Trainer Bios

Trainer Bios

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Kimberly Blair, MA, LPCC-S

Kimberly Blair, M.A., LPCC-S is the Executive Director of Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. She supervises clinical and administrative staff including senior supervisors at the agency. Ms. Blair has extensive experience with office and community based mental health intervention with adults, families, and youth. Ms. Blair provides formal psychological evaluation and testing services for the agency. Over the past 10 years, she has successfully worked with the court system and the child welfare system to establish and implement mental health services that empower individuals and families to enhance their own well-being. For more information about Ms. Blair’s experience, please refer to her Vita.

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Bradley Hedges, Ph.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist

Brad Hedges has approximately 30 years of experience in the mental health field, having worked in a variety of environments including prisons, youth institutions, transitional housing facilities, and has spent the bulk of his career serving as the director of Mid-Ohio Psychological Services. Through his role as Director of MOPS, he has supervised over 350 staff over his tenure, including administrative staff and a full range of clinical staff. Dr. Hedges has specialized in the assessment and treatment of a variety of forensic populations, with a special interest in addressing issues of sexual pathology. He has consulted extensively throughout the State in assisting communities find effective ways of managing sexually abusive behavior, and has served on a variety of State and community level committees to address this issue. You can find Dr. Hedges’ Vita here.

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Claire Robitaille, Ph.D., LSW, Psychologist

Claire Robitaille, Ph.D., LSW, Psychologist has over 30 years of experience in the fields of education and mental health and currently coordinates the training program for Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. Dr. Robitaille has practiced in a variety of clinical settings including community mental health agencies, private practice, and residential programs. In addition to her clinical work, she has experience with clinical supervision and consultation, program and staff development and training and education at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Her primary area of interest is in the field of child and family psychology. For more information about Claire Robitaille’s experience, please refer to her Vita.

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Miranda Zircher, M.S., LPCC-S

Miranda Zircher, M.S., LPCC-S, is a Site Supervisor in the Lancaster Office. Ms. Zircher obtained her Masters of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University. Ms. Zircher has eight years of experience working in community mental health with adults, families, and youth. Ms. Zircher supervises clinical staff at the agency and specializes in working with survivors of abuse.

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Tatia Williams, Psy.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist

Tatia Williams, Psy.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist has been providing clinical services to a wide variety of individuals since 2011 and currently coordinates the Therapeutic Mentor Program at the Delaware office where she continues to provide individual psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Dr. Williams completed her APA-accredited doctoral internship at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. at the Newark office. Dr. Williams holds a Doctorate of Psychology degree in Counseling Psychology from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA, where she also earned her Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Institutions from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH in 2008. Dr. Williams studied aspects of therapist self-disclosure with adolescents for her dissertation and has previous experience as a practicum student in several hospital-based mental health centers working in both intensive and non-intensive outpatient therapy with adolescents and adults. She has additional experience providing mental health and addiction treatment to adolescents in residential care and conducted graduate level courses in Applied Behavior Analysis. Throughout the course of her career, Dr. Williams developed a special interest in working with adolescents, families, and couples.

Sarah Benedetti

Sarah Benedetti, MSW, LISW-S

Sarah Benedetti, MSW, LISW-S is a Clinical Supervisor in the Newark office. Ms. Benedetti received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Miami University. She went on to earn her Master of Social Work degree from The Ohio State University and completed her Master’s level clinical internship at the Ohio State’s Counseling and Consultation Service. Ms. Benedetti has been working in community mental health for over six years, first as a clinician and now as a clinical supervisor. She works closely with Licking County’s local Child Advocacy Center and has developed an interest in working with adult and child survivors of trauma.

Andrea Coates

Andrea Coates, MS, LPCC-S

Andrea Coates, MS, LPCC-S, is the Quality Assurance Coordinator for Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. Ms. Coates also coordinates the Therapeutic Mentor Program at the Chillicothe office where she provides clinical care to a variety of populations and supervises case managers. Ms. Coates obtained her Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in MN. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from UniABC in Brazil where she completed internships in clinical, social, organizational, and school psychology. Ms. Coates has been working in community mental health for the last six years. Ms. Coates is originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil and speaks Portuguese and English.

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