Molly VanDuser

  molly@peace-of-mind-inc.com

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Molly graduated with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Alfred University in 1999, where she attended classes with William Powell. Following graduation she worked with Mr. Powell at Family Service Society, in Bath, NY, and at Noyes Memorial Mental Health Clinic, in Dansville, NY, where they co-facilitated 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. She 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 contracted with KidsPeace Therapeutic Foster Care in Hope Mills as an outpatient family therapist. She also worked with Holly Hills Hospital 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.

Along with other projects, Molly became involved with COPE NC, a distance-counseling pilot program working with the North Carolina National Guard. She also volunteered with Give an Hour (GAH) and Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS), as well as American Red Cross Disaster Team, and Wounded Warrior Project.

In August of 2007 Ms. VanDuser formed Peace of Mind, Inc., which has become known as one of the first specialized outpatient clinics treating trauma by utilizing evidence-based or “best” practices. She was joined by Mr. Powell and then later gained the opportunity to add three other contracted treatment specialists, Pamela Bertolino, Donna Rogers, and Whitney Gregg. Molly is currently one of the mental health treatment team members in the first Veterans Treatment Court in North Carolina, located in Harnett County.

The goal at Peace of Mind, Inc. is to treat presenting problems in an efficient manner and to help create positive change in the lives of others. Populations currently served are: military personnel and their families; veterans; victims of abuse; foster families; and emergency services personnel. General counseling is also offered for various issues such as adjustment concerns; depression and anxiety; grief and loss; PTSD; DID; OCD; as well as family therapy, including blended families. The practice provides Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) for emergency services agencies and all of the therapists have certifications and expertise that often leads to consultations and presentations with various government agencies.

Molly serves as the chief executive officer at Peace of Mind, Inc., and she provides clinical supervision graduate practicum/intern students as well as Licensed Professional Counselor Associates (LPCA), who have a strong interest in learning more about trauma treatment and work with the military personnel and veterans.

 
 

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 32 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), 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 Autism Spectrum Disorder through UNC TEACCH Autism Program and is working towards a specialty in ASD.

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), and Self Pay. She is currently accepting referrals for children, adolescents, adults, and families.

 

Judy Glaze

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judyglaze@hotmail.com

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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 licenses to practice Clinical Social Work in both North Carolina and Massachusetts and is credentialed by several insurance panels and Employee Assistance Programs. She also provides Clinical Supervision.

 

Whitney Gregg

  Whitney@peace-of-mind-inc.com

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Whitney Gregg is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who earned her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN in 2013. In 2010, Whitney volunteered with Fuller Performance Learning Center to facilitate a support group for teenage parents/pregnant teenagers called “A Mother’s Love.” Participating in this support group confirmed Whitney’s passion to continue working in the community, looking for ways to assist in supporting mental health in children, youth, and adults.

Whitney’s professional experience in mental health began while working on the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Service Members (STARRS) research project from 2011-2013. This exposed her to populations of soldiers who were currently serving as active duty service members from CONUS duty stations, pre/post deployment, and in an inpatient/psychiatric ward setting. Whitney completed her internship training at Peace of Mind, Inc. under the supervision of William Powell, where she gained experience with multiple populations.

Among active duty service members, Whitney has had experience counseling children ages 4-18 adults, and couples. Areas of specialty include treatment and management of ADHD, sexual trauma, PTSD, anxiety and depression. Whitney also has experience with individuals facing grief, major life adjustments, chronic illnesses, and depression. Whitney has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Traumatic Grief , Motivational Interviewing, life skills, parenting skills, and couple’s therapy. Alongside the specific mastered styles of therapy, Whitney is also eclectic, utilizing styles of therapy that best fit the client and their individual needs.

 
 

Mary Palmiter

  MJ@peace-of-mind-inc.com

 

 

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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.