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Sarah Domis, MS, LPC

Co-Owner/ Executive Director

Practice Location: Haverford Office, Bucks County Office

Sarah is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a founder of Main Line Counseling & Wellness Center. Sarah’s experience and training allows her to offer clients a unique approach to handle life challenges.

Sarah earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical and Counseling Health Psychology from The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a second Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Throughout her career, she has provided professional counseling and psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families dealing with various situations; such as becoming a new parent, divorce, trauma, or addiction, or assisting someone needing guidance to achieve a specific goal (big or small!)
Areas of expertise include:

  •  Life Coaching
  • Chronic Pain
  • Pregnancy & Parenting 
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Transitions & Adjustment Issues
  • Relationships & Communication Issues 
  • Stress Reduction & Management 
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Telephone Therapy

Sarah also provides individual and group supervision for those preparing to obtain PA Licensure for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC). In addition to being a prominent therapist, Sarah has been involved within the community providing workshops on the topics of:

  • Mindful Parenting
  • Stress Management
  • Mind-body Connection and Chronic Pain 

Sarah is an interactive, solution- focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies, such as mindfulness training, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal cognitive problem solving, and motivational interviewing. These techniques provide clients a highly personalized approach tailored to individual needs. With compassion and understanding, she works with each client to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. Sarah Domis is listed at AllTherapist.com and Psychology Today in addition to being a professional member of The American Counseling Association. 

Susan A. Wesnoski, MSW, LCSW

Co-Owner/ Executive Director

Practice Location: Haverford Office

Susan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a founder of Main Line Counseling & Wellness Center. She specializes in individual, couples, and group therapy. Susan earned her Master's of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also spent nearly 13 years working with leaders in the field of addictions and throughout a number of Philadelphia's community mental health/ addictions treatment facilities and the VA hospital. She also offers individual and group supervision for those preparing to obtain PA clinical social work licensure (LCSW).

Areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Relationship and Communication Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Substance Abuse/Dependence
  • Codependency / Partners or Parents of Substance Users
  • Adult Children of Substance Users
  • Coping with Narcissistic Parents
  • Stress Management
  • Career / Life Transitions

Susan is an active member of both the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW). In addition to being a skilled individual therapist, she is available for consultations, and offers the following workshops / process groups:

Stress Management
Overcoming Social Anxiety
Seasonal Mindful Walks
Mindful Parenting
Family Healing in the Midst of Addiction
Motivational Interviewing

As most client change occurs outside the 50-minute session, Susan expects her ideal client to come prepared to do the necessary work in session and at home. Susan uses a Person-Centered framework with therapeutic techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Interpersonal Cognitive Problem Solving, Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to enhance the individual or group's experience and provide effective feedback necessary to make positive changes. 

Susan engages in active listening and believes in providing a caring, safe, and comfortable environment in which to share your concerns. Her clients have described her as "easy-to-talk to," down to earth," and "cares about not just her job, but the person." If you think Susan sounds like a good therapeutic fit for you, we'd be happy to hear from you!

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Rachel Chandler, MSW, LCSW

Co-Owner/ Clinical Director
Practice Location: Haverford and Center City Offices

Rachel Chandler is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a founder of Main Line Counseling & Wellness Center.  Rachel supports individuals struggling with reliving the past and those constantly consumed with the future by sharing tools to help them live in the present.  You know how being in nature makes you feel awe-inspired and at peace?  Rachel helps people achieve that in small everyday moments.

Rachel earned her Master's In Social Work degree from University of Pennsylvania and is an active member of Pennsylvania's Society of Clinical Social Workers (PSCSW).  Rachel specializes in supporting individuals, couples and families live fuller, happier lives.

Through active listening, compassion and respect, Rachel offers a safe space to explore your thoughts, feelings and behaviors.  Rachel takes a whole person approach exploring the impact of enivronment, community, relationships, food, exercise and spirituality on your emotional well-being.  If you long for serenity and contentment, Rachel can assist you in taking the first mindful steps towards a peaceful and fulfilling life. Rachel is currently accepting new clients for her Mindful Eating Group call today.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Mindful Liviing
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress of Life Transitions
  • Substance Abuse
  • Eating Disorders

 In addition to one on one therapy Rachel offers diverse therapeutic options:

  • Monthly Mindful Meditation Workshop
  • Mindful Eating Workshop
  • Weekly Recovery Meditation Group
  • Seasonal Mindful Walks


Sarah Baida, LCSW

Practice Locations: Haverford and Bryn Mawr

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her Master’s Degree of Social Service at Bryn Mawr College in 2013. She has extensive experience working with diverse adult populations in community mental health and private practice. Sarah utilizes a psychodynamic approach to therapy and also holds specific training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Sarah aims to create a safe, therapeutic space for individuals to feel free to explore themselves, to work through difficult emotions and situations, and to feel heard. Sarah integrates relational and behavioral models unique to each client’s individual needs.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency/Relationship Issues
  • Concerns around Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • LGBTQ Related Issues
  • Life Transitions or Changes
  • Partner or Child of Substance User
  • Trauma
  • Women’s Issues

Megan Bartlett, LPC, NCC

Practice Locations: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices

Megan is a licensed professional counselor and certified spiritual director. She earned her M.A. in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from La Salle University in 2010 and has worked primarily in college mental health counseling and outpatient therapy. She views therapy as a journey of self-discovery and believes that the therapist’s empathy and positive regard are essential to the client’s progress and growth. She has developed an integrative approach to therapy, utilizing a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness exercises, narrative therapy and insight-oriented work, as is appropriate and helpful to the client.
Areas of expertise include:

  • College, career, or life transitions
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship concerns
  • Concerns around gender identity or sexual orientation
  • Spiritual growth and development


Allison Burke, MSW, LCSW

Practice Locations: Haverford Office 

Allison is a licensed clinical social worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Her greatest reward as a therapist is helping her clients make meaningful change in their lives that allow them to look forward to the future with hope. Allison believes that all of us hold the key to our own happiness. She is committed to partnering with you to help you re-discover your inner strengths and abilities while finding solutions to the challenges you are facing.   Allison provides her clients with a warm, nonjudgmental environment—a safe place to explore the issues, past or present, that may be preventing you from living the life you want.  
Allison earned her Master’s Degree in social work at Boston College with a concentration in trauma & international social work. She has significant experience providing individual, group, and family therapy in a variety settings. Her experience prior to MLCWC included working in Thailand’s Burmese refugee camps with survivors of war trauma and domestic violence, providing counseling and care management to older adults & their families at a PACE program, and conducting in-home family stabilization therapy with at-risk adolescents. Her areas of specialization include:

  • Mood disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Survivors of trauma
  • PTSD
  • Stress management & life transitions
  • Eating disorders
  • Coping with physical illness & pain
  • Older adult issues, to include Alzheimer’s & dementia
  • Caregiver support
  • Grief & loss
  • Parenting issues

Allison welcomes clients from all backgrounds who are interested in both short-term therapy as well as deeper work for more difficult or painful challenges. Her therapeutic approach is solution-focused, holistic, and incorporates principals from cognitive behavioral therapy, Gestalt therapy, DBT, psychoeducation, as well as mindfulness & meditation.


Laura Carothers, MA, ATR-BC

Practice Locations: Haverford and Bryn Mawr

Laura is a Board Certified Art Therapist who earned her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy at Antioch University Seattle. She has over a decade of clinical experience working with adults across different life stages. Laura provided service to individuals and facilitated group processes, led wellness workshops and served as an administrator in a variety of mental health settings, including inpatient hospitalization, community outpatient, residential trauma and Dialectical Behavior Therapy clinic. 

Laura’s approach is strength-based with a nonjudgmental stance that promote self-discovery, self-advocacy and confidence in one’s own capabilities. She encourages clients to be curious about themselves and explore thought patterns, emotional awareness and behaviors as part of the therapeutic process. Laura believes creativity as a source of strength and effective agent of change with clients.

Laura considers change a process that takes intention and practice. She encourages clients to exercise being mindful, practice self-care and create appropriate short and long-term goals for more balanced living.


Dana Charmoy, LCSW

Practice Location: Haverford Office

Dana is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who completed a double Master's program in clinical social work and human sexuality education through Widener University. Dana has experience in individual, family, and group therapy. Dana works from an Ecosystems Model, looking at the person, family, and community.

Areas of expertise include:

  • strengthening attachment bonds between parents and children
  • domestic violence
  • sexual trauma
  • eating disorders
  • self-injuring behaviors

Doran Coley, LPC

Practice Location: Haverford Office

With an enthusiastic and upbeat approach to both life and counseling, Doran believes in the transferable power of positive energy and the untapped potential of the human mind. Working with adolescents (age 14+), adults, families, and couples, Doran creates a collaborative relationship through encouragement and empowerment to identify and highlight the unique attributes and talents that can be found in everyone.  Doran brings more than 15 years professional experience in leadership and direct service including outpatient clinics, at-risk youth programs, school-based services, residential treatment settings, in home therapy, community-based service, and employee assistance programs. He draws upon his myriad experiences to individualize treatment plans and utilizes a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Trauma Focus Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Person Centered, and Solution Focused Therapy. Doran emphasizes meeting people where they are through honesty, empathy and empowerment and develops a healthy therapeutic relationship in effort to gain more insight around stressors and triggering events. Doran’s humanistic and respectful treatment style recognizes and embraces the individuality of all persons.

Tricia Corso, LCSW

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr, Haverford

Tricia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).  She earned her Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Delaware and her Masters in Social Work at New York University. Tricia has experience working with individuals and families to help process a range of concerns and stressors.  She worked in a school setting for the past 4 years and is passionate about working with adolescents to overcome emotional and social difficulties.

Tricia incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Trauma-Informed Care, and Solution-Focused therapy strategies into her practice. She also believes that the mind-body connection is a beneficial aspect of healing. Tricia has provided psychotherapy for diverse populations who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma related symptoms, emotional regulation difficulties, and relationship issues.  She speaks Spanish at an intermediate level and her experience working with various cultures has helped her to approach therapy from a culturally competent perspective.

Tricia believes that collaborating with clients to achieve their desired goals is key to the therapeutic process.  Her intention is to listen empathetically and create a supportive foundation for clients to grow, and feel empowered to make positive changes in their lives.


MarQuisha Dunston, LCSW

Practice Location: Haverford Office

Marquisha, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, earned her Bachelors in Psychology and her Master’s of Social Work Degree from Widener University. With over ten years of professional experience in the mental and behavioral health field, Marquisha has practiced clinical therapy with individuals, groups, and families. She has worked with a diverse population ranging in different ages in various settings such as school- based, in-home, in-patient, and community based services. Being a former collegiate student- athlete, Marquisha understands the importance of how physical and mental health go hand in hand. As a result, she has focused her work around the two. In turn, that experience allowed her to understand that life is all about balance. Fittingly, she offers a blend of therapeutic modalities and physical health interventions to help clients overcome adversity and stressors.

Marquisha ha served on the board fo the National Association of Black Social Workers on a school and local level and is actively involved in community service programs. Through advocacy, research and education, she works to combat the stigmas of mental health and continue as a change agent in the field.

As a clinical therapist, she specializes in cognitive behavioral, trauma-informed, and solution focused therapy. In addition, she provides a safe and supportive space to heal and empowers clients by using an eclectic range of strength-based and crisis management interventions. She helps clients recognize their strengths, implement problem solving skills, and maximize their resiliency. 

Dara Dvinoff, LCSW
Practice Location: Haverford Office

Dara Dvinoff is a licensed clinical social worker.  She earned her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 2004, where she received specialized training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy.  She has practiced psychotherapy in a variety of settings including a college counseling center, private practice, and addictions research and treatment center.

Dara utilizes an integrative approach in her work with clients, drawing from psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused theories, as well as motivational interviewing, depending on the specific needs of her clients.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work.

Making the first call to a therapist can feel quite daunting and scary, and Dara has a great deal of respect for anyone who takes this courageous step.  It requires a certain amount of bravery to be honest enough with oneself to admit that the status quo isn't working, and to reach out for support.  Change can be difficult, and Dara is committed to supporting her clients wherever they may be in this process.

Dara views therapy as a collaborative journey of self-discovery and growth, which may involve challenging oneself to try new things, experimenting with new behaviors or ways of thinking, and taking a deeper look at one's past experiences and how they may influence the way they exist in the world today.  Dara's goal as a therapist is to create a comfortable space where clients feel safe, supported, and cared for, so they may begin to make positive changes in their lives.                                                               

Areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Prenatal and Postpartum Anxiety & Depression 
  • Life transitions/adjustments
  • Relationship concerns
  • College Transition
  • Self-esteem
  • Struggles with sexual identity/orientation
  • Substance abuse & dependence 

Mary Fair, LCSW

Practice Locations: Center City office

Mary Fair is a licensed clinical social worker and certified yoga instructor. She uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to work collaboratively with clients and to promote self-discovery, growth, and positive change.

She is a compassionate, client-centered psychotherapist whose clinical work is founded in mindfulness, trauma and attachment theories. Mary’s goal is to co-create a supportive, nonjudgmental space where individuals are free to explore emotional challenges holding them back from thriving and to increase awareness of the mind-body connection as a source of strength and healing. Through this work, clients will gain insight into how issues in the present relate to experiences of the past and how that understanding can be applied to create new, more empowered ways of thinking and being. 

Mary earned her undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology at the College of New Jersey and her graduate degree in Clinical Social Work at Rutgers University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work and has extensive training in the Sanctuary Model of trauma-informed care and trauma recovery. She has practiced psychotherapy in a variety of settings including in-home and community based services for children and their families, drug and alcohol outpatient and partial care hospitalization, and a women’s domestic violence shelter. Mary facilitates therapy sessions with individuals, families, and groups and offers Trauma Sensitive Yoga and trauma-informed yoga classes. Mary is now accepting new clients, so please call today if you think she’d be a good fit! 

Areas of expertise include:

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Mindfulness-based self compassion
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Trauma Sensitive Yoga
  • Anxiety Issues
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Stress Management and Reduction
  • Abuse
  • Substance Abuse/Dependence
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Women’s Issues
  • Substance Use
  • Parenting

Demeko Freeman, MMT, LPC, MT-BC

Practice Location: Haverford

Demeko is a receptive, good-humored, evidenced-based Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Music Therapist with over 10 years of experience with people from diverse walks of life. He earned his Master's in Music Therapy from Temple University. He enjoys awakening awareness and insight, encouraging action, fostering healing, cultivating joy, and supporting people in changing their lives. He believes helping is an honor, that therapy is a collaborative adventure, and that we are all choice makers.He strives to create a safe space for clients to express themselves honestly, understand their true feelings, and collaborate to figure out how to use that information in their journey toward peace. Demeko works with adults, couples, and adolescents. 

Areas of expertise include:

  • Group Therapy
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Conflict resolution
  • Social justice
  • PTSD & Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Career and Life transitions

Esther Gilbert, LCSW

Practice Location: Haverford

Esther is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She approaches each person with compassion and care. Becoming a more comfortable and self-assured person, is regularly an outcome of her work. She focuses on the goals and desires of her the person sitting with her. The point is a process of discovery resulting in developing balance, ease and resilience. She enjoys sharing creative arts in the healing process, especially writing, handwork and imagery.

She was  awarded her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and is trained in EMDR, an approach for working with people who have experienced trauma. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.

As a well informed therapist using the best clinical practices, she is affiliated with the Pennsylvania Clinical Social Work Society and the National Association of Social Work. She has had additional training in Spiritual Direction under the auspices of Loyola House Retreat and Training Centre, Guelph, ON.

She brings years of experience in Counseling. Her work has been in people’s homes, in her office and in other community settings with individual, families and groups. She also has extensive experience counseling caregivers.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Trauma
  • Adjustments to Life Transitions
  • Mindful living
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and Mood disturbances
  • Stress Management
  • Identity concerns
  • Supervision for the LCSW
Kimberly Gora-Buck, LCSW
Practice Location: Haverford
 Kimberly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) since 2006.  Kimberly earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Rutgers University-Camden and a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Temple University. She has over 10 years of experience providing therapeutic services in the residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings with adults, adolescents and families.   Kimberly specializes in using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Strength based perspectives. Kimberly creates a safe, non-judgmental, space and believes building the therapeutic relationship is essential to the participant’s goals being met.
Abby Hawkins, MSW, LCSW
Practice Location: Center City and Bryn Mawr

Abby finds joy, satisfaction, and hope in her therapeutic work with clients. With more than six years’ experience serving children, teens, and adults in a variety of inpatient and outpatient community mental health settings across the Philadelphia area, she combines clinical skills grounded in effective, evidence-based practices with a warm, genuine, and affirming therapeutic presence. Abby earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oberlin College. Abby is currently in training for certification in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, an approach that puts the neuroscience of attachment theory into practice in the therapeutic relationship to work through past interpersonal traumas in a safe, empowering way. She is also trained and experienced in providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy to individuals and groups. Abby is excited to meet you and to be a part of your journey, finding incredible strength within yourself during times of vulnerability and building more authentic and meaningful relationships with yourself and others!

Abby has experience supporting individuals coping with:

  • Mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorders
  • Anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, agoraphobia, and social anxiety
  • Sudden relocation, housing instability, and related adjustment stressors
  • Loved one with substance dependence or significant mental health challenges
  • Codependent relationships
  • Caregiver burnout
  • Chronic physical illness
  • Navigating early to long-term recovery from substance dependence
  • Traumatic grief and loss
  • Academic and social adjustment stressors in high school, college, and graduate school
  • Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms and related challenges
  • Sexuality and gender questioning and exploration

Roselyn Japes-Shuebrook, MA, LPC

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr

Roselyn is a licensed professional counselor who has worked in community mental health treating adults, adolescents and children for the past 5 years. She earned her master’s degree from La Salle University in 2012 in Professional Counseling Psychology. She is certified by the Beck Institute to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has been trained to treat PTSD using Prolonged Exposure Therapy by the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

Roselyn believes in meeting the individual where they are and implementing empathy and unconditional positive regard to empower and motivate the client in the therapeutic process. She is also a big proponent of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients reach an understanding through evidence based practice, how their thoughts effect their feelings and impact behavior and working collaboratively with clients to find alternative and more positive ways to look at situations, alleviate symptoms and live fuller lives.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Grief/Loss
  • Family issues
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Couples/Marital issues
  • Stress management
  • Behavioral issues

Megan Klobedanz, MS, NCC

Practice Location: Haverford

Megan works with adolescents, adults, and couples in her role as a therapist under clinical supervision. Megan utilizes a strengths-based approach to therapy with a focus on empowering clients. One way Megan empowers her clients is by working together to set goals for therapy and tailoring her therapeutic approach to suit each client’s unique goals and challenges.  If you are looking for a safe, nonjudgmental space to feel heard, accepted, and understood, then Megan could be the right therapist for you.

Megan has experience using a variety of therapeutic approaches to help her clients reach their goals, including person-centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, attachment-based therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches. Megan also has training and experience in crisis intervention and treating complex trauma and PTSD.

Areas of clinical interest/expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Life transitions (career, school, or other)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship challenges
  • Self-esteem and identity
  • Stress reduction and management
  • Trauma and PTSD (including victims/survivors of domestic abuse)

Johanna Levitt, MSS, LCSW

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices

Johanna Levitt MSS, LCSW received her Masters in Social Service from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research in 2001. She has experience in working across the lifespan from adolescents to older adults helping individuals with many issues including anxiety, depression, transitions in life circumstances, loss and bereavement and self-care.

She thanks you for exploring the use of psychotherapy to help with issues that may block you from enjoying your life experience whether short term or longer in duration. Together we can focus on sources of stress and methods to reduce the effects on your health and well-being.

Johanna supports a whole view of your situation including emotional and physical circumstances that may be causing you discomfort in your daily life.

Caroline Lenel, LMFT

Practice Location: Paoli and Bryn Mawr

Caroline Lenel is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist. She received her Masters Degree from Hahnemann University in 1995.

Having practiced therapy for over twenty years, Caroline has seen many couples, families and individuals move from disconnection to more intimate and honest relationships. Because we do not live in a vacuum, Caroline views both individuals and couples through a systemic lens.

Caroline looks at the therapy process as one of collaboration and helps you find your strengths as well as uncover beliefs that may be getting in your way.

Trained in many different models, she is eclectic in her approach and her clinical experience includes helping with anxiety, depression, life transitions, parenting, aging, relationship issues and just being stuck in general.

Her intuitiveness and warmth create a safe environment that supports the process of exploration and change.

Daniella Libertino, LCSW

Practice Location: Center City Office 

Daniella is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience in providing individual, couples, and family therapy across the lifespan. She earned her Master's in Clinical Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed training in EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, relational-cultural interventions, as well as other trauma-informed practices.

Daniella believes in authentic, client-centered, holistic approach to therapy, and the healing power of relationships. Through collaborative, strength-based work, Daniella supports clients as they cultivate resiliency, a sense of fulfillment, meaning, safety, and joy in their lives.

Areas of Expertise Include:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Relationship and communication issues
  • Stress management and life transitions
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder/ complex trauma
  • Grief and loss
  • Self-Esteem
  • Co-occurring disorders


Marvin K. Lovell, Ed.M, M.A.

Practice Location: Center City Office 

Marvin is a licensed professional counselor who has worked in the mental health field in various settings including private practice, outpatient therapy and school based interventions. He earned two Masters Degrees, one in Educational Psychology in 2001 from Temple University and another in Clinical Psychology in 2008 from LaSalle University. Marvin believes that no one should have to go through difficult and challenging times alone and this is why he is committed to his clients and their journey through the counseling process.

Marvin is also as an adjunct professor at the Community College of Philadelphia where he teaches Intro to Psychology. As a professor he helps to develop the next generation of counselors and therapists who will take the lead in helping clients manage their mental health challenges.

Marvin’s approach to counseling is helping clients feel empowered so they can live their best lives. He believes that the individual is their best advocate and once they are given the tools to speak up for themselves they will be able to manage the many ups and downs that they may face in their lives.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Trauma Therapy

Lauren Mancini, LPC, NCC

Practice Location: Paoli

Lauren is a Licensed Professional Therapist (LPC) in Pennsylvania and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with experience working with diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults. Lauren earned her Bachelors in Psychology at University of Delaware and her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Loyola University of Maryland. 

Lauren takes an individualized approach to therapy based on the needs of the client and utilizes various evidenced based treatment methods to work collaboratively with the client towards their goals. Lauren uses techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy and has interests in working with adolescents, adults and couples related to anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, stress and anger management difficulties, and LGBTQ+ populations. She is currently pursuing certification in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and has a special interest working with trauma and PTSD. Lauren also has experience working with adolescents providing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and implements aspects of the skills and techniques of DBT into her therapy. Laurens goal is to empower clients towards their own growth by providing a safe, nonjudgmental space to process their thoughts, feelings and behaviors and work towards the positive change they want to see.


Katie Mens, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, CCLYI

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices

Katie is a PA-Licensed Professional Counselor and board certified dance/movement therapist (BC-DMT).  She is also a certified ChildLight Yoga instructor which she has implemented into her therapeutic practice. Katie has worked in the field of social advocacy and counseling in a community and clinical setting. Her experience at counseling centers and treatment facilities has allowed her to build knowledge of physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of several different age groups and diverse populations.
Katie has extensive experience with traumatized children and adolescent populations. Her work has been grounded in utilizing a variety of creative arts interventions.

Katie is a graduate from Columbia College Chicago with an MA in dance/movement therapy and counseling and prior to joining our team, had been working in Atlantic County, NJ with child victims of domestic violence for the past 6 years in a program called Peace: A Learned Solution (PALS). ChildLight Yoga has provided Katie with a heightened ability to engage children through the use of yoga poses and provide an opportunity for children to explore movement in a fun and supportive environment.

As a member of the American Dance Movement Therapy Association, Katie provides professional clinical supervision to individuals working towards the BC-DMT credential.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Children, adolescents, adults and families
  • Trauma
  •  Behavior management
  •  Attachment
  •  Stress reduction
  •  Increase coping skills
  •   Self-awareness
  •  Positive self-image


Mary Alysse Metzger, LPC,

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices

Mary Alysse is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from St. Joseph’s University and her Master’s in Counseling from Rosemont College. Mary Alysse has a background in working with children, adolescents and adults in individual and group therapy in a variety of different settings. She believes that focusing on each individual’s unique experiences, needs, strengths and challenges with an open and warm regard is the best foundation for making progress in therapy. She uses a multi-systemic approach and collaboration to assist clients in reaching their full potential. Mary Alysse is interested in incorporating mindfulness meditation techniques and yoga to promote overall wellness.

 Areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Women’s Issues
  • College Transition
  • Caregiver Burnout

Autumn Miller, NCC, LPC

Practice Location: Paoli

Autumn Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned a Clinical and Community Counseling from Eastern University. As a licensed professional counselor, Autumn has a passion to empower and support individuals to have healthy relationships and lead balanced lives. This therapeutic approach is client-centered offering integration of several modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical  behavioral Therapy skills for adults and couples. Autumn offers a supportive environment centering around empathy and understanding, fostering personal growth for the individual or couple. In addition to counseling, Autumn teaches locally at a graduate college.
Areas of Expertise:

  • Relationship issues/marital conflict
  • Infertility
  • Life adjustment and transition
  • Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (including survivors of domestic violence)
  • Grief and loss
  • Existential inquiry or purpose
  • Substance Use Disorders and coping with family members with substance use disorder
  • Stress reduction and mindfulness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Individual and Group Supervision for LPC

Stacie Nawn, LPC

Practice locations: Haverford

Stacie Nawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned a Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Wilmington University.  Stacie also obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Counseling from Wilmington University.  Stacie has a passion to help individual to be inspired to change and improve their quality of life.

The therapeutic approaches offered include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness for adults and couples.  Stacie offers a focus on helping individuals explore self awareness, enhancing communication skills, developing healthy coping skills to develop a balance to life stressors.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Families Coping with a loved one struggling with Substance Use Disorder
  • Stress Reduction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual and Group Supervision for LPC


Kimberly Nelson, MSW, LCSW, CT

Practice locations: Haverford & Bryn Mawr Offices 

Kimberly is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned her Master’s Degree of Social Work from Widener University. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals, families, and groups. Most recently, she has served as Director of Onsite Programs at a children's bereavement center. Kimberly has extensive expertise in supporting families and working collaboratively with parents and their children, specifically adoptive families. She believes that everyone experiences challenges in their lives, and receiving support through an empathic, non-biased and non-judgemental therapeutic relationship can greatly help. Understanding that progress occurs during each session as well as in-between sessions, Kimberly enjoys working with those who are prepared to make positive changes in their lives.

Kimberly provides person-centered, strengths-based therapy by creating a safe and comfortable environment. She has experience utilizing an attachment focused psycho-dynamic approach as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy, psycho-education, peer support, and mindfulness. Kimberly attempts to empower clients to develop increased self-awareness to support healthy functioning while working through many of life's challenges including: grief and loss, bereavement, stress, life transitions, parenting, anxiety, and depression.

Kimberly is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC), and the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) and is certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement (CT).

Areas of expertise include:

  • Adoption
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress management and coping skills
  • Life transitions
  • Bereavement/Anticipatory Loss
  • Caregiver burnout
  • Infertility
  • Transracial and Transcultural parenting
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Patricia Obilo-Azandegbe, LPC

Practice locations: Paoli

Patricia graduated with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University and then went on to complete a certification program at Thomas Jefferson University for Advanced Trauma Counseling. Patricia is a Licensed Counselor and is certified by the Beck Institute in CBT and nationally certified in TF-CBT. Patricia is also on the executive board of the Greater Philadelphia Area Counseling Association (GPACA).

Patricia has worked as a counselor providing general outpatient therapy as well as trauma counseling since 2013. She has served diverse populations including underprivileged, immigrant, and refugee children and families, providing support in processing traumatic their experiences. Patricia has experience working with survivors of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse, neglect, parent substance use, domestic violence, traumatic loss, and victims of crimes. Patricia has also served the general population working with individuals with a variety of mental health concerns and behavioral challenges.

Patricia is passionate about helping people and uses an eclectic approach to meet the client where he/she is. Patricia believes in a client-centered approach, working collectively with the client to best support his/her journey to healing and recovery.

Patricia is, fluent in Igbo and Spanish.

Julianna Pierre, LPC

Practice locations: Haverford and Paoli

Julianna is a counselor who has a passion for helping individuals live balanced, fulfilled, and healthy lifestyles. Julianna’s training and experience offers those dealing with unhelpful thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to acquire various skills to cope with associated challenges and stressors.

Julianna earned her Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling Psychology from Rosemont College. In her career she has provided psychotherapy to individuals and couples, and families with various life circumstances and stressors related to substance use disorders, addiction, trauma, and life transitions. Julianna integrates a client- centered approach to therapy with techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills focused practice. Julianna believes in creating a therapeutic alliance with her clients to help clients live authentically and implement positive growth and change.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Use/Abuse
  • Codependency/Partners or Parents of Substance Users
  • PTSD
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • Stress Management and coping skills
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Trauma
  • Relationship and Communication Issues

Maggie Potter

Practice Locations: Haverford Office 

Maggie Potter is an advanced graduate student at Immaculata University working on her masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked for the past ten years with adolescents and adults as both a social worker and teacher and is interested in continuing that work as a counselor. Maggie is an empathetic and compassionate listener who puts the client at the center of the therapy relationship. She comes from a strengths based background and is focused on discovering what will work best for each individual client to understand their unique perspective. She works to help clients navigate life challenges and meet their individual goals through the integration of complementary therapy methods, including a person centered and solution focused approach, along with cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness training and motivational interviewing techniques. Maggie is excited to work with Sarah Domis as an intern at Main Line Counseling and Wellness for the 2019-2020 school year.


Lisa Resnick, MA, LPC
Practice Location: Haverford & Center City Offices

Lisa is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (NY), a Licensed Professional Counselor (PA) and Certified Health and Wellness Coach, with over 10 years of experience helping people achieve emotional healing and wellness in life. Lisa works with individuals in the Haverford and Center City offices. 

She received her Master's Degrees in Counseling Psychology from Teacher's College, Columbia University, with an emphasis on multiculturalism and client-centered counseling and has worked in community mental health clinics, substance abuse treatment centers, psychiatric programs, and vocational programs that have prepared her to work collaboratively with her current clients.

Lisa is a caring, supportive and genuine therapist who works to understand people as individuals and will help clients explore their emotional health from a holistic perspective, including mind, body and soul. She works from an eclectic and client tailored perspective acknowledging that thoughts affect our feelings and behaviors, and that supportive relationships can empower individual change. Lisa’s focus is on helping you increase self-acceptance and compassion, using emotional expression, self-awareness and accountability. Lisa provides a safe, non-judgmental, and open space to discuss dreams, feelings and goals and to begin accomplishing growth in areas you identify. She emphasizes the therapeutic values of empathy, authenticity, and validation, and believes in the ability of humans to heal themselves and become fully actualized through personal insight and connection with their authentic selves. Lisa knows that change can be a difficult process, but encourages clients to take that next step with her professional support and guidance— as it is more than worth it!  Lisa is accepting new clients. She would love to hear from you and schedule a time to talk. “Never lose hope, my heart, miracles dwell in the invisible” Rumi

Areas of expertise include:

  • Self Esteem and Identity Concerns
  • Relationship Issues and Communication
  • Adjustments and Transitions in Life
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Health, Wellness, and Life Coaching
  • Career Counseling
  • Stress Management
  • Grief and Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • LGBTQIIA Issues
  • Mindfulness and Self-Compassion

Lizzy Seitel, LCSW
Practice Location: Center City Office

Lizzy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her Master's in Clinical Social work at the University of Pennsylvania. Lizzy uses a relational approach and a grounding in psychodynamic theories in treating clients. She is trained in EMDR and CBT therapies and experienced in trauma interventions, attachment based therapy and insight oriented therapies. Lizzy sees her practice through a social justice lens, and believes understanding systemic reasons for mental health issues is integral to therapy. She specializes in working with LGBTQ teens and adults with a history of childhood or current/recent trauma, who have experienced sexual assault, depression, anxiety, loss and grief, and family conflict. Her goal is to help clients find the strength and belief in themselves that will lead them to a more grounded and connected existence.


Jessica St. Jacobs, LPC
Practice Location: Center City Offices

Jessica has served children, adolescents, and their families in school and community mental health settings in the Philadelphia area for over 6 years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in Professional Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of North Texas.

Jessica believes in the power of play and compassionate communication to strengthen and heal relationships among family members. She is trained in several evidence-based treatment models including Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Pivotal Response Treatment, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and The Incredible Years. She combines these evidence-based interventions with curiosity, compassion, and playfulness to support her clients’ growth and healing work.

Areas of clinical experience/interest include:

  • Children, adolescents, families
  • Parenting
  • Trauma and Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Attachment
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Social/academic stress
  • Sexual identity
  • Mindfulness

Katharine Wenocur, DSW, LCSW, RPT-S, CAAPT

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices

 Dr. Katharine Wenocur is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Registered Play Therapist, and a member of the Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) and the Association for Play Therapy (APT). Katharine has experience working with survivors of abuse and trauma, and currently provides therapy to homeless children and families in Philadelphia. Katharine is available to work with children, families and adults at the Haverford office.

Katharine earned both her doctoral and master’s degrees in social work from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also has been a lecturer. She receives ongoing continuing education at the Family and Play Therapy Center in Mt. Airy and is a certified practitioner of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Along with her canine co-therapist Winston, Katharine is certified through the International Institute for Animal Assisted Play Therapy™.  

Katharine believes in the healing power of play, and seeks to empower her clients through alternative therapeutic modalities. She has experience working with individuals across the life span, and is particularly passionate about helping children find healthy alternatives to high-risk coping mechanisms.

Winston and Tally, Approved Animal Assisted Play Therapy Dogs

Practice Location: Bryn Mawr & Haverford Offices  


Winston, a pug mix, and Tally, a beagle mix, both have training and experience as play therapy dogs.  As Katharine’s co-therapists, Winston and Tally have worked with clients to help them overcome PTSD, behavioral difficulties and anxiety. When they are not involved in therapy work, Winston and Tally enjoy playing with their friends at the dog park and napping.

Katharine, Winston and Tally's Specializations and Interests:

  •  Canine-assisted interventions
  •  Play therapy/ Sandtray
  •  Childhood trauma and PTSD
  •  Children and Families
  • Trans* and Gender Expansive Children
  •  Sexual/physical abuse
  •  Domestic violence
  •  Anxiety and Depression
  •  Multigenerational families

Erin Ziegelmeyer, MA, LPC

Practice Location: Paoli Office

Erin’s passion for helping others cope with and understand emotions began at a young age and continued to flourish throughout college. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Erin majored in psychology and minored in communications, with a strong emphasis on research with eating disorders, body image, thin ideal, and the perception social media and social comparisons have on self-esteem. After completing her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at West Chester University, Erin has spent her career treating clients in a wide variety of facilities, including residential, PHP, IOP, and outpatient settings for both adolescents and adults. Erin has a range of clinical interests and specialties, including treating individuals with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, PTSD, interpersonal trauma, and familial issues. With clinical experience at multiple facilities and levels of care throughout the region, Erin has developed an individualized, client-centered approach to therapy, utilizing attachment based, trauma informed, experiential, and cognitive behavioral techniques in individual, group, and family-based settings. Erin is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania and has completed the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy certificate course through the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has completed additional trainings in both relational trauma repair (RTR) and attachment-based family therapy (ABFT, level 2).

Max, Canine Therapy Assistant

Practice Location: Paoli Office

Max, a border collie/poodle mix, has extensive behavioral training and experience providing canine-assisted interventions to adolescents and families. As Erin’s co-therapist, Max has worked with individuals, families, and small groups to help them cope with and overcome PTSD, behavioral struggles, social integration problems, treatment engagement difficulties, and anxiety. When he is not involved in therapy work, Max enjoys playing with his friends, playing fetch and tug-of-war, eating homemade treats, and learning new tricks. Max has attended several community events with Erin, including the 2018 Suicide Prevention conference in Harrisburg, PA and providing psychoeducation around substance use to local college students during freshman orientation. Max has been training for and will sit for his therapy dog international (TDI) certification in 2020 so he can bring his talent and love to community members outside of the therapy rooms.

Erin and Max’s Specializations and Interests:

  • Canine-assisted interventions
  • Childhood trauma and PTSD
  • Adolescents and Families
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Interpersonal trauma 
  • Social anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Survivors of abuse