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Kristy Wolanski (LPC) - 18 Years Experience

Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach with over 18 years experience working as an individual, family and couples therapist. I started my career in community mental health dealing with severe mental illness. I have been witness to some of the most traumatic and symptomatic individuals and know first hand that everyone requires help every now and again. You are not alone! After completing my Master's Degree and working within the impoverished communities of North Philadelphia I accepted a position with the American Red Cross. Within this role I was fortunate enough to gain hands-on experience as a first responder to local emergencies and leading many consulting initiatives within Philadelphia...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, ADHD.

Melissa Russiano (LCSW, LISW) - 25 Years Experience

Greetings and welcome to Better Help! It takes a lot of courage to ask for help and just by coming to this site, you've taken the first step towards change. As a counselor I am here to support and empower you as you take that step. Whether you work with me or another counselor, I hope you find what you are looking for. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Tennessee with over 20 years of experience. I have helped individuals with a wide variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, eating disorders, self-harm, and relationship issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues.

Bradley Aldrich (LMFT) - 18 Years Experience

Is you marriage in trouble? Are you missing the intimacy you so desperately desire? Are you feeling lost and looking for direction? Wrestling with depression? No matter where you are, I want to help you take your next steps on your journey. As a Pennsylvania Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I am passionate about helping couples regain their hope, and seeing individuals discover their joy! I am here to listen and care, but most importantly to challenge you on how you can grow. I won't give you the easy answers, and I won't tell you that you can have a new spouse or new life by Friday...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Laura Pengelly (MA, LMFT) - 16 Years Experience

Hello! I understand that reaching out for help and support can be difficult and I'm really glad you've made the decision to start counseling. I believe in treating the whole person and will strive to understand you and all of the moving parts in your life. My goal is to offer you a safe place to explore your thoughts and feelings. My approach to therapy is warm and interactive. I strive to understand the whole person and believe in treating people with respect and compassion. My goal is to help you to find solutions to your current struggles by exploring the way in which you are looking at the problem and by helping you to identify solutions...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Kelly Lambie (M.S., NCC, LPC) - 9 Years Experience

Welcome! My name is Kelly Lambie and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania. I have a Master's degree from Walden University in Mental Health Counseling and am a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors. I am married and have one child. Currently, I work in a private practice setting with ages 14-85 and in a multitude of areas. Because of the wide age range, I have helped my clients through depression and anxiety, school and relationship struggles, and much more! It is rewarding to watch people meet their goals and find happiness from within...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Catherine Misciagna (MA, LPC) - 30 Years Experience

Hi, My name is Cathy and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with over 30 years experience in the mental health field. I've worked with individuals, couples, children, and families of diverse backgrounds in many different settings, with many different issues. Specialties include work with depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and family issues. I've also worked with addictions, sex offenders, kids of all ages, employee assistance, and just about anything else you can imagine... or so it seems. After all these years I 'm tempted to say I've "heard it all"...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Stephanie Altomonte (MA, LPC, NCC) - 11 Years Experience

"It's like you're surfing... The same wave that can be a source of pain can be a beautiful flowing grace and source of power. It's all a matter of how you respond to it." Trey Anastasio I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and nationally certified. I have worked in this field for 9 years and have gained experience from many different settings and populations. I have experience working with addiction issues as well as depression, anxiety, and trauma. My work focuses a lot on values and being in the present moment. I am a certified in Acceptance Commitment Therapy however I utilize techniques from all different modalities...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Patrick Smith (LPC, CAADC) - 15 Years Experience

In my 16 years of experience as a therapist, I have discovered that each of us has problems that at times become overwhelming. Many of us know that we are capable, but there are times when each of us find ourselves struggling to cope with certain issues. My counseling approach acknowledges this similarity in all of us. My approach to counseling embraces the reality that all of us will both need and offer help as we journey through life. More importantly, I embrace the value that my clients place upon the issues they present to me. From my perspective, any issue that you feel will improve your well being deserves the benefit of therapy to help you get there...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Lori Kolb (MA, LPC, MT-BC) - 14 Years Experience

Choosing to begin counseling is a powerful first step towards your future. I believe strongly in working with people where they are at, helping them identify their goals, and then helping them begin to explore how that path is possible. I believe that there is no one way to healing, and I enjoy getting to know people and working with them on their unique needs. I have a warm and interactive approach, taking time to truly know my clients as people. I have over 10 years of experience, and began my career as a Music Therapist, and discovered that I has a passion for counseling, so continued my education to also obtain my Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Certification...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Caralee Crary (M.Ed., MA, NCP) - 16 Years Experience

My name is Caralee Crary and I've been practicing psychotherapy for the past 15 years. Prior to counseling I was an educator for 10 years. I like to use a combination of therapies including psycho-educational, psycho-dynamic, and cognitive behavioral therapies. Many clients benefit from this eclectic approach to address an array of concerns including life skills, relationship conflicts, and childhood wounds. Therapy is about speaking to the unspoken part of ourselves. Working collaboratively will make your counseling experience successful. I create the space that you need to feel safe and empowered to explore your feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and situations to begin developing insight...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Candace Ross (MSW, LCSW, MAC) - 23 Years Experience

Thanks for stopping by. I believe that it is never too late to change if you want to live a better life. I practice person centered therapy, and use a variety of skills--whatever works best for the clients, after a careful assessment. I have been licensed since 1995, and my experience was gained in the following settings: outpatient, inpatient (psychiatric, detox, rehab), community mental health, and private practice. I am comfortable in helping those with the following problems: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, codependency, assertiveness, self-esteem...

Specialties: Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder.

Amanda Ranalli (MA, LPC) - 20 Years Experience

I have over 20 years experience in Mental Health. I have worked in outpatient and community settings. I have experience with anxiety, depression, self-esteem and relationship issues. I also have experience working with women, and the specific struggles that women seem to have. With fertility, post-partum issues, and with perimenopause and menopause. Also with the struggles with being a mom, a wife and feeling overwhelmed by all of life's expectations. I offer message based counseling, and will be able to respond to messages within 24 hours, unless it is the weekend...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Family conflicts, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Percival Fisher, Jr. (MSW, LCSW, BCD) - 9 Years Experience

Hello Everyone! My name is Percival Fisher, Jr. However, you can call me "Percy" and I have been providing individual and group psychotherapy for 9 years. I am here to assist you to reach your goals in therapy. I provide a safe, warm, and interactive space to talk about your presenting issues. I have experience providing therapy to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, "coming out"/LGBTQIA related issues, and family conflicts. I utilize multiple treatment modalities (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Crisis Intervention, and Relational Therapeutic techniques) that would be would be best for you and your specific needs...

Specialties: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Patrick Currie (MEd, LPC) - 20 Years Experience

Hi, I'm Patrick, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with over 20 years of experience helping people in various settings. I received my Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Widener University with a focus on behavioral medicine and health psychology, learning the amazing ways in which we can improve or regain health and wellness using the power of the mind. Then, while working on an inpatient adolescent psychiatric unit, I witnessed the damaging effects of trauma, abuse and neglect and so I returned to school at Temple University and earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology to be better equipped to help others deal with life's many challenges...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Career difficulties, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Amy Titzer (M.S., LPC) - 20 Years Experience

I have a passion for counseling which began over 25 years ago. I have lots of experience with just about any age, diagnosis, and issue that are problems for people. A recent client said to me that I "was her lighthouse" in the foggiest time in her life. Another client recently told me that I helped him "spread his wings" and see how strong and wide they really are. Another client described my style as "intuitively accurate" and that her work with me was "life changing." I have a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Temple University, and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

William Dougherty (LPC, CAADC, CCS) - 16 Years Experience

I have always seemed to be in a helping position. Before graduating high school I started work at a large veterinarian hospital/boarding kennel in Blue Bell, PA as an animal health technician and then the hospital administrator, where I stayed for over 15 years. I decided to return to school to pursue a degree in psychology and have been in the mental health field since 1998, working for such organizations as Special Equestrians as a side aid volunteer assisting people with physical and/or mental health disabilities and Lenape Valley Foundation as both a house advisor and a Partial Hospital Program group therapist for people with severe and persistent mental illness...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression.

Michael Sucro (LCSW) - 30 Years Experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker with 30 yrs experience in numerous settings. My focus is to aid you in recovering from difficult life circumstances and to help you find meaning, purpose and direction in your life. I provide Individual therapy, couples/family therapy. I specialize in depression, anxiety (PTSD, generalized anxiety, panic disorder) OCD and pure 'O' (BDD, intrusive thoughts, sex, harm, relationship, religious, contamination, ritual and hoarding OCD, depersonalization/derealization), addictions (alcohol/drugs, food, sex, porn, video games, gambling, spending, etc), geriatric issues, trauma, military issues, men's issues, autoimmune disorders (CFS, Fibromyalgia, Lyme, etc), chronic pain...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Rachel Whitley (LCSW) - 13 Years Experience

So you have decided to give counseling a try, well you have made a wise decision. Whether you are stuck in your life, feeling overwhelmed or just want some guidance, I am sure that we can work together to change your life. I will use my extensive work experience, education and evidence-based techniques to assist you in your goals. I have worked over 13 years providing counseling to various populations, in various settings with varying problems. I have experience with people that have depression, anxiety, and other varying mental health disorders...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes.

Morgan Rakay (MA, LPC, BC-DMT) - 7 Years Experience

I am both a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist and Counselor. I have over 8 years of experience working with children, families, and adults in both non-profit and private practice settings. In my work, I have helped to address a wide range of concerns, including depression and anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and psychosis, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum. I specialize in working with individuals who experience chronic pain, chronic fatigue, significant medical diagnoses, and new mothers: -My primary focus in counseling is with individuals who are also medically involved or who have experienced medical/physical trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Jenny McClarren (LPC, NCC) - 4 Years Experience

Are you feeling overwhelmed, stuck, or unsatisfied? Perhaps you are ready to make changes in your life, seeking a new direction, or are ready to embark on a new journey. Whether you are grieving a loss, experiencing the effects of traumatic events, or have been exposed to conflicts in your relationships, I want to hear your story. I welcome you to bring your grief, infidelity, and questions or concerns surrounding sex and relationships into our space. Together we can build a collaborative relationship that will inspire you to take control of your story and empower you to narrate your future...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Joseph Sherry (LCSW) - 19 Years Experience

Welcome, and thank you for choosing me to assist you. I am Joseph (Joe) Sherry, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Pennsylvania and New York who has worked in the mental health field since January 2000. I am an active, energetic person, social person who enjoys spending time with my three children. I have worked with families, individuals and older adults. Specializing in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy and solution focused techniques to address depression, anxiety/stress and the impacts of Traumatic experiences...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Stephanie Snyder (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Pennsylvania and I have over 7 years of experience providing various human services including therapy/counseling, casework, and professional training/education. Since I have completed an additional two year certification process in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy and have a lot of experience utilizing a cognitive-behavioral therapy approach or CBT, these are my main therapeutic interventions. I believe in addressing the present and not putting a lot of emphasis on the past or the future since we cannot change or control what has happened or what has yet to happen...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with li.

Danielle Bitner (LPC, NBCC) - 14 Years Experience

There are situations in life when you may feel it's too difficult to face it on your own. Sometimes family and friends are unable to give you the guidance and support that you need to resolve or manage your problem. It's in these times that therapy can help. With over 14 years of experience in the counseling field I have successfully treated many different people who were experiencing a wide-range of issues including, but not limited to: grief and loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction and couples who are dealing with infidelity or communication problems...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

April Condemi (LPC, NCC) - 5 Years Experience

Hi! My name is April Condemi and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I have worked with a variety of concerns that include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, addiction, lack of self-esteem, personality disorders, and relationship issues. I have seen individuals in medical assistance programs, drug and alcohol outpatient treatment, and in a private practice setting. I also have experience working with individuals involved in the legal system (juveniles and adults) who were incarcerated, on probation and parole, and in a detention center; as well as individuals who were in hospice care...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Chinell Collins (LPC) - 8 Years Experience

Hello, My name is Chinell Collins. I am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania, and have been providing counseling services to a diverse population for seven years. I have spent many years working with individuals who suffer from various addictions (drug and alcohol, food, relational, etc.), trauma, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety and adjustment disorder. I also have experience working with couples and families. I enjoy partnering with clients in order to assist them in achieving their personal goals. I am supportive and I am a motivator...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Kathleen McDonald-Gilfert (MA, ATR-BC, LPC, CCTP) - 18 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I am also a board certified art therapist, and a certified trauma therapist with over 18 years experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in individual settings. The clinical issues I have the most experience in are depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, stress management,and parenting skills. I have also helped many people who suffer from trauma. My counseling style is person-centered. I believe that counseling should focus on the whole person, their experiences, and environmental situations...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management.

Brandon Graf (LPC) - 11 Years Experience

Brandon's main areas of focus are anxiety, fear, depression, and stress. These are all things that many people experience at some point in their lives. They are also typical of existential and spiritual crises. Existentialism in the context of counseling refers to finding meaning in life, especially when questions start to arise. Questions about personal values and sense of direction are common. These questions can be become especially frequent during major life transitions like starting or ending relationships, jobs, and geographical moves. His experience is wide-ranging and includes private practice, employee assistance, and drug and alcohol settings...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coaching, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes.

Katie Flynn (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

Compassionate, competent care is vital to my work as a therapist. Hi, my name is Katie Flynn and I'm a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Connecticut and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. I have had experience working in adult outpatient in a community setting, and working with parents of foster children. I received my Masters of Social Work degree from New York University with a focus on clinical work. In my work I have specialized in depression, anxiety/stress, trauma, and parenting issues. I also have experience working with addiction and co-occurring disorders...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management.

Steve Reinoehl (MA, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

My name is Steve Reinoehl, a licensed counselor, hailing from Southeastern Pa. I have been married for 26 years, and live with my wife and daughter. I received a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Kutztown University in 2007, and have been practicing counseling for the past 10+ years, 6 years as a licensed therapist (LPC). I am a generalist, using a wide variety of counseling techniques, including cognitive behavioral therapy, relational therapy, and emotionally-focused therapy, to name a few. I help individuals with a variety of mental health problems, including anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Amy Swedberg (MA, LPC, NCC) - 6 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with over seven years of experience working as a Psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting concerns, and career challenges. I have also worked with people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My theoretical orientation is primarily integrative, and may include cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, holistic, person-centered, and experiential techniques. My role as a Therapist is to provide a safe, comfortable, and judgement free environment that enables you to explore your thoughts and feelings as I guide you on your journey to achieve your personal goals...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression.

Katie Frank (MA, LPC, NCC) - 5 Years Experience

Hello there! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have over 5 years of experience working as a therapist in an agency and private practice setting. I have worked with adults, adolescents, and children with a wide range of concerns including, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self-esteem/confidence, career challenges, and stress management. I use and integrative approach to therapy drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, holistic, and other trainings in evidenced based approaches...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Steve Lai (LCSW) - 26 Years Experience

Hello! I have successfully practiced clinical social work for over 25 years and have enjoyed helping the many clients I have counseled during my career. You will find me to be caring, understanding, respectful, nonjudgmental, knowledgeable and attentive to your needs. I have experience as a therapist /counselor, case manager, clinical supervisor and mental health clinic director, working with adults, adolescents and children and families and have been effective in helping my clients consistently achieve positive change. My number one objective is to help you feel better and resolve any difficult issues you are coping with...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Adam Bernstein (LPC) - 15 Years Experience

Fulfilling our potential is a lifelong journey of becoming more at peace with ourselves, deepening the intimacy in our relationships, being more authentically human, and feeling more alive each day. Along the way, certain challenges arise to cause us distress or confusion. Such moments can make us feel held back, afraid, or unsure of where to go from here. But these moments can also be the points of growth and healing from which we renew ourselves in ways we did not think possible. It is a great privilege helping men and women in their search to improve their relationship with themselves and others, to lessen the burden of emotional pain, to experience freedom from addictions, or to embark on new life challenges - to find the hope and courage needed to take those important next steps...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Rachel Wilson-Snyder (MA, LPC) - 19 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with almost 20 years experience providing counseling across a variety of professional settings with a diverse clientele. A well-practiced and experienced professional, I am comfortable assisting with a broad spectrum of clinical issues. Areas I am exceptionally well-versed in include: development and adjustment issues over the lifespan, career challenges and unexpected life changes, developing a stable and positive sense of identity and self-esteem, and finding a deeper meaning and sense of purpose in one’s life struggles...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Amy Halter (LPC, NCC) - 15 Years Experience

Hello! Thank you for visiting my Better Help profile. My name is Amy Halter and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. I have been practicing as a counselor for 15 years. In addition to Better Help, I also work in a private practice setting as well. I specialize in anxiety, depression, overall life stress and relationship issues. I utilize cognitive behavior therapy and together we will focus on changing negative thoughts in order to change behaviors. I also utilize solution focused therapy in that we will focus on what is currently working in your life and we can apply it to areas in your life that you identify are not working...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Tracy Stone (LPC) - 24 Years Experience

Hello my name is Tracy Stone LPC and I have been working in Community Mental Health for the last 24 years. This past June I have opted to leave my full time job to focus more on Private Practice, on-line counseling in addition to spending more time with my family and finding balance in my own life. I have a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Point Park College (now a university) and in 2003 I graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Masters Degree in Community Counseling. I am Licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and I am also a National Board Certified Counselor...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Gretchen Murchison (LCSW, MBA) - 20 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Gretchen. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I believe that a counselor's role is to help support, challenge, and guide. It can take some time to build a relationship, and it's important for both parties to feel comfortable sharing information, asking questions, and identifying what tools and techniques are the most effective. Whether this is your first experience with counseling, or you've worked with a counselor before, it's important to find someone you feel comfortable interacting with. All counselors and therapists must complete similar classes on counseling technique and theory, but everyone's style and experience is different...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching.

Karri Nelson (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

Hi, my name is Karri Nelson and I am currently a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Colorado and Pennsylvania with over 13 years of behavioral health and human services experience. Throughout my career, I have been afforded the opportunity to work within various settings such as Child Protective Services, foster care and adoption, case management, crisis management, community behavioral health centers providing individual therapy services, state prison system providing group therapy services, as well as providing in-home therapy and behavioral specialist services...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Avia James (MA, LPC, CAADC) - 7 Years Experience

Hello, and congratulations on your first step in becoming BetterHelped. With blended experience in different therapeutic settings and modalities, including Inpatient, Outpatient and Corrections, I am confident that I have the tools, experience and knowledge to assist and support you in your endeavor to rise above life challenges. I hold a Master's of Arts in Professional Clinical Counseling and I am licensed as a Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I am certified as a Co-Occurring Counselor by the Pennsylvania Certification Board and specialize in providing counseling to those affected by both mental health and substance use disorders...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Dawn Smitley (LCSW) - 8 Years Experience

Hello and thank you for your interest in receiving services. I am pleased to know that you are reaching out for assistance and I look forward to working with you to meet your goals. I am the type of therapist who is supportive and direct. My philosophy is to encourage and empower while promoting acceptance, understanding and healing. My treatment style consists of multiple theoretical foundations for treatment and I believe in meeting someone where they are while drawing from their own experiences for therapeutic tools. I have been a Licensed Therapist since 2011...

Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression.

Zamen Abo-Zebiba (M.S., NCC, LPC) - 8 Years Experience

Hi, my name is Zamen Abo-Zebiba, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Nationally Certified Counselor. My own cultural competency is built on a lifetime of international experiences. Growing up surrounded by cultures different from my own, I was encouraged to identify and value both the commonalities and differences of the human experience. Exposure to diverse peoples was instrumental in shaping my worldview and values. My awareness and appreciation of cross-cultural understanding grows continually. I highly respect and value individuals who come from different cultural backgrounds and faiths...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Jeremy Brenneman (LCPC, LCADC, NCC) - 16 Years Experience

I believe that you are the expert on you and that my knowledge and experience can help you develop and reach your goals. I believe that struggling with our thoughts and feelings is the cause of our suffering and that we can learn ways to struggle less and do better as a result. I believe that together we can help you move in a direction of more meaning and fulfillment in your life. I will be kind, understanding, and human in my approach to working with you. I will use humor and metaphors to help you think about and understand things in new ways...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Kristina Malley (MA, NCC, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Sometimes, taking the first step is the hardest! I have worked to take the pressure out of coming to therapy and established a comfortable and inviting practice, from the comfort of your own home. I strive to provide the highest quality therapy for my clients. I work with clients of all genders struggling with, but not limited to; bullying, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationship struggles, and mood disorders. We will work together to build a lasting rapport, identify your strengths, as well as your short and long-term goals. My goal is for you to recognize your strongest, and truest potential, and identify strategies that work best for you to breakdown barriers that may be holding you back...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Jess Lampman (MS, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Welcome, and thank you for taking time to learn more about me! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania and I have been working as a therapist in the mental health field for over 5 years. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA and I have worked in a variety of settings including inpatient substance use, outpatient mental health and substance use, and community-based (in home) services. The majority of my experience has included adolescents and transition age adults, focusing on addictions, relationship or family issues, depression, and stress; however, I have also worked with children as young as 6 years old and adults well beyond 60 years old...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties.

Jennifer Alfano (MSCP, LPC, BSL) - 5 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Behavior Specialist In Pennsylvania working with children, parents, adults and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, ODD, behavioral problems, parenting difficulties, career goals and self-esteem. I also helped others who have experienced emotional and physical abuse throughout their life. My counseling style is straightforward, interactive and individualized. I believe that everyone should have the opportunity to grow towards their greatest potential and this is something that we will work together to achieve...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Depression.

John ODonoghue (LMFT, LCP) - 27 Years Experience

For 25 years I have had the privilege to help people navigate difficult passages in their lives, in a variety of settings. Give yourself credit for reaching out, because a good therapist during these times can make a huge positive difference. In retrospect you may see that ill fortune, suffering and emotional pain helped you grow, and that without these challenges you may not have learned what you needed to progress. As Eckhart Tolle has said, suffering can be your greatest teacher. I did not become a therapist until midlife, and have had my own share of major life changes, transformations, suffering, and loss...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression.

Jenna Bolton (MA, NCC, LPC) - 9 Years Experience

Thank you for considering me to walk with you on your journey. If you are reaching out for help, I know that you are standing in a difficult moment that may seem impossible to work through. However, I believe that we are created to do life together and that is the goal of my practice. I strongly connect with the saying "Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls..." - Khalil Gibran. There is no guarantee that life will be easy, but I believe that our struggles can not only make us stronger, but give us purpose and meaning. I am a proud Penn State graduate where I received my Bachelors Degree from and then moved to Delaware to start my Masters program...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatig.

Victoria Torres (MEd, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Hi, I'm Vicky! I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with over 5 years of experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma (e.g. physical, sexual, or emotional abuse), grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, sexual issues, ADHD, anger management issues, and other mood management issues. I have experience working with a variety of individuals, including children, adolescents, and adults, clients with special needs, and clients from many different cultural backgrounds...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipola.

Lauren Dicair (LCSW, MSW, MEd) - 9 Years Experience

Hi! My name is Lauren. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Human Sexuality Educator based in Pennsylvania with over 9 years of experience working as a therapist, medical case manager, and sex educator. I have worked with clients from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds managing a wide variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, chronic health issues, immigration/acculturation, unhealthy eating habits, and sexual and gender minority status. My counseling style is warm, direct, and interactive. I don't believe that stigmatizing labels are helpful and like to just get to know you and your whole person...

Specialties: LGBT, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Career difficulties, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Alecia Denillo (LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Are you feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders? Are you overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, depression, substance use, and/or weight? Is this your first time considering counseling? By considering therapy, you have already made a courageous step towards healing and change. I provide a calm and compassionate space where you can know yourself on a deeper level. With this new awareness, you will be empowered to look at different ways to manage life's challenges. As your therapist, I will join you on the journey towards a more fulfilling life of choice and empowerment...

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Eating disorders, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem.

Jennifer McPherson (MS, EMBA, LPC, NCC) - 5 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Jennifer A. McPherson and I am a Board Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania. I am a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine's M.S. in Counseling & Clinical Health Psychology program. I have 6 years of counseling experience and 8 years of experience in the mental health field in various other roles. Additionally, I also serve my community as an advocate for mental health and as a consultant for the integration of behavioral health services in medical settings...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Sarah Murphy (LPC) - 11 Years Experience

Welcome, and thank you for taking the time to get to know a little about me! I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have over ten years' experience in the mental health field, mostly in my private practice. I work with a lot of adults who have chronic illnesses, with couples, and with young adults. Many of my clients are dealing with anxiety and depression, relationship issues, and trauma/abuse. My own journey into the field of counseling stems from my personal lifetime of struggle and learning. I have been lucky enough to land in the field of counseling and turn the struggle into an opportunity to share what I have learned...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem.

Jenny Delacruz (MS, LPC, NCC) - 10 Years Experience

I commend you for starting your journey in seeking counseling. I am a licensed professional counselor of over 10 years of experience. I have provided counseling services to individuals and couples while working in with a wide range of concerns including PTSD, Depression, OCD, Anxiety, Career Challenges, ADHD, Intimate Partner Violence, and relationship issues. My approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy, client focused therapy, and career counseling. We can work together on formulating your goals for therapy and revisit them at anytime. I look forward to the possibility of working with you!

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Theresa Armandi (MA, LPC) - 23 Years Experience

My name is Theresa Armandi and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Philadelphia area. I have been a psychotherapist for over 20 years, treating a wide range of populations and disorders. I have worked in both Community Mental Health and in a group practice. My counseling style is warm and supportive, but I will challenge my clients in a gentle empathetic way to promote self -awareness as well as having them take responsibility for their choices, which may keep them stuck in self-restricting and self -damaging ways. My approach combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Client-Centered and Psychodynamic...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Lee Shadeck (M.A., NCC, LPC) - 8 Years Experience

Greetings. My name is Lee Shadeck and I have been helping people in one form or another since I got fired from a gas station in 1996. I got my introduction into the helping professions in Southern Oregon working with adults with disabilities for a few years before returning home to Pennsylvania to start a family with my wife. I received my Bachelors Degree in Education in 2001 and promptly chose not to use that degree for it's intended purposes and became a Crisis Worker on and off for the next decade. I have worked in group homes, taught Life Skills to incarcerated youth, have been a Case Manager to dual diagnosed adults, and have been the liaison to a State Hospital for adults with Developmental Disabilities...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, B.

Michelle Kimmerly (MS, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

Does every day feel like a dreaded Monday with no weekend in sight? Are you feeling down, anxious, stressed, burnt out or just plain stuck? Nothing seems to change no matter what you try. Even thinking about change is exhausting and overwhelming. I've been there. You're convinced that no one else feels this way - that there's something wrong with you for not being able to just snap out of it. You are not alone. There's no reason to keep struggling by yourself. Let me help. I have a business background; so I've worked in the "real world" and understand how difficult life balance is in general - let alone when you are feeling worn out, anxious and/or depressed...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, ADHD.

Malinda Myers (LCSW) - 12 Years Experience

My name is Malinda Myers, LCSW. I have been doing therapy for 10 years. I love what I do, and I practice what I preach! I believe in mindfulness and gratitude and riding the waves of our lives with grace. I started working with the homeless population early in my career and developed a deep understanding of poverty and trauma. This spurred my further training in trauma, which lead to understanding the impact of high levels of stress on our bodies, and functioning. I was also trained in dialectical behavior therapy, which helped me understand that when people get stuck, they are not being difficult or manipulative, they just need to learn some skills to navigate life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes.

Samantha Gibson (MA, NCC, LPC) - 8 Years Experience

I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology and hold credentials as both a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have been in the field just shy of 10 years and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns; including depression, anxiety, identity formation, crisis management, addiction, and life transitions. My counseling style is very person-first and engaging. I believe in incorporating different therapeutic techniques in order to meet you exactly where you are during each interaction...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue.

Keith Welsh (LCSW) - 19 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR Therapist. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice at Shippensburg University where I graduated Magna Cum Laude and as the Distinguished Military Graduate. I served six years as a Commissioned Officer in the US Army and later spent eleven years in the private sector employed by behavioral health companies. I earned a Masters in Social Work from Temple University, entered private practice and practiced traditional talk therapy including cognitive behavioral interventions, marriage and relationship counseling, family counseling, group therapy, and EMDR therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching.

Melissa Strauss (LPC) - 0 Years Experience

Hi there! My name is Melissa Hochbaum Strauss and I am looking forward to working with you. I have over 7 years of experience working with individuals, families and couples as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I believe that every client can teach me something and my approach is warm and engaging. I hope that you feel you have control over our time as well. Every individual has strengths and it is important to use this in the therapeutic process. My approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, Emotionally Focused and Internal Family Systems Therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD.

Rachel Margolin (LCSW) - 20 Years Experience

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, loss of a loved one, trauma, and physical and sexual abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. My clients are the experts' of their life experiences, so I work hard to listen to their needs and meet them just where they are. Together we work to overcome their challenges...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion .

Lauren Laich (MA, LPC, NCC) - 8 Years Experience

My greatest reward is helping clients explore ways they can change their lives, allowing them to feel hopeful about their futures. I want to thank you for taking the time to learn a little more about me, and my approach to counseling today. I have been in the counseling field for the last eight years and I have worked with many individuals during that time. I truly love what I do, and hope to continue to make a difference in the lives of others, everyday. I have worked with many individuals struggling with different issues and concerns over the years...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue.

Heather Sheely (MS, LPC) - 4 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have 4 years of experience working with children, teenagers and adults. The last few years of my career I have been working at a partial hospital program, because of this I have experience working with individuals that have been diagnosed with anxiety, anger, depression, OCD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Bi Polar Disorder and those experiencing grief and loss. I have also worked with individuals struggling with childhood sexual trauma. My counseling style is warm and welcoming...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Ebony Johnson (MA, LPC) - 7 Years Experience

Hi there, My name is Ebony Johnson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. If you found your way to my page I'm assuming that you're probably not having the best day. Let me assure you that whatever you are going through, there is a way out. I have experience with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Relationship issues, self esteem and many others in the adult and college student population. I believe that all of us at our core want to feel accepted, loved, appreciated and want our lives to make a difference. My approach to therapy is always warm, accepting, and validating but at the same time encouraging growth from areas that seem to keep you stuck...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fat.

Julie Williams (LCSW, ACSW) - 17 Years Experience

I am so glad you are here and have taken a huge step in reaching out for help. I want to be the first to reach back and take your hand on this journey. Life is happening to everyone and there is a lot to sort through and deal with and we all need a little help sometimes in managing and dealing with our challenges. I believe that everyone goes through challenges in life at some point or another and for some those challenges are bigger than what we expected them to be and so a little hurdle help is needed. You've come to the right place at the right time in your life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, ADHD.

Dr. Carissa Ferguson-Thomas (Psy.D, LCSW) - 21 Years Experience

I hold a Doctorate and Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Temple University. I am a Licensed Psychologist and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have provided individual, couples, and family therapy for more than twenty years. I am trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist but my approach is eclectic, person-centered and trauma-informed. I work with the individual where they are and together we explore and develop plans to overcome the challenges they are facing...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes.

Dr. Elizabeth Skibinski-Bortman (Ph.D.) - 39 Years Experience

Hello, I'm Dr. Elizabeth. If you feel overwhelmed and defeated by day-to-day hassles and dilemmas~~~I am available to help. If you are coping with stressors that make you cranky by day and disturb your sleep at night~~~I am available to help. If you want to change, but don't know how~~~I'm available to help. I'm a Licensed Psychologist and a Family Therapist. I have over 35 years of counseling experience in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. My style is upbeat and supportive. My approach is influenced by the Positive Psychology Model, Problem-Solving Therapy and Structural/Systems Theory...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem.

Casey Sbat (M.S., NCC, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Hello and welcome! I am so glad you are here! My name is Casey and as a licensed therapist in the state of Pennsylvania, my job here is to provide online counseling through the BetterHelp platform. I am board certified through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC). I started my career in the mental health field in 2009 when I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice and started as a Therapeutic Staff Support. I have worked as a Crisis Intervention Specialist in an emergency room setting since 2014 assessing and providing care to patients who are experiencing crisis situations...

Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Dr. Clayton Martin (PhD, NCC, LPC) - 7 Years Experience

Hi, I'm Clayton Martin! I am a licensed professional counselor and I also hold a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. I have been providing counseling services for seven years and have worked in a wide variety of settings. I earned my MS degree in Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Counseling from Barry University in Miami, Florida and conducted my doctoral studies at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. I started my counseling career as an in-home youth and family therapist providing intensive services to the greater Ft...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Lyn Rairdon (LCSW) - 4 Years Experience

My name is Lyn Rairdon and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Science from Bryn Mawr College. I have experience working at inpatient and outpatient facilities, as well as in higher education counseling services. I specialize in working with individuals from 18 to 65 years old. I utilize an eclectic therapeutic approach combining Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Interpersonal therapies, and Motivational Interviewing. This allows the space to explore current issues, past influences, and future implications...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Jennifer Rice (LMFT) - 20 Years Experience

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Pennsylvania. I have over 20 years of experience in the mental health field, and 13 years of experience as a licensed therapist. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings who have come to therapy with issues related to anxiety, depression, relationship/communication concerns, fertility struggles, parenting challenges, and grief and loss. My therapy style is relaxed and conversational, however I challenge my clients to see patterns that may be keeping them "stuck" in some ways in their personal and professional lives...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues.

Francesca Sutera (LPC, NCC) - 3 Years Experience

My therapeutic philosophy is firmly rooted in the belief that you know yourself best, and it is my passion as a therapist to provide you with the space to collaboratively explore as well as make meaning out of your own unique life experiences. I am dedicated to fostering an authentic and supportive relationship with my clients in order to promote awareness, empowerment and growth. I have training and experience in working with trauma, anxiety, depression, OCD, mood disorders & eating disorders. My approach is versatile, integrative and individually tailored to my clients' unique goals...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Carmen Garrison (M.S., LPC) - 7 Years Experience

My philosophy is that positive change is possible for everyone. I believe that achieving wellness is a journey, and I am dedicated to helping others along their path. Using a compassionate, person-centered style; I work collaboratively with my clients. My holistic approach to wellness focuses on all areas of wellness; mind, body and soul. Finding balance gives us the strength to face challenges in our lives. Through counseling, hope can be restored. In my nine years of working with individuals and families, I have seen an immense amount of resiliency and hope...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Stephanie Menta (MS, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with over ten years of experience working as a psychotherapist and Clinical Director. My vast background includes working with individuals suffering from the disease of addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, Bi-Polar disorder, self-esteem issues, grief and loss, eating disorders, and couples issues. I also have significant experience working with victims of domestic violence. My clients have ranged in their demographics including ages from adolescents to older adults and various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Alie Blumenstein (MS, LPC, NCC) - 7 Years Experience

My name is Alie and I a Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Pennsylvania. I have over 7 years of experience in working with clients presenting with various challenges, including: depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, marital issues, OCD, attention-related disorders, self-harm, trauma, addiction and challenges related to various life transitions. My style is warm and personal, for I think it is important to tailor therapy to each individual, so as to inspire both comfort and positive growth. Sometimes, asking for help is the most difficult step and for that, I already admire your strength...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Susan Stewart (LMFT, MDiv) - 8 Years Experience

Most of us come to therapy when things feel or are very wrong. I help you find what is right. I help people who want real change find wholeness in mind, body, spirit, and community. I enjoy working with people who desire to grow personally and relationally, helping you find an awareness of who you are and who you can be, then walking with you to reach your unique goals. I have knowledge and experience as a therapist, a health coach, and a spiritual director to help you find the confidence to live an integrated, healthy life. I walk with you on the journey toward wholeness...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Michele Frakt (LCSW, NY/NJ, LSW, PA) - 19 Years Experience

I have been a psychotherapist for over 18 years and I have worked with all walks of life. I have developed programs for the elderly, young children, individuals who struggle with substance issues, sexually abused adults and children and people whom have struggled with various types of trauma. Regardless of the issue all my clients require and deserve validation and unconditional care. I am very passionate with regard to finding creative ways to help people gain the confidence needed to help themselves. My motto for life is that life is not just surviving but thriving...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Valerie Lees (LCSW) - 20 Years Experience

Do you want to feel happier? Live better ? I can help! My name is Valerie Lees. I am a Licenced Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and I have been helping people lead happier, more fufilling lives for over 20 years. I received my Bachelor's degree in Dietetics from Drexel University in 1989 and my Master's degree in Clinical Social Work from Columbia Unversity in New York City in 1992. I have worked in inpatient psychiatric settings, outpatient psychiatric clinics, private practice, and crisis lines. I have helped adults with varying issues, from depression and anxiety to relationship issues, addictions, and trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, C.

Bob Miller (MA, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

I am A Licensed Professional Counselor presently living in Pennsylvania. I have experience working with individuals, couples and families . I operate from numerous models of therapy and will customize therapy based on the needs of my patients. I have extensive experience using the Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness, Brief -Solution focused Therapy. I have worked for years with parents and families at resolving systemic issues with in the family unit. My experience working with relationship issues, anxiety, depression, OCD, Anger, Stage of life issues and several forms of adjustment Disorders...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues.

Olga Lomanovitch (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

I know first-hand that starting therapy can be a difficult and at times scary process. For some, it can leave them feeling vulnerable or discouraged. I believe that forming a meaningful connection is one of the most import aspects of a therapeutic relationship. While working with individuals, I strive to create and foster a safe, inclusive and non-judgmental environment, where individuals can freely express themselves. The stories of who we are and the beliefs that we hold are created through interactions with our environment, the life events that we experience, as well as contact with our friends, family, and society...

Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Jerah Griggs (LPC) - 15 Years Experience

Hi, my name is Jerah Griggs and I’m a licensed professional counselor with over 15 years of experience in the counseling and mental health fields. I earned a Masters of Education in Community Counseling from Georgia Southern University. Though I have lived and worked in several states over the years, I am currently licensed and practicing in Pennsylvania. I have experience helping clients work through issues related to and including anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, life transitions, career challenges, military-lifestyle related issues, relationship and parenting issues, as well as self-esteem and confidence issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Margaret Scepura-Michel (MA, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor that has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have extensive experience with treating addiction, anxiety, and depression. I also have experience in couples and family counseling as well as dealing with trauma. My counseling style is warm and interactive, but I also challenge clients. I believe that everyone can meet their goals and become happier and more successful in life. My therapeutic approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and solution focused principles. I will develop our treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs and to build on your individual strengths...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue.

Lynn Salsbury (LCSW, MSW) - 12 Years Experience

My passion is to help individuals see the best in themselves. I inspire with an easy going, caring style to create a supportive environment. Our daily lives can be overwhelming with too many commitments and lacking in emotional support. Too often we feel unheard; our thoughts are clouded in self criticism; and we are stuck in patterns that are self defeating. I provide an integrative approach to treatment allowing you to share your story, develop healthy and supportive thoughts, and create a lifestyle that supports your mind and body. My life experiences lead me to becoming an integrative therapist...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, .

Dr. Kristen English (Psy.D.) - 15 Years Experience

My name is Dr. Kristen English, and I am a Pennsylvania-licensed psychologist. I have 15 years of counseling experience with teens and their families, as well as with adults across the lifespan, and I’ve developed a particular therapy-niche with college students and young adults. My primary areas of practice include navigating anxiety, grief and loss, trauma and PTSD, time-of-life transitions, and identity development. These therapeutic partnerships often involve identity-affirming explorations of racial, ethnic, LGBTQIA, and neuro-diversity matters within clients’ lives...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes.

Dr. Jay Cadwallader (M.Div., Ms.Ed., Ed.D./Ph.D.) - 3 Years Experience

Hello, and thank you for stopping by! I am Dr. Ed Cadwallader and am licensed by and have practiced in the state of Pennsylvania for thirty (30) years. I am licensed and qualified to treat children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and any constellation taken from those groups. I did both graduate (Masters) and post-graduate (Doctoral) work at Duquesne University and was originally trained in the ‘Psychodynamic’ school of thought. In the time that has passed I have studied additional approaches to patient treatment and have mastered: Systemics, Object Relations, Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectic Behavioral, Gestalt, Person Centered, Marriage & Family, Attachment Based, Christian, Interpersonal, Narrative, Reality, and Relaxation...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassio.

Andrea Charlesworth (M.Ed., LPC) - 3 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. I have over 15 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and children as well as couples and families. I have worked with clients in both individual and group settings. The majority of my experience is working with anxiety, depression, stress management, self-esteem, communication/relationship issues, and parent-child relationships. Developing a trusting, positive therapeutic relationship is of the utmost importance to me. I believe in being present with my clients in times of progress as well as times of struggle...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with li.

Naomi Kim (MA, LPC, NCC) - 3 Years Experience

Hello and welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I am also a 14 year Air Force veteran. I started my adult life in Florida and have settled here in Pennsylvania after living in several states as well as a couple of years in South Korea. I have worked for the past 13 years on an inpatient psychiatric unit and have a vast experience with depression and anxiety and how they affect one's well being and self confidence. Prior to that I worked with an agency that worked closely Children and Youth Services and have gained much experience in working with family issues, parenting concerns, and communication challenges...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, ADHD.

Rebecca Williams (MS, LPC, NCC) - 4 Years Experience

Welcome to my page! Please let me tell you a little about myself. I received my Master of Science in Professional Counseling and currently hold a professional license in the state of Pennsylvania. In the past, I have worked with a wide array of individuals with a wide range of issues and concerns that they bring to therapy. I have worked with the forensic population, drug and alcohol population, and have worked in community mental health, serving many dynamic clients. In my counseling career, I have worked with various populations and have tackled many issues with my clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Anger management, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping wi.

Rebecca Hartjen (LCSW) - 16 Years Experience

I am a licensed therapist with 16 years of counseling experience from Pittsburgh PA. My treatment approach is person-centered, present-focused and collaborative. I truly believe in meeting people where they are at, and empower them to be their "authentic self". I coach individuals on healthy coping skills and provide "real life" feedback to help you gain control over your emotions and tackle life challenges. I believe that validation and acceptance are our tickets to emotional freedom. I combine elements of mindfulness, radical acceptance, and effective communication skills, with helping you learn how to challenge your negative thoughts and self-perceptions to improve your self esteem...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue.

Rebecca Roebke (LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker in Delaware with 13 years experience. I currently work in a private practice. I have experience working with clients of all ages and a wide variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting issues, relationship issues, ADHD, and adjustment issues. I have years of experience providing individual and family counseling. I believe in using a strengths based perspective to help you reach your goals. My style is interactive, accepting, and focuses on empowerment of the individual. I pull from Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Humanistic approaches , as well as my trainings in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Parent Child Interactive Therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Stephanie Hamilton (MA, LPC, RPT) - 6 Years Experience

My name is Stephanie and I am a licensed professional counselor and registered play therapist in the state of Pennsylvania. I am an experienced psychotherapist with advanced training in strengths-based and goal-focused therapies. I tailor my interventions to meet the client with what is happening within the client's life. I hold the therapeutic relationship with the utmost importance as we work together. I provide solution focused therapy, specializing in individual, couples, and adolescents. I have extensive training in a range of modalities including, strength-based, LBGTQ, existentialism, family-therapy, CBT, and SFBT...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatig.

Anthony Locascio (LPC, NCC) - 3 Years Experience

Hi! My name is Anthony Locascio and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and a National Certified Counselor. I transitioned to counseling after spending years working in corporate america, specifically in information technology. I switched because I found myself wanting to work directly with people to help them make meaningful impactful changes that help guide them to more meaningful and fulfilled lives. My approach is to develop a relaxed, non-threatening, and non-clinical professional relationship with my clients...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, ADHD, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Noam Dinovitz - 3 Years Experience

I'm a licensed psychotherapist with experience working in outpatient mental health, the University of Maryland Medical Center, substance abuse treatment centers and private practice. My philosophy is that therapy is more than just giving you a space to talk; therapy is about getting you results. Whether you've been feeling down, trying to figure yourself out, struggling with social anxiety or working through an addiction issue, progress and relief are your ultimate goal. My focus is on helping you figure out your next step, learn the next tool, or develop the new insight that will help you get to where you’d like to be...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Judy Goldman (LCSW) - 16 Years Experience

Welcome. My name is Judy Goldman and it is my pleasure to assist you on your travels through the bumps, twists and turns of life. We all walk this journey in our own individual ways. Sometimes life can be filled with joy, excitement and hope for what lies around the corner. But for those times when we get knocked off balance and it seems harder to find our way, just having the right person to speak to, helps us regain our footing and continue on our path. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, having been licensed in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, C.

Melinda Goodwin (LCSW, CAADC) - 20 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Melinda Goodwin and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor who is extremely passionate about helping you! My special areas of focus are in addiction, depression and/or anxiety, self esteem/confidence, trauma, relationships, parenting, and family conflict. I have had the privilege of working with individuals from all walks of life over the past 20 years and will work with you to help maximize your full potential. I am confident that you will find my approach to be warm, supportive, positive, encouraging, and empowering...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with li.

Helen Ford (LMFT) - 10 Years Experience

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist, licensed in Pennsylvania and Delaware with over 10 years of experience working in multiple types of settings; including, Outpatient Settings, Transition Homes, Schools, Communities and Client Homes. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including; trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, blended-families, foster care/ adoption, and other issues pertaining to transitions and developmental stages of life. Maya Angelou once said, “ My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Jeana Foster (MS, LPC) - 20 Years Experience

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience working as a therapist and consultant. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns and issues including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self esteem, chronic illness, school and/or career, family and stress management. I also have extensive experience helping people who have experienced trauma and abuse. I have over a decade of experience supporting military members and their families and have a deep understanding of military culture. I have also have worked in corrections and have experience with first responder populations...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fati.

Chris White (LPC, MA) - 13 Years Experience

I am a counselor licensed in Pennsylvania with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, trauma, grief and loss, and self esteem. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and reality/choice theory. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression.

Vincent Pietropaoli (MS, LPC, NCC) - 5 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Vincent Pietropaoli, but please feel free to call me Vinny. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania, and I am also a National Certified Counselor (NCC). I have more than five years of counseling experience working with individuals of all ages and many presenting problems. I have the most extensive experience working with people with mood related problems (such as: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and others) and those who have experienced traumatic events. My approach to therapy begins with the person and grows from there...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Emily Cyburt (MS, LPC, NCC) - 6 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Emily Cyburt, and I have been an outpatient mental health therapist for 6 years. I currently work for two outpatient therapy clinics (in Westmoreland County and Somerset county, respectively). I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Master of Science degree in Community Counseling. Additionally, I am recognized as a Nationally Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors and hold a license in the state of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have worked with individuals as young as 4 years old, teens, young adults, middle age, and the elderly...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes.

Jamica Cropper-Pam (LMFT) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Jamica Cropper-Pam and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been in the helping profession for 5 years. I have experience working in the home, in schools, outpatient setting, and intensive outpatient for addictions. I believe that any and everyone can benefit from therapy. Reaching out for help is a sign of great strength. I create a safe space in which clients feel comfortable opening up by being authentic, humorous, and also direct. I challenge clients by asking the tough questions while still being compassionate to their needs...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Kristin Riding (MA, ATR-BC, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Hi. I am so grateful you are here. My name is Kristin. I am an avid lover of blueberry coffee, yummy loose leaf teas, my furry babies at home, reading, and art making. I believe in authenticity, compassion, kindness, empathy and challenging the world on self-care/mental health/dealing with your stuff. I received my Masters of Arts at Seton Hill University where I studied Art Therapy and Counseling. I have worked in this field for about ten years; most of my experience with children and adolescents. However, in the last three years, I have direct contact with teens and adults...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Amanda Taylor (MS, NCC, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Amanda Taylor and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania, a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and I have my Master's of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have been working in the mental health field since 2013. I have worked with clients ranging from age 4 up to elderly clients with multiple different mental health struggles including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, trauma, PTSD, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, parenting issues, relationship problems, social behavior, and crisis counseling...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, ADHD, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

Karen Palmer (L.C.S., W) - 19 Years Experience

Hello and welcome to BetterHelp! I appreciate you taking the time to learn more about me. My name is Karen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania. I have 19 years experience working in Mental Health. I currently work in a private practice outside of Pittsburgh. Although I have experience working with teenagers and their families in the past, I primarily work with adults and couples. I believe taking care of our emotional health is just as important as taking care of our physical health. One can affect the other...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Jennifer Bicknese (ATR-BC, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Jennifer Bicknese, ATR-BC, LPC. I am a Board Certified and Licensed Professional Counselor. I am licensed in the state of Pennsylvania and have 5 years of counseling experience. I have worked in an outpatient facility with children, an outpatient facility with adolescents and adults, and a residential facility with individuals diagnosed with bipolar and schizophrenia. I have the most experience working with, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, sexual identity, LGBTQ community, life stressors, grief and loss, and anger management...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue.

Dr. Kathryn Lou (PhD) - 12 Years Experience

I am a clinical psychologist with over 12 years of experience working as a therapist and psychological assessor. I have worked in a variety of settings including college counseling centers with undergraduate and graduate students, private practices, child therapy centers, a community hospital with both inpatient and outpatient settings, and forensic locations (court child clinic and jail settings). Additionally, I currently work in specialized medical settings such as outpatient and residential post acute treatment for individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping wi.

Chijioke Robinson (MS, ED, LPC) - 6 Years Experience

Hello, my name is Chijioke Robinson and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 with a Master in Education . I have worked within various community mental health and educational environments. I have a strong desire to support individuals and couples who desire to explore and grow through symptomatic challenges of depression, anxiety, stress and more. This also includes but not limited to areas of family conflict, issues with attachment and adjustment, communication and various relationship conflicts...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADH.

Courtney Cafaro (LPC, LMHC) - 5 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Courtney. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) for 3 years but have been working in the field since 2013. I have my Bachelor's in Psychology and Master's in Forensic Psychology. I have years of experience working with clients experiencing a wide range of diagnoses, including but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, and Psychosis, My style of counseling covers a wide range of modalities, including but not limited to, Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strength-Based ,and Psychoanalytic...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, .

Jaret Romano (MA, NCC, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Welcome! I like to think counseling is a wonderful journey to help explore yourself and develop helpful coping skills when facing difficulty in life. I am a licensed professional counselor with over 3 years of experience in the field. I have a Master of Arts degree in counseling from Waynesburg, University in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. I have worked with many different individuals, including those who struggle with depression, anxiety, addictions, and trauma. I think of counseling as a process of working together to develop an insightful mind set into who you are and how to make meaning from your experiences...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Elena Gregorio (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

My name is Elena Gregorio and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Pennsylvania. I got my master’s degree in social work from West Chester University in 2012 and have been working with individuals and groups ever since, focusing on mental health and/or substance abuse issues. This was a second career for me; I started out with a music degree and teaching elementary schoolers. But as happens to most people, life threw some curve balls and it was time for a change. Perhaps you’re at a curve ball stage yourself and you have come here looking for some support...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

This list of Pennsylvania online therapists was last updated on Monday, September 16, 2019