Meet Our

Licensed Professional Counselors

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Julia Dello NCC, LPC, CCTP

Julia graduated in 2007 with a Masters Degree in Community Counseling, with an emphasis on addiction therapy, from Slippery Rock University. In 2007, she became a National Certified Counselor, and in 2009, became a Licensed Professional Counselor. Julia has worked with clients in multiple settings, including inpatient treatment, outpatient therapy services, and crisis intervention settings. 

Julia's passion for working with individuals who are living with mental health and substance use, continues to drive her daily work in the private practice setting. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in working with clients who are struggling with anxiety, depression, suicide, self-injury, and many other significant emotional needs.  Trauma care and treatment has been a focus for Julia.  In 2015, Julia completed EMDR training and began to incorporate the use of EMDR in the outpatient setting. In November of 2020, Julia completed training to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.  

 

Julia opened Assurance Counseling Services LLC in 2015. Her focus, while continuing in program development and growth of services to the community, is truly on the individual that she is serving. Julia's clients can expect to be treated with a genuine investment, authenticity, and to be challenged to meet the goals they have set to improve overall wellness in life. 

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Apryle Sweatt NCC, LPC, CBIS

Apryle graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Psychology in 2010 from the University of Mount Olive. She received her Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University in 2013. Apryle has supported clients through both Behavioral Health Resources Services as a Behavioral Specialist Consultant and as an outpatient therapist.

In 2017, Apryle became a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), providing her with the opportunity to join the team at Assurance Counseling Services. In 2020, Apryle became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) and a member of the Brain Injury Association of America. In March 2021, Apryle completed training to become a Certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (C-DBT) clinician.

Apryle's past opportunities to provide emotional and behavioral support to clients in a variety of settings granted her a unique and eclectic experience with various approaches and techniques being utilized with individuals to provide the most authentic and personalized level of care. Currently in private practice, her approach combines various therapeutic techniques including, but not limited to, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoeducation, and faith-based approaches.

 

In addition to providing services for individuals or family members who experience challenges following a brain injury, Apryle's focus is to support adolescents and adults who struggle with emotional instabilities including anxious or depressive patterns, relationship distress, and family conflict. With providing a safe, non-judgmental space for clients to feel heard and validated, Apryle's natural style of therapy is warm, practical, and supportive. She collaborates with clients in creating an individualized treatment plan in order to identify a strength-based approach to optimize growth and progress in treatment.

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Marsha Zablotney NCC, LPC, CCTP

Marsha graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 1991 from Elizabethtown College. She received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University in 1993. In 1995 she became a National Certified Counselor, and in 2002 she became a Licensed Professional Counselor. Marsha has worked with clients in a variety of settings including inpatient treatment, long term residential, and outpatient therapy settings.

 

Marsha has extensive experience working with individuals living with co-occurring mental health and substance use issues. In 1996 she became a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) and an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC). In 2005 Marsha became a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional with Diplomate status (CCDP-D). Her passion for working with individuals struggling with mental health and substance use as both a counselor and director of treatment facilities has provided her with a wealth of knowledge and compassion for people working to overcome those challenges.

 

A life-long learner, Marsha has pursued training and certification in many therapeutic techniques which enhance her ability to help clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, relationship distress, emotional distress, and trauma related issues. In 2010 she became certified in Choice Theory and Reality Therapy (CTRTC) and in 2012 became a teaching faculty member of the Glasser Institute for Choice Theory. She has also received specialized training in Person Centered Therapy (PCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR.). In 2021, Marsha became an EFT-TFT-Tapping Master Practitioner and also became a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). Her focus in private practice is to provide her clients with compassionate, supportive, trauma informed care and partner with them to improve their mental health and achieve their goals.

 

Marsha’s therapy style is genuine, down to earth, relaxed, and comfortable.  She provides a warm and inviting safe, non-judgmental space where healing can begin. Marsha’s sense of humor can also help clients feel at ease and even have some fun in therapy.

Meet Our
Office Manager

Chantal Lasagna

Chantal graduated in 2008 with an Associates Degree in Office Administration from Cambria Rowe Business College, and obtains certifications in Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention Strategies. As the office administrator here at Assurance Counseling Services, her advanced skill set helps maintain a smoothly run office while providing a welcoming, caring, and supportive atmosphere for clients.

From all of us at Assurance Counseling Services...

"It has been and will continue to be an honor to serve

the residents of Cambria and Somerset County communities

through Assurance Counseling Services." 

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