Providers

Courtney N. Compagnone, M.A., Psy.D.
Founder of Clear View Counseling Center
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

10.12.18 Clear View Counsling Center80737Dr. Compagnone is a Maryland Licensed psychologist.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, a Master of Arts Degree in Professional Psychology and a Doctor of Psychology from William James College.  She received formal training at McLean Hospital Women’s Treatment Program and Klarman Eating Disorders Center, both Harvard teaching facilities.  She was affiliated with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children providing services for children, adolescents, and their families. In addition, she has clinical experience in a variety of settings including residential treatment programs hospital emergency departments, and inpatient units.  She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Sheppard Pratt Health System in the Trauma Disorders Program offering individual and group therapy, psychological assessment, and consultation services for inpatient and outpatient settings, with specialty training in adults with complex trauma.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Dr. Compagnone provides psychotherapy to adolescents and adults presenting with symptoms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, gender and sexuality issues, anxiety disorders, Bipolar Disorder and depression.

Sarah R. Rovnak, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

CF080754Dr. Rovnak is a Maryland licensed psychologist committed to providing high quality, evidenced-based care to individuals in the greater Annapolis area. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Virginia Tech, followed by a masters and doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Louisville. Dr. Rovnak’s training also included a one-year clinical internship at the University of Louisville School of Medicine followed by a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Rovnak has authored and co-authored a number of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals in the area of anxiety disorders.

Dr. Rovnak’s treatment approach draws from evidence-based treatment modalities, including cognitive behavioral strategies and mindfulness. She works with individuals of all ages, who are struggling with symptoms of stress, anxiety, and other fear-based conditions, to help them regain a sense of control and significantly improve their lives. In particular, she has a unique interest and expertise in working with those who suffer from symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and hoarding. In fact, she is one of the few psychologists in the area who has completed specialized training in Exposure + Response Prevention (E/RP). E/RP has received ample support from clinical trials as an effective alternative to medication and is considered the gold standard for treating OCD, panic disorder, and most types of phobias.

Dr. Rovnak is also available for professional consultation in case conceptualization and treatment planning, as well as evidence-based practices for these disorders.

 

Megan J. Yount, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

CF080776Megan J. Yount is a licensed clinical social worker with over ten years of education and experience in the field.  As a native Marylander, Mrs. Yount is passionate about serving our community.  Mrs. Yount earned her bachelor’s of social work degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.  In 2009, she earned her master’s degree in social work (MSW) from University of Maryland School of Social Work where she specialized with a Clinical Concentration in working with children and families.  Throughout her career, Mrs. Yount has earned several certifications.  She is a Maryland board approved clinical supervisor where she provides education and training to social work students.  Mrs. Yount is certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and she is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals,

Mrs. Yount has an impressive and extensive history providing therapeutic services to survivors of trauma in a variety of clinical settings including residential treatment facilities, schools, and in the home and community.  In addition, Mrs. Yount has experience with crisis stabilization and planning with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Mrs. Yount provides individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, sexual trauma, and adolescent behavioral issues and conduct disorder.  Her approach to therapy is cognitively based with an emphasis on individual strengths and goals.

 

Alice Sixbey, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

alice headshot 2018Alice Sixbey is a Maryland licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C) specializing in the treatment of anxiety, phobias, marital issues, depression, and other mood disorders. Alice obtained her Bachelor of Social Work from Concord University and further graduated with a Master of Social Work from West Virginia University.  She has completed a certificate in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy from Behavioral Tech and practices using evidence based therapies.

Alice has worked with a variety of clients in mental health settings including veterans experiencing combat related trauma with the Veterans Health Administration and active duty service men/women with the Naval Family Advocacy Program.  She has had additional work experience at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and community outpatient mental health clinics.  In these settings, she has had experience working with adults struggling with anxiety, depression, stress/anger management, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, domestic violence, grief and loss, and end of life issues with geriatric clients.

Alice’s therapeutic approach is one that provides a supportive environment to facilitate a decrease in symptoms of stress and anxiety with an increase in emotional self regulation, resiliency, mindfulness, to reach a goal of positive health behaviors.  This approach assists clients with action oriented plans to develop strategies and techniques to help them attain their therapeutic goals.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Alice provides psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults who are experiencing anxiety, phobias, depression, PTSD, grief, and marital issues.

 

Lisa L. Kliever, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LBK PhotoLisa L. Kliever is a licensed clinical social worker with over 18 years of experience in the field of mental health and over 9 years of experience as a practicing clinician.  Ms. Kliever has an impressive educational background including two Master’s degrees: a Masters of Social Work from Salisbury University and a Masters of Science in Leisure Studies from Penn State.  In addition to her graduate studies, Ms. Kliever has earned several advanced trauma certifications, including a year-long collaborative with Dr. Bessel Van Der Kolk and the Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute (JRI).  She is an Advanced Certified Trauma Professional (Levels I & II) with the Ferentz Institute and she is also a Certified Anger Management Specialist.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Ms. Kliever provides individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.  She specializes in identifying and healing the impact of chronic complex trauma and single-incident trauma.  In addition helping clients heal from their traumatic experiences, she also provides treatment for individuals with co-occurring substance abuse disorders, anxiety disorders, mood and depressive disorders, and works with youth-at-risk.

During her summers, Ms. Kliever works in collaboration with the Equine Discovery Center and therapeutic barn on the Eastern Shore, offering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning for both youths-at-risk and adjudicated youths. As a Certified EAGALA Mental Health Professional, this equine psychotherapy model pairs nicely with traditional mental health practice making sessions both clinically powerful and experiential in nature. Her latest venture is pairing Dr. Brené Brown’s Daring Greatly™ and Rising Strong™ models with the EAGLA Model Equine Assisted Learning experience.