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Meet our professionals

Amy Ginnavan, MSW, LCSW-C, LCADC

Amy is the Owner of Seaside Counseling & Wellness Center.  Amy graduated from Salisbury University in 2004 with a Masters in Social Work.  She returned to school in 2010 to study Addictions Counseling & received her Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LCADC) License in September 2011.  Amy is a MD Board of SOWK approved Supervisor. She is an adjunct professor at Salisbury University in the School of Social Work.  Amy has worked with adults, families, and children for over 16 years using individual, group, couples, family, &   co-occurring therapies.  She works with a wide range of Mental Health & Substance Abuse disorders.

Mary Kaul-Black, LCSW-C, RYT500

Mary earned a Masters Degree in Social Work in 1998. She currently works as a mental health counselor at Seaside Counseling and Wellness Center, and a Yoga Instructor at the YMCA in Salisbury. Mary is a MD Board of SOWK approved Supervisor. She has worked in the areas of trauma, domestic violence, depression, anxiety and with first responders. In 2012 she earned a 200- hour  certificate to teach yoga, in 2013 she earned a 40 hour certification to teach stand up paddle board yoga, and in December 2018 she earned her 500– hour yoga teacher certification.

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Debra Dotson, MSW, LCSW-C

Debra currently works as a mental health counselor at Seaside Counseling and Wellness Center.  She graduated from Salisbury University in 2004 with a Masters Degree in Social Work, and in June 2004, she became a Certified Forensic Interviewer.  Debra has been working with children and families for over 16 years & currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in the School of Social Work at Salisbury University.  Debra specializes in anxiety, depression, effective parenting and secondary trauma for the helping professionals.  Treatment modalities utilized by Debra are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy,  Play Therapy and Strength Based Therapies.


Jessica M. Hagy, LCSW-C, RYT200

Jessica is a Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, a Registered 200-hour Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance, and a level-1 trained teacher in the delivery of iRest® Yoga Nidra. She teaches therapeutic yoga and meditation techniques to help others connect with the resources they have within and around them to enhance their own wellness and quality of life. By fostering an atmosphere of empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard, she strives to help others feel more empowered, content, and purposeful in their daily lives. Jessica specializes in helping people restore from the effects of anxiety, stress-related conditions, trauma, grief, chronic pain, life transitions, and compassion fatigue.

Cameron Cluster, MSW, LCSW-C

Cameron is a Berlin native and graduated from Salisbury University with her Masters in Social Work in 2014. She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan, with a primary focus on working with children, adolescents, and young adults dealing with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral concerns, adjustment disorders, life changes and transitions, and trauma. Additionally, Cameron has specialized training in Child Centered Play Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy. She utilizes these approaches combined with other expressive methods in order to help Clients to direct the focus of their own treatment while creating an environment that makes therapy not only beneficial, but enjoyable.

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Kimberly Poole-Sykes, RhD, LCPC


Kimberly Poole-Sykes is a Maryland Licensed Professional Counselor. She has more than twenty years of counseling experience and specializes in grief, trauma, depression and stress management. Some of her prior counseling experiences include working with youthful offenders, those with substance use disorders and those experiencing loss as a result of disabilities.  She believes through self-acceptance people can retrain their brains to embrace a meaningful quality of life.  The use of cognitive behavioral therapy and existentialism are frequently used as a way of understanding worldview.

Erin Sullivan, MSW, LCSW-C


Erin earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from University of Maryland in 2007. Erin has over 15 years of experience working with children & families in a variety of settings, and has been doing individual therapy for 8 years. Erin is experienced working with Anxiety,         Bi-polar disorder, Depression, Behavioral Issues, Grief, ADHD, Adjustment to Medical Disorders as well as those struggling with transitions in life. As well as individual therapy, Erin has a vast amount of medical knowledge as she was a Medical Social Worker at Coastal Hospice and Johns Hopkins Hospital Children Center.  Erin utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques to assist individuals & families in achieving their goals.   Erin is also a MD Board of Social Work approved supervisor.

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Maci Wallace, MSW, LCSW-C


Maci graduated from Salisbury University in 2016 with her Masters in Social Work, and obtained her Clinical Social Work license in February 2019. She has experience in working with individuals ages 5-25, and has worked with those experiencing Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, as well as those working through life adjustments and trauma(s). Maci enjoys working with individuals and their families to restore a healthy level of functioning that works best for the family as a whole. Treatment modalities most commonly used by Maci are CBT, Solution Focused & Trauma Focused - CBT when appropriate.

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Jared T. Rowan, LCSW-C, RYT500


Jared is a Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical and a Registered 500 Hour Yoga Teacher. Jared is a Maryland Board Certified approved SOWK Supervisor. He has worked with all individuals across the lifespan, providing one-on-one, family, and couple's therapy, for over 10 years.  Jared works with a wide range of mental health and substance misuse disorders. He has specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Jared utilizes the treatment modalities of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalytic Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness.

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