Welcome

PATIENTS WHO ARE NEW TO OUR OFFICE 

PLEASE FILL OUT NEW PATIENT INTAKE UNDER HERE BEFORE REQUESTING AN APPOINTMENT.

Office Staff

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Administrative Staff

 

Cassidy, Linda and Lillian
cassidy@fbhsllc.com
440-460-0140 option 3 for the business office

They are the first voices you hear on the telephone, when you call our office. They will set up appointments for you, help you with billing and insurance, check you in at the window and help answer any questions you may have. 

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Practice Manager

 Jennifer Morris

jmorris@fbhsllc.com 440-460-0140 ext. 22
Practice Manager/Community Relations/Marketing.

Our providers

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

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belwood@fbhsllc.com


Bill  Elwood is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who earned his  Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology from Ursuline college, and Masters  Degree in counseling from John Carroll University and is a Certified  Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He has extensive experience with  adolescent behavior problems as well as marriage and family related  issues. He is Certified Master Addictions Counselor and is a Substance  Abuse Professional. He also has specialized training in co-dependency  treatment approaches. Mr. Elwood has an interest in the function of  faith and spirituality in the healing process. He is an Ordained  Permanent Deacon for the Cleveland Catholic Diocese and Adjunct Faculty  member at St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology.

Linda Elwood, LPCC

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

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lelwood@fbhsllc.com

 

Linda Elwood is a  Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and earned her Bachelor of Arts  Degree in Psychology from Ursuline College and her Masters Degree in  Counseling at John Carroll University.  Linda takes a family systems  approach to treating relationship problems; family and parenting issues,  depression, LGBTQ and women's issues.  She also has had extensive  experience with Sensory Processing Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive  Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, adolescent behavior problems and adolescent  community out-reach and intervention programs.  She is also a former  youth minister for the Cleveland Catholic Diocese and a recipient of the  1992 James P. O'Donnell Award for outstanding youth work.

Laura Moyer, PMHCNS-BC

William T. Elwood, LPCC-S, MAC, CCMHC, SAP Clinical Director

Laura Moyer, PMHCNS-BC

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lmoyer@fbhsllc.com


Laura Moyer is an  adult psychiatric mental health clinical nurse specialist and a graduate  of the University of Toledo, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in  psychology and master’s degrees in education and nursing. Previously in  private practice near Toledo and in Willoughby, she also taught mental  health nursing in both classroom and clinical settings at the UT College  of Nursing. She also served in two board positions on the Faculty  Affairs Committee. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse  Practitioners. Her specialty areas include anxiety, depression, grief  counseling and bipolar, eating and obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD). 

Peter Golden, MD

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

Laura Moyer, PMHCNS-BC

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pgolden@fbhsllc.com

 

Dr. Peter Golden is  a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine. He  has practiced psychiatry in many different settings over the past 12  years including, Ohio Guidestone, Beech brook, Portage Path and Private  practice. He is dedicated to the community and working with individuals  who are dealing with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and grief. Through  excellent professional training Dr. Golden has developed skills to help  people manage and master their afflictions, as well as how to use  medication to aide in therapy. 

Peter G. Kontos, DO

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

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pkontos@fbhsllc.com


Dr. Peter Kontos is a graduate of John Carroll University and the Chicago  College of Osteopathic Medicine.  he has practiced psychiatry in many  different settings over the past 25 years including the Cleveland  Clinic, Ravenwood Center of Geauga County, and Coleman Professional  Services of Summit County.  Dr. Kontos brings a wealth of experience to  our practice as well as the benefit of a warm and caring professional  dedicated to the practice of quality psychiatry 

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

Kathleen "Casey" Toohig, LPCC

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casey@fbhsllc.com


Kathleen  Toohig earned her Masters Degree at John Carroll University, her  Bachelors of Arts Degree in psychology from Ursuline College, and a  diploma of Nursing from St. John’s Hospital School of Nursing. She has  vast experience as a health care professional with over twenty-five  years as a Registered Nurse. She is also a certified grief counselor,  specializing in prenatal grief (infant/child loss, miscarriage, etopic).  Ms. Toohig also specializes in working with family problems,  post-partum depression, and promoting parent education.  

Misty Kluk, LPCC-S

Allison Begovic, LPCC

Allison Begovic, LPCC

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mkluk@fbhsllc.com 


Misty  Kluk has a Master's Degree in Counseling and Human Services from John  Carroll University.  She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor  with a Supervisor designation.  Misty has over 13 years of counseling  experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Misty enjoys  doing individual, group, and family counseling.  She specializes in  working with individuals and families that have experience traumas,  particularly sexual abuse.  She has worked with victims of human  trafficking as well.  Misty has extensive experience working with  individuals who deal with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues,  personality disorders, and relationship difficulties.  She has a great  deal of experience working with adolescents who demonstrate emotional  and behavioral issues in the home, school, and/or community

Allison Begovic, LPCC

Allison Begovic, LPCC

Allison Begovic, LPCC

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Abegovic@fbhsllc.com

 

Allison  is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who earned her Bachelors  of Science in Psychology and her Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling  from John Carroll University.  Allison has experience in working with  children, adolescents and adults. She also enjoys working with families  on issues related to the family system.  She has also worked extensively  with children on the Autism Spectrum who have significant behavioral  issues in the home, school and community.  She has worked with  individuals and families in a variety of settings including outpatient  and residential treatment.  Allison has worked with individuals who are  dealing with depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationships issues,  personality disorders and self-esteem.  She utilizes Cognitive Based  methods, Solution Focused and Behavioral approaches when working with  individuals. 

Stephanie Frank LPCC

Allison Begovic, LPCC

Stephanie Marder, LPC

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sfrank@fbhsllc.com

 

Stephanie Frank is  a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who takes a holistic  approach with her clients to assist them in their journey to wellness.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and continued on  to receive her Masters in clinical mental health counseling from  Franciscan University of Steubenville. Stephanie has experience in a  variety of areas including  school  based and community mental health settings working with clients ages 5  and older. She has completed multiple courses focusing on trauma and is  EMDR trained to better assist her clients in reprocessing traumas and  negative self beliefs. Her gentle and compassionate approach provides a  warm environment for her clients to explore ways to reach their goals. 

Stephanie Marder, LPC

Stephanie Marder, LPC

Stephanie Marder, LPC

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stephanie@fbhsllc.com

 

Stephanie  Marder is a Licensed Professional Counselor, earning her Bachelor of  Arts in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire and her Masters  of Arts in Psychology from Boston University. She is currently working  on her PHD at Kent State University. Stephanie worked at Bellefaire JCB  assisting adolescents and their families in-home and in the community.   She has been working with at-risk youth, adolescents, young adults and  families dealing with a wide range of concerns including anxiety,  depression, and interpersonal conflicts. Stephanie takes a integrative  approach to her counseling practice, ensuring treatment is tailored to  the individual or family.

Susan Marder, LPCC

Stephanie Marder, LPC

Susan Marder, LPCC

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smarder@fbhsllc.com


Susan Marder is a Licensed  Professional Clinical Counselor who earned her Bachelors of Arts Degree  in sociology at Brooklyn College and her Master’s Degree at John Carroll  University. Susan’s diverse experience includes parent education, child  behavior management, effective discipline techniques, and family  issues. As Coordinator of the Early Intervention Program through the  Lake County General Health District she worked with parents of children  who were medically fragile and/or developmentally delayed.  Susan has worked as a family therapist with Bellefaire JCB  where she provided in-home intensive counseling services to young  children, adolescents and families. Susan specializes in phase of life  problems counseling in the areas of empty-nest stressors, retirement  issues, and loss of a job.  Assisting individuals dealing with  frustration and anxiety related to providing caretaking to aging or  dependent parents.   She works with parents, step parents, and new  parents with the daily demands and struggles that they face with raising  a family.  She has extensive experience with grief, anxiety,  self-esteem and depression for all age groups.

Ron Colonna, LPCC

Stephanie Marder, LPC

Susan Marder, LPCC

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rcolonna@fbhsllc.com


Ron  Colonna is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Licensed  Social Worker.  He received his undergraduate degree from Geneva College  and his Masters degree from the University of Saint Francis in Fort  Wayne, Indiana.  He is nationally board certified as a Counselor and as a  Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  His counseling experiences are in  mood, personality, adjustment disorders, marriage and family issues, and  the relevance of faith within individuals' lives.  His extensive  undergraduate and graduate university teaching experiences have  augmented his clinical mental health practice and research.  Ron has  done local and state workshops on mood disorders, marriage and other  relationships, suicide and family survivors of suicide.  He has  co-authored The Counselor Intern's Handbook. 

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

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driccardi@fbhsllc.com


David  Riccardi is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and a Licensed  Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor.  He earned his Masters Degree  in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University, and his Bachelor  of Science degree in Psychology from Ohio State University.  He has  worked for over 30 years aiding individuals, couples and families to  improve the quality of their lives.  While he has specialized training  and experience in the addictions field, he has many years of experience  with helping clients with a variety of life problems. David has worked  with the City of Cleveland Health Department, Allen Memorial Hospital  inpatient chemical dependency unit, Center for Families and Children,  Glenbeigh Centers, Highland Counseling Center, as well as teaching  at Cuyahoga Community College.  David is a well-versed and highly  experienced counselor who practices with a holistic-body, mind and  spirit focus, and utilizes client-centered/cognitive behavioral  approaches in treatment

Maggie Therapy Dog

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

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Therapy  Dogs have been known to make it easier for clients to open-up and  become more relaxed. Their unconditional love can help clients through  the therapy process by adding additional support. Mutual interaction and  affection such as petting or cuddling with our therapy dog enhances  the counseling experience here at Family Behavioral Health Services,  LLC.   Maggie is a 10 year old Cavachon. Our dogs help give the practice  more of the comfort of home. 

Dave Riccardi, LPCC

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