Our professional therapists are featured below in alphabetical order by last name.
Robert K. Devies, Ph.D.
Dr. Devies is a co-founder of Psychological and Family Consultants, Inc. (PFC). He earned a B.A. in psychology and M.A. in rehabilitation counseling from Bowling Green State University.Read More
David J. Gannon, Ph.D.
Dr. Gannon earned a B.A. from Kent State University in education, sociology, and political science. He later earned an M.A. in counseling from the University of Akron. He subsequently became certified as a National Clinical Counselor and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.Read More
Monica Hess, LPCC
Monica Hess received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and continued on to earn her Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Development at Walsh University. Monica was licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board in 2013 as a professional counselor.Read More
Thomas E. Pickton, Ph.D.
Dr. Pickton earned a B.S. from Miami University in speech pathology and audiology. He holds an M.Ed. in behaviorally disordered children from Xavier Universty. Changing his career to mental health, he completed an M.S. and Ed.S. from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in counseling psychology and school psychology respectively. His Ph.D. was obtained from the University of Mississippi inRead More
Holly Orwick-Pederzolli, M.A., PCC-S
Ms. Orwick-Pederzolli earned a B.A. from Mount Union College in psychology and business administration and an M.A. in mental health counseling from Walsh University. She became licensed with the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board as a Professional Clinical Counselor in 2002 and earned her supervision designation in 2006.Read More
Laurel Smith, Psy.D.
Dr. Smith brings a wealth of expertise and experience in a variety of applied psychology in the following areas: clinical and rehabilitation psychology, adolescent forensic evaluations, child sexual abuse and domestic violence assessment and treatment, geriatrics and consultation to various organizations and agencies including administration of a community family service agency.Read More
Tim Morber, BA, M.Ed., LPCC
Tim has lived and worked in the Akron/Canton area all his life. He was born and raised in Akron and attended the University of Akron. There he completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree. He stayed close to home and earned a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Counseling and Human Development from Kent State University. He did some post-graduate work, also at Kent, and then embarked on his profesRead More
Charles Sabaka, BA, MA, LPCC
Chuck Sabaka earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Malone College(University) in Sociology and Religion and a Master’s Degree from Walsh College(University) in Counseling and Human Development. Chuck began his career with the Canton City Schools and also worked eight years with the Stark County Family Court, as a Juvenile Probation Officer dealing with serious and repetitive offenders. He also conduRead More
Matthew Paris, Psy.D
Dr. Paris was raised in Akron, Ohio, completed his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University, and received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He completed an APA accredited, internship at The Youth Opportunity Center in Muncie, Indiana. He was licensed as a psychologist in 2011. In his first job after licensure, he conducted disabRead More