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Meet the Team
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Owner/Private Practitioner

Shea L. Beris, LMFT, LPCC-S

 

Contact information

shea@serenity-fic.com

P. (330) 331-9203

F. (234) 200-0584

Shea is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision designation.​ Shea graduated from a dually accredited Master's program for Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling from The University of Akron. Shea is trained in systems theory, EMDR, and TF-CBT. 

 

Shea's areas of specialties include treating marriage/couples, relationship issues, difficult life transitions, insecurities, depression, anxiety, and OCD. Often utilizing Structural, Experiential, Contextual, and person-centered techniques, Shea has an empathetic, analytical, and direct therapeutic style.

 

While understanding growth/change is often uncomfortable, it is necessary for achieving insight, self-improvement, and systemic change. Shea provides a safe/comfortable environment where you can collaborate together and work on growth/healing.

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Private Practitioner

Heidi Buckingham-Summers,

LPCC-S

Contact information

heidi@serenity-fic.com

P. (234) 266-0090

F. (234) 200-0584

Heidi Buckingham Summers received her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Akron in 2016. Her undergraduate career was at Cleveland State University where she obtained her Bachelors in Psychology in 2013. Heidi is fully trained in EMDR, and holds a state license as a LPCC-S (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervision Designation).

 

Heidi has experience working with a wide population including adults, adolescents and children. She has worked in community mental health, private practice and the school setting. 

 

Heidi treats a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, behavioral concerns, adjustment issues, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship issues, trauma and LGBT+ specific concerns. Her passion is helping people feel accepted, worthy and capable through the use of coping skills and personal strengths. Heidi uses Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Person Centered therapy, Mindfulness and is trained in EMDR.

 

When she is not in the office, Heidi enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and spending time with her two dogs.

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Private Practitioner 

 

Kristi Woodruff, LISW

Contact information

kristi@serenity-fic.com

P. (234) 266-0230

F. (234) 200-0584

Kristi is a Licensed Independent Social Worker who received her Masters of Social Work in 2017 from The Ohio State University. 

 

Kristi has worked with children, adolescents, and families for the last 7 years. Prior to becoming a therapist Kristi worked and continues to volunteer at a Theraputic Equestrian Center with children and adults of all ages with both physical and intellectual disabilities. 

 

Kristi has worked as a therapist since 2017. Kristi utilizes psychoeducation to assist individuals and families with understanding their diagnosis and trauma. Kristi utilities several different treatment methods including but not limited to Trauma Focused CBT, relaxation techniques, and CBT.

 

Kristi enjoys spending time outside with her two horses and dog. 

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Private Practitioner

Kailie Reed, LPC,

CDCA

 

Contact information

kailie@serenity-fic.com

P. (330) 800-5500

F. (234) 200-0584

Kailie Reed obtained her Master's in Mental Health Clinical Counseling from John Carroll University where she also obtained her chemical dependency licensure. Kailie completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Hiram College where she also played soccer all 4 years. 

Kailie's passion includes helping people unravel their true potential in life by beating their addictions and coming to terms with how to properly manage the difficulties they face in life. Kailie also works with dual diagnosis and anyone who has experienced trauma. The theories Kailie use include Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness. 

Kailie grew up in Wadsworth where her family has owned the Sub Station for 38 years. She has 2 big dogs and enjoys spending time outside with them. 

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Private Practitioner

Beverly (Bev) Major, LPCC-S

 

Contact information

bev@serenity-fic.com

P. (234) 266-0006

F. (234) 200-0584

Beverly (Bev) Major graduated from the University of Akron in 2014 with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with a Supervision designation. 

 

Bev has experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples. She has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health agencies, hospice, schools, private practice, and a cancer support center.

 

Bev’s areas of expertise include grief/loss, illness, anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, parenting, self-esteem, women’s issues, LGBTQ related issues, divorce, relationship issues, codependency, and spirituality. She is passionate about helping clients address the problems they face, develop coping skills, as well as, empowering them to recognize their personal strengths. 

 

Bev believes that everyone deserves dignity, respect, and acceptance in the counseling environment, and understands that it takes courage to make the decision to begin counseling.

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Private Practitioner

Allison Wolferd, ST

 

Contact information

allison@serenity-fic.com

P. (330) 382-6230

F. (234) 200-0584

Allison is currently completing her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work at Indiana Wesleyan University.  She also has a degree in behavioral science and is passionate about helping people. She is a licensed Social Work Trainee and is working under Supervision. 

 

Allison strives to make everyone she works with feel comfortable, respected, and safe. She enjoys helping people navigate life’s challenges by utilizing emotional coping strategies. Allison is compassionate, open-minded and tries to foster an atmosphere of openness and honesty. She has experience working with adults, couples, and families with children who have autism. Allison utilizes Behavioral Therapy and CBT from an empowerment and strength-based perspective.

 

Allison enjoys reading suspense books, baking yummy desserts, and grilling out with her family and friends!