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The Home Remedy St. Louis Team

Home Remedy is the first family-preservation program in the private sector, using locally-based therapists, and designed exclusively for families who have exhausted all local treatment options. We provide intensive, in-home therapeutic services that strengthen families, empower parents, decrease difficult and negative behaviors of children, and improve family relationships. We are an effective alternative for families with children and young adults who have found limited relief from traditional therapies or are considering out of home placement.

David Weinberg MSW, LCSW

David Weinberg MSW, LCSW

Ten years of experience working with children, families and adults in a variety of settings is the path David Weinberg followed to gain experience and expertise in the fields of human relations and mental health. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Ohio State University where he received intensive ”live supervision” family-therapy training provided by leading experts from the Ohio State University School of Clinical Social Work. 

David has logged thousands of hours engaging families, couples and individuals in therapy utilizing multiple treatment modalities, some tried and true, others based on newly emerging approaches. These include evidence-based and evidence-informed treatments such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Multi Systemic Treatment, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Structural Therapy and Narrative Therapy. David employs these approaches as he works with families and meets them at their comfort level in order to identify and achieve the goals each family desires.

David has worked in multiple environments while providing treatment to clients. These include: schools, offices, hospitals, inpatient settings, juvenile courts and detention centers, county jails, juvenile runaway shelters and family homes. Most recently David was part of a dynamic collaboration of medical and mental health professionals within a Columbus-based crisis stabilization/inpatient facility helping youth and their families move past significant mental health struggles to return to a stable baseline over the course of two or three intensive days of therapy.

“Some of my clients’ most meaningful and effective outcomes are achieved when therapeutic interventions occur within home settings. This is because conflict exists in the interactions that occur between clients, their environments, and the people in their lives, which can include teachers, employers, peers and peers parents and most importantly their loved ones. Mental health and family struggles exist within the context of the family and therefore benefit from treatment that takes place within the family home.”

Ken Goldberg, MSW, LCSW, MBA

Ken brings a unique skill set to Home Remedy St. Louis. He has numerous years’ experience as a clinical social worker and experiential wilderness therapist. Ken uses experiential therapy as one of many theoretical foundations designed to bring about a positive change for his clients. Modalities he utilizes include Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, Metaphoric Model, Guided Group Interaction, Positive Peer Culture, Motivational Interviewing and Multi-Systemic Therapy.

Ken has worked with clients in a variety of settings including public schools, residential programs, juvenile courts, juvenile detention centers, inpatient psychiatric hospital, and drug / alcohol treatment facilities. Ken also has numerous years’ experience in the business environment, using his social work training in helping individuals and companies achieve significantly greater goals and meeting their stated objectives. Ken earned his undergraduate degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri – Columbia and graduate degrees in Social Work and Business Administration from Washington University – St. Louis.

Ken’s work with experiential therapy teaches families that under stressful conditions of controlled risk (adventure), participants develop into a team (family) that positively supports one another to grow and identify specific behavior changes (counseling & clinical debriefing) to seek out a better way of life.  As such, experiential therapy is an orderly incorporation of adventure, family, and debriefing that allows the family to realize when you climb a mountain; your accomplishments are “one step at a time.”


D. Christopher White, MSW

D. Christopher White, MSW

In 2001, Chris identified a need and introduced Specialized Therapeutic Placement Consulting to St. Louis and the Midwest and created what is Cornerstone Therapeutic and Educational Consulting, L.L.C. His goal was to provide responsible, therapeutic and educational placement options and ongoing support to families in crisis, as an alternative to traditional out-patient therapy parents deemed ineffective. Over the past 15 years Chris has maintained the most respected consulting practice in the St. Louis community and region, while creating a national reputation as a leader in his field as recognized by peers, mental health professionals, and treatment programs across the nation. 

However, over the past number of years Chris identified another group of families that were not being served. In bringing Home Remedy, an evidence-based in-home treatment program, to the St. Louis community Chris had two goals in mind. The first goal was to provide intensive treatment to children and families that did not require parents sending their children away to long-term residential treatment programs or that didn’t need that level of care. The second goal was to expand treatment options to families that were more affordable than residential treatment but more extensive than anything ever offered to families in an outpatient setting. Chris, along with his partners, is excited to bring Home Remedy St. Louis to families throughout our community. Collectively, they believe Home Remedy is reinventing the way adolescent and family treatment is provided. 

Chris holds a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, and a B.A. in Psychology from Bethany College. At Washington University Chris’ concentration was Children and Youth with a specialization in Family Therapy. Chris has been serving the St. Louis community as a mental health professional for more than 20 years. Prior to opening his consulting practice he served for five years as therapist and social worker for a day-school treatment and residential program in St. Louis. His experience also includes serving for two years as a therapist and case manager at Hyland Behavioral Health at St. Anthony’s Medical Center. His work includes individual, group and family therapy in acute in-patient and outpatient hospital settings, as well as a therapeutic day-school and long-term residential settings. His areas of focus include depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, bipolar disorder, executive functioning issues, adoption, spectrum disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, behavioral and learning disorders.

“My commitment to families is to provide the highest quality of services always putting children and their families first. My goal is that our clients find the treatment and outcomes they have been searching for through this difficult time in their lives. Seeking treatment takes courage and a commitment to change. I’m invested in matching that commitment to give our children every opportunity to get their lives back on track and fulfill their potential.”

Andrew J. Erkis, Ph.D.

Dr. Erkis is also an expert in the field of mental health, having worked in a variety of therapeutic settings, including: clinical staff member for an inpatient psychiatric hospital, family divorce counselor, outpatient therapist, and therapist in one of the countries top wilderness therapy programs.

He holds an M.A. in Counseling and Social Psychology from Ball State University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Erkis completed his pre-doctoral internship at The Ohio State University. As an educator he has taught courses in group therapy, dual diagnosis (co-occurring drug and alcohol issues), treatment, and counseling theory at Pennsylvania State University and Ball State University.

He is a published author on counseling, therapeutic options, and the mental health industry. He is currently writing a book “When all Else Fails: A Guide for Parents Considering Out-of-Home-Placement for Their Struggling Teen.”

Andrew J. Erkis, Ph.D.

Bridget Kiely MA, LPC

Bridget Kiely MA, LPC

Bridget is a St. Louis native who graduated from Lindenwood University. She takes a compassionate person-centered approach. She enjoys helping clients get to know the function of their behavior as well as helping them find strategies that will bring them closer to their goals.

Prior to joining Home Remedy St. Louis, Bridget has worked in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings. She has had extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy from the traditional modality to intensive training specifically in working with children, adolescents, and their families. Alongside of this Bridget also has experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Based Therapy, Mindfulness Based Therapies and is currently being trained in Somatic Experiencing. She enjoys supporting clients in building awareness to help them identify and express sensations they are experiencing. Bridget is passionate about helping clients gain a deeper confidence within themselves to not only meet their goals but also take on unwanted experiences or emotions.

Bridget believes in being creative, focusing on a format that works, while still being true to yourself through the process. Entering into this journey is not easy, Bridget is here to help you create space to develop new insight and skills to create sustainable change. Her areas of focus include eating disorders, self-harm, suicidality, and learning/behavioral disorders. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and family systems.

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