Our Professional Staff

Our Professional Staff

Dr. Mark Babula

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Babula is a Clinical Psychologist, licensed in both Ohio and Michigan. He earned his Doctor of Psychology from the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology in 2007. He works primarily with adolescents and adults, as individuals, couples, families, and groups. He utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help people live out their values through behavioral change and mindfulness. Dr.  Babula does psychological testing and treats a wide range of emotional problems, relationship issues, and family concerns. He specializes in forensic matters, substance abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, sports, health, and academic performance issues. Dr. Babula has assisted university athletes and conducted research on stress and exercise. He has previously worked in counseling centers and forensic facilities.  His approach encourages overall wellness for peak mental, physical, and spiritual health. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Ohio Psychological Association, Toledo Area Academy of Professional Psychologists, and a charter member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.

Tammy Hardy

Licensed Social Worker

Tammy Hardy is a Licensed Social Worker as well as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant in the State of Ohio. In addition, Tammy has completed her PsyD (Doctor of Psychology) in Clinical Psychology through Union Institute & University in Cincinnati.  She primarily provides individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help people develop enduring improvement in mood and functioning through behavioral change and mindfulness. Tammy does psychological testing for a variety of concerns and treats a wide range of emotional problems and substance abuse issues. She has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, having extensive experience with depression, anxiety, and substance dependence/abuse. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society,  and  Chi Sigma Iota National Counseling Honor Society.

Dr. Kerry Buhk

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

 

Marilyn Klar

Licensed Social Worker

 

Tara Best

Licensed Social Worker

“I  AM HERE TO WALK BESIDE YOU AS YOU JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE’S CHALLENGES”

Tara is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Supervisor with 20+years of experience. She works with adults and adolescents who are feeling out of sink with life. She provides help with depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulties, physical and sexual abuse, health challenges, divorce, self harm, suicidal thoughts, sexuality, spirituality, dissociative disorders and veterans issues. She has specialized in Trauma. She integrates theories and provides a warm, compassionate, empathic environment to help her clients to explore and express their thoughts and feelings around events in their life that are hindering them from being all that they are.

Tara graduated with honors from the University of Toledo in 1994 with a bachelor of Arts. She went on to graduate from an accelerated masters program at the University of Michigan in 1995. She received Hypnotherapy training from the American Hypnosis Training academy in 1998 and is Nationally Certified.

Tara gained experience working at Flower Hospital psychiatric unit for 9 years, Family Service Counseling Center for 10 years, Rescue Mental Health for many years, Hospice Home Health care for 2 years, Genoa High School for 2 years. She worked at the Victory Center for 11 years with individuals and families meeting the challenge of cancer. She also presented a Divorcing Parents Seminar in Wood County for many Years.

Dr. William Barron

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Will Barron is a licensed clinical psychologist serving northwest Ohio.  He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Denver University’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology.  He provides individual psychotherapy for those experiencing low self-esteem, depression, obsessive worry and anxiety, grief and trauma, as well as couples therapy for those who are struggling with intimacy issues or problematic communication styles.  Dr. Barron also has extensive experience in conducting assessments related to AD/HD, pre-employment and Fitness for Duty evaluations, forensic matters and personality disorders.

Sue Anderson

Clinical Social Worker

Sue Anderson is a Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience in assisting and supporting people through difficult times.  She works with adults and specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, survivors of child abuse, adult children of alcoholics, self-esteem, and women’s issues. Sue has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Social Work.  She is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory designation (LISW-S) and is also a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW) through the National Association of Social Workers.

Gail Hammond

” Flexible scheduling and convenient appointments to meet your needs “

Dr. Mark Babula

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Babula is a Clinical Psychologist, licensed in both Ohio and Michigan. He earned his Doctor of Psychology from the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology in 2007. He works primarily with adolescents and adults, as individuals, couples, families, and groups. He utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help people live out their values through behavioral change and mindfulness. Dr.  Babula does psychological testing and treats a wide range of emotional problems, relationship issues, and family concerns. He specializes in forensic matters, substance abuse, trauma, anxiety, depression, sports, health, and academic performance issues. Dr. Babula has assisted university athletes and conducted research on stress and exercise. He has previously worked in counseling centers and forensic facilities.  His approach encourages overall wellness for peak mental, physical, and spiritual health. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Ohio Psychological Association, Toledo Area Academy of Professional Psychologists, and a charter member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.

Dr. William Barron

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Will Barron is a licensed clinical psychologist serving northwest Ohio.  He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Denver University’s Graduate School of Professional Psychology.  He provides individual psychotherapy for those experiencing low self-esteem, depression, obsessive worry and anxiety, grief and trauma, as well as couples therapy for those who are struggling with intimacy issues or problematic communication styles.  Dr. Barron also has extensive experience in conducting assessments related to AD/HD, pre-employment and Fitness for Duty evaluations, forensic matters and personality disorders.

Dr. Kerry Buhk

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

 

Tammy Hardy

Licensed Social Worker

Tammy Hardy is a Licensed Social Worker as well as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant in the State of Ohio. In addition, Tammy has completed her PsyD (Doctor of Psychology) in Clinical Psychology through Union Institute & University in Cincinnati.  She primarily provides individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help people develop enduring improvement in mood and functioning through behavioral change and mindfulness. Tammy does psychological testing for a variety of concerns and treats a wide range of emotional problems and substance abuse issues. She has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, having extensive experience with depression, anxiety, and substance dependence/abuse. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Ohio Counseling Association, American Psychological Association, Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society,  and  Chi Sigma Iota National Counseling Honor Society.

Tara Best

Licensed Social Worker

“I  AM HERE TO WALK BESIDE YOU AS YOU JOURNEY THROUGH LIFE’S CHALLENGES”

Tara is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Supervisor with 20+years of experience. She works with adults and adolescents who are feeling out of sink with life. She provides help with depression, anxiety, grief, relationship difficulties, physical and sexual abuse, health challenges, divorce, self harm, suicidal thoughts, sexuality, spirituality, dissociative disorders and veterans issues. She has specialized in Trauma. She integrates theories and provides a warm, compassionate, empathic environment to help her clients to explore and express their thoughts and feelings around events in their life that are hindering them from being all that they are.

Tara graduated with honors from the University of Toledo in 1994 with a bachelor of Arts. She went on to graduate from an accelerated masters program at the University of Michigan in 1995. She received Hypnotherapy training from the American Hypnosis Training academy in 1998 and is Nationally Certified.

Tara gained experience working at Flower Hospital psychiatric unit for 9 years, Family Service Counseling Center for 10 years, Rescue Mental Health for many years, Hospice Home Health care for 2 years, Genoa High School for 2 years. She worked at the Victory Center for 11 years with individuals and families meeting the challenge of cancer. She also presented a Divorcing Parents Seminar in Wood County for many Years.

Marilyn Klar

Licensed Social Worker

 

Sue Anderson

Clinical Social Worker

Sue Anderson is a Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years of experience in assisting and supporting people through difficult times.  She works with adults and specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, survivors of child abuse, adult children of alcoholics, self-esteem, and women’s issues. Sue has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Social Work.  She is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Licensed Independent Social Worker with Supervisory designation (LISW-S) and is also a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW) through the National Association of Social Workers.

Gail Hammond

” Flexible scheduling and convenient appointments to meet your needs “

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