Women’s Psychological Health Services

Women’s Psychological Health Services

WPHS helps women navigate mental health concerns through all the stages of their lives.

Why Choose WPHS at CFR

Women often face a unique set of psychological difficulties. WPHS brings together clinicians who specialize in women’s issues so we can provide the best care to fit your needs.

Our services include individual counseling, couple and family therapy, sex therapy, and psychiatric medication treatment and referrals.

If you have questions about WPHS services or would like assistance with a referral, please contact the Director: 
Jane Summers, MD
215-382-6680 ext. 7070

Our therapists and psychiatrists help women with:

Premenstrual Syndromes
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Menopause
Adjusting to the transition

Pregnancy
Planning and managing a pregnancy with psychological or psychiatric concerns

Postpartum
Managing the postpartum transition, including postpartum depression

Fertility
Issues Handling infertility, trouble conceiving

Pregnancy Loss
Grieving the loss of a pregnancy or the loss of an infant

Cancer
Breast and gynecological cancers

Other Mental Health Issues
Mental health concerns that affect women and women-identifying people

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Fees

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Get to know our WPHS Clinicians

Elyse Stein Batoff, MA, LMFT

Elyse Stein Batoff, MA, LMFT

Ms. Batoff is a licensed psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist. Ms. Batoff works with individuals, couples, and families, and focuses on areas of rebuilding intimacy, sexuality, the aftermath of affairs,...

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Mood Disorders, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Sex and Love Addiction, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Difficulties, Trauma, Women's Issues

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Carol Blum, M.Ed., CAC, MFT...

Carol Blum, M.Ed., CAC, MFT, LPC

Carol is an Individual, Couple, and Family Therapist who works with an integrative approach. This includes quieting the mind and calming the body through deep relaxation and mindfulness training. Carol...

Specialty Areas: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Daniella Bonhomme, MFT

Daniella Bonhomme, MFT

Daniella is an individual, couples, and family therapist who graduated from Thomas Jefferson University and interned at CFR. Her areas of interest are communication, depression, anxiety, and helping individuals identify...

Specialty Areas: Anger Management, Children with Special Needs, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Infertility, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Abby Bronstein, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Abby Bronstein, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Abby Bronstein is a warm, curious, and thoughtful therapist. As she collaborates with individual and couple clients, she is informed by the principle that each person she works with has...

Specialty Areas: Chronic Illness, Infertility, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Women's Issues

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Inge Damstra, MD

Inge Damstra, MD

Dr. Damstra is board certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and she sees child, adolescent, and adult patients. Much of her practice focus is on anxiety and...

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Anger Management, Children with Special Needs, Depression and Anxiety, Parenting

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Maura Dunfey, DO

Maura Dunfey, DO

Dr. Maura Dunfey is board certified in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and has an additional certification as a Child and Family Therapist.  Dr. Dunfey provides comprehensive evaluations of...

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Depression and Anxiety, OCD

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Lisa Handler, PhD, MFT

Lisa Handler, PhD, MFT

Lisa works with individuals and couples of all ages who are experiencing challenges in their lives and/or relationships. She enjoys working with a diverse group of clients and welcomes those...

Specialty Areas: LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD...

Bea Hollander-Goldfein, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Hollander-Goldfein is a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist. Dr. Hollander-Goldfein has provided individual and relationship therapy for more than 30 years, and specializes in trauma, marital/relationship...

Specialty Areas: Adoption, Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Infertility, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Sexual Difficulties, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Chimère G. Holmes, MA, MSEd...

Chimère G. Holmes, MA, MSEd, LPC

Chimère views the therapeutic process as sacred, creative, and collaborative interactions between therapist and client. She seeks to assure that her clients feel seen, heard, educated, and validated while actively...

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Women's Issues

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Amy Jones, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Amy Jones, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Amy’s background is in both Social Work and Couples and Family Therapy. Her strengths as a clinician are working with adolescents, young adults, women, couples, veterans, and military family members....

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Interpersonal Violence/Abuse, Life Transitions, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Sarafina Kietzman-Nicklin, MFT

Sarafina Kietzman-Nicklin, MFT

Sarafina has a Masters in Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. There she focused on a systemic approach to therapy that allows her to examine the whole of people’s life...

Specialty Areas: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Affairs and Infidelity, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Sexual Difficulties, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues

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Kathy Klein, M.S.Ed., MSW, LSW

Kathy Klein, M.S.Ed., MSW, LSW

Kathy Klein provides a warm, empathetic, and responsive environment for individuals working to understand themselves better and change their lives. Kathy believes that relationships with others and various communities create...

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Women's Issues

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Alexandra S. Macy, MD, MA

Alexandra S. Macy, MD, MA

Dr. Alexandra Sarah Macy is a licensed board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, reproductive psychiatry, intensive short-term psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, psychodynamic...

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Anger Management, Chronic Illness, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Infertility, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, OCD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues

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Michele M. Marsh, PhD

Michele M. Marsh, PhD

Dr. Marsh is a licensed psychologist and an AASECT-Certified sex therapist. Dr. Marsh focuses treatment on the specific needs of each individual, giving special attention to balancing the needs of each member...

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Sex and Love Addiction, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Difficulties, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Virginia Mittnacht, LSW

Virginia Mittnacht, LSW

Virginia Mittnacht is a licensed social worker living in Philadelphia. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults who are impacted by mental, emotional, and/or behavioral health challenges....

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Chronic Illness, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, OCD, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Tessa Peoples, MFT

Tessa Peoples, MFT

Tessa is experienced in working with women and couples who are navigating the life transitions of their 20s and 30s including stepping into adulthood, exploring identity and purpose, and building...

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Eating Disorders, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Relationship Issues, Sexual Difficulties, Trauma, Women's Issues

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Lucy S. Raizman, MSW, LCSW,...

Lucy S. Raizman, MSW, LCSW, LMFT, CST

Ms. Raizman has over 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families as a licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, and sex therapist. Her areas of special interest and...

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Anger Management, Divorce, Life Transitions, Sex and Love Addiction, Sexual Difficulties, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Laurel Roe, MS CHR, LMFT

Laurel Roe, MS CHR, LMFT

Laurel Roe understands we sometimes need help to navigate the many challenges of life. Using a collaborative and relaxed style, she helps clients identify and utilize their strengths to move toward...

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Children with Special Needs, Chronic Illness, Depression and Anxiety, Learning Disorders, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Priscilla Singleton, MSW, L...

Priscilla Singleton, MSW, LMFT, LCSW

Ms. Singleton is a licensed clinical social worker and a marriage and family therapist. Ms. Singleton has completed additional training and certifications in EMDR, Sandtray therapy, and co-parent counseling/parent coordination. Ms. Singleton’s...

Specialty Areas: Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Parenting, Remarried/Blended Issues, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Michele Southworth, JD, LMFT

Michele Southworth, JD, LMFT

Ms. Southworth is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a divorce mediator, with more than 30 years’ experience. She is trained in EMDR, a form of therapy that is helpful...

Specialty Areas: Artists and Athletes, Career Counseling, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Emma Steiner, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Emma Steiner, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Ms. Steiner is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience working as a psychotherapist in Philadelphia. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and...

Specialty Areas: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Premarital Issues, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Jane Summers, MD

Jane Summers, MD

Dr. Jane Summers has specialized in women’s behavioral health throughout her career and provides medication evaluation and treatment for clients treated by Council for Relationships therapists in our Women’s Psychological...

Specialty Areas: Chronic Illness, Depression and Anxiety, Infertility, Insomnia, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Mood Disorders, OCD, Women's Issues

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Tracey Tanenbaum, M.Ed, LMFT

Tracey Tanenbaum, M.Ed, LMFT

The decision to seek therapy is a difficult one, whether you are facing challenges that have been with you for years or have more recently emerged. Ms. Tanenbaum will help you...

Specialty Areas: Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Our clinicians are experienced in working with a variety of genders, sexualities, cultures, races, and religions.