Kathleen Coughlin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate studies at Kutztown University. She then earned her Master's in Social Work from Marywood University. Kathleen initially opened her individual counseling practice in 2002 and subsequently a group counseling practice has developed. Kathleen has extensive experience working with couples and families to assist them in developing communication and problem solving skills in their relationship. Kathleen's specialties include working with clients that are experiencing mood concerns, anxiety, family conflicts, grief and loss as well as adjustment issues as they relate to a client's personal and professional growth. Kathleen also works with families that are in the process of adopting a child. She will visit with the family and complete a full home study/family profile which is required in order for the child to be adopted. Kathleen works with clients that are experiencing depression and anxiety related to chronic medical conditions which include Trigeminal Neuralgia, Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Arthritis. Additionally, Kathleen offers clinical supervision to other social workers that are working toward obtaining their clinical licensure. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including: hospitals, residential programs, school based programs, behavioral health managed care and emergency services. Extensive training and experience in emergency services has provided her the opportunity to assist both small and large companies that require onsite debriefing services due to a critical incident that has impacted their employees. The goal of this service is to assist those that are impacted by the event to help them reduce distress and provide resources to assist them in restoring healthy functioning.
Kimberly is a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She received
her Master's in Social Work from Columbia University. Kimberly
provides therapy to adolescents, young adults, adults and families.
Kimberly's background includes working as a social worker in a community
based counseling center, primary school; adoption agency
as well as an Employee Assistance Program. Her areas of specialty are depression,
grief/loss, anxiety, adjustment disorder, trauma and PTSD. Kimberly enjoys
helping address the many issues that span adolescence, young adulthood
and adulthood including the search for identity and intimacy;
transitioning into college, parenting, adoption and work/life balance. Kimberly has also volunteered at a Crisis Hotline and for The Soldier's Project, an organization
helping veterans with PTSD. She enjoys working with military families and veterans. She engages well with a client that may not feel fully comfortable entering therapy by utilizing a nonjudgmental approach. Kimberly believes that creativity, humor and nonverbal methods all have a place in a successful therapeutic relationship.
Lucy Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from Syracuse University and she completed her undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Potsdam. Lucy has extensive experience providing therapy to children, adolescents and adults. She is committed to understanding her clients and helping them to make positive life choices. She is experienced in providing family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy. Lucy has experience working with clients that are experiencing grief and loss issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, anger and impulse control and behavioral concerns. During her professional career she has worked in a variety of clinical settings which include: in-home therapy, residential, inpatient, outpatient and school based services. Lucy tailors her treatment to the unique needs of her clients. In the sessions we will work to develop and implement a treatment plan where you will feel supported and empowered to begin to explore your feelings and emotions.
Jaclyn DeMontreux is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. She completed her Master's in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University. Jaclyn practices an eclectic and empathetic approach to therapy and she feels strongly that no one kind of therapy will work for everyone. She stresses individualizing and tailoring your therapy to meet your specific needs. Her clinical experience includes providing therapy to children, adolescents, young adults, adults and families. Her specific areas of specialization include: depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, conduct disorders, trauma, grief/loss, autism, co-parenting, relationships and family conflict. Jaclyn has experience working with individuals going through a divorce as well as blended families to help them improve communication and reach family goals. She has previously worked as a Behavioral Specialist providing behavioral modification techniques to children and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. She has also provided mobile therapy to children, adolescents, adults and families in their own homes. She uses active listening, humor, homework and effective feedback to make therapy a fulfilling experience.
Stephen Kinsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. He received his Master's in Counseling Psychology from Biblical Theological Seminary. Stephen has extensive experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults, families as well as couples. Stephen assists couples in facilitating improved communication and affection in their relationship. He has experience working in a variety of clinical settings including outpatient counseling, residential treatment, dual diagnosis programs and in-home services. His areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, anger and impulse control, eating disorders, PTSD, Asperger's Syndrome and ADHD. In session together a treatment plan will be developed as a means of working through areas of desired improvement along with developing coping strategies to use in creating positive change. Stephen takes a nurturing and nonjudgmental approach to therapy when he is working with clients. In session he utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, as well as an overall eclectic approach to help clients reach their personal goals.
Jessica Lievendag is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and a Nationally Certified Clinician. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communications at the University of Hartford and graduate degree from John Carroll University in Clinical Counseling. Jessica has worked as a clinician with students in academic settings at the University and Middle School level and as a therapist and supervisor in mental health agencies. Jessica has worked extensively with adults, children and adolescents providing individual, couples, co-parenting and family counseling. She specializes in mood, anxiety, behavior and adjustment disorders, anger management, divorce issues, grief and trauma. The focus of therapy is to help you increase your awareness of your own potential and create a new direction in life. Difficult experiences in our past cannot be erased, however, learning to have a better understanding about yourself may help to resolve those issues, create new beliefs and find one's own inner strengths. This process is an opportunity to transform painful feelings into strengths. Building on strengths can create a strong foundation for future challenges and improve healthy decision making skills. Jessica uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to assist clients in creating positive change and personal growth.
Gina Nichol is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergrad degree in Psychology from Kutztown University. Gina completed her graduate studies in Social Work at Marywood University. Gina has many years of experience providing counseling services to individuals, children, adolescents, families and couples. Gina has an extensive background working in a variety of clinical settings, which include: outpatient counseling, hospitals, residential-treatment facilities and social service programs. Gina is active with clients in challenging their thoughts and behaviors and she enjoys bringing humor & sincerity to her work with clients. Gina is an active member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Lindsay Norvick is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. Lindsay has experience in a variety of clinical settings including, residential programs, pediatric clinics, family based services and outpatient counseling. She has provided services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She has received extensive training from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center in family therapy and family dynamics. Lindsay is experienced in working to assist clients in improving communication and developing conflict resolution skills. She enjoys working with families to improve their co-parenting and also assisting clients through life transitions. Her clinical specialties include mood disorders, attention difficulties, anxiety, anger management, grief/loss and family dynamics. Lindsay has a caring, compassionate and welcoming approach to therapy that helps to put clients at ease and which helps them to feel comfortable in sharing their difficulties. She enjoys bringing humor and creativity to therapy, as well as utilizing the strengths and passions of each client to help the client reach their goals. Lindsay believes in empowering those she works with to be and feel their best.
Colleen Madden Pellegrino is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Colleen earned a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Slippery Rock University and her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. Colleen's practice focuses on personal empowerment with a creative approach. Colleen provides therapy to children, adolescents, couples and families. She specializes in working with clients that are dealing with anxiety, depression, anger management, gender identity, abuse issues as well as grief and loss. She has experience working with blended families and couples that are divorcing to help them work through any co-parenting concerns that may arise. Colleen works with couples struggling with communication issues and helps them rediscover love, respect & fun in their relationship. Colleen has extensive knowledge working with families involved in the child welfare system and children that are placed in kinship care. Colleen has also provided services as a foster parent herself so she understands challenges that families may face. She has experience with behavioral health services for children including BHRS, Family Based Services, and Residential Treatment facilities. Colleen's approach focuses on empowering clients to make decisions based on their core values and building on this strength so they are able to face their current issues proactively and their past with a new perspective of understanding.
Michael Platt has been a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania since
2006. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of
Delaware. He earned his Master's in Social Work from Marywood
University. He also holds graduate degrees from both Harvard University
and Northeastern University. Prior to joining our practice, he
served as an educator for thirty five years, as both a teacher and
administrator in K-12 schools. He has also served as a Student
Assistance Program Therapist at the elementary, middle school and
secondary school levels in the Lehigh Valley and he was also a
Behavioral Specialist. He has worked extensively with both
children and adults throughout his career. His specific areas of
specialization include conflict management, anger management,
depression, anxiety and couples therapy. He is also very effective in
helping parents shape rules for their children which are consistent
and fit comfortably with what may be divergent parenting styles. His skills
encompass a wide range of abilities including helping individuals communicate more
clearly so that all parties both hear, understand and accept each
other's point of view.
Angelica Ventresca is a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate studies at Penn State University and she earned her Master's Degree from Marywood University. She is fluent in both English and Spanish. Angelica provides therapy for children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Angelica has extensive experience providing services to clients that may be struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, life changes and parent/child conflicts. Angelica is also an experienced behavioral health specialist for children and adolescents. She has worked with individuals and family members in Hospice providing them support and grief counseling. In couples counseling her focus is to help the couple improve communication skills that would encourage healthy interactions in their relationship. She will assist parents in learning parenting techniques, coping and anger management skills. Angelica has also worked with families of diverse backgrounds and she has helped them transition into a new culture in which they are not accustomed to. She also works with families that are in the process of adopting a child and will assist them in completing all the necessary home studies which are required in order for the adoption to finalize. Angelical offers a safe and comfortable environment where clients can openly discuss and address their concerns. She makes sure that each session is designed to help meet the specific need of the client and she works with the client to find a solution. The use of Empowerment Theory as therapeutic method is used in the sessions to help the client achieve their goals.
Lauren Zielinski is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Cedar Crest College and received her Master's Degree from Kutztown University. She has completed the Trauma Certificate Program: Facets of Trauma-Informed Practice from Bryn Mawr College. Lauren specializes in working with patients with anxiety, depression, trauma, behavioral concerns, attachment and relational challenges. Lauren's therapeutic focus incorporates an engaging person-centered approach along with a blend of expressive therapies. She provides individual, couples counseling, co-parenting, as well as family therapy. Lauren has extensive experience and enjoys working with children. She uses play and expressive interventions when working with children in order to promote appropriate self-expression and emotional regulation skills. Lauren has experience in a variety of clinical settings that include: residential treatment, outpatient counseling and family based services. Additionally, Lauren has had extensive training from the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center in family therapy and family dynamics. Lauren has professional memberships with the American Counseling Association and the Pennsylvania Association for Play Therapy.