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Margaret A. DeLillo-Storey

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Margaret A. DeLillo-Storey

Dr. Margaret Delillo-Storey retired from the United States Army after 23 years of service. She completed her degrees and was employed at Mercy Medical Center as an Addictions Counselor with the Impact Program. She then moved into the position of Chaplain specializing in the area of Trauma. During this time, Margaret was able to obtain a grant from the Sisters of Charity and along with a colleague began the Mercy Medical Trauma and Loss Counseling Center. This was a not-for-profit organization specializing in the treatment of persons affected by trauma and no individual was turned away. She is a core supporter, consultant and treatment provider to the new Veterans Honor Court in Stark County. Margaret is a recognized speaker in the area of trauma and PTSD. As a result of her efforts, Margaret was named Trauma Therapist of the Year. She is a founding Member of the Stark County Traumatized Child Task Force. She is currently employed at her Alma Mater, the Perry Local School System in the role of District Mental Health Counselor. Margaret continues to see individuals on a part-time basis at Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health. Her most recent accomplishment has been the opportunity to co-author a book titled "Write out Loud" which is a treatment guide and journaling experience for the military, first responders and their families. Margaret is an innovator, a role model, and a champion for the voiceless.