Meet the Newest Members of Our Team

new staff members at samaritan counseling center

Since the start of this year, Samaritan has been averaging about 1,200 counseling sessions per month. Outside of our clinical work, Samaritan Consulting Group has completed three executive searches for local nonprofits and organizations, as well as continuing training, coaching and other consultation work.

To meet these increasing needs, we have welcomed new therapists, and staff and consultants. We are so excited to enter into our 35th year of service with all of our team members!

Meet Our New Therapists

Britany Miley Anderson, MA, LPC

Britany is a licensed professional counselor who received her master’s degree in counseling with concentrations in trauma recovery and child/family counseling from Arcadia University. She has worked extensively with children and families for the past ten years, and she enjoys supporting families in their process of healing through relational repair drives.

You can learn more about Britany here.

Judy Jakubowicz, MA, LPC

Judy is a licensed professional counselor with more than 30 years of experience in the behavioral health field. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from La Salle University and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Lancaster Bible College. Judy has worked extensively with clients experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and emotional dysregulation.

You can learn more about Judy here.

Carolyn Rittenhouse, MSW

Carolyn Rittenhouse earned her master of social work from Millersville University, and she is participating in the MSW to LCSW Residency Program under the supervision of Executive Director Steven Schedler. Carolyn facilitates healing for adolescents and adults around a variety of challenging life issues including grief and loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, substance use, and cross-cultural relationship issues.

You can learn more about Carolyn here.

Rebecca Sanstead, MSW, LSW

Becky is a licensed social worker who earned her master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She provides a nonjudgmental and accepting environment for children, adolescents and adults in which they can freely explore personal and relational challenges while increasing self-awareness to create lasting and meaningful changes. She is also training to be a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) educator.

You can learn more about Rebecca here. 

Meet Our New Consultants

Sarah Bedsaul, Samaritan Consulting Group

Sarah brings more than a decade of knowledge and experience from her background in the overall operation of small and midsized companies. Her focus throughout her career has been on how operations and human resource work together to create a cohesive employee culture, which increases profits through retention and increased productivity.

You can learn more about Sarah here.

Lori Berquist, Samaritan Consulting Group

Lori brings 30 years of human resources knowledge and experience in the financial industry. Her focus is in leadership development and succession management, and she provides leadership programming for emerging leaders as well as successful executives.

You can learn more about Lori here.

Karen Snyder, Samaritan Consulting Group

Karen brings 20-plus years of knowledge and experience from her background in human resources, leadership development and organizational design. Her focus throughout her career as an HR executive has been in leadership development at all levels of the organization, from frontline and emerging leaders to executives.

You can learn more about Karen here.

 

 

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Fall WorkshopSeptember 15 - November 3

The eight-week online workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain experience in mindfulness and self-compassion practices.

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2022 Silent Samaritan LuncheonNovember 10

This year’s Silent Samaritan luncheon takes place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, at Calvary Church and will feature keynote speaker Timbrel Chyatee.

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