Patricia Mares, M.Ed., LPCC-S

Child and Family Therapist

Trish works with children and adolescents. She has extensive experience working with foster and adoptive youth and successfully treating reactive attachment disorder.

Schedule an appointment by calling (740) 804-6800


Kimberly Roderick, M.Ed.

Child and Family Therapist

Kim was a teacher for 22 years at Paint Valley Elementary and Middle Schools. She is currently enrolled in the Master's in Counselor Education program at Ohio University. She works mostly with school aged-youth and adolescents.

Schedule an appointment by calling (740) 804-6800


Laura Crawford, B.S.

Child and Family Therapist

Laura is a youth and adolescent therapist in training. She also teaches parenting classes as a mother of nine children, foster parent of nearly 70 children over the past 10 years, and CASA volunteer with Ross County.

Schedule an appointment by calling (740) 804-6800


Alvin Mares, Ph.D., LISW-S

Adult and Couples Therapist

Alvin works with adults and couples. He also is experienced in divorce mediation and is a certified parenting coordinator in Ross County.

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Tandy Cyrus, M.Ed., LPCC-S

Adult and Couples Therapist

Tandy works with youth and adults. She has experience as a youth probation officer with Scioto County, and as an outpatient therapist with the Scioto Paint Valley Community Mental Health Center.

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Leslie Hamman, M.S.W., LSW

Adult and Couples Therapist

Leslie works mostly with women experiencing perinatal and postpartum mood disorders, adults coping with loss and grief, individuals and families recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, and those managing chronic illnesses. 

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Rev. Jessica Warth, M.A.

Adult and Couples Therapist

Jessica holds a Master's degree in Pastoral Counseling. Having served in a pastoral capacity at Ohio Christian University Church for 10 years, she now counsels adults and couples, including those seeking greater intimacy.

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Sara Flowers, A.A.

Peer Supporter

Sara has been Trish's Executive Assistant since 2015. She is a BSW student at Ohio University's Chillicothe Campus, and utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)  in her individual and group work with clients of all ages.  

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Jennifer Foreman

Peer Supporter

Jennifer works primarily with young adults with anxiety, and grieving older adults. She and Sara Flowers co-facilitate DBT groups for young adults.

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Cody Anderson

Student Worker

Cody is a veteran, high school football and wrestling coach, and BSW student at Ohio University's Chillicothe Campus. He works primarily with adolescents but is also available to see school-aged youth. 

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Chantel "Nik" Lowe

Student Worker

Nik is a BSW student at Ohio State University. She is most interested in working with adolescents and young adults and the LGBTQ community.

Schedule an appointment by calling (740) 804-6800.


Bill Beavers

Intake and Billing Supervisor

Bill oversees intake, insurance billing, and collection of copays for youth and adult clients.


Olivia Long, A.A.

Intake Specialist

Olivia is primarily responsible for processing intake forms for new youth and adult clients.


Ciera Ousley

Billing Specialist

Ciera verifies insurance eligibility and submits insurance claims for youth and adult clients.


Talia Salyer, A.A., CDCA


Talia is primarily responsible for answering the office phone, responding to office emails and faxes, and scheduling appointments for all counselors. She is also trained to administer alcohol and drug assessments (ASAM Continuum). 

Join us! Contact Alvin Mares at (740) 804-6275 or alvin@mares-cares.com to discuss employment and internship opportunities.

628 Commanche Rd.

Chillicothe, Ohio 45601





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