Molly VanDuser

  molly@peace-of-mind-inc.com

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Early in her career, Molly VanDuser an Associate’s Degree in Medical Record Management and Health Information Systems. She was a medical record administrator at a nursing home, and then worked for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program for 10 years. She also trained as a basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and volunteered on a local ambulance company, then worked as assistant training coordinator in the Office of Emergency Services. In 1993, Molly obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Human Services, with a concentration in adult education and counseling, and worked as a career counselor.

In 1999 Molly graduated with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Alfred University. Following graduation she worked at Family Service Society, in Bath, NY, and at Noyes Memorial Mental Health Clinic, in Dansville, NY, where they co-facilitating a Batterer’s Intervention and Education Program. She also carried a full time caseload of childhood sexual abuse victims, and worked in private practice at Alfred Counseling Associates, where her specialization was PTSD, Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID); Survivors of Cult Abuse, and Disaster/Crisis Mental Health Counseling.

VanDuser served a three-year term on the Governing Council for the American Counseling Association (ACA), as representative for the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC).

In 2004 Molly relocated to the Fayetteville, NC area where she worked as a Victim Advocate at Fort Bragg before accepting an adjunct faculty position with Webster University at Fort Bragg/Pope Army Airfield, in the Graduate Counseling Program. She also worked at Cardinal Clinic, LLC, in Southern Pines, as a Professional School Based Counselor and team lead for Intensive In-Home Services.

In 2005 Molly added contracts with KidsPeace Therapeutic Foster Care in Hope Mills as an outpatient family therapist, and Holly Hills Hospital / Sandhills Center for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse, as an on-call mobile crisis counselor. That same year, Molly contracted with Magellan EAP/FOH at USDA in Raleigh. She also returned to private practice, where her specialties remained trauma treatment and family counseling.

Since that time Molly has become involved with COPE NC, a distance-counseling pilot program working with the North Carolina National Guard. She also volunteers time with Give an Hour (GAH) and Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS), as well as American Red Cross Disaster Team.

In August of 2007 Ms. VanDuser formed Peace of Mind, Inc., which has become known as one of the nation’s first and premiere specialized outpatient clinics, treating trauma by utilizing evidence-based or “best” practices.

Molly has been recognized as a subject matter expert on combat stress and PTSD and has participated in public forums on the topic. She has been trained and has testified as an expert witness in the areas of battered woman’s syndrome and childhood sexual abuse. She has interviewed and been published for expertise on PTSD in Army Times, and has been a speaker for various community events on the topic of PTSD and the family. She has also appeared in The Family Journal, Elite Magazine, and the Fayetteville News and Observer.

In 2010 Molly was awarded Professional Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. In 2015, VanDuser was awarded Woman of the Year by Harnett County Chamber of Commerce, and received the Silver Eagle Award for her work with veterans treatment court. Recently, her practice, Peace of Mind, Inc., received a second award from the veterans treatment court for the practice’s contributions.

Over the past five years, Molly has participated in the North Carolina Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families, and played a part in the consulting group for the North Carolina Suicide Prevention Plan, a model that is currently being used in the state. She also became a key player in authoring and submitting a $3.2 M grant application to SAMHSA and BJA that was awarded to the Harnett County Veterans Treatment Court.

Currently, Molly is a Certified Clinical Military Counselor and a Distance Certified Cousenlor. She specializes in trauma treatment, specializing in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), EMDR, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Mindfulness Training. She also provides clinical supervision for graduate counseling interns.

 

 

 

 
 

Insurance Panels:

Aetna, American Behavioral Health, BCBS, Ceridian EAP / Lifeworks, ChampVA, Cigna, ComPsych , Concerned Associates EAP, CorpHealth, IPRS, LifeSynch, Magellan, MedCost, Medicaid, MHN HEALTHNET/TRICARE DIVISION, MHNet BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Military OneSource, NC Health Choice, NC State Health Plan, Tricare Prime North, Tricare Standard North, ValueOptions , Veterans Choice, Wellpath

 
     

 

William Powell

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William Powell is one of the original counselors to join Peace of Mind, Inc. He received his Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. He has been an ordained minister of the Free Methodist Church for 34 years. He has also served as chaplain at Portage County Hospice, Kent, OH, Mountain Valley Hospice, Gloversville, NY and also St. James Mercy Medical Center, Hornell, NY.

William received a Master of Science in Education with a specialty in counseling degree at The Graduate School, Alfred University. He and Molly VanDuser were classmates there. They worked together at Family Service Society, Bath, NY and Noyes Mental Health Clinic, Dansville, NY as co-facilitators of the Batterer’s Education Program. William has extensive counseling experience working with people who have experienced trauma, who are in recovery from drugs and alcohol, adult children of alcoholic and blended families. He also has experience counseling people with gender orientation issues. As the coordinator of the batterer’s program, William was active in the local domestic violence consortium, the Domestic Abuse Review Team. William continues working with domestic abuse by being part of the Sexual Abuse Review Team (SART) in Lillington, NC.

William has served as an independent contractor since our office doors opened on February 1, 2008, serving people who have a need for counseling, especially in areas of recovery, adjustment, anxiety, blended families, trauma and grief. Specialty areas: ADHD, Adjustment issues, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blended Families, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Clay-therapy, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Distance Counseling Credentialed, Domestic Violence – Victim and Batterer Treatment, Drug/Alcohol Abuse Recovery, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Grief, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Spirituality Issues, Sexual Identity Issues, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). William serves as a clinical supervisor for LPC-A Associates, and he has served on several committees in the North Carolina area.

Insurance Panels: Aetna, BCBS, Ceridian EAP / Lifeworks, Champ VA, ComPsych, IPRS (Sandhills Center), Magellan EAP, Medicaid (Alliance MCO and Sandhills Center), Military OneSource, NC Health Choice, NC State Health Plan, Tricare Prime, and Tricare Standard.

 

Donna Rogers

  donna@peace-of-mind-inc.com

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Donna Rogers is originally from Ohio and was a teacher in both Ohio and North Carolina, before deciding to return to graduate school for counselor education training. During her 10 years of teaching experience at both middle school and high school levels, Donna taught French, Psychology, Sociology, and Theater Arts. Donna completed her graduate practicum and internship at Peace of Mind, Inc., under the clinical supervision of Molly VanDuser, where she received specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Child Traumatic Grief, Psychological First Aid, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Certified Clinical Military Counselor (CCMC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Autism spectrum disorders through TEACCH at UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Donna will be continuing her training in Human Givens that she started this fall. Donna has completed Human Givens Part I training, and is working towards the requirements to complete Human Givens Part II in the fall.

Donna earned her master’s degree in mental health counseling from Argosy University’s Sarasota campus in April of 2012. In September 2012 Donna was awarded her license to practice as a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate (LPC-A) and decided to rejoin Peace of Mind, Inc., as an independent associate. Donna remained under clinical supervision of Molly VanDuser until she obtained her LPC in January 2015. Donna represents the practice as a working member of the Lee Harnett County Children’s Collaborative. She also acts as liaison between the agency and the local school systems in Harnett and Lee Counties and assists with collaborative partnerships with local medical practices and the Department of Social Services.

Donna currently accepts Medicaid, IPRS, Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS-NC), Medcost, United Health Care, ComPsych, Magellean, Coventry, TriCare Standard, TriCare Prime, Aetna and Self Pay. She is currently accepting referrals for children, adolescents, adults, and families.

 

Judy Glaze

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Judy Glaze holds two associate degrees in Administrative Office Technology and Medical Office Assistant. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked as a Medical Assistant, Collection Manager, and Medical Billing Manager, and Medical Records Manager.

In 2006 Judy created Carolina Outpatient Billing Services, which currently provides insurance authorizations and medical billing for Peace of Mind, Inc., in addition to several other Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapy Assistants in the Sandhills area of North Carolina.

Specialized projects have included: policy and procedure development; medical record review and audit; credentialing and contracting; training in medical records management, insurance panel procedures; and, cost report preparation. She has expertise in QuickBooks Pro; Excel Spread Sheets; and Access Databases.

 
 

Pamela Bertolino

  pam@peace-of-mind-inc.com

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Pam has worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Psychotherapist for the past thirty years. She earned her MSW from Boston University and completed her internship and training at the renowned McLean Psychiatric hospital in Belmont MA. She continued to work in inpatient psychiatry, specializing in treating family members of the mentally ill for several years and then moved on to medical and geriatric psychiatry, community mental health, and eventually private practice. She has worked with Peace of Mind, Inc. since September of 2012.

Upon moving to North Carolina, she worked at Wake County Behavioral Health Services as a psychotherapist for five years. She has worked with a wide spectrum of mental health clients from the SPMI (severely and persistently mentally ill) population to those dealing with an acute life transition, such as divorce, major illness in the family or other life event. She was the lead clinician in the Integrated Care Grant between CCNC (Community Care of North Carolina), Wake County and Apex Family Medicine. In this position, she was integral at carving out a role for psychotherapy in a medical setting. This helped to form her strong belief in the mind/body connection..

Pam has an extensive background in family systems theory and when possible believes strongly in involving family members in treatment. She has run groups for adolescent girls, grief and loss, parenting skills and DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy). Training includes: CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), TFCBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), SFBT (solution focused brief treatment) and many more. She believes in combining all of her training and skills to meet the needs of each individual client, couple, group or family. In June of 2014, she completed a Certificate Training in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders sponsored by The National Alliance of the Mentally Ill in North Carolina, Postpartum Support International and The University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She is currently completing screenings and treatment for women suffering with this underdiagnosed obstetric and psychiatric complication. .

Specialties: Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Couples/Marital Therapy , Crisis Counseling, Family therapy, Parenting issues, Depression and Anxiety, Bipolar Illness, Grief and Loss, Caretaker Stress, Pre-marital counseling, Coping with Medical illnesses, Women’s issues, and General Adjustment issues. Pam also enjoys supervising MSW and BSW students as well as recent graduates applying for licensure..

Pam holds her license to practice Clinical Social Work in North Carolina and she maintains her license in Massachusetts. Pam is credentialed by several insurance panels and Employee Assistance Programs.. She also provides Clinical Supervision..

 
 

Mary Palmiter

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Mary Palmiter joined the practice in 2010 as the Office Manager and Treasurer of Peace of Mind, Inc., after moving to North Carolina from New York State. Mary is the group’s liaison with local medical practices in obtaining referrals and medical necessity statements for clients. She works closely with Carolina Outpatient Billing Services in verifying insurance authorizations and determining deductibles and copayments, as well as invoicing patient accounts. Mary also leads the practice in responding to incoming phone calls, business solicitations, reminder calls.

Mary works with Peace of Mind, Inc.’s owner, Molly VanDuser, on all financial matters, including check issuance, monthly reconciliation statements, grant writing, annual budget, and profit/loss statements.