JoAnne Carwithen, M.S.Ed, L.P.C.C., L.S.W.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

​Licensed Social Worker

Jill Thompson, M.S.Ed., L.P.C.C.

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.

Derek Mihalcin, Ph.D., BCBA-D, COBA


Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral

Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst

​Pennsylvania Licensed Behavior Specialist

​Dr. Mihalcin has been working in the mental health field for nearly 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 is a graduate professor and a national presenter in Applied Behavior Analysis.

Marc Witte, M.A., L.P.C.C.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Marc has over 40 years of experience as a counselor.  Prior to joining Oakwood Counseling Center, Inc., he worked for nearly 30 years in community mental health.  He also was an instructor at Youngstown State University's Psychology program.  Marc enjoys working with adults and couples.

Heaton Square

1704 North Road, SE

Warren, OH 44484

(330) 856-4111

Fax: (330) 856-5839

Jennifer Woodrum


Oakwood Counseling Center, Inc.

Albert M. Pondillo, Ph.D.



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.

Marilyn Burton

Office Manager