Professional & Community Contributions


Integrative Counseling Services, PC

  • September 2012 – Opened Scranton Office
  • May 2014 – Joined The Scranton Chamber of Commerce
  • April 2015 – Opened Harrisburg Office
  • April 2015 – Co-sponsored NADD: Dual Diagnosis Specialist Training
  • May 2015 – Became a Pennsylvania Drug Free Workplace
  • January 2016 – Joined Northeast Rapid Response Team
  • January 2016 – Joined NADD
  • March 2017 – Opened Glen Rock Office

Alyse Kerr, MS, NCC, NADD-CC, LPC

Alyse Kerr Community Contributions in Scranton, PA

  • March 2012 – Participated in DSM-V pilot study
  • June 2012 – Received NADD Clinical Certification
  • September 2013 – Served as examiner for NADD-CC applicant
  • October 2013 – Presented at NADD Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD. Topic: Certification/Accreditation for IDD/MH: Raising the Bar
  • April 2014 – Served as examiner for NADD-CC applicant
  • April 2014 – Became member of Adult FASD Provider Network
  • May 2014 – Presented at NADD International Congress in Miami, FL. Topic: Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team, A New Model
  • May 2014 – Presented at NADD International Congress in Miami, FL. Topic: Certification/Accreditation for IDD/MH: Raising the Bar
  • May 2014 – Co-authored Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in the Criminal Justice System: A Review
  • June 2015 – Keynote speaker at the Northeastern Pennsylvania Regional Positive Practices meeting

Professional Affiliations

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 Robin VanEerden, MS, LPC, NCC, NADD-CC

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  • October 2009 – Grand Rounds/Person Centered Planning in Nashville, TN
  • November 2011 – Co-presented on NADD clinical certification
  • October 2012 – Co-presented State of the Art in Positive Behavior Supports: Integrating Behavioral and Mental Health Approaches
  • December 2014 – Facilitating NADD webinar on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Register at
  • April 2015 – Sat on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Panel for the Pennsylvania Association of County Administrators of Mental Health and Developmental Services (PACA MH/DS)
  • November 2015 – Presenting at NADD Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA. Topic: Risk Screening


  • Licensing Certification Committee for NADD
  • Dual Diagnosis Specialists Certification Committee for NADD
  • Task Force for Dual Diagnosis in Dauphin County
  • Pa Regional and Statewide Positive Practices Committees
  • Office of Mental Health Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Task Force

Professional Affiliations

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Robert Clark, MS, NCC, LPC

Robert Clark - Counselor in Scranton, PA

  • Involved with Forest City School District athletic program.
  • Volunteers with the Cal Ripkin little league.
  • Coaches boys 6th grade basketball team.
  • March 2015 – Completed Trauma Focused CBT training
  • December 2015 – Completed JSO (Juvenile Sex Offender) certification


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 Cheryl Pappa,  MA, NCC, LPC

Cheryl Pappa - Integrative Counseling Services PC Contributions

  • May 2006 – Presenter Eastern Psychological Association Conference Chosen for presentation of research completed at Women’s Resource Center: “Patriarchal Values and Domestic Violence Myths.”
  • Undergraduate Internship:
    • Women’s Resource Center Scranton Pennsylvania- Completed 65 hours of education in domestic violence and sexual assault issues as well as 18 hours of supervision in this facility that offers shelter to women and children that are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Training:
    • Transforming Trauma with EMDR: a 7-day professional training led by Laura Parnell, PhD.
    • Re-imaging the Ethics of Art Therapy: Presenter Dr. Bruce Moon PhD, ATR-BC, HLM.
    • Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorders.
    • The Artist Way-  12 week course designed by Julia Cameron to clear out blocks to creativity.
  • Cheryl is an aspiring novelist and writer of children’s storybooks.
  • Recipient: Editor’s Choice Award- November 2007 For Outstanding Achievement in Poetry. Presented by the International Library of Poetry
  • Member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Volunteers in her community for various fund raisers and events supporting the Arts

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Lynn Fuhrman, BA

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  • 2010-2015 – Taught group fitness classes at local YMCA
  • Coaches middle school field hockey and distance track at West York School District
  • 2014 – Provided training on Prader-Willi Syndrome to local providers
  • Avid runner and health and fitness enthusiast
  • Served on several Human Rights Committees


Kelly Vermeeren, MSW, NADD-DDS

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  • March 2017 – Completed NADD Specialist Certification
  • May 2017 – Completed Masters of Social Work


Katie Linebarger, BS

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  • Coached travel basketball team for 5th and 6th grade girls – 2 years


William Vogel II, BS


Heather Hood, BS

Has provided training on:

  • Positive approaches
  • Abuse awareness
  • Quality management


Emily Barone, MSW, LSW

  • 2004-2012 – Volunteer Religious Education Teacher
  • 2002 – Present – Professional Volunteer
  • New Jersey Medical Reserve Corps


Amy Williams, MA, ATR-BC, LPC

  • Adjunct Faculty Member Marywood University


Faith Nicosia, MS, NCC, LPC

  • Avid runner


Edward McNichols, LCSW

  • Board Member – Take Back The Night Foundation
  • Board Member – Ted Lindemon Outreach Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor at Marywood University
  • May 2017 – Completed LCSW


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Teri Hagen, LPC

Presented Poster Presentations

  • ISNR Conference 2012
  • ISNR Conference 2013


Rachael Mazza, MA


Heather Stuart, MS, NCC, LPC

  • Teach improvisation class in community


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