I have worked with adult couples and individuals for 30 years. We all operate in many worlds, both internal and external, and can easily become confused and distressed. It is privileged work to join with people in helping them in their efforts to sort their lives out. I have a home office in Villanova PA, and work with a sliding scale fee.
You deserve to find clarity, healing, and growth. You deserve to be seen and heard when you are struggling. Sometimes, we all need a little help on our path to feeling better and creating the life that we want. Healing is a collaborative process; my role is to help you recognize and shift out of patterns that stagnate your growth and keep you from harnessing your potential in the present moment. In sessions, we explore internally and externally; getting to know ourselves more deeply so we can more effectively cultivate that we want in life.
Children, teenagers, and adults all want to feel in charge of their own lives; I believe in fostering your personal growth and change despite any obstacles you might encounter. As humans, we strive to feel capable, considered, content, centered, and connected to others. I will help you realize your inherent strengths; such as, encouraging parents to feel competent in their parenting strategies; guiding children and teens to respect and understand their parents’ values and expectations; bridging gaps in communication between couples and family members; and challenging you or your child to take new, manageable risks in your life.
I strive to provide therapy that helps my clients to feel both cared for and supported. Whether it be the dissolution of a marriage, the birth of a child, or a difficult interpersonal relationship, together we will work to understand your experience of these major life transitions. We will explore your values, what you hope to gain from therapy, and how you see your life becoming more fulfilling.
It has been a privilege and continues to be a privilege to provide therapy to such diverse, curious, and brave individuals who seek out treatment for growth, recovery, healing, greater self-awareness, the desire for deeper relationships and intimacy, and change. Bearing witness to the pain, resiliency, and bravery of my patients is humbling, challenging, and highly rewarding work. I look forward to meeting you where you are and utilizing a flexible and integrative approach to treatment to help you on your journey to live with more meaning, vitality, and creativity, along with reductions in symptoms and emotional pain.
Are you anxious, depressed, maybe diagnosed with a serious illness? Are you losing sleep, in pain, scared, not knowing who to talk to? Maybe you’re confused about information your doctor or friends are giving you. I’d like to help.
Would you like to find natural ways to reduce your physical and/or emotional symptoms, or bolster your immune system without interfering with what you and your health team are already doing? I work with people who have emotional or physical health concerns: anxiety, depression, relationship problems, cancer, autoimmune disorders, heart disease, and chronic pain.
Gwynedd Psychological Services offers support for families with children who are experiencing emotional or behavioral difficulties, as well as, techniques for families and couples to improve communication skills and learn strategies for conflict management.
GPS conducts comprehensive testing and evaluation services that will identify strengths and weaknesses that can influence an individual's functioning. Assessments address cognitive functioning, ADHD, educational achievement, social and emotional concerns, and personality functioning.
Your desire to change your life and find better ways of coping is a strength you may not yet realize you possess. As a clinical developmental psychologist, I can help you understand your current struggles in context, as part of your developmental journey and the systems of family and relationships surrounding you. In an emotionally safe and confidential environment, I will work with you to uncover the source of your challenges and find alternate coping strategies. I believe it is important to help you identify and use the many strengths you already possess as you work through your current difficulties.
It is my belief that everyone has suffered from a mood disturbance at one time in their life. What makes for different diagnosis is the intensity of the mood change and the duration. I believe we fuel our mood by our own cognitions and unhealthy habits and coping skills. My style is extremely interactive and direct, insuring results early on in the treatment process. When possible, I try treatment without medications, however there are chemical imbalances which must be treated via a Psychiatrist (for medications) and a psychotherapist for the psychoeducational piece,(talk therapy).I maintain relationships with area psychiatrists.
Has anxiety, depression or substance use prevented you from living the kind of life you want to live? Are you feeling lonely, empty or unfulfilled? I have spent the past 15 years helping clients fully engage in life and develop a sense of ease. Difficult losses, relationships and career change can lead to feeling stuck and dissatisfied. Traumatic events and panic attacks feel unbearable. Overcoming these challenges with guidance and compassion is critical. I will work with you in each of these domains to create new optimism and reconnect with the person you value inside.
I focus a great deal on helping people expand their awareness of aspects of themselves and their important relationships that they have difficulty paying attention to and feeling. This increased awareness helps people feel more flexible and free to navigate the obstacles and cross-currents they find facing them in their lives, rather than remain stuck in repetitive cycles of suffering.
Dr. Dina Harth provides psychological services to individuals, couples and families of all ages who are coping with issues across the lifespan. She uses an integrative approach, combining cognitive-behavioral principles with insight-oriented, as well as marital and family therapies. She provides individualized treatment based on the needs and style of each client.
I help clients with stress, anxiety and low self esteem feel better about themselves. I also specialize in organizational (Executive Function) and Social Skills issues, in adolescents and adults struggling with these problems, and work with students in the college process. Whether something is bothering you and you can't pinpoint what it is, or you know you don't feel as good as you could, I help you explore what might be causing you sadness, stress or anxiety, and together we come up with a plan that makes you feel more in control, leading you to live a happier and more fulfilling life.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist and help individuals who are experiencing: anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and loss, issues related to chronic illness, and low self esteem. In a respectful and collaborative way, we decide together how to best work toward your goals for therapy. I hope to be a worthy guide on your journey of self discovery, that leads to not only relief of symptoms, but a more fulfilling life in which you find your unique place in the world.
Is it difficult to confront issues with your child, adolescent, college student or partner because anger and frustration end the interaction before anything is accomplished? Do you "walk on tiptoes" rather than start a fight? Are you worried about your teen's moodiness and 'addiction' to technology? I am a clinical psychologist with many years of experience as an individual (adult / child) and family therapist. Communication and resolution of difficult issues is the focus of treatment. Therapy concentrates on solving problems and setting goals. I firmly believe that the emotional safety provided by the therapist sets the foundation for successful work.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSS, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA
I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been providing counseling and therapy services to youth and their families for 40 years. While I do see adults in psychotherapy as part of my private practice, I primarily work with children, adolescents, and young adults, and their families. I have extensive experience with the range of problems and issues that youth encounter, including anxiety, depression, impulsivity, excessive anger, self-esteem erosion, and relational difficulties, and have a particular expertise in working with the emotional consequences of struggling with learning differences and learning disabilities.
There's no denying it: life is hard, and it doesn't come with a manual. Sometimes, getting through the day can be a challenge, even in the best of circumstances. But it doesn't have to feel that way. I work with adults who want to boost their self-esteem, lower their stress and anxiety, and improve their communication skills in many different types of relationships. My clients tend to be adults who are struggling to balance the life they are working to build against the stress of leading a life that doesn't come with a manual.
I offer an opportunity to address multiple issues with an emphasis on the effects of trauma, anxiety, depression, grief, and loss. I offer a welcoming and safe therapeutic relationship. I will assist you in acquiring skills to increase confidence and agency and overcome self-doubt. I apply effective trauma therapies to reduce emotional pain and improve relationships. I provide caring, consistent, reliable and effective treatment. My practice in Bryn Mawr, PA is easily accessible - one block from the Rosemont train station. I offer evening hours.
Throughout our life each of us will be faced with a variety of challenges the outcome of which may profoundly affect us and those we love. As a licensed psychologist it is my privilege to give clients hope that as they resolve their personal and relationship issues they will begin to truly live the life they were meant to live - one filled with joy, confidence, enthusiasm and purpose.
As a psychologist with over 25 years of clinical experience, I offer compassion, acceptance and support. If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or stress, together we will work toward a healthy and positive outcome. We will form a collaborative plan and a working alliance. I utilize multiple therapeutic approaches in order to maintain the flexibility for which you, as an individual, will best benefit.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Villanova 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 Villanova 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 Villanova, or Child Psychologists in Villanova.
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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 Villanova 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.