Counselors, Psychiatrists & Prescribers, and Administrators
Our counselors are all licensed or certified in the State of Maryland. Below is a list of some of our counselors and the locations that they work. If you should have any questions, please feel free to call us at (410) 740-8066.
We welcome LGBTQ+ Patients!
Counselors & Therapists
If you are feeling stuck, unsure, hurt, or angry, I would like to journey alongside you to help you discover the path toward healing that is right for you. My approach is person-centered and strengths-based, and I provide a safe space for my clients.
LMSW, C-DBT, CTP
Erin Linehan is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with experience providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults for in-person and/or telehealth therapy sessions.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Charles has devoted the last 25+ years working the field of Behavioral Health. During this time, he earned his degree in clinical mental health counseling and is currently Doctorate Candidate in Health Care Administration (DHA).
Aaron Brager, LGPC, CAD-AD
Aaron is responsible for coordinating services at our Eldersburg location - facilitating adult education and treatment groups throughout the week and co-facilitating the Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Columbia.
Elizabeth Brandon, LMSW
Elizabeth is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She works with clients of all ages and utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment options.
Mitchell “King” Cherry MS., LGPC
Mr. Cherry is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) in the state of Maryland and his goal is to help the client explore the root of their distress while also learning and implementing coping skills to improve their ability to manage stressors.
Lisa Cohen, LCPC, CAC-AD
Lisa is a Certified Associate Counselor Alcohol and Drug as well as the Director of Adolescent Substance Treatment Services. She has a strong desire to help kids succeed and is responsible for five different levels of adolescent education and treatment.
Licensed Therapist, Vice President & Clinical Supervisor
Katie Collier, LCPC, DBT-C
Katie is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who is DBT trained and works as an individual and family therapist. She is also the Vice President of CCS, the Director of Adult Substance Treatment Services,
Ellie Putnam, LCSW-C
Ellie has over 18 years experience helping individuals work through the challenges of life and reach their goals. She works with individuals 17 years and older with a wide range of issues including interpersonal-relationship and self-esteem difficulties, parenting and family stress, grief and loss, fertility issues, substance use issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic abuse and LGBTQIA+ challenges.
Danielle Collins, LCSW-C
Licensed Master Social Worker Danielle is a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C). She earned her Masters Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University in 2016. She has extensive experience and training working with children who are victims of child abuse, adult survivors of child abuse, and victims of domestic violence. Danielle uses a...
Eric Conway, LGPC
Columbia, Eldersburg, Frederick
Eric Conway is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor who graduated from Hood College with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. “I believe anyone can recover. Together we can learn to process difficult experiences, identify the root causes of unproductive behaviors, and heal the wounds that drive them.”
Rachel DiComo, LGPC
Rachel DiComo is a licensed Graduate Professional Counselor who enjoys working with children, adolescents, and young adults. She uses a holistic approach to treatment focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, but also incorporates other modalities depending on the individual client's needs.
Vilma Black, LCADC
Addiction and substance abuse can result from untreated or misdiagnosed mental illness. Mental illnesses usually associated with substance use disorders are anxiety, depression, and bipolar with trauma as possible underlying issues. With Vilma's years of experience working in all treatment modalities, She will walk with you on your journey to transformation.
CEO, Clinical Director, Licensed Therapist
Mark Donovan, LCPC, LCADC
Mark is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor as well as the CEO of CCS. He specializes in working with depressed, acting out, dually diagnosed teens and their families.
Crystal Ellis, CSC-AD
Crystal is compassionate about the well-being of her clients and obtains gratification by serving the clients of our community.
Licensed Therapist/Director of Marketing
Shannon Garrett, LMSW, LCADC
Mr. Garrett has experience working with adolescents, young adults, adults, families and couples. As well as treating substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD or when life just seems to generally suck.
Katia is a Substance Use Disorder group aid who is a pending Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC). She has experience working with adolescents in an intensive outpatient setting and provides a safe space for her clients and their families.
Licensed Therapist, Program Director
Meghan Hesterberg, LCPC, LCADC
Meghan is a Certified Addictions Counselor and co-facilitates the Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). She is also responsible for the Anger Management Program in Millersville.
Joel Porter, LCPC
Joel is a Licensed Counselor. His process involves providing his clients with a sense of safety, helping them better understand accountability and commitment to grow and function in the manner that would serve them best.
Licensed Counselor & Adolescent Coordinator
Sarah Hoffmaster, LCPC
Sarah is a Licensed Counselor & Adolescent Coordinator. She co-facilitates the Intensive Outpatient Group for Adult Substance abuse, the Outpatient Group for Teen Substance Abuse, the DBT Group for Teens and leads the Teen Early Intervention Group for Substance Abuse.
Erin Hume, LCPC
Erin Hume is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with over 23 years of experience specializing in working within dual diagnosis treatment settings.
Laura Kogelschatz, LCSW-C
Laura is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience providing individual and group services. She has worked with at-risk student in middle & high school dealing with social, emotional, academic and behavioral issues.
Kaitlyn Kylus, LMSW
Elizabeth is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker and Kaitlyn is a Licensed Master of Social Work who has experience working with children and adolescents with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, grief, and life transitions.is a nationally certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapist. She works with clients of all ages and utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment options.
Kayla Mangen, LCPC
Kayla is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who uses techniques that pull from Cognitive-Behavioral and Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapies (CBT and REBT), as well as mindfulness and motivational interviewing, tailoring them as necessary to help you deal with your specific issues.
Emily Neidenberg, LMSW
Emily views clients as experts in their own experiences and utilizes modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing techniques.
Alcohol and Drug Trainee
Adam Reed, ADT
Adam is an Alcohol and Drug Trainee (ADT) working on receiving his Associate of Applied Science in Human Services Counseling from the Community College of Baltimore County, with an interest in DBT.
Rachel Rentch, LCSW-C
Rachel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 10 years of experience with outpatient mental health. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as being trained in CBT & DBT.
Alcohol and Drug Trainee
Amanda Shane, ADT
Amanda is an Alcohol and Drug Trainee (ADT) presently working towards her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from McDaniel College.
Jennifer Smith, LMSW
Jennifer is a Licensed Master Social Worker who takes a holistic approach to treating clients, believing in tailoring therapy to the individual needs of the client.
Christine DesLauriers, PMHNP-BC
Bridget is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who sees patients of all ages with a broad range of mental health concerns.
Joshua Rosenthal, M.D.
Dr. Rosenthal is the Medical Director for CCS's Intensive Outpatient Program and a Psychiatric Consultant for Integrative Counseling. He has treated a broad range of psychiatric disorders and has experience with clinical trials of new medications.
Contact us if you have any questions or to schedule an assessment.