Dr. Carolyn Castello Snyder LCSW PsyD
Dr. Carolyn Castello Snyder LCSW received her undergraduate degrees in social work and psychology at Cedar Crest College. She worked and did her internship as a counselor in a runaway and homeless adolescent shelter. Here she performed Individual, Group, and Family counseling specializing in mental health and dual diagnosis issues. Carolyn has also worked as a Therapeutic Support Counselor for children with autism.
Carolyn went on to pursue her Masters in Social Work at Temple University where she specialized in clinical social work with a focus on health and mental health issues. Carolyn did her internship at the Department of Veterans Affairs working with returning combat veterans and women veterans, and went on to become a Care Manager working with severely injured OEF/OIF veterans treated at the facility. Here she provided assessment and treatment of complicated psychosocial problems of OEF/OIF service members and/or veterans as they transition to VA care. She acted as a member of HUD-VASH screening committee, received Oak Leaf Award for outstanding customer service; and received Commendation for contributions to Iraqi Freedom and Women’s Health Programs.
Carolyn joined the Hampton Counseling Center team where she was a psychotherapist and Director of Veterans Services. She performed intakes, assessments, diagnostic testing, and counseling. She provided counseling services to individuals and couples, adolescents and groups.
Carolyn went on to open her own practice C. Snyder Counseling & Wellness, LLC in Palmer Township where she continues to help clients reach their goals and potentials. Practice areas of interest are Veteran’s issues, post traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, stress and anxiety, marital and family difficulties, grief, eating disorders, pain management, addictions, sexuality issues, academic difficulties, and spiritual challenges.
Carolyn has received her Doctorate of Psychology in Grief Counseling to better help those going through grief and loss.I’m ready to schedule with Carolyn
Laura Sweitzer LPC
Laura Sweitzer LPC received her undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology at Moravian College. She worked in various behavioral health care settings for many years serving a variety of populations including children, homeless families, trauma survivors of all ages, and physically disabled adults. Laura also worked frequently with clients with both mental health and addiction disorders (dually diagnosed). Laura went on to pursue her Masters in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in Marital and Family Therapy at Kutztown University. She did her internship working with individuals, couples, and families at a community mental health agency. She then began to work in the community with the chronically mentally ill, becoming Director of Behavioral Health for several programs serving this population. For the last several years, Laura has worked in an outpatient setting serving individuals with drug and alcohol addiction and mental health diagnoses ranging from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder to depression and anxiety.
Laura joined the practice of C. Snyder Counseling & Wellness, LLC in Palmer Township where she plans to continue to help clients learn to manage their symptoms and reach their goals. Practice areas of interest are post traumatic stress disorder, women’s issues, mood disorders, stress and anxiety, marital and family difficulties, grief, eating disorders, addictions, sexuality issues, and group therapy.I’m ready to schedule with Laura
Jesse Anderson MSW, LSW
Jesse Anderson MSW, LSW received his undergraduate degree from East Stroudsburg University in social work with a minor in sociology. Jesse has spent the last few years in field working with a variety of populations. He spent time working with developmental disabilities while also tutoring at risk youth in elementary schools within Monroe county. Jesse has since spent the majority of his time in the behavioral health field in which he interned with an Assertive Community Treatment team supporting individuals with serious mental health and substance use disorders dually diagnosed. Jesse also worked with the Monroe county mental health department as a Forensic Case Manager assisting individuals with mental health diagnoses transition out of the criminal justice system through mental health and other various support services.
Jesse received his Master’s in social work through Marywood University, and has been part of our team since 2017. He hopes to use this experience to expand his knowledge working with clients to promote self-growth and goal attainment. Particular practice areas of interest include sexuality, marital and family difficulties, occupational and academic stress, mood disorders, personality disorders, stress and anxiety, spiritual concerns, and group therapy. Jesse utilizes several treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),Person Centered Therapy (PCT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy.I’m ready to schedule with Jesse
Ashley Papazian Pre-licensed Professional, MSW
Ashley received her undergraduate degree from Centenary University where she majored in social work. During that time, she worked providing mental healthcare for people living with HIV, providing support for individuals, families, and group therapy. She went on to earn her master’s degree in clinical social work at Columbia University focusing on health, mental health, disabilities and substance use disorder. During that time, she completed her internship at Nourish NJ where she worked providing clinical counseling for people with mental health concerns who were homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Here she worked with a wide variety of diagnosis including, anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, bipolar and schizophrenia. Ashley went on to take a position at NourishNJ where she provides mental health support for the homeless population in these difficult times during the pandemic. Ashley is also one of the first members of The Hope HUB which is a multidisciplinary panel of individuals and organizations including law enforcement and social service agencies. This organization works to help assist individuals and families at acutely high risk of harm before the situation worsens.
Ashley enjoys incorporating mindfulness practices into her work including breathwork and guided imagery. Ashley believes that everyone has great strengths and utilizes the strength based therapy in her work. She also uses solutions focused therapy, family systems, person centered therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy with her clients. Ashley believes the basis of a good therapeutic relationship lies in trust and engagement with her clients and values time spent watching clients exceed their goals.I’m ready to schedule with Ashley
Ginger Hanish Pre-licensed Professional
Ginger received her undergraduate degrees from Centenary University in English and Elementary Education. She became certified in Special Education and taught adolescents with significant psychiatric disorders and emotional challenges. Ginger returned to Centenary University to earn a master’s degree in Clinical Counseling, focusing on mental health, substance use disorder, and trauma.
Ginger completed her internship at the Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center (DASACC) of Warren County, N.J., and is currently a response team advocate to victims of DV/SA. Ginger speaks to victims following the assault or incident and gently helps them navigate the next steps safely. Ginger also works in the emergency shelter, answering hotline crisis calls, and helping survivors feel and stay safe as they work toward their goals.
Ginger combines her background in teaching and working with youth along with training in trauma to help adolescents, teens, and adults through difficulties. She has worked with individuals living with autism, ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, BPD, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self-harm.
Ginger strives to empower, instill hope, help build emotional regulation and stability, and normalize the effects and universality of trauma. She is passionate about making connections between current difficulties and the past, encompassing the physical, sexual, and emotional being. Ginger believes in meeting a client where they are, establishing trust and a safe therapeutic relationship- and that it is kindness toward oneself that allows individuals to co-exist with their memories and fully live in the
present. Ginger uses cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and solution-focused theory. Special areas of interest include depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and sexuality.