Rodney Long Jr. works to bring practical, lasting, real world solutions to client problems.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Malone University and his Master’s Degree from Case Western Reserve University. He has experience working with many populations and is passionate about working with the specific issues men face as fathers and husbands as well as blended family dynamics. He hopes that anyone he works with walks away feeling like they have developed the tools they need to move forward in life.
In his spare time, Rodney enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and two dogs, Diego and Daisy. He loves all things Cleveland sports and good BBQ.
Gina Parasson, M.S., LPCC, CPT
Gina Parasson received her Master of Science in Education Degree in Social Agency Counseling from the University of Dayton. She is an independently Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Ohio with over 20 years of experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings as well as private practice.
Gina has clinical training in Behavioral Medicine from Harvard Medical School’s Mind/Body Medical Institute. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer holding specialty certifications in Older Adult Fitness and Lifestyle and Weight Management with a focus on wellness, holistic healing and the mind/body connection.
Gina utilizes Mindfulness Meditation/Movement Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Reality Therapy to treat people with a variety of chronic health concerns, stress, adjustment issues, depression, anxiety and grief/loss. She has a special interest in Women’s Issues with a focus on infertility, pregnancy loss, post-partum depression and menopause. Gina’s interest in infertility arises from her personal experience making her empathetic and knowledgeable about this issue.
When she is not working, Gina enjoys the outdoors, traveling, fitness activities, music, volunteering and spending time with her family and friends.
Beth Franczak received her Masters of Science in Education from the University of Akron. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with a supervisory designation (LPCC-S). Beth has been practicing in the community and private practice setting for over 10 years.
Beth uses an eclectic approach to counseling. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is the most important aspect of counseling. She strives to help clients feel as though they are hanging out and chatting in a living room or coffee shop, not in a stuffy clinical setting. Beth incorporates aspects of CBT, DBT, Sand Tray Therapy, and client centered therapy into her work. Her therapy is trauma informed and she has training in trauma focused behavioral therapy and sand tray therapy.
Beth works with adolescents (12 and up) as well as adults. She specializes in treating depression anxiety, adjustment issues, ADHD and trauma. She has a special interest in adoption and enjoys working with all members of the adoption community.
In her free time, Beth enjoys going on adventures with her daughter, reading, doing projects around the house, and watching documentaries to learn cool stuff.
Welcome to TY Counseling
Rachael Muster M.Ed., LPCC-S
We are thrilled to have Rachael with us at TY. We strive to find clinicians that move forward our vision for client focused care and have no doubts Rachael meets that standard.
Rachael has her Masters Degree in Community Counseling and is a Doctoral Candidate in the Counselor Education and Supervision Program at Kent State University. In addition to her educational background, she is a Licensed Independent Clinical Counselor Supervisor in the state of Ohio. Rachael has experience assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of mental health concerns. Her specialization areas include depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, grief/loss, adjustment, crisis intervention, gender/sexuality, and education-related emotional and behavioral concerns. Rachael utilizes a collaborative, strength-based approach to client care.