The therapy staff at Cross the Bridge Counseling is dedicated to the emotional well-being of our clients and their families in every aspect of their lives. Meet our therapists below to learn more about our individual specialties.
Bridgette Simmons started with Roosa Counseling Services in 1999, assisting with supervised visitations, and then transitioned to working the front office. During this time, Bridgette attended graduate school and obtained her Master’s of Social Work from Marywood University in 2005. Since then, she has become quite a fine therapist in her own right, working with children, teens, and adults. Having been trained by Jeffrey A. Roosa, LSCWR, she continues to provide the areas most comprehensive play therapy program. Bridgette currently serves as the Director of Cross the Bridge.
Erin Bradley-Petersen sees adults for one-on-one sessions. She attended New York University for her Master’s of Social Work. Erin is a Senior Staff Therapist, was one of the original Play Therapy Assistants, and is very familiar with our system.
Gregg worked for Roosa Counseling for 3 years. He then left to persue other aspects of therapy. He recently returned to see adults with Cross the Bridge Counseling.
Elizabeth joined our team in March of 2017. She attended Pace University graduating in May of 2013. She enjoys helping her clients feel heard and understood. Currently she works with children and teens in our play therapy program and also sees adults and couples.
Eleni joined our team in May 2016. She is loved by all her clients. She has experience with children, teens, and adults. She is also a master addiction counselor.
Jeffrey started Roosa Counseling Services, now known as Cross the Bridge, in 1998. He had been in the field since 1990, with experience as a Probation Officer, Parent-Child Mediator, Community Dispute Mediator, and Therapist. He was also a field instructor for several graduate schools, instructing Graduate Students. He was the author of Anxiety Disorder Handbook and The ADHD Kid and presented on these topics widely. He also wrote Play Therapy, through which he established a unique form of play therapy. Jeffrey passed away in June 2014. His team continues on and use every lesson they learned from him in their continued effort to provide superior therapy.
You will learn the most in your Graduate Program from the Internship that you select. Roosa Counseling Services provides Internships/Externships that help students grow and decide which area of social work best suits them. We work with all populations, Adults, Teens & Children, in all formats, Individual, Couples, Group & Family, so there will be something that appeals to you! We help tie-in things that you have learned in your program, so you can understand why you spent the class-time on it. We incorporate theory in practice as well, so your overall experience will tie everything together – and help you with licensure testing!
We are searching for that perfect LMHC to work in our Rock Hill office. We have been strongly invested in the Sullivan County area for the past decade, working to help people (adults and children) adjust to their situations. If you like independence within a greater system, join us!