Meet The Team
Casandra graduated from St. Bonaventure University (Go Bonnies!) with a Bachelors in Psychology. She received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling through St. John Fisher University and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Her therapeutic approach leans into validating the hard stuff while also leaning into potential areas of growth through person-centered and cognitive behavioral strategies. She enjoys exploring hiking trails and nature with her husband, Chris and spending time with her family and friends. She loves bringing support, awareness, and education to the Rochester, NY community!
Specialties: Children, High School, College, Anxiety, Stress, Peer Relationships, Life Transitions, Trauma, Depression, Self-Esteem
Teagan's therapeutic approach includes the whole body. She looks for opportunities to shift client's thinking (Narrative Therapy) for improved self-talk, to increase the mind and body connection for overall awareness, and to connect current challenges with past experiences so that the client can unpack and gain liberation. In addition to being a therapist, Teagan is pursuing her Integrative Health Practitioner (IHP) certification to better understand the mind-gut connection and how our body functions as a whole.
Teagan graduated from SUNY Geneseo with a degree in Business Administration and completed her Masters in Mental Health Counseling from St. John Fisher University. Teagan's previous careers included business and advertising, both locally and in New York City. She likes to swing kettlebells, snowboard and adventure with her fiancé and two dogs. Her happy place is on her snowboard in the mountains of Colorado.
Specialties: Anxiety, self-esteem, codependency, relationships and family dynamics, women's health, career counseling/coaching, OCD and trauma.
Andrea graduated from THE Ohio State University (go Bucks!) with a Bachelors in Criminology and a Minor in Dance. She has her Masters in Psychology and Mental Health Counseling and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of NY. Andrea is a dance instructor and trauma-informed registered yoga teacher, and loves incorporating the mind/body approach into her therapy. She believes in the power of embracing both pain and joy. When she is not working, Andrea is adventuring with her husband, Matt, and three young children. Andrea is so excited to be involved in the impact that Peace Project is making in this community!
Specialties: Children, High school/College, Adults
Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, LGBTQ+, Peer Relationships, Grief & Loss, Trauma, Self-Esteem
Jordan graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelors in Psychology (Go Bonas!) and is a graduate of St. John Fisher University where she received her Masters in Mental Health Counseling. Jordan utilizes strengths-based and person-centered approaches and believes therapy is about providing space for clients to grow and feel supported during their journey. Jordan aspires to become a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor in order to further support those struggling with their relationship with food. In her free time, she enjoys playing kickball with friends, spending time with family and traveling to warm vacation spots. She is excited to help make an impact in the community through her work at Peace Project.
Specialties: Children, adolescents and adults struggling with body image, eating disorders, obesity, self-esteem, bullying, relationships, social skills, depression, life transitions and stress/anxiety.
Mental Health Counseling Intern
Kristen graduated from Florida Southern College with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After falling in love with the field she continued her education and is currently in the Mental Health Counseling graduate program at St. John Fisher University. She is still on the hunt for her specific niche but has thoroughly enjoyed her journey thus far. When she is not in the office or at school, Kristen enjoys traveling, being in nature, and spending quality time with family and friends! She is so grateful to be apart of this amazing team and looks forward to her time with Peace Project!