Our Guides

 

With over 30 years of experience in psychological services, our family of Guides are experts in life’s various mental obstacles. We are certified and trained in various psychological and counseling techniques. With our wide range of expertise, you are sure to find a Guide that is right for you and your unique needs. This collaboration will guide your discovery, build confidence in your abilities, and empower you to achieve your goals.

 
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Marisa Borgert, Psy.D.

Specializations
Owner and Director
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Borgert earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. She has experience working with a variety of ages and presenting issues.

Areas of Focus
Trauma, ADHD, gender identity, child abuse, grief, behavior disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, health psychology, parenting, relationship difficulties, academic struggles, and psychological assessments.

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Andrea Sackett, Psy.D.

Specializations
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Sackett earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. She has training working with children through adults.

Areas of Focus
Anxiety disorders, mood disorders, grief, relationship difficulties, and behavioral difficulties.

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Rebecca Clarke, Psy.D.

Specializations
Clinical Psychologist
Post Doctorate

Dr Clarke earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. She has experience working with inpatient units, veterans affairs medical centers, hospitals, community mental health, and college counseling centers.  

Areas of Focus
Identity exploration, trauma, grief, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, interpersonal concerns, academic struggles, and existential issues, and psychological assessments.

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Valerie Budervic, Psy.D.

Specializations
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Budervic earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and family studies. She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology. She has experience providing clinical services in state prisons and community mental health centers.

Areas of Focus
Psychological assessment, risk assessment, forensic assessment, confrontation avoidance, groups and individuals, trauma, interpersonal and evidence-based treatments of personality, and mood disorders.

 
 
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Katherine A. Biehn MS, LPCC–S

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor–Supervisor
Director of Client Relations

Kathy earned her master’s degree in community counseling. She has worked in this area for several years including at a Women's Center and an OB/GYN office.

Areas of Focus
Mental illnesses, women's issues (including peri-partum depression and anxiety), ADHD, and cognitive training.

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Tiffany Horner, MS, LPCC-S

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Tiffany earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. She has worked at a private practice in the past and enjoys using multiple therapeutic approaches.

Areas of Focus
Children, pre-adolescents, adolescents, adults, individuals, families, couples, groups, anxiety, depression, and self-esteem issues.  

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Cassie McKoy, MS, LPCC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Group Coordinator

Cassie earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. She completed her internship at Kline and Associates and South Community’s Youth Partial Hospitalization.

Areas of Focus
Children of divorce, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, self-esteem, anger issues, family issues, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, cognitive training, stress-related issues, and behavioral issues.

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Kimberly Farrier, MS, LPCC-S, LICDC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor–Supervisor
Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor

Kimberly earned a her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. She has been working in the community for 10 years.

Areas of Focus
Severe mental health, outpatient drug and alcohol treatment, chemical dependency, domestic violence, TBI patients, court appointed therapy, private practice, and counseling and assessment services for parents trying to reunite with their children.

 
 
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Alexandra Sillato, MS, LPC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Counselor

Alex earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health. She is currently working toward becoming credentialed as a Mental Health Performance Consultant (CMPC).

Areas of Focus
Pre-adolescents, adolescents, adults, anxiety, depression, transitioning from high school to college, and those with sports performance stressors.

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Caleb DeVolld, MA, LPC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Counselor

Caleb earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology. He also earned his master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. His previous experience includes adolescent residential treatment, before and after school care programs, non-profit. 

Areas of Focus
Individuals, families, groups, marital, ADHD, anger management, anxiety, bipolar, career counseling, depression, grief and loss, oppositional-defiant, substance abuse, stress, and trauma.

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Rebecca Felts, LISW

Specializations
Licensed Independent Social Worker

Becky earned her undergraduate degree in social work and her master's in clinical social work. She is pursuing certification in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and is passionate about creating a stable, rewarding home environment. 

Areas of Focus
Children and adolescents, behavioral issues, PCIT, depression, anxiety, ADHD, interpersonal conflict, emotion management, anger management, foster care, and adoption.

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Jeri Greene-Peyton, MS, LPCC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Jeri earned her master’s degree in industrial counseling. She has 20 years in Human Resource Management and nearly 10 years as a Clinical Counselor.

Areas of Focus
Adults, couples, families, marriage and divorce issues, children and adolescents with behavioral issues, ADD/ADHD, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, stress, work-related and career issues, mediation, anger issues, parenting and co-parenting education.

 
 
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Paul Schweickart, MS, LPCC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Paul earned his master’s degree in mental health counseling. He has experience in community mental health, private practice, court-ordered and referred treatment, and forensic services.

Areas of Focus
Individuals and families, self-harm and body image issues, guided imagery meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation therapy.

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Jennifer Deskins, MS, LPCC

Specializations
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Jennifer Deskins, MS, LPCC earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University. She has experience working with adults, teens, children, couples, and families.

Jennifer's clinical areas of focus include gender identity/LGBTQA, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, ADHD, grief, parenting, and relationship difficulties. Jennifer utilizes an integrative model approach to best match with each client’s presenting needs and goals.