- WV Therapy & Wellness Center
WV THERAPY and WELLNESS CENTER Staff
 
Michelle Christy  LICSW, CADC, C-EMDR-T
Michelle Christy LICSW, CADC, C-EMDR-T
Co-Founder/Clinical Director WV THERAPY CENTER© was conceived by Michelle's ardent dedication to serving the community and her undaunting ability to effect change for those she serves. Ms. Christy’s 25+ years of experience in the human service field includes: comprehensive community mental health, crisis services, residential care, disability inclusion, and employee assistance programs. Her clinical expertise is in the areas of trauma and addiction. Michelle's credentials include: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified Addictions Counselor, and EMDRIA Certified EMDR therapist, and consultant. She was the first credentialed consultant in WV. EMDR has become her primary approach to therapy and she is dedicated to maintaining EMDR treatment fidelity according to the 8-phase protocol. In addition to EMDR, Michelle has also received advanced training in and utilizes IFS,CISM, CBT, DBT, Transactional Analysis, Adlerian, Reality Therapy, Impact Therapy and the 12 Step Principles. Michelle also holds an adjunct instructor position in WVU's School of Social Work, and is a frequent guest lecture in the graduate counseling program. She has presented mental health and Drug & Alcohol trainings to regional and statewide audiences. She holds an extended training contract with the Pennsylvania Bureau for Drug and Alcohol Program to provide clinical skills workshops and co-authored their statewide parenting skills DVD training curriculum.
Bailey Louise, Therapy Dog
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Bailey Louise, Therapy Dog
Heidi O'Toole MS, LPC, LM, C-EH-P, EMDR-T
Heidi O'Toole MS, LPC, LM, C-EH-P, EMDR-T
Co-Founder/Clinical Therapist/Energy Healing Practitioner. Heidi rounds out the Center staff as a clinical therapist, energetic healing practioner and educator. Heidi has served the community for 30 years in a multitude of human service positions, and is excited to be a part of WV Therapy & Wellness Center. Heidi brings both a holistic and neuro-science based approach to the Center as masters' level licensed professional counselor, EMDR therapist, energetic healing practitioner and a licensed minister. Her clinical areas of expertise are trauma & addiction; adolescents, family & relationship counseling. Heidi is also an educator and professional trainer. She is a teaching instructor for WVU's Dept. of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling & Counseling Psychology. Heidi has also developed The 4 Cornerstone Model for growth, change and healing; and a parenting curriculum for the PA Bureau of Drug & Alcohol. In addition, she has also developed and presents numerous conference workshops on mental health, trauma/addiction, neuro-science based counseling and healing topics. She believes her role is to simply be of service, and that it is both an honor and a privilege to be a part of another's healing process. Sacred Steps "Navigating the Path" of Hope Help and Healing.
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