Starting therapy can be an overwhelming process; you took the first step! I am happy you're here. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania with a person-centered, humanistic approach that fosters an environment in which individuals can feel safe, seen, and heard. I am an Health at Every Size (HAES), gender-affirming clinician, and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. If you are looking to unpack, heal, and explore your relationship with yourself and/or with food, you come to the right place!
Reach for the life you were meant to have and reach for your fullest potential. We offer you a helping hand in getting your life where you want it to be. We will help you reach your goals, reach for a future of hope and healing. We offer individual, family, couples and marriage therapy, pastoral counseling and spiritual support in helping you deal with life's challenges and in helping you make what you want out of your life. We specialize in issues of depression; loss and grief; spirituality; couples and family concerns; geriatrics and life transition issues.
Have you been feeling stuck or unhappy with your life, relationships, career or family situation? Have you been finding yourself searching for meaning and pleasure but not finding it where you once used to? Do you struggle to manifest your goals and live the life you dream of? You aren't alone, and you don't have to navigate the answers to these questions alone anymore. Through therapy you can explore these answers, understand your needs, and areas of your life that aren't satisfying or working for you anymore. Therapy is a space where you can turn down the chaos of life, focus on you, how you're feeling, and what YOU need.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, CCATP
Do you feel unsatisfied with the path you’re on? I work with those in their 20s & 30s who are struggling with the anxieties that come with new life phases. Maybe you’re adjusting to post-grad life, or starting a new job. Or you’re looking to set boundaries as you gain independence from your family. I’m here to help you bridge the gap between your life now and what you want your life to look like, while also giving new meaning to the experiences that led you to where you are. I not only bring educational & professional experience to my practice, but also empathy & realness that comes from confronting my own personal challenges.
Friends and family may be your biggest resource for support. However, you may be faced with challenges and struggles, that their advice can't address. Or, they may be part of the problem. That's why it's best to turn to a professional who can provide the skill needed to help you face these challenges in an objective, nurturing environment. My years of experience have given me the opportunity to counsel many individuals, couples and families, with a wide range of issues. Let me hear from you. I'll help you get back on track.
Quality mental health and wellness options should not be a privilege rather the standard. Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with PTSD, anxiety, depression, or any other issue, you should know that there is hope for a better tomorrow. Our team specializes in working with adults that have experienced trauma related to the following: Domestic violence, Generational trauma Adults that have experienced childhood sexual abuse.
My mission is also my greatest passion: to help you recognize how awesome you really are, and that you’re capable of anything you put your mind to (except maybe interdimensional travel, but who am I to stand in the way of destiny?) I want to help you evolve into the version of you who feels seen, heard, and understood; the one who feels confident, happy, and whole. I know that there are times where it feels like there’s absolutely no way that’s ever going to happen, because you’re just not the kind of person who’s capable of that. That’s rubbish, and I promise you that you can!
I am a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience helping people recover from a wide range of challenges including self esteem issues, anxiety, marital conflict, depression, emotional eating, anorexia, bulimia, and stress related issues. I have expertise in treating children, adolescents, and adults. My approach is compassionate as well as goal focused. I would be happy to set up an initial consultation with you to give you clear and helpful feedback regarding how I can help you or your child.
The client I am most able to assist is one who is motivated to work collaboratively with me in a process that promotes growth and the resolution of problems. In the context of a supportive environment, a client will be encouraged to work on improving their relationships, mediating their conflicts, managing and reducing their symptoms as well as exploring their aspirations.
Anxiety and stress affect everyone. Whatever the cause- relationships, school, work, medical issues, existential/spiritual crisis, loss of any kind- it can be overwhelming. Important obligations and events might be avoided, communication and connection compromised. Self-esteem, sleep, energy level, and mood all may suffer. We will collaborate to address the challenging areas of your life, manage stresses from your environment and body, and develop strategies to overcome unhelpful patterns of thought and behavior. Through this work it will be possible to experience relief, become happier, and evolve as a person.
Therapy is a journey that can be beneficial for people at any stage of life; whether it's to overcome fear, process loss, build self esteem, practice more self care, reduce anxiety, or to simply have a safe space to talk about the beauty and hardships in life. I am here for you and with you at whatever stage of life you may be in. I believe in the importance of having a strong and trusting relationship with your therapist. You can expect to always be met with empathy, understanding, and kindness when meeting with me. I believe that when relationships are strong, change is even stronger.
I am a graduate of Temple University, and Chestnut Hill College with over ten years of professional experience. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I am a mother, step mother, wife, and working professional. My counseling style is honest, nonjudgmental, and accepting. I pride myself on my relationships with my clients and try to avoid too much jargon so sessions may feel organic not robotic. You can expect me to use my sense of humor in sessions and encourage you to do the same if it helps.
Rainbows represent HOPE. Effective counseling can be a journey of healing and hope: Talking out your thoughts and feelings in a confidential, non-judgmental, safe place; learning coping skills to heal and to more effectively manage your life’s stressful challenges; acquiring effective, healthy interpersonal skills that help improve the quality of your important relationships—your therapy at Rainbow Counseling can produce these awesome rewards for you or for you and your partner. Effective counseling can be very empowering and create hope when there seems to be no hope. Individual Counseling and Couples/Marriage Counseling sessions.
If you are tired of things as they are and need a change - it's time to take that step! Have you felt anxious, stressed, sad, lonely, misunderstood, disconnected, and overwhelmed? Have you come to find that your view of yourself and the way you experience relationships prevents you from finding happiness or meaning? Having a safe space - and taking the time to reflect is crucial. Reconsidering how you view yourself - and the way you relate to those around you - can shift your perspective. This can lead to personal enrichment and healthier boundaries in your life and relationships.
CALL FOR DETOX OR INPATIENT REFERRAL We offer drug & alcohol evaluations for individuals who have legal charges. We provide assessments and referrals. We offer Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient services for individuals who have an issue with drugs or alcohol. Medical Doctor on site at minimum one time per week for psych eval, H & P, medication management etc.
Are you concerned about changes in your child's mood or behaviors? Are you a parent of a child with social, emotional, or behavioral challenges? Do you struggle to help your child meet these challenges? Do you worry, “Will my child make friends? Will the teachers like my child? What if my child never learns to manage their impulsivity, anxiety, big emotions, social issues?” There is hope.
If you had a magic wand, how would your life be different? Would your child’s anxiety, fear, and struggles vanish? Could parenting become easy and conflict-free? When your child or adolescent struggles with behavioral, emotional, and trauma issues, it affects the whole family and makes you feel powerless and overwhelmed. Welcome to Invictus Counseling! I work with children, teens, and parents to address behaviors, emotions, and trauma and develop goals to overcome those obstacles. There’s no magic wand – but there is a way to help, to nurture, and to improve.
Licensed Professional Counselor, DA, LPC, LCPC, CCTP
Are you feeling stuck, anxious or discouraged? Feeling unfulfilled or overwhelmed? Are there issues from the past that seem to intrude into your present life? Do you isolate and avoid? Are you experiencing difficulties with depression, anxiety, relationships, work or sleep issues? You can find relief and move forward in your life. Looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation? Are you considering a move in a new direction?
I am a therapist who is passionate about helping clients overcome obstacles such as mood dysregulation, life transitions, depression, anxiety, lack of motivation, school challenges, bullying, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. I have experience working with adolescents, young adults, and adults. I take the time to process challenges with clients and provide strategic tools to help improve well-being.
Are you struggling to set boundaries? Do you experience a great deal of anxiety about your relationships? I specialize in helping people heal from complex trauma and anxiety and develop healthier relationships with themselves and others. I take a gentle, supportive approach. I firmly believe we make the biggest changes when we are able to release shame and have compassion for ourselves, and my hope is to provide a space where you feel supported and able to view yourself more kindly. I take a collaborative, trauma-informed approach to therapy where you are the expert on your life, and I am a partner in your healing process.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Phoenixville are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Phoenixville then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Phoenixville, or Child Psychologists in Phoenixville.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Phoenixville psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Phoenixville specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.