Meet Our Team

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

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.  In addition, Dr. Compagnone has advanced training in the provision of mental health services for patients struggling with grief and loss and earned certification as a Grief Counseling Specialist (CGCS) in 2020.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Dr. Compagnone provides psychotherapy to a small caseload of adolescents and adults presenting with symptoms related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Eating Disorders, gender and sexuality issues, anxiety disorders, and depression.  Dr. Compagnone no longer accepts referrals for new patients.  Instead she focuses her professional interests in growing the practice, mentorship, supervision of early career clinicians, professional consultation, and community engagement.

Heather Knox, LCSW-C
Certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Clinical Supervisor

Knox PhotoHeather Knox is a Maryland licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C). In 1992, Ms. Knox earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.  Immediately thereafter, she enrolled in Florida State University where she earned a Masters in Clinical Social Work in 1994.  While in graduate school, Ms. Knox trained at Brehon Family Services in Tallahassee, Florida, where she worked with pregnant teenagers, providing psychoeducation to help her patients gain the skills necessary to parent their babies effectively.

Ms. Knox has amassed over 20 years of clinical experience and training working with individuals and families.  She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings.  She is skilled in the treatment of a variety of diagnoses and presenting issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, relationship issues, grief, and parenting issues.  Moreover, Ms. Knox worked at the America World Adoption Association, where she gained extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of international adoption.  In her professional capacity there, Ms. Knox worked with families to help prepare them for their adoption.  She also assisted in working through difficulties that sometimes arose post-adoption, an occurrence that was particularly common among children who had been institutionalized prior to adoption.

When working with patients, Ms. Knox likes to start where they are, and where they feel they need the most help. She combines her empathic listening skills with her ability to help her patients create solutions to the issues that may be blocking their ability to enjoy life to their fullest potential.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Heather provides individual psychotherapy to adults presenting with an array of issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, women’s issues, adjustment disorders, grief and loss, family conflict and relationship issues.  She is passionate about working with trauma and specializes in the treatment of PTSD and domestic violence.  Ms. Knox lives in Annapolis, Maryland.  In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, watching movies, and playing with her dogs and cats.

Crystal Stewart, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Crystal Stewart PhotoCrystal Stewart is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with over 4 years of clinical mental health experience. A proud DC native, Ms. Stewart appreciates the unique challenges and advantages to inner city life and has over 15 years of experience working with high risk youth, adults, and communities.

Ms. Stewart graduated from Loyola University of Maryland’s Pastoral Counseling program and is passionate about helping clients explore the relationship between faith and health.  Her therapeutic approach is eclectic and most often incorporates Person-Centered, Adlerian, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral concepts. Ms. Stewart is also trained in Multisystemic Therapy, an intensive family and community based approach that addresses the environmental influences on high risk youth.  Although Ms. Stewart has extensive experience working with adolescents, she works with individuals across the lifespan with a wide range of concerns including, but not limited to  trauma, substance use, anxiety,  depression, bipolar disorder, stress and anger management.

No matter the age or concern, A client can expect an authentic, empathic, and effective psychotherapist. Her primary goals are to:

  • To help clients understand and address the specific barriers that prevent them from accomplishing goals.
  • To encourage the discovery and acceptance of innate gifts to help clients confidently show up in the world.
  • To remind clients that they are worth the effort it takes to achieve healing.
Odin Hanks, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker

Odin PhotoRobert “Odin” Hanks is a Maryland Licensed Master Social Worker. In 2018, Odin earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. After earning his bachelor’s, Odin worked with the developmentally disabled population while also working towards his Master’s in Social Work from Salisbury University. While working through the graduate program, Odin was able to work through the clinical pieces of his client’s service plans, including therapy services, behavior plans, and learning the skill of “seeing the person behind the diagnosis”.

Upon receiving his social work licensure, Odin worked as a medical social worker at Franklin Square Medical Center juggling intake assessments, equipment deliveries, hospice conversations, work with patients going through substance use and recovery, and connect patients with home health services. After almost a year in this setting, Odin became a travel social worker where he worked in both the Denver and Boston areas. 

While working as a travel social worker, Odin continued in both medical and school social work. As Odin worked in the school system, he worked in middle schools with youth who were diagnosed with Severe Emotional Disability. In this work, Odin worked with these youth in one-on-one counseling sessions to help them learn coping skills, explore situations, and understand the meaning behind their emotions. 

Odin believes in using a variety of techniques in therapy, with the focus on being around using techniques that can best benefit the client. Odin is an openly gay cisgender male, and strives to create a warm and inviting environment, so clients can feel safe and secure while discussing the easy and not so easy topics.

Kedlyne Demosthene, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker

DEmosthene CVCC Bio PictureKedlyne Demosthene is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Maryland.

Ms. Demosthene earned her Bachelors of Arts in psychology at Rutgers University in New Jersey, then continued her education at West Virginia University.

In her early career, Ms. Demosthene worked in the nonprofit industry where she assisted Newark Housing Authority create fair and equal policies for low-income families to obtain affordable housing.

After working with low-income families, Ms. Demosthene began to grow interest in addiction due to the alarming increase of overdoses. Ms. Demosthene moved to West Virginia, the state with the leading rate in overdoses, to work hands on in the opioid crisis. Ms. Demosthene began working at Home Base Inc. where she trained to provide therapy for people in active addiction. While training, Ms. Demosthene provided intensive parenting and life skills education to assist parents in regaining custody of their children. She reunited over 50+ parents with their children, provided individualized parenting counseling and therapy to parent successfully and overcome addiction.

Next, Ms. Demosthene began working with the Marion County Health Department and helped create a Harm Reduction Team. Ms. Demosthene was responsible for responding to non-fatal overdoses, and coordinating a multidisciplinary team to assist clients in obtaining MAT and substance abuse treatment.

Afterwards, Ms. Demosthene moved to Baltimore, Maryland to work at Powell Recovery center where she provided clinical therapy to people recovering from addiction. Kedlyne provided group therapy that addressed but was not limited to: trauma, grief, symptom management, interpersonal relationships, anger management, etc. Ms. Demosthene also provided Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which focuses on negative and unhelpful thought, behavior patterns, treating suicidal and other self-destructive behaviors. Ms. Demosthene also used Motivational Therapy, Supportive Therapy, and Strength-Based Therapy to help individuals gain coping skills, confidence, and a positive self-esteem, etc.

At the Clear View Counseling Center, Ms. Demosthene provides psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

Kate Graham, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker
Certified Grief Informed Professional

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Kate Graham is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Maryland.
She is also a Certified Grief Informed Professional (CGIP) in order to better assist clients struggling with grief and loss. She has experience working with children and adults in the behavioral health care setting and in both individual and group
counseling. Her experience in behavioral health started when she was employed as a
direct practice mental health worker at a residential facility for adults with serious
mental illness and co-occurring mental health and substance use issues. While being
employed in community mental health, Ms. Graham attained a bachelor’s in social
work from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). For her
undergraduate field placement, she interned at an elementary school, where she
provided social work services to children through short-term individual and group
counseling. At this internship, Ms. Graham gained experience working with family
systems, children’s mental health, and youth with different abilities.

In 2021, Ms. Graham relocated to Cleveland, Ohio, to attend Case Western Reserve
University for graduate school, where she took a range of social work courses in areas
including mental health, family systems, trauma-informed care with children and
families, group therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing.
While working toward her master’s degree, Ms. Graham interned at a hospital system,
where she worked collaboratively with adults with substance use disorders and mental
health diagnoses. She gained additional experience providing individual and group
psychotherapy to adults with co-occurring disorders and histories of complex trauma.

As a social worker, Ms. Graham’s therapeutic style involves working collaboratively
with clients to attain their self-defined treatment goals, emphasizing clients’ internal
and external strengths when problem solving, respecting the autonomy and self-
determination of clients, and creating a strong therapeutic alliance based on mutual
respect and trust. Ms. Graham utilizes tenets from a handful of theoretical
frameworks, including trauma-informed cognitive behavior therapy (TI-CBT),
cognitive processing therapy (CPT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and narrative
exposure therapy (NET). Alongside these evidence-based frameworks, Ms. Graham
communicates with clients using motivational interviewing, which respects clients’
personal motivations to change and involves partnership, acceptance, compassion, and
evocation. She also uses a strengths perspective, which focuses on a client’s strengths
rather than problems and harnesses these strengths to help a client achieve their goals.

Ms. Graham provides individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults
experiencing mental health concerns such as anxiety or depression, serious mental
illness, addiction, a history of trauma, stressful life transitions, relationship issues,
grief and loss, illness, problems at school or work, and issues related to confidence
and self-esteem. She also provides couples and family therapy.

Amanda Siebold, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker

AS PhotoAmanda Siebold is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) who is passionate about helping individuals and families gain healing in their lives and in their relationships. She attended Mount St. Mary’s University for her Bachelor’s degree in English with Secondary Education Certification and taught high school English before studying to become a therapist. Her career as a teacher provided unique insight into working with adolescents and the need for mental health support to help young people thrive in their families, in their relationships, and in their academics.

Ms. Siebold then earned her Master’s in Social Work from Catholic University. During her graduate studies, she gained training and experience in working with the effects of childhood trauma in the field of Treatment Foster Care. In this experience, she acquired formal training in the trauma-informed, attachment-based model TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) which focuses on the importance of connection to heal the effects of complex trauma. She has worked with children, adolescents, families, and adults in a community-based mental health setting to support clients with a variety of mental health and relationship issues.

Ms. Siebold uses a strengths-based perspective when working with clients, recognizing that each person comes with a unique set of abilities, supports, and resiliency. Using an attachment lens, she recognizes that connection is a fundamental aspect of human experience and is a pathway to facilitating healing. Being trauma-informed, she prioritizes patients’ felt-safety within sessions and helps them to develop healthy coping skills from a compassionate, nonjudgmental stance. She believes in providing clients with concrete tools in order to recognize unhelpful scripts they have acquired through relationships and life experiences in order to rewrite their stories to promote restoration, growth, and empowerment. Ms. Siebold focuses on a person-centered approach, acknowledging that the therapeutic relationship is the most important factor in determining the success of a client’s treatment. She believes that warmth and empathy are of utmost importance for clients to feel seen and heard.

Ms. Siebold provides psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She also provides faith-based counseling upon request.

Maria Cole, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker

Maria Cole headshot (3)Maria Cole is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker (LMSW) who also holds a Master of Public Health (MPH). Ms. Cole attended the University of Texas School of Public Health and the University of Texas at Arlington, where she graduated with honors. Her focus in school involved the nexus of macro-level systems and poverty. Ms. Cole formalized her advocacy through work, both academic and professional, and research which synthesized in theses projects centered on alleviating poverty. This work included delving into practical methods to also lessen the pain, trauma and other mental health impacts that poverty can cause. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Public Policy at UMBC.

Ms. Cole’s social work career began in emergency medicine and crisis intervention. Since then, Ms. Cole has worked across the healthcare spectrum including as an inpatient case manager – ranging from perinatal, neonatal, and postpartum disorders to end-of-life, death and dying issues – to an outpatient research case manager. Consistently, throughout her career Ms. Cole has endeavored to help the marginalized fight systems of oppression and ascend to their highest level of health possible. She is passionate about helping a wide range of clients on their respective mental health journeys.

She is an empathetic, warm, and personable therapist. Ms. Cole provides a safe, positive therapeutic environment to aid one’s healing journey through trauma and other diagnoses. Her areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, stress management, self-esteem and identity issues, life transitions, and socioeconomic traumas. She is body positivity, kink, and LGBTQ+ allied. She also works with those who identify as neurodivergent.

DeLicia Boyd, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor

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DeLicia Boyd is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). DeLicia received her Masters of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to this, Ms. Boyd earned her Bachelors of Science in psychology, sociology and anthropology from Towson University.

Ms. Boyd assists patients in creating a more productive, stress-free life by means of counseling. She helps clients to identify cognitive distortions and restructure them in effective ways. She also helps develop boundaries and coping mechanisms. Ms. Boyd has worked with a variety of populations who presented with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety and relationship concerns.

When working with patients, Ms. Boyd utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and person- centered therapy in order to empower clients to confront their challenges. She provides an authentic experience that challenges her patients to push past the feeling of being “stuck”. By building genuine relationships, Ms. Boyd is able to create a safe place for clients to create and effectively implement counseling goals.

Arin Jayes, LGPC, NCC, CBIS, CTP
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
National Certified Brain Injury Specialist
Certified Trauma Professional

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Arin Jayes is a Maryland Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) and a Certified Trauma Professional (CTP). He obtained his Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at The Johns Hopkins University School of Education and he is also a graduate of the LGBT Health Policy and Practice program at The George Washington University.

Arin built his counseling career upon nearly a decade of public service at community mental health organizations, providing vocational rehabilitation and case management services to individuals living with severe mental illness, substance use disorders, and brain injury. These experiences instilled in him an ethic of client self-determination, advocacy, and harm reduction. Arin meets clients where they are by serving as an ally in the therapy process. With kindness as his north star, Arin helps clients prioritize goals in alignment with their values and belief systems.

Arin’s theoretical orientation is grounded in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with a focus on mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. Arin also incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), tailoring techniques to his clients unique needs.

A typical session with Arin is collaborative, psychoeducational, and constructive with a healthy dose of humor. Arin helps clients gain awareness of old patterns that may have helped them in the past but are no longer serving them in the present.  Arin supports clients as they accept what is, identify alternative pathways, and commit to change. Informed by the trauma response, Arin teaches clients skills to regulate their nervous system and catalyze their brain’s natural neuroplasticity.

Arin currently works with adults facing complex challenges such as mood disorders, substance use disorders, grief and loss, aging, disabilities and chronic health conditions, social isolation, unemployment, and gender transitions. Arin is a Body Positive, LGBTQIA+ Affirming, Trauma-Informed, BIPOC allied therapist. The foundation of his practice is based on creating a safe, welcoming environment for clients to heal and grow into their authentic selves.

Katharine Crook
Social Work Intern
Salisbury University MSW Program

KMC Head ShotKatharine Crook is a graduate student at the Salisbury University School of Social Work. She received her undergraduate degree in Business from Washington College in 2019. Ms. Crook has over 20 years of professional experience in the field of financial services where she teamed with individuals, organizations, and communities to meet their goals for growth, development, and problem resolution. Her ability to reflectively listen to and connect with her customers enabled her to more effectively find solutions that would best work for their particular need.  This professional journey has become a new direction for Ms. Crook to partner with others in a therapeutic role. In her transition to a career in Social Work, Katharine hopes to use the wide range of treatment modalities available while engaging in this same person-centered approach.  She feels it is important to respect the perspective of each client and establish a working relationship based on understanding to help develop authentic solutions. Katharine embraces the integrative approach to mental health and wellness taken by Clear View Counseling Center and feels honored to have this moment in time to continue to learn while in service to others. In her free time, Ms. Crook enjoys her family and a deep abiding love for horses and all animals.

Tony Minetola
Social Work Intern
Salisbury University MSW Program

Minetola PhotoTony Minetola is a graduate student in the Masters of Social Work program at Salisbury University. Mr. Minetola has 4 years of experience as a mental health nurse in inpatient settings in Maryland. He spent two years working in a dual diagnosis unit in the Sheppard Pratt Health System, where he assisted a treatment team serving individuals struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders. Following that, he has spent the last two years as part of the team at J. Kent McNew Family Medical Center under Luminis Health AAMC, where he has worked as a psychiatric nurse helping clients with a broad range of mental health issues. In addition to working one on one with patients in these settings, he has guided group meditations and talks related to exploring self-awareness and understanding difficult feelings and thought patterns.

Born and raised in Annapolis, Mr. Minetola earned a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, which allowed him to study Buddhism and other eastern approaches to understanding the mind, applying practical wisdom, and cultivating compassion. He obtained his bachelor’s of nursing degree from the University of Maryland. Mr. Minetola’s long-standing interest in the nature of the mind and in the cultivation of self-awareness and compassion eventually developed into an intention to practice psychotherapy. Although he is familiar with the psychiatric approach to treating mental disorders, he feels it is more supportive to take a holistic approach which is flexible and can include different treatment modalities. In addition to being familiar with widely used therapy practices such as cognitive behavioral therapy, Mr. Minetola views mental health through a transpersonal lens, or a “psychology of being,” to borrow a phrase from Maslow. In short, the essential self is connected to an unlimited source of being and creativity, and healing trauma reconnects us to this source. Internal Family Systems therapy fits especially well with this integral approach, and Mr. Minetola often encourages others to show themselves the same kind of compassion endorsed by IFS, while tapping into the courage to deeply explore one’s inner landscape. Having much personal experience with the mind-body connection, Mr. Minetola also incorporates somatic practices which provide grounding and support the individual’s awareness of their bodily energy.

Mr. Minetola recently married, and helped his wife open an acupuncture practice in Annapolis. He is a co-parent to two wonderful, unique teenagers. He enjoys being out in nature, healthy living, and exploring insightful ideas about how people can thrive, individually and in connection with others.