Our team of Ph.D. and Master level mental-health specialists train providers to implement Multisystemic Therapy. We deliver ongoing support and consultation to our partners to ensure the highest quality clinical outcomes. In many cases, MST collaborates with Network Partners, which are prominent youth services organizations that are responsible for clinical quality and consistency.
Dr. Henggeler has published nearly 300 journal articles, book chapters, and books. He is the recipient of prestigious national awards including Points of Light Foundation President’s Award, Families Count Award, and he was named one of the twelve people who saved rehabilitation by the American Society of Criminology. Dr. Henggeler has also served on numerous editorial and review boards. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Schoenwald, a co-founder, has published extensively and served on numerous editorial, research, and advisory boards. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her doctoral degree from Duke University.
Dr. Rowland is a recognized leader in the field of psychiatry. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Louisiana State University and a medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
Ms. Szumski received her master's in social work from the University of Denver and her MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She joined MST Services in 2007.
Ms. Centeio holds Bachelor of Arts degrees and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. She joined MST Services in 2007.
Ms. Dean received her M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from UNC-Chapel Hill. She joined MST Services and began implementing our juvenile treatment programs in 2006.
Ms. Moore began her work in MST in 1999 at Adelphoi Village, PA, as an MST Therapist, there she was promoted to the MST Supervisor and MST Expert positions. Lori joined MST Services in June of 2008 as an MST Expert, was promoted to the Manager of Network Partnership position, and recently was promoted to the Director of the Network Partner Support (NPS) Division. Lori has over 30 plus years’ experience working with children, youth, and families in a wide range of community-based settings.
Mr. Pietkiewicz has a background in leadership, business strategy and new business development. In addition to serving six years in the United States Marine Corps, he received a bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Dr. Shortt started in 2000 as an MST therapist serving families in her current community of Clarksville, TN. She joined MST Services in 2006. Laura has a passion for clinical supervision and teaching mental health professionals. She received her M.S. in Community Psychology from Austin Peay State University and her EdD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University.
Mr. Strother, as a Co-Founder of MST Services, has been a driving force in scaling the dissemination of Multisystemic Therapy. He holds a bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and master’s degrees from Stanford University and an MBA from Duke University.