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All sessions are now being conducted through Tele-Mental Health services utilizing video modalities by using online. Click Here to find out more about these services... If you do not have internet access, you can also utilize telephonic sessions with your Cornerstone Therapist/Counselor by phone.  If you are feeling anxious, you can contact them to discuss the HIPAA compliant '' option that Cornerstone Counseling has available to utilize from home, if you have a computer, tablet, or smart phone. is a very reliable site, and very easy to use. It is free for all clients, and you do not need to create an account or download anything to your device!

Important Resources:
1.   Mental Health Emergency  Helpline:   888-829-1341
2.   COVID-19 Healthcare Advice:   570-284-3657
3.   Disaster Distress Hotline:   800-985-5990
4.   National Domestic Violence Hotline:   800-799-7233
5.   Crisis Text Line - Text "PA" to 741-741

  Welcome to our website... Cornerstone Counseling & Consulting Specialists, LLC is a highly specialized, licensed and credentialed group practice located at the Twin Stacks Complex, 1172 Twin Stacks Drive in Dallas, Pennsylvania. We offer services to adults, children, individuals, families & couples... Specializing in traumatic stress therapy, complex PTSD, GLBT issues, substance abuse, stress disorders, depression and anxiety.


  Marie C. Gray, Ph.D., L.P.C., F.A.A.E.T.S., F.N.C.C.M., B.C.E.T.S., C.T.M.H., C.C.T.P. Level 1 & Level 2, opened the doors to private practice in January 2003 as a sole practitioner located within the heart of the Back Mountain at the Twin Stacks Complex.  Already recognized as a specialist and expert in the field of traumatic stress both locally, state wide and nationally, she contracted with different organizations to provide therapy, psychoeducation, in addition to intermediate and advanced level training and supervision to professionals and organizations within the mental health community and state hospital systems. In December 2007, Dr. Gray incorporated Cornerstone Counseling & Consulting Specialists, LLC as a sole-proprietorship, based on recognizing the need to expand in order to meet the needs of identified consumers. Click Here to read more about Dr. Gray.

  Our areas of specialties remain to be Trauma Specific as opposed to Trauma Informed treatment utilizing the VSI©:Victim, Survivor, Integration Model for treating trauma, abuse, victimization through a socio cultural relational model which remains to be based in object relations and trauma focused cognitive behavioral

therapy, striving on empowerment through inherent or acquired resiliency.  The professional staff associated with Cornerstone remain to be recognized as experts within the field of Trauma Practice, Education and Research locally and outside the realm of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The associated areas of practice includes treatment specific to children [as young as two years old], adolescents, adults, families, couples and small specialized appropriate group therapeutic interventions. The specialized practitioners within the context of Cornerstone remain recognized, respected and sought out as expert witnesses within the legal and family court systems as well as child welfare, child, adolescent and adult Mental Health and Cognitive Deficit advocates/organizations as well as LGBTQI specialized areas of practice.

  Practitioners for Cornerstone Counseling and Consulting Specialists, LLC, are required to be licensed or licensure eligible and must maintain said licensure in addition to obtaining and maintaining specialized ongoing training, membership and credentialing through qualified organizations such as National Center for Crisis Management [NCCM], American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress [AAETS], International Society for the Study of Dissociation and Trauma [ISSTD], International Society for the Studies for Traumatic Stress [ISSTS], National Organization for Victims Assistance [NOVA], American Psychological Association [APA], American Counseling Association [ACA] National Association of Social Workers [NASW], Northamerican Association of Masters in Psychology [NAMP], National Board for Certified Counselors [NBCC],  and American Psychotherapy Association [APA]. Additionally, our practitioners maintain membership to state, county and local aspects of the above credentialing and professional organizations such as Northeastern Pennsylvania Psychological Association [NEPPA], Pennsylvania Counseling Association [PCA], Pennsylvania Association for Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues in Counseling [PALGBIC] in addition to receiving ongoing supervision by two licensed psychologists and Dr. Marie Gray who remains licensed as a Professional Counselor and maintains Fellow Status in two areas through National Center for Crisis Management and American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

  Cornerstone Counseling & Consulting Specialists, LLC now offers Tele-Mental Health services utilizing telephonic and video modalities. Click Here to find out more about these services...


Currently, Cornerstone Counseling and Consulting Specialists, LLC. accepts:

  • All First Priority Plans
  • Aetna  (Some providers credentialed/some are not)
  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Optum
  • All other Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans including those identified through CHIP
  • PCCD Pennsylvania Crime Victims Compensation Funding for Victims of Crime
  • Medicare  (Filled to capacity - No wait list)
  • Medicaid  (Filled to capacity - No wait list)


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