Our Team: Counselors
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Ellen Kanagy, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ellen is a licensed clinical social worker who earned her master’s degree at Marywood University. She has more than 20 years of professional experience working with all age groups in a variety of settings. She currently works primarily with adults, focusing on issues such as anxiety and depression, life transitions, living with illness, grief and loss issues, stress management, communication and conflict resolution, relationships, personal growth and spiritual issues. Ellen’s style is warm, supportive, and nonjudgmental as she seeks to help clients find new perspectives and solutions for dealing with challenges in their lives. She uses an eclectic approach, drawing from client-centered, family systems, solution-oriented, strengths-based, and cognitive-behavioral interventions to support positive change and growth. Ellen also believes art, music, and poetry are often beneficial for self-expression, comfort, insight, and healing.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Change Through Compassion Spring WorkshopMarch 31 - May 26

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

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Sea Glass GalaMay 5

Enjoy an evening of live music, dinner and raffle items at Bent Creek Country Club on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at 5 p.m., and support Samaritan in subsidizing fees for individuals, families and children who have little or no financial resources.

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Change Through Compassion Core Skills IntensiveJuly 14 - July 22

The summer Change Through Compassion Core Skills Intensive provides participants with an introduction to the practices of mindfulness & self-compassion.

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