The diversity and extensive expertise of our professional staff lends greatly to our strength as a clinical and EAP organization. The following details the credentials, specialties, and affiliations for our counselors:
Paula Knill, RN, MA, LPCC, CCDC III, CEAP - Ms. Knill obtained her Nursing Degree and her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Ohio State University. She has extensive training and experience in alcohol and drug related issues. She is certified as a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor III (highest), National Certified Addiction Counselor, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Training and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Ms. Knill is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. Other clinical areas of expertise include abuse survivors, marital counseling, and gay and lesbian issues.
Martha Liscano, LISW, SAP – Ms. Liscano holds a Master’s Degree from the Ohio State University School of Social Work. In addition, she has obtained specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her experience includes inpatient and outpatient clinical work and EAP environments. Her specialties are marital, trauma, and posttraumatic stress disorder. Ms. Liscano also has Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) certification.
Laura J. Lewis, M.A., L.P.C. - Laura J. Lewis graduated from Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio in 1999 with her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Theology. In June 2010, she received her Master of Arts (M.A.) in Counselor Education from The Ohio State University and is a Licensed Practicing Clinical Counselor (L.P.C.C) in the state of Ohio specializing in therapy with adolescents, college students, couples, families, and adults.
Clinically, Laura describes her counseling approach as drawing from cognitive-behavioral, wellness, and reality therapies. She also believes in a holistic comprehensive approach to therapy, which includes incorporating spirituality/religious aspects into counseling work if desired by a client. She also enjoys using creative experiential and impact techniques in both individual and group therapy.
Marcia D. Huhn, MS in ED, LPCC - Ms. Huhn received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from the University of Dayton in 1993. Her diverse experience includes dealing with chronic pain management, anxiety disorders, depression, grief, couple/marital issues, women’s issues, trauma and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).
Leslie E. Gagne, LISW, LICDC - Ms. Gagne received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the Ohio State University. Ms. Gagne specializes in therapy for substance abuse and dependence. She h more than 20 years experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Stephanie Wilson, LISW, MSW, JD - Mrs. Wilson received her Law degree from Wake Forest University and her Masterr's degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Areas of interest/expertise: lawyers and law students, women's issues, eating disorders, grief/bereavement, pediatric, adolescent and college mental health, relationship and interpersonal concerns, and couples work. She offers individual, family, couples and group therapy. She also provides psychosocial assessment, consultation, and education.
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