Alexander Waitt, LPC

Founder

B.A. (2008)- Duquesne University, Psychology
M.S. (2010)- Chatham University, Counseling
M.S.E.d. (2011)- Duquesne University, Education

An expert in Motivational Interviewing and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Alexander founded Formative Outcomes and leads individuals, organizations, and communities in forming sustainable change. Through whole-team quality improvement projects, clinical trainings, and technical assistance, Alexander serves as a primary support and facilitator.

Dr. Mark Lepore Ed.D., LPC

Senior Advisor

Ed.D. (2004)- Duquesne University, Counselor Education and Supervision
MSW. (1995)- West Virginia University, Social Work
MA. (1984)- Duquesne University, HSA

Dr. Lepore has extensive knowledge of counseling supervision and serves as the Senior Advisor in charge of counselor and therapist development. He supervises and works with counselors and therapists seeking to achieve their license or who have a desire to improve their clinical skills. Dr. Lepore also designs and implements workshops in the area of Crisis Management, Narrative Therapy, and Crisis Debriefing for community-based and healthcare organizations. While working at Formative Outcomes, he maintains his full-time job as a Tenured Professor of Clarion University’s Human Services, Rehabilitation, and Health, Sports, and Wellness Studies and the Director of Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program.

Leah Daigle, M.A.

Advisor

B.S. (2015)- Geneva College, Psychology
M.A. (2019)- Waynesburg University, Counseling

With an emphasis on Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Leah has extensive experience in the substance use treatment setting with an emphasis on the integration of harm-reduction and mental health awareness practices. Her focus in the substance use field has been addressing the needs of co-occurring substance use and mental health clinical diagnoses through a holistic lens to help clients obtain a higher quality of life through self-motivated, positive change. Leah currently works as a sales manager focused on talent development and retention through the incorporation of mental health awareness in the workplace and burnout-reduction trainings to assist team members manage their professional lives in a healthy, balanced manner.