Joe Yensel ~ Owner, The Cole Center

Dr. Jen Yensel, Clinical Director

Dr. Jen Yensel has a PhD. in Counselor Education Supervision from Kent State University and is independently licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory status in the State of Ohio. In addition to her PhD, Jen has a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Kent State University.  Jen has experience working in inpatient, outpatient, and school settings.  She has had the opportunity to work with a myriad of clients who dealt with a wide range of mental health issues.  Jen has also worked at a local hospital where she developed a substance abuse intensive outpatient program for adolescents, utilizing evidence-based treatment and motivational interviewing.

Dr. Yensel, who is the owner of TY & Associates Counseling (upstairs from The Cole Center), is also serving as the clinical director at The Cole Center.  Jen loves working with her husband of nearly 20 years, Joe, owner of The Cole Center.


Heather Harris Freiberg M.Ed, M.S.


Heather Harris Freiberg M.Ed, M.S., is a licensed, and educationally accredited school psychologist. She completed her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Kenyon College and her Master’s degree in education at John Carroll University. In addition she has worked as a classroom teacher for several years in both Atlanta, Georgia and southern Ohio. After returning to Ohio Ms Freiberg completed additional education in school psychology at Miami University. She maintains an educational license to teach children of all ages, in both regular and special needs classroom environments, as well as to practice school psychology.

Diane Heidorf, M.A., LPCC


Diane Heidorf has a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Bowling Green State University. Diane is independently licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor in the State of Ohio. Diane has also completed post-Master’s Clinical Psychology coursework and passed the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology.

Diane worked as a Psychologist Assistant and School Psychologist in Arkansas and Nebraska. Upon returning to Ohio, Diane has worked with children and adolescents in multiple settings, including private practice, mental health centers, and schools. As a clinical counselor in the schools, Diane has conducted individual and small group counseling, individual assessment, consultation with teachers regarding students’ academic, behavioral, emotional, and social issues, developed student 504 Plans, and presented to school staff on various topics relating to student needs..


Sue Ann Philippbar, M.A., CCC-SLP


Sue Ann Philippbar obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Bowling Green State University and her Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Iowa. She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


Tammy Gersman, M.Ed