Our team

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Dr. Ashley Braun-Gabelman, PhD

Owner, Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy

Dr. Braun-Gabelman has a PhD and Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed APA accredited pre- and post-doctoral fellowships at the San Francisco VA and the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and teaches locally in Cleveland, Ohio and nationwide. Her clinical specialties include Addiction and Substance Use Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, adjustment issues, Anxiety Disorders, and Mood Disorders.

Lisa Kapp, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, 2001.

MA, The Ohio State University, College of Education, 2000.

MBA, The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business, 1994.

Specialties include trauma and PTSD in children, adolescents and adults; OCD and anxiety disorders; depression; bipolar disorder; psychotic disorders; personality disorders; attachment issues; individual, couples and family therapy.

Carole Marciano, LISW

Licensed Independent Social Worker, 1995.

Certified in Cognitive Therapy, Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy, 1994.

MSSA, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve, 1993.

Board Certified Diplomate by American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, 2004.

Specialties include OCD and anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and adults; depression; marital therapy; family therapy; issues related to adoption.

Cynthia L. Toncler, MSSA, LISW-S

Licensed Independent Social Worker -- Supervisor, 1990.

Certified in Cognitive Therapy, Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy, 2013.

MSSA, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve, 1987.

Specialties include depression, grief, and anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, bipolar disorder, OCD and phobias; adolescents, couples, and adults.

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Mariah Bruening, ATR, LPCC-S

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor, 2007

Master of Arts in Counseling and Art Therapy from Ursuline College, 1996.

More than 20 years of experience working in community mental health: adults, college students and parents of individuals with disabilities.

Specialties include anxiety, depression, self-esteem and identity issues, social anxiety, adjustment issues, and parenting challenges (with a particular emphasis on the unique experiences of parents and caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities.)

Candice Goykhberg, LPCC, LICDC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor

Master of Arts in Community Counseling from University of Akron, 2010

Clinical specialties include: anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, addictions, parenting and relationship challenges. She works with individuals and couples.