Our Clinical Staff

Carlock & Associates has a very knowledgeable and expert staff with centuries of combined experience.
  • Jesse Carlock, Owner, PHD Owner

    Jesse Carlock, Owner, PHD

    Jesse Carlock, PHD is a psychologist, writer, trainer, and educator. Jesse has extensively trained in Gestalt and Satir Systems Theory.

  • Cathy Varvel, Office Manager Office Manager

    Cathy Varvel, Office Manager

    Cathy, a life-long resident of Dayton, Ohio, has been working at Carlock and Associates for a total of six years and has worked her way up in the organization to her current position as Office Manager.

  • Patti Schwartztrauber, M.S.W, L.I.S.W. M.S.W., L.I.S.W.

    Patti Schwartztrauber, M.S.W, L.I.S.W.

    Patti has displayed clinical competency in working with individuals experiencing symptoms of such disorders as depression, PTSD, alcohol dependency, marital conflict, and anxiety disorders.

  • Kathleen Glaus PHD, Psy.D PHD

    Kathleen Glaus PHD, Psy.D

    Kathleen has been licensed as a psychologist since 1978. She has received extension training in behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, Gestalt and systems approaches to therapy.

  • Kay Higgs-Adams, MSW LISW-S CFLE MSW LISW-S

    Kay Higgs-Adams, MSW LISW-S CFLE

    Kay Higgs-Adams holds a Masters in Social Work from the West Virginia. University School of Social Work and is licensed as an independent social worker supervisor, State of Ohio.

  • Megan Pera, MA, LISW-S LISW-S

    Megan Pera, MA, LISW-S

    Megan Pera, MA, LISW-S, approaches therapy from a strength-based perspective while helping awaken clients' own ability to heal.