Therapist Biographies:

Lisa J. Masciave M.A., LPC, LCAS-A

Lisa Masciave completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and then her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Liberty University. Lisa was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force after serving her country for four years and enjoys working with the military community. Lisa is licensed as a Professional Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist “Associate”. Seven years of counseling experience across a variety of treatment settings include; private practice, inpatient substance abuse and community based services. Lisa serves children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups in the following areas:
• Addictive Behaviors and Substance Use Issues
• Teen Issues; Peer Pressure, Self Esteem
• Parent/Child or Partner Relational Problems
• Dating Violence/Abuse
• Non-Suicidal Self-Harm Behavior
• Obsessions and Compulsions
• Mood Disorders
• Personality Disorders
• Anxiety Disorders
• Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders
• Physical, Sexual, Emotional Abuse
• Anger and Stress Management
• Dual Diagnoses
• Criminal Thinking and Behavior
• Christian Counseling
• Marriage and Family Therapy
• Military adjustments and struggles
Lisa is eclectic and uses a blend of Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, Reality Based, and psycho-education to individuals age eight and up. A holistic approach is utilized by exploring with and educating clients about how mind, spirit and body are interconnected. Her theory is that when people have hope and can learn to challenge and replace irrational thoughts, beliefs, and attitudes, people are free to experience change.
Denise L. Bernard LCSW, ACSW
Denise Completed her BA in Sociology at California State University in 1993, Her Masters in Social Work at Tulane University in 1994, and then completed 3 years of post graduate studies at Hunter College in New York. Denise has lived in North Carolina for the past 7 years and has been licensed as an independent practioner since 1998.
She brings over 19 years of experience working in the mental health field. Her interests and specialties include serving clients with:
• Grief and Loss
• Health Issues
• Women's Issues
• Childhood Trauma
• Anxiety
• Depression
Denise has practiced in a variety of inpatient and out patient settings since 1994 working primarily with adults and adolescents. She uses a variety of modalities which incorporate best practice from DBT, CPT, Psycho-education, Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, and Short-term Problem Solving. Denise believes in a strengths based approach that is holistic, eclectic and guided by the individual needs of the client.
Cathy Dively MSW, LCSW, ACSW
Cathy completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of South Carolina. She has over 25 years of clinical experience across a variety of settings including outpatient specialty clinics, crisis intervention, structured outpatient programs, inpatient psychiatric, large nonprofits, and private practice.  Cathy has also taught social work and related courses at the University of Akron and Notre Dame of Ohio. She has provided clinical and administrative supervision to social work student, interns and professionals. She has a broad range of clinical experience working with individuals and groups across the life span in the following areas:
•Depression and Bipolar Disorder
•Individuals with Special Needs
•Anxiety Disorders
•Behavioral and Discipline Challenges
•Self-Harm Behavior
•Complicated Grief Reactions
•Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness
•Anger and Stress Management
•Trauma and Abuse
•Family and Relationship Issues
•Children/Adults with Special Needs
•Suicide Assessment and Risk Reduction
•Group Psychotherapy
•Chronic Mental Illness
•Couple’s Conflict
•Self-image and Self-Esteem Issues
Cathy’s approach emphasizes the mutual development of goals for therapy and provision of ongoing evaluation of the therapeutic approach. Services can include individual, couples, family and group therapy across the lifespan. Cathy is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Crisis Intervention. She continues to seek ongoing updates to her skills and knowledge base. Cathy is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic approach to mental health. She is particularly concerned with the impact of loss and trauma and improving intervention to support trauma recovery for better emotional, physical and relationship health.

Eric Bailey LPC, LCAS, CSI
Eric has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings including; various enhanced mental health services focusing on adults and children with severe mental health issues, worked for many years in the public school system as an Exceptional Children’s teacher specializing in adolescents with behavioral and emotional issues and worked for Easter Seals with children and adults with special needs specializing in therapeutic recreation. Eric currently works with athletes with performance anxiety and serves as a local high school golf coach. Eric utilizes cognitive behavioral, behavioral modification, mindfulness, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. Eric attended East Carolina University for his undergrad Degree and received his Masters of Science degree from Capella University in Mental Health Counseling. Eric is licensed by the state of North Carolina as a licensed professional counselor and a licensed clinical addiction specialist.

Michael Headen LPC, LCAS
Michael is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor in Addiction, Clinically Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist, and Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Michael specialized in treating members with dual diagnoses of mental health and addictions. He is trained in conducting DWI assessments and doing SAIOP groups. He also does sex offender assessment (both adult and adolescents) as well as individual therapy with members. He has experience working with members diagnosed with Traumatic Brain injury and behavioral issues. He has over 30 years of experience working with members with Individual Developmental Disabilities and writing both positive and restrictive behavior programs utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis techniques (over 225 hours of educational training). Additionally, he is a Registered Yoga Trainer (over 250 hours of trainer) which he incorporates in his treatment with members as needed. He uses the following treatment modalities, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Michael got his undergraduate degree from Campbell University and his Masters from North Carolina State University. He got his training in Applied Behavioral Analysis through Florida Institute, Yoga training through the Yoga Connection and TBI training through Brain Injury of North Carolina.

Lynne Tyndall LCSW, LCAS
“Lynne” is a 1992 graduate of East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a 2011 graduate of East Carolina University with a Master of Social Work Degree. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, and Clinically Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist. She provides services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. Lynne specializes in working with individuals with co-occurring disorders in addition to providing sex offender specific treatment for registered sex offenders in addition to juvenile offenders. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy in addition to others depending on the needs of the individual. Lynne’s experience varies from working with the Department of Social Services, public school system, and in a private practice mental health setting.