brien has been counseling and supervising mental health services in Northeast Ohio for 20 years. A graduate of The Ohio State and the University of Akron, Andrea focuses on marital and family counseling. Andrea’s work with individuals and families has included the management of anxiety, depression and trauma.

“Life today can be busy and complicated. Counseling needs to be available at flexible times and schedules to help people to identify more effective strategies, both to cope with difficult situations and to achieve their goals. I honor the commitment that clients make to the therapy process by keeping the process focused on outcomes – in the shortest time possible.”
~ Andrea O’Brien

 

Karen Shinners, LISW-S

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Karen Shinners has over 20 years of experience in counseling. Karen makes a personal commitment to provide a comfortable, confidential and friendly atmosphere for her clients, helping them to empower themselves and make personal strides for both internal and external success. Karen’s areas of focus include: ADHD, anxiety or fears, depression, Bipolar Disorder, impulse control and mood disorders. She also has experience in sexuality/gender issues, children/adolescents, divorce, infertility and trauma.

“My personal commitment is to provide a comfortable, confidential and friendly atmosphere where clients will work to empower themselves to seek and obtain changes necessary to experience internal and external success.”
~ Karen Shinners

 

Cristian Shofar, PCC-S

Cristian Shofar is a graduate of The Ohio State University. At Invision Counseling Solutions he offers individual and family counseling for adults, teens and children age 6 and older. Cristian has completed certified specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as Multisystemic Therapy, to help individuals in treatment understand the neurological reasons behind the concerns they are facing. While he works with clients in many life stages, Cristian’s specialty lies in treating depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, behavioral issues, personal and social problems, family relational and career issues.

“As a therapist, my expectation is to work with my clients in a collaborative effort towards the achievement of our goals. Along the way, my clients learn the skills necessary to maintain the progress we achieve, to allow for real change to occur, and to experience possible relief and resolution while receiving services.”
~ Cristian Shofar

 

Christina A. Sherman, MSW, LISW-S

Christy is both a dreamer and a doer; bringing passion, experience and hope to children, adolescents, adults, and families. She has experience in individual, family, and couples therapy and has worked with all ages and backgrounds.  Christy has a special interest in adolescents, couples, families, and adults with emotional and behavioral challenges.  She values the therapeutic relationship; partnering with her clients and their families to identify their strengths and remove barriers to a brighter future. Christy Sherman holds a Bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She has been practicing clinical social work since 1999.

“Therapy is about relationship. It is about finding someone who you can trust to assist you in advancing you or your child’s life forward. Therapy is a journey that is unique to you. I am here to support you in your goals for you, your family, or your child.”