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Angel E. McLaughlin is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer  (CBIST) and a Licensed Professional  Counselor (LPC)  in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  She obtained a Masters degree in Psychological Counseling and a Masters degree in Education from Columbia University.

Over the past 20 years she has worked in a variety of behavioral health settings such as hospitals, partial hospitals, outpatient clinics, day programs, group homes and community treatment.  Populations served include young adults, adults, parolees, couples, families and the brain injured. 

Angel is a member of the following professional associations:  American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Association, Brain Injury Association of America/Pennsylvania, International Coach Federation, Association for Play Therapy, Employee Assistance Professionals Association, American Multicultural Counseling & Diversity and the International Association of Marriage & Family Counseling.

She founded Aspire Counseling and Consulting (AC&C) to provide a unique blend of services for clients looking for extraordinary results. She currently serves as the CEO with a mission to inspire clientele, network with professionals and educate the public.  It is located in the heart of the Poconos, a community in which she calls home.  AC&C is a member of the Pocono Mountain Chamber of Commerce.

To view her Psychology Today profile click here.


Jamie Kovacs is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Behavior Specialist in the state of Pennsylvania. She obtained a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Centenary College.  Additionally, Jamie has obtained specialized training to become certified in Disaster Crisis Outreach.

Over the past 10 years she has worked in a variety of behavioral health settings such as group homes, outpatient settings and community treatment.  She has worked with adults, young adults and families.  She is passionate about instilling hope in others to work towards reaching their goals.

To view her Psychology Today profile click here.


Amy L. Sadler obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Counseling and Human Services from The University of Scranton and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Montclair State University .  She is currently working towards her License in Professional Counseling (LPC).  Amy began working with the traumatic brain injury (TBI) population in 2004.  Her experience included providing cognitive rehabilitative therapies while developing treatment plans and implementing compensatory strategies.  Her primary goal was to assist these individuals and families with integrating back into the community, work and/or school.  Her most recent experience is as a Clinical Specialist in a Partial Care setting.  She provides group therapy and individual counseling for those who have severe mental health diagnoses and co-occurring disorders.  Populations treated include, but are not limited to:  Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse Disorders, Schizophrenia/Schizoaffective Disorders and Major Depressive Disorders. 






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