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Marcy B. Tocker

(she/her)

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LPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
In-person
1164 Blattadahl...
78 mi
You deserve to be the best functioning version of you. Navigate the journey to courage while feeling empowered and supported working through animal assisted psychotherapy, play therapy, and expressive art therapy. I specialize in working individuals ages four through adulthood working through a variety of issues including adoption/foster care, parenting issues, self-regulation/dysregulatory concerns, ADHD in children and adult women, attachment issues, anxiety, and trauma. I work from a strength based, primarily person-centered perspective with CBT, DBT, and Polyvagal Theory infusion. I also provide ADHD and executive function coaching services, ADHD assessment. Therapeutic services can look different for each person because we all walk different paths. That being said - our goals are all the same - to be the best functioning individual we can - whatever that looks like to us. I can’t wait to walk alongside you in your journey and show you what I know you’re capable of.

Next available: May 3

Trauma Informed Therapist

(she/her)

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LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Challenging
Virtual
I am Veronica Coker, a Licensed Trauma Therapist with a Master's Degree in Community and Trauma Counseling from Jefferson University. I work primarily with children that suffer from more than one Adverse Childhood Experience and have 10 years of working in behavioral therapy. I am here to guide you through life’s most complex and difficult matters. I truly care about my clients’ well-being and guarantee top of the line counseling and psychological services catered to their needs. I have provided a number of specialized therapeutic services to those dealing with difficult life experiences. My number one priority is to focus on my clients happiness and success. I go above and beyond to help them through all of their obstacles. ​ ​

Next available: Apr 23

Mariana Scutaru Pfost

(she/her)

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
I believe that if every human being had someone to provide them with unconditional positive regard, especially during the formative years of childhood, our world would be a safer place. Unfortunately, many of us don’t even make it through childhood without wounds from emotionally painful experiences. Sometimes the consequences of these experiences are long-lasting and can impact our well-being, relationships, and work. Fortunately, therapy can help. I have worked in community and university settings for the past 7 years, and I have experience treating a variety of mental health struggles such as anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, trauma, marriage/family issues, and communication challenges.

Next available: Apr 24

Samantha Fowlkes

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hii.. My name is Samantha and I specialize in treatment for children, adolescents and families. My exposure to varied aspects of Behavioral Health, allows me to better understand appropriate levels of care and interventions necessary for support from intake to discharge. I am certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), which is used with individuals to process past trauma. I have worked intensively with families in the home, school and community setting to help support the identified goals/objectives

Next available: Apr 30

Cindy Dempsey

(she/her)

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LPC
15 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello! I am currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I hold a BA in Psychology from the University of Delaware and an MS in Clinical Health and Counseling Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). In addition, I have obtained post-master's graduate credits in Addictions, Psychopharmacology, Career Counseling, and Child and Adolescent Therapy. Finally, I am an EMDRIA trained EMDR therapist. I began my career in therapy and counseling working with individuals in outpatient settings, residential settings, schools, and home-based settings. I have worked with clients of all ages and developmental levels—including clients with anxiety, depression, and adjustment issues; clients with stress-management concerns, career concerns & planning, and clients working through family-related difficulties. I utilize my strong background and graduate education in cognitive-behavioral therapy and EMDR in order to help clients work through a wide range of concerns such as trauma, anxiety, stress, panic, and depression. I aim to provide an environment where individuals can feel understood, accepted, and confident that common goals will lead to success. Additionally, I am trained in trauma therapy and recovery and help clients address current and more complex past traumas in a caring and understanding setting. I am certified in Dr. Karyl McBride’s five-step recovery model for treating adult children of narcissistic parents.

Next available: Apr 22

Jolene Batarick

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LPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
I have been in the mental health profession for over 10 years. I have many years experience working with adults, children and adolescents with mental health issues. I continue educating myself on various interventions and techniques. I strive to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals can express themselves. I believe that compassion, empathy and patience are needed with all. I have a genuine concern for my patients. I have experience with Individual, group, couples and family therapy.

Next available: Apr 23

Courtney Sonntag

(she/her)

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LMFT
10 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there! Let's sit and chat... Are you looking for a safe space to explore and organize your thoughts and feelings? Many people see therapy as a one-sided conversation, with little opportunity for interaction or getting to experience one another as real people. I can assure you our sessions will be as real as it gets! I want to help you achieve whatever solutions and life changes you are looking for. We'll work on building trust and a sense of safety, using open communication and humor, to identify how we can improve on your already existing coping skills, supports, and knowledge. Although this process may be challenging, we will work to enjoy the process as much as possible, so you can experience yourself, your relationships, and your life in new ways. Simply put, I don't think therapy has to be a painful thing for you. Starting this step can be hard and I would love the opportunity to work with you on this journey. For Private Pay Clients: Individual Sessions: $120/hour Couple/Family Sessions: $150/hour **All couples and families are seen via private pay. This allows us to focus on the relationships in the room, rather than the diagnosis of an individual. **For those out of network, should you meet criteria for a diagnosis accepted by insurance companies, I can provide monthly superbills that you may submit to your insurance provider for potential reimbursement. Please note that the payments received by the insurance provider as reimbursement may not cover the full service fee and I cannot guarantee reimbursement.

Next available: May 3

Chris Friend

(he/him)

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LPC
3 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hi ya’ll, I’m Chris. The state of the world and our own well-being can often feel very fragile, especially after these last few years. Through counseling I am able to provide an outlet for processing your emotions and actions and finding a way to unstick yourself when you don’t like where you are. Therapy can be a frightening step for many, but I hope to make your journey to a healthier mindset as comfortable and rewarding as possible. My clinical experience and education are focused on working with those who struggle with severe depression and anxiety. I work with clients of all ages but specialize working with adolescents, teens, and young adults. In addition to anxiety and depression, I also work with people who struggle from symptoms of PTSD, BPD, and bipolar disorder. I utilize a CBT and DBT approach but believe therapy is very person-specific and will tailor our sessions to fit your specific needs. Past clients have told me I am very patient, kind, and relaxed. I can effectively incorporate breaks and humor into sessions, so therapy does not feel like a chore. If you believe I could be a good fit for you please feel free to reach out and let’s get to work!

Next available: Apr 23

Kira Jones

(she/her)

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LPC
3 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I am a graduate of Holy Family University with a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, School Counseling concentration. I have worked extensively with adolescent youth during my primary years of training and provide a supportive, empathetic and direct approach to all of my clients, their spouses and their families. I am the owner of Avail Christian Counseling, LLC and looking forward to working with you!

Next available: May 14

Kitty Martin

(she/her)

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LMFT
15 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and I have 15 years experience working in mental health. I have experience with all populations, teens, kids, personality disorders, severe mental illness, and challenging martial issues. I aspire to create a safe environment for my clients and families and invite you to go on a journey of discovery and healing. Together we will explore your life's most challenging matters and heal the wounds that impact your life. I enjoy working through spiritual issues and can apply biblical and other spiritual principles to your treatment at your request. I am comfortable working with clients from all worldviews, faiths, and orientations. I love my clients and enjoy growing along with them! Looking forward to helping you find your light!

Next available: Apr 24

Amy Gray

(she/her)

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LPC
9 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor here to offer support to you as you navigate through the challenges of life. I believe in a therapeutic alliance based on trust and open communication. I will use active listening and empathy as we approach your personal struggles such as: grief, trauma, depression, anxiety, and parenting. You will find a space free of judgment and full of hope as we work toward healing and an improved sense of wellbeing. I utilize several evidenced based treatment modalities along with a faith filled perspective in my clinical practice. I am passionate about the opportunity to help you feel and live better with a renewed sense of hope. I also have extensive experience supporting children and teens who have experienced trauma, attachment difficulties and exhibit behavioral challenges. I approach children and youth with evidenced based treatment approaches combined with family involvement for continuity of care.

Next available: Apr 23

Jennifer Nissley

(she/her)

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LPC
17 years of experience
Humorous
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
I have been working in the field of counseling since 2007. Specialties include: Teenagers and young adults with anxiety, depression, borderline personalities, and LGBTQ+. I enjoy the teenage population because they are the most overlooked. I received my LPC license in 2020 after working in the field for 13 years. I have worked in the field of drug and alcohol, private practice, school settings doing wrap-around, and inpatient settings. In my downtime, I enjoy coaching soccer and reffing, along with many other sports, with my 7 kids and 2 grandbabies.

Next available: Apr 23

Mike McInerney

(he/him)

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LPC
24 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Struggling to make sense of your relationships? Are you having difficulty with your teen? Let me help! Hello, I’m Mike McInerney, a full-time school counselor and part-time private therapist for adults and adolescents. I have been counseling adults and teens for more than 20 years. Maybe you found me searching for online counseling services or maybe you were referred here by a friend or family member. First and foremost, I wish you well. Life is full of challenges and we could all use a little help. Currently, I am open to working with a small handful of clients online on Tuesdays. My approach is inviting, warm, and I use humor if/when appropriate. Working with a therapist should be tailored to meet your needs. Some people need a safe, confidential space to explore thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Other people prefer a more solution-focused approach. Working together, we will figure out what is best for you. Please feel free to contact me. (Responses are typically in 48hrs)

Next available: Apr 22

Carol Ciliberti

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LPC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Direct
Virtual
I believe you are capable of living the life you want. Through self awareness, recognizing your strengths and determining what motivates you, I believe that you have the power to change when given access to the proper insight, information and tools. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Behavior Specialist using both emotion focused and cognitive behavioral strategies to motivate and create change. I create a safe environment in which you can truly be yourself, explore life's challenges and maybe even learn to laugh at yourself in the process. I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, trauma, grief, as well as family issues related to codependency and addiction. I also have extensive experience in working with families of children with behavioral health diagnoses, such as Autism, childhood PTSD, and ADHD. I also see adolescents ages 12 and up. I believe in actively engaging my clients through a combination of approaches which are determined by both of us. This is your life and your therapy. I want to help you get the most out of both. I offer evening and weekend hours. I also offer LPC, LCSW, LMFT supervision hours to interested clinicians.

Next available: Apr 23

Lorraine Dohrmann LCSW, CCATP, CCTP

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LCSW
21 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi and welcome to my practice. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist with 21 years and counting. I am a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Social Work, majoring in Clinical Treatment. I serve all clients from the ages of eighteen plus and have also enjoyed practicing with children and families for 15 years now focused on adults 18 and over.

Next available: Apr 23

Nicole Carrita, LPC, NCC, CCTP, C-DBT

(she/her)

Nicole Carrita, LPC, NCC, CCTP, C-DBT profile image
LPC
18 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
As a licensed professional counselor with over 18 years in mental health experience, I have worked in a variety of settings before settling in private practice, preferably virtual. Though it has been a challenge, I am very pleased and honored to have been a part of the process. I initially began working with children and adolescents, however; have worked with adults and geriatrics as well.

Next available: Apr 23

Michael Hollen

(he/him)

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LPC
6 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed therapist practicing in Pennsylvania and working with a variety of clientele. I work with a variety of ages, from anyone from 12 and above. I'm also willing to work afternoons, weekends, and evenings to meet anyone where they need to be, should that be needed. I use a variety of treatments to meet my clientele where they are emotionally and developmentally. I tend to work with several mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, and various personality disorders. I also work well with adjustment disorders, as well as trauma. I look forward to working with anyone that feels they could benefit from therapy. Thank you for your time, and I wish you and your family a great day!

Next available: Apr 22

Jazlyn Menees

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LPC
8 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I am a licensed professional counselor who has experience in working with families, adults, and couples. My expertise are working with clients struggling with relational issues, ADHD, anxiety, and depression. I believes that clients are the expert of their own lives and has an integrative approach to therapy with an emphasis on strength based, solution-focused, and client-centered therapy. I will work with clients to explore family and individual characteristics and dynamics to gain perspective and self-awareness. I also believes in empathetically listening and working together to tackle problems of life together to gain a healthier way of living. ** Availability: please note before scheduling that I am beginning to only have early morning available times for regular sessions (ie, 6:30 am and 7:30 am) thank you!

Next available: Apr 23

Katrina Smith

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LPC
11 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I’m Katrina! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and have been practicing for over 10 years. I help people who are overwhelmed, stressed, struggling with relationships, or dealing with a life transition or change (experiencing loss, changing jobs, starting college, etc.). I have extensive experience working with adolescents and young adults, but happily work with clients of all ages. My counseling style is empathic and encouraging. I believe that in most situations, everyone does the best that they can with what they have – moments that don’t go well tell us where help is needed or what skills we can build to help next time. I began my experience working on a child/adolescent psychiatric unit and with children in a residential placement program. Since that time, I have spent the last 6 years working with military members and their families. I have worked with individuals and couples with a wide range of concerns, such as: depression, anxiety, work/school stress, relationship issues, grief and loss, career challenges, past and current trauma, and abuse.

Next available: Apr 23

Angela Martin-Horn

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
10100 Eureka Ro...
164 mi
I hold a Master of Arts Degree from Edinboro University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have been in practice for the past eight years in a variety of settings. These settings include working for a hospital at their inpatient hospital-based twelve-step drug and alcohol unit/program. In addition, I have had the oppurtinorty to work in public schools as a school-based counselor covering six schools working with students in grades k-12, Other areas of practice experience include working with individuals, groups, families, couples, children, teens, young adults, adults, and older adults. I am an experienced therapist, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania since 2018. I have a passion for working with people from all different backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, and ethnicity. I remain open-minded to whatever the client's needs are and tailor therapy techniques and approaches to best fit the client's needs. While meeting with each client, I try to imagine what it must be like to be this person and to experience all of the things they have gone through and are going through. I find myself able to connect with each one of my clients on a personal level to give every individual the same respect, dignity, understanding, empathy, compassion, and time, a person deserves while actively listening to what the client is saying verbally and non-verbally. I am always learning new information, and therapy techniques, and growing my skills while increasing my abilities and knowledge in the mental health field and applying this knowledge to my everyday practice. Each of my clients teaches me something new and in turn, I utilize this knowledge gained to grow both personally, spiritually, and professionally and enrich myself as a therapist. I recognize it takes courage to engage in the process of therapy. I appreciate your motivation and will work respectfully with you to create a positive, collaborative, therapeutic relationship. The focus of my practice is helping people to overcome and understand issues that impact their quality of life. I feel it is essential to understand the person as a whole by having a clear picture including mind, body, and spirit, to start the healing process to grow. I provide a safe judgment-free space where my clients can feel comfortable discussing the issues they wish to resolve or find difficult to deal with. I have found the process of developing a therapeutic relationship to be profound and fundamentally important to facilitating growth and change. I am ready to assist you in these stages of change and help you to reach your goals. I am looking forward to joining you on your journey! Congratulations on deciding to take the first step in the exploration of and investment in yourself! *

Next available: Apr 22

Diany M Fermin

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LPC
16 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I have been providing mental health services for over 15 years and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns. I have experience working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD, ODD, and ADHD. I am also bilingual and I speak both English and Spanish. We'll use a whole self and client centered approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. My therapeutic style is Eclectic where I use various evidence based therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Mindfulness, Narrative, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Psycho-education, Solution Focused, and Trauma informed care. Together, we will identify what's not working and get you back to balance. I'm here to help! Thank you for taking this big step in your healing journey. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 26

Kelli Wilson

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Are you struggling to break free from the chains of OCD and Anxiety? Do you wish to live a life without crippling fear and worry? I am here to help! I believe the only way "out" is through. Together we will work on your or your child's OCD and anxiety to get you to the life you deserve! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania. I specialize in OCD, Anxiety, Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Phobias, and Hoarding disorders. I believe that while starting treatment can be scary, it is one of the best things you could ever do for yourself or your child. Asking for help is a strength! I strive to meet the person where they are and maintain a strength-based approach throughout the therapeutic relationship. One of the bravest and most important things you can do for yourself is learn your own power and the ability one has to break free of OCD and anxiety. I look forward to being a part of your journey and success.

Next available: Apr 23

Andrea Hanford

(she/her)

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LPC
20 years of experience
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hello and Welcome, I'm so glad you're here! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Pennsylvania with 20 years of experience working with children and teens along with their parents/ caregivers. Having worked with children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings including clinical outpatient, school, home, and Behavioral Health Rehabilitative Services (BHRS), and as a current high school counselor, I help clients with anxiety, depression, stress, autism, career and life focus, and behavioral concerns to become their best self. Kids have often told me they feel heard and hopeful when talking with me as well as their parents/ caregivers, which is the highest praise one can receive!! I am also a Mom by Adoption, which gives me a unique look into the relationship dynamic between child and parent navigating the relationship-building and everything that comes with it.

Next available: Apr 24

Stacey Luczejko, Ed.S, MA, NCC

(she/her)

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LPC
17 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Do you feel overwhelmed by life lately? Wouldn't it be great if life was a never-ending vacation! Problems and bad days wouldn't exist and we would live over and over the best days of our life. Well, life is forever changing. Change happens all around us... with family, friends, work, relationships, or with our health. How is change impacting your life? Do you feel stressed? Do you feel like no one understands? Do you feel like people are trying to help but are really just making things worse? Do you feel like you don't know what to do about the problem you are facing? Do you feel like life is passing you by and you just can't get ahead? If you can relate to any of the questions above then you have come to the right place. You are not alone. My name is Stacey Luczejko and I am an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). The last 17 years I have been servicing individuals, couples, and families in various counseling capacities. My passion is helping individuals overcome life's struggles and come out on the other side refreshed and thriving. I hold a Bachelor's (BS) in Psychological and Social Sciences from Pennsylvania State University. I also hold two Master's Degrees from Rider University: a Master's (MA) in Counseling Services and an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) Master's Degree.

Next available: Apr 30

Ana Eva Sandoval

(she/her)

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LPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I'm Ana Eva! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor residing in Pennsylvania and work with clients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with more than 12 years of experience. I specialize in providing compassionate support for a range of issues, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, behavioral challenges, trauma, and PTSD. I offer my services in both English and Spanish to ensure that you feel comfortable and supported throughout our sessions. My primary objective is to offer you a secure and welcoming space, where we can work together

Next available: Apr 23

Derek Parker

(he/him)

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LPC
14 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Derek! It is so nice to meet you. Thank you for taking the time to explore what Grow Therapy can do for you. I hope to be able to come alongside you and work with you to build a life worth living. Life can be challenging sometimes; however, it does not need to stay that way. Hopefully, we can work together to work through life's difficulties and find new ways to manage them moving forward. A little bit about myself. I spent much of my career working with children, adolescents, and their families. I still really enjoy working with adolescents and adults who face difficulties in life. My focus is working with Anxiety, Depression, and Addiction. In addition to working here, I am an Assistant Professor and teach in a Counselor Education program. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Apr 23

Kalyani Broderick

(she/they)

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LPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Shalom and welcome! I'm Kay, and I provide warm, gentle counseling to people of all ages. Even though I have a lot of grey hairs, I am new to this career. After two decades in nonprofit management, I returned to school and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Shippensburg University in May 2019. That means that I bring both lived experience, as a working mother, and professional training to my work with clients.

Next available: Apr 23

Alissa Del Grosso

(she/her)

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LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
My style of therapy is one of an eclectic approach that allows me to utilize appropriate interventions based on the needs of each person. I have worked with adolescents and adults in residential/crisis treatment centers, colleges, community mental health facilities, and substance use treatment centers. I have experience with clients diagnosed with severe mental illness, substance abuse, trauma, intellectual disabilities, anxiety, and interpersonal issues. I work with individuals ages 14 and up, who are either coming to therapy for the first time or would like to continue therapy to work on their personal goals. I am a Licensed Social Worker who is dedicated to helping individuals navigate life changes, develop healthy skills, and feel empowered to achieve their personal goals. I work with clients to identify patterns, behaviors, and thoughts that are negatively impacting their lives through a person-centered and strengths-based approach. I can see clients virtually that live in PA.

Next available: Apr 26

Beth Ungaro

(she/her)

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LPC
5 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
In-person
2525 Holicong R...
127 mi
Hi there and welcome! I’m Beth and I'm glad that you are here and have taken the first step towards self-care. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in PA. Maybe you've reached a point in your life where you have lost your motivation and your emotions seem to have gotten the best of you; perhaps you have a child who you are deeply concerned for. Whatever the issues may be, EVERYONE deserves to live to life that's meaningful. I strive to create a safe space where individuals can face their challenges head-on, become empowered, and regain a sense of security so they can begin living their best lives. I am a highly sensitive person (HSP), who is extremely empathic toward others. If you want to know more about HSP, just ask! I am a very down to earth person who has her own struggles just like everyone else. I have two wonderful children, a son who recently got married and a daughter who is currently in college. Between them and my husband, we all take turns driving each other crazy! I have a serious chocolate addiction and my family must hide it from me if it is in my house! If I am not eating chocolate, I am probably watching ID Discovery as I am obsessed with crime shows! I also love being outdoors in nature, as it tends to keep me balanced. The majority of strategies and tools that I offer my clients, have been implemented in my own personal life at some point. I believe that my life experience as a therapist, educator, mother, wife, daughter and friend have provided me with the qualifications to be a relatable ally for my clients. I spent the first 20 years of my career as a school teacher in Philadelphia, mostly with the younger grades, where I was privy to numerous situations occurring in their homes including all types of abuse and neglect. Sadly, the education system had very little interest in addressing the mental health issues these children were faced with. Instead, the district’s focus was solely on standardized testing and getting students to be on or above grade level in all academic areas. So, I did what I could, academically, and spent the rest of the day providing mental health support and a safe space for these kids who so desperately needed it. I came to realize that my calling was to provide support for those with emotional needs. I resigned and begin graduate school for mental health counseling.

Next available: Apr 26

Lee Ritsick

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LPC
22 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Holistic
Virtual
In-person
15 Scarlett Oak...
103 mi
With 20+ years of experience, I can offer you various tools to help you on your journey. I've raised six children and I can offer empathy and understanding of family life very effectively. I strongly believe that assisting someone make choices is the best way to feel better. I have worked with individuals, couples and parents/ families. In a non-judgmental environment, we can explore avenues that you ,as the client present. I am experienced in EMDR (Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing) used most effectively with trauma. If you seek a counselor that is direct and real, look no further because I am that person.

Next available: Apr 23

Joshua Bowman

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LPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
In-person
1017 Mumma Road...
67 mi
Hi, my name is Josh. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with experience working with clients of all ages on the issues that separate them from meaningful connection with themselves and others. I enjoy working with individuals, families, and groups, and I take an existential approach to dealing with anxiety, depression, and trauma-related disorders. As a counselor, I believe in the intrinsic worth of each human being and I would like to offer my assistance and support in helping to empower you to achieve your highest self. I believe that transformational change is the result of insight and action and it is my hope that I can support you as you move toward understanding and initiative. We will work together in developing and refining your problem-solving skills, in affirming your progress along the way, and in mapping out a meaningful direction for your life. With gentle encouragement and the space to explore, I hope to be a valuable partner in the exercise of your skills and creativity as you face whatever challenges are presenting themselves in this moment and the moments to come.

Next available: Apr 25

Patricia Martin

(she/her)

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LPC
12 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are you finding you are not as happy as you should be? Are there negative thoughts that intrude in your daily life? I am here to help you figure out what you need to do to be your best self. Everyone can use an objective voice to help them work out whatever is going on in their lives. Sometimes relief can begin just by deciding that a little help won’t hurt. I have the experience to help with the stress of today's world. This experience helps me understand and empathize with clients’ situations and so can offer real world help. I believe you to be an active participant in therapy, I am not here to tell you how to run your life. I am here to help you find your own path.

Next available: May 20

Colin Smith

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LPC
17 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Are you a teen or young adult struggling to navigate social pressures and responsibilities? A parent of a struggling teen? I help create self-esteem and establish proper perspectives when young adults feel overwhelmed. A full-time school counselor, Colin Smith has been working with adolescents both in schools and in outpatient therapy for nearly twenty years. Working in both public and approved private schools as well as community mental health has provided Colin with various learning opportunities. Areas of experience include individuals with anxiety, depression, self-esteem deficits, autism, and conduct disorders. He has provided individual, group, and family therapy in school, home, and office settings. Colin believes in the power of rapport building and establishing a strong therapeutic bond through trust, and a lack of judgment. His approach involves using individual strengths to foster independence and personal growth.

Next available: Apr 29

Stephen Roser

(he/him)

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Stephen. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help people manage anxiety and depression. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self-approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness and art to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Apr 23

Dr. Kira Graves

(she/her)

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LPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Research indicates that people in countries outside the United States often report higher levels of happiness. In a ranking of the world's happiest countries by U.S. News, the United States is positioned at 19th place. To explore the reasons behind this, Dr. Kira Graves, a Licensed Professional Counselor with over a decade of experience, has traveled to over 40 countries. Her objective is to understand the factors contributing to higher happiness levels abroad, including the specific traits and daily life aspects that foster this contentment. Dr. Graves holds a rich background in counseling and life/work coaching, dealing with a broad spectrum of issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, career obstacles, ADHD, and ASD. She possesses a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Howard University and a PhD from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her counseling approach is characterized by empathy and serenity, underpinned by a philosophy of respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Dr. Graves adopts a client-centered method, integrating principles of positive psychology and tailoring her approach to meet the unique needs of each client.

Next available: Apr 25

Amy DeGirolamo

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LPC
19 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I am a therapist who helps individuals and couples work on psychological and relational issues to find ways to solve them and enrich their lives. I work with clients to develop a plan of action to learn ways to manage and resolve the thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are holding them back from having a happy fulfilled life. I will help reframe thoughts to improve energy, self esteem and confidence so clients can be who they want to be. I have a specialty in trauma, especially related to childhood and attachment issues. I am certified in the technique of EMDR which releases and helps resolve intense feelings such as fear, anxiety, depression, fear or shame. I will work in sessions to build confidence and resilience to result in better energy and a positive outlook to improve daily functioning and holistic health.

Next available: Apr 23

Shellby Custer

(she/her)

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LCSW
23 years of experience
Virtual
Seeking support is an important step if you're facing the challenges of everyday life. The journey towards therapy may seem overwhelming at first, but it can significantly improve your mental well-being and personal growth. Taking the initiative to find peace and happiness is an accomplishment in itself. Having someone supportive and validating of your experiences is crucial during this vulnerable time. As someone who has worked as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for over 20 years, I have had the privilege of helping people overcome anxiety, depression, and trauma. My experience stems from working in residential and community mental health organizations. I always keep up with ongoing training and certifications to stay up-to-date with the latest changes and challenges that women and men face today. Together, we can set achievable goals and boundaries while identifying and working through negative thought patterns that may be hindering your progress. It would be an honor to work with you and help you improve your mental health.