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, LCSW-C
Abby received her Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Work from Salisbury University. Abby is a Board Approved Social Worker through the Maryland Board of Social Workers. She has worked in the Mental Health Field for several years with her work being in the school systems as well as providing psychotherapy in an outpatient clinic setting. Abby also has experience as a program coordinator of a mobile crisis program for youth. Abby is a trauma certified therapist and has completed training in Theraplay and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Abby is also certified as a Youth Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Abby is currently going through TraumaPlay Certification and will finish certification in the beginning of 2022. She is very eager to bring all knowledge back to Striving For Wellness Together.
Kellieann Jones, LCSW-C
Kellieann is a graduate of Salisbury University and has her Masters degree in Social Work. Kellieann has worked in the Mental Health field for several years with her work being within our local school systems as well as providing psychotherapy in the outpatient setting. Kellieann has completed trauma training and is certified as a Certified Trauma Professional. Kellieann is currently going through TraumaPlay Certification and will finish certification in the beginning of 2022.
Lisa Petroske, LMSW, MT-BC
Lisa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania and completed her Masters of Social Work at Salisbury University. She has worked in the field of mental health for close to 20 years with experience in inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, and adjunct community programming. In addition to being a board certified music therapist, Lisa is a certified trauma therapist and has completed training in Theraplay and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She is also a dually certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid. Lisa meets her teenage and adult clients “where they are” in an organic manner in order to develop a strong therapeutic rapport and pave the path for helping them meet their goals.
Allyson Wozniak, LMSW
Ally is a licensed social worker who has experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. Ally graduated with both her Bachelors and Masters 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.