About Us

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Dennis A. Marikis, Ph.D.

Dennis A. Marikis completed his BS, MA and PhD in Counseling and Clinical Psychology from the Ohio State UniversityHe completed post-graduate clinical experience in individual/group therapy and forensic evaluations integrated with the University of Iowa and the Veteran’s Administration. He has also been a Clinical Trainer at the Ohio State University, a Counselor at Kenyon College and in various private and public agencies providing services to children and adults.  He currently holds a license in Clinical Psychology in the State of Ohio. 

In 1983, Dennis founded Mt. Vernon and Mansfield Psychological Services, a multi-faceted private mental health clinic serving individuals and organizations in a fivecounty area. He continues to serve as the Director and has established numerous employee assistance programs and consultation services for businesses, churches, educational and health care facilities.   

Since 2005, Dennis has served as a coordinator for ACT (Adults & Children Together Against Violence,) the American Psychological Association program for training in Cognitive Interventions for Trauma Based Treatment for Children. He also serves as a military trainer for Cognitive Interventions for Trauma. 

Dennis is a national seminar consultant for Mind Matters and Cortex Seminars and provides international training on Resiliency, Mindfulness and Integrated Interventions for the Institute for Brain Potential.  

In 2010, he was invited by local school districts to assist with assessments and services for students with special needs. He brings his expertise in neuropsychology and understanding learning challenges with an emphasis on growth mindset to the educational team in the best interest of children and their special needs.   

Contact Dennis at [email protected]

View Dennis’ Resume

Jan M. Broomall, M.S.

Jan Broomall has an MS in Special Education/Educational Psychology from the University of Texas and a BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland. She completed post-graduate and continuing education in clinical psychology and educational administration from The Ohio State University Law School, The Harvard Medical School, Hood College, Ashland University and Andrews University.

Retired from public service in Ohio, Jan is currently a Psychometrician & Educational Consultant DBA Illumined Crossing, LLC. She collaborates with Mansfield Psychological Services for special education assessment and consultation. She holds the status of Adjunct Professor for Otterbein University’s graduate program in special education   

Jan has been advocating for, working with and administering services for people with disabilities for over 40 years in public and private systems in Maryland, Texas and Ohio. Her experience includes program development, educational assessment and planningcase management, mental health, risk management and business administration, as well as policy development as an Assistant Deputy Director at the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. Jan is a strong advocate for children and their families while specializing in the development of service delivery systems designed to enhance program effectiveness and efficiency while maintaining compliance with accreditation and monitoring standards. She believes that by increasing the growth and achievement of ALL students, productive and meaningful lives are formed, resulting in a better society today, and in the future.  

If you would like to know more about Jan, she welcomes your visit to her LinkedIn page, https://www.linkedin.com/in/janbroomall

She has also published special education resources that are available free on Lulu.com. She encourages you to download these publications: 

Contact Jan at [email protected]

View Jan’s Resume

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