Meet our Providers

Barbara Loftus
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Barbara Loftus, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Barbara Loftus (she/her/hers) is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Chester University, and worked with trauma as an emergency nurse for several decades prior to completing her Master of Arts in Counseling from Biblical Seminary.  Barb has since had 10 years experience working with emotional trauma, PTSD, and sexual abuse in children, adolescents and adults.

Barb recognizes there is both an art and science to therapy, and relies on an eclectic therapeutic approach with individuals and families. She utilizes narrative and expressive therapeutic approaches, is trained in TF-CBT (trauma-focused CBT), and places a high value on safety within a collaborative client-therapist relationship. Incorporating expressive arts, sandtray, and body-focused work, Barb helps clients find ways to metabolize impactful life events and use that energy to move forward in hope, strength, and self-determination.  

Living life on life’s terms means we all will have stress (internal and external), turmoil (emotional and situational), and trauma (psychological and physical) as parts of our stories. Barb strives to help you find harmony and meaning within your unique life story. 

Education

Masters of Arts in Counseling
Biblical Seminary

Specialties

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Faith-based/Spirituality

 

Donna Marshall
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Quest Behavioral
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Donna Marshall, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Donna Marshall is a clinical social worker who has worked in the medical and mental health field for the last 20 years. She completed her Masters in Social Work from New York University. Her therapeutic style is best described as engaged, supportive and solution focused. She is an active listener who likes to collaborate with her clients and provide a positive and interactive experience.

Donna specializes in assisting clients who are coping with depression, anxiety, acute and chronic illness, relationship issues, life transitions, aging parents and loss of any kind. She also has extensive experience working with people who have wellness goals for themselves and wish to make positive changes in their health and overall wellbeing.

Donna seeks to create a warm and caring relationship with you so that you can build on your strengths and reach your goals. 

Education

New York University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Acute and chronic illness
  • Life transitions
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Postpartum Depression
Edith Hutchins-Stieglitz
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Edith Hutchins-Stieglitz, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Edie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who brings a strengths-based approach and compassionate spirit to her sessions.  She seeks to support clients to increase insight and awareness into themselves and their lives and empower them to create desired change.  She has been practicing for 8 years and has experience with individual, family, and group therapy with adults, seniors, and children.  She also has experience with residential treatment and intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization group therapy.  She graduated with a degree in Sociology from UMass Boston and received her MSW from Wheelock College.  She practices using a strengths-based, culturally competent, and trauma-informed approach and utilizes CBT and mindfulness to tailor treatment to each individual.  

Edie believes that people have the ability to create change in their lives and she seeks to be a positive support and advocate for them on their journeys toward greater fulfillment and life satisfaction.

Education

Wheelock College
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • End-of-Life
  • Trauma
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Stressors
  • Self-Worth
Lauren Morris
Accepting:
  • Cigna
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lauren Morris, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Lauren is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the state of Pennsylvania.  She has over 15 years’ experience in the mental health field. The breadth of her experience has been providing client-centered, strength-based individual therapy to adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses, mood disorders, grief and loss, and trauma. Lauren has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and received her Master’s in Social Work from West Chester University.

Lauren's relatability and compassion provides a safe and non-judgmental space where vulnerabilities and experiences can be shared.  She approaches therapy as a collaborative process, focusing on the uniqueness of the individual and couple. She utilizes a variety of evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness based and Trauma-informed approaches.

Lauren is passionate about partnering with individuals and couples to achieve positive and lasting changes in their lives. Lauren's practice promotes the health and wellbeing of her clients to foster healthy relationships with themselves and others, to cultivate purpose and meaning, and to ultimately live their best life possible.

Education

Masters in Social Work
West Chester University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Postpartum Disorders

 

Melanie Harshaw
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Melanie Harshaw, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Melanie is an LCSW and a 1998 graduate of Temple University. She began her career at Philadelphia’s rape crisis center, and since then has worked with teenagers through the elderly in diverse medical, psychiatric and forensic settings. 

Melanie came to Social Work as her second profession, and is still excited with her work. Believing that everyone can benefit from counseling at one time or another, Melanie uses humor, warmth and empathy to connect with her clients. 

A generalist in practice, Melanie works with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, life transitions, and grief. She identifies as a secular therapist, and practices from a feminist perspective.

Education

Master of Social Work
Temple University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief
Michael Drag
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Michael Drag, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Michael Drag is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania who has 7 years  experience. His primary goal with each therapeutic relationship is to meet you where you are  and utilize skills based in CBT, DBT, Trauma-informed care, anger management, loss and grief,  addiction, and mindfulness. Michael works to understand you along with your struggles. You  are more than what you have been through in life.  

Michael helps build the skills to manage thoughts, sensations, and emotions. He works to  provide psychoeducation in the response of the body, how to recognize it, name it, and  counter it through coping skills. Michael uses his skills to understand the origin of difficulty  and strengthen the relationship with the self. 

Things happen that can get stuck and affect day to day life or even hold you back from  achieving dreams. This is the life, body, and mind you get. Why not take the time to make  them one and become the person you have always wanted to be.  

Education

Chestnut Hill College
Master of Science in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Stress management
  • PTSD
  • Mindfulness
  • Anger management
  • Addiction
  • Grief & Loss
Ryoko Ohara
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ryoko Ohara, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Ryoko is a Licensed Professional Counselor who brings her person-centered mindful approach to individuals seeking fulfillment and inner peace. Experienced in inpatient and outpatient settings, Ryoko has helped adults using compassion, knowledge, experience and music therapy skills.

Board-certified in music therapy with degrees in psychology, Ryoko has worked with both individuals and groups. Ryoko invites you to share with her your struggles with:

Ryoko will work with you on a path to empowerment.

日本語でお話しできます。

ストレスや悩みなどで困っていられる方、もっと毎日明るく楽しく過ごせればいいなぁと思っていられる方、日本語で一緒にお話ししましょう。

(I can speak Japanese. If you are struggling with stressors or you just want more joy, happiness, and fulfillment in your life, let’s talk in Japanese.)

Specialties

  • life stressors
  • life fulfillment
  • relationship issues
  • anxiety
  • depression / mood instability
  • mood swings
  • self-confidence
  • balancing mind and body
Sophia Park
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare East
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sophia Park, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Sophia Park is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist whose diverse background has contributed to a presence that is open, respectful and collaborative. She works with individuals, couples, and families in crisis to help resolve conflict, improve communication skills, and work toward healthier relationships. She welcomes persons struggling with acculturation, identity, and/or inter-generational issues.

Dr. Park holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and Doctor of Theology (Th.D) in Pastoral Theology and Counseling from Columbia Theological Seminary. Her clinical background includes over fifteen years of clinical experience including psychiatric in-patient units, addiction clinics, hospital chaplaincy, private practice, and academic teaching. With her understanding of the importance of spirituality & faith in clients’ lives she is able to provide spiritually-integrated psychotherapy.

Education

Columbia Theological Seminary
Doctor of Theology in Pastoral Theology and Counseling
Master of Divinity

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Phobias
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Christian Counseling
  • CBT
  • Self-Harm
  • Eating Disorders
Tess Stone
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tess Stone, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Tess is a Licensed Professional Counselor who strives to empower clients to embrace their authentic selves and create their own happiness. Tess works from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Narrative Therapy approach to help clients to develop healthy coping skills, overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. Tess provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy and has experience working with clients struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship problems, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and many other diagnoses and issues. She helps clients with life stressors, self-esteem, relationships and issues in the family system and with issues related to human sexuality. Tess has training is areas, such as, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), collaborative assessment and management of suicidality (CAMS), best practices for working with LGBTQ+ community, eating disorder and love and sex addiction recovery. Tess earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology Clinical Counseling from DeSales University and a Masters of Arts in Professional Clinical Counseling from LaSalle University.

Education

LaSalle University
Masters of Arts in Professional Clinical Counseling

Specialties

  • Life stressors
  • Self-esteem
  • Relationships
  • Issues in the family system
  • Sexuality
Zack Elisio
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • UBH
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Zack Elisio, LMFT

Philosophy of Care

Zack Elisio is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Zack has extensive experience working with couples, families, and individuals facing trauma and hardship. Zack has learned that connection with others and with oneself is a powerful tool to heal the devastating blows life can deliver. Symptomatic patterns often result in people becoming lost or stuck in repetitive patterns that contribute to us not living our full-lives.

Zack received his bachelor’s degree from West Chester University and his Master’s degree from La Salle University.  Zack received post-training is ESFT and became certified in 2016. Currently, Zack is embarking on earning his PhD in counselor education and supervision from Capella University. Zack’s research interests are bereavement, childhood loss, couples in distress, conflict and family hopelessness.

Zack embraces a strength-based, relational framework that supports people in interpersonal as well as individual challenges. Zack incorporates ESFT, family systems work as well as humanistic approaches to support people creating the best lives for themselves. Zack utilizes a collaborative approach in which therapy can be used to work through distress together.

Education

La Salle University
MA

Specialties

  • Couple/Family Conflict
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Worth
  • Relational Distress
  • Grief/Loss and Trauma
Dr.Jim Houck
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dr. Jim Houck, Ph.D., CCTP

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Jim is a licensed professional counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and EMDR clinician. He graduated from Loyola University with a M.S. in Pastoral Counseling and a Ph.D. in Counseling Education and Supervision. He also holds an M.Div. from Asbury Seminary in Kentucky and has spent many years counseling people of all faiths how to integrate their religion and spirituality into their mental health issues.

In addition, Dr. Jim’s clinical and research interests include working with adolescents and adults around issues of depression, anxiety, loss, grief and bereavement, trauma recovery, intergenerational trauma, near-death experiences, LGBTQAI, substance abuse recovery, clinical supervision, HIV/AIDS, personality and human development.

Dr. Jim believes in the potential of everyone to not only make sense of their mental health issues, but also be empowered to succeed in life by discovering their resiliency, strengths and personal gifts.

He is the author of several books, including Reclaiming Authenticity: A Psychospiritual Approach to Transformation and Transcendence, and When Ancestors Weep: Healing the Soul from Intergenerational Trauma.

“Discover the courage to reclaim that which has always been in you.”

Education

Loyola University
Ph.D. in Counseling Education

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loss
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Trauma recovery
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Near-death experiences
  • LGBTQAI
  • Substance abuse recovery
  • Clinical supervision
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Personality
  • Human development
Erica Johnson
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake $100: Follow-up

Erica Johnson, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Erica Johnson is a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner in the state of Pennsylvania. She completed her Bachelors of Nursing from Temple University in Philadelphia, P.A. She received her Masters of Nursing in Psychiatry from Walden University. She has over 11 years in the field of Nursing. 

Erica specializes in providing medication management and psychotherapy to individuals across the lifespan for many psychiatric disorders. This includes but not limited to depression, anxiety disorders, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorders, PTSD, Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder etc.

Education

Temple University
Walden University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
Jean Pantal
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Jean Pantal, PMHNP, NP-C

Philosophy of Care

“When life gives you lemon makes lemonade”. With the pandemic and restrictions in place, this quote makes more sense than ever. The only constant in life is change. This is not a cry to give up but one to redefine and refocus one-self, to adapt and find new meaning for our lives. Dr. Pantal's (aka Dr. P, DNP) philosophy of care revolves around the principles that we are all unique and we all have the ability and strength to change our life for the better.  Dr. P prioritizes the needs of the individual and works in partnership to find the best path to personal wellness.

Jean J. Pantal is a board-certified PMHNP and Medical nurse practitioner.  He graduated from Temple University with a bachelor's in business administration, a Master in Nursing Science, and a Doctor in Nursing Practice. He also graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor's in Nursing Science. Dr. P has more than ten years’ experience in Advanced Practice Nursing. The practice is dedicated to working with clients (adults) dealing with mild to moderate depression and anxiety.

Jean J. Pantal is delighted to help you adapt to changes to your environment via a Holistic approach and medication management. Telehealth psychiatric platform is provided via a secure, and HIPAA compliant setting.

Education

Temple University
Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Kimberlie Taylor
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Kimberlie Taylor, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care 

Kimberlie Taylor is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan and across practice settings, from in patient acute-hospitals, outpatient clinics and prison population. 

Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization, from Walden University and a BSN in Nursing from LaSalle University.  Kimberlie utilizes Jean Watson 10 Caritas, where the patient is always the focus of the practice.  

Kimberlie firmly believes that the patient is the leader in their care and has deep respect for the clients lived experience.  Kimberlie’s goal is to empower patients in their decision-making.

Education

Walden University
Master's in Nursing

 

Monique Searight
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150:Intake $100:Follow-up

Monique Searight, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Monique Searight is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with training and experience in treating adult patients with psychiatric disorders across practice settings, which includes: hospitals, long-term care facilities, and outpatient clinics. Some of her practice specialties include (but are not limited to) ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia. She has been a psychiatric nurse for over 10 years. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Gwynedd Mercy University, and a Master of Science in Nursing, (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization), from Drexel University.

Monique's style of practice can be traditional (prescribing up to date psychiatric medications) or alternative medicine (natural treatments including but not limited to vitamins, supplements, lifestyle modification- diet, exercise, etc.). She believes in the mind/body/spiritual connection, with emphasis on how we are made up as a whole person and not a series of parts.

Monique strongly believes that medications assist greatly during recovery but are not all inclusive. She strongly encourages counseling/ therapy in order to obtain a new perspective, to learn new coping skills and to assist with processing past life events.

Education

Drexel University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Schizophrenia
Michelle Hennessey
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Michelle Hennessey, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with 10 years working in the hospital and healthcare industry. She has experience working with adults in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency units and general outpatient services.

Michelle earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Arcadia University in Psychology and her Master of Science degree from Chestnut Hill College in Clinical and Counseling Psychology. She draws on principles from psycho-dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused brief therapy, motivational interviewing, family systems therapy, dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT) informed techniques, and has a strong belief in incorporating strengths-based approaches to an individualized treatment plan.

Education

Chestnut Hill College
Masters in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Addiction/substance use
  • Mood disorders
  • Communication and intimacy
  • Anger management
  • Problems related to stress, careers, and life transitions.
Barbara Faracchio
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Barbara Faracchio, MS, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Barbara earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology at Temple University and received her master's degree from Chestnut Hill College in Counseling and Clinical Psychology. Barbara's approach is warm, encouraging, and collaborative. She has experience working with adults in early and long-term recovery. Barbara believes our upbringing contributes to how we interact with others and that working through past traumas may help improve present relationships. Barbara practices trauma-informed counseling and also has experience working with clients who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.

Education

Chestnut Hill College
Master's in Counseling and Clinical Psychology

Specialties

Barbara's background also includes working with adults experiencing a variety of concerns such as, but not limited to:

  • Adult children of alcoholics/addicts/dysfunctional family systems
  • Co-dependency
  • Communication and intimacy
  • Depression, Anxiety, other mood disorders
  • Issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Recovery from trauma using both talking therapy and EMDR
  • Relationship and Interpersonal stress/conflict
  • Situational stress and adjustment
Dr.Delesa Martinez
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dr. Dalesa Martinez, LMFT, PhD

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Dalesa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing for over 15 years. She graduated with both her Master’s degree and Ph.D. in couple & family therapy from Drexel University. She also received post-graduate training in ESFT as a clinician, administrator and clinical supervisor.

She has serviced a multitude of individuals, families and couples through her direct clinical work, and also as a supervisor, professor, mentor, trainer and author. She has had the privilege of working in multiple settings, including community-based, in-home, outpatient and hospital settings.

Dr. Dalesa’s goal is to help her clients to recognize their own power as individuals and in relationships, so that they can work their way out of therapy. Her philosophy is that her clients have the answers to their challenges, her role as a therapist is to collaboratively help them to uncover the places in which they are blocked and discover that they are the experts in their own growth, development and healing.

Dr. Dalesa has expertise in working with all populations, but specializes in work with adolescents and their families, couples, trauma, domestic violence, multi-generational issues, and connecting to purpose/sense of self. Her expertise also includes extensive work with marginalized populations, including issues related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and LBGTQ+.

She encourages a whole life healing philosophy, helping the client to discover their inner light and become the best version of themselves. She prides herself in the journey to healing not being the easiest that her clients will take, but well worth it when they reach their desired outcomes.

Education

Drexel University
Ph.D. in Couple & Family Therapy

Specialities 

  • Family,
  • ADHD / ADD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Marriage
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Depression,
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
Sharon John
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sharon John, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Sharon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience working with individuals and groups supporting school-aged children, adolescents, adults and families in various settings. Her experience includes working with adolescents and adults with a variety of issues, such as:

Sharon offers an eclectic approach to treatment, utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Relational Therapy. Sharon's focus combines each client's personal strengths with therapeutic strategies to develop an individual plan that is right for each client. Sharon graduated from Rutgers University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Temple University.

Education

Rutgers University
Master’s Degree in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Social Phobia
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • LGBTQIA+/sexuality issues
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / ADHD
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder /OCD
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Relationship problems / Family conflict
  • Grief and loss
MarshaA. Meadows
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Marsha A. Meadows, MA, LPCMH, LPC, LCDP, LCADC, CADC, NCC

Philosophy of Care

I am a multi-state licensed professional counselor and addiction counselor empowering individuals since 1999.  I hold a master’s degree in clinical psychology.  I provide individual therapy for mental health, life adjustments, and addiction disorders.  Depression, anxiety, and relationship issues are common concerns of my clients.  Grief/loss, marital/separation/divorce, work/career, and body image/weight are also typical challenges I see.

I specialize in rational emotive behavioral therapy and believe in the Law of Attraction. Changing how we think, changes the way we feel and act. In a non-judgmental, safe and caring way, I use my knowledge and skills to help you discover your options and possibilities…your choices, your decisions, your opportunities.

Specialties

  • Alcoholism & other substance abuse/Gambling & process addictions
  • Relationship challenges
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Career and Life Transitions
  • Self Esteem
  • Grief/Loss/Bereavement
  • Stress Management
  • Anger and Impulse Control
  • Trauma
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Parenting
  • Family Conflict
  • Coping Skills
Michael Veneziale
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Michael Veneziale, MA, MT-BC, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Michael is a Board-Certified Music Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Certified Practitioner of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). He brings a psychodynamic, person-centered approach to his therapy work and focuses on client strengths and interpersonal relationships. He is caring and nonjudgmental and believes that creating a safe space is of the utmost importance so that clients can feel free to be who they are and the therapeutic relationship can flourish.

Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from College of the Holy Cross and his Master of Arts in Music Therapy from Drexel University. In addition to his music therapy work, he has undergone training specific to trauma recovery, cultural awareness, adolescents, and the LGBTQAI+ population. He has worked in crisis center, drug and alcohol rehab, inpatient psychiatric, school, and transitional housing settings with children, adolescents, and adults.

Michael's training in ART allows him to support clients who are motivated to change but reluctant to share about any struggles they may have, ranging from depression and anxiety to substance abuse to complex trauma. Michael's music therapy training allows clients to use live and recorded music to achieve non-musical goals such as increasing self-esteem, coping with depression and anxiety, recovering from substance abuse, and mastering symptoms of trauma. Michael believes that music can say for us what we often struggle to say for ourselves; to this end, music therapy is ideal for people who struggle to express their feelings verbally. Even so, Michael is adept at facilitating talk-therapy sessions to meet the needs of the client and incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques into his work.

Education

Drexel University
Master of Arts in Music Therapy

Specialties

  • Aggression
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma

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