Team Thriveworks Philadelphia

1518 Walnut St., Suite 804
Philadelphia, PA 19102


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

Christina Belknap, MSW, LCSW 

Philosophy of Care

Christina Belknap is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and second year doctoral student with over 12 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, couples, and families in areas of mental health, trauma, intimate partner violence, and addictions. She has extensive experience assisting clients with anxiety, post-traumatic stress, fear or phobias, improving interpersonal relationships, seeking purpose and meaning, and developing a spiritual practice to support overall well-being and life functioning. Christina served in the Peace Corps from 2013-2015 and received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She is trained in EMDR and certified in non-denominational faith-based counseling.

Christina utilizes a relational, holistic, collaborative, and solution-focused approach while maintaining creativity, flexibility, and a dynamic range of methods, frameworks, and therapeutic modalities to best support client needs. Approach is specialized based on a broad range of individualized characteristics and designed to promote healing as well as a sense of personal growth and empowerment.

Christina seeks to establish a warm, empathetic, caring relationship with you in order to build a safe foundation from which to explore, challenge, develop, and share. She is passionate about guiding others to build a deeper relationship with themselves, what they want, and their intuition, in order to design a life that feels most authentic and meaningful to them. Ultimately, she hopes to meet you where you are and initiate the change you want to see. 

Education

Master of Social Work
University of Pennsylvania

Specialties

  • Trauma recovery, resilience 
  • Substance use, addictions
  • Women’s issues
  • Anxiety, stress, panic, phobias
  • Sexual abuse, sexual assault 
  • Self-esteem, self-Image, empowerment
  • Spirituality, wellness practices
  • Life-path, career, work issues
  • Relationship dynamics, family systems 
  • Coping skills, stress management 

 

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

Heather Clark, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Heather is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Pennsylvania and a Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist (BC-DMT).  Heather received her master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy from Drexel University and has 10 years’ experience working in community settings, offering group and individual therapy. Mental health issues do not discriminate – at some point, most people may face concerns such as depression, anxiety or excessive worry, stress, trouble regulating emotions, grief and loss, loneliness, aging concerns, and more. In addition, physical symptoms such as headaches or back pain often stem from underlying mental health issues that, if addressed, can help to bring healing to both mind and body. 

In addition to traditional “talk” therapy approaches, Heather also offers a unique holistic approach with dance/movement therapy, which focuses on the mind/body/spirit connection. Heather takes a person-centered approach to helping others through increased self-awareness in both mind and body using mindfulness techniques and movement expression (no dance experience necessary). 

Heather has worked with clients from all walks of life and offers an empathetic, non-judgmental approach. She believes that a healthy sense of humor and a willingness to change are essential to the healing process, and wants to help you not only to heal but to thrive in your daily life. 

Education

Masters in Dance/Movement Therapy
Drexel University

Specialties

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem 
  • Psychotic disorders 
  • Mindfulness
  • Dance/Movement 
  • Creative Arts
  • Dialectical behavioral
  • Cognitive behavioral
Jenna Rodjenski
Accepting:
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jenna Rodjenski, Resident in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Jenna Rodjenski is a Licensed Master of Social Work in the State of Pennsylvania who has diverse clinical experience, supporting children and adults as they navigate major life transitions, depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal relationships, and severe mental illness. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work and Sociology, as well as her Masters of Social Work from Fordham University in New York City. 

Jenna maintains collaborative, motivational, strengths-based, dialectical behavioral, solution focused, systems-based approaches to therapy, while maintaining an open-minded, supportive and flexible environment, tailored to meet the needs of every individual. 

Jenna seeks to foster strong therapeutic relationships that encourage creativity, comfortability and accountability in order to help you develop your strengths, reach your goals, and lead a fulfilling life. 

Education

Masters of Social Work
Fordham University

Specialties 

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Stress Management 
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD)
  • Life Transitions
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Psychoeducation
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Risk Management 
  • Employment/Academic/Work Issues
  • Schizophrenia Spectrum and Psychotic Disorders 
  • Mood Disorders 
  • Bipolar Disorder 
  • Personality Disorders 
Joseph Walsh
Accepting:
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Joseph Walsh, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care 

Joseph Walsh is a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania and New York State. Believing that all individuals have unique strengths and lived experiences, Joseph works to validate and support those facing mental health concerns and life challenges. These include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, and identity issues, among others. He believes that all clients have the potential to grow and to discover greater joy and confidence in their lives. 

Joseph’s approach can be described as holistic, strengths-based, and person-centered, drawing from a number of theoretical models including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused Therapy. Sessions are always free of judgment and grounded in mutual trust. 

Whether you have tried therapy before, or this is your first time, Joseph looks forward to connecting, hearing your story, and tackling your goals together. He believes that seeking help is a sign of courage and one of the most important ways to practice self-care. 

Education 

Master of Social Work
CUNY - Hunter College 

Specialties 

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Grief and Loss 
  • Life Transitions 
  • LGBTQ+ Issues 
  • Panic 
  • Trauma
Joy Anderson
Accepting:
  • Magellan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Joy Anderson, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Joy Anderson is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Pennsylvania. Joy has over 9 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, with varying diagnoses, such as behavioral disturbances, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, as well as, Schizophrenia. Joy has been fortunate to have gained experience in providing psychiatric, mental health, and substance abuse services in a wide array of settings including inpatient units, community settings, school settings, in addition to, outpatient facilities. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Science (BS) in psychology from Penn State University, a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Thomas Jefferson University, and a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN), with the specialty of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from Wilkes University. 

Joy employs a patient centered, collaborative approach, while encouraging active involvement of both parents and their children/adolescents, as well as, adult clients in creating a treatment plan suited to meet the specific needs of the client. She provides psychiatric evaluations and assessments, medication management, and brief psychotherapy.

Joy seeks to establish a caring, compassionate, and warm environment to empower through knowledge and education of mental health diagnoses. She supports the psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional needs of children, adolescents, and adults. Joy recognizes that a precise mental health or behavioral health diagnosis, can offer, “peace of mind,” to all clients, and will assist, “every step of the way.”

Education

Wilkes University
Masters of Science in Nursing, PMHNP

Specialties

  • Behavioral Disturbances
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Stress
Kara McQuaid
Accepting:
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kara McQuaid, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kara McQuaid is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. She has experience in providing therapeutic care to adolescents and adults through multiple settings. Her specialties include working with adolescents with anxiety, ADHD and Autism. She is a strong ally in working with the LGBTQ+ community of all ages. For adults, her specialties include anxiety and depression. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Gwynedd-Mercy University, and furthered her education at Immaculata University completing her Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 

Kara practices a cognitive behavioral approach, as she values a collaborative approach in sessions. She is incorporates mindfulness and other creative activities with clients, and believes in being flexible according to each individual client’s needs.

Kara’s goal is to create a caring, and open relationship in which clients can feel comfortable opening up and expressing their unique needs. She sees value in working towards clients’ goals collaboratively.

Education

Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Immaculata University

Specalities

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • LGBTQ+
  • Trauma
  • Stress Management 
Karen Osborne
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Karen Osborne, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Karen Osborne is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, licensed by the state of Pennsylvania and Maryland to provide mental health care to individuals across the lifespan. She has thirty years of diverse clinical expertise in the profession of nursing.

Her scope of practice encompasses psychopharmacological assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children, adolescents, and adults. She utilizes a collaborative, patient-centered practice philosophy that is flexible, caring, and individualized to meet patients where they are in their journey for mental wellness. In addition to her board certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, she also has a Master of Science degree in Nursing Leadership.

Karen specializes in providing medication management and psychotherapy to individuals across the lifespan for many psychiatric disorders. Areas of expertise include mood disorders, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and behavioral disturbances in children and adolescents.

Education

Drexel University
Post Master’s Certification Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Wilmington University
Master of Science in Nursing Leadership

Specialties

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral disturbances in children and adolescents
  • Depression
  • Mood disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Social anxiety
Mike Prushan
Accepting:
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Mike Prushan, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Mike is a Professional Counselor, a clinical member of the American Counseling Association and has a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Rosemont College. His orientation to counseling is a humanistic, collaborative, person-centered therapeutic approach that is supportive, compassionate, and nurturing. Mike utilizes solution-focused psychological approaches with the knowledge that healing begins with and individuals’ acceptance and desire to create change within their lives. 

Mike leverages his life-span perspective and his desire to relieve suffering with his therapeutic approaches with his 31 years of marriage with three children and a successful business career to treat his clients. His approach incorporates the client’s learned cognitions, family dynamics and spirituality to bring awareness to patterns of thoughts and behaviors which may be dysfunctional and causing distress.

Mike has experience with Borderline Personality Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Grief and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and enjoys assisting children, adolescents, and adults with diverse issues to address their concerns.  Mike  has worked with variety of clients in an outpatient setting that include various ages, sexual orientations, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds. He feels it is important that clients feel encouraged to discuss issues openly and freely in a non-judgmental environment to help identify and achieve a client’s personal goals. Mike believes in creating and monitoring a treatment plan that utilizes an individual’s strengths to achieve their goals. Mike has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and LGBTQIA issues.  

Education

Masters in Counseling Psychology
Rosemont College

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief
Nathaniel Stuart
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Nathaniel Stuart, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Has your emotional pain reached a critical point? Do you feel more anxious and scared lately? Do you need guidance dealing with a specific issue in your life? Are you feeling overwhelmed with sadness and loneliness? I provide both brief therapy (1-12 sessions) with a very specific focus and long-term therapy to address deeper, underlying issues. Coming to therapy is often viewed as a weakness, however I appreciate how risky and anxiety ridden it can feel to open up to a complete stranger. In my professional experience, coming to therapy requires a great deal of courage and determination, deliberately and consciously facing yourself.

Education

Barry University of Miami
Masters Degree in Clinical, Trauma Informed, Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Panic Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • CBT
  • DBT
Nicole Gabriel
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Compsych
  • Humana
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
Pending:
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Nicole Gabriel, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Board-Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC).  Nicole received her Masters’ degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from Drexel University and her  Bachelors’ degree in Psychology & Art Studio from Bloomsburg University. Nicole has experience 5 years’  experience working in community-based environments with a wide diversity of populations and about a  year experience in private practice.  

Nicole utilizes cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, solution focused, mindfulness based, expressive arts, and person-centered approaches to help guide clients through challenging times and  develop skills to improve one’s life and meet personal goals.  

Nicole is an empathetic and caring clinician who is committed to establishing a caring and strong  therapeutic relationship as to allow for open and honest communication and collaboration to meet your  goals and improve overall life fulfillment. She believes that everyone has the innate ability to grow and heal.

Education

Masters’ degree in Art Therapy and Counseling
Drexel University

Specialties

  • Cognitive behavioral
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution focused
  • Mindfulness based
  • Expressive arts
  • Person-centered approaches

 

Ross Hunter
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ross Hunter, Supervisee in Social Work

Philosophy of Care

Ross Hunter is a psychotherapist pursuing his Clinical Social Work licensure. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. His therapeutic experience includes working with depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma, but also more specific challenges like substance use, existential questions, life transitions, body image, and personal relationships.

Ross utilizes a person-centered, collaborative therapeutic approach that integrates a range of modern clinical theories and techniques tailored to the client. His practice centers around the idea that the therapeutic space should be a refuge in the pursuit of a more mindful, fruitful, and meaningful life.

Every person carries a unique set of circumstances, perspectives, and needs. It is important to validate your lived experience as you take this bold step on your journey. With this in mind, Ross hopes to offer a warm and encouraging environment where you not only feel seen and heard but where you can be you. He'll do this through talk therapy, a powerful and beautiful tool for understanding where we are and where we'd like to go.

Education

Tulane University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Substance Use
Russell Bohner
Accepting:
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Russell Bohner, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Russell Bohner is a Board Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that has worked with psychiatric patients for over 21 years. He started his career in psychiatry as a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked his way to a Masters Degree in Nursing before obtaining his Nurse Practitioner license. Through his education and previous practice experience, Russell has accumulated a wide range of experiences working with people from adolescence to the elderly.

Russell believes that healing, both physical and emotional, must involve a complete and holistic approach to assessing one's problems, finding solutions, and ultimately provide healing to the mind, body, and soul. This is accomplished through the development of a nurturing, trusting, and nonjudgmental relationship with his patients. Medication management and supportive counseling are the primary modalities utilized.

Russell seeks to establish a positive and productive therapeutic relationship with you to provide wholeness and psychiatric wellness that will ultimately allow you to work toward your life's goals with confidence, dignity and respect.

Education

Wilkes University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Relationships
  • ADHD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Sharon Graaf
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $139: Follow-ups

Sharon Graaf, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Sharon M. Graaf has been a Registered Nurse (RN) for 35 years and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) for 6 of those years. Sharon specializes in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and sleep issues. For the past 6 years she has been seeing primarily children and adolescents and also adult clients in an outpatient setting for psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, and medication management.

Sharon completed her master’s and post master’s degrees from Wilkes University. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She began her career working as a registered nurse at a long-term state psychiatric hospital and a state prison. Her career path seemed to align with seeing patients that required mental health intervention. She acquired much mental health experience at those jobs and that is the reason she pursued the psychiatric focus for her higher education.

During the psychiatric evaluation Sharon seeks a thorough understanding of your symptoms, past and present, in order to identify potential causes, including any medical or biological factors that could have caused the issues you are having. She will discuss past medications that you have tried and therapies that have worked and not worked for you. She will discuss potential side effects if medication is prescribed, and your feelings about taking medications. She will provide an appointment that is relaxed and low-key so you can remember all that you would like to discuss. She will listen attentively. Sometimes the tension of having a mental health appointment with a provider causes an enormous amount of stress. Sharon believes that building a trusting rapport with her clients is a very important part of success in treatment.

Education

Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Allyson Graves
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Allyson Graves, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Art Therapist. I completed my master’s degree of Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy at Notre Dame de Namur University in 2017. I work with a variety of issues that include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief & loss, mood and personality disorders, trauma and PTSD, and have a specialty working with those with eating disorders. 

I use an existential and humanistic approach to therapy, and pride myself on helping facilitate a safe therapeutic space for clients. I believe that when you establish a sense of safety you can then start moving forward in exploring what it means to be your authentic self, as well as challenge patterns of behaviors that have been ineffective in allowing you to live the life you want. I use methods such as CBT, DBT, mindfulness, and art therapy in my sessions. We will create and review goals together in each session to ensure that we are helping you move in the direction that you want.

Chelsea Campbell
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Humana-Military
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
  • UBH
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Chelsea Campbell Birkel, LPC, NCC

Chelsea holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Temple University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.  She is currently a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania.  

Chelsea has experience working in both community mental health settings and substance use treatment facilities treating adult clients.  Chelsea’s specialty is treating substance use and other addictions but she also has experience treating other issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, grief/loss, trauma, and behavioral issues. 

Chelsea practices a client-centered approach when working with clients, believing that the wants and needs of each client should influence what modalities and interventions should be utilized. Furthermore, she feels that when clients take an active role in their therapy sessions, they often leave the session feeling more empowered and motivated. 

Erica Johnson
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: 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
Keith Coleman
Accepting:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • BlueCross BlueShield of FL/New Directions
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare East Certification
  • Quest
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Keith Coleman, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

*Keith is licensed in the state of Florida and Pennsylvania*

In today's society reaching out to a therapist is a great step towards future success. I have worked intensely with anxiety/depression, irregular mood, difficulty sleeping, addictions, relational problems and grief/loss among other issues for the duration of my career. So often we isolate our true selves and potential for the benefit of those around us by hiding behind the proverbial mask, or wearing the superhero cape. This leads to an internal struggle and often to issues in our personal lives along with those who are closest to us.

We all need someone to listen, challenge, and provide encouragement for us to not only improve our quality of life, but stay on the right path. Taking off those masks, and letting down our walls can be painful, yet in turn are the first steps to healing.

I provide a peaceful, non-judgmental demeanor helping to encourage motivation, healthy change, and most importantly a better overall quality of life. I believe in a client-centered approach to therapy, helping to alleviate the fears, and providing the tools needed to healthily facilitate the change you may be looking for.

Education

Palm Beach Atlantic University
Masters of Science

Specialties

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Substance Related/Addictive Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Christian Counseling
  • CBT
  • Anger Management
Molly Alvord
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • UMPC
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Molly Alvord, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Molly Alvord is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and Maryland. She earned her Masters of Social Work at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Social Work and has over 17 years of experience as a licensed clinician. Working in a variety of settings, Molly has had the pleasure of helping people of all ages and backgrounds by providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy. 

Molly has a Humanistic approach that involves unconditional positive regard with a blend of techniques including person centered, motivational, solution focused, cognitive, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness to work with the client to find the methods that will fit their needs.

Molly starts where the client is and helps them explore their reasons for choosing therapy and identify their goals. Employing a variety of techniques to meet the client’s needs, Molly empowers her clients to use their strengths to make positive changes in their lives.  

Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Social Work
Masters of Social Work

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
Monique Searight
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $199:Intake $149: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
Maxwell Wagenknecht
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Quest Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Maxwell Wagenknecht, LCSW

So often anxiety or depression can leave us feeling like there is no way out. I am here to empower you to be able to find hope. Whether it's struggling with a recent life transition or loss, I can provide you with the much needed space to work through these difficult feelings. Whether you have seen a therapist in the past or this is your first time, I am here to help guide you along your path to change and self-discovery. I focus on creating a safe space where we can feel free to express ourselves and work towards the change we desire. 

I provide an integrative approach when working with my clients in order to meet their individual needs. I have over 5 years working as a therapist in a variety of different settings. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and Counseling from San Diego State University and my Masters Degree in Social work from the University of Pennsylvania. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Pennsylvania. I have had extensive training in cognitive behavioral techniques as well as psychodynamic therapy. I have experience working with all sorts of issues including anxiety related issues, depressive disorders, substance use disorders, grief and loss, and trauma. Throughout the therapeutic process I work with my clients to empower them, gain insight into their unmet needs, and take back control over their life. 

I am here to help guide my clients along their journey in whatever way best suits them so that the change they experience can be impactful and long lasting throughout their lives. 

Specialities:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Substance Use
  • Life Transitions
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexuality and Gender
Jane Raimondi
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Quest
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jane Raimondi, MA, LMFT

Jane Raimondi, MA, LMFT received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from LaSalle University in 2007. She works with with adults, adolescents, couples, and families, creating a safe, non-judgmental, supportive environment in which individuals can utilize their unique strengths, and identify their needs while allowing space to explore, learn, heal, and grow. 

She is particularly interested in examining client’ early experiences and relationships and how these experiences impact present functioning and relationships. Specialties include relationship issues, depression, anxiety, life transitions, trauma, and substance abuse/recovery issues. Jane is eclectic in her approach to therapy, utilizing strategies and treatment modalities specific to client needs. She values the use of mindfulness and relaxation strategies to assist clients in becoming more present in their daily lives and to increase feelings of empowerment and growth. 

Jill Lefkowitz
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jill Lefkowitz, LCSW

Jill Lefkowitz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over a decade of experience providing counseling to young adults and adults. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Cabrini College and her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She has provided psychotherapy for various issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, and chronic medical conditions. She also has experience treating OCD and Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors.

Jill is trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities. Her approach is eclectic, utilizing Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy and Mindfulness/Acceptance based therapies. She believes that all her clients possesses an inner strength to overcome adversity and deserve to live a happy and fulfilling life.

Natalie DiCrescenzo
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral Health
  • Anthem
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • First Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Key Stone East
  • Magellan
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Natalie DiCrescenzo, MA, ATR-BC, LPC

Natalie DiCrescenzo, MA, ATR-BC, LPC earned a Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling from Drexel University. As both a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Art Therapist, Natalie will focus on helping you find emotional outlets, create support systems, and gain insight into what has been weighing you down. Natalie has experience treating children, adults, and families struggling with a wide range of circumstances including depression/anxiety, substance abuse, mental illness, trauma, grief and loss, life transitions, adoption/foster care, attachment disorders, behavioral difficulties, and relationship struggles. Natalie has also worked with LGBT and refugee/immigrant communities.

Natalie is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches including person-centered, psychoanalytic, behavioral, CBT, family systems, narrative, motivational interviewing, and the recovery model, and will tailor your session to best meet your needs. Natalie’s approach to therapy is informed by Attachment Based Family Therapy, and emphasizes the importance of maintaining healthy communication with loved ones and support systems. Her work is also Trauma Informed, and supports the belief that our past experiences can affect our current functioning; Natalie will work to help you free yourself from your past.

Additionally, Natalie incorporates art making, journaling, and other creative outlets designed to empower you beyond the therapy session. No artistic talent is needed to participate in Art Therapy with Natalie, only a willingness to think outside the box and a desire to live the full and healthy life you deserve.

Molly Hayes
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • First Health
  • Highmark BCBS
  • Humana
  • IBC
  • Magellan
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Molly Hayes, LMFT

Molly Hayes Wolfe is a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 17 years of experience working in the mental health field. Over the course of her career, Molly’s practice has spanned a range of mental health treatment settings, including inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers, crisis centers, hospitals, community mental health clinics, and private practice. She works primarily with adults in individual or couples therapy and has helped clients struggling with a host of challenges, including anxiety, panic attacks, depression, postpartum, body image issues and eating disorders, codependency, relationship issues, life transitions, parenting issues, divorce, and blended families.

Molly is a humanistic, person-centered therapist with an eclectic, pragmatic approach to counseling and therapy. She believes that people and their problems are unique and complex and that no single theory is a perfect fit for every problem or for every person. She is trained in cognitive behavioral theory and uses techniques from rational emotive behavioral theory, mindfulness/meditation, and family systems theory in her practice.

Molly earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Addictions Counseling from Hanneman University (now Drexel University) in1999 and a Master’s of Science in Counseling Psychology from San Francisco State University in 2003.

Molly has her own blended family that includes her husband, their four children, and the family’s labradoodle named Rocky. In her free time, she enjoys reading, yoga, cooking, travel, and long walks.

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Tim Sosin is an exceptional clinician to work with and serve you. As someone that has worked with Tim, I can attest to his commitment to serving his clients. He works diligently to learn and become competent about evidence based and top notch approaches that insure the highest quality of care. Tim has a welcoming empathy that is expressed to all, and helps you feel all the more comfortable as you approach the counseling process. He willing comes alongside of you in your journey. Tim collaborates well with others, as being a trust source of knowledge. I have learned specifically about the EMDR modality from Tim, and have been encouraged by his passion about this approach. I whole heartedly trust recommend entrusting clients to work with and be treated by Tim. He is simply exceptional is his devotion to high quality care!
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I going to thrive works since March of 2018 I first I was like I am not sure if therapy was for me or not I use to go when I was a teenage so it’s been a while so I have my first session with Laura she was very laid back and easy to talk to she was like mother figure someone I can talk every thing went well until end of October of 2018 when she resign from Thriveworks I was sad cause I couldn’t see her no more but now I am see Jeanette Frye, she is very nice and helpful person at first I was really shy to talk to her cause I was like oh great a new therapist but as time went on I was able to open up and connect with Jeanette and she tell her what I needed help or how was I feeling
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I am very happy meeting with Alan Goldberg.

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I am very happy meeting with Alan Goldberg. The location is very convenient as well. I am comfortable speaking about all topics I desire
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Abraham is very attentive

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So far Abraham is very attentive and I am already feeling better and feel more in control of my life even after just three sessions. He has suggested I read a book and has helped me monitor my day which has been especially helpful
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So far so good

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Great experience with individual therapy

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Great experience with individual therapy, but had a tough time scheduling couples therapy.
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Thriveworks has been very accommodating in terms of scheduling

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Thriveworks has been very accommodating in terms of scheduling and allowing me to meet with someone who fits my style of therapy. Based on seeing Mary and having her explain her style of therapy that address the foundation of particular issues, I’m very optimistic about a bright future!
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Happy with how welcoming and supportive the group is

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My comments may be limited to Mary specifically, but my onboarding and scheduling process was seamless. While relatively early on, I only have positive things to say. I’m very happy with how welcoming and supportive the group is. While waiting for my first session I was also greeted by another counselor to make sure that I was taken care of. The only point I would recommend improving about the process is ensuring the initial three months is automated from the date of first appointment and not the date of scheduling the first appointment. The latter may be significantly before the first session.
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They made me feel very comfortable.

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They made me feel very comfortable. I look forward to more sessions.
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A nurturing team for couples and individual therapy.

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A nurturing team for couples and individual therapy.
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I loved my first appointment.

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I loved my first appointment. Everything was on time and easy and I’m looking forward to being a part of a therapy plan in the coming months.
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Natalie was awesome

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Natalie was awesome and I felt very comfortable during my intake. I think she and I are going to work very well as therapist and client.
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Great experience

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Natalie was great.

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Natalie was great. She made me feel welcome and hopeful.
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Easy to set up appointment

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Easy to set up appointment and so far so good
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The therapist I worked with

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The therapist I worked with (Natalie) was very welcoming and attentive during our session. I feel that she understood the concerns I have been experiencing and communicated them back to me very effectively.
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Great non-judgemental environment.

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Great non-judgemental environment.
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