While we thrive to offer best quality services, what really makes Striving For Wellness Together unique is our incredible team. Owners, Abby and Kellieann are passionate, experienced, talented and friendly. Get to know the people behind the business, who are dedicated to making sure your needs are not only met, but exceeded.
Abby Tyner, Owner, LCSW-C
Abby is a licensed clinical social worker that has worked in the field of mental health for seven years, practicing therapy for those seven years. Abby is certified through the Maryland Board of Social Workers to supervise licensed master level clinicians who are seeking clinical licensure and currently supervises our Licensed Master level clinicians. She grew up Queen Anne's County, Maryland and went on for both her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree in Social Work from Salisbury University. Abby began her career in mental health by working at an out-patient mental health agency providing office and school-based therapy in Queen Anne's County. Abby went on to be the program coordinator of a mobile crisis stabilization services program that served the five Mid-Shore Counties of the Eastern Shore and a school-based therapist in Talbot County, Maryland before returning back to Queen Anne's and opening Striving For Wellness Together with her twin sister, Kellieann. Her specialties include working with children, adolescents and families. Abby also has experience working with the 0-5 population in Early Head Start, Head Start and Family Center settings. Abby is a Certified TraumaPlay therapist and has completed Level I Trauma Training through the Lisa Ferentz Institute. Abby also has training in Theraplay and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Abby is in the process of completing her EMDR certification as well this year. Abby is excited to bring this treatment modality to Striving For Wellness Together. Lastly, Abby is certified as a Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Abby actively cheers on, empowers and supports her clients in the therapy process and hopes that you leave each session with increased knowledge, insight and motivation.
Kellieann Jones, Owner, LCSW-C
Kellieann is a licensed clinical social worker that has worked in the field of mental health for six years, practicing therapy for those six years. Kellieann is certified through the Maryland Board of Social Workers to supervise licensed master level clinicians who are seeking clinical licensure. She grew up Queen Anne's County, Maryland where she attended Queen Anne's County Public Schools. Kellieann then went on for both her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree in Social Work from Salisbury University. Kellieann began her career in mental health by working at an out-patient mental health agency providing office and school-based therapy in Queen Anne's County. Kellieann then served schools in Caroline County, Maryland before returning back to Queen Anne's and opening Striving For Wellness Together. Her specialties include working with children, adolescents and families. Kellieann is a certified child and adolescent trauma professional and a certified TraumaPlay therapist. Kellieann is in the process of obtaining her certification in Parent Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT) and will complete her certification this year. Kellieann actively empowers you in the therapy process and hopes that you leave each session feeling the best version of you.
Allyson Dulin, LCSW-C
Ally is a licensed clinical social worker who has experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. Ally graduated with both her bachelor's and master's degree in social work from Salisbury University and has been focusing on assisting individuals with mental health needs on the eastern shore through outpatient mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation settings. Ally has completed the Lisa Ferentz Institute Level 1 Trauma Training and earned a Trauma certificate from this program. Ally is also certified in Mental Health First Aid and completed Safe Space training for the LGBTQ+ community. Ally enjoys bringing a variety of methods to therapy to ensure an organic therapeutic experience for her clients.
Katie Falls, LMSW
Katie is an Eastern Shore native who was raised and still resides in Kent County, Maryland. Katie is a licensed social worker with a master's degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and has bachelor's degree in psychology from Salisbury University. Katie has internship experience from Talbot County Department of Social Services in the family preservation unit and at Sudlersville Elementary Schools Judy Center. Katie holds a certification as a trauma therapist. Katie is joining the team as a full-time clinician who will work in our office Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays. Katie will also be providing school-based services at Radcliffe School in Chestertown, Maryland.
Front Desk Assistant
Megan joins the team with experience in customer service and early childhood education. Megan will be with Striving For Wellness Together full-time, Monday through Friday.
Samantha Herr, MSW Intern
Sam is completing her master's through the advanced standing master's Program at Salisbury University. Sam will be working with us in the office and schools until graduation in May of 2024. Sam comes to us with experience with residential settings for adults, psychiatric rehabilitation programs and ages 0-5.