Kristina Vacha

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LBS, MSS, MA

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Kristina Vacha

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LBS, MSS, MA


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Summit Clinical Associates LLC
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
(484) 212-0888

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Announcement icon I am providing sessions by phone and teletherapy and offer reduced fee if you are laid off due to COVID-19.
I specialize in working with adults and children with autism spectrum differences. My approach focuses on your strengths and utilizes evidence-based interventions to address issues related to anxiety and depression, life transitions, family and relationship dynamics, self-advocacy, work/employment, comorbid mental health issues, healthy lifestyle, independent living, contact with law enforcement, and sexuality/dating. I work across the autism spectrum including nonverbal individuals to high functioning professionals.
I will help you understand how aspects of ASD impact daily life and explore changes you may like to make to support quality of life and well-being. I can provide ABA services for Cigna and Aetna. I also provide life coach and consultation to individuals as well as to businesses employing or seeking to employ individuals with ASD
I have worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorders for more than 10 years. I have additional training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma informed care, sexuality and ASD, LGBTQ, and suicide prevention.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Venmo, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Bryn Mawr GSSWSR
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License and State: CW019499 Pennsylvania

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine / Licensed Behavior Specialist
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Certificate: Pennsylvania / CW019499
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Kristina Vacha's Groups

Adults on the Autism Spectrum

I offer two therapy groups for adults 25 and up, both address social isolation and social skills needed to build social connections and improve relationships, coping strategies, self advocacy and building independence as adults on the spectrum. increased understanding of how autism impacts life as an adult. The first group focuses on individuals who are fully employed and/or pursuing higher education. The second group is for adults who are experiencing significant obstacles to independent functioning such as unemployed/underemployed, comorbid diagnoses and using/needing state funded adult autism support services.

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Women with Autism

This group is for women with autism 25 years and up. Whether diagnosed in childhood or recently this group will give you a place to meet other women and talk about your experiences as women living with autism. This group is targeted for women who are employed and/or pursuing higher education.

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Men on the Autism Spectrum

This group is for adult men on the autism spectrum who can independently participate in a group therapy setting. The group provides psychoeducation about autism, discussing of coping skills and social skills and peer support. This group is appropriate for individuals who may be unempoyed, working part time or underemployed with high school and/or some college education.

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Location

Summit Clinical Associates LLC
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
(484) 212-0888
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Autism
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Life Coaching
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+ friendly
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Psychoeducation about autism spectrum disorder
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 2 Apr 2020
Kristina Vacha, LCSW, LBS, MSS, MA, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Media

Kristina Vacha

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LBS, MSS, MA