Compassionately Leading People Toward Wholeness
Kara has a Master's Degree from the University of Akron School of Social Work. She is a licensed social worker and has worked in the social work field for over ten years. She has experience in a variety of settings including community mental health, long term care and Hospice. Kara is familiar with the needs and culture of the plain community. She has experience treating severe and persistent mental illness, depression, anxiety and bereavement. Clients may request the opportunity to explore or utilize their faith in their counseling process.
Kara is married and the mother of 2 small children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and reading.
Kara will be seeing clients on Mondays at our Fountain Office. We are glad to welcome her to our staff.
The monthly topic for November is one that really hits home for many people in our community and many other communities in Ohio and beyond.
Leah Smith, LPC has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary. Leah has experience working in community mental health with a wide variety of clients such as adolescents, couples, families, adults and groups. Leah is passionate about helping clients integrate their faith with their mental well-being. Clients may request the opportunity to explore or utilize Christian values in their counseling process.
Married to a minister, Leah finds joy in assisting with the church’s spiritual needs. Leah enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 kids doing things such as hiking, swimming and camping.
Thank you to a generous community member who donated toward the purchase of two benches for clients and their families to use at both our Mt. Eaton and Fountain offices. Pictured is the bench looking out across the pond at the Fountain office. Thanks to the many community members who support the mission and values of SpringHaven in a multitude of ways.