HONESDALE —The Pike Behavioral Health Center, part of Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers, welcomes Licensed Clinical Social Worker Neil Petrosky as the newest member of its staff. Petrosky provides counseling for both children and adults at the outpatient facility.

Petrosky received his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Marywood University, Scranton and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Scranton. He has been working in the Human Service field since 1994 and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in 2014.

He was most recently employed by Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Social Services Department where he served as both Hospice and Acute Care Rehabilitation Social Worker, a position he will continue on a per diem basis. Petrosky has been an active member of the Pike/Wayne Suicide Awareness Committee since 2012, currently acting as chairperson and facilitator of the monthly Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group.

"My experience with hospital and hospice patients has been very rewarding. However, I'm looking forward to working with individuals from all age groups while at the Pike Behavioral Health Center," stated Petrosky.

In his new role, Petrosky will provide individual counseling to patients affected by ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, stress and anger and/or life transitions such as grief, unemployment, relocation, parenthood, divorce, separation and other difficult stressors of life events.

Referrals for outpatient therapy can come from physicians, family members or community resources. Patients may also self-refer. To make an appointment with Petrosky or to learn more about Pike Behavioral Health, call 570-775-4081.

WMCHC is a federally qualified health center clinically affiliated with Wayne Memorial Health System, Inc. For more information on all of our services, call 570-253-8390 or visit us atwww.wmh.org/WMCHC.