HealthSpan Employee Assistance Program
Employee Assistance Professionals
OraLee Macklenar, LISW-S, CEAP
OraLee is Manager of HealthSpan EAP in the Northern Market. She has over 20 years of experience providing behavioral health expertise in various healthcare organizations. She has provided training and consultation in corporate, industrial, educational, and healthcare settings. Her interest in the field of EAP evolved from her work on inpatient psychiatric units and years of work with individuals, couples, and families as an outpatient therapist. Her interest in helping individuals balance the stress of work and life leads to her specialty in the treatment of anxiety disorders and depression. She is certified in cognitive therapy. OraLee is also certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and is a key member of the Mercy CISM Team.
Becky Benschoter, MS
Becky brings a unique blend of over 20 years of experience in educational, healthcare, and corporate settings. She holds a Master of Science in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Capella University and is committed to using her area of study to promote individual and organizational excellence. Becky serves as the training and development coordinator for HealthSpan EAP and has a passion for designing and implementing programs customized to our clients’ needs. Becky is trained in Inside-Out Coaching and is certified to present this model to teams within our organization. Becky is also certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and is a key member of the Mercy CISM team.
Barbara S. Cruz, LPCC, CEAP
Barb has over 20 years of experience working with adolescents and families. For the past 10 years she has been in the EAP field providing counseling to adolescents, families, individuals, and couples. Barb has also facilitated trainings on stress management, change, diversity, and domestic violence in the workplace. She is trained and qualified under DOT regulations. Barb is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and is a member of the Mercy CISM Team.
Linda K. Lindsey, PCC, LICDC, CEAP
Linda has 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families, with 15 years in the EAP field. She is trained and qualified under DOT regulations. She has experience providing human resource training and consultation in corporate, industrial, and healthcare settings. She has advanced training in mediation services. Linda is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and is a key member of the Mercy CISM team.
Mercy Critical Incident Stress Management Team
The Mercy Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team has facilitated debriefings in Northwest Ohio for accidents, fatalities, unexpected deaths, and injuries in the workplace. These critical incidents involved not only Mercy employees but also other community members. We have team members available from pastoral care, mental health, nursing, and other ancillary services.
Mercy Occupational Health Services
As a partner with Mercy Occupational Health Services, our EAP has developed a one-stop Drug-Free Safety Program (DFSP). This enables employers to receive accident and random drug screening, Medical Review Officer assessments, treatment evaluations, and treatment recommendations.
Mercy Mission and Value Integration/Pastoral Care
Jennifer M. Discher, M.Div, Ph.D, and her team offer a holistic approach to well-being by encouraging individuals to explore unique spiritual resources of faith and love in order to promote healing of mind, body, and spirit.
Mercy Center for Health Promotion
Senior Health Assessment and Rehabilitation Program
Fitness and Wellness Programs (yoga, aquatic exercise, tai chi, power ball, and more)
Mercy Sleep Services
Mercy offers a comprehensive program for diagnosing and treating all major sleep disorders in adults and children. Our programs are fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and staffed by board-certified sleep specialists. We utilize state-of-the-art technology and a specialized team of physicians, psychologists, and registered sleep technologists who have devoted their careers to the study of sleep and the treatment of sleep disorders.