We believe the best therapy happens when you can create an authentic relationship with your therapist.

We take the intimidation out of therapy by only hiring therapists that have dealt with the mental health issues they specialize in. That means when you’re diving deep and confessing your inner-most battles and thoughts - you can trust your therapist ‘gets it’. 

“No matter why you go to Therapy for Women, these women WILL change your life.”

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LEARN MORE ABOUT AMANDA

I promised myself if I ever made it to the other side, I would dedicate my life to helping other women find healing. 

While working with a therapist that’s also in recovery isn’t essential - I personally wasn’t able to make progress in my own treatment until I found someone who had been in my shoes.

I understand what it’s like to feel hopeless and lost, and what it takes to sit in an uncomfortable chair in a dark, gloomy basement and have an older man record notes about you, your struggles, and your worst decisions.

That’s why I’m here to make therapy different for you.

Therapy doesn’t have to feel stigmatized, old-fashioned or stuffy,  Whether you are at your breaking point or just need some guidance, we are here to provide a comfortable, authentic, and easy-going atmosphere for you to grow and feel fulfilled in your life.

Before I BECAME a therapist, I STRUGGLED WITH  ADDICTION, trauma, and an eating disorder. 

Founder and Clinical Director

Meet Amanda E. White, LPC

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Helping women with substance use disorders,  eating disorders and trauma. I specifically specialize in working with young women under the age of 35 and college-aged women and those transitioning into adulthood.


specialty

Fieldwork at Eagleville Hospital
Primary Therapist at Seabrook House
Lead Therapist hired to create a curriculum for the Changes for Women program at Seabrook House


EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree from University of Richmond
Masters Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
Certified Brain Spotting Practitioner
Experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT)

Education

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Sitting in a yoga pose on the floor in my office


between clients you can often find me:

My sobriety & biz in that order


I'M MOST PROUD OF:

To be an olympic figure skater

CHILDHOOD DREAM:

Yoga, brunch & nap


ideal saturday:

Tacos and Ice Cream


FAVORITE MEAL:

Parallel parking

SECRET TALENT:

Hey, It's Amanda again.

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Stephanie King, MA

My approach to therapy is all about self compassion and connection. I help you identify your strengths and learn resilience as you face the challenges of life. Life may not get *easier* for us, but we can get better at effectively dealing with it. We will explore your inner self with kindness and you will develop a positive internal dialogue. 

I am not just a sit and nod therapist. I use my training in dialectical behavioral therapy to teach you coping skills and how to build a greater quality of life. I strongly believe that setting boundaries and learning to use self care can lead to a happier, more peaceful you. I can't wait to work together.

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Bachelors Degree from Kutztown University
Masters Degree from Kutztown University
LPC paperwork is pending licensure

Education

3 Years at Penn Psychiatric Center
1.5 Years at The Village Outpatient Center

EXPERIENCE

Grief & Loss
Eating Disorders & Body Image Issues
Anxiety & Depression

specialty

Dialectical and Behavioral Therapy Trained (DBT)
Trauma Informed CBT Therapist

QUALIFICATIONS

Stephanie King, MA

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Home with my husband and in my pajamas by 10 pm playing Yahtzee and listening to 90's rock

IDEAL SATURDAY NIGHT:

Hiking/walking with my dog, velvet.

favorite way to move my body:

Being able to connect with people on such a personal level. To be trusted and have this connection with my clients is an honor.

The greatest thing about being a therapist:

Tacos

FAVORITE MEAL:

Unapologetically expressing myself

WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON IN LIFE?

Stephanie King, MA

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Maddie Quirk, LPC

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I also am a certified yoga instructor and reiki practitioner. I strongly believe in the mind-body connection and feel that true change comes from holistic healing and addressing all parts of the self: mind, body, and spirit.

I’m intentional about creating a safe space in my office, but I also don’t take myself too seriously and I love to laugh in session. I am passionate about empowering other women, as I believe healthy, strong women create a better world for everyone.

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Maddie Quirk, LPC

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Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Philadelphia University
Masters Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University
Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of PA

Education

Fieldwork at Adolescent Advocates
Lead Therapist at Liberation Way and Avenues Recovery


EXPERIENCE

Trauma & EMDR
Substance Use Disorders
Anxiety & Depression

specialty

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Doing impressions of other people.

SECRET TALENT:

Weightlifting and yoga.

favorite way to move my body:

My past, any mistakes or shortcomings I make, and the wisdom of many mentors

Who or what is your greatest teacher?

Iced with cream, no sugar! 

HOW I LIKE MY COFFEE:

Being witness to change and growth in another human; sharing genuine laughter and joy in sessions

THE GREATEST THING ABOUT BEING A THERAPIST:

Maddie Quirk, LPC

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I came to therapy through healing from chronic pain and depression, an infinite curiosity for human behavior, and a love for the complexity of people. I have also taught yoga for more than 10 years, and enjoy teaching my client's tools to regulate their emotions, communicate in ways they can feel good about, manage stress more effectively, and move toward what they want to do in your life.

I believe most of us are doing the best we can, and we cannot shame ourselves into a better life. I love to introduce clients to ways they can practice compassion for themselves and create more meaning in their lives.

Kathryn Nulf, MA, NCC

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Bachelors Degree from West Chester University
Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling - Rosemont College 
LPC paperwork is pending licensure

Education

3 Years at Penn Psychiatric Center
1.5 Years at The Village Outpatient Center

EXPERIENCE

LGBTQ+ 
Anxiety & Depression
Chronic Pain & Illness

specialty

Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
Dialectical and Behavioral Therapy Trained 
Trauma Informed CBT Therapist
Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)


QUALIFICATIONS

Kathryn Nulf, MA, NCC

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Barre class, coffee & therapy... in that order!

IDEAL SATURDAY:

To be a dancer in a Madonna video!

childhood dream:

Allowing my clients to feel seen, heard and understood.

The greatest thing about being a therapist:

Mr. Rogers

childhood hero:

Chronic pain

WHat is your greatest Teacher?

Kathryn Nulf, MA, NCC

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My passion is working with women* (*cisgender, transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer – I welcome you). I grew up emotionally sensitive, and through therapy I learned tools that taught me how to move through the world in ways that embraced my sensitivity. I soon realized my sensitivity was actually my superpower. I help women feel this same sense of empowerment.

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ, Chronic Pain

Kathryn Nulf, MA, NCC

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After growing up in a family with substance abuse, I’ve been where you are. I know it’s scary to work through your anxiety, depression, and trauma. As a trauma informed and EMDR certified therapist, I am committed to helping you heal the past so you can be more grounded in the present and hopeful for the future. Therapy is a journey and a collaborative process that we are in together.



Specialties: Trauma, PTSD , Substance Use & ACOAS

Maddie Quirk, LPC

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After growing up with a sick parent and losing my dad in my early 20s, I know what it’s like to feel “lost”. I’ve been there. Through working on my own mental health, I’ve learned how to navigate grief and face my anxiety. I want you to know that together, we can work through your challenges.

Specialties: Eating Disorders, Grief, Anxiety & Depression

Stephanie King, MA

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I believe that therapy is not one size fits all, which is why I use a person-centered approach. I practice from the theoretical orientation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, focusing on how thoughts and feelings impact our behaviors and incorporate exposure therapy to change behaviors. I encourage my clients, through behavioral activation, to slowly incorporate enjoyable activities, routines, and value-based goals back into their lives that have decreased or are being avoided due to their anxiety, OCD, depression, or an eating disorder.   

I provide a safe and comfortable atmosphere to support my clients in making changes and living a life they love.

Gabby Salomone, LCSW

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Bachelors Degree from Widener University 
Masters Degree from Widener University 
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of PA

Education

2 Years at Rogers Behavioral Health Center 
2 Years at Renfrew Residential Program

EXPERIENCE

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 
Eating Disorders 
Severe Anxiety & Panic Attacks 

specialty

Trauma Informed CBT Therapist
Health at Every Size Informed
Behavioral Activation and Exposure Response Prevention Training for OCD, Eating Disorders & Anxiety

QUALIFICATIONS

Gabby Salomone, LCSW

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Home with my husband and in my pajamas by 10 pm playing Yahtzee and listening to 90's rock

IDEAL SATURDAY NIGHT:

Hiking/walking with my dog, velvet.

favorite way to move my body:

Being able to connect with people on such a personal level. To be trusted and have this connection with my clients is an honor.

The greatest thing about being a therapist:

Tacos

FAVORITE MEAL:

Unapologetically expressing myself

WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON IN LIFE?

Gabby Salomone, LCSW

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As a Marriage and Family Therapist, my approach is warm yet direct. My favorite therapeutic technique with couples is Emotionally Focused Couple’s Therapy, where I focus on the couple’s intimacy dance and their communication patterns. In terms of families, I believe that in order to fully understand one another, speaker/listener techniques are important to adopt at home. I also love working with teens and young adults with anxiety and depression and helping them navigate life transitions.

My systemic training provides me with further insight into understanding what makes you you, and what has affected you thus far. By utilizing a number of conventional and collaborative approaches, I aim to tailor treatment to fit the individual, couple, or family.

Leeor Gal, MFT

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Leeor Gal, MA, MFT

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Bachelors Degree from Rutgers University
Masters Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University 

Education

2 Years at Council for Relationships
1 Year at West Chester Therapy Group


EXPERIENCE

Couples Counseling
Family Therapy
Chronic illness & anxiety

specialty

Gottman Level One Training
Traiing in Emotional Freedom Technique & Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

QUALIFICATIONS

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I have a black belt in Karate

SECRET TALENT:

I love to travel so exploring new towns and cities that I've never been to before

IDEAL SATURDAY:

Reading a book or doing some yoga or meditation

IN BETWEEN SESSIONS YOU CAN Find me:

Pasta! I can eat it for every meal!

FAVORITE MEAL:

The ability to see others become the best versions of themselves

THE GREATEST THING ABOUT BEING A THERAPIST:

Leeor Gal, MA, MFT

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I am open-minded, observant, curious, and empathetic. My strength lies in understanding that everyone and every situation is unique (person, diagnosis, treatment, or treatment plan). My person-centered framework allows me to focus on creating a genuine, confidential, and trusting relationship with my clients. As someone who has experienced mental health challenges myself, I know how important it is to have someone who understands, cares and guides you through the toughest challenges in life. 

I work from a wellness based perspective and I believe that creating a sense of empowerment is the ultimate goal for therapy. I believe that we can all benefit from learning how to hold space for ourselves, how to love ourselves from the inside out, and become empowered individuals. My goal with each session is to help my clients get a little closer to that empowered state.

Micia Harris, LPC

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Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Rutgers University
Masters Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University
Licensed Associate Counselor 

Education

Outpatient Therapist at Oaks Integrated care (6 Years)
Mental Health Clinician at Rutgers University Acute Psychiatric Services 


EXPERIENCE

Postpartum
Anxiety & Depression
Trauma 
Bipolar Disorder 

specialty

Micia Harris, MA, LAC

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Haggen Daz Caramel Cone!

Favorite Ice cream Flavor:

It's a tie between dancing and yoga!

favorite way to move my body:

Tracee Ellis Ross

If You could have lunch with anyone dead or alive:

My career. I get to do what I love and that's rare.

I'm Most pRoud of:

Being able to connect with so many different people and learn from their stories and journeys

THE GREATEST THING ABOUT BEING A THERAPIST:

Micia Harris, MA, LAC

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As a child, I knew my career path would involve helping others. This was my passion, my true calling. I am a firm believer in the implications of our natural skills and strengths. Creating change in one’s life, on their own time, at their own paces and in a safe place is key to learning to effectively cope, adapt, and change.

Specialties: Pre/postpartum, Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar DisorDer 

Micia Harris, LPC

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After growing up in a different country, and moving to the United States at a young age, I know what it’s like to go through challenging transitions. I’ve learned how to navigate new cultures and readapt my identity in order to feel connected to my new home. My experiences thus far, along with managing chronic pain and illness, have molded me into the therapist I am today.

Specialties: Couples Counseling, Relationship Issues, Young women &
Life Transitions

Leeor Gal, MFT

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Growing up with a younger sister who had a chronic medical condition, and parents who had a messy divorce, I sometimes joke it was the perfect recipe for anxiety! I had convinced myself early on that if I could control everything and everyone around me, things would be okay in my life. But the more I tried to control, the more things felt out of control. With the help of a great therapist, I was able to break free from these mental rituals and anxiety. 

Specialties: OCD, Eating Disorders & Anxiety

Gabby Salomone, LCSW

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Marianne Williamson says, “As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others”. As a therapist it is imperative that I don’t ask a client to go somewhere I am not willing to go. Creating a space that is safe, welcoming and free of judgment is key to lay the groundwork for a client to express and create openness. I consider it an honor to help others in the collaborative process of counseling. 
As a trauma informed and EMDR therapist I am always committed to advocate and hold space for those who seek to be empowered and free from shame. We are many parts of one whole self and it is important to honor perseverance, respect resiliency, and be a part of the healing process towards peace, wholeness and personal growth. 

Jennifer Huber, MA, LAC

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Bachelor's Degree from University of the Arts
Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Evangel University

Education

Fieldwork at Hutson Psychological Services, LLC & Evangel University
Mental Health Clinician at Missouri State University
Primary Therapist at GenPsych, PC

EXPERIENCE

PTSD & Trauma
Anxiety
Depression & Life Transitions 

specialty

Licensed Associate Counselor
National Certified Counselor
EMDR Therapist

QUALIFICATIONS

Jennifer Huber, MA, LAC

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Stroll around a farmers market, brunch, build things & make art

IDEAL SATURDAy:

Yoga & dance parties in my car

favorite way to move my body:

Being able to witness growth and change in clients who lean into trusting the process. 

The greatest thing about being a therapist:

A good bacon, egg & cheese sandwich

FAVORITE MEAL:

Holding grief and hope together with compassion and love. 

WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING ON IN LIFE?

Jennifer Huber, MA, LAC

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Erika Pranzo, MA, NCC

I believe everyone is able to grow and change, and it is an honor to help guide people through their healing journeys. I see that each client is unique, including their belief systems, interests, and abilities. Therefore, I pull from a few different modalities to meet client needs. I have been trained in and often incorporate Mindfulness techniques, somatic interventions, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy interventions to help clients gain awareness and understand the relationship between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Additionally, I have extensive training in dance/movement therapy, which allows me to use body-based interventions to help clients become more aware of and understand their physical sensations and emotions. Sessions are tailored to individual needs through ongoing communication.

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Bachelor’s Degree from Montclair State University
Master’s Degree from Drexel University

Education

Belmont Behavioral Health 2 years
Fieldwork at Rockford Center
3 Years at Penn Psychiatric Center
1.5 Years at The Village Outpatient Center

EXPERIENCE

Nationally Certified Counselor
Registered Dance and Movement Therapist
Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapist

QUALIFICATIONS

Erika Pranzo, MA, NCC

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Black!

How do you like your coffee?

Mint chocolate Chip

Favorite ice cream flavor?

Catching up on a good read with my cat by my side

In between sessions you can find me:

Stretching

Favorite way to move your body?

Cook a homemade meal and get cozy!

Favorite thing to do on a Friday night:

Erika Pranzo, MA, NCC

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Kyra Sjarif, LPC, ATR

To tailor the session to the individual, I utilize an integrative approach that includes the Creative Arts Therapies, Psychodynamic Therapy, Somatic Therapies, Mindfulness, Relational Cultural Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I have extensive training in art therapy, which provides an alternative pathway for self-expression and self-exploration.

I believe in working collaboratively with you and meeting you where you are, without judgment or bias, to build safety within the therapeutic space. Change can be scary and uncomfortable, yet also deeply liberating. My goal is to help you shed light into the recurring patterns of your life, and to develop awareness into the different parts of who you are, so that you can lead your version of the “good life” that aligns with your values and aspirations.

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Sushi and Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

FAVORITE MEAL:

Yoga, baking cookies (or watching someone bake so I can enjoy them fresh from the oven), adding to my collection of plant babies and playing Catan until 2AM

IDEAL SATURDAY:

To be a writer/poet/illustrator/florist extraordinaire

CHILDHOOD DREAM:

Thinking in song

SECRET TALENT:

Having the privilege to bear witness to someone’s journey and growth – it takes courage to allow ourselves to be truly seen in our entirety, and I deeply respect and honor that process as a therapist.

THE GREATEST THING ABOUT BEING A THERAPIST:

Kyra Sjarif, LPC, ATR

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Bachelor’s Degree from Santa Clara University
Master’s Degree in Art Therapy & Counseling from Drexel University

Education

Registered Art Therapist (ATR)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)

EXPERIENCE

3 Years at Recovery Centers of America at Devon
1 Year at BuildaBridge International and Nationalities Service Center

specialty

Kyra Sjarif, LPC, ATR

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As a “third culture kid” who grew up outside the U. S., I am fascinated by how our varied intersectional identities impact our psyche, sense of self, belonging, and connectedness to the world. As an art psychotherapist and counselor of color, I acknowledge the very real impact that our privileged and marginalized identities have on our lives and mental health. I believe, first and foremost, that you are the expert of your own lived experience.

Specialties: Trauma, Substance Use & Immigrant, Refugee, BIPOC Mental Health

Kyra Sjarif, LPC, ATR

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My early experiences fostered my empathy and deep understanding for others. I knew from a young age that I had a passion for helping others, and through my own self-work, I learned that my empathy and compassion are my biggest strengths. I use an eclectic, person-centered and strength-based framework to help women see their unique strengths and shift learned unhelpful beliefs to beliefs that promote positivity and growth. I absolutely love watching the clients I work with blossom into the best versions of themselves.

Specialties: Movement Therapy, Anxiety & Depression

Erika Pranzo, MA, NCC

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I have always carried a deep sense of empathy for others. Experiencing several significant losses and struggling with my own physical health and depression early in life served to help me recognize a deep sensitivity for the pain that people carry. Healing for me came through learning to be vulnerable. Art has a way of capturing beauty in the most profound ways and my own artistic expression unlocked the door to healing and helped me acknowledge my deeper desire to help others heal.

specialties: trauma, PTSD,
anxiety & depression

Jennifer Huber, MA, LAC

Pronounced : Kay-rah

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I am committed to providing compassionate, respectful, and evidence-based care for people of all races, genders, sexual orientations, and body sizes/shapes.

So long story short… being a human being is complicated! Let’s tackle all the things together- boundary development, relationship issues, identity exploration, eating disorder recovery, vulnerability and shame, meaning-making, and acceptance. You are more than your diagnosis, lack of diagnosis, or presenting problem. I can’t wait to meet you!

I believe all people have the ability to create positive change in their lives. Therapy is for everyone, and I am committed to creating a non-judgemental, sensitive, empathetic, and humor filled space where therapy no longer feels intimidating - so that you can really get to know yourself and feel empowered to move forward in the world and create a life you love.

I specialize in working with anxiety, depression and eating disorders. Many times our EDs function to keep us feeling safe, in control, and valuable, so before/after treatment can feel like an impossible balancing act. I’m here to walk you through that process. Together, we will expand your life not in spite of your body, but because of it. I practice from a fat positive, non-diet, Health at Every Size approach, which means I acknowledge the intersectionality of your body as part of your identity. 

AJ Lowe, LMFT, CEDS

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AJ Lowe, LMFT

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Bachelor's Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder
Master's Degree from Pepperdine University
Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and Supervisor

Education

Primary Therapist in the inpatient and residential treatment setting
Individual and Family Therapist in the PHP and IOP, and outpatient setting
Lead Clinical Assessment Specialist in eating disorder treatment

EXPERIENCE

Eating Disorders
Anxiety & Depression
Relationships & Family Therapy

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with my fiance listening to live music outside in the fresh air

Ideal Saturday Night:

Being consistent with practicing self-compassion

What are you currently working on in your life?

Simultaneously petting my two goldendoodles

IN BETWEEN SESSIONS YOU CAN Find me:

homemade macaroni and cheese

FAVORITE MEAL:

Brene Brown– I think we'd have a blast!

If you could have lunch with anyone dead or alive:

AJ Lowe, LMFT

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I believe everyone is able to grow and change, and it is an honor to help guide people through their healing journeys. I see that each client is unique, including their belief systems, interests, and abilities. Therefore, I pull from a few different modalities to meet client needs. I have been trained in and often incorporate Mindfulness techniques, somatic interventions, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy interventions to help clients gain awareness and understand the relationship between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Additionally, I have extensive training in dance/movement therapy, which allows me to use body-based interventions to help clients become more aware of and understand their physical sensations and emotions. Sessions are tailored to individual needs through ongoing communication.

Kathy Jaffe

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California State University, San Bernardino, Bachelor’s Degree Psychology
California State University, San Bernardino, Master’s Degree Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California
Certified Daring Way Facilitator

Education

Family Therapist
Group facilitator 
Juvenile Justice mental health support 
School based mental health

EXPERIENCE

Motherhood & Parenting
Substance Use Disorders
Anxiety and Depression

Specialty

Kathy Jaffe

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I am a mountain woman through and through. I spend my summers hiking and my winters snowboarding.

Favorite Place to be:

I loved stars and space and wanted to be an Astronaut.

Childhood Dream:

Hiking and yoga

Favorite way to move my body:

Up before the family, yoga/meditation, journaling, brunch, and then the rest of the day reading in a hammock

Ideal Sunday:

Being able to walk in side by side another human working through all the beauty and pain that our experiences bring us. I believe that connection heals, and it is an honor to be part of that process for another person.

The greatest thing about being a therapist:

Kathy Jaffe

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 I was born and raised in North Carolina and I decided to move to Philadelphia to begin a career in counseling. Now based in Maryland, I serve clients in the DMV area.

Whether you are struggling with grief, depression, anxiety, or coping with current or past traumas, I want to give you the tools to begin the journey towards healing. So often we can feel stuck in patterns and painful experiences, especially when struggling with depression and anxiety. I use solution oriented, cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based approaches to help clients gain awareness and put therapy into practice. I have years of experience working one on one counseling children of all ages and I specialize in working with parents on real life strategies for how to manage behavioral problems. My goal is to focus on your goals, and I believe everyone has the capacity for growth.


Elaine Smith, LPC

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Bachelor’s Degree from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Master’s Degree Professional Clinical Counseling & Marriage Family Therapy from La Salle University

Education

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Nationally Certified Counselor

Qualifications

 3 Years at Advanced Behavioral Health
1 Year at Synergy Family Services
1 Year at Moving the Self Pyschotherapy 

experience

Elaine Smith, LPC

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Macaroni and Cheese

FAVORITE MEAL:

Beyonce. I imagine we'd go out on her private yacht and have a seafood buffet while she tells why Destiny's Child *really* broke up.

If you could have lunch with one person:

To be an artist

In between sessions You can find me:


CHildhood Dream

Getting to see those light bulb moments that affect change in other people

THE GREATEST THING ABOUT BEING A THERAPIST:

Elaine Smith, LPC

Doing something outdoors...whether running, taking walks or having a picnic with friends. If I could be at the beach everyday I would!

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I have a passion for helping, listening, and learning about others with a sensitivity to women’s issues of culture and diversity. I understand how difficult it is to take the first steps towards seeking outside help. I pursued this field because therapy has helped me get through many challenging times in my life, and it is my passion and purpose to be that resource for someone else. 

Serving clients in Maryland, Washington DC & virginia

Elaine Smith, LPC

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We all crave connection and belonging, yet so many of us have developed survival strategies that get in the way of what we long for the most. I understand the loneliness and pain that this brings because I too have been there. I know what it is like to be stuck in a pattern of self-destruction and unhelpful patterns in relationships and not know how to get out.

Serving Clients in California 
& Florida

Kathy Jaffe, LCSW

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I came to therapy myself as a teenager struggling to balance the grief of my parents' divorce, and my best friend’s struggles with an eating disorder. Therapy was one of the first places I remember really feeling seen and understood. I worked through my anxiety and codependency issues and it changed my life...and I have a feeling it may change yours.

Serving clients in California, Colorado, Texas & Florida

AJ Lowe, LMFT, CEDS

Specialties: Eating Disorders, Anxiety, Depression  & Family Relationships

Specialties: Substance Use, Trauma, Parenting, Depression & Anxiety

Specialties: Depression & Anxiety, Motherhood and Trauma

Out-of-state Therapists

(Certified Eating Disorder Specialist)

& Certified Daring Way Professional

“Amanda and Maddie are both fabulous. I've worked with Amanda for 2 years now and I can't recommend her enough. She offers a fresh and modern view on therapy which involves empowering her clients to see the change in themselves. She gives you literal tools to supplement what's talked about in session so you can go home and practice life skills. This step has been so crucial for my long-term recovery and emotional stability. She also checks in with you about things you talked about the previous week without having a notepad in front of her. She genuinely cares for each client. No matter why you go to Therapy for Women, these women WILL change your life. I really can't thank them enough.”

"She offers a fresh and modern view on therapy which involves empowering her clients to see the change in themselves."

TESTIMONIALS

We believe that healing happens best when you’re treated as a whole person - not a set of symptoms - that’s why our therapists specialize in a holistic approach that treats all of your overlapping issues.  We believe therapy is for everyone, regardless if you have a mental health diagnosis. 

We specialize in overlapping issues

Taking the first step in attending a therapy appointment is no easy feat - and that’s why we make all appointments as comfortable as possible. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about your therapist prior to your appointment, and if you decide to do your sessions in our office - you’ll love the easygoing, relaxed vibe. (No old men recording notes about you in a basement)

Easy and unintimidating

We embrace technology to the fullest - because therapy shouldn’t be old-fashioned! We are proud to offer therapy both in person or via HIPPA compliant video sessions. When you are our client, you will also have your own private portal where you can make appointments, pay balances, and get access to statements for insurance. [view info on fees and insurance]

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