Carol Rubano, LCSW-R, ACSW, CASAC
Carol is the founder and executive director of Living Waters Counseling Center, Carol has extensive clinical experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups. She has been trained as a clinical social worker, addiction counselor and bereavement counselor. She was trained by Elisabeth Kubler Ross and has become an EMDR practitioner.
Her life has included ministerial work in her parish since 1976. Her desire to found a center in 2000 which included counseling and a sound spirituality was based upon her understanding that the clinical aspect of therapy without a spiritual piece will not complete the healing process. That healing is from a Power greater than us, GOD. Carol does presentation for groups and parishes combining the emotional and spiritual aspects of the various topics she presents.
Patricia King, LCSW
Patricia is the assistant director of Living Waters Counseling Center. Patricia has been with the center since its inception. Prior to beginning work full time at the center she worked on the cutting edge with traumatic brain injury clients and their families. The work involved clinical as well as managerial responsibility. Her work at the center involves all aspects of clinical work as well as being a specialist in EMDR. Her talents are used when working with depression, TBI, PTSD and family and couple situations. She allows her clients to “see their part in the situation instead of blaming the other only”. God is the healer and the therapist is the conduit.
Robert Clock, LCSW-R
Robert received his training for alcohol counseling from South Oaks. He has worked in the alcohol and addiction fields during his entire career. He developed a strong mental health clinical background while working for several agencies on Long Island before joining the staff at Living Waters at its inception. Robert uses the twelve step approach whether dealing with substance or process addictions. His strong sense of faith permeates his work with his clients.
Barbara Campbell, MA, CSD
Barbara is a family counselor who is also certified as a spiritual director. Barbara combines these two areas in her work as a family therapist, pastoral counselor and a facilitator for women’s groups. Before coming to Living Waters, Barbara was former director of family life at St. Gertrude’s and a scriptural teacher. Her ministry of teaching scripture continues as she incorporates understanding the blocks to healing in a person by using scripture as the bases. Barbara has also authored Ella, a book, which deals with children’s fears in a light hearted manner.
Janice Driscoll, LCSW-R
Janice has extensive experience working in the field of HIV with issues such as living with chronic illness, death and dying and bereavement. Janice also worked in agencies doing crisis intervention, individual and couple counseling. Janice has presented wellness and stress reduction workshops in a variety of settings on Long Island. Janice’s talent is her ability to understand the deep connection between mind, body and spirit. Janice has worked in many parish ministries.
Regina Hazzard, LMSW, CASAC
Regina is a Licensed Social Worker, an alumni of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work and a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor. Regina has worked with both mental illness and substance abuse since 1997. Starting her career in a detox in the Bowery area of Manhattan. She has done staff trainings on personality disorders and understanding mental illness. She applies cognitive therapy, motivational interviewing, client centered therapy and most importantly, spiritual guidance. Using empathy, warmth and a sense of humor, clients are offered tools they may need to overcome their difficulties.
Greg Muhs, LMSW
Greg is a graduate of StonyBrook University with an academic concentration on client advocacy. He has developed a spiritual client centered approach applicable to all ages. Having work experience in both elementary and high school, he has a strong backround working with children and adolescents. Through both individual and group therapy, the focus is on family healing. His talent is in helping the parents to help the family. He has deep spiritual foundation and is active in several parish ministries. People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care.