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Rebekah Nazarchuk joined the Aaron Center in 2015 as an Independent Contractor. In 2016 she began to work as the Chief Compliance Officer before being promoted to the Clinical Director in 2018. Rebekah earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2002 from Marywood University and then earned a master's degree in 2006 from the University of Scranton with a major in Community Counseling. Rebekah provides direct clinical care in addition to her administrative responsibilities and specializes in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Human Resource Manager... Rebecca has come to the Aaron Center with 20 years of experience in the Human Services field, and 16 plus years of Human Resources experience. Rebecca holds a Master's Degree from the University of Scranton in Human Resources Management and is a Society of Human Resources Senior Certified Professional, (SHRM-SCP).
Human Resources experience includes: PA MENTOR Pittston PA. Positions held at PA MENTOR were Recruiter and Children's Program Coordinator; Joe's Kwik Marts as Human Resource Coordinator and Delaware Valley Job Corps, Callicoon NY, Human Resources Manager; Keystone Community Resources, positions held were Director of Risk Management, and Senior Director of Human Resources.
Executive Administrative Assistant...
Dana Wojciechowski joined the Aaron Center in 2017 as an Administrative Assistant working on program development and special projects. Dana is presently the Executive Administrative Assistant to Dr. Hamidian, overseeing her schedule and acting as the liaison to contacts. Dana is also a supervisor supporting all staff and provides assistance to other members of the Administration Team with their tasks as requested. Dana is the Project Manager for all IT initiatives and is responsible for any internal technology needs.
Early Intervention Administrator...Kathy Yanick joined the Aaron Center in 2001 as a special instruction teacher for the Early Intervention program through Pediatric and Adult Therapy Services Inc. Today she is the administrator/supervisor for the Early Intervention Program. Kathy earned a bachelor of science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration on Infancy and Early Childhood in 1995 from The Pennsylvania State University.
Clinical Supervisor... Rosanna joined the Aaron Center in 2020 as a licensed psychologist. Rosanna has over 30 years clinical experience working with children and adults in behavioral health. She graduated from Marywood College with master’s degree in psychology in 1988, and Bachelor of Science degree in 1984 from Marywood College. Rosanna provides evaluation and consultation for the Young Child program and Intensive Behavior Support services.
Denise Zuvic joined the Aaron Center in 2016 as an Outpatient Therapist. Denise received her Bachelor's in Social Sciences from the University of Scranton and her Master's degree in Foreign Language Education also from the University of Scranton. Ms. Zuvic continued her studies for a Master's. in Community Counseling at the University of Scranton. Ms. Zuvic specializes in counseling with bilingual and multi-cultural families.
Leba Lanton joined the Aaron Center in November of 2017, as an outpatient therapist in the Young Child Program. Leba earned a bachelor's degree in Related Arts in 2000 from Kutztown University. Leba provides outpatient therapy and specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and General Anxiety Disorder.
Patti Mussari joined the Aaron Center in 2017 as a therapist. Patti earned a bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology with a minor in Human Development from the University of Scranton in 1999. She completed coursework at both Loyola University and Sage Graduate School to earn her Master's degree in 2011. She is currently pursuing licensure. Patti provides outpatient mental health counseling services primarily utilizing the cognitive behavioral approach for a variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, and personality disorders. She specializes in co-occurring disorders with substance abuse as a component.
Lauren Calvey joined the Aaron Center in 2019 as a outpatient therapist. Lauren earned a bachelor's degree in Criminology from Cabrini University in 2009. Lauren earned her master's degree in Forensic Medicine in 2013 from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Lauren Calvey provides therapeutic service and specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Borderline Personality Disorder, trauma recovery, bereavement, and forensic counseling.
Susan Levin joined The Aaron Center in 2019 as a outpatient therapist and is now a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2017 from Marywood University and attained her National Certified Counselor Certification and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor board certification. Susan uses empathy, compassion, and insight to support and guide individuals navigating difficult challenges.
Amanda joined the Aaron Center in 2020 as an outpatient therapist. Amanda earned a Master’s degree in psychology from Southern New Hampshire University in 2016. Amanda provides individual and family therapy.
Kelsey joined the Aaron Center in 2020 as an Outpatient Therapist. Kelsey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master’s degree in Criminology from The California University of Pennsylvania. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Capella University. Kelsey focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and Dialectical behavior therapy when treating her patients.
Darla D’Acunto joined the Aaron Center in 2018 as an outpatient therapist. Darla earned a master's degree in psychology in 2015 from Marywood University, a master’s degree in counselor education in 2017 from Marywood University, and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences in 2018 from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Darla provides cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and person-centered therapy.
Kathy Tarkovsky joined the Aaron Center in 2018 as a TSS and an outpatient therapist. Kathy Tarkovsky earned a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2019 from Southern New Hampshire University. Kathy Tarkovsky is fluent in Russian and English. She provides outpatient clinical mental health counseling and specializes in depressive and anxiety disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, and trauma and stressor related disorders.
Ebony Fenstermaker joined the Aaron Center in 2017 as an Outpatient Mental Health Therapist. Ebony earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling s in 2017 from Marywood University. Ebony provides outpatient individual therapy.
Kassidy Sedore joined the Aaron Center in 2017as a mental health worker in the Young Child Program. Kassidy earned a bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in 2014 from Bloomsburg University. Kassidy is currently completing her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Kassidy provides outpatient therapy and specializes in neurodevelopmental disorders, anxiety disorders, and disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders.
Simona Gavern joined the Aaron Center in 2018, as a therapist. She earned a BA in foreign languages in 1980 from a Romanian University and worked as a high school teacher for 6 years. In 2004, Simona graduated from Marywood University with a master’s degree in art therapy. Simona is trained in art therapy and trauma, and uses art therapy, CBT and a combination of techniques that meet the needs of various patients. She is comfortable working with all ages, assisting patients to build their self-confidence, increase their daily functioning abilities and socialization skills.
Chelsea Howe joined The Aaron Center in 2019 as a therapist. Chelsea earned a master's degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2019 from Capella University. Chelsea also earned a Master's degree in HealthCare administration in 2018 from Columbia Southern University. Chelsea provides ABA therapy and specializes in behavioral disorders.
Dr. Jennings joined the Aaron Center in 2018 as the Medical Director. Dr. Jennings received his MD from Cornell University in 1988 and is Certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. As a Psychiatrist, Dr. Jennings sees patients for evaluation, diagnosis, medication management and counseling referrals, and oversees the operation and success of the Medical Team.
Collette Kopa joined the Aaron Center in 2019 as a Registered Nurse. She received a Master’s degree in Nursing in 2015. Collette has worked as a RN since 1998. She worked in a local hospital for years and then in-home health for the past 15 years. Collette provides medication follow-up, prior authorizations for medication and genesight testing.
Intake Specialist ...
Corinne Tucker joined the Aaron Center in 2017 as a Phone Agent/Front Desk Associate. Corinne's responsibilities include leading our Referral Department, answering calls, and scheduling new consumers. She specializes in collecting demographic information, confirming insurance eligibility, rescheduling appointments and providing exemplary Customer Service at our reception area.
Patient Support Associate...
Massiel Hewitt joined the Aaron Center in 2020 as a Front Desk Associate. As she is bi-lingual, she is very helpful to our Spanish speaking clients. Massiel's responsibilities include answering calls, scheduling and re-scheduling appointments and providing exemplary Customer Service at our reception area
Patient Support Associate ...
Aubrey joined the Aaron Center in 2021 as a Front Desk Associate. Primary responsibilities include answering calls and scheduling and re-scheduling appointments and providing exemplary Customer Service at our reception area.
Patient Support Associate...
Paula joined the Aaron Center in 2020 as a Front Desk Receptionist. Paula is a Graduate of Forest City Regional High School majoring in business curriculum. She Received her Child Development Associate Credential in 2009 and 2013 from Keystone College and has over 10 years’ experience in early childhood education.
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