Helping Empower Individuals and Families to Deal with Life's Challenges

We are proud to announce that we have had some additions to our team at Cerio Counseling Services. Below you will find a list of all of our providers along with a few of each ones specialties.

  • Milissa B. Cerio, LCSW-R, CASAC

Works with adolescents and adults.
Specializes in Bi-Polar Disorder and other Mood Disorders, Addiction Recovery issues,Co-Dependency and ACOA (adult children of alcoholics) issues, Marriage Counseling, Trauma and Gambling Recovery Treatment.

  • Karen McNeil Aikman, LCSW

          Works with adolescents and adults.
          Specializes in Anxiety/Depression Disorders, Mood Disorders, Stress Management, Self-Esteem building, Anger Management, Crisis Management.

  • Francis Barret, LCSW-R

    Works with children, adolescents and adults.
    Specializes in Anxiety/Depression Disorders , Parent/Child Issues, Child Play Therapy, Social Skills Training, Self-Esteem Building, Opposition Defiant Disorder, and Asperger's Disorder.

  • Amy Chrabaszcz, LMSW

    Works with children, adolescents and adults.
    Specializes in Anxiety/Depression Disorders, Self-Esteem Issues, Parent/Child Issues, Marriage/Couples Therapy, Stress Management, Co-Dependency Issues, Grief Issues, PTSD, Crisis Management (CISM or CIST), and 4-6 sessions CBT protocol for Insomnia.

  • Ajeanette Donovan, LCSW-R

Works with Adolescents and Adults.
Specializes in DBT, Anxiety/Depression, Mood Disorder, PTSD and Anger Management

  • Daniel Kress, LMSW

Works with children, adolescents and adults.
Specializes in Anxiety/Depression, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Addiction issues, Personality Disorders and Couples Therapy.

  • Leslie McKenzie, LCSW

Works with adolescents and adults.
Specializes in Child Play Therapy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety/Depression, Couples and Family therapy and Personality Disorders.

  • Kathleen Pottinger, LCSW-R

Works with adolescents and adults.
Specializes in Marriage Counseling,  Sexual Orientation Issues and Gender Identity issues, Anxiety/Depression Disorders and Stress Management.

  • Kathleen Rundle, LMHC

Works with Children from 6-12 and Adults.
Specializes in Parent/Child issues, Play Therapy, Self- esteem building and Social Skills, Anxiety/Depression, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Stress Management and Grief Counseling.

  • Ann L. Smith-Howles, LCSW

Works with Adolescents and Adults.
Specializes in Family Counseling, Anger Management and Parenting skills.

  • Diana Tillotson, LCSW

Works with Adults.
Specializes in Grief, Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Depression/Anger, Emotional regulation and Mindfulness.

  • Nancy VanCleave , MA, LMFT

    Works with adolescents and adults.
    Specializes in Marriage and Family Therapy, PTSD, Women's Issues, Anxiety/Depression Disorders, Self-Esteem Enhancement, Anger and Stress Management and EMDR.

What do all of the letters mean?

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW-R)

In New York State, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) is a person who has a Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited university and has passed the state's licensure exam. The "R" designation is only awarded after a licensed Clinical Social Worker has had a minimum of 6 years of postgraduate professional supervision, and has met strict credentialing guidelines. The "R" designation allows them to recieve many health-care insurance reimbursements. Prior to September 1, 2004 the license, Certified Social Worker (CSW) was issued by New York State, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker, (LCSW) license replaces it. For more information on license requirements please go to the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions Social Work Homepage.

Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling, (CASAC)

Provides alcoholism and substance abuse counseling services in approved work settings. Work experience includes the following tasks: Diagnostic Assessment; Evaluation; Intervention; Referral; Alcoholism and/or Substance Abuse Counseling in both Individual and Group Settings.

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, (LMFT)

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, (LMHC)

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100 North Main Street
Suite 214
Strathmont Plaza
Elmira, NY 14901
Phone: 607-737-4040
Fax: 607-734-0774