Meridian’s Mental Health Services

At what point is everyday stress and anxiety too much?

You don’t have to struggle through mood swings and depression on your own. With help from Meridian HealthCare, you can learn to handle common daily life stressors and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of depression.

We’re Here to Help

Our counselors and mental health professionals provide patient-centered, individual counseling, and come up with a treatment plan specific to the problems you are facing. They are trained in evidence-based therapy that can help with many types of mental illnesses and a variety of concerns:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Adjustment Difficulties
  • Anxiety Disorders (Panic Disorders)
  • Depression
  • Phases of Life Issues
    • Divorce
    • Grief
    • Birth of a Child
    • Adoption
  • Trauma
  • OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)
  • PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Phobias

Treatment options are different for everyone. Meridian’s providers deliver the best in psychotherapy, also commonly referred to as talk therapy, giving you insight and knowledge to cope and better manage stress (without the side effects of mood stabilizers or anti-anxiety medications). Our experienced counselors work with you so that you feel comfortable and confident at every session, trusting that you’re being heard and – most importantly – understood!

Additional Mental Health Resources

Meet Our Staff

Priscilla Beck

Priscilla Beck


Victoria Giegerich

Victoria Giegerich

Director of Clinical Services - South Campus

Richard Tranick

TASC Program Manager
Kallie Vaughn.

Kallie Vaughn

Therapist
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Jamie Allen

Counseling Services
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Kelsey Pringle

Therapist
Kelly Donato.

Kelly Donato

Residential Clinical Supervisor
Sanda Cunin.

Sandra Cunin

Therapist
Marian Mattern.

Marian Mattern

Nurse Practitioner
Evelyn Clark

Evelyn Clark

Therapist
Karen Palmer

Karen Palmer

Clinical Supervisor/Therapist
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Natasha Cramer

Therapist and Employee Assistance Program Coordinator
Paige Eckman

Paige Rota

Director of Integrated Health Services
Tamyka Scott

Tamyka Scott

Clinical Supervisor/Therapist
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Susan Noday

Therapist
Stephanie Geer

Stephanie Geer

Problem Gambling Program Coordinator
Lucy Golden.

Lucy Golden-Frayte

Therapist
Rachel Ericsson

Rachel Ericsson

Therapist
Brian Beck

Brian Beck

Therapist
Kristin Nisbett.

Kristin Nisbett

Therapist
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Nancy Pilger

Therapist
Christina Barone

Christina Barone

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Kim Kane

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
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Additional Resources

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Integrated health care services available at Meridian.
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How to Refer a Patient or Loved One

If you would like to schedule an appointment or find out more information for yourself or a family member, please call one of the locations listed below.

Boardman Office

8255 South Ave
Youngstown, OH 44512
Phone: 330-797-0070

Poland Office

2894 Center Rd.
Poland, OH 44514
Phone: 330-797-0070

Meridian Campus

527 North Meridian Rd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44509
Phone: 330-797-0070

Warren Office

320 High Street, NE
Warren, OH 44481
Phone: 330-797-0070

Adolescent Mental Health Counseling

Mental health counseling may be beneficial for adolescents dealing with the issues that are common for young people today. Counseling not only helps to address many medical conditions, but it’s also a great avenue for young adults who just need to talk and be heard. Concerns are addressed on a one-to-one basis with trained mental health counselors.

Adolescent mental health counseling is beneficial in a variety of circumstances:

  • Depression
  • Bullying
  • School Problems
  • Trauma
  • Family Problems
  • Grief
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Impulsive Behaviors
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Gambling

Common Questions About Mental Health Treatment

Individuals may be self-referred or referred by family, friends, community organizations, or other programs within Meridian HealthCare. We provide individual counseling to anyone who needs assistance in coping with a life stressor.

The counselor and individual work collaboratively to resolve the individual’s issues and enhance his or her overall well-being. Meridian employees are among the most qualified in the area. They support a strength-based empowerment model that encourages and allows for positive change and growth while focusing on the individual’s strengths throughout counseling.

This program offers time-limited services that provide realistic, reasonable relief as quickly as possible. The duration of this type of counseling can range from 8 to 12 sessions, depending on the mental health problems an individual is dealing with. These sessions are typically 50 minutes long.

Meridian accepts Medicaid, private insurance, and self-pay, which is based on a sliding scale according to your income. There is a limited amount of funds available for patients without a payer source, based on their location.

Before your first appointment, try to take some time to write down symptoms that you or your family have been noticing. Also, take note of your personal and medical information, including past traumatic events, stressors, medications and other physical or mental health concerns. Finally, don’t forget to list questions that you may have for your counselor.

Treating the Whole Person – Understanding the Benefits of True Mental Health

When you surround yourself with safe, trusted peer support and counseling, true healing can be achieved! Meridian HealthCare understands that no issue is too small when it comes to mental health! Even everyday stressors can affect you in a big way. 

When you’re ready for help, Meridian is just a phone call away. Reach out today!