Team

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Patricia Mares, M.Ed., LPCC-S
Ohio License E.0900309-SUPV

Child and Family Therapist

628 Commanche Road

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

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Sara Flowers, A.A., PRS
Ohio License APS.002981

Peer Supporter

628 Commanche Road

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 primarily with adults.

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Alvin Mares, Ph.D., LISW-S
Ohio License I.1600682-SUPV

Adult and Couples Therapist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

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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Leighanne Johnson, M.Ed., LPC
Ohio License C.2103756

Child and Family Therapist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Leighanne received her Master’s degree from Ohio University. With years of experience as an academic adviser at OU and guidance counselor of elementary and middle school students at Paint Valley, she works with youth and families.

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Esther Beekman, B.S., LSW
Ohio License S.0800214

Youth and Adult Therapist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Esther worked for The Lighthouse in Bainbridge for 10 years and then for Integrated Services for 12 years. She currently sees a wide range of youth and adult clients.

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Rev. Jessica Warth, M.A., SWT
Ohio License S.2202307-TRNE

Adult and Couples Therapist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Jessica is enrolled in the M.S.W. program at Ohio State University. She counsels adults and couples, including those seeking greater intimacy. She also sees adolescents attending Ross County Christian Academy.

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Stacey Cartee, M.Ed.

Child and Family Therapist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Stacey is a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider with over 20 years' experience in corrections where she has worked with both youth and adult offenders.

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Talia Salyer, A.A., CDCA
Ohio License CDCA.178007

Office Manager

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Talia is a BSW student at Ohio University. She schedules new clients with counselors and manages daily operations at our Arch Street offices: The Meeting House (376 Arch), The Brick (382 Arch) and The Den (402 Arch).

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Teagan McFadden, B.S., PRS
Ohio License APS.003163

Peer Supporter

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Teagan received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Mount Union in December 2020. Teagan works with both youth and adults. 

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Kelli Cunningham, B.A., PRS

Counselor

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Kelli earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wright State University in 2013. She works mostly with women experiencing anxiety and depression utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  

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Mackenna Stewart, B.A.

Quality Assurance Manager

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Mackenna graduated from Denison University in 2005. Before joining us she worked for 8 years at The Buckeye Ranch assisting with quality assurance for various residential treatment and outpatient programs for youth.

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Ciera Ousley

Billing Specialist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Ciera assists with onboarding new clients, verifying insurance eligibility and benefits, estimating and collecting copays and providing pertinent information to our insurance billing contractor InSync Healthcare Solutions.

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Pati Byers

Receptionist

382 Arch Street ("The Brick")

Pati greets new and existing clients served at our three Arch Street locations. She collects copays, assists new clients in completing intake paperwork, updates client insurance information, and helps answer the main phone.

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Kimberly Roderick, M.Ed.

Child and Family Therapist

406 Arch Street ("The Den")

Kim was a teacher for 22 years at Paint Valley Elementary and Middle Schools. She graduated from the Ohio University Master's in Counselor Education program at Ohio University in 2022 and mostly with school aged-youth and adolescents.

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Maggie Lambert, M.Ed.

Child and Family Therapist

406 Arch Street ("The Den")

Maggie is the social emotional learning coach at Western Elementary School. She graduated from the Ohio University Master's in Counselor Education program at Ohio University in 2022 and mostly with school aged-youth and adolescents.

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Amanda Burns, M.S.W.

Child and Family Therapist

406 Arch Street ("The Den")

Amanda earned her M.S.W. from Saint Mary's University in 2021. She completed her graduate internship at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services and worked last year as a Pre-K Class Aid at Bishop Flaget Catholic School. 

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Megan Maxwell, B.A., LSW
Ohio License S.0028125

Child and Family Therapist

376 Arch Street ("The Meeting House")

Megan has worked for nearly 20 years as a counselor in corrections. She works with adolescent and young women. She also does some family therapy work.

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Jennifer Foreman, PRS
Ohio License APS.002391

Peer Supporter

376 Arch Street ("The Meeting House")

Jennifer works primarily with women utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). She also teaches our parenting classes.

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Kayla "Alex" Henry, M.S., PMHNP-BC
Ohio License APRN.CNP.0029687

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan)

10 Dun Road

Alex earned her M.S. in Nursing–Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree in 2021. She provides medication evaluation and maintenance services to all clients and consultation to all clinical staff in our practice.  

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Christy Little, LPN
Ohio License LPN.147422.MEDS-IV

Licensed Practical Nurse

10 Dun Road

Christy provides clinical support to Alex Henry, including rooming patients, taking vitals, administering medications, answering the nursing line, scheduling appointments, refilling prescriptions, etc.

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Jessica George, B.S.W., LSW

Counselor

10 Dun Road

Jessie is a graduate of Ohio University's BSW Program. She works mostly with preschool youth enrolled in Ross County Head Start and school-aged youth attending Ross County Christian Academy. 

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Becky Tackett, B.A.

Counselor

10 Dun Road

Becky is enrolled in the M.S.W. program at Ohio State University. She works with clients of all ages, including youth, adults, couples, and families. 

Join Us!
If you are a licensed clinical social worker, counselor or psychiatric nurse practitioner, and are interested in venturing into private practice, please fax or email your resume to Alvin Mares at (740) 721-4155 * alvin@mares-cares.com.