Our Staff

Lori O’Leary


Owner, President, CEO 

After graduating from Rutgers University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Rowan University with a Masters Degree in Psychology, Lori began her career helping patients with Post-Concussion Syndrome.  This exposed her to the struggles people face with addictions, and she was  ....more

Debby Michelman


Debby Michelman completed her mental health counseling degree at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in a variety of settings, including health departments, hospitals, elementary schools and college counseling centers. Debby currently works with children,


Colleen Devlin,


Colleen holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from The
Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has worked with clients ranging in
level of care including traditional Outpatient (OP), Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Partial
Care (PC), Inpatient, and Subacute Detox. 

Heather Schmutz


Heather is very proud of her academic background receiving her Bachelors in Psychology as well as her Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University School of Social Work. Her first job ever was working in the field at age 17 with a special needs school and she’s grateful that she’s always known her calling since she was young. Heather has a diverse background and 

Brenda Thorn


Brenda is a graduate of Stockton University with her BS in Psychology, and is currently completing her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Capella University to become a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has also completed the additional academic requirements and is acquiring her hours to become a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug

James Hoffman Jr.


James completed his BS in Psychology and Counseling at Liberty University. He then completed his MA at Regent University where he specialized in Couples, Marriage and Family therapy. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D at Capella University in Psychology.“I believe the counseling relationship should be a place where individuals can find safety, unconditional

Rebekah Perez


Rebekah Perez is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and currently completing her Masters in Licensed Professional Counseling with a focus on Trauma and Crisis at Liberty University. She completed

Taylor Sansbury


Taylor Sansbury earned his degree in Professional Counseling at Seton Hall University. His background includes experience in hospital and community agency settings. Taylor has worked with clients ranging in level of care from traditional outpatient to inpatient and acute partial 

Jason Friel
MA Student, Intern

Jason is completing his degree in Mental Health Counseling with honors at Capella University.
His anticipated graduation date is December 2017. He has been an intern with O’Leary
Counseling since January 2017, and currently works with adults and adolescents. He also co-
facilitates groups for the practice.

Paul O’Leary


Co-Owner, Vice-President, IT Director


Paul O’Leary immigrated to the United States, from Ireland as a young adult. He and Lori married soon after his arrival. After Lori became qualified as a therapist Paul encouraged her to get into private practice. Paul studied some psychology courses in college but changed his major to computer studies.


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