Mental health and addiction services for children and adults.

Administrative Staff

Kemp Boyd, MAOM, BL

Director of the Vassel Comprehensive care Center

Kemp Boyd developed, opened, and now oversees operations of the Vassel Comprehensive Care Center, PCS’ outpatient mental health clinic. With over a decade of leadership experience in the cultivation and motivation of staff and clients, Kemp empowers those around him to reach their potential, including the kids at Kenmore High School where he serves as head football coach.

Jodie Berry

Receptionist

Jodie has been with PCS since 2010, and started her work as a CPST. Her mental health background gave her a strong foundation when she transitioned to the Vassel Center in 2013. She enjoys being able to serve PCS clients in her role and has joy in knowing she is making a difference. Jodie is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling.

Colleen Racano

Receptionist

Colleen joined the Vassel Center team in 2016, where she enjoys helping our clients. With an associate’s degree in Business Management, she uses her skills to greet and represent PCS to our clients.


Medical Team

Dr. Lori Solaro, MD

Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Director

Lindsay Syx, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Ryan Prescott, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jackie Ferguson, LPN

Nurse

Angela Liszeski, LPN

Nurse


Therapists

Kim Heishman-Donahue

Credentials:

LSW (Licensed Social Worker), MA (Masters of Arts in Community Counseling)

Specialties:

Kim has experience in treating issues related to anger management, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, grief, survivorship, relational problems, and life transitions.

Background:

Kim has been in the field of behavioral/mental health for over 30 years. She was originally licensed in 1991, and has been employed by the Pastoral Counseling Service since 2002. Kim enjoys working with a variety of people, circumstances, and challenges; and considers it a privilege to journey with others as they affect positive change and growth in their lives.

Sheila Dianne Kendall

Credentials:

PC (Professional Counselor)

Specialties:

Diane offers a faith-based/clinical focus in walking along-side women experiencing challenges with life circumstances or transitions. She has experience in women's issues related to trauma, and emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Other specialties include grief, career, child, adolescence, depression, anxiety and personal and social counseling. She helped design the Vassel Center Sensory Room and utilizes it to help with the treatment of trauma or ADHD.

Background:

Diane has been with PCS for five years. She came to us with 25 years of experience in education, with 13 of those years as a school counselor.

Erin Lane Orentlikher

Credentials:

LISW-S (Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory Designation); MSW (Master of Social Work)

Specialties:

Erin works with individuals of all age groups who struggle with depression, anxiety, phase of life changes, trauma, loss, ADHD and other behavioral issues.

Background:

With nine years of experience in mental health and four years of experience with PCS, Erin helps PCS clients with a variety of mental health concerns. She worked as a school-based therapist until the spring of 2016, and now sees clients at the Vassel Center and out in the community through our Aging Services program.

Andrew Troyer

Credentials:

PCC (Professional Clinical Counselor), and an ordained minister

Specialties:

Andrew specializes in trauma therapy, and has completed training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. He helped design the Vassel Center Sensory Room and utilizes it to help with the treatment of his clients. He also uses his custom-made Sand Tray Therapy Station for non-verbal intervention, and speaks Spanish as a second language.

Background:

Andrew was licensed in 2006 and has been with PCS for 11 years. Andrew’s mission is to facilitate, encourage, and promote wholeness in others. Andrew enjoys working with people of all ages and helping them manage anxious and stressful lives. He believes each person is viewed as an individual who is unique, special, and has the potential for spiritual and emotional growth.


Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment (CPST) Providers

Scott Oehler, QMHS (Qualified Mental Health Specialist)

Scott has been with PCS since 2010, and enjoys working with a wide age range of clients and connecting them to resources in the community. With a background as a police officer and as a certified peace officer for the state of Ohio, Scott helps individuals work through their problems and empowers them to attain their personal goals.

LaTesia Conley, QMHS (Qualified Mental Health Specialist)

LaTesia recently joined the Vassel Center in 2016, bringing her history and experience of working with autistic children. She is proud of the connections she is making within PCS and throughout the community. With a caring heart, listening ear, and a helping hand for those she serves, LaTesia enjoys her daily opportunities to positively impact her clients’ lives.