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Julie Ambrose is a graduate of the Master in Social Work Program at Syracuse University with a concentration in family mental health. She has experience working with learning disabled students in a classroom setting, crisis intervention, suicidal adolescents, families, and chemically dependent adolescents and their families. She is currently the Coordinator of the Park Ridge Outpatient Chemical Dependence Clinic providing supervision for adult and adolescent abuse and dependence level programs. Julie facilitates an adolescent group focusing on family of origin and emotional issues and provides individual and family therapy.

Sarah Tuttle is a graduate of the Master in Social Work Program at Syracuse University with a concentration in family mental health. She received the Master of Social Work award for excellence in scholarship and research and was inducted into the Phi Alpha National Honor Society for Social Work while completing her graduate work. She has worked in the mental health field for over ten years, providing a variety of services to a diverse client base. She has extensive experience working with suicidal/homicidal children and youth and with the juvenile justice system. Further she has provided and supervised psychotherapy services for seriously emotionally disturbed children between the ages of three and fourteen for the past several years. Sarah is actively involved in oversight of children's programs and assisting with cultural competence initiatives.

Katherine Johnson is a graduate of the Master in Social Work Program at Syracuse University with a concentration in family mental health. Prior to obtaining her Master degree she worked for 10 years as a medical social worker for a local hospital. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults with mood disorders, anxiety, sexual abuse/trauma histories, and developmental and learning disabilities. She believes in assisting the families of children with disabilities in becoming advocates for their children. She facilitates a young adolescent group focusing on anxiety issues and social skills development, as well as, providing individual and family therapy.