“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others."
Worcester Youth and Family Counseling Services addresses a broad spectrum of mental health and life challenging issues from anxiety, grief, depression, to dealing with divorce, or other significant life changes. We offer low cost professional evaluation and comprehensive counseling services to all families and individuals. Licensed social workers and professional counselors provide:
Individual counseling for adults, adolescents and children
- Anger Management
- Compulsive Behaviors
- Sexuality Concerns
- Victim’s Assistance
- Sexual Assault
Marriage & Family Counseling
- Building a stronger relationship
- Conflict resolution
- Handling divorce and children
- Child Custody Evaluations
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Intimacy issues
Personalized Parenting Education
- Caring for children with ADHD
- Anger Management
- Communicating with your Teen
Our Team of Therapists are here to help you SHINE!Dr. Jennifer Leggour, Psy.D.:
Dr. Jen Leggour obtained her degree from Loyola College in Baltimore, accredited by the American Psychological Association. Her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship were at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Kennedy Krieger Institute. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Jen has treated all age groups, however she specializes in child and family therapy. She is currently the Clinical Director at WYFCS where she manages a team of 7 therapists. She chose her profession because of her belief that everyone deserves a chance to be healthy and email@example.com
Diane Brissey, LCSW-C:
Diane Brissey brings 25 years of experience to her position as a therapist at WYFCS. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland at Baltimore. A native of Berlin, Diane specialties include working with families and children in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Diane's specialties include working with foster parents, the emotional freedom technique and parent coordination. She has extensive experience helping victims of child abuse and adults suffering from depression and anxiety, and is the former clinical director of Life Crisis Center in Salisbury, MD. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lori Carson, LCPC:
Lori Carson has been a practicing clinician for over 20 years. She obtained her degree at Slipper Rock University. Lori specializes in adult cognitive behavioral therapy working with individuals, families and couples. Prior to joining WYFCS, Lori worked as a Program Director at the NorthEast Ohio Community Alternative Program, an alternative sentencing program for offenders. In addition to her work as a therapist at Worcester Youth and Family, Lori serves as the Assistant Director, with responsibility of supporting the Executive Director and Program Directors in their essential job email@example.com
Caryn Horn, MA, MFT:
Caryn Horn has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters of Arts in Clinical, Counseling Psychology, specifically with a concentration/specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy. For over six years, Caryn has provided individual, couples and family based therapy with much of her training in Philadelphia, the "home" of family therapy. She functions in an eclectic manner within her therapy sessions, finding it most important to meet each client where they are. Although Caryn works with most populations, her specialty is in couples and families, promoting healthy relationships and attachments. firstname.lastname@example.org
LyKeshia Jones, LCSW-C:
LyKeshia Jones is a licensed clinician specializing in individual therapy for adolescents and young adults. She is a graduate of Salisbury University and the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where she earned a Bachelors and Master Degree of Social Work. LyKeshia spent 7 years working at Kennedy Krieger Institute, and brings her diverse experience to WYFCS where she helps children and adults struggling with anxiety and depression. She also provides short term therapy to EAP clients. In addition to work as a therapist, LyKeshia leads a SAGES group (Strengthening Adolescent Girls with Education and Support) for 9th grade students using a strength based approach to helping at risk teen girls. email@example.com
Brooke Manley, M.S.:
Brooke Manley is a Psychology Associate with a Master of Clinical and Counseling Psychology degree. Brooke specializes in group, individual, and family therapy for children and adolescents. For the past five years she has worked with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, depression, anxiety and conduct disorders. She currently directs the SAGES (Strengthening Adolescent Girls through Education and Support) program at WYFCS helping adolescent girls who are experiencing difficulty or conflict in their homes or firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren Mathias Williams, LCSW-C:
Lauren Mathias Williams is a graduate of the University of Connecticut where she earned a Master of Social Work degree. Lauren is a licensed clinician who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults for over 8 years. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, ADHD and post-traumatic stress disorder. She is trained in both dialectical behavior therapy for adults, and play therapies for email@example.com
Erin Sullivan, LCSW-C:
Erin Sullivan has been a practicing clinical social worker for over a decade. She specializes in helping children with behavioral and/or emotional problems, as well as, providing support to their families. Erin's professional background includes working at Johns Hopkins Hospital Children's Center and Coastal Hospice on the Eastern Shore. She has extensive experience providing grief counseling, and helping children and families cope with disease, death and firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 410-641-4598. Inquiries can be emailed to email@example.com
Therapist Becomes Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator
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Caryn Horn, therapist at Worcester Youth & Family, is now a certified PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator.
PREPARE/ENRICH is the leading relationship inventory and skill-building
program used nationally and internationally. It is built on a solid research
foundation and significantly improves a couple's relationship.
PREPARE/ENRICH is custom tailored to a couple's relationship and
provides couple exercises to build their relationship skills.
"Suggestions For Beating Those Winter Blues"
Couples Enrichment Workshop
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Worcester Youth & Family will be holding a Couples Enrichment Workshop beginning March 12th. The workshop will be held on Tuesdays at 6:00 for 4 weeks and will be facilitated by Caryn Horn, MFT, Psychology Associate and therapist at Worcester Youth & Family Counseling Services.