Hershey Team

Michelle Batz, LCSW

Michelle has worked in outpatient behavioral health services since 1997 and has developed her diverse skill set in various levels of care and programming. Michelle focuses on Mental Health issues, working with adults, adolescents and families to assist them in addressing the treatment goals they identify for their treatment process.

Amy Sandell, BA

Amy is a Pennsylvania Certification Board Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor since 2002, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Lock Haven University in 1994. Amy has been in the field of Substance Use Disorders in the direct capacities of counseling and clinical supervision since 2000. She is passionate about working with individuals seeking recovery, as addiction has personally affected her life and family. Amy facilitates the Adult Intensive Outpatient Group (IOP) at Mazzitti and Sullivan Counseling in the Hershey office and focuses her work with adult clients.

Mary Diskerud, LCSW

Mary earned her undergraduate degree in Psychiatry from Towson University and received her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland. Mary has worked in the field of behavioral health for nearly 20 years, spending the early part of her career in the hospital setting before moving to outpatient services. She has spent most of her career within varying levels of supervisory duties and currently serves as a Clinical Director for Mazzitti and Sullivan’s Hershey office.

Mary works with clients of all ages, focusing primarily on the adult population. She is dually trained and has a diverse caseload of clients struggling with a variety of diagnoses and issues. Mary is also lead clinician for Mazzitti and Sullivan’s Professionals program, providing level of care assessments as well as running the ongoing outpatient support groups and maintaining collateral contacts with clients licensing bodies and regulatory requirements.