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Blake W. Ringenberg
Blake is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) known for providing unique, engaging therapy for individuals, couples, and families. He specializes in narrative, experiential, and person-centered therapy techniques. Blake earned his masters in clinical counseling from Columbia International University in 2012 and has worked extensively with adolescents, and young adults. Blake has a rich background in religion as well as philosophy. Blake is a board certified therapist and licensed to practice as a professional counselor in the State of Michigan as well as Pennsylvania.
Gretchen graduated from a masters program designed specifically for marriage, couples, and family counseling. Her greatest passion is working with couples and especially enjoys helping couples to work through conflict and affairs. Gretchen also loves to work with individuals and specializes in working with teenagers and adults. The theories she utilizes the most with her clients are Internal Family Systems, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, the Gottman Method, and Solutions-Focused Therapy. Gretchen loves to incorporate being outside, lifting weights, hitting the punching bag, and nutrition into her sessions and also enjoys incorporating spirituality and social justice when desired.
MFT, Therapist Associate
Sean earned his masters degree from Northcentral University in 2020 and specializes in working with couples, families, teens and men. He is a person-centered humanistic therapist who uses an experiential base with a variety of techniques to help his clients achieve their goals. Sean looks at not just the individual and their current challenge, but their life as a whole and offers guidance on how to make changes in multiple areas to achieve lasting change. Sean believes in the strength and ability of each person, couple, or family to achieve their goals and is honored to be a part of the journey toward positive growth. Sean is supervised by Blake Ringenberg working toward licensure (LMFT) in the state of Pennsylvania.
Aimee Bernstein, LCSW earned her Master's degree from Temple University, Harrisburg campus in January 2002. Since then she has worked in a variety of counseling roles, including outpatient therapy, group therapy, family practice setting and home-based work. She has experience in assisting individuals and families with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, substance use issues, trauma, grief and loss, self esteem, relationship issues, anger management, parenting concerns and eating issues. She uses a variety of counseling techniques, including cognitive therapy, valuing each person's experience and expertise in their own life, solution-focused work and motivational interviewing. She values each person's right to make decisions for themselves, and strives to be open, supportive, encouraging and honest. She remains inspired by people's ability to overcome difficult things, move toward positive emotions and experiences and thrive.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, going to new places, the ocean, good food, art, music, her spiritual journey, her pets and crocheting. She has found parenting to be a rewarding and challenging experience and has learned so much through the process.
Angela Engle, MA, NCC
Angela is a graduate student intern from Messiah University. Her holistic approach to counseling is based on a strong belief in the human capacity for healing and growth. She believes you can cultivate mental-emotional wellness using the tools you possess within yourself as well as your network of support. Using person-centered techniques, Angela will help you learn to honor and experience your emotions while also being attentive to cognitions that often influence how you feel. Angela has a special heart for helping youth and young adults, especially those struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, life changes, body dysmorphia, eating disorders, and self-esteem. She would consider it a privilege to come alongside you on your journey and bear witness to your story as it unfolds.
Thresea Gaffney, MA
Theresa is a graduate student at Messiah University studying mental health counseling, and holds a master's degree in history from Queens College. Her integrative approach highlights techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy and solution-focused brief therapy to help clients set achievable goals and better challenge maladaptive thought patterns. She has worked in college counseling and has extensive experience coaching esports players as they optimize their approach to issues both in-game and out. Theresa has helped clients navigate anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, ADHD, and process addictions, and is proud to provide inclusive space for all individuals as they explore the dynamics of life.
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1502 Milton Grove Road
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania