Brandon R. Pankiewicz, MSN, CRNP is an ANCC board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who received his degree from Northeastern University. Prior to working at CSG, he worked as a registered nurse at McLean Hospital in Belmont, MA, and at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. Starting at CSG in 2020, Brandon specializes in psychiatric evaluations and continuing medication management, focusing on treatment of adults using an evidence-based psychopharmacological approach. With his nursing background, he utilizes a patient-centered and collaborative approach to managing care, and feels the best outcomes are achieved by fostering therapeutic relationships and seeking ongoing input from the client’s perspective.
Rebecca L. DiSarro, MSW, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is providing school-based outpatient therapy for children, adolescents and families. She completed her Master of Social Work degree from Marywood University. Rebecca’s previous professional experience includes providing case management for a therapeutic foster care program; nephrology social work at a kidney dialysis center; and mobile therapy and behavioral specialist consultation in the home, school and community settings.
Danay Hershey, MSW, LSW, is a licensed social worker who has been with Community Services Group since 2018 providing school-based outpatient therapy for children and their families. Danay holds a Master’s of Social Work degree from Millersville University. Her previous professional work experience includes social worker for community-based agency, case manager for family resource and counseling agency, and school social worker.
Ashley Fisher, MSW, LSW is a Licensed Social Worker who has been with Community Service Group since April 2018. She provides outpatient therapy to children, teens, and adults. Ashley also serves as an outpatient clinician on the Same Day Access team. She received her Bachelor’s degree (BSW) at Juniata College in 2011 and her Master’s degree (MSW) at Shippensburg University in 2015. Her previous clinical experience includes working as a school-based therapist and an inpatient mental health professional. She also has experience working in both outpatient and inpatient settings as a substance abuse therapist. Ashley has special interests in working with individuals who struggle with trauma, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and body-focused repetitive behaviors such as trichotillomania or excoriation. She also specializes in working with the LGBTQ+ population. A strengths-based, person-centered approach, as well as other therapeutic modalities, guides her practice.
Alia Husmann, MSW, LSW, is a Licensed Social Worker who provides school-based outpatient therapy services at Paradise Elementary School, within the Pequea Valley School District. She received her Master’s degree in social work from Millersville University. She has been with Community Services Group since 2017. Her previous professional experience includes working with children and families as Assistant Program Director for the Adoption and Permanency Program.
Meghan Sensenig, LSW, is a licensed social worker who obtained her Master of Social Work degree from Temple University. Meghan began employment at Community Services Group in November of 2017. Meghan provides school based outpatient services to children and adolescents. She also offers a DBT-Informed Group. Meghan has previous experience providing therapy and support in a Residential Treatment Facility for adolescent girls, as a medical social worker in a Health Care Organization and foster care and adoption services.
Ellie Herman, MSW, LSW is a licensed social worker in the outpatient program. An employee since 2016, Ellie received her master’s degree in social work from Marywood University. Her previous experience includes mobile psych rehab. In her current role, Ellie serves as one of the clinicians on our same day access team, and also provides outpatient therapy to teens and adults. She is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and enjoys working with disordered eating, body image, and improving relationships with food and body. Ellie provides care from a client-centered approach that is HAES-informed and LGBTQ-aligned.
Alyssa Potkovac, MSW, JFIS provides individual and family therapy for children, teens and adults at Lancaster and Dauphin Outpatient Service locations. She holds a Master of Social Work degree from West Chester University. Alyssa is certified as a Juvenile Firesetting Intervention Specialist I and II. Alyssa has completed Foundational Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Alyssa provides DBT treatment and outpatient therapy for adolescents at both the MAPS/Lancaster and Dauphin Outpatient locations and also provides DBT for adults at the MAPS/Lancaster location. Alyssa began working at CSG in 2015, she provided community based services with Juvenile Firesetter Assessment Consultation Treatment Service (JFACTS). Previous experience includes working in a forensic setting providing group and individual therapy as well as community integration. Alyssa also has past experience providing therapy services within an Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program.
Mike Brinkos, LSW, obtained his master’s degree in social work from Millersville University. Joining the outpatient team at Community Services Group (CSG) in 2019, Mike is an outpatient therapist on our dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) team and works with both adolescents and adults. Mike’s previous experience in mental health includes services provided to dually diagnosed individuals (MH and IDD) in both inpatient and community settings. He also has experience as an adjunct faculty member at Millersville University. In addition to providing DBT at CSG, Mike has interests in working with individuals who are considering weight loss surgery or who are struggling with eating disorders, and with the LGBT population.
John Perez, MA, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and family therapist who received his MA from the Evangelical Theological Seminary. He has had training in Eye Movement Integration and trauma, and has provided therapy in the outpatient and school settings since 2011. Since joining CSG in 2019, he has provided individual and family therapy. He is bilingual in Spanish and English, and works with adults and children.