At Northern Summit, LLC, we realize that no two people are the same, and tailor our therapy to meet your specific needs as an individual. We love helping people understand the things that are holding them back with an in-depth approach. After recognizing underlying problems, clients can fully realize their strengths and adjust certain behaviors and thoughts to see things a different, healthier way..
Northern Summit Counseling
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Carrie A. Singer, M.Ed., LPCC
Carrie A. Singer is a 2002 graduate of Kent State University, and earned a Masters Degree in Education, with an emphasis in Community Counseling. She gained subsequent work experiences in a child/adolescent community mental health agency. Employment and volunteer work at two different rape crisis agencies enhanced Carrie’s skills in the treatment of victims-trauma.
In 2007, Carrie Singer received advanced training in Prolonged Exposure Therapy, (PET) and applied this expertise within a study of this evidence-based treatment method conducted by Kent State University and Summa Health System. PET was selected by the Department of Defense as a Best Practice for returning veterans demonstrating symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Carrie is also trained to treat trauma using Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and she is proficient in using Seeking Safety for individuals who are dual diagnosed with PTSD and substance abuse disorders.
Carrie Singer received an award as a “Portage County Hero” from The Portage County Council for the Prevention of Violence during National Crime Victims’ Right Week in 2006. She has delivered presentations regarding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Prolonged-Exposure Therapy in the treatment of traumatized children, adolescents, and adults.
Additional areas of clinical interest and special focus areas include Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic grief and loss, depression, Adjustment Disorders, women’s issues, stress management, life coaching, the treatment of trauma and mental health disorders in individuals with Developmental Disabilities, and coping with chronic illness and medical trauma. Carrie Singer provides counseling services to the following groups: Children (ages 8 and up), adolescents, and adults.
Christine Sayre, MA, LPCC -S, NADD-CC
Christine Sayre is a 2009 graduate of Walsh University, earning a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She additionally attended Kent State University, and in 1992 earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Ms. Sayre is an independently licensed Supervising Professional Clinical Counselor attaining licensure in 2009 by the State of Ohio’s Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.
Ms. Sayre works in private practice and community mental health settings with adolescents and adults who demonstrate a variety of emotional concerns. She has training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and has assisted adults and adolescents to learn DBT in both group and individual settings. Ms. Sayre also works with children and families struggling with divorce.
In 2018, Ms. Sayre earned certification as a clinically competent certified clinician by the NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs.
Ms. Sayre has engaged in a number of work experiences directed toward the care and treatment of adults, adolescents, and children with various types of developmental disabilities, and has implemented therapeutic interventions for these clients in both residential and community settings. She has conducted training related to the safe and appropriate care of individuals who are developmentally disabled.
- ADHD (treatment)
- Adjustment Disorders
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (treatment)
- Behavior Support Planning
- Borderline Personality Disorder
- Depression/Anxiety Disorders
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Issues for Individuals with Dual Mental Health & Developmental Disability
- Mood Disorders/Self-Injury
- Parent Consultation
Oudi Singer, M.Ed., LICDC
Mr. Singer holds a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University. Mr. Singer has also earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and invested many years of learning at the University of Akrons’ Counselor Education and Supervision doctoral program. Mr. Singer has completed post graduate training in addiction counseling which includes: Pain Management and the Opioid Epidemic-Progress and Future Directions in Research on Pain and Opioid Use Disorder, Treating Adolescent Substance Use Disorder, & Psychosocial Interventions for Mental and Substance Use Disorders.
Mr. Singer has served in advocacy and empowerment roles for individuals with disabilities, mental health, and substance abuse issues for over three decades. In 2011, he was awarded the Summit County Service Award from the State of Ohio. He has worked internationally with adolescents diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their
families using an evidence based psychosocial approach to community integration, biofeedback, and daily life skills trainings. Mr. Singer is published as well. He published in the Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling and in the International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Mr. Singer also presented on multicultural perspectives on history, life, education, healthcare, and illness in the Spring of 2005 at the University of Akron and on suicide prevention at the Ohio Counseling Association conference in Columbus, OH.
Mr. Singer has clinical interest in addiction counseling, vocational counseling, relapse prevention, psychosocial remedies to autism spectrum disorders, grief and loss and spirituality and wellbeing.