Therapists

Therapists

Director: Meg Clark Soriano, MA, LPC, ACS, RPT-S has enjoyed helping children, adults, and their families for over 30 years. She founded the Center for Counseling and Education, LLC in 1996. Meg’s approach is compassionate and practical. While clients appreciate her warmth and down-to-earth style, Meg has extensive training in cutting-edge therapeutic modalities which offer consistent and often rapid improvements for clients.

Cristina Ayala, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides a compassionate atmosphere to empower individuals and families to make positive changes in their lives.  Cristina uses an individualized approach to promote healing for the many unique challenges that clients may face.

Cheryl Cifelli, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has extensive training and experience in the mental health field. Cheryl helps children, adolescents, adults and families who struggle with issues such as anxiety, depression, grief, loss, parent-child relationship issues and addiction.

Susan A. Clark, MIA, MS, LPC brings over 25 years of experience in health and educational program development and advising to CFCE. Having lived in Mexico and Spain, Susan is bilingual and offers counseling in Spanish.
She has expertise in cross-cultural issues and in parenting adopted children from different backgrounds.

Lynn DeLaurentis, LPC, RPT is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been working in the mental health field for the past 9 years, with an initial focus on biofeedback and stress management. She currently helps children, adolescents, adults, and couples who struggle with headaches, anger management, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, BFRBs (Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors such as skin-picking, hair pulling & nail biting), grief, loss, life transitions, marriage, parent-child relationship issues and trauma.

Rachel Hutnick, MA, LPC, RPT  a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist, utilizes a collaborative approach that is playful and compassionate. She brings a friendly and comforting presence to her work with children, adolescents, young adults, families and groups.

Angela Mancao, MSW, LSW is a licensed social worker who provides compassionate care to all she meets, striving to create a safe and comfortable environment for her clients to share their story and learn ways to improve their wellbeing. Angela understands that no two people are the same or experience the same hardships, which is why she tailors treatment to best fit her clients’ needs and preferences.

Emily C. Soriano, MA earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in Psychology at the University of Arizona. Currently, Emily is pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Delaware.

Kimberly Sorgenti, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with children, teens, and families for over the past ten years. She specializes in many areas including anxiety, attachment, trauma, and grief and loss issues. Kim works together with her clients by creating a therapeutic space for them to learn and grow.

Mickey Steinitz, MSW, LCSW is passionate about children and has worked exclusively with children and their families for over twenty years. She believes that every child has the potential to be a happy successful adult. She believes that when a child is acting out at home or in school the behavior is an unsuccessful attempt to communicate a problem to the adults in their world.

Kristin Tomasello, LAC is a Licensed Associate Counselor at CFCE, brings a genuine and compassionate understanding to her work with clients of all ages.
Kristin received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2013 and received a Master of the Arts in Counseling from Arcadia University with concentrations in child therapy, family therapy, and trauma in May 2018.

Mary Wightman, MSW, LCSW, RPT-S is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been passionate about helping children, teens, adults and couples for over twenty-five years. Using strength based approaches and evidenced based modalities, Mary empowers her clients to overcome personal obstacles to improve their relationships and their lives.