Meet our team
Our team of therapists and counselors are skilled, experienced, and dedicated. We want you to come to each therapy session knowing that you’ll be safe, supported and heard. You’ll begin to gain confidence, and build a foundation for a successful new life.
Patricia A. Van Kley, PhD
Patricia Van Kley is owner and supervising psychologist at Fort Meigs Wellness and Behavioral Health. Patricia is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years experience in private practice, residential, community, and academic settings. She earned her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Toledo. Her areas of expertise include treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, stress related conditions, chronic illness, relationship counseling, and coping with loss and life transitions.
Patricia is certified in mind-body medicine by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM) and is one of their senior faculty. She facilitates mind-body skills groups at Fort Meigs Wellness and conducts daylong and weekend retreats focusing on mind-body skills.
Patricia developed and taught a course entitled “Mindfulness, Meditation, and Health” for Saybrook University. Some of her recent work for CMBM includes a hospital-wide training in mind-body medicine for clinical and support staff at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana and a training for tribal and school leaders at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
Michael Roehrs, LISW, CEAP, DCSW
Michael Roehrs holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina. He is certified as a diplomat in clinical social work and is a certified employee assistance professional. He is licensed as an independent social worker with supervisory endorsement and has over thirty years of experience as a clinical social worker.
Michael utilizes a solution-oriented approach to helping individuals and families find resolution to life’s challenges. He enjoys working with teenagers and adults who are experiencing difficulty in coping. These challenges may include dealing with depression, anxiety, PTSD, stress management, ADD/ADHD and work related issues. Michael has completed extensive post-graduate training in couples and family therapy and in behavioral management of chronic pain and chronic and end stage illness. In addition to his clinical work, Mike has worked with family businesses and larger corporations on resolving employee issues.
Barbara E. Metcalf, LISW, ACSW, MSW
Barbara Metcalf is a licensed independent social worker. She obtained her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. She has practiced in the Toledo area for over thirty years. She has experience in individual, family and group therapies.
Her specific areas of specialization are change of life issues (relationship, health and grief), LGBT issues, and helping people manage mental health issues including anxiety, depression and ADHD/ADD. Barbara is clinically trained and uses a holistic approach, working with the mind, body, and spirit in helping people maximize functioning and obtain a balanced quality of life.
Jean Cook, LPCC-S
Jean Cook is a licensed independent clinical counselor with supervisory status. She graduated with her master’s degree in counseling from the University of Toledo and completed post-master’s work at Heidelberg University. Jean has been trained in the use of clinical hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She received specialized training from Rutgers University in the area of adoption disruption.
Jean works with all ages from preschoolers through adulthood. Her areas of expertise include dealing with child abuse and neglect, adoption and foster care, issues related to childhood sexual abuse and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Jean has also worked with Rahab’s Heart and the Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition in the identification and rehabilitation of youth and adults who are victims and survivors of sex trafficking.
Rick Hoernemann, LPC, LICDC, CEAP
Prior to joining Fort Meigs Wellness and Behavioral Health, Rick worked as a counselor in employee assistance programs for over 25 years. In this role, he became adept at addressing a wide array of problems including couple and family discord, adjustment to divorce, depression and anxiety, alcohol/drug abuse, co-dependency, stress, anger management, work and career issues, chronic illness, and loss.
Rick earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling, both from the Bowling Green State University. He has maintained a long-standing interest in the assessment and treatment of chemical dependency and is a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Employee Assistance Professional.
Lacey Wesche, MSW, LISW
Lacey is a licensed independent social worker with experience working with children, adolescents and families. She has over 10 years experience in community, residential, and private practice settings. Lacey earned her Master of Social Work degree from Eastern Michigan University.
Lacey enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults in the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders, grief and women’s issues including dealing with infertility. She has an extensive background and training in working with survivors of abuse and the treatment of PTSD. Lacey utilizes a solution-focused approach including mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure and family therapy.
Annette Clark, LPCC-S
Annette obtained a Master of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and has worked in the mental health field for over 23 years. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory endorsement. Annette has a vast amount of experience with both adults and youth providing individual, couples, family and group counseling.
Annette is proficient in helping others understand and learn to cope with anxiety, depression and trauma. Further, she has a passion for working with parents and children to address emotional and behavioral issues. Annette approaches treatment from a holistic perspective and uses strength based, cognitive behavioral, solution focused and mindfulness techniques to help you reach your goals.