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Cory Ian Shafer LPC

(he/him)

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LPC
20 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, I'm Cory Ian Shafer, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with my Masters in Counseling. I have been practicing professionally in the counseling field since 2005 and have worked in the mental health field since 1999. I approach therapy primarily as a Jungian-Existentialist, however, I also realize that many clients may need different approaches to achieve their success, and because of that I also incorporate an eclectic approach towards therapy in addition to my primary school of thought, therefore I can utilize many different modalities and approaches of therapy depending on the what you need in your sessions. My specializations are working with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction and grief counseling. I also like to write a little bit and have published a few books concerning the human condition. On the personal side of things I lead a simple and quiet life, where I enjoy reading history, science fiction and philosophy books, playing the bass guitar, listening to music, traveling and amateur astronomy. www.coryianshaferlpc.com

Next available: Apr 26

Lynn Ackert

(she/her)

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LPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, my name is Lynn Ackert, I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania with 13 years of experience. My background includes working with children and teenagers in various mental health settings, and with adults of all ages in crisis and outpatient settings. In my work with clients, I focus on my clients' strengths, by creating an open and safe environment of rapport where thoughts and feelings can be shared without judgement. Taking the first step to connect to therapy takes courage. I am here to support you on that journey. I enjoy working with clients using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and pulling from other therapeutic orientations for skills and tools to manage challenges. Working with clients on anxiety, depression, trauma and life challenges offers the opportunity to use strengths to create a joyful life. I am trained in Prolonged Exposure Therapy for trauma memories and follow a trauma-informed practice with continuing education on various topics.

Next available: May 1

John M. Berns

(he/him)

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LPC
40 years of experience
Virtual
Hi. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Pennsylvania. I have a PhD in Educational Psychology and a Masters degree in Music Therapy. I also got a certification in Gestalt therapy by going to a 3 year training program. Over my career I have worked with many different populations and in many different settings. My basic approach to therapy is to use the tools and techniques that I've developed to help people become unstuck and to grow and to reach toward their full potential.

Next available: Apr 30

Jennifer Tucker

(she/her)

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LPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! I'm Jen Tucker, a licensed mental health counselor who is passionate about serving others. I'm a military veteran and a military spouse. I'm also a wife, mom, and soon-to-be grandmother. I've been through a lot in my life. Most of you have too. After all, you find yourself here looking for something. It is my firm belief that each and every one of us has tremendous potential. We all have unique talents and skills, honed and sharpened through our life experiences. These experiences, while crucial to shaping us, can also leave us hurt, confused, numb, or insecure. It is paramount that we stop along our journey to take stock, address our needs, heal, and refocus. Sometimes, we realize we may benefit from having extra support or guidance through these moments. That is where therapy can help. Throughout my counseling career, I have had the privilege of being able to walk beside clients as they process the past, learn to be comfortable in the present, and get excited for the future. I am certified in trauma and DBT, and treat clients with a wide range of concerns. Whether you feel ready to dive into therapy, or you are just contemplating the idea, I'd love to hear from you. I am currently accepting video clients for individual therapy. If you aren't ready to make contact, I have some resources available for self-reflection. Check out my blog at NotWavingButDrowning.org or my TikTok @MHMinute, where you'll find videos on a variety of mental health topics.

Next available: Apr 26

Isaac S. Gelley

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LCSW
31 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
I have enjoyed working as a clinician since May 1996. My favorite delight is to see people grow and bocome empowered to be the absolute best they can possibly be! I consider myself a navigator, helping folks thru the myriad of hardships, difficulties and curve balls that life throws at each of us. my role is very small and humble but of huge importance to the people who are suffering. I provide a safe space to actively listen, evaluate, diagnose and assist with a myriad of mental health issues including; depression, anxiety, family issues, job related issues, and addictions .

Next available: Apr 26

Tom Bender

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LCSW
35 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Pastor in Pennsylvania. I have over 35 years' experience in the Mental Health Field. I have been trained as a family therapist early in my career and more recently, in the past 10 years, have focused more on trauma treatment, becoming certified as an EMDR therapist and now an approved Consultant in EMDR.

Next available: May 1

Tiffany Thornton

(she/her)

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LPC
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi! I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania. I received my graduate degree from Lincoln University of PA and my undergraduate degree at Saint Joseph's University. I've spent most of my career working with older adolescents and their families. Over the last 4 years, I have branched out to adults and couples. My hope for this work is to assist others in acceptance. Inviting individuals to accept their feelings with the intention to address them and move towards an inner harmony. To define peace of mind. Once acceptance takes place navigate in a manner that brings you fulfillment and optimum functionality.

Next available: May 3

Meagan Filoon

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Hi, and welcome! I'm Meagan. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional clinical experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, stress, depression, self-esteem and self-harm, and anger management. I also specialize in working with individuals and couples struggling with communication and relationship issues, and infertility. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change, and you've already taken that first step just by being on this page! I am here to support & empower you throughout your journey to finding a happy and fulfilling life, and I am here to help you define what that means to you. I look forward to working with you and helping you grow!

Next available: Apr 26

Gwyn Lipari

(she/her)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Humorous
Virtual
Hi I'm Gwyn! Have you found that somedays are great and other days you can barely accomplish minimal tasks. This struggle is real and often times we can thank anxiety, depression, and trauma for this rocky road. The body and mind desires balance, consistency, and routine which can easily be disturbed with everyday life stress. Perfection is not an option however, by working together we will explore how to feel more in control of your stress and anxious thoughts. I work with my clients to create an open and safe space where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgement. I am here to support and empower you in that journey. Let’s restore hope together.

Next available: Apr 30

Mary V Schaefer LCSW, CCTP

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Are you navigating life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, grief and loss, or other situations that are interfering with your confidence and comfort in your everyday? Are you overwhelmed and would you like to gain new perspectives, grow your present and emerging strengths and explore improved life balance? I am strength-focused and offer a collaborative partnership opportunity to focus on you and your goals. I strive to provide new perspectives and empower you to explore your current and potential skills and strengths as well as offer you opportunities to discuss and review their use and benefit to you as you activate them in your day to day. I enjoy providing tools, skills and resources that you can use and incorporate into your existing skill set to help you explore your own empowerment and personal growth. I am an active empathetic listener and I consider that a priority in building a therapeutic partnership. You know you best! I will not assume and will ask questions to help the process move forward in a manner that promotes your individual growth toward your goals. I like to use real-life examples in discussion and I often employ humor in this and will get to know specifics that will personalize these examples. I am well-trained and experienced in many evidence-based treatments and together we can explore and plan how to proceed and progress in these for you. Reaching out to engage in therapy can be scary. Please know I understand this and will provide a reassuring, supportive setting to focus on you and on what you are looking to get out of the therapy experience. It is a partnership focused on you, for you and in support of your growth and life balance progress. We can discuss and plan how to best work together toward your goals.

Next available: May 7

Nicole Henning

(she/her)

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LPC
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I’m a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, and I have been practicing for about a decade now. I enjoy working with my clients on cognitive behavioral therapy along with dialectical behavioral therapy, and also motivational interviewing tactics as well. I am very excited to work with clients that have been experiencing family conflict issues, along with anxiety and depression, and help tackle issues in their present day, personal and professional life’s. My style of therapy includes the importance of mind/body, physical, spiritual, and emotional health. In the years practicing as a clinician I have learned many therapeutic styles, and techniques that helps target individual problems also on the relational levels as well, working with individuals on intimacy issues and helping them increase communication skills effectively and have helped many couples and families restore healthy forms of communication. I truly love/enjoy neuroscience (overall brain health education) and have multiple trainings in this. I enjoy teaching my clients about the importance of brain health and how the body functions with the brain, and how certain mental health traits happen based on the chemistry of the brain, along with encouraging clients to practice self care, emotional regulation, and being able to think about ways of exercising healthy brain health. Your health is wealth! :)

Next available: Apr 28

Amanda Fink

(she/her)

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LPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello there! I am privileged and honored to call myself a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), living in the state of PA. I have been working in the field of psychology for about 8-years now. I help children, adolescents, and young adults gain tools and skills needed to help improve their functioning and life satisfaction.

Next available: Apr 26

Marita Gallagher

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LMFT
35 years of experience
Direct
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
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.

Next available: May 13

Sophia Harbove, MS, LPC, CAADC, NCC, CCPT

(she/her)

Sophia Harbove, MS, LPC, CAADC, NCC, CCPT profile image
LPC
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Sophia. I know it can be scary and uncomfortable asking for help; I'm here to be a guide as you maneuver through this interesting journey we call life. I can offer a safe space where we can look at the parts and pieces you don't share with others and put them back together again. Becoming more aware of how we perceive and interact with the world and those around us can be challenging but I am here to help find a way. I am passionate about providing a compassionate and nonjudgemental experience; I want to meet you where you are and provide a framework we can work towards in effort to bring about lasting change. Whether you feel overwhelmed by life's challenges or want to get into a healthier frame of mind, I'm here to help.

Next available: May 15

Colleen Main

(she/her)

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LCSW
Virtual
Hello, I’m Colleen. Does it feel as if you are giving more energy than you have or that there are too many things and not enough mental energy to juggle all those tasks? Are you finding that your relationships are strained or that keeping up with friends and loved ones seems like an unsurmountable task? Do you find it difficult to give yourself grace and empathy? I am looking to work with young professionals and adults to help manage anxiety, burnout, depression, and the stressors that come with living in a chaotic world. Together, we can identify the issues that you are facing, discuss how best to manage these feelings and stressors and find a way to make your routine and relationships work with you instead of against you. I have weekend availability to help fit therapy into your busy schedule. Anxiety, depression, and strained relationships can feel overwhelming and unsurmountable alone, but I’m here to help. In our sessions, I hope to provide a place where you feel safe, and somewhere we can work together to make a plan to make any stressors that you are dealing with manageable. I look forward to working with you.

Next available: May 2

Howard Hansell, MA, LPC

(he/him)

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LPC
32 years of experience
Open-minded
Challenging
Authentic
Virtual
Are you experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety and burnout? Is life feeling a bit too much for you right now and leading to depression, low energy, decreased productivity and interpersonal relationship problems? Would you like to take some time to get your life back from all of this? Better days are ahead, and I am here to help! I am a professional counselor licensed in Pennsylvania with over 20 years of experience helping clients with a diverse set of concerns including depression, anxiety, career issues, stress management, substance abuse, work-life balance, and bereavement. I believe in a compassionate, collaborative, and integrative approach acknowledging the contributions of mind, body and spirit to help you identify your strengths and external resources and to develop tools to not only meet life's challenges, but to thrive despite them. Therapy with me is a safe place to explore thoughts and feelings, gain insight into patterns, intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics and to put that insight into action in your day-to-day life so that you are achieving all that you have set out to do.

Next available: Apr 29

Patrick Schuler

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, and welcome! My introduction to the counseling field began while working within therapeutic group homes that served children through adults experiencing mental health struggles. This experience, both enriching and meaningful, inspired my interest in pursuing counseling. I was deeply moved by the varying degrees of challenging life experiences that we are all tasked with navigating and the ways we attempt to cope, gain insight from, and hopefully transform our adverse circumstances. I received my Master of Social Work degree from Portland State University and since, I’ve had the opportunity to assist a diverse range of clients in both inpatient treatment and outpatient therapy settings, and more recently, at a college counseling clinic at the University of Montana. Within these programs, I’ve helped clients address anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, academic challenges, relationships, identity changes, sexuality, and general life stressors. I am grateful that I can work to help individuals navigate the evolving nature of their lives by providing unconditional positive regard, encouragement, and supportive guidance.

Next available: Apr 26

Angela Fucci

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I’m Angela. I am a Board Certified Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in helping individuals cope with the everyday stressors of life, reaching their full potential and seeing themselves in a new light. I have provided therapy to individuals from children to the elderly. I also have experience providing therapy to adults with an Intellectual Disability and have used modified treatment strategies to work effectively with that population. I use a strength based approach and encourage you to talk about whatever it is you would like to work on to set the pace for your sessions and develop your treatment goals. Whether you're dealing with feeling overwhelmed, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I am here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you are making the right decision. You deserve a safe space to express yourself, reflect, heal and grow. In our sessions together, I will meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can identify and overcome any barriers that you feel are holding you back. We can work together!

Next available: Apr 27

Rashida Henry

(she/her)

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LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
Do you feel like you're living in a permanent state of unhappiness? Knows No Face LLC is a mental health and wellness counseling and consulting company. As a licensed professional counselor, author and speaker, Rashida Henry developed this company with a natural desire to promote mental health awareness within the urban community.

Next available: May 7

Stephanie Dykyj

(she/her)

Stephanie Dykyj profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
I believe therapy can be a universally rewarding practice that can help navigate through life's stressors. Especially in the last few years, we see how important it is to take care of ourselves and find support. It can be overwhelming and intimidating even trying to find a place to start. My goal is to help you navigate through obstacles and barriers you may experience in order to start looking forward to the future. You are the expert on your thoughts and experiences, and we will work together to find solutions that best fit your needs. My orientation is client-centered, meaning that you and I are equal partners in navigating the struggles you are going through. My approach is integrative, drawing from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy (SFT), and humanistic approaches. My style is warm and casual; I understand the importance of building a strong and trustworthy relationship to create a safe and comfortable space for you. My main objective is to help you make the changes you need to have a life you enjoy living. We will work together to rediscover excitement in life and overcome the stressors that can overshadow them.

Next available: Apr 26

Tiana Kirby Johnson

(she/her)

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LCSW
Direct
Empowering
Challenging
Virtual
Born and raised in the inner city by a single mother and a large extended family, I noticed the needs of those that were mentally or physically diagnosed were often not met. Therefore, I began to inquire about what I needed to do in order to be a part of the solution. I began to work in the field and I have worked in Behavioral/Mental Health for close to 20 years. My experience covers a plethora of ages and diagnosis across many settings. My determination to treat and support those with mental health diagnosis during the pandemic inspired me to perform outpatient therapy via telehealth to adults and adolescents. I specialize in adults 25-55 with various diagnoses but primarily Anxiety, PTSD, trauma and Depression to name a few. I love to utilize CBT, CPT, trauma informed care (TIC) and Motivational Interviewing as treatment modalities.

Next available: May 10

Kathleen M. Walsh

(she/her)

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LPC
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi, friends call me Kate. I have been Board Certified for 22 years and bring a variety of work experiences to the table. I currently work 2 days a week at a hospital in Outpatient Behavioral Health. Are you going through a rough patch in your life? Sometimes when life gets tough, it helps to share that burden with someone else. Is it hard for you to balance work life and home life? Let’s work together so that we can create a way to better handle the stress that life presents. If you need tools to better cope with anxiety and depression, we can work on that. I’ve had lots of experience with parent coaching and enjoy helping families live a more positive life.

Next available: May 1

Brandy Bressler

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Are you someone who struggles with mood concerns or anxiety? Do you often feel like you are "barely treading water" and beat yourself up due to your struggles? We can work together and I can help you address these concerns. I offer my clients a non-judgmental space where I meet them where they are in their journey. I am compassionate and can provide empathy, validation, and overall support throughout your journey to wellness. Are you looking to uncover your truth by learning more about yourself and how to help manage life on life’s terms? My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and create a life that is worth living.

Next available: May 2

Ernest Glazer

(he/him)

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LCSW
30 years of experience
Open-minded
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Hi, I'm a therapist with over thirty years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families and historically getting positive results. I tend to work with families with special members such as teens and seniors. I have always worked with teens as it seemed to be a population others found difficult, but I liked the challenge. Now that I am a senior, I better understand the needs of our demographic. I tend to utilize a Family Systems approach which sees the individual in a family context as the majority has grown up in some form of family, whether related by blood or not. I've also taught Marriage and Family Therapy through what is now Drexel University's Family Therapy Program and have offered professional Supervision as a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Next available: Apr 26

Christian Carroll

(he/him)

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LMFT
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hello I hope all is well but if not I'm definitely here to lend my services to help. My name is Christian I believe the therapeutic alliance with my clients is very important component of the treatment process. I work alongside my clients to help them through life difficulties such as major life changes, anxiety, family trauma, and depression. I love to assess what is helping and not helping my clients, then find unique clinical interventions that make real positive change. Small positive changes can lead to big changes. I'm an eclectic when it comes to using different therapy modalities. I like to use therapeutic games at times to foster a safe place for my clients to talk about the root of the issues at hand.

Next available: Apr 29

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