Pathways Counseling Services is a Scottsdale counseling and therapy practice offering a holistic approach to counseling, incorporating various treatment modalities into the counseling process. Our expert staff treats the counseling relationship as a partnership, partnering with the client as well as other healthcare professionals such as Physicians, Psychiatrists, and Psychologists as needed to benefit the client and help them achieve their goals. As a result, clients obtain the most comprehensive treatment available incorporating all aspects of their health.
Stephanie Levitt, MA, LPC, NCC, founder of Pathways Counseling Services, received a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Phoenix, Arizona. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arizona and a Nationally Certified Counselor.
In 2006, Ellie received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Western Illinois University. Ellie began her counseling career in community mental health working with people with serious mental illness. She credits the clients there with teaching her a lot of the knowledge she has today. There she provided individual therapy and conducted groups in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Substance Abuse and Child/Teen Wellness.
Teri Nelson is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. She holds a Master’s of Education degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida and is licensed as a counselor in three states; Florida, Colorado and Arizona.
Jessica DeBaufer MS, LPC completed a Clinical Counseling Master’s program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science where she earned her Masters of Science degree. Jessica is originally from Chicago, IL where she worked at a private practice as a pediatric therapist. Additionally, she worked as a mental health consultant to several pre-school and high school programs for several years.
Rachel Houck LPC, LISAC received a Master of Science degree in Professional Counseling through Grand Canyon University. Upon completion of her Master’s degrees, Rachel was trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and has obtained a certificate as a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist for Trauma. Rachel utilizes these skills to help individuals work through past traumatic events that may still be affecting them on a regular basis. Rachel is originally from Tempe, Arizona, and prides herself on living in Arizona her entire life.
Allison O’Leary, graduated Summa cum Laude from San Francisco State University with a master’s in Psychology. She has worked with individuals, children, and families within the community for eight years. She will be graduating this year with a second master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is an intern at Pathways Counseling Services.