Staff Directory

Executive Director

Jennifer Leggour, Psy.D.

Dr. Jennifer Leggour is an Ocean City and Berlin native, and has been a Clinical Psychologist by trade for the past 20 years.  She graduated from Stephen Decatur High School and obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Salisbury University.  She then obtained her Doctor of Psychology Degree from Loyola College in Baltimore, after finishing pre- and post- doctoral placements at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Hospital.  Dr. Leggour has spent over half of her career at Worcester Youth & Family; first as a clinician, then as Clinical Director.  Since January 2020, she has assumed the role of Executive Director, and truly enjoys giving back to the community.  Dr. Leggour is proud to be part of an amazing agency and support the community where she grew up.

 

Administrative Team

Brian Scarborough

Accountant/Business Advisor — Brian Scarborough has a B.S. in Economics from Allegheny College and has worked in the business and accounting fields for over 40 years. After running his own business for 20 years, Brian retired from private business and joined Worcester Youth and Family in 2015. In addition to his duties as Staff Accountant, he also acts as Business Advisor to the Executive Director. He is happy to serve Worcester County through the programs of WYFCS.

 

Rachel Mitchell

Communications Coordinator — Rachel joined Worcester Youth & Family as the new Communications and Front Office Coordinator in September 2022.  After moving back to the Eastern shore in 2019, Rachel put her skills to work in the beautiful Bay community with helping others.  She has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology and spent the last five years working with children and adults with mental illness.  Rachel is now thrilled to be a part of the team at Worcester Youth & Family and be part of it’s mission.

 

Debbie Smullen

Billing Specialist — Debbie studied Business Administration at Penn State and got her medical billing training at WorWic college. She currently lives in Berlin, has 2 grown children, and has 5 grandsons. Debbie loves giving back to the community where she lives and works. The Insurance and Billing Specialist credentials the clinicians for licensing requirements with insurance companies, keeps insurance contracts up to date and processes billing for counseling services. As a member of the Worcester Youth and Family team, the Insurance and Billing Specialist also works with the marketing team and provides administrative support.

 

Worcester Navigation

Christine Felix

Christine is the director of our Worcester Navigation program, linking children and families in the county to resources.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from SUNY Albany and loves being a caretaker.  Christine has a successful history of working in the field of resource navigation with our former Family Connections program.  She enjoys living on the Eastern Shore and spending time at the beach with her family.

 

 

Worcester Connects

Kayla Figueroa

Kayla is the Director of Worcester Connects, our youth mentoring program for Worcester County students in grades 1 – 12.  As a former teacher in a daycare setting, she has over 5 years of experience working with children from birth to the age of 10.  Having served as a volunteer supervisor for Lower Shore CASA, Kayla also has extensive case management experience and the ability to oversee many volunteers and cases at a time.

 

 

Counseling Team

Caryn Horn, LCMFT, Senior Clinician

Caryn Horn has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters of Arts in Clinical, Counseling Psychology, specifically with a concentration/specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy. For over 10 years, Caryn has provided individual, couples and family based therapy with much of her training in Philadelphia, the “home” of family therapy. She functions in an eclectic manner within her therapy sessions, finding it most important to meet each client where they are. Although Caryn works with most populations, her specialty is in couples and families, promoting healthy relationships and attachments. As Senior Clinician, Caryn provides supervision and oversight to the entire clinical team.

Donald Carroll, LCPC

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.

Jackie Hirsch, LCSW-C

Jackie Hirsch earned her Master of Social Work Degree from Salisbury University. She has experience working with children, adolescents and young adults in group and individual settings. Jackie has experience with family therapy as well. Jackie utilizes a mindfulness based approach and has completed a certificate for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens. Jackie’s background experiences include ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and behavioral problems. While Jackie is open to various ages, her primary population is teenagers.

Courtney Herring, LCPC

Courtney Herring is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who earned her Master’s in Clinical Psychology, specializing in Clinical Counseling, from Capella University. She has a history of working with children, adolescents, and adults in group and individual settings. Courtney’s background experiences include: autism/developmental disabilities, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse, ODD, depression, anxiety, trauma and  attachment disorders. Courtney’s approach is eclectic, as she finds it crucial to meet client where they currently are, build a relationship and safe environment for clients to process and encourage positive growth. While Courtney is open to work with any age group, her primary populations include adolescents and adults.

Madi O’Malley, LCPC

Madi O’Malley is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor having earned her Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University with a dual concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.  She primarily uses a person-centered approach while incorporating cognitive behavioral techniques, trauma processing techniques, and dialectical behavioral interventions. Madi is passionate about multicultural and LGBTQ + counseling and works with most populations.  With that, she has experience with providing these various forms of  therapy for all age groups.

Youth Programs Facilitator

Leslie Dixon

Leslie Dixon is our Youth Programs Facilitator who runs the Berlin Youth Club and teen groups.  She is a Snow Hill Alumni and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education at Salisbury University.  She currently teaches Pre-k and has experience with children 6 to 12 years old.  Leslie is also CPR and First aid certified.