Marita Gallagher, LMFT - Pennsylvania Therapist at Grow Therapy

Marita Gallagher

Marita Gallagher

35 years of experience
Solution oriented

Hello, My name is Marita and I am a Pennsylvania Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist with more that 35 years experience working in both the children and adult mental health field. I have practiced within the children’s behavioral health system providing services to both children, adolescents and their families in the home, school, and community. My practice also includes working with individuals and couples experiencing relationship issues, parenting, and life cycle transitions. My educational background includes a BA in Psychology from Mansfield University, a MS in Community Counseling from Villanova University, and a MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from La Salle University.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first session, we will start with a brief introduction and then dive into the specific challenges you are facing. This will help me tailor a plan for us to work with in follow up sessions.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and mood disorders,. I also specialize in treating couples and relationship issues.

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My treatment methods


My treatment style is drawn from a variety of treatment methods that I feel uniquely fir the needs of my client. This includes a strengths based. solution focused, and person centered approach.

Couples Counseling

In couples therapy, I utilize a collaborative approach which includes both transgenerational and attachment based theories to help discover negative patterns in relationships that affect emotional regulation and healthy communication.