Our Staff

Our counselors and therapists have years of experience and are knowledgeable and emphatic in order to meet our client’s needs.
Taryn Ongsiako, LPC is a Masters level therapist who has been working with individuals, children, adolescents, and families for the past 8 years.
 
Taryn has extensive experience with individual and group therapy with emphasis on play therapy, nurturing parent approach, juvenile sexual abuse perpetrators as well as children and adolescents who exhibit sexually inappropriate behaviors.
 
Over the years, Taryn has gain extensive experience in working with numerous other issues and problems.
Member of the following organizations: American Counseling Association (ACA)
Taryn Ongsiako, LPC
Simone Wright, LPC
Simone Wright, LPC is a Masters level licensed therapist with a vast amount of experience. She has over 17 years of experience working with individuals, adolescents, and families.  She also worked with the Developmental/intellectual disabilities population for 5 years.
 
She has over 20 years of interacting with the adolescent population whether in church, community, and or the legal system. She has worked with challenging youths, especially those who have encountered severe challenges or trauma in their lives. She has also worked Over 15 years with parents who struggle with parenting their adolescent or a child who exhibit emotional and behavioral issues.
 
Simone spend over 2 years working with juvenile sexual abuse perpetrators as well as others who exhibits sexually inappropriate behaviors. Over the years,Simone gained much experience in working and helping individuals who present with many different issues and problems.
Tara Ehmann, LPC
Tara Ehmann, LPC –Tara is a licensed professional counselor who has worked in the field of psychology since 2005.  She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Seton Hall University. 
 
Tara began her work in this field with adolescent youths with inappropriate sexual behaviors.  Additionally, Ms. Flatley has been a member of ATSA since 2008, where she currently serves as a Board Member for the New Jersey Chapter. As a board member she worked on the Membership, Social Media, and Mini-Grant Committee, where her focus was on recruiting up and coming individuals in the sex offender specific field.  Tara has also worked with couples, children and adults. 
 
She specializes in addictions, mood disorders, and running social skill and anger management groups.  Tara’s primary interests are staying current with up to date sex offender research as well as working with youth and watching them grow and develop.
Ashley Harnish, LPC is a licensed professional counselor providing outpatient mental / behavioral health therapy.  Since 2011, Ashley have been providing therapy to children, adolescents and their families with various difficulties at both the partial and intensive outpatient level of care. Ashley have experience running therapeutic groups, individual sessions and family sessions that contribute to children and adolescents working towards their specific goals.  Ashley have worked with parents who struggle with parenting their child or adolescent who exhibit emotional and behavioral issues. 
 
Her therapeutic approach is from a person-centered perspective with the focus of client or family being in charge of their treatment and goals. Ashley believe in a team approach in therapy, helping to work on whatever issue it is that you as a parent, your child or adolescent presents with.  Ashley work to aide children and their families in coming up with realistic goals and expectations and provide them with the resources and tools needed to be successful through their own choices.
Ashley Harnish LPC

We currently have interns on staff who provides quality therapy under weekly supervision at a discount rate or lower fee. They are a great alternative when you are watching your budget. Please inquire via the contact form 

We are always looking for Knowledgeable and skilled interns who are seeking a quality learning experience.