Meet Our Staff

THERAPISTS WITH A WEALTH OF TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND COMPASSION. 

Our professional staff have masters degrees, licenses and are all qualified professional counselors. Other credentials include National Certified Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional.

 

Jill Perry

Jill Perry, MS, NCC, LPC, CAADC, SAP, is the founder of JP Counseling with over 20 years of experience as a counselor and leader in the field.

“I am honored that people allow me into the most private and difficult parts of their lives. Getting to know them and see them grow is the best part of my professional life.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma
  • EMDR
 

Jennifer Oaks, Clinical Supervisor

Jennifer Oaks, MS, LPC, CAADC

“Through our collaborative therapy sessions, my aim is that you gain a greater self-awareness that helps you navigate life’s up and downs.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Grief
 

Linda Hicks

Linda Hicks, LCSW

Linda has over 15 years working with in the healthcare field as a social worker.

Expertise:

  • Grief
  • Depression
  • Coping skills
 

Krista Shae Lion, Clinical Intake Director

Krista Lion, MA, NCC, CADC

“The journey of life is often incorporated with twists and turns. There are times we all need help on the journey to navigate through the stuck points that unveil the lessons within the adversity to bring about healing and growth. I look forward to a collaborative process to help you navigate life’s journey so that you become the best you can be”.

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Coping Skills
  • Life Transitions

 

Devenie Santell

Devenie Santell, LSW

“I have over 25 years of experience within the social work field, with  the same goal as when I started–to help you get through the rough patches. I appreciate your trust to provide assistance in personal development.”

 

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions

 

Hayley Peters-Shawger

Hayley Peters-Shawger, MA, NCC, LPC, CCTP

“I believe each client is entitled to a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere where they can receive the encouragement necessary to facilitate change and promote wellness.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Family Conflict
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

 

Christina Bertocchini-Guay

Christina Bertocchini-Guay, MA, LPC

“I believe that the therapeutic relationship is a collaborate effort to assist you in discovering your potential in addition to making improvements in your overall functioning.”

Expertise:

  • Substance Use Disorder & Recovery
  • Relationships
  • Coping Skills

 

Halee Hogue

Office Assistant – Here to help with scheduling, billing and customer service.

Our Services 

Individual counseling for adults, youth,
couples and families

Group therapy

Substance Use Disorder evaluation, treatment and
referral

Interventions

DOT SAP Evaluations

Telehealth available for Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Florida residents

Our Team

Jill Perry, MS, NCC, LPC, CAADC, SAP

Jennifer Oaks, MS, LPC, CAADC

Hayley Peters-Shawger, MA, NCC, LPC, CCTP

Linda Hicks, LCSW

Christina Bertocchini-Guay, MA, LPC

Krista Shae Lion, MA, NCC, CADC

Josh McGee, MA, NCC, LPC

Devenie Santell, LSW

Halee Hogue, Office Assistant