Canandaigua Lake Counseling Services

Move toward a richer, more rewarding life.

Meet Our Staff:

Paige Blazak, LMHC, NCC, CASAC

Paige is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a NYS Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor who is OASAS Certified. She provides individual, couple and family counseling for a broad range of issues. Paige specializes in substance abuse treatment, drug and alcohol evaluations, psychosocial evaluations, and adoption investigations.


John Ryan, LCSW

John is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adolescents and adults in individual or family settings. He has experience treating issues such as anxiety, depression, school avoidance, adjustment concerns, and substance abuse. John specializes in preteens, adolescents, and young adults who struggle with social and emotional needs in school


Caroline Payne, Psy.D

Dr. Payne is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who provides diagnosis and treatment for the effects of trauma, developmental disabilities, and grief for all ages. She specializes in the use of mindfulness and Collaborative Problem Solving techniques in her work with individuals and families. 


John Estabrook, LCSW-R

John is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has experience with a wide range of mental health diagnoses across the adult life-span. He specializes in working with young adult males and veteran



Jason Briggs, LMHC, CASAC, NCC

          Jason is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, and Nationally                   Certified Counselor.  He is experienced with treating co-occurring disorders and has ongoing training focusing on treating             individuals and couples experiencing postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. 


Dr. Michael Susco, Psychiatrist

          Dr. Susco is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with 25 years of experience working with Adults and Children.  


Marianne Miles, NPP, PHD


Shirley Parnell, LCSW

           Shirley is experienced in providing treatment to individuals with a variety of mental health concerns including

           crisis intervention, anxiety, depression and trauma.


Elizabeth Bond, LCSW-R

           Elizabeth is a Licensed Social Worker who provides treatment to adults. She has experience treating both men and       

           and women who are suffering from depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. She also has experience in substance

           abuse counseling.


Joseph Carlino,LCSW-R, CP

         With over 30 yrs experience, I offer psychotherapy services for PTSD, individual, family, couples and group therapy. In                  addition, i offer gender/ sexuality services for gay, lesbian and transgender population. I specialize in depression, anger                mgt and addiction. I do not facilitate DWI evaluations. However, will provide individual, family or group treatment referred              by a DWI OASIS provider.


Kristy LeMay, Office Manager

Kristy is our administrative assistant who schedules appointments, accepts payments and does billing for services, and submits insurance claims.


Linda Mesick, Office Assistant

          Linda is our office assistant who schedules appointments, greets patients and helps maintain daily office needs.