Adult Outpatient Staff

 
 

Ron Forbus

Licensed Therapist; York-Poquoson Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Master of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Master of Health Service Administration, Webster University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Memphis
  • 2 years of licensed experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Mr. Forbus is knowledgeable in general clinical practices with a current focus on depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar, co-occurring disorders and substance use disorders. He has a special interest in working with individuals who have experienced developmental and adult trauma. Mr. Forbus has trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Eye Movement Integration and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Ronald Forbus 2016  
 

Additional Information

Mr. Forbus served more than 27 years with the Navy Nurse Corps as an officer. He served in multiple clinical settings, focusing on surgical trauma, and held several leadership positions.

 
 
 

Amber Kuszak

Adult Outpatient Services Manager; Williamsburg- Main Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP)
  • Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Adler University (formerly Adler School of Professional Psychology)
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Adler University (formerly Adler School of Professional Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Chicago
  • 9+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise
Dr. Kuszak has worked with individuals across the lifespan and in a variety of treatment settings. She is trained in cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, the Skills System, trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy, and parent-child interaction therapy. Her current work with adults in the outpatient setting includes providing individual and group psychotherapy. Dr. Kuszak's areas of expertise include mood and anxiety disorders, severe mental illness, trauma/maltreatment, and co-occurring disorders.

Amberkuszak 2 2017  
 

Additional Information
Dr. Kuszak's approach to treatment is integrative and person-centered. She also has experience as a Crisis Intervention Team instructor.

 
 
 

Michelle Lawrence

Therapist; Williamsburg- Main Office

Education and Credentials

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Certified Pre-Admission Screener
  • Licensed Mental Health Professional- Eligible (LMHP-E)
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, Capella University

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Lawrence is trained in motivational interviewing, trauma informed therapies, mindfulness, and dialectical behavioral therapy. Ms. Lawrence has years of experience working with individuals and families with substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders.  She is trained in crisis assessment as well as crisis intervention strategies.

Michelle Lawrence 2016  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Lawrence has worked with Colonial Behavioral Health since 2013. She has experience providing counseling services to individuals, groups, couples, and families. Ms. Lawrence uses an eclectic therapeutic approach that works collaboratively with the individual to reach his or her goals for therapy.

 
 
 

Cynthia "Cindy" Levy

Adult Outpatient Services Coordinator; Williamsburg- Main Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner (LSATP)
  • Doctor of Education in Agency Counseling, College of William & Mary
  • 35+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Dr. Levy has worked primarily with individuals and families with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, depression and anxiety disorders, and with individuals involved in the criminal justice system.

Cindy Levy 2016  
 

Additional Information

Dr. Levy has worked for Colonial Behavioral Health since 1988. She previously worked in a detoxification center and inpatient psychiatric hospital in Connecticut, a residential substance use disorder program in Massachusetts and an outpatient substance use disorder clinic in Vermont. Dr. Levy earned her Ed.S and Ed.D. in Counseling from the College of William & Mary.

 
 
 

Philippa Matheson

Licensed Therapist; York-Poquoson Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • Master of Education in Counseling with a concentration in Community & Addictions, College of William & Mary
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Humboldt State University

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Matheson has over five years of experience in the field, in both the inpatient hospital setting for mental health, and the residential treatment setting for addiction. Her areas of expertise include adults who are diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, and professionals seeking change while faced with the unique challenges of their successes.

Philippa Matheson 2016  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Matheson describes her therapy style as person-centered. She utilizes motivational interviewing techniques, as well as practices that encourage the individual through the process of growth and toward transformation.

 
 
 

Victoria McLaughlin

Licensed Therapist; Williamsburg- Main Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Profession Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education with emphasis on Community and Addiction Services, College of William & Mary
  • Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling, Lincoln Memorial University
  • 6+ years of experience

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Dr. McLaughlin is trained in motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, family systems models, and narrative therapy. She specializes in addiction, family members of addicts, disordered eating and exercising, trauma, and existential crises.

Victoria Mc Laughlin 2017  
 

Additional Information

Dr. McLaughlin is a social justice advocate for marginalized populations and a lifelong straight ally for the LGBTQQI community.

 
 
 

Hillary Zaneveld

Licensed Therapist- Lead Clinician; York-Poquoson Office

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Profession Counselor (LPC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Education Specialist Degree in Community Agency Counseling, Old Dominion University
  • Master of Science in Education, Counseling, Old Dominion University
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Old Dominion University

Specialty/Area of Expertise

Ms. Zaneveld has worked in the field of mental health and substance use at the inpatient and outpatient levels since 1999. Ms. Zaneveld primarily works with adults in the outpatient counseling setting, providing individual and group therapy. She facilitates the Intensive Outpatient Program group at the York-Poquoson Office.

Hillary Zaneveld 2016  
 

Additional Information

Ms. Zaneveld's style of services is based primarily on the Cognitive Behavioral perspective as well utilizing an infusion of different theoretical practices that will complement the individual's treatment goals. She has previous experience working as a Crisis Intervention Trainer for the City of Chesapeake and gained military experience through eight years of service in the U.S. Army Reserves Medical Service Corps.

 
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