Therapists

Karen Petroski, MA, LMFT
Karen began the practice in Sarver, Pennsylvania in 2003. Karen has been in the counseling field for over 35 years and has practiced as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Pennsylvania since 2002. Karen's tenure has included teaching at a graduate level, outpatient mental health within a community medical center, residential treatment and in-home family therapy.

Karen also provides professional consultation to individuals working in the mental health field, specifically for training purposes related to her areas of expertise. Karen's interests have evolved into a passion for assisting individuals and families cope with grief, loss, chronic illness, and the stressors of being a caregiver.

Karen is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). Karen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).

Kathryn A. Pohland, MA, LMFT
Kathryn has been in the counseling and mental health field since 2000. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 2000, where she majored in Human Development and Family Studies with a specification in children, youth and families. Kathryn received a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seton Hill University in 2005. She obtained her license in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2008.

Kathryn worked in multiple mental health settings including residential treatment facilities, partial hospitalization for children, in-home family therapy, out-patient mental health, and assessing and prescribing behavioral health services for children.

She has a special interest in working with children and families through separation, divorce, trauma and abuse, as well as the impact on interpersonal and intrapersonal relations. Kathryn is committed to healing in a safe and therapeutic setting.

Kathryn is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). Kathryn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP).

Nicole Klein, LPC, LMFT
Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2009 and a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seton Hill University in 2012. She has worked in several clinical settings, including in-home, residental and outpatient.

She works from a person-centered perspective, pulling from different systemic theories. Her first goal of therapy is to create a safe and nurturing envionment that opens up space for self-exploration and discovery for her clients. Nicole focuses on communication and self-awareness in order to work collaboratively with her clients to improve their relationships with themselves and with others. She works to support her clients' journey to a more fulfilling and satisfying life.

Nicole has experience working with a spectrum of diagnoses including anxiety, depression and mood disorders as well as supporting clients through interpersonal problems. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT).