Connie brings more than 30 years of clinical experience to her practice. She earned a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Louisville and has had specialized training in working effectively with couples and families.
Connie has past experience in substance abuse, protective services and out-patient geriatric psychiatry. More recently, her practice focus has been on family caregiver issues and geriatrics. Connie serves her clients with compassion and understanding, while working within their capabilities and their context. She currently facilitates support groups for caregivers with special concerns such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
Jo Ann Kalb
Jo Ann Kalb is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a background in pastoral ministry. Her clinical focus is working with individuals and families who are dealing with grief, loss, anxiety and depression, as well as aging and caregiving issues. She facilitates support groups for grandparents raising grandchildren.
Fran is a licensed clinical social worker and marriage and family therapist associate. She received her master’s degree in social work, specializing in marriage and family therapy, from the University of Louisville.
Fran works with individuals, couples, and families on issues ranging from depression and anxiety to difficult relationships with partners, parents, and children. She also has experience working with families in crisis due to abuse or neglect.
Lauren is a MSW, NASW Diplomate, and KY Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her undergraduate degree from Ohio University and Western Kentucky University and completed graduate school at UK.
Lauren counsels a wide variety of clients and works to help them cope with concerns or make wanted changes. Her specialties include ADHD; problem eating issues of adolescents and adults; self-esteem, anxiety, codependency, coping with unemployment and depression problems. She facilitates group therapy, family, and individual counseling. Her therapeutic orientations are psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, transactional analysis, EMDR, structural family and brief strategic therapies.
Mauri is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who serves as the Director of Family Services. She holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Louisville.
Mauri has a long history of working with people of diverse ages and cultures. Her current practice is focused on geriatric assessment, long-term care planning and family caregiver issues. She facilitates support groups and psyco-educational workshops around issues of aging, stress management, communication and dementia. She has extensive experience in the areas of cross-cultural counseling, issues of grief and loss, couples counseling, and mediation. Her work with individuals utilizes a strength-based approach that builds on competencies. Mauri was the recipient of the Practitioner Award in 2009, presented by the Kentucky Association for Gerontology.
Don Pitts is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He received his graduate education at Texas Tech University and The University of Louisville. Don is a Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor for The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. In addition to his work at JFCS he is an adjunct faculty member for the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Kent School of Social Work at U of L.
Don loves working with individuals and families at all stages of development. He enjoys the variety and challenge of providing therapy to families with children and teens, to couples experiencing relational difficulties and to adults of any age facing challenges at work or at home. He has extensive experience in assisting children and adults affected by trauma, assisting families with children and teens having emotional and behavioral problems, grief issues and men’s issues.
For more information about our Counseling Services, contact Sally Hollingsworth at (502) 452-6341 ext. 240.