Lakeeta is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from Clarion University and earned a master’s degree from Temple University in social administration with a concentration in health and mental health. In addition to holding licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lakeeta has an extensive background in health and human services and has been providing clinical services for over 18 years. With experience and expertise in health, mental health, addictions, individual, group and family counseling, Lakeeta has been able to utilize her skill set in the areas of management, employee assistance programs, applied behavior analysis, utilization management, critical incident debriefing, collaborative care and behavioral health services to guide clients to leading healthier, more fulfilling lifestyles and well-being. In her free time, Lakeeta enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, baking and trying new things.
Robert has been working with Pyramid Healthcare/Onward Behavioral Health for the past five years and is now an Outpatient Telehealth Therapist for Pyramid Online Counseling. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, receiving his Masters in Social Work from St. Louis University with specialized training in family therapy through the Family Institute of Philadelphia. He has more than thirty years of experience providing counseling and holding leadership positions in both mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Robert has expertise in helping clients address anxiety, depression, trauma, addictions (including drug-free and medication-assisted treatment,) grief, ADHD and phobias. Robert has directed the social work department in the psychiatric unit at Warminster Hospital, and served as Clinical Director at Sobriety Through Outpatient, Inc. Robert has supervised insurance approval for inpatient admissions and other levels of care for Magellan, Acorn Behavioral Health and Merit Behavioral Care.
With an extensive background of 40 years, Bon has worked in a wide variety of mental health and substance abuse programs as well as the fields of education and business. She is experienced working with teens through adults of all ages and is familiar with individual, group and family therapy. Now at the “grandmother” stage of life, Bon emphasizes the act of compassion for others to go hand-in-hand with self-care. She believes that inspiration from any pure and wholesome source creates the peace of mind we are all searching for. And above all, she is certain that today is our most important day and this present moment is our opportunity for hope and power.
After a 25-year career in the field of child welfare, May has continued, over the past 7 years, to provide therapy for adolescents, adults, couples and families who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, grief/loss, relationship and/or family conflict. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker certified in cognitive processing therapy for PTSD. May finds that many individuals are not aware of the impact of trauma on their life. While she strongly believes that many individuals have the answer to their personal struggle within themselves, May does make an effort to meet clients where they are by providing a safe opportunity to not only clarify their values, but also learn skills and strategies so that they are able to move forward and live their best life. May utilizes various clinical approaches to assist clients such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness, solution focused, positive psychology, psycho-education and most importantly the development of a strong therapeutic relationship.
Aaron has been working in the mental health field since 2003 and has experience working with adolescents, teens, young adults, adults, veterans and geriatric populations. He graduated from Saint Francis University in 2000 with a B.S. in criminal justice with a minor in sociology. When he first entered the field, Aaron worked in a variety of school settings with children ranging from Kindergarten to High School. As time passed, he began working for a foster care agency where he worked with many families who cared for children of all ages who were separated from their natural families for numerous reasons. During this time, Aaron gained experience in helping children find their voice, as well as helping the foster parents, and in some cases their natural children, navigate their new worlds. Doing this work, Aaron realized that he wanted to make a difference in people’s individual lives, as well as their family’s if possible. So, he enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh and earned his master’s degree in social work with a mental health certificate. Do you often feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety, depression, grief/loss and parenting issues? If you find it difficult to make friends and interact with others leading to feelings of loneliness and self-doubt, come talk to Aaron. Together you will explore different strategies that allow you to address the root causes of your difficulties and build meaningful, lasting, familial and social relationships.