UMCH Program Managers

 

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Catherine McCutcheon, LPCC-S, LICDC, Treatment Foster Care Clinical Supervisor

Cathy received her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at New York University in 1983. She has postgraduate education in clinical counseling and school counseling.

She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with permission to Supervise (PCC-S).  She is also a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor with permission to supervise (LICDC).

Cathy specializes in marriage and family counseling, LGBTQ issues, grief and loss, learning disabilities, substance abuse, and life transitions. She has worked with young children, adolescents, and adults.

Amanda Pizzuti, LISW-S, Intensive Home Based Treatment Clinical Supervisor

Amanda graduated with her Master Degree in Social Work concentrating in Child Welfare, and her Bachelor Degree in Social work from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She was awarded the federal Title IV-E Stipend to receive specialized training in Child Welfare. Amanda held memberships in National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Kappa Phi, and Phi Alpha honor societies.

Amanda has over 10 years of experience working in the mental health field. In Florida, she worked with adults who had a severe and persistent life-long mental illness diagnosis. She also practiced in the community based setting providing counseling to youth and families in Strengthening Family Dynamics, Supportive Family Counseling, and Family Reunification programs. After moving to Ohio, in 2013, she joined the UMCH Family Services team and continued working in the community setting. Amanda has delivered care in a variety of programs at UMCH, including the IHBT program, and outpatient school and office based counseling program. Amanda administered diagnostic assessments for youth involved with Franklin County Children’s Services, and consultation for caseworkers there regarding the mental and behavioral health of youth on their caseloads.

Amanda enjoys working in a supervisory role, providing support and guidance to clinicians working in the intensive community based setting and contributing to the management team of the agency. She has overseen UMCH’s IHBT team adhering to the State of Ohio’s Medicaid IHBT fidelity model as they provide strength based, solution focused counseling approaches to youth and their families.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, spoiling her dog Louis, and exploring all that Columbus has to offer. Go Bucks!

Michael Sivey, MEd, LPCC-S, Outpatient Services Clinical Supervisor

Michael received his Master’s degree in Counseling Education and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at University of North Texas. He minored in addictions and rehabilitation and has worked in the field of mental health for over 18 years.
He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory designation and received certification as a level-1 trauma specialist.
Michael’s experience includes working with children, adolescents and adults, but his specialty includes adolescents and addictions. He enjoys working as a supervisor and helping other clinicians grow and develop their skills working with children and families, but also continues to do counseling of his own, a passion he would love to continue for years to come.