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 9 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 therapist with a vast amount of experience. She has been working with individuals, adolescents, and families since 2004.  Prior to that, she 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 16 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 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.
Tara Ehmann, LPC
We currently have interns on staff and welcome further inquiry.

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