Our therapists provide therapeutic support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. Therapy sessions integrate cognitive-behavioral, insight-oriented, dialectic behavioral and solution-focused techniques and offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With a person-centered approach that is compassionate and understanding, our therapists work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing and get back to living their life again.
Roberta Wolschon MA CTC LPC NCC
Roberta Wolschon is a Board Certified Counselor (NCC) with the National Board for Certified Counselors, and she is Licensed with the State of Michigan as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She has obtained a certification in trauma and loss through the National Institute of Trauma and Loss at level II and is a Certified Trauma Consultant (CTC).
Roberta is a graduate of Oakland University, where she obtained her Masters Degree in Counseling (MA) with her undergraduate work in Counseling Psychology from Rochester College and Early Childhood Development. Roberta has worked in the area of education with children, adolescents and families for 20+ years. She has provided therapy services for children, adolescents and adults in individual, couples, group and family at Oakland University's Counseling Center (Practicum), Perspectives of Troy (Internship), and New Horizons Counseling Center. Roberta provides supervision for Limited Licensed Professional Counselors and work with interns.
Roberta has received a variety of trainings with most currently noted -
2017: Gottman Method Couples Therapy: Level 1 Clinical Training.
2016: The Art & Science of Love - Gottman Couples Training.
2014: Trauma Training - Eric Gentry through the International Associates of Trauma Professionals.
2012-2007: The National Institute of Trauma and Loss - trainings and course work required for certification as a Certified Trauma Consultant (CTC).
2010: Flip-It! - 5 Step problem solving strategy for challenging behaviors. (Focus on the social and emotional health of children and the adults who care for them).
2009: The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference.
2008/2007/2006: The Learning and Brain - No Brain Left Behind with professors/authors from Harvard, Boston University, MIT among others.
In 2007, Roberta received training as a group facilitator with Sand Castles grief counseling program. Roberta has assisted and facilitated in groups such as self-harm, co-dependency, addiction, depression, anxiety, behavioral and parenting. Roberta is committed to continuing education in the areas of marital discord, relationships, strengthening families, parenting support, depression, anxiety, self-harm, PTSD and trauma related stressors, grief and loss, adjustment.
Roberta's areas of speciality include Women's Issues, Adjustment Disorder, Trauma and Loss, Post Traumatic Stress, Communication, Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Anger Management, Co-Dependency, Attachment Disorders, Behavior Prevention and Intervention, Marital/Relationship Recovery, Parenting - Strengthening the Parent-Child Bond, Play Therapy.
Cynthia Jarrett MA CTS LPC
Cindy Jarrett is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Michigan (LPC). Cindy graduated from Oakland University with her Masters of Counseling Degree. She received her undergraduate Degree from Rochester College for her studies in Early Childhood Education.
Cindy comes to New Horizons with 25 years of expertise in working with children and families. Cindy has continued her professional development in the area of Relationship Recovery, Men's Issues, and trauma and loss.
Most recently noted: July 2011/12 training with the National Institue of Trauma and Loss. Cindy was a Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS).
Cindy's specializations include but are not limited to: Anger Management, Addiction in the Family System, Stress Management, Relationship Recovery, Parenting, Depression, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, child/adolescent behavior intervention/prevention, Adjustment Difficulties, Play Therapy, and Art Therapy. Cindy provides services for individuals, couples, family, and group.
Aaron R. Forgash MA LPC NCC
Aaron Forgash is a Nationally Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC) and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the State of Michigan. Aaron received a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Oakland University, with a specialization in Wellness. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Oakland University, with a minor in anthropology/archaeology.
Aaron approaches life and the counseling process as a holistic journey to discover the self-knowledge, tools, and self-empowerment to provide a balance between one’s mind, body, and spirit; while living life at all times to the highest potential possible. Aaron’s specializations are Anger/Impulse Control Management, Stress Reduction, Anxiety, Depression, Overall Wellness, Life Adjustment and Balance, Nutrition, Physical Activity, ADHD, Sleep Issues, and Relationship Building. Aaron works with adolescents and adults.
Josephine Parrish MA LLP/LPC NCC
Josephine Parrish is a National Certfied Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC), a Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the State of Michigan. Josephine received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She is an affiliate member of the American Psychological Association.
Josephine provides outpatient counseling services with a specialization with psychological testing and assessment; including personality, intelligence and achievement. Josephine works with children, teens and adults. Her concentration in depression and anxiety, adjustment issues, military, intellectual and school performance (including study skills), and emotional regulation and concerns with children and teenagers. Josephine works with individuals, couples, and groups of all ages.
Sarah Dorris MA LPC CAADC
Sarah is a Board Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Michigan (LPC). Sarah graduated from Spring Arbor University with her Masters of Counseling Degree. She received her undergraduate Degree from Siena Heights University majoring in Psychology.
Sarah a Counselor with a zest for tackling life's problems, and enjoys helping others do the same. Her aim is providing skills to forming healthy relationships, resilience through troubled times, and recovery in order to feel contentment and well-being. Sarah has expertise in working with children and families, mood disorders, anxiety, thought disorders, anger management, behavioral issues such as oppositional defiance and conduct disorder, trauma and PTSD, alcohol and opiate addiction.
Sarah utilizes Person-Centered Therapy, Reality Therapy, Mindfulness practices, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)/Trauma-Focused CBT, Behavioral Interventions, and Motivational interviewing. Sarah has continued her professional development in Substance Abuse by attending ‘Trauma Informed Care & Chronic Pain Management’ in May/2016, and ‘Traumatic Brain Injury and Substance Use Disorders in August/2016 through Key Insights LLC. Recently, Sarah attended Family Systems Therapy Workshop presented by Dr. Edward Rice in Jan/2017. Also, she attended the Michigan Home-Based Family Services Annual Trauma Conference (2015/2016), and ‘Therapeutic Resistance with Adolescents and Adults’ (Presented by Dr. Clifton Mitchell, 3/2015).
Kristine Wargo MA LLPC
Kristine Wargo is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC) with the State of Michigan. Kristine received her Master's Degree in Counseling from Oakland University. Kristine is also employed with St. Clair County Community Mental Health and services individuals and families throughout our community. Kris provides services for chlidren, teens and adults.
Kristine's concentration is with depression, anxiety disorders, stress and coping, self-esteem, adjustment concerns, academic improvement, and family supportive resources.