We employ psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, counselors and case managers. Our staff is trained to assess and treat problems using trauma-competent, evidenced based care.

Renee Klaric

Renee Klaric

Executive Director

Renee is the Executive Director of Valley Counseling Services in addition to being the Director of Behavioral Health of Family & Community Services. She has an Executive MBA from Kent State University, is a LPCC-S, LICDC-CS, and Lean Certified. Her knowledge and expertise in nonprofit leadership and business innovation are rooted in three decades of work in the social and private sectors. Renee has served as CEO, Executive Director, Program Manager, Consultant and Director for several companies and organizations. Most recently, Renee served as creator and Director of an innovative medical/behavioral health service developed for University Hospitals. She published a nationally recognized SOP, endorsed by The Joint Commission, for SUMMA Hospital. Renee is a member of 910 Air Force Resiliency Team, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, and she holds two United States patents.

Dr. Erin Klekot

Dr. Erin Klekot

Medical Director, Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Klekot is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and joined the team in 2014 as the Medical Director at Valley Counseling Services. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame. She then went on to earn her medical degree at Loyola University in Chicago and completed her residency at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry. Dr. Klekot specializes in the treatment of adults with varying degrees of behavioral health concerns at our downtown Warren location. Ohio Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances are accepted at Valley Counseling Services. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Klekot please call 330.399.6451.

Dawn Cullar

Dawn Cullar

Nurse Practitioner

Dawn graduated summa cum laude from Kent State University in 2010 with a Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing. She has over eight years of experience working in a community mental health setting. She is an adult treatment provider at our downtown Warren location. Dawn treats individuals with depression, anxiety, Bi-Polar disorder, schizophrenia among many other diagnoses. Ohio Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances are accepted at Valley Counseling Services. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Ms. Culler please call 330.399.6451.

Dr. Giovanna Vinci-Khoury

Dr. Giovanna Vinci-Khoury

Adult and Child Psychiatrist

Dr. Vinci-Khoury is a board certified Psychiatrist practicing at our Children’s Office in Warren as well as our office located in Liberty. She is a graduate from Albert Einstein College of Medicine Yeshiva University and has been in practice for nearly 40 years. Dr. Vinci-Khoury specializes in the treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, anxiety and depression. She is also an adult treatment provider. Ohio Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances are accepted at Valley Counseling Services. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Vinci-Khoury at our Children’s Office in Warren, please call 330.395.9563 or contact 330.759.8237 for appointments in Liberty/Youngstown.

Zach Aldridge

Zach Aldridge

Nurse Practitioner

Zack graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Kent State University and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Akron. He is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years of nursing experience working in the neuroscience and psychiatry settings. He has also worked in the community mental health setting, substance use disorder treatment setting and with children and families. Mr. Aldridge currently treats adults and adolescents with mental health disorder including attention deficit disorder, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder and trauma related PTSD. Ohio Medicaid, Medicare and most insurances are accept. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Zack at our office located on Belmont Avenue in Youngstown please call 330.759.8237.