MyndWorks Biographies

Mary Tarbell, LPC, RPTS

Mary Tarbell serves children between the ages of 4 and 12 years of age. Mary is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor. She earned her B.S. in Psychology from Clarion University and her M.Ed. in Counseling from Shippensburg University. She has 21 years of experience in counseling and play therapy, working with issues of abuse and trauma, foster care and adoption, attachment, behavior, autism spectrum disorders, school problems, anxiety, ADHD, anger management, separation and divorce-related issues. She is the coordinator and co-leader of our Social Sense program, which helps to develop social skills in a group setting. Mary also works in our AdoptionLinks program as a Permanency Coordinator, providing services to children and families who are involved in the child welfare system. Mary previously worked as an Elementary School Guidance Counselor and a Mobile Therapist/Behavior Specialist Consultant.

Recently, Mary has begun to offer Clinical Supervision for Play Therapists.

On the personal side, she and her husband are the proud adoptive parents of two teenage sons.

Eva S. Siegel, MSSW, LCSW, DCSW

Ms. Siegel has been in practice since 1979 when she received her Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. Ms. Siegel provides counselling services to individuals, couples and families utilizing a broad range of therapy modalities including Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches, Brief Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. Her areas of expertise include anxiety and stress, bereavement, relationship issues, parenting concerns, life adjustment concerns, chronic illness, and geriatrics. Ms. Siegel also has extensive experience working with Employee Assistance Programs.

Marjorie Koch, MSW, LCSW

Marjorie has worked at JFS in the SeniorLinks program, primarily providing Geriatric Care Management services. She earned her B.A. in psychology from Bloomsburg University in 1992 then received her Master of Social Work degree from Temple University in 2008. In being a geriatric care manager, Marjorie developed a passion for emotionally supporting older adults through difficult life transitions with empathy, compassion and empowerment. She enjoys working therapeutically with adults and older adults with issues of grief, transitions, relationship issues, self-esteem and healing from past trauma. Using an eclectic approach with influences of somatic therapies, guided meditation, basic EMDR and cognitive behavioral therapy, Marjorie enjoys blending effective mainstream therapeutic methods with holistic techniques, to address mind, body and spirit. She believes that the best healing environment is one in which the client feels safe and supported to explore issues of the past and grow into their best self.