Meet Our Team

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.

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

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.

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.

Miya Williams, Psy.D.
Psychological Associate

Miya Headshot 3 (1)Dr. Miya Williams is a Psy.D. graduate from George Washington University (GWU). She received a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling at Johns Hopkins University, as well as her master’s in Clinical Psychology from GWU. Dr. Williams has trained at various sites and has worked with very diverse populations. She began her clinical work as a master’s level intern treating substance abuse patients at Harding Consulting, a private practice in Baltimore. Dr. Williams then worked with victims and offenders of domestic violence at The Abused Persons’ Program at The Department of Health and Human Services in Rockville, MD. On a doctoral level, Dr. Williams trained as an extern in GWU’s Center Clinic treating adults in an outpatient setting, followed by two years of externship training and subsequent work as a psychological associate at Expressive Therapy Center in Rockville. Dr. Williams conducted individual, family and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults, and provided psychological assessment. Dr. Williams completed an additional externship at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center working with veterans in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center providing group and individual therapy, and program evaluation. She completed her doctoral internship training at GWU’s Counseling Center, (also known as Mental Health Services), working with undergraduate and graduate students, providing group and individual therapy, program evaluation and outreach services. Dr. Williams began her post-doctoral work caring for students at the Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center as a Staff Psychologist, and most recently in the inpatient residential treatment center at Saint Luke Institute. She acquired extensive clinical skills working with religious with personality disorders and maladaptive characterological traits, sexual, identity, developmental and interpersonal issues, and addictions.

Dr. Williams’s clinical interests include trauma, identity development, attachment, relationships, psychodynamic/psychanalytic theory, assessment and understanding clients’ life challenges from a multicultural and developmental perspective. Although she considers herself to be an integrative therapist, her focus is grounded primarily in insight-oriented interventions including psychodynamic, existential and interpersonal therapy. Dr. Williams also incorporates Reality Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address more immediate and symptomatic needs.