Counselors

Deann Blankenship Sanders MS, LPC, RPT-S

Deann Blankenship Sanders has over 30 years of experience in the mental health field and has spent the past 25 years working at Pathways (took over ownership in 2006). She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Susquehanna University in 1992, and a Master's of Science in clinical psychology from Millersville University in 1996. In addition, Deann became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2005 and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor in 2011. Her clinical interests include working with adults and children with an emphasis on children's issues and problems. Recently, Deann has started doing co-parenting training as an adjunct piece to her work with children of complicated divorce. Deann has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Modification, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, and Family Play Therapy. When Deann is not at Pathways, she enjoys with being her family which consists of her supportive husband, two very busy children (ages 21 and 15), two grandmother's and pets Lady and Cortez. Deann and her family love watching soccer, kayaking, riding bikes, traveling, and listening to music.




Keri Goshorn, MS, LPC

Keri Goshorn

Keri Goshorn started working at Pathways in 2009. She received a BS in Psychology from Kutztown University in 2004 and a MS in Community Counseling from Shippensburg University in 2007. Keri is a national board certified counselor and she is licensed as a professional counselor. Keri has a variety of experiences working with a wide range of populations. She has worked with individuals in an inpatient drug and alcohol facility, a secure treatment facility for juvenile sex offenders and habitual violent offenders, a group home setting for the severely mentally ill, the truancy division through Children and Youth Services, Wraparound/BHRS services, and several outpatient community mental health facilities. Keri's clinical interests include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, adjustment, stress management, etc. Keri's theoretical approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but she draws from other theories depending on the needs of the clients she serves. Keri has training in doing EMDR therapy. She also works with transgender adults going through transitioning. Keri's personal interests include: running, swimming, watching football, and spending time with family and friends.



Corey L. Alleman, LMFT

Corey Alleman

Corey Alleman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who joined Pathways Counseling Services in May 2010. He provides psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families. Corey specializes in helping clients work through troubled relationships, family problems, anxiety, depression, and other difficult struggles. He believes that all people grow and change. In psychotherapy with Corey, clients come to better understand their stories helping them strengthen and construct their identities. Realizing how their past has helped shape them empowers clients to become who they want to be. Corey earned his Master of Divinity Degree at Palmer Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He served as an intern for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in crisis and interfaith chaplaincy work. Corey completed a Post-Masters Certificate in Couples and Family Therapy at the Council for Relationships in Philadelphia.



Leah Akers, AA

Leah AkersLeah Akers takes great pleasure in being the Office Manager at Pathways Counseling Services. She enjoys interacting with new people each day and with our wonderful group of therapists. Leah believes in the power of positive change through therapy and enjoys being part of a group working towards these goals. In her free time, you’ll find her in the garden, spending time with her kids, reading or making art.




Amy L. Whorley, MS, LPC

Amy Whorley

Amy Whorley received her Master’s Degree from Shippensburg University in Mental Health Counseling in 2006 and her Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty University in Psychology in 2003. She is credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor and is also a National Certified Counselor. Her clinical interests include women’s issues, couples work, and grief & loss. Amy also enjoys working with depression, anxiety, stress management, adolescent concerns, as well as other disorders and issues. She has experience working as an outpatient counselor as well as in community and school settings doing therapy and behavior modification with children, teenagers, and families. Amy enjoys working with various populations including: adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and couples. She has training in play therapy, Anxiety Disorders, recovery for Depression and Low Self-Esteem, PTSD, Positive Psychology, Co-Occurring Disorders, Trauma and Traumatic Stress in Anticipatory and Post-Death Mourning, and counseling for couples. Amy’s main theoretical approach is Person-Centered Therapy, but she also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as other perspectives. She is excited to have joined the Pathways group in 2011.



Scott Keller, LCSW

Scott Keller

Scott Keller graduated from Millersville University in 2000 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, and from West Chester University in 2004 with his Master’s Degree in Social Work. Scott has been licensed as a Clinical Social Worker since 2009. His specialties include working with children, adolescents, teenagers, and families. Scott has also provided couples counseling and therapy to young adults. Scott has experience providing therapy in residential, school, home, and church settings. He has helped children in foster care, adoptive youth, and juvenile offenders. Many of the families Scott has provided services to include parents struggling with behavioral problems that need assistance developing parenting skills. Scott has helped many family types including two parent, single parent, adoptive, blended, and divorced families. Scott has provided therapy for clients diagnosed with Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse Disorders. He has received professional training in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, Suicide Assessment, Grief and Loss, Substance Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention, and faith based counseling. During Scott’s career he has been promoted to positions of leadership, managing individuals and teams of therapists and facilitated therapy in individual, group, and family settings.



John Morton, MA, LPC

John MortonJohn loves seeing lives being changed. This happens through equipping individuals with the tools they need to gain greater control of their thoughts and emotions, so that they can achieve their goals and overcome obstacles in their lives. These outcomes can be achieved by utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is based on the principle that “As a man thinks, so he is.” He also specializes in Christian-based counseling.

John is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. He has experience with many different cultures and backgrounds which enables him to help individuals heal emotionally, reach their potential, and enjoy healthy relationships.

John and his wife have 3 children and they enjoy a variety of outdoor activities as a family.


Ann Thompson

Ann is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is Board Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Penn State and her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University where she earned membership in the Professional Honor Society, Chi Sigma Iota. Ann also has an Associate Degree in Physical Therapy. She enjoys working with people to help them overcome any obstacles that inhibit their mental health. She is skilled in working with both children and adults and enjoys both equally. She sees counseling as a journey and individuals being on different areas of their path. She will work with them to get to the place where they wish to be. She sees each client as a very valuable individual with considerable worth and helps them to see themselves this way. She uses a holistic approach so that every aspect of the client is revealed and worked on as needed.

She uses a strength based approach to empower clients. She works with Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, OCD, Trauma, Eating Disorders, Gender Issues and individuals of family members with Personality Disorders. She is trained in TF-CBT and is working to be certified as a Trauma specialist with both adults and children.


Bethany Goshorn LPC, NCC

Bethany Goshorn graduated from Shippensburg University with her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in May of 2020. Prior to this, she received her Bachelor's degree from Shippensburg University in 2009 in Psychology. Bethany is a national board certified counselor and she is licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. Bethany has experience working with adolescents, in a college setting, and at a variety of locations working with adults. Her interests include working with individuals through issues of grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress management, trauma, etc. Bethany's theoretical approach is person-centered and strength based. Bethany enjoys bringing spirituality into work with clients if/when the client presents this as an area of importance. She looks forward to getting to know her clients and supporting them through the counseling process by utilizing interventions that will help them obtain their goals for therapy. In her time outside of the office, Bethany enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves being outside in nature especially while hiking or kayaking.


Robi-Lyn Truglio, MC

Robi-Lyn Truglio received her Master of Counseling from Arizona State University. Her undergraduate degree is in Elementary Education. She also received a specialization in School Counseling. She has experience working in clinical and school settings with children and families. Additionally, she has training and experience working with medically complex children. Robi-Lyn is currently working toward licensure in Pennsylvania. She is also working toward becoming a certified play therapist.

Robi-Lyn works with children and adults of all ages. Her specialty is working with children. She believes that each child is a unique person. She looks forward to getting to know each child that she counsels. Robi-Lyn enjoys helping clients see their strengths.

 

Robi-Lyn has ten years of homeschooling experience. She has been married for twenty years and has five children. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and playing games with her family.  Can schedule weekend and virtual appointments.


Daniele Mellott Lamar, LPC

Daniele Mellott-Lamar, LPC has a passion for helping clients find meaning, purpose, and safety in relationships. She desires to help clients manage emotions, form healthy relationships, and discover their best self. She is eclectic in her approach but mostly leans towards Attachment Theory, Existential Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Dilectical Behavioral Therapy.

Daniele obtained a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University in 2014. She worked in outpatient counseling, in-home mental health services, residential group home settings, and foster care and adoptions. She also adopted and fostered children with mental health needs. Daniele supervises interns, case managers, and counselors working towards licensure.

 

Daniele counsels individuals ages 5 and up, couples, families, and groups. She treats most mental health diagnosis but specializes in trauma, borderline personality disorder, postpartum issues, adolescents, foster care and adoption issues, spiritual issues, racial oppression, and care for helpers experiencing burnout and secondary trauma.

In her free time, Daniele enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren. Daniele adopted two puppies who keep her very busy. She enjoys dancing, music from the 70's and 80's, hosting large family gatherings, and car shows.


Amy C. Grimes, LSW

Amy Grimes specializes in counseling for women who are experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, low self-worth, relationships issues, divorce, life transitions, trauma, work/career stress, and other personal or circumstantial issues. Amy uses evidence-based techniques including CBT, ACT, and Solution-Focused Therapy.

For women seeking Christian counseling, Amy uses these techniques from a biblical perspective to help clients draw on their faith throughout their counseling experience. Amy helps women cultivate peace, joy, faith, and confidence while working toward their unique goals for therapy.

Amy has spent over 15 years in the mental health field after earning her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Eastern Mennonite University in 2000. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from The University of Tennessee in 2018. Amy is a licensed social worker currently working towards obtaining her Pennsylvania LCSW clinical licensure.

Amy is inspired by women who are willing to face those hard areas of life in order to work toward healing and growth. She enjoys meeting clients where they are to walk alongside them on their journey toward wellness. She uses a collaborative approach that draws on the client’s unique strengths, experience, and interests to work with the client to formulate goals and create plans for reaching those goals.

When not working, Amy enjoys baking with sourdough, reading, crafting, and spending time with her daughter, family, and friends.


Tim Davis, PsyD

Dr. Davis is a clinical neuropsychologist and native of Chambersburg. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008. Later, in 2014, he completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. He greatly appreciated the opportunity to train in their Alzheimer’s Disease Center, where he gained valuable experience evaluating different forms of dementia. Dr. Davis also served on active-duty status in the USAF for ten years, first as a psychologist and then as a neuropsychologist. After leaving the service, he completed neuropsychological evaluations at the Veterans Administration for five years. Presently, however, Dr. Davis is very much enjoying the opportunity to focus on his passion, which is conducting neuropsychological evaluations with older adults.


Heather Scarbrough

Heather is Board Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Shippensburg University and her Master's degree in Marriage, Couples and Family Counseling from Messiah College, where she earned membership in the Professional Honor Society Chi Sigma Iota. She works with clients with a variety of mental health backgrounds.

Heather has a specific desire to help couples, families and individuals within the family system to learn to live their best lives and to have their best relationships. She brings both inpatient and outpatient experience as well as twenty-five years of homeschooling experience. As a SYMBIS Facilitator, she can provide an in-depth, evidence based premarital assessment to guide counseling so that couples can begin their marriage journey well prepared.

She has experience helping individuals and families navigate and understand addiction and recovery. She enjoys partnering with people to treat co-occurring disorders. Navigating guilt, shame, loss, trust issues, co-dependent relationships, family dysfunction and the unhealthy roles individuals take on are topics often explored in session.

Her approach to therapy recognizes that as humans, we sometimes we get stuck and need a little help getting "unstuck." As humans, we tend to do the same things over and over again, even when they are not working. Her strengths lie in identifying unhelpful patterns and helping to adjust those patterns. Preferred therapeutic approaches include Motivational Interviewing, Gottman Couples Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Structural Family Therapy.

When not working, Heather spends time with her family, a Great Pyrenees, and friends. She enjoys being outside, cooking, reading, listening to music, and engaging in volunteer work mentoring youth.


Liza De La O MS, LPC

Liza has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Northern Iowa in 2013. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is also Nationally Certified. She had worked within the inpatient and outpatient settings; treating individuals, couples and families affected by general and serious mental health conditions in different stages of life. Liza has worked within a wide range of populations; children on the autistic spectrum, secure treatment facility for juveniles in the court system, Veterans within a group home setting, drug and alcohol both inpatient and outpatient as well as children and families as a mobile therapist. Liza’s clinical interests include substance abuse, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, adjustment, stress management, borderline personality disorder, LGBT community/concerns, etc. Liza’s theoretical approach is Gestalt Therapy, but she draws from other theories depending on the needs of the clients she serves. Liza’s main focus and goal for people is to help them connect to a life that will allow them to thrive with purpose and meaning. Liza enjoys outdoor activities, reading, attending concerts and creative outlets like painting or drawing. Can schedule evening and weekend appointments.