Trainer Bios

Trainer Bios

Kimberly BlairBW (Custom)

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 executive, leadership, and management teams at the agency. Ms. Blair has extensive experience with office and community based mental health intervention with adults, families, and youth. She has successfully worked with court and child welfare systems 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.


Claire RobitalleBW (Custom)

Claire Robitaille, Ph.D., LSW, Psychologist

Claire Robitaille, Ph.D., LSW, Psychologist has over 35 years of experience in the fields of education and mental health and currently serves in the role of Clinical Consultant for the agency. 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 extensive 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 Dr. Robitaille’s experience, please refer to her Vita. 


Miranda ZircherBW (Custom)

Miranda Zircher, M.S., LPCC-S

Miranda Zircher, M.S., LPCC-S, is a Clinical Manager in the Fairfield County Office of the agency. Ms. Zircher obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and went on to obtain her Masters of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling, both from Wright State University. Ms. Zircher has over 15 years of experience working in community mental health with adults, families, and youth. Ms. Zircher provides both clinical and administrative supervision to employees in the Fairfield County Office. She has an interest in Trauma-Informed Care and working with adult and youth survivors of trauma. 


Tatia WilliamsBW (Custom)

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

Tatia Williams, Psy.D., LPCC-S, Psychologist has been providing an array of clinical services to a wide variety of individuals since 2011. Dr. Williams serves as the training director for Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. and a Clinical Manager at the Delaware office where she continues to provide individual psychotherapy, assessment, and supervision. Dr. Williams holds a Doctorate of Psychology degree in Counseling Psychology and a Masters of Science degree in Professional Counseling from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA, where social justice was a cornerstone. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, minoring in Social Institutions from Youngstown State University in 2008. Throughout her career, Dr. Williams has gained experience working with youth, adults, and families in hospital-based mental health centers, a residential treatment facility, emergency departments, and community mental health agencies across many levels of care. She has additional experience teaching graduate courses in Applied Behavior Analysis and now enjoys using her teaching skills while providing professional development workshops for the agency and community. While Dr. Williams considers herself a generalist, her particular interests include clinical supervision, workforce development, working with socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals, and trauma-informed practice.  


Ann Knecht

Ann Knecht, MS, LPCC-S

Ann Knecht, MS, LPCC-S is a clinical manager at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. Ms. Knecht completed her undergraduate work at Ohio University and received her Master’s in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University. Ms. Knecht provides counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults at the Lancaster location, and has a passion for expressive therapies and family work. In addition to clinical aspects, Ms. Knecht is also involved in staff and program development and provides supervision to clinical staff. Ms. Knecht enjoys lifelong learning and community engagement.  For more information, please see her Vita. 

 


Anna Heaton

Anna Heaton, M.Ed., LPCC-S 

Anna Heaton, M.Ed., LPCC-S is a Clinical Manager at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services.  Ms. Heaton earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies, as well as her Master of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at Ohio University.  Ms. Heaton has seven years of experience working in Community Mental Health and Private Practice settings with adults, families, and youth.  Ms. Heaton’s clinical passions include working with individuals that have experienced trauma, and individuals who have caused sexual harm to others.  Additionally, Ms. Heaton’s clinical focus includes assisting individuals with learning how to positively impact their own lives, manage their emotions, and engage in fulfilling interpersonal relationships. Ms. Heaton supervises clinical staff and non-clinical staff at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services and manages the in the Franklin County Office.  Ms. Heaton enjoys working with up-and-coming counselors to practice and hone their unique clinical skill set.

 

 


Jennifer Recko

Jennifer Recko, MS.Ed., LPCC-S 

Jennie Recko, M.Ed., LPCC-S (she/her/hers) with years of experience working in community mental health, first as a case manager and then as a mental health counselor. She has also more recently begun to work within a private group practice part-time. She has training and experience working with a multitude of populations and concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, OCD, personality disorders, disruptive disorders, sexual offending recovery, as well as couples and family counseling. Ms. Recko earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Wittenberg University, followed by her Master of Science in Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Dayton. Ms. Recko has brought passion and experience to her work with adolescents and adults in exploring personal identities and expressions. “As a queer-identifying therapist, I feel strongly connected to working with the LGBTQIAP+ community, and I am determined to be a life-long learner in embracing cultural humility, understanding the complex nature of intersectionality, and advocating for racial justice.”

 


Samantha Black

Samantha Black, Psy.D.

Samantha Black, PsyD., is a clinical psychology post-doctoral fellow who is looking forward to continuing her work at the agency. She earned her B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Criminology at The Ohio State University and obtained her M.A. in Counseling Forensic Psychology from Adler University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Black graduated from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington D.C. in October 2022. She has experience providing psychotherapy and administering comprehensive psychological evaluations to individuals of all ages with an array of psychological needs and presentations in both private practice and community mental health settings. Further, Dr. Black has experience with treating children, adolescents, and families who have suffered from trauma, abuse, and maltreatment. Over the course of her training, Dr. Black has developed skills in working with forensic populations, including working with those who engage in sexually harmful behavior and those who experience challenges related to anger and aggression. Additionally, Dr. Black is currently working in the field of Behavioral Health Integration where she provides solution focused therapy to children in a pediatric office. Furthermore, Dr. Black values life-long learning and is enthusiastic about mental health leadership, advocating for change in the field, and providing supervision to developing clinicians.

 


Olivia Summa

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Lindsey LoStimolo

Lindsey LoStimolo, MS

Lindsey LoStimolo, M.A., is a clinical psychology doctoral intern at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services. She earned her B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Sociology through the University of Connecticut, and her M.A. in Clinical Practices of Psychology at the University of Hartford where she continues to be enrolled in the PsyD program. Ms. LoStimolo has experience providing psychotherapy and comprehensive psychological evaluations to individuals of all ages and presenting concerns within private practice, hospital, and community mental health settings. Ms. LoStimolo’s clinical focus includes supporting individuals who have experienced trauma, and those looking to have increased success in positively impacting their own lives, managing emotions, and navigating interpersonal relationships. Ms. LoStimolo is passionate about community mental health work, life-long learning, and contributing positively to the field.

 

 


Brianna (Bri) Collins

Bri’Anna (Bri) Collins, MS

Bri’Anna (Bri) Collins is a clinical psychology doctoral intern at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services. Ms. Collins earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the Florida State University and her Master of Science in Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She is completing her dissertation and fifth year as a PhD student in the school psychology graduate program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. As a developing clinician, Bri has gained experience providing a full complement of clinical services, including assessment and therapy, across school, clinic, and community-based settings. Bri’s research and clinical interests center on the empowerment of ethnically and racially diverse populations, especially Black women and girls, through culturally responsive and socially just mental and behavioral health interventions. Ms. Collins is committed to increasing access and equity in school and community-based service delivery to support the health and overall wellbeing of underserved populations.

 

 


Adam Bodner

Adam Bodner, MA.

Adam Bodner, MA, is a clinical psychology doctoral intern. He earned his B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Business Administration at the University of Missouri and is completing his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Following his graduation in June, he will remain at the agency to complete his postdoctoral fellowship. Adam has experience working with individuals of all ages, providing psychotherapy for individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, personality disorders, OCD, and trauma. His clinical focus also includes working with individuals who have caused sexual harm and those who struggle with anger and aggressive behavior. Adam is a committed life-long learner and upholds the values of empathy, integrity, and cultural humility.

 

 


Max Gersten

Max Gersten, Psy. D.

Max Gersten, Psy.D., is a clinical psychology post-doctoral fellow at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services. Dr. Gersten graduated from the Wright State University , Dayton OH in August 2023. He has experience providing psychotherapy and administering comprehensive psychological evaluations to individuals of all ages with an array of psychological needs. Dr. Gersten is currently working in the field of Behavioral Health Integration at Pediatric Associates of Lancaster where he provides solution focused therapy to children and their families in a medical setting. Dr. Gersten values early intervention and teaching emotional regulation skills, communication skills and healthy decision-making skills to help children grow and be successful.


Elaine (Lanie) Parsons

Elaine (Lanie) Parsons, MA

Elaine “Lanie” Parsons, MA, completed her doctoral internship at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services and is continuing her work as a clinician in the Newark office at MOPS. She also engages in behavioral health integration at Step By Step Pediatrics to provide short-term, solutions focused therapy to children and adolescents and their families. Ms. Parsons obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology at Miami University and is working to complete her PsyD at the University of Indianapolis. She has experience working in community mental health, private practice, and university counseling centers. Ms. Parsons works with adults as well as children/adolescents and families as a generalist clinician. Her clinical interests include trauma recovery and trauma-informed care, personal identity, relational difficulties, and gender and LGBTQ+ issues. She is passionate about working with individuals to connect with themselves and others to improve their lives, relationships, and personal well-being.