Welcome to Behavioral Health Services
Psychologists and Therapists in Johnstown, PA
Behavioral Health Services is a branch of Pediatric Care Specialists with locations in Richland, Johnstown, Ebensburg and Somerset Pennsylvania. We are a mental health agency offering psychology, therapy and counseling services for all ages. Some of the services we offer include but are not limited to:
- Individual Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Marriage and Couples
- Group Therapy
- Parent Training
- Play Therapy
- Screenings for Autism
- Spectrum Disorders
Please feel free to browse our site, knowing that it is our goal to provide the highest level of care to every individual with whom we work.
Brian McLeary, M.Ed., NCC, LPC
Mr. McLeary earned his Master’s degree in Educational Psychology in 1999 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Prior to joining PCS, he had his own private practice and worked for two different schools where 100% of the students had a learning difference. Mr. McLeary joined PCS in 2007 and provides child, adolescent, adult, family and group therapy. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, he enjoys working with anxiety and anger management. He is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Pennsylvania Counseling Association and is a National Board Certified Counselor.
Prudence Shaulis, LPC
Ms. Shaulis received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with a Child and Adolescent focus from Chatham College in 2006. She has been working with children and their families since 2005 and has extensive training in Strategic Family Therapy. Ms. Shaulis has provided intense therapy in the home, school, and community settings. Prior to joining Behavioral Health Services in 2011, Ms. Shaulis served as the director of two separate agencies focusing on intensive in-home therapy for at-risk children. In May 2015, MS. Shaulis became certified...
Ashley Goncher, LPC, NCC
Ms. Goncher received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University in Maryland in 2007. She became a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland in 2010 and in Pennsylvania in 2012. Ms. Goncher is also a National Certified Counselor. She has been working with children, adolescents, and their families since 2005 in group and individual therapy and has provided counseling in home, community, and college settings. Prior to joining PCS, she worked with young adults with learning and psychological disabilities...
Joshua Watt, Psy. D
Dr. Watt received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with specialized child and family training. He also received Baccalaureate and Master's degrees from IUP. Dr. Watt completed his internship at the Watson Institute in Sewickley, PA working with children and their families. He also received training at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - Child Development Unit as a student at IUP. Dr. Watt has experience treating and assessing children with all mental illnesses and has specialized in working with children with autism spectrum disorders...
Erin Shutty, M.S.
Ms. Shutty received her Master's Degree in General Psychology from Mount Aloysius College in 2007 and received her Bachelor's Degree in Biobehavioral Health from the Pennsylvania State University in State College in 2003. She has been working individually with children and their families within wraparound services since 2004. Ms. Shutty has been actively involved in child and adolescent treatment providing intensive therapy in the home, school, and community settings in the form of behavioral management and mobile therapy. She has collaborated with local school...
Kristen Bollinger, M.S.
Ms. Bollinger received her Master's degree in Professional Counseling from Carlow University in 2013, and her Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2008 from the University of Pittsburgh. She became a Licensed Professional Counselor in 2016, and joined PCS in the same year. She has been working in this and related fields for ten years, and has experience with couples/marriage, family, child, adult, and...
Erin Bougher, MSW
Ms. Bougher received her Masters Degree in General Psychology from the University of the Rockies in 2013 and received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Science from Ashford University in 2010. She has been working individually with children of multiple disabilities since 2006. Ms. Bougher had been actively involved in child and adolescent treatment providing intensive therapy in the home, school, and community settings. In 2015, she worked with school districts in Cambria County as...
Crystal Simms, LPC
Ms. Simms received her Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2006. She received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2013. In 2016 she became a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. Ms. Simms has over 10 years of experience in mental health. Ms. Simms has experience in couples/marriage and family counseling, working with children, adults and adolescents. Ms. Simms has had 8 years of experience working with children with autism. Ms. Simms also...
Lauren Erickson, M.A.
Ms. Erickson received her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Texas Tech University in 2015. She has been working with children, adolescents, and their families since 2011. Ms. Erickson has been actively involved in child and adolescent treatment providing therapy in the community and home setting with a focus in behavioral management and truancy.
Jodi Hockenberry, LSW
Ms. Hockenberry received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare from Bloomsburg University in 1993. Ms. Hockenberry in now licensed by the State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. She has worked extensively with children and adolescents since 2015 in the school, home, and community settings, through local wraparound agencies. Ms. Hockenberry has worked closely with individuals and families in order to provide...
Ian Goncher, Psy. DDr. Goncher received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Loyola University, Maryland with focused training in child and pediatric psychology. Dr. Goncher completed a pre-doctoral internship at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, a joint affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland. At Mt. Washington, Dr. Goncher received intensive training providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychological/neuropsychological assessment, and specialty pediatric psychology services in Mt. Washington’s Center for Pediatric...
Tracy Tredennick, MSW, LCSW
Ms. Tredennick earned her Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Clinical Social Worker and is licensed by the State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors. She is a certified trauma therapist and received her certification in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing). Tracy specializes in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Tracy has extensive experience in assessing and treating child abuse, sexual assault and domestic...