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Center for Effective Living Staff

Deborah A. Koricke, Ph.D.

Clinical and Forensic Psychologist
Dr. Deborah Koricke is the Center’s President; she manages all the company’s business functions…

Michael B. Leach, Ph.D.

Clinical and Forensic Psychologist
Dr. Leach is Founder and Past President of the Center…

Melissa Mellinger, CNS

Melissa Mellinger, CNS, has been prescribing medication since 2008 and has been at the Center for Effective Living since 2013.

David Brockett, M.M., M.Ed., LPC

David Brockett, M.M., M.Ed., LPC holds a graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Cleveland State University and is a licensed clinical mental health counselor.

Cathy Castro, M.Ed., LPC

Cathy Castro is a licensed clinical counselor with a Master’s degree from Kent State University. She also has received a certificate in a clinical studies postgraduate program…

Stephanie Martin, Clinical Nurse Specialist

Stephanie Martin, Clinical Nurse Specialist

Stephanie Martin is a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has been prescribing medications since 2007 in both inpatient and outpatient settings…

Deanna Horrigan, CNS

Deanna Horrigan, CNS, has 20 years experience in Mental Health. She specializes in the treatment of adults.

Sarah R. Aguilar, MS

Counselor
Mrs. Aguilar graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Bowling Green State University…

David G. Bostwick, LISW-S, LCDC III, SAP

Social Worker
Dave has a MSSW from Cleveland State University and is a licensed social worker…

Kate Boylan

Kate’s therapeutic competencies include applied behavior analysis, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems therapy, relational frame theory, and growing.

Dr. Marlena Achim

Child Psychiatrist
Dr. Marlena Achim sees children, adolescents and adults. She completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry…

Hanne-Berit Hahnemann, DMA, M.ed, LSC, LPCC-S

Hanne-Berit holds a graduate degree in counseling from Cleveland State University and is a licensed clinical mental health counselor…

Matthew Liptensky, MA, PC

Matthew Liptensky has been working in the mental health and addiction fields for over 18 years…

Nancy B. Caito, Ph.D., PC.

Nancy is a Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow obtaining psychology hours toward the psychologist license…

James Rodio, M.D.

James Rodio, M.D.is the Medical Director of our Suboxone program and also sees adults for treatment of other mental health issues…

Douglas Boose

Douglas Boose

Douglas Boose graduated with a B.S.in Psychology from Kaplan University and is currently finishing a M.A. in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.

Kendra Shoup, M.A., LPCC-S

Kendra Shoup is a licensed professional clinical counselor who graduated from Walsh University…

Cassandra B. Morton, M.Ed., M.A.

Psychotherapist
Cassandra holds graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology and Counseling from The Cleveland State University.

Chelsea Peticca, M.A., LPCC, LICDC

Chelsea Peticca holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Akron and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor as well as a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Colleen Montague, LSW, LICDC

Colleen Montague, LSW, LICDC

Colleen Montague obtained her undergraduate degree in Social Work at Youngstown State University…