S. Rachel Nijakowski, PhD, is the Sophia Center’s Founder and Executive Director. Through her training and expertise in psychological and psycho-educational testing, she has given many individuals the care and accommodations they need to confidently embrace their education and life path.
Leah Cavanaugh, MSW, LISW is a clinical social worker specializing in childhood and adolescent behavioral health issues. Trained primarily as a cognitive behavioral therapist, Leah utilizes a short-term, goal-focused approach for treatment with individuals, families, and groups.
Dianne M. Nyitray-Kaericher, MSW, LISW is a psychotherapist with more than 20 years of practice and additional training. Dianne focuses on mind/body interactions and their effect on an individual’s overall wellness.
Ildi Crawford is a clinical social worker and independent chemical dependency counselor with more than 20 years of experience helping people with depression, anxiety, panic disorders and eating disorders.
L. Joan Dvorak, B.Ed., is a specialist in Learning and Behavioral Disorders, ADHD and Memory Dysfunction. She is one of the Sophia Center’s educational testing experts and is honored to work with students and parents in the areas of diagnosing learning difficulties and tutoring.