MEET OUR TEAM

Danielle Vogan MA, LPC, NCC

Certified EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor
Owner/Director

Danielle Vogan is the owner and founder of Favored Wellness Counseling and Consulting, LLC.  She carries a Master's of Arts in Community Counseling, Specializing in Addictions. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor and is fully trained in EMDR Therapy (a reprocessing therapy).  Danielle had the passion of bringing trauma-informed, trauma-focused care to Moon Township to make specialized services more readily available to our community and to extend the fight against stigma around trauma and mental health.

Along with experience in treating more generalized mental health issues, she specializes in working with those navigating the impacts of trauma and all angles of addiction.  Working with individuals in recovery, along with their families and loved ones, is at the heart of her work.  

Trauma in Latin means, “wound.”  With this, the human condition includes various levels of “wounding.”  

Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.

~John Paul Satre

Therapeutic change starts with building a relationship.  Danielle works to provide an inviting, relaxed environment where privacy and security are built upon to develop a foundation of trust and safety, paced to fit your needs.  She encourages and challenges her clients to discover their inner strengths, resources, and resilience. She works with clients to apply their strengths to create unique processes and develop steps toward achieving long-term change and increased adaptability. 


Danielle employ’s trauma-informed, integrative approach including: CBT, EMDR (Fully trained), Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Gestalt Theory, and Motivational Interviewing to facilitate change.  Based on your individual set of strengths and circumstances, Danielle will work with you to move toward the changes you seek to apply to your life.

Mallory Williams, MA, LPC, PMH-C, CAADC

Partially Trained EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor

Mallory specializes in Maternal Mental Health and Couples Therapy.  Her main goals are to help her clients achieve a sense of control over self, life, their choices, and their relationships. Oftentimes people come to therapy when they feel dissatisfied with some or all areas of their lives; struggling to figure out why or what to do about it. Mallory works with individuals and couples to rebuild their relationship after disconnect with self and/or others. 

 

Some of the topics Mallory specialize in are communication breakdowns, marital differences, feeling disconnected, life transitions, infertility, perinatal loss and postpartum depression/anxiety.  Mallory works with parents and hopeful parents to build the skills necessary to thrive individually, as well as within the family unit.

Mallory is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA. She uses EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Gottman and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help her clients achieve the changes they seek.  Through empathic listening, warmth, humor, and genuine engagement, Mallory helps people gain insight into their unique ways of thinking and operating. Therapy is hard work, but worth the investment! 

Erin LaRue, MA, LPC

Partially Trained EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling, specializing in youth. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is powerful and has the ability to create change, growth, and healing. Erin creates a safe, calm space for clients to express themselves, learn new skills, find solutions, and receive support.

As a therapist, Erin has experience in working with children with severe behavioral disorders, and is passionate about helping children and their families develop healthier communication and coping methods. She also has worked extensively with children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and grief. Using play, books, music, art, movement, and games, Erin can connect with children of all ages and individualize treatment accordingly. She also enjoys working with adults struggling with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and parenting stressors.

Erin believes that treatment is most successful when it is unique to the client. Therefore, she incorporates the most appropriate techniques for you, drawing from EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, play therapy, and person-centered therapy. Erin is ready to walk alongside you as you begin the valuable work of therapy.

Brittani Williamson, MA, LPC

Partially Trained EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Britt is a Licensed Professional Counselor who holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Addictions. She recognizes the importance of establishing a strong and effective therapeutic relationship based on trust in order to provide a safe place for healing to occur. 

Britt has experience working with individuals with substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, women’s issues, and relationship issues. She has worked in a variety of different settings as a therapist, clinical manager, and clinical director and she is continually reminded of her motivation and passion for helping people to live life to its fullest, explore personal values, build self-esteem and self-love, and form healthy human connections.

 

Britt utilizes various modalities including motivational interviewing, EMDR, solution focused, rational emotive behavior therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy to take a strengths-based approach to therapy. She recognizes the importance of individualizing treatment for everyone she works with, and she walks with them on their journey to wellness, remembering that “we’re all just walking each other home” (Ram Dass). 

Karisa Mauthe, MA, LPC

Partially Trained EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Karisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Addictions. She is a National Certified Counselor and an Advanced Alcohol and other Drugs Certified Counselor.

Karisa is passionate about being present in the moment while providing support for the client within the therapeutic process. She believes the authenticity of the therapeutic relationship is a source of strength for change and works to create an open and safe place for clients to express and connect with themselves.

Karisa sees the client as the expert of their life and offers different modalities to accompany clients on their life journey.  Utilizing aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and mindfulness with a trauma-informed, person-centered lens she has helped those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, difficulties in relationships, life transitions, substance use disorder, and dual diagnosis disorders.

Jodie McGovern, MA, LPC  RYT 200

Certified EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Jodie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology, is fully-trained in EMDR therapy and is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance.  Her therapeutic approach emphasizes empowerment, emotional regulation, and the brain/body connection.  She incorporates the use of mindfulness, grounding, yoga, breathwork and meditation.  

Her experience includes working with diverse populations throughout the US and abroad. She is highly skilled in working with trauma, including extensive experience in intimate partner violence, childhood trauma, intergenerational trauma, codependency, and sexual assault.   Jodie works with clients to build a safe enough therapeutic relationship in which the client feels empowered and is encouraged to explore strengths and move towards creating patterns of wellness and self- love. 

 

Jodie primarily practices EMDR, and is influenced by attachment theory, humanistic psychology, feminist therapy, internal family systems (parts work) and Buddhist philosophies. 

Danielle Dawgiello, MS, MA, CRC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor                                              

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor 

Nothing is impossible; the word itself says "I'm possible."  (Audrey Hepburn)

Danielle is a licensed professional counselor who has a Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation and a Masters in Professional Counseling.  She believes that one’s full potential is based on a foundation of trust, support, creativity, and awareness of what brings out the best in them.  Danielle employs a trauma-informed approach to cognitive behavioral therapy, reality therapy, and person centered therapy throughout the therapeutic alliance. 

 

Danielle has experience working with individuals with anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, trauma, and those struggling with self esteem. She has also worked with children and their families as a mobile therapist and behavioral specialist for 4 years. Danielle has worked in the vocational rehabilitation field for 7 years now and enjoys working with adults finding the right career fit.  She is also trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis and Certified to complete functional behavioral assessments.

Danielle holds evening and weekend appointments for children, parents, families and adults, ages 7+.  She is accepting telehealth, self-pay clients only and offers a sliding scale fee structure to help accommodate each, individual set of financial circumstances. Getting services to those in need is her main goal.

Emily Belsito, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Emily is a National Certified Counselor and holds a Master’s degree in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling. She believes in the power of the therapeutic relationship and the change that can occur by creating a meaningful connection in the first session with a client. Emily establishes an inviting, trusting, and comfortable environment from the first session, and ensures each client’s treatment is individualized every step of the way. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is a collaborative effort, and takes clients’ concerns and input seriously, as the client is the only expert in their own life. 

Emily specializes in creating healthy boundaries among couples and individuals, effective communication skills, along with identifying negative self- beliefs that may impact individuals’ abilities to effectively communicate and interact with others. Emily also specializes in maternal mental health addressing grief and loss, complicated and complex pregnancies, postpartum depression and anxiety, and transitioning into parenthood. Along with these specialties, Emily has extensive experience in working with individuals aged 7 through adulthood with depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. 

 

Emily employs an integrated approach to therapy that is individualized to each client’s specific needs. She approaches therapy with a person-centered foundation and a trauma focused lens, and integrates cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and is certified as a Level 1 Gottman therapist for couples. Emily believes that everyone has the ability to live the life they want, and will individualize therapy to give each individual the chance to do just that.  Emily has evening and weekend appointments available.

Jessica Rumbaugh, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor  

Jessica is a board certified Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in youth counseling.

 

Jessica takes joy in helping clients build their life worth living by breaking down large goals and barriers in life to make change more achievable. She values the effort a client makes in coming to treatment, and works to provide a therapeutic environment where clients can genuinely be themselves. Jessica recognizes the vulnerability one may experience in the therapeutic process, and works to provide treatment to her clients with a focus on dignity and respect.

 

Jessica uses an eclectic approach to offer different modalities to best aid clients with the challenges they are facing in that moment. This includes elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Interpersonal Social Rhythms Therapy (IPSRT), and mindfulness. Emphasis is placed on a strengths-based approach utilizing a trauma-informed, person-centered lens. She has experience working with those facing challenges such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, trauma, interpersonal conflict, life transitions, grief, and dual diagnosis disorders.

Mandy Geibel, MA, NCC

Pre-licensed Professional Counselor  

Mandy completed her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Slippery Rock University with a focus in addictions and graduated from Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. Mandy has 9 year of experience working in the Mental Health field, as well as 4 years of experience working with all aspects of those with Substance Use Disorders.

 

Mandy has a variety of experiences working with traumas, domestic violence, self- harm and sexual assault, having worked in a variety of settings such as residential treatment, halfway house, and outpatient treatment centers. As a therapist, Mandy strives to be a positive, consistent support who will meet you where you are, unconditionally.  She is a very warm, caring, compassionate and understanding clinician.  She employs a strengths- based, trauma- informed perspective, utilizing an integrative approach that is individualized for each client. 

 

Mandy mostly works with adults 18+ but also enjoys working with teens 15+.  Mandy is accepting telehealth, self-pay clients only and offers a sliding scale fee structure to help accommodate each, individual set of financial circumstances. Her main goal is getting services to those in need.

Lisa Wilson, MS, LPC

EMDR Therapist

Licensed Professional Counselor  (Beaver Location)

Lisa Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in the treatment of trauma, women's issues, depression, anxiety, personality and grief/loss. She has over 15 years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents and adults in a wide variety of settings. Her treatment approach is trauma-focused and incorporates evidence-based practices including EMDR, Mindfulness, CBT, Inter-personal therapy and Trauma-Focused CBT.

 

Lisa provides a gentle and supportive environment for clients to explore their feelings and work toward making positive changes. She believes that all clients have the ability to heal and grow. Within her practice, she focuses on creating an environment in which everyone feels safe, accepted, and empowered to explore and express what they want to express and how they feel comfortable expressing it (e.g., verbally and/or non-verbally - through play, writing, drawing, art, etc.).

 

She is a graduate of Elizabethtown College with a bachelor's degree in Social Work. She completed her master's degree in Psychology from Penn State University. She has been an adjunct professor at CCAC.

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