Professionals

Dawn

Dawn Smith

Dawn Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. She earned her B.S. from Slippery Rock University, her M.A. from Kent State University and her Ph.D. from Walden University. Her dissertation and research focused on shame and guilt as it relates to sex offender empathy.

Dawn is a member of the National Forensic Counselors, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and International Association for Trauma Specialists. She currently is on the Mercer County Mental Health/Developmental Services Advisory Board.

Dawn is the owner and Clinical Director of All About Life Counseling Services. She opened All About Life in 2007. Over the past 20 years, Dawn has had experience working with clients in a variety of settings including inpatient, residential, outpatient, school, corrections, and the work place. Her role within these settings have been; counseling (individual, group and family), crisis debriefing, psycho-educational testing psychological testing and BHRS assessments. 

Dawn is a happily married mother of three boys. She was born and raised in Hermitage, Pa. She enjoys roller skating, bowling and most of all spending quality time with her family.

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Elizabeth Buchanan

Elizabeth has been working with children, adolescents, families and adults in the Mercer and Lawrence County area since 2004. Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in psychology and a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Elizabeth is a National Certified Counselor and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. She has been trained in Attachment Based Family Therapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy and is a Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. She is a member of the Lawrence County Suicide Prevention Coalition. Elizabeth believes that self care both physically and mentally, as well as a positive self worth are important no matter what the age of the client!

Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her children and husband, running, working out, spending time with her animals and going to the beach for family vacations!

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Rebecca Banjak

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Tracy

Tracy Apa

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Debrah Kulusich, MSED, LPC

Debrah holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Youngstown State University. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA for over 20 years. She has been associated with mental health entities and services in Mercer County since 1994 working in a variety of roles and positions solely dealing with youth. She helped establish Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. in Mercer County in 1994 where she served as Director for over 10 years. She has been in private practice and also worked in managed care as well before joining All About Life Counseling Services.

Debrah joined All About Life Counseling Services in 2010 where she currently serves as a psychological delegate performing psychological evaluations for children and youth in Western PA.

Geoff

Geoffrey Hudak

Geoff has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania since 2009. He has worked extensively with people across their life span in a variety of settings. Geoff earned his Psy. D. at Chatham University and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at a private practice in Pittsburgh. He completed his pre-doctoral internship in Mercer County. He earned his Master of Arts at Waynesburg University and Bachelor of Arts at Allegheny College. Geoff uses a variety of evidence based interventions dependent upon the person’s presenting difficulties. Geoff firmly believes that in order for therapy to be effective that is critical to meet people where they are at in their journey in life.

Geoff’s favorite activities are being a husband and father as well as being outdoors with his family.

Dr. Craig

Dr. Robert Craig

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