Dr. Schlessinger-Mita is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and has been working as a therapist for over 20 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 struggles, and relationships with their parents. She has experience helping couples who are dealing with sexual or emotional infidelity, parenting challenges, issues of blended families and divorce, as well as helping couples cope when one of the partners has ADD or is struggling with depression or bi-polar disorder. In all her work she is committed to strengthening and deepening meaningful connections for people in their lives.
Dr. Schlessinger-Mita has a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology (1988) from University of Pennsylvania, and Doctorate in Counseling Psychology (1997) from Northwestern University in Chicago. She wrote a dissertation focusing on marital happiness and sex role attitudes over time, and she participated and studied process research on couples’ therapy.
Dr. Schlessinger-Mita is willing to talk with new clients about the potential for a lower hourly rate dependent on that client’s income; please reach out by phone or email to have a discussion with her. More information about fees can be found here.