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-Garfield High School where he serves as head football coach.
Ashley has recently joined our Vassel Center staff as an Administrative Assistant. She has an Associate degree in Business Office Administration. She has previously worked as a Receptionist for a Medical Supply company and an Administrative Assistant for an Insurance Company. Ashley is currently pursing a degree in Human and Social Service.
Vicki joined the Vassel Center team in April 2018. She has a Medical Assisting degree in addition to an extensive background in medical office settings as a receptionist. . Vicki enjoys working with clients as well as the providers to establish excellent customer service.
Dr. Lori Solaro, MD
Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Director
Lindsay Syx, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Laura Quinn, LPN
Patricia Williams, LPN
LSW (Licensed Social Worker), MA (Masters of Arts in Community Counseling)
Kim has experience in treating issues related to anger management, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, grief, survivorship, relational problems, and life transitions.
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.
LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor); MA (Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling)
Danielle has experience treating adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, phase of life changes, trauma, grief/loss, relationship difficulties, and faith-based issues.
Danielle comes to us after completing her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with a certificate in trauma counseling. Before coming to PCS, she worked as an intensive trauma therapist, helping clients find relief from experiences of abuse, neglect, and life altering events. She believes in building a trusting relationship with clients, where they feel truly heard, in order to develop the best plan to find hope and healing.
Erin Lane Orentlikher
LISW-S (Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory Designation); MSW (Master of Social Work)
Erin works with individuals of all age groups who struggle with depression, anxiety, phase of life changes, trauma, loss, ADHD and other behavioral issues.
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.
PCC (Professional Clinical Counselor), and an ordained minister
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.
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
McNeal Thompson III, QMHS (Qualified Mental Health Specialist)
McNeal recently joined the Vassel Center in 2018, and enjoys working with a wide age range of clients and connecting them to resources in the community. With a background developing student athletes, McNeal helps individuals work through their problems and empowers them to attain their personal goals.
LaTesia Conley, QMHS (Qualified Mental Health Specialist)
LaTesia has been with the Vassel Center since 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.