Labyrinth's Psychotherapists

Suzanne Peroutka
M.S., LCPC, ATR-BC, SEP

Ms. Peroutka is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Board Certified Registered Art Therapist. She is also an EMDR Therapist and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She works with children, adolescents, and adults.

Ms. Peroutka uses Art Therapy, Sandtray Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Hypnosis, HMR (Holographic Memory Resolution), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Play Therapy to treat a wide range of issues such as trauma, anxiety, overwhelm, eating disorders, self-injury, abuse and depression. She assures clients that Art Therapy requires no experience in the "arts" only a willingness to explore the creativity within.

Ms. Peroutka offers a monthly Somatic Experiencing Consultation Group for SE Therapists (see Consultation for more information.) She is also a provider for SE personal and individual consultation sessions, at all levels, for SE Therapists pursuing their SEP.

Paula Jo (PJ) Hruby
Ed.D., LCPC, SEP

Dr. P. J. Hruby is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She earned her doctorate in transpersonal psychology, which takes into consideration the whole person: mind-body- spirit. Her therapeutic background includes individual, relational, group and family counseling. In all of her sessions, Dr. Hruby uses alternative or experiential methods of therapy, which help accelerate change and often reduce time in counseling. Dr. Hruby is a Certified Therapist and Approved Consultant in EMDR and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.

Dr. Hruby believes that each individual is unique and has an innate drive to develop to her/his fullest potential. Her therapeutic approach is client-centered and focuses on insight-oriented therapies including transpersonal forms of therapy, particularly Jungian Psychology and Psychosynthesis. Psychosynthesis is a process of personal and spiritual growth that combines Western psychology and Eastern disciplines.

Dr. Hruby integrates many techniques and therapeutic methods into her work with clients. These include EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing), Somatic Experiencing, Guided Imagery, Dream Work, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Expressive Therapies, Hypnosis, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), HMR (Holographic Memory Resolution), Voice Dialogue, Dream Work and SoulCollage® in promoting growth and healing and to address relational issues, family problems, trauma, abuse, depression, disordered eating, overwhelm and grief.

As a trauma and anxiety specialist, Dr. Hruby helps individuals who have had intense experiences (sad, mad, bad, and scary) that keep popping up or in some way interfering with theirs lives. Often past experiences can drain energy and prevent happiness. Her expertise is in resolving these events/memories/feelings by aiding the mind and body in integrating or digesting them. Her goal is always to help clients feel more centered, in control, and moving forward in their lives.

Dr. Hruby offers a monthly EMDR Consultation Group for EMDR Therapists (see Consultation for more information or email Dr. Hruby at drpjhruby@sbcglobal.net). She is also a provider for SE personal sessions (Beginning & Intermediate Years) for SE Therapists pursuing their SEP.

Dianne Samp
M.S., LCPC, ATR-BC, SEP

Dianne Samp is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, a Registered Art Therapist, Certified EMDR Therapist and a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner. She is also a Personal Session Provider for Beginning Level SE Students. Ms. Samp received her Masters Degree from the Adler School of Professional Psychology in both Counseling and Art Therapy.

Ms. Samp specializes in working with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and the overwhelm of trauma. She has much experience working with women who are survivors of domestic abuse helping them navigate back to their inner strength and wisdom. Ms. Samp also works with women in transition facing the quandary of what to do next in their lives. Using her therapeutic skills and life experiences, Ms. Samp works alongside adults of all ages as they encounter the various challenges life presents helping to bring back to them the excitement of possibility. She also helps troubled teens master the challenges they face daily and gain the skills necessary to achieve personal success. Adolescents learn, from working with Ms. Samp, how to maneuver through the minefield of their ever-changing emotions.

Ms. Samp uses a combination of therapeutic methods including Art Therapy, Reality Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Yoga and Somatic Experiencing. These therapeutic methods and practices can work together to help Ms. Samp's clients travel through what is overwhelming to a place in which they are able to experience the spaciousness, grace and joy of life.

Valerie Maty
M.S., LCPC, CADC, ATR-BC, SEP

Valerie Maty is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), a Board Certified /Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and a Certified Addictions Counselor (CADC). She received her Masters Degree from the Adler School of Professional Psychology specializing in Counseling and Art Therapy, as well as Addictions Counseling. Ms. Maty utilizes many therapeutic approaches including: Art Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Focusing techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, Sand tray Therapy, Relaxation and Solution-oriented techniques to promote healing and growth. Ms. Maty incorporates the Twelve Steps and Relapse Prevention Planning to assist individuals who are exploring recovery.

Ms. Maty believes in compassionately and creatively encouraging and supporting you on your unique journey, while providing a safe context of hope where you can discover your authentic strengths and illuminate your inner light as you move towards wellness in your life. Ms. Maty has many years of experience walking alongside children, adolescents, adults and families journeying with them in the therapeutic process. Ms. Maty assists with exploring parenting concerns, parent/child relationships, adolescent transitions, overwhelm due to divorce/life transitions, medical trauma , anxiety due to ongoing medical procedures/treatment, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family of origin issues, PTSD, self-esteem, stress, school anxiety, and substance use.

She welcomes the opportunity to meet you and join you on your unique "journey" towards wellness.

Joseph Glim
M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Joseph Glim is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker working with children, adolescents, adults and families. He received his Masters Degree from Arizona State University. He is a trained EMDR Therapist and is in his third and final year of training in Somatic Experiencing. Mr. Glim utilizes many therapeutic approaches, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy and Guided Imagery to treat trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, phobias and family problems.

He has many years of experience working with at-risk youth and individuals struggling to create strong emotional bonds (for example, attachment issues related to abandonment, foster care and abuse). Mr. Glim has worked extensively with children exhibiting disruptive behaviors at home and school and also works with individuals suffering from low self-esteem and performance anxiety.

Mr. Glim's main goal is to help people discover their ability to successfully manage their emotions and stress in order to achieve healthy and fulfilling relationships. His belief in healing as a wholistic approach of mind-body-spirit is reflected in the experiential methods he uses in his therapeutic sessions.

Daisy

Daisy truly enjoys spending time at Labyrinth Counseling Center two days a week. Whether working with clients in Dr. PJ Hruby's office or greeting clients in the reception area, she loves to be with people. In every sense of the word, she is a lap dog.

Daisy is an 8 year old, 14-pound Pet Therapy Dog. She is delighted to use her skills, gentle nature and calm personality to be with clients and staff. No need to be concerned about allergies with Daisy. She has hair not fur; therefore, she doesn't shed.