Meet our Providers

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

Kaitlin Blum, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kaitlin Blum is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. She earned her Masters in Clinical and Counseling Psychology with a trauma concentration from Chestnut Hill College following an undergraduate degree in Psychology at East Stroudsburg University.

Kaitlin believes in the importance of developing a therapeutic relationship built on trust and openness to ensure a non-judgmental and inviting environment. Though Kaitlin’s preferred treatment modalities are cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, mindfulness, relational, and strength-based, she is trained in various evidenced-based techniques and is adaptive to the specific needs of each person she works with. She recognizes that each person if different, and tailors’ sessions to everyone’s needs to find the most productive way to stronger emotional health. Kaitlin’s areas of expertise include but are not limited to working with adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, body image, relationship issues individual and family therapy.

Kaitlin realizes that reaching out to a new therapist can be a daunting first step. It is her goal to empower clients to become self-motivated and self-aware to make necessary changes and achieve a better quality of life. Kaitlin finds benefit in using some pop-culture analogies as a lighthearted tool for personal insight and building connection with you!

Education

Chestnut Hill College
Masters in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Individual and Family therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • PTSD
  • LGBTQ+
  • Cognitive-Behavioral
  • Motivational Interviewing techniques
  • Depression

 

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

Maggie Pruett-Saratan, LPC, CAADC

Philosophy of Care

As your therapist, Maggie will meet you where you are at, both in your life and in the moment. She will listen to your cares and concerns and focus on your agenda, working with you to improve your self-knowledge, while applying strategies to manage life on your terms. Maggie welcomes individuals, families, and couples, having the training and flexibility to work with nearly any circumstance that may arise.

Maggie Pruett-Saratan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania with 20 years of experience supporting individuals in recovery from addictions, life transitions, relationship issues, anger management, and mood disorders. Maggie completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Central Washington University, and her Master of Arts in Existential Phenomenological Therapeutic Psychology from Seattle University. Maggie has experience ranging from working in private practice, community mental health, the criminal justice system, psychiatric hospitals, and all levels of substance abuse treatment.

Maggie applies EMDR, mindfulness techniques, wellness and recovery, emotional awareness, and motivational interviewing to her therapy practice. She will work with you to recognize your anxiety, realize you have choices, and support you in actualizing your goals. Her approach is strengths-based and authentic; creating a safe space to overcome obstacles and empower you to live your best life.

Education

Seattle University
Existential Phenomenological Therapeutic Psychology

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Addictions
  • Anger management/Emotional awareness
  • Stress management
  • Relationship issues
  • Family dynamics
  • Adolescents/Young adults
  • Wellness/Recovery
  • Mood disorders
  • Life transitions
Tiffany Murphy
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
Pending:
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tiffany Murphy, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Tiffany Murphy is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with 10 years of experience in the field of psychology.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Immaculata University.  She received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Counseling with a concentration in Trauma Studies from Eastern University.  Tiffany works with adults, couples, and families and provides support and guidance in managing mental health concerns related to substance abuse, depression, anxiety, mood dysregulation, family/couples conflict, trauma, and women’s issues.  Feeling stuck and like things will never change? It is Tiffany’s top priority to help get you moving. 

Tiffany maintains a holistic perspective that incorporates combined strength-based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, solution-focused, and trauma-informed approaches to therapy.  This allows for the safe exploration of feelings and emotions as well as the management of road-blocks to healthy thinking.  Tiffany acknowledges that every couple, family, and individual is different, and structures treatment based off of the specific needs and concerns that arise. 

Tiffany seeks to create a genuine and warm therapeutic relationship that allows openness in discussing pressing issues and struggles. She couples this with empathy and understanding that creates comfort in the healing process and promotion of improved well-being.  Tiffany understands how difficult it can be for you to seek therapy and acknowledges the strength and courage it takes to move towards this step.  You are deserving and worthy of a better life and Tiffany looks forward to supporting you in getting there!

Education

Eastern University
Masters in Clinical Counseling

Specialties

  • Addictions/co-occurring disorders
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Relationship issues
  • Women’s issues
  • Life changes

 

Nabila Murshed
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

Nabila Murshed, LPC

Philosophy of Care

** Nabila offers therapy services in Bengali and Hindi
Nabila Murshed is a Licensed Professional Counselor trained in dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma and co-occurring disorders. She has 20 years experience in collaborating with late teens, adults, seniors, couples and small families who seek help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, health issues and relationship issues in Pennsylvania. Nabila completed her Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University and Immaculata University.
Nabila’s method of helping primarily relies on listening, observing, and understanding those who come to work with her. After validating, she offers tools that can be used to transform hardships into ease. She utilizes skills from dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and reality therapy to make the experience enjoyable, collaborative and effective.
Nabila seeks to establish a genuine and respectful relationship with you in order to help you have the life your heart of hearts desires. She believes that the successful outcome of therapy is becoming confident and capable.

Education

Immaculata University
Masters in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief and Loss
  • LGBTQ
  • Couples Counseling
Jacquelyn Farasat
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jacquelyn Farasat, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Jacquelyn Farasat is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling and a Master’s degree in Education. She holds National Counselor Certification and is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has 8 years of experience supporting the emotional, social, and personal growth and well-being of children, adolescents, and adults in both individual and group formats.

Jacquelyn strives to develop a caring relationship with the client that is built on trust, respect, and collaboration. Jacquelyn integrates mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing with a strengths-based, person-centered approach to support the client in becoming his/her best self. When working with children and families, she often uses play therapy to foster relational skills, to develop emotional awareness and self-regulation skills, and to promote positive problem solving.

Jacquelyn recognizes that each client has a unique set of strengths, desires, and needs. Thus, she continually maintains flexibility and tailors strategies in response to the client’s needs and personal goals. Her goal is to encourage and empower you throughout your journey to becoming…

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Masters of Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Anger management
  • Relationship issues
  • Parenting
  • Behavior Analysis
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Trauma
  • Grief & Loss

 

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

Melissa Landrigan, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Melissa Landrigan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Pennsylvania who obtained her Masters in Social Work at West Chester University following an undergraduate degree in Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University.

Melissa is passionate about working alongside individuals to empower them to achieve their goals in a safe, compassionate, nonjudgmental environment. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with diverse clinical issues, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, trauma symptoms, relationship issues, and many others. She believes that it is important to help others explore how various aspects of their lives (e.g. family upbringing, social influences, personal experiences) impact the way they view themselves,
others, and the world around them. Melissa’s goal is to ensure that every individual becomes the expert in their treatment, and ultimately their life, through the utilization of relational, collaborative, strength-based, mindfulness-based, solution and emotionally focused, cognitive-behavioral approaches to meet the unique needs of every individual.

Melissa strongly believes that everyone can benefit from therapy; however, she acknowledges that it can sometimes be a difficult decision to begin the therapeutic process. With that being said, Melissa seeks to build trust and rapport by providing a warm, nonjudgmental space for you to be heard, set goals, deepen insight, improve your self-image and relationships, and identify strengths while gaining adaptive coping skills to ensure you can live an authentic and meaningful life.

Education

Pennsylvania State University
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Use
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Couples/Relationship/Marriage Counseling
  • Life changes
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQIA+
  • CBT/DBT
MaryAlyce Rensa
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

MaryAlyce Rensa, M.A., LPC

Philosophy of Care

MaryAlyce Rensa is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, who has 30 years experience counseling with adults, teens and children seeking help with anxiety, depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and trauma. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of MD, University College and received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Towson University in Towson, MD.

MaryAlyce utilizes Cognitive Behavior approaches, including Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and other strength based, collaborative and solution focused approaches. She specializes in creative use of games, art and music for helping clients to develop insight into their feelings, thoughts and behaviors, and is flexible in doing “whatever works” to best meet the needs of her clients. MaryAlyce often gives homework on self help activities and encourages participation in the therapeutic activities in sessions.

MaryAlyce seeks to establish an open minded, warm, honest and caring relationship with you in order to assist in helping you learn to cope with your feelings in healthier ways, to understand and adjust your thoughts to improve your self esteem and confidence, to build problem solving skills so you can better help yourself in your life long goals.

Education

Towson University
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Women’s issues
  • Anger management
  • Stress management
  • Grief and loss
  • Teen sex offense

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