about our counselors

Old Louisville Counselor Peter Salerno

Dr. Peter Salerno

Peter founded the Old Louisville Counseling Center (1979). His educational/training background includes dual disciplines: Ministry (he is an ordained Presbyterian Minister) and Psychology (he is a trained mental health clinician; Division of Religion and Psychiatry, The Menninger Clinic; Topeka, KS).

  • Areas of Expertise

    Group Therapy

    Individual Therapy (Specialties Include Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Work, & Career)

    Couples Counseling Therapy

    Children, Teenage and Parent Therapy (Individually or In Concert)

    Sex Therapy

  • Methodology

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Clinical Hypnosis

    Psychoanalysis (Freudian & Jungian)

  • Couples Counseling

    Dr. Salerno provides Covenantal/Relational Therapy. He conceptualized and authored a new strategy for couples to quickly identify their core problems themselves, produce lasting, good change and learn how to best re-invent or re-invigorate their marriage/relationship. The end product produces faster results and a new marital/relational covenant/contract which they agree to as their new goals for the future.

  • Formal Education

    Doctorate
    Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    Louisville, KY

    Masters of Divinity
    Presbyterian Theological Seminary
    Louisville, KY

    Master of Sacred Theology
    University of Dubuque
    Dubuque, IA

    Bachelor of Arts
    Bloomfield College
    Bloomfield, NJ

    Religion & Psychiatry Certification
    The Menninger Clinic, Topeka, KS

    100 Hours of Intensive Clinical Hypnosis Training
    Auspices of American Association of Clinical Hypnosis

    Monthly Clinical Hypnosis Consultations with Dr. Michael Yapko, Clinical Hypnosis Expert & Author
    San Diego, CA

  • Awards & Honors

    NAACP
    Outstanding Community and Race Relations National Council of Churches: Ministries With Veterans and the Incarcerated

    United States Air Force Chaplain
    Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal National Champion: United States & Canada Oarsman

Old Louisville Counselor Nancy Waters

Nancy Waters

Nancy focuses on the issues of individuals, couples and families.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Creating Healthy Marriages Through Relationship Covenants

    Pre-Marital Counseling

    Prepare-Enrich© Facilitator

    12-Step Program Drug, Alcohol, Codependency Recovery

    Depression and Anxiety

    Grief and Loss Issues

    Decision Making & Conflict Resolution

  • Formal Education

    Nancy received a Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1998. Prior to her mid-life career change, Nancy worked in the business world where she earned a Master of Arts in Marketing and Human Resources in 1993 from Webster University. She is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and is experienced as a congregational pastor.

Old Louisville Counselor Robert Brill

Robert Brill

Robert is skilled at working with individuals on a psychoanalytical, psychodynamic, existential and spiritual basis.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Robert excels with couples that are experiencing conflict by working with them in ways that promote relationship development. He is experienced in the area of loss and grief, and works with the Twelve Step program and drug, alcohol and co-dependency recovery. Robert also works with issues of anxiety and depression.

  • Formal Education

    Robert is an ordained Presbyterian Minister and a Chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserve. He received his Master of Social Work degree in 1993 from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Robert received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Louisville in 1978. He is a member of the American Counseling Association, a Clinical Member of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, and a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.