Meet our Team
Leneigh White, LPCC-S, NCC
Leneigh White, NCC, LPCC-S has a BA in Psychology from Northeastern University and a MA in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College. She is a National Certified Counselor and a Professional Clinical Counselor working with individuals and families across the life span. She is the founder and director of Strongsville Family Counseling where she enjoys individual, couple, and family counseling as well as more specialized interventions, such as ADHD assessments, EMDR, play therapy and sand tray. Her personal and professional motto is “Helping Families Flourish”.
Maximino Cortes, M.S.S.A.
Mr. Maximino Cortes, B.A. (Cleveland State), M.S.S.A. (CWRU), has served as is a clinical supervisor for 15 years for a non-profit faith-based organization in the Cleveland area and is a licensed independent social worker (with supervisory endorsement), and a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor. He has over twenty years of experience working with the Hispanic/Latino population in out-patient and residential mental health and chemical dependency community based programs. He currently serves as field instructor for the undergraduate and graduate social work program at Cleveland State University and the Case Western Reserve University social work master’s degree program. Mr. Cortes is a volunteer with the Youth of Hope Ministry of the Sagrada Family Parish in Cleveland and is a mentor for the Cleveland Big Brother/Big Sisters regional office. He currently utilizes best practice therapeutic interventions in the treatment of children, youth, and couples.
Jami Edwards, LISW
Jami Edwards is a licensed independent social worker specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her scope of practice focuses on family dynamics, behavior modification, depression, anxiety, grief, autism, ADHD and crisis management. Jami has experience working with a variety of populations in several healthcare settings, including crisis intervention, individual counseling, and intensive home based family therapy. Jami holds a Master’s degree of Social Work from the University of Akron and a dual Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology and Sociology from Kent State University. Jami uses an eclectic style of therapy, tailoring each session to the client’s needs. She believes that every individual is capable of healing and change and is willing to put in the time and effort to make each individual the best they can be. Jami has the patience and tools that are necessary to understand and overcome the challenges of life.
Morgan Enright M.Ed, LPCC
Morgan Enright obtained a Masters degree in Community Counseling from Kent State University and is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) . She has experience in working with children, adolescents and adults in community mental health settings in individual, family and group counseling. Her areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, oppositional behavior, bonding and attachment, decreasing self-harm and suicidal behaviors and helping families improve communication and intimacy. Morgan has additional training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Motivational Interviewing and Crisis Intervention. Morgan enjoys using creative interventions such as art, storytelling and play.
She believes that the most rewarding part of her work is helping another person recognize their worth
Toya Owens-Hodge, LSW
Toya Owens-Hodge is a Licensed Social Worker specializing in the treatment of children, adults and families. With over 15 years of experience, Ms. Owens-Hodge utilizes research based interventions in order to teach clients effective solutions. Ms. Owens-Hodge considers a holistic approach when working with individuals and families. Additionally, Ms. Owens-Hodge has a keen knowledge in the areas of school law and is experienced at developing school based, as well as home based interventions. Ms. Owens-Hodge is also very adept at helping families manage the adjustments necessary post divorce. Ms. Owens-Hodge is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Mandell School of Applied Social Sciences.
Joyce Robertson, LPC
Joyce Robertson, M.Ed., LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She provides individual and couples counseling or therapy with adults, and also enjoys working with adolescents. She has facilitated many psycho-educational groups as well, as she believes understanding and knowledge are key factors in the healing of mind, body, and spirit. Her areas of interest include relationships, depression, anxiety, adjustment to life changes, and identifying strengths to promote personal growth. Joyce received her Masters of Education degree in Community Agency Counseling from Cleveland State University, and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Baldwin Wallace College. Joyce is an experienced Registered Nurse as well.
Bonnie Simonelli LICDC M.Ed., MSCE
Ms. Simonelli has been working in the addictions field for over 20 years. She began her career as a Primary Counselor in a dual diagnosed mental health hospital for young people. She worked for 15 years in the Parma City Schools as the Chemical Prevention Specialist, and also works in Cleveland as a Guidance Counselor. She can provide assessments, education, counseling, family counseling for abuse and addictions. She also enjoys speaking at large or small assemblies for schools or community meetings.