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Lia Pezzato, MFT

Lia Pezzato, MFT

Hello, I am Lia, a Marriage and Family Therapist. If you have been sitting with discomforting feelings and feel as though you need additional support, you have come to the right place. I work with a wide variety of clients, such as individuals, couples, and families. As a therapist, I take on a supportive and…

Specialty Areas: Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Eating Disorders, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Work/Life Balance

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Meghan Rydzewski, MFT

Meghan Rydzewski, MFT

Coming to terms with our feelings and confronting our emotions by ourselves can feel challenging. You have come to the right place if you feel stuck, anxious, or isolated in any area of your life. As a therapist specializing in individuals, couples, and families, I am here to support you and be a guiding presence….

Specialty Areas: Affairs and Infidelity, Career Counseling, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Mood Disorders, OCD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Remarried/Blended Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Trauma, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Candice Ramsey, MA, LAMFT, CPC

Candice Ramsey, MA, LAMFT, CPC

Reaching out for help can be a challenging first step, and I’m happy you decided to take it. My name is Candice, and I’m a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist dedicated to helping my clients excel as individuals, life partners, and professionals. As your therapist, I aim to foster a warm, collaborative, supportive, and…

Specialty Areas: Career Counseling, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families, Work/Life Balance

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Marissa Kos, LSW, RN

Marissa Kos, LSW, RN

Marissa works with individuals as they navigate challenging emotional experiences or life circumstances by offering a safe environment to explore contributing dynamics and factors. She believes that her clients know themselves best and strives to understand the origins of their emotional experiences and the impact these may have on daily life and connection to others….

Specialty Areas: Chronic Illness, Communication, Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Women's Issues

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Mike Butera, MFT

Mike Butera, MFT

Mike supports the mental and relational wellness of individuals, couples, and families. He provides unique and creative ways to guide therapy participants through life’s inevitable challenges. He shapes space for a collaborative, culturally sensitive, and trauma-informed therapeutic experience that is tailored to each person. He strives to foster emotional safety and relational attunement by constructing…

Specialty Areas: Artists and Athletes, Communication, Community Partnerships Initiative, Community Trauma Response, Depression and Anxiety, Divorce, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Trauma, Veterans, Active Military, and Their Families

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Danielle Silverman, LCSW, MEd

Danielle Silverman, LCSW, MEd

Finding a therapist who fits with your goals and personality is the first and most important step in making meaningful progress in therapy. I am an empathetic soul who became a therapist because I seek to understand those who feel misunderstood. I hope to provide validation and a safe space for my clients to be…

Specialty Areas: Communication, Depression and Anxiety, LGBTQ+ Affirming, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Sexual Difficulties, Stress, Women's Issues, Work/Life Balance

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Virginia Mittnacht, LCSW

Virginia Mittnacht, LCSW

Virginia Mittnacht is a licensed clinical 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. Ms. Mittnacht believes that building a strong and honest relationship with her clients stems from genuine, positive, and sustained growth. She thoughtfully works to…

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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Alexis W. V. Bové, MS, JD, ...

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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Nina Fortuna, LMFT

Nina Fortuna, LMFT

Nina Fortuna, LMFT, is a licensed relational therapist working with individuals, couples, and families to support their therapeutic goals. Nina is an EMDR-certified therapist. Nina has an innate curiosity for the life experiences of those she works with. Together with Nina, you will explore the parts of yourself that feel separate or different from how…

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Issues, Self-Discovery/Self-Analysis, Stress, Trauma

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Lisa Handler, PhD, LMFT

Lisa Handler, PhD, LMFT

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 who are: challenged or stuck in familial or intimate relationships; exploring their relationship to work (especially academia); experiencing anxiety and/or depression; working through young adulthood;…

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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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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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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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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Patty Peach, LMFT

Patty Peach, LMFT

Ms. Peach has been practicing as a therapist for more than 30 years, working with individuals, couples, families, and children. Her areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, life cycle/developmental issues, relational distress/conflict, child and adolescent behavior problems, personal/spiritual growth, and gender issues. Patty believes that life is about exploring, building, and…

Specialty Areas: Depression and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, and Bereavement, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Women's Issues

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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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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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