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. 

 

 


Connor Fais

Connor Fais, Ph.D. 

Connor Fais, Ph.D., has been providing clinical services to a individuals and families since 2016. Dr. Fais serves as a clinician and post-doctoral fellow for Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. providing individual/group psychotherapy, structured programming, and diagnostic assessments. Dr. Fais holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University and graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Dayton, in Dayton, OH in 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Ohio University in Athens, OH in 2012. Dr. Fais has experience working with children, adolescents, families, college students, and adult clients. He completed his American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral internship with Astor Services for Children and Families in Rhinebeck, NY and worked in both residential and outpatient settings with adolescents and families.  Throughout his time in practice, Dr. Fais has developed a special interest in collaborative documentation and collaborative counseling.  

 

 


Anna Heaton

Anna Heaton, M.Ed., LPCC-S 

Anna Heaton, M.Ed., LPCC-S is a Clinical Supervisor at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services.  Ms. Heaton earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies from Ohio University, and her Master’s of Education degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at Ohio University.  Ms. Heaton has over six years of experience working in Community Mental Health and private practice settings with adults, families, and youth.  Ms. Heaton works with individuals that have experienced trauma, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, and those that have caused sexual harm to others.  Ms. Heaton supervises clinical staff at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services in the Franklin County Office and enjoys working with up-and-coming counselors to practice and hone their unique clinical skill set. For more information about Ms. Heaton’s experience please refer to her Vita 

 

 


Jennifer Recko

Jennifer Recko, MS.Ed., LPCC 

Jennie Recko (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor 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. She is currently pursuing her supervisory designation. 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, MA 

Samantha Black, M.A., is a Doctoral Psychology Intern who is looking forward to continuing her work at the agency as a Post-Doctoral Fellow after August 2022. She earned her B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Criminology at the Ohio State University. Ms. Black obtained her M.A. in Counseling Forensic Psychology from Adler University in Chicago, IL, and is a Doctoral Candidate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington D.C. pursing her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Ms. Black 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, Ms. Black has gained skill in treating children, adolescents, and families who have suffered from trauma, abuse, and maltreatment. Over the course of her training, Ms. Black has developed an interest in working with forensic populations, including working those who engage in sexually harmful behavior and those who experience challenges related to anger and aggression. Furthermore, Ms. Black values life-long learning and is enthusiastic about mental health leadership and providing supervision to developing clinicians.   


Tia Bailey

Tia Bailey 

Tia Bailey is the Quality Improvement Assistant at Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. Ms. Bailey’s role includes monitoring and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of services provided. She, along with the Quality Improvement Committee, also identifies areas of improvement and develops quality improvement projects for the agency to work toward its improvement goals. Ms. Bailey finds it essential to support all staff, clinical and non-clinical, in enhancing their quality assurance and improvement efforts to strengthen the care they provide.  

 


Dallen Myers

Dallen Myers, MA 

Dallen Myers, M.A., is a Doctoral Psychology Intern in the Licking County office at the agency hailing from the University of Indianapolis and under the supervision of Dr. Emily Kiourtsis and Dr. Tatia Williams. He has previously worked in settings including college counseling, private practice, and now community mental health. Mr. Myers has experience working with a wide range of presenting concerns including grief/loss, sexuality, sexual dysfunction, depression, trauma, relationship issues, substance use, and anxiety. Mr. Myers’ clinical interests include working with children/adolescents, families, and group therapy clients. He believes in openness, nonjudgment, and individualized treatment in order to alleviate psychological discomfort experienced by his clients. After August 2022, Mr. Myers plans to return to his California home state to pursue post-Doctoral training. 

 

 


Olivia Summa

Olivia Summa