Therapists on Staff at Cary Counseling Center
Bryce Kaye, Ph.D.
Author of The Marriage First Aid Kit
Dr. Kaye is a psychologist with a license to practice in North Carolina. He obtained his license in 1979 after receiving his masters and doctorate from the University of Illinois with a specialty in personality. He completed his psychological internship at the Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona in 1976. From 1977 through 1983 he was the Director of Outpatient Services for Wake County Alcoholism Treatment Center. While there, he authored and directed a federal research grant that developed the outpatient program. He also researched the effectiveness of treatment and developed the family program as a part of his research grant. In 1984, Dr. Kaye started Cary Counseling Center which later became incorporated under the name Allied Psychological Services, PA in 1992. He has had years of experience in performing individual psychotherapy, marriage counseling, and substance abuse counseling. He is also a trained and certified EMDR therapist, having received certification by the EMDR International Association.
Dr. Kaye is currently the director of Cary Counseling Center and Oriental Counseling Center. He has researched and developed several types of therapies in addition to providing therapy for individuals and couples.
Amy Levine, LCSW
Amy S. Levine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina, with significant training and experience in addressing the mental health needs of children, adolescents, adults and families. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Washington University in St. Louis with honors and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she specialized in Services to Families and Children.
While in graduate school, Amy was a North Carolina Child Welfare Collaborate Scholar and following graduation in 2002 accepted a job working with families and children in Chapel Hill. Since then, she has worked at the University of North Carolina’s Department of Psychiatry with children, adolescents, and families, and as a psychotherapist at area mental health clinics. Amy also works in the adoptions field, helping families who are going through the process of adopting children and adjusting to their new family structure.
At Cary Counseling Center, Amy performs psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and families. Her specialties include Adjustment Issues, Behavioral Challenges, Anxiety and Depression, Grief and Loss, Attachment Issues, Adoption and Blended Family Issues, and Child Trauma.
Kathy Schisler, LMFT
Kathy Schisler is a North Carolina Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She holds a Master’s degree in counseling psychology, with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy, from National University in San Diego, California. Her undergraduate education was obtained from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she received a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in family studies.
Kathy began her professional experience as a Child Development Counselor at San Diego Center for Children, a residential facility for children with severe emotional and behavioral disturbances. Using mainly behavioral modification techniques, Kathy worked with these children to help decrease high-risk behaviors, hyperactivity, aggressiveness, defiance, and increase overall self-esteem and daily living skills.
While pursuing her graduate degree, Kathy worked for First Avenue Counseling Centre, where she specialized in couple counseling, individual therapy with adults, anger management, and parental skills training.
For the past two years, Kathy has been providing in-home and office-based therapy to children and their families. During this time, she worked with a broad range of issues, including ADHD, defiance, depression, anxiety, bereavement, family separation, school violence, teenage pregnancy, adoption, legal involvement, as well as adjustment issues. Kathy is currently accepting new clients in the following areas: individual (adult, adolescent, and child), couples, and family therapy.
Barbara Ann Caudill, LCSW
Barbara Ann Caudill is a Clinical Social Worker with a license to practice in North Carolina. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research. She also completed a certificate program at Bryn Mawr on the topic of Child and Adolescent Therapy. While in school, she interned for the State of Delaware and worked in the Aid to Dependent Families program. She was honored to receive an award from the state for helping a number of people who became gainfully employed and were no longer in need of state services. Her undergraduate degree, a B.A. in Behavioral Science, was earned from Neumann College in Aston, Pennsylvania with magna cum laude distinction. For several years prior to her attaining a graduate degree, Barbara Ann was a stay at home mother caring and advocating for her daughter who is both deaf and blind.
Barbara Ann worked as a School Counselor/Social Worker in Catholic Schools in Delaware from 1992-2011 and left because of her recent move to North Carolina. During the time of 1992-2002, she worked one day a week in the Mental Health Clinic for the State of Delaware. She also worked part-time at a psychiatric office and increased her time there after leaving the State of Delaware employment.
Barbara Ann enjoys working with children and adolescents as well as individual adults and couples. Her areas of training and experience include treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, ADD/ADHD, marital issues, grief/loss as well as life transitions.
Maureen White, LCSW
Maureen E. White is a Clinical Social Worker with a license to practice in North Carolina. She received her Master’s Degree along with a Minor in Alcohol Studies from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She is listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.
Maureen spent a year providing psychotherapy in a Family Service Agency. She also interned at a hospital based Alcohol Treatment Unit. Before becoming a M.S.W., Maureen was a teacher of grades two through eight, including special education classes in both urban and suburban environments.
For the past ten years Maureen has been at Cary Counseling performing individual psychotherapy and marriage counseling. Her specialties are Adult Children of Alcoholics, Marriage Counseling, Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss Issues, and helping Sexual Abuse Survivors thrive.
Mary Bratton, LPC
Mary Bratton is a North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselor, a nationally certified Master Addiction Counselor, and a North Carolina Certified Clinical Addictions Specialist and Certified Clinical Supervisor. She received her master's degree in Counseling from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. She has additional post-graduate credit in the areas of diagnosis, assessment, intervention, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio.
Mary has had ten years experience as a family therapist and family interventionist at a major inpatient/outpatient chemical dependency treatment center in Toledo, Ohio. For nine years prior to her recent move to North Carolina, Mary maintained a private practice at Harbor Behavioral
Healthcare in Toledo, Ohio. She specializes in treating adult survivors of abuse and dysfunction, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, grief issues, substance abuse. and eating disorders.
Mary is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and workshops. She is the author of numerous journal articles on various aspects of family and survivor therapy. She is also the author of A Guide to Family Intervention (Health Communications, Inc., 1987). Her second book, From Surviving to Thriving: A Therapist's Guide to Stage II Recovery for Survivors of Childhood Abuse (The Haworth Press, Inc.), was released in 1999.
Amy Johndro, LCSW
Amy M. Johndro is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina, with significant training and experience in addressing the mental health needs of children, adolescents, adults and families. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Michigan State University, where she specialized in School Social Work.
Amy has worked as a social worker since 2001 in a variety of settings including domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and neglect, substance abuse, treating individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and working with youth with special needs. She has been a case manager, therapist and program manager.
At Cary Counseling Center, Amy performs psychotherapy with adolescents, adults and couples. Her areas of training include trauma, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, LGBTQI issues, recovery, substance abuse and behavior modification.
Michelle Rosoff, LCSW
Michelle Rosoff is a licensed and Certified Clinical social worker in both North Carolina and New York. Michelle received her masters in social work from Adelphi University, Garden City, NY. Michelle has been practicing nine years as a clinician providing individual, family, marital and group counseling.
Michelle has been trained in play therapy and specializes in working with children and adolescents.
Michelle attends professional conferences and workshops on a regular basis in order to keep abreast with new research and therapy interventions.