Everyone faces challenges; it is how you choose to respond to those challenges that can make all the difference. Whether it is a life pattern that has been ongoing or a new issue that has surfaced, Angela can help you create meaningful understanding and practical next steps. She has collaborated with many people—children, teens, and adults—to create positive change using a strengths-based, solution-focused approach.
Angela is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with the State of Ohio. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Bluffton University and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Malone University. She has experience working in the mental health, recovery, and domestic violence fields.
Angela has served in residential treatment for individuals with severe mental illness at The Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes Counties. She worked with women, children, and families through Domestic Violence Project, Inc. of Stark County. Angela was the Residential Coordinator of the Massillon Domestic Violence Shelter until she transitioned to the counseling department of the agency, called Renew Counseling and Recovery Center. As a Renew therapist, she worked with women managing addictions, physical/emotional/sexual abuse, and/or women’s issues. Angela most recently served in a private practice in New Philadelphia, Ohio, where she saw individuals and couples/families of all ages who were dealing with a variety of problems and concerns. She utilized various treatment methods in this setting, including cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma therapy, reality therapy, solution-focused therapy, and Christian counseling, for those who wished to incorporate their faith into treatment.
Angela has extensive experience and training in helping people overcome trauma and its aftermath, both from distant past and more recent present. Treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and dissociation experiences is one of her specialties. She also has experience working with a variety of other issues, including phase of life transitions, mood issues, personality disorders, anxiety difficulties, substance abuse, codependency, grief, relationship issues, infidelity, domestic violence/abuse issues, psychotic disorders, bullying and other problems or concerns.
To schedule an appointment with Angela, please call 330-345-8450. You matter, your goals matter, and Angela makes it a priority to meet you where you are and help you move forward.
Angela Anderson, LPCC
The SUMMIT Therapy Center
of Wooster, LLC