Courtney Seyler, M.A., LMFT
Courtney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has worked in various outpatient mental health and private practice settings for the past 15 years, gaining experience working with couples and families in the home, school and community. Courtney completed her undergraduate education at the University of Pittsburgh in Greensburg where she majored in Psychology. She then completed the Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Seton Hill University. Her therapeutic approach is Solution Focused, focusing on solutions to create a stronger relationship. Courtney has conducted numerous workshops: Passionate Marriage, 5 Love Languages, Surviving Affairs, Difference between men and women, and the power of Forgiveness.
Courtney’s strong knowledge and professional drive has helped couples with communication, increasing passion, handling conflict, surviving affairs, developing empathy and falling back in love.
In 2006 Courtney, wanting to utilize more of her preferred approach, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, she began a private practice. Both her degree and her training have led her to view people systemically and she has focused on how people experience relationships. While providing individual and family therapy at her practice she specializes in marriage counseling and same-sex relationships.
“Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side”– Zig Ziglar.
Amanda Berkebile, M.A., LMFT
Marilyn Nadik, LCSW
Marilyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Marilyn received her Masters of Science in Social Administration from Case Western Reserve in 1999. Marilyn has been providing outpatient services to individuals, families and couples in a private practice setting since 2000. Prior to that she had worked in hospital settings and areas of family service focusing on helping individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety and depression.. Marilyn’s direct counseling experience includes repairing relationships, fostering positive mental health and recovering from past abuse. She has extensive experience working with couples, adolescents and adults. Marilyn incorporates both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Brief Solution Focused Therapy in her counseling style.
Marilyn sees clients in the Jeannette office on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.
Faith Sartori, LMFT
Faith is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She has both an Associates Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Faith obtained her Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seton Hill University.
Faith has over 13 years’ experience in the mental health field through a variety of positions. Her breadth of experience includes counseling adults, children/adolescents, families and couples addressing many concerns including but not limited to grief and loss, trauma, depression, mood disorders, anxiety, attention deficit disorders, oppositional defiant disorders, self-esteem, communication, and relational conflicts. She has worked in both outpatient and community settings to provide services. She has additional experience providing vocational training and services to clients along with working as a crisis counselor.
“I enjoy working from a strength based, systemic approach utilizing assessments that gather information about an individual’s family of origin patters and ways of interacting. This allows me to gain a better understanding of you and how best to help empower you to reach your goals.”
Faith has begun to attain further training in the Gottman method and has completed the Level 1 & 2 training’s. Faith is also a Gottman Leader for the ‘7 Principles for Making Marriage Work’, along with the ‘Bringing Baby Home program’. If you would like more information about the Gottman technique please visit The Gottman Institute. If you would like more information about any upcoming workshops Faith is presenting please click here.
Faith is available in our Jeannette office on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and in our Ligonier office on Wednesday.