Meet Our Team
April Sobieralski, Psy.D.
*April is not currently accepting new patients. Please feel free to contact to be added to the waitlist for openings in February 2022. Also, April would be happy to assist you in finding another provider that could meet your needs - you're welcome to call for a free consultation!
Dr. April Sobieralski is a DBT-Linehan Board of Certification Certified Clinician™. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University in 2012 and is a licensed clinical psychologist. Her area of expertise is in adherent Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and she has been intensively trained by Behavioral Tech, LLC trainers. April has experience using DBT to treat many disorders involving emotion dysregulation. April specializes in behavioral treatments, in addition to cognitive-behavioral therapy and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of social and emotional difficulties. She also uses exposure-based therapies to treat symptoms related to trauma. April provides Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Parent Management Training for children with oppositional and noncompliant behaviors. Additionally, she provides intervention and support for those maintaining eating disorder recovery. April offers supervision, consultation, and training for colleagues seeking continuing education. April was presented with the Outstanding Early Career Psychologist Award in 2016 from the Cleveland Psychological Association (CPA) and currently volunteers her time on the Board of Directors of the CPA as the Past-President and interim Treasurer.
Katie Engel, LPCC
Katie graduated from John Carroll University, where she obtained her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has received extensive training in several evidence-based treatments including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). Her area of specialty is in adherent DBT. She has received training from Behavioral Tech, LLC trainers and intensively trained DBT therapists. Katie has experience utilizing DBT to treat both adolescents and adults who struggle with many disorders that include emotion dysregulation. She is committed to utilizing evidence-based treatments for adolescents and adults struggling with trauma-related disorders, anxiety and mood disorders. She provides intervention and treatment for those with feeding and eating disorders. Additionally, Katie treats individuals coping with the loss of a loved one, specifically neonatal loss. She uses EMDR to treat stress and trauma-related symptoms. Katie attends trainings within her specialty multiple times a year in an effort to maintain adherence and provide her clients with effective, research supported treatment.
Kate Burrows, LPCC
Kate Burrows, LPCC graduated from Kent State University with a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Muhlenberg College. Through her career, Kate has worked with children, adolescents, and adults. Kate specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and eating disorders using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based therapies. Kate also has experience working with clients to manage adjustment issues, grief and loss, stress, and body dissatisfaction. Kate is excited to join the talented team at Lakewest DBT and is dedicated to helping her clients develop the skills to improve their quality of life and reach their goals
Arianna Constantakes, Psy.D.
Dr. Arianna Constantakes, Psy.D. earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Xavier University in 2021 and is completing her Postdoctoral Fellowship at LakeWest DBT. She completed undergraduate at Case Western Reserve University. Arianna has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families for concerns such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, adjustment, grief and loss, and other disorders of emotion regulation. Arianna provides evidence-based treatment including trauma-focused therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). She also provides Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) for children with non-compliant behaviors. Arianna has received training from intensively trained DBT therapists and provides comprehensive DBT to adolescents and adults to address suicidality, self-injurious behavior, impulsivity, and emotional dysregulation. Arianna volunteers her time with the Cleveland Psychological Association and is excited to be settling in the Cleveland community.
Christina Scalese, RD, LD, RYT
Christina Scalese is a registered and licensed dietitian. Christina is a graduate of The University of Akron Coordinated Program. Christina has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Communications and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics.
As a dietitian, Christina specializes in nutrition counseling and education in the treatment eating disorders, weight management and intuitive eating for adults and adolescents. She has a passion for helping others develop a positive relationship with food and their body. Christina is also a registered yoga teacher. She uses the practice of yoga, mindfulness and meditation to help others find balance within themselves to enhance their overall wellness.