Patrick Dowling, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MFT Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
I want to help you claim your best life! Helping people change has been my life's work for over 20 years. I utilize the best practices that help my clients live the life they want....not to avoid the struggle but to embrace it and triumph. While I have studied various forms of therapy..CBT, DBT, Family systems, etc., what I find most fascinating is the ongoing triumph of the human spirit over adversity. I would love to help you utilize the resources you have to successfully meet your life's challenges. "How can I be Helpful?"
Bisexual
(610) 643-4893
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West Chester, PA 19380
Bisexual
I want to help you claim your best life! Helping people change has been my life's work for over 20 years. I utilize the best practices that help my clients live the life they want....not to avoid the struggle but to embrace it and triumph. While I have studied various forms of therapy..CBT, DBT, Family systems, etc., what I find most fascinating is the ongoing triumph of the human spirit over adversity. I would love to help you utilize the resources you have to successfully meet your life's challenges. "How can I be Helpful?"
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Bradford A Markowitz
MSA, MA, MA, LPC Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
I have a strong comprehension of the challenges that disrupt mainstream middle class individuals, as well as the impact that such challenges place on their family systems.
As a clinician who specializes in relationship issues and self esteem, I am a focused, engaged and passionate helper. I work with my clients to explore self-defeating thoughts that contribute to their life challenges, with the intent of achieving a more balanced (and "fair") interpretation of themselves and their surroundings. As a classically trained cognitive behavioral therapist, I am a firm believer in the notion that past traumas play-out in our adult lives.
Bisexual
(484) 997-7178
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West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
I have a strong comprehension of the challenges that disrupt mainstream middle class individuals, as well as the impact that such challenges place on their family systems.
As a clinician who specializes in relationship issues and self esteem, I am a focused, engaged and passionate helper. I work with my clients to explore self-defeating thoughts that contribute to their life challenges, with the intent of achieving a more balanced (and "fair") interpretation of themselves and their surroundings. As a classically trained cognitive behavioral therapist, I am a firm believer in the notion that past traumas play-out in our adult lives.
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Melissa Markowitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
I provide individual and family therapy using an eclectic approach incorporating Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-Focused techniques, as well as Family Systems theory to help achieve your goals.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I aspire to nurture human potential, inspire hope and promote meaningful life choices. I am experienced in working with children, adolescents and their families, as well as adults, who are faced with challenges including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, self-injury, behavioral issues, parent-child conflict, adjustment issues, and other emotional trauma. I specialize in working with individuals with issues surrounding self-esteem, life transitions and dealing with difficult emotions. I also offer clinical supervision for those completing their clinical hours towards their LCSW.
Bisexual
(610) 616-5890
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West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
I provide individual and family therapy using an eclectic approach incorporating Cognitive-Behavioral and Solution-Focused techniques, as well as Family Systems theory to help achieve your goals.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I aspire to nurture human potential, inspire hope and promote meaningful life choices. I am experienced in working with children, adolescents and their families, as well as adults, who are faced with challenges including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, self-injury, behavioral issues, parent-child conflict, adjustment issues, and other emotional trauma. I specialize in working with individuals with issues surrounding self-esteem, life transitions and dealing with difficult emotions. I also offer clinical supervision for those completing their clinical hours towards their LCSW.
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Ali Wilburn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
My professional training includes cognitive-behavioral and family systems therapy.
.Are life's pressures wearing you down? Have you lost energy for people or activities you once enjoyed? Are you feeling stuck and unsure of how to change your current life situation? Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, a difficult childhood, relationship issues, low self-esteem, or something else, change is possible. Therapy sessions begin with relationship building as you share the concerns that led you to therapy. I want to hear your story and understand the life circumstances that brought you to your current situation. We will then work together to create a plan for therapy that feels right for you.
Bisexual
(610) 915-8442
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
My professional training includes cognitive-behavioral and family systems therapy.
.Are life's pressures wearing you down? Have you lost energy for people or activities you once enjoyed? Are you feeling stuck and unsure of how to change your current life situation? Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, a difficult childhood, relationship issues, low self-esteem, or something else, change is possible. Therapy sessions begin with relationship building as you share the concerns that led you to therapy. I want to hear your story and understand the life circumstances that brought you to your current situation. We will then work together to create a plan for therapy that feels right for you.
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Elizabeth Scheirer
MA, MFT Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
I practice through a family systems lens and specialize in treating trauma in children, in particular with girls and young women.
Hi! I know my profile says Elizabeth, but you can call me Liz :) I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who passionately believes that working with children and their families creates positive, lasting change in the lives of my clients. I work with individuals, couples, and families who are seeking help with important issues that affect their lives and relationships. I love working with adolescents, in particular those in the "tween" stage (11-15 years old). I take a humanistic approach to my work with clients and believe that every client has strengths that can be used to help and empower them in therapy.
Bisexual
(215) 593-2260
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
I practice through a family systems lens and specialize in treating trauma in children, in particular with girls and young women.
Hi! I know my profile says Elizabeth, but you can call me Liz :) I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who passionately believes that working with children and their families creates positive, lasting change in the lives of my clients. I work with individuals, couples, and families who are seeking help with important issues that affect their lives and relationships. I love working with adolescents, in particular those in the "tween" stage (11-15 years old). I take a humanistic approach to my work with clients and believe that every client has strengths that can be used to help and empower them in therapy.
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Susie Macciocca
MS Ed Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Life is full of challenges that test our resilience and leave us questioning or doubting ourselves. Therapy is a place to get the support you need to move forward and discover new meaning, joy, and honesty in your relationships. While I tend to focus on the here and now of life’s obstacles, during therapy, we will likely explore past patterns and incorporate mindfulness to help you feel more in control in the future.
Bisexual
(484) 214-2963
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West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
Life is full of challenges that test our resilience and leave us questioning or doubting ourselves. Therapy is a place to get the support you need to move forward and discover new meaning, joy, and honesty in your relationships. While I tend to focus on the here and now of life’s obstacles, during therapy, we will likely explore past patterns and incorporate mindfulness to help you feel more in control in the future.
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Ally Rose
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW Verified
Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
If you're here it means that something in your life is feeling off and you're ready to take a step toward finding support. Maybe you know exactly why you're feeling this way, but maybe you're feeling confused. All you know is that there's this feeling you have that life could feel more fulfilling, or perhaps the things that you thought would make you happy, don't - so now what? Perhaps for most of your life you've ignored your quiet inner wisdom, and now that voice has gone from a whisper to a scream, and you can't ignore it anymore. Congratulations - this moment of awareness and being honest with yourself could change your life!
Bisexual
(814) 659-1627
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Office is near:
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
If you're here it means that something in your life is feeling off and you're ready to take a step toward finding support. Maybe you know exactly why you're feeling this way, but maybe you're feeling confused. All you know is that there's this feeling you have that life could feel more fulfilling, or perhaps the things that you thought would make you happy, don't - so now what? Perhaps for most of your life you've ignored your quiet inner wisdom, and now that voice has gone from a whisper to a scream, and you can't ignore it anymore. Congratulations - this moment of awareness and being honest with yourself could change your life!
Amanda Woolston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW Verified
Hosts group in:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Therapist profiles can be overwhelming. You may feel like you have to know exactly what you need in order to find a therapist that addresses it. I want you to know that helping you learn what you need is part of therapy. Maybe all you know for sure is that you are emotionally suffering and would like help. My background is working with adoption (all forms), foster care, family loss, trauma, parenting, co-dependency, and more. However, I also help folks from all walks of life reduce their emotional suffering and acheive their goals. Whatever your needs are, I'm happy to see if I can help you suffer less and enjoy life more.
Bisexual
(302) 253-7760
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Hosts group in:
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
Therapist profiles can be overwhelming. You may feel like you have to know exactly what you need in order to find a therapist that addresses it. I want you to know that helping you learn what you need is part of therapy. Maybe all you know for sure is that you are emotionally suffering and would like help. My background is working with adoption (all forms), foster care, family loss, trauma, parenting, co-dependency, and more. However, I also help folks from all walks of life reduce their emotional suffering and acheive their goals. Whatever your needs are, I'm happy to see if I can help you suffer less and enjoy life more.
Andrea Morganstein
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
(Not accepting new clients.) People come to me because they are struggling and feel stuck. I specialize in working with adults and children/families who are challenged by anxiety, ADHD, or "Asperger's" but have experience with many different issues. My approach involves providing information about how the brain works, how to use it as your ally instead of an enemy, and how to find strength in the very things that challenge you. (ex: There are so many wonderful things about having ADHD!) I do this in the context of interpersonal relationships where we talk about things like identity and communication/conflict resolution skills.
Bisexual
(610) 314-0799
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West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
(Not accepting new clients.) People come to me because they are struggling and feel stuck. I specialize in working with adults and children/families who are challenged by anxiety, ADHD, or "Asperger's" but have experience with many different issues. My approach involves providing information about how the brain works, how to use it as your ally instead of an enemy, and how to find strength in the very things that challenge you. (ex: There are so many wonderful things about having ADHD!) I do this in the context of interpersonal relationships where we talk about things like identity and communication/conflict resolution skills.
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McKenzie Winchester
MFT Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
McKenzie Winchester is a Marriage and Family Therapist who values an authentic and comfortable approach to foster a nurturing, safe, and judgment-free therapeutic bond. She is passionate about taking a collaborative approach with clients to mold therapy to their individual and unique needs. She believes that everyone is able to navigate challenging situations and with the right tools, resources and skills are able to identify and maintain their extraordinary strengths that make them who they are.
Bisexual
(484) 787-5094
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West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
McKenzie Winchester is a Marriage and Family Therapist who values an authentic and comfortable approach to foster a nurturing, safe, and judgment-free therapeutic bond. She is passionate about taking a collaborative approach with clients to mold therapy to their individual and unique needs. She believes that everyone is able to navigate challenging situations and with the right tools, resources and skills are able to identify and maintain their extraordinary strengths that make them who they are.
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Just A Little Help
MA, CAADC, BSL, CPDE Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
I have 25 years and an array of experience coaching, counseling and teaching in the areas of addiction, mental health, behavior issues with children, and parenting. I believe in people and the ability to grow. I have a warm and compassionate approach and find laughter as one of the greatest healers. I believe we should be enjoying our lives but sometimes that is difficult. My overall goal is to help clients enjoy a full and happy life.
Bisexual
(610) 624-2175
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West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
I have 25 years and an array of experience coaching, counseling and teaching in the areas of addiction, mental health, behavior issues with children, and parenting. I believe in people and the ability to grow. I have a warm and compassionate approach and find laughter as one of the greatest healers. I believe we should be enjoying our lives but sometimes that is difficult. My overall goal is to help clients enjoy a full and happy life.
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Amy Melissa Stone
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LSW, CET III Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Asking for help demonstrates bravery and is an action step toward a new experience in life. I have been helping individuals recover from addiction for over twenty years. Now, I assist clients to grow and heal from abuse, neglect, traumas and move through rough patches in life. I recognize the importance of this work, but believe curiosity and laughter can be part of the therapeutic process as well as tears, grief and anger. Transformation and change are often possible and I am honored to witness this daily.
Bisexual
(484) 999-3477
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
Asking for help demonstrates bravery and is an action step toward a new experience in life. I have been helping individuals recover from addiction for over twenty years. Now, I assist clients to grow and heal from abuse, neglect, traumas and move through rough patches in life. I recognize the importance of this work, but believe curiosity and laughter can be part of the therapeutic process as well as tears, grief and anger. Transformation and change are often possible and I am honored to witness this daily.
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Patti Guyre
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
I understand the pain and confusion caused by significant grief, loss, illness, stress, trauma, and transition. Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious or depressed? I believe that no matter how big the hurt; healing and growth are always attainable.
Bisexual
(484) 283-2102
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Bisexual
I understand the pain and confusion caused by significant grief, loss, illness, stress, trauma, and transition. Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious or depressed? I believe that no matter how big the hurt; healing and growth are always attainable.
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Michele Hadden
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
I help individuals and couples to overcome their challenges and find more fulfillment and success in everyday life, guiding them to attain the personal growth they're striving for. I understand the struggles that accompany a busy or demanding lifestyle, and the fears and anxiety that can arise when life suddenly changes course. I can help guide you through the chaos that can often distract us from our ultimate goals.
Bisexual
(484) 881-3350
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19382
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
I help individuals and couples to overcome their challenges and find more fulfillment and success in everyday life, guiding them to attain the personal growth they're striving for. I understand the struggles that accompany a busy or demanding lifestyle, and the fears and anxiety that can arise when life suddenly changes course. I can help guide you through the chaos that can often distract us from our ultimate goals.
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Springfield Psychological of West Chester
Psychologist Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
We are a friendly and professional mental health practice that has been providing outstanding and affordable therapy for adults, couples, families, teens and children since 1985. With seven locations in Havertown, King of Prussia, North Wales, Philadelphia, Sinking Spring, Springfield, and West Chester as well as flexible scheduling options, we are able to offer appointments during the daytime, evening, and weekends for your convenience. In addition, we accept most insurance plans.
Bisexual
(610) 364-5156
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West Chester, PA 19380
Bisexual
We are a friendly and professional mental health practice that has been providing outstanding and affordable therapy for adults, couples, families, teens and children since 1985. With seven locations in Havertown, King of Prussia, North Wales, Philadelphia, Sinking Spring, Springfield, and West Chester as well as flexible scheduling options, we are able to offer appointments during the daytime, evening, and weekends for your convenience. In addition, we accept most insurance plans.
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Sharon Kelly
Psychologist, PsyD, MBA Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
In person and remote available. Therapy supports positive, healthy personal changes, improvement of anxiety and depression, and progress toward desired goals. Therapy helps clients improve relationships, cope with negative people or influences in their lives, and develop responsible, confident self-images. Individual Therapy, Couples or Co-Parenting Counseling and Life Coaching are available for all ages and backgrounds. The Gay St office is in the center of West Chester, near WCU and directly behind/adjacent to the Justice Center. St Peter’s office is situated along French Creek in historic St Peter's Village.
Bisexual
(484) 602-2892
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
In person and remote available. Therapy supports positive, healthy personal changes, improvement of anxiety and depression, and progress toward desired goals. Therapy helps clients improve relationships, cope with negative people or influences in their lives, and develop responsible, confident self-images. Individual Therapy, Couples or Co-Parenting Counseling and Life Coaching are available for all ages and backgrounds. The Gay St office is in the center of West Chester, near WCU and directly behind/adjacent to the Justice Center. St Peter’s office is situated along French Creek in historic St Peter's Village.
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Jenny Hoving
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
I work with individuals at all stages of life struggling with anxiety, OCD, and related challenges. Anxiety comes in many “flavors” and looks different on everyone. As a former teacher, I am especially passionate about working with children and adolescents. Parents often report feeling heartbroken and frustrated as they try to figure out ways to help their child. I work with parents to strengthen their relationship with their child while also going beyond temporary fixes to address core issues. I also have a special interest in working with young adults struggling with stress and anxiety.
Bisexual
(267) 209-6523
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
I work with individuals at all stages of life struggling with anxiety, OCD, and related challenges. Anxiety comes in many “flavors” and looks different on everyone. As a former teacher, I am especially passionate about working with children and adolescents. Parents often report feeling heartbroken and frustrated as they try to figure out ways to help their child. I work with parents to strengthen their relationship with their child while also going beyond temporary fixes to address core issues. I also have a special interest in working with young adults struggling with stress and anxiety.
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Elisa M. Taylor
Psychologist, PhD, CST Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Do you feel distant from your partner? Are you having trouble communicating? Do you feel like you are fighting all of the time? Many couples experience times in their relationships when they feel dissatisfied or begin to question the relationship itself. I work with couples and individuals to assist them to reconnect in their relationships, to communicate more effectively, to develop a more in depth understanding of themselves and their partners, and to create a deeper level of emotional intimacy.
Bisexual
(484) 494-2926
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West Chester, PA 19380
Offers online therapy
Bisexual
Do you feel distant from your partner? Are you having trouble communicating? Do you feel like you are fighting all of the time? Many couples experience times in their relationships when they feel dissatisfied or begin to question the relationship itself. I work with couples and individuals to assist them to reconnect in their relationships, to communicate more effectively, to develop a more in depth understanding of themselves and their partners, and to create a deeper level of emotional intimacy.
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Callie Fraser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LSW Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
I enjoy working with adolescents and young adults into their 30's who are struggling with any level of anxiety or depression. As our world attempts to simplify through technology and continues to change, it brings with it a changing culture and way of life that is not always helpful for our mental health. This generation tends to put the world on their shoulders, but forget to care for themselves. The pressure to "be successful" and fit society's expectations is a lot to carry. Rather than just managing this anxiety, we can figure out what goals and mindset are truly your own.
Bisexual
(610) 601-5849
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
I enjoy working with adolescents and young adults into their 30's who are struggling with any level of anxiety or depression. As our world attempts to simplify through technology and continues to change, it brings with it a changing culture and way of life that is not always helpful for our mental health. This generation tends to put the world on their shoulders, but forget to care for themselves. The pressure to "be successful" and fit society's expectations is a lot to carry. Rather than just managing this anxiety, we can figure out what goals and mindset are truly your own.
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Amelia Innis
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT Verified
West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
As a relationship therapist, I believe our connections with other people have a profound impact on our happiness and mental health. When I work with clients, my focus is on this natural and vital need to connect with others and my goal is to help my clients establish healthy and satisfying relationships. I am trained in individual, premarital, and couples counseling, as well as sex therapy. My approach is collaborative and empathetic. Together, we can build an atmosphere of openness and safety in order to explore your therapeutic needs.
Bisexual
(814) 294-1097
Verified
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West Chester, PA 19380
Not accepting new clients
Bisexual
As a relationship therapist, I believe our connections with other people have a profound impact on our happiness and mental health. When I work with clients, my focus is on this natural and vital need to connect with others and my goal is to help my clients establish healthy and satisfying relationships. I am trained in individual, premarital, and couples counseling, as well as sex therapy. My approach is collaborative and empathetic. Together, we can build an atmosphere of openness and safety in order to explore your therapeutic needs.

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Family Systems Therapists
Family Systems therapists in West Chester view problems within the family as the result not of particular members' behaviors, but of the family's group dynamic. The family is seen as a complex system having its own language, roles, rules, beliefs, needs and patterns. The therapist helps each individual member understand how their childhood family operated, their role in that system, and how that experience has shaped their role in the current family. Therapists with the MFT credential are usually trained in Family Systems therapy.