Nicole Woods, Director
Nicole's educational background includes graduating with honors from both Towson University where she received her BS and the University of Maryland where she obtained her MSW.
She has been practicing since 2002 and has clinical experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, The MD Board of Childcare, outpatient mental health clinics, and in private mental health practice.
Nicole is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) who works with children over the age of 10 years old, adults, and families. She believes in the ability to create change in one's life in the context of a therapeutic relationship in an environment of safety and trust which she is committed to providing.
Nicole is an active member of the NASW, AED, IAEDP, NAPW and is highly committed to her professional development. As a result, she participates regularly in Continuing Education courses and trainings at both the local and national level. Nicole is recognized as a Give an Hour program clinician for military personnel and their families. She possesses a specialization in cognitive behavioral therapy and eating disorders. Nicole is also a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS), as well as a Certified Clinical Supervisor who provides supervision for other clinicians seeking advanced clinical licensure.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, crafting, volleyball, coaching Girls on the Run and spending time with family.
Megan Cline, Clinician
Megan graduated with honors from York College of Pennsylvania, where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree, and Temple University's Master of Social Work program. She has been practicing in the field since 2012, and in previous years, has volunteered her time and services to multiple organizations, including Access York, Family-Child Resources, and the Children's Resource Center in Harrisburg. She also has clinical experience working in partial hospitalization programs, outpatient mental health facilities, mental health private practice, and higher education.
Megan is familiar and comfortable working with a variety of issues, including but not limited to, Eating Disorders, LGBTQIAA-related issues, anxiety, grief and loss, self-harm/suicidality, emotional disturbances, relationship/family concerns, depression, and other mental health disorders. With a non-judgmental approach, she empowers clients to make positive and healthy choices when met with difficult life situations.
Megan obtained her social work license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists to continue practicing in the field of counseling and social work. She also furthers her professional development and meets licensure requirements by regularly participating in trainings and Continuing Education courses at local and national levels. As a social worker and member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), she ensures that she practices within typical social work guidelines and properly abides by the Code of Ethics.
Nicole Benner, Registered Dietitian
Nicole is a Registered Dietitian who is passionate about helping her clients find peace with food in order to meet their nutrition and wellness goals. She provides medical nutrition therapy based on individual needs and incorporates intuitive eating, a non-diet approach. Her nutrition philosophy promotes "all foods fit". She encourages clients to eat real, whole food as a source of nourishment as well as a source of enjoyment and break free from the diet cycle.
Nicole completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Penn State University in 1996 and subsequently completed her Dietetic Internship with Aramark in the Greater Philadelphia area in 1997.
Nicole has over 10 years of Nutrition Counseling experience partnering with clients in hospitals, outpatient nutrition counseling and community nutrition settings. Currently, she holds a position at Messiah College where she counsels students who struggle with eating disorders.
Nicole is committed to building a safe environment in which her clients can explore their relationship with food without judgment or criticism. In addition, she strives to stay current on research and treatment modalities through continuing education and trainings. It is her desire to continue specialization in the treatment of eating disorders. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP).
James Corbin, Clinician
James R. Corbin has over 20 years of experience working in Pennsylvania as an LSW. James received his Masters Degree in Social Work from Temple University and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the Pennsylvania State University.
James possesses a specialty in treating childhood mental illness and has received training in child centered play therapy. He also specializes in providing individual and family therapy with children, adolescents, and their families. Since 2008, he has served as a full-time clinical faculty and instructor in the Graduate School of Social Work at Temple University and currently serves as their Assistant MSW Program Director.
Mr. Corbin has written and presented extensively on the subject of neuroscience, trauma, and attachment and the impact on clinical practice. He is a volunteer therapist for Give an Hour and was an active member of PA Cares and the Harrisburg Regional Planning Team for Operation Military Kids.
Denise Haas, Clinician
Denise Haas is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Masters in Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore with a focus in children and families. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Maryland, majoring in criminal justice.
She has been practicing since 2014 and has clinical experience working with children in schools, their homes, and with children in foster care. She believes in the ability to help children navigate through life in a way that other people can understand them. She does this by helping children use their own strength, learning new coping skills, and learning how to believe in themselves.
Denise Haas has worked with children and families for many years in a number of settings, including, a family homeless shelter, behavioral health, schools, foster care and adoption. She brings not only a passion for helping children and families, but is committed to making life a little more manageable for families.
Denise has an interest in trauma, attachment, foster care and adoption issues, anxiety, and ADHD. She enjoys helping families learn to communicate and helping each other grow in a positive way.
In her spare time, she enjoys photography, being outside and spending time with family.
Selene Scavitto, Clinician
Selene graduated from Shippensburg University with her MSW and currently is a LSW. Selene has experience working in a variety of settings including as Director of Social Services at a Continuing Care Retirement Community, hospital setting, and outpatient private practice. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults, helping them find their way through life's challenges, by teaching new ways to cope and setting realistic goals. She strives to offer a non-judgmental, culturally sensitive environment conducive to exploration and growth.
In her spare time, Selene enjoys spending time with her family and is active in raising awareness of the mental health needs of military members and veterans. Selene coordinates a yearly Ruck March which supports efforts in the fight against suicide. The March raises funds for non-profit organizations that serve veterans and to raises awareness regarding the prevalence of veteran suicide and mental health issues.
Chad Briggs, Clinician
Chad Briggs is a first generation college graduate from a small agricultural community in the heart of central Pennsylvania. He completed Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology at Penn State University in 2006. He attended graduate school at Shippensburg and completed his Masters of Social work in 2017. Chad became a Licensed Social Worker in February of 2019. He has a large background of work experience in the areas of child welfare and inpatient mental health treatment. Chad is an advocate for mental health and wellness and reducing the stigma of receiving mental health treatment.
Chad has a strong focus on helping children and families to identify therapeutic needs and working collaboratively on finding solutions through the use of CBT, mindfulness, and Narrative based approaches. He also has a strong interest in the area of trauma, it's subjectivity, and it's effects on development and perception
Chad spends his free time at home attempting to be an amateur landscaper, hiking, watching movies, or enjoying live music. He's also a wanna be foodie so he's always looking for unique and creative cuisine. Chad also has a passion for the performing arts and has done live theater for many years including several dinner theater shows. He is a self professed game show lover and enjoys watching and participating in trivia shows. Chad has tried out for both Teen Jeopardy and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. Sadly he didn't make it past the initial round but that hasn't stopped him from continuing to try.