The Lehman Center offers emergency respite care for children newborn through six years of age in a 24-hour crisis nursery, art and child-centered therapy, family advocate services, and parent support groups. Referrals may be made by calling The Lehman Center at (717) 845-5771.
Emily Alvarez, MPS, ATR-BC, LPC is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. Emily received a Masters in Art Therapy from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2011. She also has a Bachelor degree in Art and Education with a minor in Psychology from Swarthmore College in Philadelphia. Emily has worked with a variety of populations in the US and overseas. Emily has experience working with children, youth, and families in school and educational settings, shelter and housing systems, and home and community-based programs.
Courtney Weik, MA ATR-BC is a full time Art Therapist at The Lehman Center. Ms. Weik received her Master’s degree in Art Therapy from Cedar Crest College in August 2016. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a minor in Psychology from Kutztown University. Ms. Courtney has experience working with mental and physical illness in children, adolescents and adults, within a medical setting and open studio environment.
Frances Leiter Center offers child-centered therapy and individual counseling for children and adolescents ages 2-18, referral services, support groups, and community education.
Kalyani Glass Broderick, MS is a full-time Play Therapist at the Frances Leiter Center. Kay received a Master of Science in Counseling, with a Clinical Mental Health concentration, from Shippensburg University in 2019, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She provides child-centered therapy using play, art, and talk, as well as actively involving caregivers in their children’s healing through filial and attachment-focused techniques. She also offers parenting skills coaching, based on the Incredible Years Series and Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14, and has a special interest in adoption and foster care, trauma recovery, and dissociation. Kay is bilingual in Spanish and accepting of all religious and spiritual traditions.
Frances Leiter Center
539 Lincoln Way East
Chambersburg, PA 17201
The Nicarry Center offers art and child-centered therapy, God’s Closet clothing bank, the Healing Garden Greenhouse, and the Children’s Garden and houses the administrative offices for Children’s Aid Society. Referrals may be made by calling The Nicarry Center at 717-624-4461.
Francis Marie Soto, MA is a full-time art therapist at the Nicarry Center. Francis received her Master’s degree in Art therapy with Specialization in Counseling from Seton Hill University in May 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in both Art Therapy and Studio Art from Cedar Crest College in May 2014. Francis’ experiences include working with children, adolescents, and individuals with special needs.
Lindsey Weaver, MA is a full time Art Therapist at the Nicarry Center. Lindsey received a Master’s in Creative Arts Therapy from Hofstra University in Long Island in 2017. She also earned a Bachelor’s degree in 2013 from The Pennsylvania State University in Visual Arts. Lindsey has experience working with children and youth both with and without developmental delays and special needs. She also has experience working with adults and young adults in a psychiatric setting and experience working with geriatrics.
Jenell Boyer is a part-time Family Advocate at the Nicarry Center. Jenell received a Bachelors degree in Social Work from Elizabethtown College. She has previous experience providing support coordination services to children with special needs and their families. Jenell currently resides in New Oxford and in her spare time she loves to run, hike, read, play with her kids, and go on vacations with family.
The Nicarry Center
343 Lincoln Way West
New Oxford, PA 17350