MEET OUR PSYCHOLOGISTS
JILL BACON, PSY.D.
Dr. Bacon is a Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults up to age 65. She earned her doctorate and Master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University in Washington, DC and her undergraduate degree from Kent State University. She has experience working both in private practice and community mental health settings, as well as home, school and hospital settings. She specializes in psychological testing and evaluation, exploring cognitive, behavioral, and personality issues. Dr. Bacon provides testing services for children as young as 5. Dr. Bacon utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic and client-centered therapy. Therapy services include individual and family therapy, and play therapy for children as young as 3. Issues include: victims of sexual abuse and sexual trauma; foster care issues; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults and children; diagnosis of Pervasive Developmental Disorder; depression and depressive disorders; anxiety disorders; school difficulties, dissociative disorders; borderline personality disorders; emotional regulation; self-harm; suicidal ideation and behavior; conduct and oppositional defiant disorders; adjustment disorders; managing the symptoms of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. Sees patients ages 5 and up for counseling and testing.
CATE BRANDON, PSY.D.
Dr. Brandon is a Clinical Psychologist. She has had experience working in a variety of settings including residential, outpatient clinics and inpatient medical centers. She provides therapy and evaluation services to children, adolescents and adults facing a variety of psychological and behavioral problems. She has had specialized training in providing therapy to couples and families facing difficulties such as communication problems, divorce, and parenting problems. She also has specialization and interest in providing therapy and assessment services to older adults, including issues such as dementia, competency, caregiver stress, grief, and adjustment to end-of-life issues. Additionally, she provides assessment and therapy to children and adolescents with ADHD, learning problems, social, and behavioral issues. Sees patients ages 7 and up for counseling and testing.
KENDALL H. BROWN, ED.S.
Kendall Brown is a School Psychologist licensed by the State Board of Psychology for private practice. He has worked in the public schools for over 39 years, including 13 years as a middle school teacher of art. He has experience with children and parents regarding a wide range of academic concerns, including special education identification and programming, underachievement, giftedness and creativity. His areas of special interest include parent training and dealing with issues of divorced parenting, behavior disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism/Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, Tourette’s Disorder, individual learning styles and achievement motivation.
BARNETT D. ELMAN, PH.D., LPCC-S, LICDC-CS
Dr. Elman is a Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor, and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor Clinical Supervisor. Dr. Elman specializes in substance abuse/dependency/codependency problems, marital, couples, and family therapy, mood/anxiety disorders, and individual life/developmental issues. Dr. Elman utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, Gestalt, and humanistic approaches in his work. Sees patients ages 15 and up for counseling.
ELIZABETH HOLMES, PH.D.
Elizabeth Holmes is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Holmes has experience with counseling children, adolescents, and adults for all presenting concerns. She has a specialization in conducting psychological evaluations, and has extensive experience assessing and treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning/Intellectual Disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Holmes has a specialization in counseling treatment for trauma for children and adults. She is currently pursuing a specialization in EMDR. Sees ages 5 and up for psychological testing and counseling.
JOHN ZBORNIK, PH.D.
Dr. Zbornik is a Licensed Psychologist. He earned his Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Kent State University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati. He earned his Educational Specialist degree from Kent State University in the area of school psychology. Dr. Zbornik works with children, adolescents and adults with issues related to anxiety, workplace bullying, depression, stress, relationships, divorce, grief, phobias, learning disorders, autism, and mental retardation/intellectual disabilities. He is well-experienced with diagnosing adults and children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, behavioral school-related problems, explosive behavior and Academic Anxiety Disorders (testing, math, and reading anxieties) and parenting. Dr. Zbornik has published widely on issues related to academic and school difficulties such as academic anxiety and motivation. Sees patients ages 5 and up for testing.