Our Clinical Staff

Jennifer Baney, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Art Therapist

Jennifer Baney is a licensed professional counselor as well as a registered, board certified art therapist.  She is a graduate of Marywood University, where she earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Art Therapy and her Master of Arts in Art Therapy. Ms. Baney has a varied clinical experience including initiating a creative arts therapies program in a residential drug and alcohol facility, providing trauma-focused art therapy services to child survivors of abuse at a local Children's Advocacy Center, and supporting children and families in their grief experiences through outpatient therapy services.  Most recently, she has been providing art therapy services through school-based programs in Franklin and Adams counties.

 

Ms. Baney believes in the therapeutic value of building relationships and trust in the therapy session through secure and predictable therapy interventions.  Ms. Baney primarily focuses on the therapeutic benefits of art therapy, both through the process of art making, and in the self-reflection of the art product.  However, Ms. Baney also maintains a client-directed approach; she believes the best therapeutic approach is one in which the therapist and client together develop the path towards healing and resolution.  

Ashley Tannous, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ashley Tannous is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and holds a MSW from the University of Pittsburgh with a certificate in Integrated Healthcare. Her clinical background varies from working with disruptive youth in the alternative education system to working with both inpatient and outpatient adults and families within the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers.   She has a passion for working with children, adults, families, and couples as they are transitioning throughout life's various challenges and changes. Ms. Tannous acknowledges that her medical background has shaped her practice and she has a strong belief in the importance in nurturing both our physical health and mental health. 

 

She has specialized experience working with clients who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, and trauma related to a physical health concern. Her approach is client-centered, looking to meet her clients where they are to develop trust and create an emotionally safe and comfortable therapy environment while using evidence based interventions. She believes the therapeutic alliance is key as both therapist and client work together to achieve client-directed goals in therapy. 

Tammi Tanner, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Tammi Tanner specializes in working with children, adolescents, and families. Upon completion of her Masters of Social Work; Tammi became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Additionally she is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional (CATP). Tammi treats a variety of concerns including difficult life experiences, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment and Attachment Disorders. She also enjoys working with the LGBTQI population. Treating individuals age 3 and up.

Working in the community for over 15 years, Tammi values the therapeutic relationship. She strives to provide an atmosphere of safety, trust and nurturance to foster the healing process. Through the power of play and expressive therapies individuals and families can build trust and mastery, foster learning, co-regulate emotions, promote creative thinking and problem-solving, develop open communication and a sense of self.

Children often don’t have words to express their feelings and inner thoughts as used in traditional “talk therapy”. They learn and express themselves through play. Being trained to work with children at their developmental level, Tammi uses variety of therapy models adapting to meet individual needs and support the family unit. She is trained in attachment and trauma focused therapies including but not limited to Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Person Centered Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Systemic Family Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

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