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Andy Phạm, MFT

Andy Phạm, MFT

Hello! Thank you for visiting my profile. If you were looking for a social justice-oriented, collaborative, and strengths-based therapy practice, you have come to the right place! I support clients in identifying how larger themes of systemic oppression and collective liberation might impact their relationships with themselves, their communities, and the world. Many of us…

Specialty Areas: Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma

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Jennifer Trinh, MD

Jennifer Trinh, MD

I am a board-certified psychiatrist who provides psychotherapy and evidence-based medication management with a comprehensive treatment approach. My aim is to listen and connect with my patients to help them reach their individual goals while fostering an empathetic, warm, and respectful space. I have found that the ability to have your therapy and medication managed…

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

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Becky Wu, MD

Becky Wu, MD

I am a board-certified psychiatrist dedicated to providing compassionate and evidence-based care. I offer comprehensive mental health care, including psychotherapy and medication treatment, based on your individual needs. I earned my undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and my medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas. I completed my Adult Psychiatry residency…

Specialty Areas: ADD and ADHD, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, OCD, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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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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Gabrielle Hoang, MFT

Gabrielle Hoang, MFT

Hello! Navigating emotions, relationships, and the complexities of lived experiences can feel overwhelming. As a marriage and family therapist, I specialize in working with diverse individuals, couples, and families who seek support on this journey. Being a child of immigrants myself, I intimately understand the unique struggles that come with being raised by immigrant parents,…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Career Counseling, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Jagkirpal Channa, MFT, MS

Jagkirpal Channa, MFT, MS

Sometimes, life challenges us with painful experiences that can leave us feeling overwhelmed. These deep and untreated wounds can hinder one’s ability to be their true authentic self and live an empowered life. My goal is to provide my clients with a safe space to explore, challenge, and remove harmful patterns in their lives and…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Anger Management, Career Counseling, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Interpersonal Violence/Abuse, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Sex and Love Addiction, Stress, Trauma, Work/Life Balance

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Amy Leonard, LMSW

Amy Leonard, LMSW

If you are feeling stuck, alone, or confused about yourself or your relationships, then therapy could be a helpful next step for you. I would love to help you explore your story and learn how to tap into your ability to grow and heal. My style is warm, conversational, and relational, because I believe the…

Specialty Areas: Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Trauma

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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 working through life’s myriad challenges and transitions. Chimère compassionately supports and connects with individuals, couples, and families through empathy, warmth, empirically supported interventions, and lighthearted…

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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Ray-Ling Hou, MSN, MFT, LMFT

Ray-Ling Hou, MSN, MFT, LMFT

Ray-Ling Hou is an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved supervisor and clinical fellow. Ms. Hou’s clinical and scholarly interests include: supervision and training, cultural diversity, social justice, immigrant families, inter-racial relationships, adolescent transitions, international adoption and foster care, and trauma. Ms. Hou encourages people considering therapy to reach out to discuss fees…

Specialty Areas: Adoption, Affairs and Infidelity, Children with Special Needs, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Interpersonal Violence/Abuse, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Trauma

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Madeline E. Hoch, LMFT

Madeline E. Hoch, LMFT

Madeline’s compassion, curiosity, and mindfulness are at the core of her client relationships. She offers therapeutic space for children, families, and individuals that centralizes racial, cultural, and intergenerational trauma, attachment needs, and emotional awareness. If you, your family, or child are experiencing anxiety, behavioral challenges, conflict, fear, or grief, individual, family, and play therapy are…

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Trauma

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Allen-Michael Lewis, LMFT, ...

Allen-Michael Lewis, LMFT, MS, AS

Allen Lewis, LMFT, AS is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and AAMFT Approved Clinical Supervisor providing tele-therapy services to clients in PA, NJ, DE, FL, and NY. Allen is collaborative in working with his clients toward the change they would like to see in themselves, their relationships, and their communities. He is a systemic-oriented…

Specialty Areas: Adoption, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Sexual Abuse, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Work/Life Balance

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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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Jane (Jen) Fox, MDiv, LMFT

Jane (Jen) Fox, MDiv, LMFT

Jane Fox earned her post-graduate certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy at Council for Relationships and is an ordained pastor through the Presbyterian Church (USA). In the therapeutic setting, whether seeing an individual, couple or family, she focuses on helping her clients understand their role in their family and work systems. Through narrative, emotional focus…

Specialty Areas: Anger Management, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Premarital Issues, Relationship Issues, Stress, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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Susan Neumann Gordon, LSW, ...

Susan Neumann Gordon, LSW, MBA, LMFT

The therapist’s role is to create a safe and supportive environment in which clients can face and work on life’s challenges, which often occur at times of transition. Ms. Neumann Gordon integrates various therapeutic modalities to help clients more openly and creatively explore self-esteem issues, communication, conflict resolution, relationship building, and couple and family dynamics….

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Communication, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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April Westfall, PhD

April Westfall, PhD

April Westfall, PhD, (she/her/hers) is a licensed psychologist in PA and maintains and active and full clinical practice of adult individuals and couples at both our University City and Wynnewood Offices. Clinical specialty areas include: anxiety and depression, including bi-polar disorder; trauma, including its resolution through the use of EMDR; chronic illness; grief/loss; gay/lesbian and…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Chronic Illness, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT

Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT

Wanda (she/her/hers) affirms that counseling is most effective when you ‘come as you are’ with all your strengths, challenges, life stories, and personality parts to explore, discover and heal. She collaborates with you to identify the approaches to counseling that will feel most helpful and comfortable for you. Her training in several trauma-focused approaches (EMDR,…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Anger Management, Chronic Pain, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Sexual Difficulties, Stress, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Charles C. Muorah, PhD, STL...

Charles C. Muorah, PhD, STL, LMFT

Therapy is where healing begins and caring never stops. If you’re willing to share, I’ve got a compassionate heart and emotional ears to listen to. My therapy goal is to walk the walk with you and empower you to be a leader in your life story, revealing a new meaning and context out of your…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Anger Management, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Divorce, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Michele M. Marsh, PhD

Michele M. Marsh, PhD

Dr. Marsh is a licensed psychologist and an AASECT-Certified sex therapist and sex therapy supervisor. Dr. Marsh focuses treatment on the specific needs of each individual, giving special attention to balancing the needs of each member of a couple. She encourages her clients to be open and direct about what they want from their significant others and…

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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Stephanie Jacobs, EdS, PhD,...

Stephanie Jacobs, EdS, PhD, LMFT

Dr. Stephanie Jacobs is a licensed marriage and family therapist (NJ/PA) and encourages healthy relationships with God, self, and others. Assuming that people and relationships have the capacity to cope, grow, and change, Dr. Jacobs works with adult clients to elicit strength-based responses to life challenges, to make meaningful conclusions of life experiences, and to…

Specialty Areas: Communication, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Premarital Issues, Relationship Issues, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Sara J. Corse, PhD

Sara J. Corse, PhD

Dr. Corse is a dynamic clinical psychologist with over 30 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. Clients are drawn to Dr. Corse for her engaging style, her deep caring and her effectiveness in helping clients resolve and heal troubling emotions and relationships. Her approach is integrative and includes the use of EMDR…

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Chronic Illness, Communication, Community Partnerships Initiative, Community Trauma Response, Depression and Anxiety, Diversity Issues and Intermarriage, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Stress, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Women's Issues

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