About

About us? Well… we’d rather talk about you, but for now, let us share with you a bit about who we are. 

Sara Makin , Founder and Professional Counselor

Sara Makin, M.S.Ed.,NCC

Sara Makin, M.S.Ed.,NCC

I’ve had countless successful experiences working with teenagers and adults, all of whom left  with a vastly improved state. The outcome based approach I use is backed up by science.

…it’s my purpose.

I am a pre-licensed professional counselor & coach. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Duquesne University & Bachelors degree in Psychology from La Roche College.  I have over 6 years of experience in the helping field, which consist of work in university, hospitalization, outpatient , inpatient,  school ,research, home and rehab settings.

I specialize in clinical mental health and addiction counseling & coaching . My experience includes depression, anxiety, addiction, forensic, family issues, stress, couples issues and much more. I also provide life coaching on topics such as wellness, spirituality and spiritual awakening and positivity. I’m the nationally best selling author of “From Depression to Joy” and have been featured in countless news articles, magazines and interviews for the work I’ve done at Makin Wellness at my book.

My treatment approach includes evidence based  and holistic approaches that are individualized to your unique needs. We will work collaboratively together so you can move forward. Counseling with me will allow you to improve your positive qualities and release unhealthy thinking & behaviors. Contact me today to schedule your complimentary consultation if you want to grow and live a healthier,happier and more fulfilling life!

 

Scott Cunningham  , Professional Counselor

Scott Cunningham, MEd, NCC, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who approaches his work with energy and commitment to excellence. His broad experience includes counseling adults, couples, families, adolescents and children in a variety of settings.

Scott Cunningham, MEd, NCC, LPC at Makin Wellness

Scott Cunningham, MEd, NCC, LPC

Blessed with many talents, Scott has also applied his clinical skills as an administrator and public relations professional for Pittsburgh human services organizations. He served as Program Coordinator for Resolve Crisis Network where he oversaw the clinical and daily operations of the mobile crisis department and the Child and Adolescent Crisis Team Intervention Services. Additionally, he served as the Director of Social Services for foster care, Compliance/Quality Analyst at Wesley Spectrum Services and Director of Clinical Care at Southwood Psychiatric Hospital. Among other specialties, Scott is certified in: Chemical Dependency Counseling, ASIST Suicide Intervention, Crisis Intervention Stress Management and Comprehensive Crisis Management. Moreover, Scott served as the Director of Youth Ministry at Beverly Heights Presbyterian Church.

Scott earned his Master’s Degree in Counseling Education from the University of Pittsburgh and his Bachelor’s of Science in Christian Counseling from Fort Wayne Bible College. Scott is currently accepting new clients on Monday evenings.