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Our team dynamic of wide-ranging, knowledgeable and specialized clinicians compliments our comfortable environment that delivers an experience that sets us apart from the rest.

David J. Ventrelle, Psy.D.
David J. Ventrelle, Psy.D. Executive Director – EDGE Programs

Dr. Ventrelle has over fifteen years of clinical and administrative experience in behavioral health. As the Executive Director of the EDGE Programs, Dr. Ventrelle is responsible for the strategic direction of EDGE Counseling Solutions and EDGE Learning and Wellness Collegiate Community.

Melissa Buenik, LCSW
Melissa Buenik, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker

With more than fourteen years of experience in behavioral health, Melissa utilizes a counseling style that is genuine, filled with compassion and insight, and action oriented. She has a passion for empowering individuals to overcome personal obstacles to improve their quality of life.

Lisa A. Conway Ph.D. , A.B.P.P.
Lisa A. Conway Ph.D. , A.B.P.P.Board Certified Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Conway has over 12 years of experience in helping adolescents and adults on their journeys towards reaching their goals. In addition to working with anxiety, trauma, and stress, she also sees clients with depression and mood symptoms, as well as people who are adjusting to life changes.

Helen Kobrin LCPC , CADC
Helen Kobrin LCPC , CADCLicensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Helen has over 10 years of experience in counseling with the primary focus of her work surrounding adults and couples with relationship issues. Additionally, she holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as a certificate in Addictions Counseling.

Annette Lacey, Psy.D.
Annette Lacey, Psy.D.Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Lacey brings has over fourteen years of experience with clients of multiple age groups. She has provided individual, family, and group psychotherapy; has facilitated a companion animal bereavement group; and is developing the Animal Assisted Therapy program for EDGE Counseling Solutions.

John Conway
John ConwayBusiness Development & Admissions

John has over 25 years of experience assisting individuals, families, and groups in achieving their potential.

Mary Beth Kerf, LCPC, CADC
Mary Beth Kerf, LCPC, CADCRegional Outreach

Mary Beth is passionate about empowering young people to find pathways to their future success.

Brian McKenna, LCSW, CAADC
Brian McKenna, LCSW, CAADCLicensed Clinical Social Worker

With over 20 years in the field, Brian possesses extensive knowledge and experience in anxiety and depression, clinical supervision, organizational leadership development, parent coaching, relationship skill building, and substance abuse.

John Merrick, LCPC
John Merrick, LCPCLicensed Clinical Professional Counselor

With a therapeutic practice emphasizing authenticity, compassion, and humor, John focuses on working with individuals and families to build a personal and supportive relationship to empower independent action.

Christina Robinson
Christina RobinsonDirector of Client Billing

Christina has been in the medical billing and coding field for over 15 years and possesses the expertise necessary to ensure that clients will have a seamless experience at EDGE.