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Meet Our Team


Lisa Dunn, LISW-S, SAP

Clinical Director

Lisa earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Cleveland State University.  She has been in the behavioral health field for more than twenty years with experience providing clinical services to those in need.  In addition to her clinical work she has extensive experience providing clinical and administrative/operational leadership.  She continues to be driven by her passion to help others.


Sarah Ballash, LSW



Carmella Johnson, LSW



Michelle Lanzi, MSSA, LISW-S


Michelle Lanzi, MSSA, LISW-S graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, and Case Western Reserve University with a Master’s of Science in Social Administration. Michelle has 16 years clinical experience in the field of mental health, and has specialized in the treatment of co-occurring disorders for individuals 18+ for more than a decade.  Michelle has worked in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient counseling centers, and inpatient hospital systems.  Michelle has experience in providing individual and group counseling, facilitation & management of Intensive Outpatient Programs, Clinical Supervision, Program Development & Implementation, and is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  Michelle’s areas of competence include: Assessment & Screening, Dual Diagnosis, Mood & Anxiety Disorders in Adults, Personality Disorders, and Chemical Dependency/Addictions.  Michelle is located at the Mentor office.


Marisa Rodgers, LCDCIII, SUD Program Supervisor, Group Leader/TBS

Treatment Specialist 

Marisa holds a B.S. degree in Psychology from South University in Savannah, Georgia, and has a LCDCIII license for patients battling alcohol and drug addiction.  

She has multiple roles at Charak Center providing case management services and Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS) for the mental Health population. Marisa also supervises our Substance Use Disorder Program while running IOP groups and providing training to Charak Interns, case managers, TBS workers.  


Stephen Roos, LPCC-S

Psychotherapist/Group Leader/Supervisor

Steve holds a Master's degree from Wright State University in Mental Health Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling, and a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Interdisciplinary Studies.  He has been an individual and group therapist at community behavioral health and addiction agencies for 20 years, and specializes in motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy.  Steve works with clients who have been diagnosed with anything from depression or anxiety, to bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, to personality disorders, as well as those with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse/dependence conditions.  Steve sees clients at the Mentor and Garfield Heights offices.

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Deborah Robenstine, LPC



Candice Sanborn, LISW


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