Couples & Codependency
Children & Adolescents
Reading & Online
M.Ed., MA, LPC, CAADC
Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor & Department of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional
Tonia Knight is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has spent over 20 years working with children, adolescents and adults. Whether it was teaching special education classes, working as a Mobile Therapist/Behavior Specialist, managing cases in therapeutic foster care, or counseling in the mental health or drug and alcohol field, her heart has always been in helping her clients to achieve the healthiest version of themselves possible.
Tonia has experience working with individuals in recovery and their loved ones as well. Tonia has empathy and compassion for the struggles that are encountered on the road to healing for all those involved. She has knowledge in codependency, enabling, and fostering healthy relationships. Tonia also has experience in working through grief, anxiety, depression, PTSD, anger management, and building positive self-esteem. Tonia has worked with individuals in the LGBT community as well as with individuals under the Autism Spectrum.
Tonia focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy and strength based approaches that nurture a client centered environment. By utilizing characteristics that are already present and channeling them in healthy ways, Tonia believes that anyone can learn new ways to perceive their lives without the need to change who they are at the core.
Tonia believes that everyone can learn from one another and that we should always remain teachable. She has earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology as well as a Masters degree in Education and Teaching Certification in Special Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Tonia also has a Masters degree In the Art of Community Counseling from Alvernia University.
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change"