Our Team

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We are staffed by qualified, professionally-trained, and formally educated counselors with a minimum level Masters degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or mental health counseling. All of our counselors are licensed in the State of New York or are in the process of obtaining licensure. We have counselors available who specialize in individual, marital/couples, family, child, adolescent, and group therapy. They also specialize in various treatment issues and modalities.


Timothy P. Chambers, EdD, LMHC
Education: Doctorate in Counseling, University of Rochester
Credentials:  Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NYS; Certified Coach (Hartney & Associates); Certified Mediator (Peacemakers, Inc.); Licensed Minister
Practice Area:  Adults, Marriage Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, Personal Coaching, Mediation
Locations: Clarence


Sharon A. Deacon, Ph.D., LMFT
Education: Masters in Behavioral Sciences- Marriage and Family Therapy;  Doctorate in Child Development & Family Studies, Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy;  Purdue University
Credentials: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in NYS
Practice Area:  Adults, Marital/Couples, Premarital, Sexual Issues, Families, Parenting, Mental Health Practitioners/Counselors, Physicians & Healthcare Workers, Medical Family Therapy
Location:  Clarence



Cheryl D. Chambers, MA, LMHC
Education: Masters in Counseling and Psychological Services, Georgia State University & Psychological Studies Institute
Credentials: Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NYS, Certified Mediator (Peacemakers, Inc)
Practice Area:  Adults, Marital and Pre-Marital, Abuse Survivors, Trauma
Location: Arcade


Amy Hackett, LMHC
Education: Masters in Mental Health Counseling, St. Bonaventure
Credentials: Licensed Mental Health Counselor- Provisional
Practice Area:  Adults, Adolescents, Children, Marital and Pre-Marital
Location: Arcade


Ned Lindstrom, LMHC
Education: M.Div., Lutheran Theological Seminary
Credentials: Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NYS
Practice Area: Adults, Marital
Location: Jamestown


Rebecca Rowley, LMSW
Education: Masters in Social Work, Roberts Wesleyan College
Credentials: Licensed Social Worker in NYS
Practice Area: Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Families, Pre-Marital
Location: Fillmore/Houghton

Sandra Ticen, MS, CAS, LCAT
Education: Masters in Multidisciplinary Studies, State University College of Buffalo
Credentials: Certified Addictions Specialist (Eating Disorders). Licensed Creative Art Therapist
Practice Area: Eating Disorders, Women, Pre-Marital, Marriage, Art Therapy
Location: Orchard Park