Establishing Roots, Strengthening Relationships, and Maintaining Growth

At Forest Counseling we help individuals and families make discoveries about themselves while helping them overcome any obstacles they face. We help clients with depression, anxiety, ADHD, parent child interaction therapy, life transitions, and other mental health issues. Please contact me to begin your personal journey.
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Mark Lesniewski, LPC

Graduated from: - Gannon University's Psychology program in 2013 - Niagara University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program in 2016. Clinical Internships (Child & Adolescent Focused): - Achievement Center's Summer Treatment Program (Summer 2012 Erie, PA) - Cleveland Hill Family Resource Center (2014-2015 Cheektowaga, NY) - Monsignor Carr Children's Institute (2015-2016 Niagara Falls, NY) Previous Work: - BestSelf Behavioral Health (2016-2021 Hamburg, NY) as a Child and Family Counselor/Senior Clinician providing child/adolescent/family therapy to those in need to strengthen relationships and assist those struggling with ADHD, ODD, anxiety, depression, trauma, and other mental health issues. Currently Trained/Certified in: - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Anxiety - Trained in Trauma Focused CBT - Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) - Parent Child Interaction Therapy for Toddlers (PCIT-T). - Both PCIT/PCIT-T provide families with children 0-7 skills in strengthening family relationships, improve listening skills, managing anger/aggression, and self-regulating emotions. Please contact me if you are interested in scheduling your first appointment at 814-482-2209 or
Mark Lesniewski
  • 0-25 years old
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Parenting
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bullying
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • School Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Family Conflict
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Social Anxiety
  • Grief
  • Coping Skills


  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family/Marital Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Trauma Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Insurance Accepted

  • Highmark
  • HIghmark CHIP
  • UPMC Commercial
  • UPMC for Kids
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Optum
  • Aetna

Forest Counseling LLC

2700 West 21 St Ste 5
Erie, PA 16506

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