Heaton Square

1704 North Road, SE

Warren, OH 44484

(330) 856-4111

Fax: (330) 856-5839

Marilyn Burton

Office Manager

Albert M. Pondillo, Ph.D.

Owner

Clinical Psychologist


Dr. Pondillo is a licensed psychologist in Ohio and Pennsylvania.  He has over 30 years of experience in mental health, which includes specialized assessment and treatment for individuals with developmental disabilities.  In addition to his work at Oakwood Counseling Center, Inc., Dr. Pondillo has been an adjunct professor of Psychology at Youngstown State University for nearly 30 years.

Courtni Burton

Administrative Assistant/Billing

Jill Thompson, MSEd., LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Jill has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years specializing in children and adolescents, adults, and family issues.  She is also an adjunct teacher at Youngstown State University and a presenter at Mahoning County Divorced Parents Workshops.

Jennifer Arbogast-McClellan, MSEd, LPCC, CCJSOTS, CATP
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Certified Clinical Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment Specialist

Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional

​Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Jennifer has had more than 20 years experience counseling children, adolescents, adults, seniors and couples. She has worked with schools, drug court, most counties in the state of Ohio, probation offices and veteran’s services.  

Oakwood Counseling Center, Inc.

JoAnne Carwithen, MSEd, LPCC, LSW

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

​Licensed Social Worker


Derek Mihalcin, PhD, BCBA-D, COBA

Director of Behavioral Services

Clinical Psychologist

Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral

Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst

​Pennsylvania Licensed Behavior Specialist

​Dr. Mihalcin has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years.  He has worked with many families, schools, and businesses in successfully improving behaviors of children, adolescents, and adults using evidence-based treatment strategies.  He has extensive experience working with clients with a wide range of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorder.  He also has many years of experience as an Accreditation Manager involved in maintaining compliance with the Joint Commission regulatory standards.  Finally, Dr. Mihalcin has experience as a graduate professor and a national presenter in Applied Behavior Analysis.