Jurema Morales - CNA
Jurema was born in San German, Puerto Rico. She came to Lancaster, PA in 1984. Jurema is a graduate of JP McCaskey High School and earned a CNA certification from Harrisburg Community College. Before joining BHC, she worked in a Community Residential Rehabilitation as a program supervisor and in an Alzheimer’s unit. Jurema has been with Behavioral Healthcare Corporation since 2013.
Her areas of expertise include exploring social activities that encourage community integration.
What would she tell a friend who was considering seeking mental health services?
“Open up about problems you have and work on being open to suggestions. Therapy takes time so stick with it.”
Tom grew up in Bushkill, PA and the Scotland School for Veteran’s Children.
He attended East Stroudsburg and Mansfield State Colleges. Before joining Behavioral Healthcare Corporation in 2015, Tom worked at Polyclinic Medical Center, with Home Care Companies, and in the insurance industry.
Tom appreciates making the most of every opportunity in life and likes working where he can make a difference in people’s lives.
What would Tom tell a friend who was consideringseeking mental health services?
“Don’t be shy. Everyone has moments of need that experienced professionals are equipped to handle.”
Deanna Warrick, CPS
Deanna is originally from Cochranville, PA and graduated from Widener University with her BS in Business Administration. She went on to becoming a Certified Peer Specialist and she holds various certifications in behavioral mental health. Before joining our team Deanna was both a mobile and in-house Certified Peer Specialist. She was encouraged by Ms. Diana Fullem, a mentor at Recovery Insight, to become a successful CPS. Deanna is grateful to Diana for having faith in her and encouraging her to pursue her CPS. Deanna learned a lot along her own personal journey in mental health recovery and was inspired to empower others. Believing there is hope for happiness and helping someone live the life they want to live is Deanna’s true passion.
One thing Deanna might tell a friend who was considering seeing a therapist or seeking other mental health services:
“I would share lived experiences of how therapists and other mental health services empowered me to find within myself the belief, courage and strength to be active in my recovery and learn to live a healthy productive life.”
Theresa White-Lightner, BM
Theresa grew up in Clifford, PA and moved to the Lancaster area in 1993. She has a Bachelors degree Music Therapy that she obtained from Mansfield University.
Theresa had previously worked at Behavioral Healthcare Corporation and before re-joining our team in 2023, she worked at Friendship Community, Keystone Human Services, and Edgewater Psychiatric Hospital.
Theresa’s training in Social Role Valorization and experience with Positive Approaches have been some of the most significant experiences in her professional life. She has used those skills along with her passion for music as a communication and expressive medium, to aid her in treating people who are typically devalued with respect, kindness, and dignity. Theresa enjoys learning about people and creating lasting relationships with them.
One thing Theresa might tell a friend who was considering seeing a therapist or seeking other mental health services:
“Please consider these services. I believe in therapy for everyone.”