About Our Clinical Therapists

Dr. Jacob Elliott is a Ph.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist and co-founder of the well established and highly respected group private practice of Elliott & Associates, Inc. He specializes in individual, couples, family therapy, group therapy, psychological testing, biofeedback and EEG neurotherapy and is the Clinical Administrator of the practice which is located at 5600 Monroe Street, Sylvania, Ohio. Dr. Elliott treats adults for a wide variety of emotional and relationship problems. He uses a unique approach to relationship issues helping individuals to focus on unconscious "scripts" that are usually played out in intimate relationships. By bringing these scripts into consciousness they can be understood and modified to enhance the relationships.

Dr. Elliott is a member of the American Psychological Association, Ohio Psychological Association, American Group Therapy Association, Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, and The International Society for Neurofeedback and Research. He is Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) with the American Group Psychotherapy Association, Certified by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA) as an EEG biofeedback provider, and has served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurotherapy for the past 10 years. Dr. Elliott uses these methods to treat persons of all ages for stress, anxiety, fear, panic, depression, obsessiveness, sleep disorders, ADD, ADHD, learning problems, stroke, and closed head injury.

Sandra Elliott, M. A., L.P.C.C. is a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, and co-founder of Elliott & Associates, Inc. She has extensive education and experience in individual, couple and family therapy.
Sandra is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.

She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual, couples and families to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Dr. Kathleen Quintus is a Ph.D. license Clinical Psychologist with more than 30 years of experence working with children, adolescents and their families. She has extensive training and experience in individual, group and family therapy. She is also trained as a school psychologist and is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists and the Ohio Psychological Association. Her special interests include assessment of learining disabilities and attention disorders in both children and adults. She consults with the schools on behalf of her clients who may be having school adjustment or special programing needs. Both her professional and personal experiences have led to a deep understanding of the emotional and social impact of learning problems. She had years of excellent training and experience at Berea Childrens Home in working with developmental truma issues.

Kathy also does individual therapy with adults and is particularly strong in using cognitive behavioral therapy and combining it with biofeedback and neurotherapy as an effective way of allevating anxiety and depression. Each client whether adult of child is treated as a unique individual with both strengths and developmental challenges. Her caring and supportive therapy methods vary to fit the needs of the client.

Joni Bosse, M.S.W., L.I.S.W. is a licensed independent Social Worker. She is dually licensed in Ohio and Michigan. Joni, who is a member of American Academy of Psychotherapists (AAP), is certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy(DBT) and International Critical Incident Stress Management. Since 1988 she has served as Program Director/Clinical Supervisor of 35 clinicians and 15 university interns and been a speaker on a variety of mental health topics. She conducts individual, couple, family and group counseling with clients of all ages. Her treatment specialties are relationships, ADD/ADHD, anxiety, grief and loss, borderline personality, bipolar, tough love boundaries, abusive relationships, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and addictions.

Carol L. Smith, Ph.D., PCC. is Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and psychologist with more than 15 years of experience working with adolescents/teenagers (14-19), adults, and elders (65+) in individual or group settings.  Dr. Smith believes "your life's journey is unique.  I respect your individuality and will work with you to maximize your potential for reaching your personal goals.  I specialize in exploring the human condition and assissting clients with their interpersonal relationships." Her treatment approach includes: Biofeedback, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Eclectic, Emotionally Focused, Existential, Family/Marital, Forensic Psychology, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Intervention, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Neuro feedback, Psychoanalytic, and Psychological Testing and Evaluation.  She works with clients who have issues with: addiction. Alzheimer's, anxiety. anger management.,  borderline personality, chronic impulsivity, depression, divorce, domestic abuse, domestic violence, drug abuse, emotional disturbance, family conflict, forensic evaluations, neurofeedback, grief, infidelity, life coaching, obesity, parenting, relationship issues, self-esteem, self-harming, sexual abuse, sexual addiction, sex therapy, testing and evaluation, trauma, PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and weight loss.                           

Sara Wegrzyn, M.A,, L.P.C.C. is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio.  She treats children, adolescents, and adults with all mental health issues.  Sara's  background includes extensive work with children within early intervention group therapy, partial hospitalization programs, parenting skills, home based therapy, and individual therapy. Her experience has also included individual, conjoint, and group therapy for adolescents and adults with severely and persistently mental issness diagnoses.  Sara uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques to help understand areas of concern and increase quality of life.  She works with individuals to help cope with concerns including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, oppositional defiance, self-esteem, parenting, grief, couples counseling, and family dynamics. 

Ann Verhesen, B.S., M.A., CSAT, C.AD is registered with the Ohio State Board of Psychology as a Psychology Supervisee. She is a Licensed Heart Math Provider and uses heart rate variability biofeedback to treat stress and post traumatic stress. Ann is a Certified Sex Addiction Specialist but treats all types of addiction. She also has training in anger management. Ann is distinguished as the founder of the first Northwest Ohio Hospital based substance abuse detox and treatment center. Ann is certified in the use of guided imagery which she often uses in her therapy treatment.

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