Office

Paoli, PA

219 W. Lancaster Avenue
Paoli, PA 19301

Office Director

Kerstin Miller, MDiv, LMFT
215-382-6680 ext. 7032
kmiller@councilforrelationships.org

Parking

Free parking is available, with lots in front and in back of the building.

Directions

From Strafford, Wayne, and east:
Go west on Lancaster Avenue, 8/10 of a mile past the intersection of Lancaster Avenue with Route 252. The building is on the right. See Exact Location from above.

From Media and Newtown Square:
Take Route 252 North to Lancaster Avenue. Turn left onto Lancaster Avenue and go 8/10 of a mile. The building is on the right. See Exact Location from above.

From Broomall and Havertown:
Take West Chester Pike to Newtown Square. In Newtown Square, turn right onto Route 252 North. When you reach Lancaster Avenue, turn left. Go 8/10 of a mile and you will see the building on the right. See Exact Location from above.

From West Chester:
Take Paoli Pike to Cedar Hollow Road (last street before Lancaster Avenue) where you will turn left. Go one block and turn right onto Lancaster Avenue. The building is in that block on the left. See Exact Location from above.

From Exton, Downingtown, and Coatesville:
Go East on Route 30 and continue until 8/10 of a mile past Paoli Hospital. The building is on the left, in the block after Wendy’s. See Exact Location from above.

From Phoenixville:
Take Route 29 South. Make a left onto Route 30 and continue until 8/10 of a mile past Paoli Hospital. The building is on the left, in the block after Wendy’s. See Exact Location from above.

From Center City Philadelphia:
Take the Schuylkill Expressway West to Route 202 South to Route 252 South (Paoli Exit). Make a right onto Route 30 West (just beyond the railroad underpass). Go 8/10 of a mile and the building will be on the right. See Exact Location from above.

Staff Therapists at this Location:

Alexis W. V. Bové, MS, J...

Alexis W. V. Bové, MS, JD, LMFT

Alexis Bové is a compassionate, empathic, and engaging therapist whose approach is collaborative and supportive while challenging clients to meet their therapeutic goals. She believes in the importance of fostering a safe, secure environment where clients feel comfortable sharing their vulnerabilities. Alexis takes a systemic approach to her work with individuals, couples, and families, addressing...

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Ingeborg K. Damstra, MD

Ingeborg K. 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 mood disorders in both children and adults and on ADHD and development disorders in children. Dr. Damstra offers psychiatric evaluation of children and adults,...

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, 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 children, adolescents, and adults.  She works collaboratively with individuals, families, pediatricians, and other therapists.  She specializes in treating patients with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders, eating...

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

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Kimberly Holt, MS, LMFT

Kimberly Holt, MS, LMFT

Kim Holt is a Couple and Family Therapist who is compassionate, thoughtful, and dynamic in her work with individuals, couples, and families. Kim is systemically trained and employs an integrative approach to supporting clients in their therapeutic goals. Using warmth, curiosity, and humor, Kim seeks to provide a safe and affirming space for collaboration and...

Specialty Areas: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Amy Jones, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Amy Jones, MSW, MFT, LCSW

Amy’s strengths as a clinician are working with young adults, young couples, and women who have survived traumatic events, including ongoing interpersonal trauma, and who want support to process these experiences in order to show up more fully for their lives in the present. She also really enjoys supporting individuals and couples as they are...

Specialty Areas: Community Trauma Response, Depression and Anxiety, Disabled People/People with Disabilities, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Interpersonal Violence/Abuse, Life Transitions, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Sarafina Kietzman-Nickli...

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 experiences, including past and present relationships, and how they currently impact individual’s mental health. Sarafina combines a macro approach, identifying larger values and goals, with...

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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Kent Matthies, MFT, MDiv

Kent Matthies, MFT, MDiv

If you’re feeling down or stuck in life patterns that no longer serve you, you’ve landed in a space where positive change begins. I specialize in supporting individuals, families, and couples dealing with addiction, bringing the invaluable perspective of long-term sobriety to my practice. As an LGBTQ+ ally, I am passionate about creating a safe...

Specialty Areas: Addiction and Substance Abuse, Affairs and Infidelity, Artists and Athletes, Career Counseling, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Technology, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Work/Life Balance

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Kerstin Miller, MDiv, LMFT

Kerstin Miller, MDiv, LMFT

Ms. Miller is a licensed marriage and family therapist and AASECT-certified sex therapist with a Master’s Degree in Theology/Pastoral Counseling. Ms. Miller is a certified EMDR therapist. EMDR is a trauma treatment method that Ms. Miller uses to explore the connection of mind and body with clients and to assist clients in managing stress and...

Specialty Areas: Chronic Pain, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Sexual Difficulties, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Robert Murray, PhD

Robert Murray, PhD

Dr. Murray is a clinical psychologist who believes in the therapeutic use of forgiveness in addressing life’s hurts. Dr. Murray’s clinical focus includes anxiety, mood disorders, forgiveness, loss and grief, as well as spirituality and pre-marital preparation. Dr. Murray is also trained in EMDR, PREP Couples Communication, and grief recovery. Dr. Murray has over 25 years of experience as...

Specialty Areas: Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Mood Disorders

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Sloane Previdi, LSW, MFT

Sloane Previdi, LSW, MFT

If you feel distressed, overwhelmed, anxious or unsure of exactly how you are feeling, I can help you understand where these feelings come from and take steps to feel better.  I provide you with a safe and supportive space to explore feelings that may be difficult to express to others. I actively and openly listen...

Specialty Areas: Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Matthew CP Purinton, LCSW

Matthew CP Purinton, LCSW

Mr. Purinton practices individual, couple and family therapy as a social worker. His experience and areas of interest include depression, anxiety, children who have lost a loved one, and palliative care as a model of medicine to improve quality of life. Mr. Purinton is especially passionate about working with adults and children who are dealing with pain...

Specialty Areas: Children with Special Needs, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Sex and Love Addiction, 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 navigating life’s many challenges. Using a collaborative and relaxed style, she helps clients identify and utilize their strengths to move toward the goals they have for their lives. Whether working with individuals, couples, or families, she incorporates humor, mindfulness-based practices, and experiential techniques, as appropriate, to help clients better understand...

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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Peggy Roth, MSEd, LMFT

Peggy Roth, MSEd, LMFT

Ms. Roth is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She works with individuals and couples and focuses on problems of anxiety, trauma, depression, parenting issues, loss, and uses EMDR extensively. Ms. Roth uses EMDR to help unlock and re-process any trauma, relieve anxiety, panic, phobia, and depression. She believes that most behaviors and feelings in the present...

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Esther Schlessinger-Mita...

Esther Schlessinger-Mita, PhD

Dr. Schlessinger-Mita is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania who has been a therapist for over 30 years. Her areas of special clinical expertise include working with individuals to cope with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and life transitions and adjusting to change. She helps adolescents and young adults with self-esteem issues, difficulties with peers, post-parental divorce...

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Priscilla Singleton, MSW...

Priscilla Singleton, MSW, LMFT, LCSW

Priscilla Singleton is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a summa cum laude graduate of the Temple University Masters in Social Work program, a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and an AAMFT approved supervisor.  Priscilla is also trained in EMDR, Sandtray Therapy, Co-Parent counseling, and Parent Coordination. Priscilla...

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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Sonja Spangler, LSW

Sonja Spangler, LSW

Sonja Spangler, LSW, provides a warm, nonjudgmental, and genuine presence for your self-exploration. She believes in creating a space in therapy that honors who you are and your story. Her main focus is on the therapeutic relationship that invites you to express your authentic self and be seen. Her collaborative approach will invite curiosity and...

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

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