PLAY THERAPY

Margaret Ostrowski, LPCC-S, RPT-S, is a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She is independently licensed by the States of Ohio and Michigan. For over 15 years, Margaret has worked with children in various Community Mental Health agencies in Ohio and has refined her skills through further training with The Association for Play Therapy, Inc. earning her Certification and Supervisory status as a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. Margaret works with children, adolescents and adults to strive toward optimum care of mental health needs combined with working to improve the family's positive life experiences when working with children. 

Margaret Ostrowski, LPCC-S, RPT-S, is a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She is independently licensed by the States of Ohio and Michigan. For over 15 years, Margaret has worked with children in various Community Mental Health agencies in Ohio and has refined her skills through further training with The Association for Play Therapy, Inc. earning her Certification and Supervisory status as a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. Margaret works with children, adolescents and adults to strive toward optimum care of mental health needs combined with working to improve the family's positive life experiences when working with children. 

Alexandra ("Lexi") Jeffire, LPC, works as a licensed professional counselor serving adults and adolescents at both the Bucyrus office and at various schools in the community. Lexi also works with Crawford Works to provide education and support to persons seeking transition into steady employment. Additionally, Lexi is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

Alexandra ("Lexi") Jeffire, LPC, works as a licensed professional counselor serving adults and adolescents at both the Bucyrus office and at various schools in the community. Lexi also works with Crawford Works to provide education and support to persons seeking transition into steady employment. Additionally, Lexi is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

Kristen Garn, LSW, is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio, working primarily with children, adolescents, and their families. Kristen is a sought-after child/youth therapist, providing services at our main office in Bucyrus as well as several local schools during the academic year. Kristen is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

Kristen Garn, LSW, is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio, working primarily with children, adolescents, and their families. Kristen is a sought-after child/youth therapist, providing services at our main office in Bucyrus as well as several local schools during the academic year. Kristen is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

George Goodman, LPCC-S,  EMDR-III, is an independently licensed professional clinical counselor - supervisor whose extensive experience helps clients as well as many of the new counselors-in-training who gain valuable experience at CCSI. George is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-III) and serves as a Crisis Consultant. George is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

George Goodman, LPCC-S,  EMDR-III, is an independently licensed professional clinical counselor - supervisor whose extensive experience helps clients as well as many of the new counselors-in-training who gain valuable experience at CCSI. George is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-III) and serves as a Crisis Consultant. George is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

Gidget Rupert, LPCC, is an independently licensed professional counselor, providing counseling services to a variety of clients. Gidget also leads an educational group for adults with ADHD. In addition, Gidget is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

Gidget Rupert, LPCC, is an independently licensed professional counselor, providing counseling services to a variety of clients. Gidget also leads an educational group for adults with ADHD. In addition, Gidget is pursuing supervision under Ms. Ostrowski to eventually become a certified play therapist.

MENTAL HEALTH THERAPy

Amy Billa, MA, LSW, is a licensed social worker who currently serves as a marketing consultant with CCS. Amy is also an experienced interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing populations, and is highly skilled in American Sign Language (ASL). Amy is also a sought-after speaker/trainer on grief/bereavement issues.      

Amy Billa, MA, LSW, is a licensed social worker who currently serves as a marketing consultant with CCS. Amy is also an experienced interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing populations, and is highly skilled in American Sign Language (ASL). Amy is also a sought-after speaker/trainer on grief/bereavement issues.

 

 

 

Tim Brown, LPCC-S, is a Supervising Counselor whose wealth of experience helps not only the clients he works with but also many of the new counselors-in-training who gain valuable experience at CCSI. Tim serves as a Crisis Consultant, AOD Counselor, and is certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR). He also provides services for CCSI one day per week at the Galion Health Department.  

Tim Brown, LPCC-S, is a Supervising Counselor whose wealth of experience helps not only the clients he works with but also many of the new counselors-in-training who gain valuable experience at CCSI. Tim serves as a Crisis Consultant, AOD Counselor, and is certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR). He also provides services for CCSI one day per week at the Galion Health Department.

 

      Valerie Capucini, LPC, serves as a licensed professional counselor working with adolescents and adults. Valerie also works with our Jail Program, providing clinical services at the local Sheriff's Department. In addition to clinical duties, Valerie serves CCS as a marketing assistant.    

 

 

 

Valerie Capucini, LPC, serves as a licensed professional counselor working with adolescents and adults. Valerie also works with our Jail Program, providing clinical services at the local Sheriff's Department. In addition to clinical duties, Valerie serves CCS as a marketing assistant.

 

 

Kelly Conn, LISW-S, is an independently licensed social worker with supervisory credentials. Kelly works primarily with adolescents, but has significant clinical / therapy experience with children and adults as well. Particular interest in grief therapy and assisting people as they navigate through difficult life transitions. Kelly is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-I).

Kelly Conn, LISW-S, is an independently licensed social worker with supervisory credentials. Kelly works primarily with adolescents, but has significant clinical / therapy experience with children and adults as well. Particular interest in grief therapy and assisting people as they navigate through difficult life transitions. Kelly is also certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-I).

Megan Chitwood, LPCC, a an independently licensed clinical counselor, working primarily with children and adolescents. In addition to her experience with younger clients and the issues they face, she also works well with adults.      

Megan Chitwood, LPCC, a an independently licensed clinical counselor, working primarily with children and adolescents. In addition to her experience with younger clients and the issues they face, she also works well with adults.

 

 

 

Morgan Dunnam, LPC is a licensed professional counselor, working with adolescents and adults.

Morgan Dunnam, LPC is a licensed professional counselor, working with adolescents and adults.

Jacqui Carver, LISW-S is a licensed independent social worker with supervisory credentials, who works with adults. Jacqui is certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).

Jacqui Carver, LISW-S is a licensed independent social worker with supervisory credentials, who works with adults. Jacqui is certified to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR).

Bradley Fox, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, providing individual and family psychotherapy/counseling (to youth, families, and adults), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-I), case consultation, and psychological testing. Dr. Fox provides services at our main office in Bucyrus as well as at a satellite location in Crestline (one day per week). He also assists with numerous administrative roles, including CARF Accreditation Manager and Crisis Consultant.

Bradley Fox, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, providing individual and family psychotherapy/counseling (to youth, families, and adults), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR-I), case consultation, and psychological testing. Dr. Fox provides services at our main office in Bucyrus as well as at a satellite location in Crestline (one day per week). He also assists with numerous administrative roles, including CARF Accreditation Manager and Crisis Consultant.

Aloys Kamwithi, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor. Aloys works with a variety of youth and families. Aloys provides counseling services at the main office in Bucyrus as well as at the Crawford County Jail as part of CCSI's efforts to bring mental health treatment out into the community.

Aloys Kamwithi, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor. Aloys works with a variety of youth and families. Aloys provides counseling services at the main office in Bucyrus as well as at the Crawford County Jail as part of CCSI's efforts to bring mental health treatment out into the community.

alcohol & other drug team

Ed Kirkpatrick, LPC, LICDC-CS is a chemical dependency counselor and has served CCSI for a number of years, working primarily with adults dealing with alcohol and other drug issues. He has also worked as a crisis counselor at CCSI and interacts frequently with persons court-ordered to treatment.

Ed Kirkpatrick, LPC, LICDC-CS is a chemical dependency counselor and has served CCSI for a number of years, working primarily with adults dealing with alcohol and other drug issues. He has also worked as a crisis counselor at CCSI and interacts frequently with persons court-ordered to treatment.

Stephen McLaughlin, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor and serves as those challenged by substance use difficulties as well as an after-hours Crisis Specialist.

Stephen McLaughlin, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor and serves as those challenged by substance use difficulties as well as an after-hours Crisis Specialist.

CRISIS COUNSELORS

Amy Smith, MA, LPCC, is an independently licensed professional counselor serving as an after-hours Crisis Intervention Specialist.

Amy Smith, MA, LPCC, is an independently licensed professional counselor serving as an after-hours Crisis Intervention Specialist.

Danielle McGinty, LSW, is a licensed social worker who currently serves CCSI as a part-time crisis therapist.

Danielle McGinty, LSW, is a licensed social worker who currently serves CCSI as a part-time crisis therapist.

Elizabeth Metz, LSW is a licensed social worker, serving as both a mental health therapist and a day crisis counselor at CCSI.

Elizabeth Metz, LSW is a licensed social worker, serving as both a mental health therapist and a day crisis counselor at CCSI.

COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRIC SUPPORTIVE TREATMENT (CPST)

Dustin McMillen serves as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) provider with a variety of adolescent and adult clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful at school and in the community.

Dustin McMillen serves as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) provider with a variety of adolescent and adult clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful at school and in the community.

Renee McMillen, SWA, works as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment provider (CPST) with a variety of clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful the community.

Renee McMillen, SWA, works as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment provider (CPST) with a variety of clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful the community.

Joyce Workman, SWA, serves as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) provider with a variety of clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful the community.

Joyce Workman, SWA, serves as a Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) provider with a variety of clients, assisting them to find and establish connections with vital community resources as well as increase/strengthen their needed skill sets to be successful the community.

MEDICAL-SOMATIC DEPARTMENt

Dr. Spare serves lead psychiatrist and Medical Director at CCSI and works primarily with adults.

Dr. Spare serves lead psychiatrist and Medical Director at CCSI and works primarily with adults.

Dr. Bentley serves as an psychiatrist at CCSI working with adults.

Dr. Bentley serves as an psychiatrist at CCSI working with adults.

Dr. Christopher works as a pediatric psychiatrist, working with children and adolescents who have psychiatric needs.

Dr. Christopher works as a pediatric psychiatrist, working with children and adolescents who have psychiatric needs.

Dr. Moneme has served the community as a sought-after pediatrician for many years; he currently serves at CCSI as one of our child/youth psychiatrists. His warmth and professionalism are equaled only by his significant medical expertise.

Dr. Moneme has served the community as a sought-after pediatrician for many years; he currently serves at CCSI as one of our child/youth psychiatrists. His warmth and professionalism are equaled only by his significant medical expertise.

Jason Suleiman, MS, CNP, serves as a Certified Nurse Practitioner for CCSI. Jason works with patients ages 13 and older and is known for his gentleness, attention to detail, and clinical expertise.

Jason Suleiman, MS, CNP, serves as a Certified Nurse Practitioner for CCSI. Jason works with patients ages 13 and older and is known for his gentleness, attention to detail, and clinical expertise.

nursing team

The CCSI nursing team's background experience includes Hospital nursing, ER, Home Health, Hospice, Primary Care, Oncology, and Long-Term Care nursing. We all share an appreciation for the hard work our clients invest in achieving and maintaining mental health stability. We work closely with the physicians and prescribers as well as our clinical team of mental health therapists. The Med-Somatic Nursing team is comprised of dedicated nurses and assistants who bring caring professionalism to every client we serve.

Judy, RN, Nursing Supervisor

Judy, RN, Nursing Supervisor

Cheryl, LPN

Cheryl, LPN

Louise, RN

Louise, RN

Rhonda, RN

Rhonda, RN

Cynda, RN

Cynda, RN

Amy, RN

Amy, RN

Rachelle, RN

Rachelle, RN

Crystal, RN

Crystal, RN

Sue, LPN

Sue, LPN

Stephanie, Med-Somatic Assistant

Stephanie, Med-Somatic Assistant

Rhonda, Med-Somatic Assistant

Rhonda, Med-Somatic Assistant

Brenda, Med-Somatic Assistant

Brenda, Med-Somatic Assistant

support team (intake, billing, reception)

Diana serves at CCSI as an Intake Specialist and CARF Accreditation Assistant.

Diana serves at CCSI as an Intake Specialist and CARF Accreditation Assistant.

Valerie serves as an Intake Specialist.

Valerie serves as an Intake Specialist.

Kim serves as an Intake Specialist.

Kim serves as an Intake Specialist.

Amy serves as a Billing Specialist.

Amy serves as a Billing Specialist.

Alexiss serves as a Billing Specialist.

Alexiss serves as a Billing Specialist.

Chloe works as a Med-Somatic Assistant and Filist.

Chloe works as a Med-Somatic Assistant and Filist.

Jane serves as a Front Desk Receptionist.

Jane serves as a Front Desk Receptionist.

Jennifer serves as a Front Desk Receptionist.

Jennifer serves as a Front Desk Receptionist.

Sharon serves as a Transcriptionist.

Sharon serves as a Transcriptionist.

finance department

Brittany serves as the Director of Billing.

Brittany serves as the Director of Billing.

Jason Shade serves as Assistant Controller.

Jason Shade serves as Assistant Controller.

Molli Carey serves as an AP/AR Clerk.

Molli Carey serves as an AP/AR Clerk.

ADMINISTRATION / LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mr. Thomas Saccenti serves as the CEO of CCSI, leading with clarity, integrity, and a deep compassion for the people of Crawford County (and beyond). As a leader Mr. Saccenti offers a calm, reasoned, and balanced approach supportive of staff as well as persons seeking services at CCSI.

Mr. Thomas Saccenti serves as the CEO of CCSI, leading with clarity, integrity, and a deep compassion for the people of Crawford County (and beyond). As a leader Mr. Saccenti offers a calm, reasoned, and balanced approach supportive of staff as well as persons seeking services at CCSI.

Ms. Cindy Wallis, LISW-S, serves as the Director of Programming & Clinical Operations at CCSI. She is extensively involved in community relations, establishing and monitoring clinically-related contracts, and offering quality supervision and guidance to the team.

Ms. Cindy Wallis, LISW-S, serves as the Director of Programming & Clinical Operations at CCSI. She is extensively involved in community relations, establishing and monitoring clinically-related contracts, and offering quality supervision and guidance to the team.