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    About Us

    Laura, MA, NCC, CCTS

    Laura specializes in treating adults with depression, anxiety, trauma, codependency, grief/loss and is an ally to the LGBTQ+ community. Her passion is helping women at all stages of life and working with couples to rebuild connection and intimacy. She is a National Certified Counselor, a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, and has completed Gottman Level I training. Laura utilizes a holistic approach to counseling by attending to the interaction between mind, body, and spirit. Laura practices an integrative approach to treatment which includes mindfulness, psychoeducation, CBT, and ACT, as well as trauma-focused interventions.

    • Virtual or In-Person Sessions at the Royersford location.
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, Highmark

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    Danah, LSW

    Danah is a bilingual, in Arabic and English, licensed professional who has experience providing therapeutic care to adolescents and adults with diverse backgrounds and ranges of concerns, such as anxiety, grief, trauma, personality disorders, co-occurring disorders, mood disorders, life transitions, and substance use. Danah utilizes collaborative, humanistic, strength-based, mindfulness-based, and solution-focused approaches to therapy. Danah utilizes a person-centered approach, bringing empathy and compassion to each individual that she works with, ultimately offering a non-judgmental safe space where you can be understood.

    • Virtual for all of AZ and PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Optum

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    Erin, LSW

    Erin is a Licensed Social Worker, Certified Dementia Practitioner, and a trained End of Life Death Doula. She specializes in helping people with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, drug and alcohol addiction, as well as individuals on the autism spectrum. Erin has experience in assisting people struggling with grief and loss, death and dying, military deployment struggles, and general needs or concerns. Erin is a spouse to an active military member and has first-hand experience with deployments and the struggles that they entail.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Optum

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    Brooke, LPC

    Brooke is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CAADC). Brooke is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and prefers to create a therapeutic relationship focused on client strengths and interests. Brooke specializes in supporting those who struggle to make change, adjust to change and remain consistent with change. Parents and couples who believe they have fallen into unhealthy patterns and are wanting to revive their connection, improve communication skills or address challenges in their relationship and family are a good match for Brooke.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Nicole, MA, LMFT Candidate

    Nicole specializes in working with children, families, and couples. Nicole has experience working with children and families with depression, anxiety, trauma, and ADHD. She believes that children express themselves through play and works to engage her clients through game-play and art therapy techniques. Nicole works through a systemic and relational approach to help promote positive communication, regulation, and connection. She utilizes a calm, empathetic, strengths-based approach, giving everyone a safe space to feel heard and validated in treatment. Nicole is a wife and mother to a young toddler. Nicole offers sessions at the Royersford location and virtually.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, Highmark

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    Michelle, LPC, GCP, CSAM

    Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Michelle is trained in Perinatal Mental Health and a mother herself. Michelle has experience supporting individuals who may struggling during major transitional periods, as well as anger management, stress, anxiety, depression, educational issues, mood disorders, and emotional support. While working with children and adults, she utilizes a client centered approach, while also incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, CHIP, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Sam, LSW

    Sam is a licensed social worker. Her background involves working with transition-aged youth and adults, and her passion is working with emerging adults. She has worked with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, stressful life transitions, criminal legal system involvement, aging out of the foster care system, low self-esteem, community violence, and bullying.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Maleakah, LPC

    Maleakah specializes in CBT, Maternal and Perinatal Mental Health, Infant Loss, Trauma, Grief & Loss, and IVF.  She offers a holistic approach to counseling by addressing mental, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual needs. She promotes growth by offering a safe, accepting environment so that you feel validated, heard, respected, and empowered for new beginnings.

    • Virtual for all of PA
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Colleen, MA

    Colleen is passionate about working with women through all walks of life; from young adulthood, motherhood, and empty-nesting. She specializes in women who identify as neurodivergent (ADHDers, Autistic, & Learning Disabled) and those who have experienced trauma. Colleen identifies as neurodivergent and thrives on providing a judgement free space for all. Colleen’s approach to therapy is a holistic, mind-body-spiritual experience for clients, and she believes mental health should be looked at from a non-pathologizing framework. Colleen is trained in Brainspotting, Generational Trauma, EMDR, Inner Child Healing, Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1.

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    Gabriela, LSW

    Gabriela (Gaby) is a bilingual (Spanish) licensed social worker, certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT). She has many years of experience working with children with developmental disabilities and their families using positive behavior support interventions. She has provided bereavement counseling to individuals going through grief and loss. Gaby has a warm, empathetic, and gentle approach to engaging individuals in treatment.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, CHIP, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum

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    Katie, LSW, CBIS

    Katie is a Licensed Social Worker and Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Katie has professional experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation centers, cancer care, outpatient and group therapy. She has experience working with adults struggling with life changes due to chronic illness and disability, anxiety, mood disorders and those struggling with executive functioning impairments. Katie’s goal is to create a person-centered, strengths-based therapeutic environment where you feel empowered and capable of creating change. 

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Miranda, LSW

    Miranda offers holistic, strength-based, and person-centered therapy with a culturally responsive, healing focused lens. She recognizes the systemic barriers to care and believes deeply in the need for high quality, equitable mental health care for everyone, particularly for women. Miranda works collaboratively to help identify social supports and to arm you with a set of skills that will aid in your overall health and well-being.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, CHIP, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Sandra, MA, LBS

    Sandra has worked with individuals experiencing anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, behavioral issues, life transitions, work and life stressors, and academic pressures. She provides a safe, non-judgmental space for her clients to be themselves and share their concerns. She utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy and incorporates CBT, behavioral activation, mindfulness, and education. She has also worked with individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and parents of children diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing support and parent training.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, Highmark

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    Judy, MS, CAADC

    Judy is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Judy is trained in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Attachment-Based Therapy. She specializes in working with individuals who suffer from eating disorders, body dysmorphia, disordered eating, and those wanting to break free from diet culture. Her experience extends to those struggling with addictions, depression, anxiety, self-harming, relationship issues and family conflict. She works with individuals of all ages and their families.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna, Highmark

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    Rachael, LPC, CAADC, EMDR Provider

    Rachael is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). Rachael incorporates sensorimotor and expressive arts approaches into her therapeutic style. Rachael is an LGBTQ+ ally. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship/attachment concerns, life stressors, substance abuse, and struggles with esteem and identity. Rachael believes that treatment is a collaborative process and focuses on the unique strengths and needs of each individual. Rachael is available for both in-person and virtual appointments.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford and Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest, UPMC

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    Aalih, LSW

    Aalih is a Licensed Social Worker. Advocating for women's rights and wellness has been a life-long passion and she is committed to creating spaces in which women's voices can be heard from all cultures and religions. Aalih has been through the Postpartum Support International Training and working towards her Certification in Perinatal Mental Health. Aalih provides and holds a non-judgmental therapeutic environment for all women. Aalih is 100% virtual.

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    Jordan, LPC, EMDR Provider | ASCEND Supervisor

    Jordan specializes in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and utilizes this therapy to facilitate client’s healing from trauma, attachment wounds, anxieties, depression, and many other symptoms. She specializes  in working with individuals 15 years and older with a variety of problems, including, but not limited to: trauma, co-occurring disorders, depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, relationship problems, substance abuse and addiction, low self-esteem, and eating disorders.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Brenna, LPC, CAADC, CPT, CGP, and EMDR Provider | Lead Therapist

    Brenna is a Licensed Professional Counselor with her Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She is trained and certified in EMDR, Perinatal EMDR, CPT, Trauma Therapy, DBT, Greif and Loss, and is in an Advanced Drug and Alcohol Specialist.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest, UPMC

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    Brianne, LCSW

    Brianne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, wife, and mother. She attended Widener University for her Masters in Social Work with a focus in clinical practice. Brianne's passion is working with mothers, college stressors, couples, and families. Brianne is 100% virtual.

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    Emily, LSW | Clinical Supervisor

    Emily is a Licensed Social Worker. Emily has professional experience working in a variety of settings including inpatient centers, local hospitals, community-based services, and outpatient therapy. She has experience working with adults struggling with addictions, anxiety and mood disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, ADHD, suicidality and self-harm. Emily has also worked with justice-involved adolescents and adolescents/adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health concerns. Emily is passionate about working with individuals who face difficult life events, as well as those who struggle with relationships, traumatic experiences, and/or difficult emotions (grief, sadness, anger, low self-esteem, anxiety, SPMI).

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford Office
    • Insurances Accepted: BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, CHIP, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Gabrielle, LCSW, CAADC | Onboarding Specialist

    Gabrielle (Gabby) is a licensed clinical social worker, certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor, and clinical specialist. Gabby's professional experience includes working with individuals with co-occurring disorders, juvenile delinquents, youths in specialized foster care, and women and families in inpatient drug and alcohol treatment. Gabby has worked with clients of all ages, and specializes in working with individuals, couples, and families to identify maladaptive behavior patterns, set boundaries, and engage in meaningful interactions. Gabby believes every individual has their own unique strengths, and even in the worst possible scenarios, there is always hope.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Royersford and Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, CHIP, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Breanne, LPC | ASCEND Director

    Breanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor with her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University. Breanne specializes with children and young adults however also enjoys working with women struggling with life changes, anxiety, and depression. Breanne has a passion working with the LGBTQA+ community, specifically with adolescents and young adults.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Elizabeth, LSW | Clinical Administrator

    Elizabeth is a Licensed Social Worker and mother of two. Elizabeth has worked in a variety of settings including schools, providing in-home services, and providing outpatient therapy. She has extensive experience working with both adults and adolescents experiencing anxiety and mood disorders, as well as with those who are survivors of trauma. Elizabeth also has experience working with families of individuals who have co-occurring mental health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as they navigate caring for their loved one. Elizabeth, a former military spouse, has experience providing therapy to military/veteran spouses and families who are experiencing challenges due to the added stressors of military life.

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    Carolyn, LSW, CCTP | Clinical Supervisor

    Carolyn is a Licensed Social Worker and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is a single mother to a busy toddler! Professionally, she has experience working with mamas, trauma survivors, domestic violence survivors, sexual assault survivors, individuals in recovery from addiction/alcoholism, and individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar and ADHD.

    • Virtual for all of PA
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest

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    Tarynn, LPC, NCC, CCTP, CDBT | Clinical Director

    Tarynn has intensive training in CBT and DBT, Contingency Management, MI, Prolonged Exposure, and treatment of Substance Use as well as Mental Health issues inclusive of process addictions. She is a LGBTQ+ ally. She has extensive experience treating adjustment difficulties, anger, anxiety, bullying, complex trauma, compulsions, depression, disassociation, domestic or intimate partner violence, guilt, hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention, indecision, infidelity, insecurity, interpersonal conflict, intrusive thoughts, mania, negative self-view, obsessions, non-suicidal self-injurious as well as suicidal behavior, neglect, shame, situational stressors, sexual/physical abuse, panic, perfectionism, psychotic symptoms, traumatic grief/loss, and worry.

    • Virtual for all of PA and In Person at the Sinking Spring Office
    • Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS, Health Advocate, Highmark, Optum, Quest, UPMC

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    Heather | Administrative Assistant

    Heather is one of our amazing and hardworking admin assistants. She is a busy mama of 2 boys and long time local to Berks and Montgomery County. Heather is also an angel mama and passionate about breaking the silence regarding infant loss. When she is not working she is probably sitting by the pool or watching one of her boys play sports.

    Shyla | Administrative Assistant

    Shyla is one of our talented and empowering administrative assistants. She is passionate, empowering and empathetic to all women’s issues.

    Christine | Administrative Assistant

    Christine is the caring voice you hear when you call. She is our lovely Administrative Assistant. Christine is a Native to Berks County, and a proud Reading Senior High School Graduate & Reading Area Community College Alumni.  She has almost 20 years in the nonprofit sector with a local well known youth organization as Senior Management. She is a Blessed Mother, Grandmother and Wife. Christine is passionate about family, serving others, self-care and just overall wellness (mind, body and soul/spirit). She is an amazing addition to supporting and empowering women.

    Amanda, LCSW, CCTP, PMH-C | CEO/Founder

    Amanda, owner of Everlasting Wellness LLC, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C) Therapist. She is Nationally Certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). Amanda is the first and only PMH-C in Berks County. She is also the PSI Support Coordinator for Berks and Schuylkill Counties linking women and their families to resources in the community.

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