Caryn Horn, LCMFT, Clinical Director, is a Licensed Clinical Marital and Family Therapist having earned her Master of Arts degree from LaSalle University in Clinical/Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy.  For over 10 years, Caryn has provided Individual, Couples, and Family Therapy.  She utilizes an eclectic treatment approach, finding it important to meet each client where they are.  Caryn is experienced in treating Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment issues, and Interpersonal issues.  In her specialty of treating couples and families, she strives to promote healthy relationships and attachments.  As Clinical Director, Caryn provides program oversight and works with all clinicians to ensure that high-quality care is provided to all clients.


Jackie Hirsch, LCSW-C, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Certified having earned her Master of Social Work Degree from Salisbury University.  She has experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. While Jackie is open to treating various ages, her primary specialty is working with adolescents.  Jackie utilizes a mindfulness-based approach and has completed a certificate for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens.  She is also certified in Animal-Assisted Therapy and incorporates her therapy dog, Rory, when appropriate.  Jackie has expertise in treating ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and behavioral problems.


Courtney Herring, LCPC,  is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, having earned her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, specializing in Clinical Counseling, from Capella University.  She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in group and individual settings. Courtney’s areas of expertise include Co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues, Autism/Developmental Disabilities, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, and Attachment Disorders.  Her treatment approach is eclectic, as she finds it crucial to meet clients where they currently are; provide a safe environment, and encourage positive growth. While Courtney is open to working with any age group, her primary specialty is with adolescents and adults.


Donald Carroll, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor having earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from Walden University. He has several years of experience working with children, teens, adults and families. He is well versed in trauma counseling and has a special interest in play and sand tray therapy for young children. Donny has extensive experience with several diagnoses including ADHD, Autism Spectrum and Mood Disorders. He focuses on the here and now and changing behaviors in the moment. His therapeutic style reflects on the need for growth and seeing tangible results from therapy services.


W. Wilson Sawyer, LCSW-C is a clinical social worker based in Berlin, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 2007 and practiced in Washington DC Public Schools and Child Protective Services before joining Worcester Youth and Family Counseling and the Worcester County Health Department. He works with clients of all ages and diagnoses, though specializes in treating high school students and young adults with a range of conditions including autism, depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

Mary Beth King, Clinical Intern (often referred to as “MB”), is a Baltimore native who vacationed in Ocean City as a kid and is now fulfilling her lifelong dream of living in the area. She has her B.S. in Healthcare Management from Towson University. MB is currently studying to obtain her Master’s of Social Work with a focus in Mental Health and Substance Misuse from The Ohio State University. She has experience working with all ages, but a significant portion of that experience has been working with adults. She has a passion for working with individuals with disabilities of all types and hopes to one day form a partnership with her clients to let them know that they are not alone in their journey to establish and achieve their goals.

Jill Loppnow, Clinical Intern, has been a part of the Berlin community for ten years. She and her husband decided to make Berlin, MD their permanent home after living years moving around with the Coast Guard. Jill received her B.S. in Psychology in 2022 from Liberty University and is currently working towards her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. Jill has always had a desire to help others and is excited to have the opportunity to expand her knowledge and grow into a professional counselor.