Licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing over 20 years. Expert therapist in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders and marital/couples problems. Practitioner-scholar with over 50 published journal articles and book chapters on psychotherapy and psychological disorders. Several certifications including “Cognitive Therapy,” standard level “Schema Therapy,” and advanced level “Schema Therapy for Couples.” As a Professor of Clinical Psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University, Washington DC, I have trained numerous psychotherapists. Establishing a collaborative working relationship and deep emotional with my clients are critical aspects of my work. Clients are active participants and decision makers in their treatment.
My areas of specialty include individual, couples and family therapy for adults with mood disorders, complex PTSD, anger management issues or personality disorders, especially those who have had negative experiences with therapy. My specialized therapy approaches include Schema Therapy, Mentalization-based Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), including individual DBT for adults, DBT group skills training for adults, and DBT group skills training for parents of adolescents in DBT. I also have a specialty in family education interventions for behavioral health issues I helped develop as co-founder of the Mental Health Association of Southeastern PA’s Training and Education Center. (www.mhasp.org/about-tec)
Joshua Hostetter is an experienced Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Presently, he is pending certification as an Advanced-Level Certified Schema Therapist with the ISST. Having worked in home-based, community-based, and private practice settings, he has had the opportunity to treat diverse people groups in diverse situations. Joshua works with adolescents and adults in individual and group settings to assist them in experiencing emotional and mental healing. He is trained in mindfulness, naturopathic approaches to therapy, and is certified in addictions and faith-based counseling.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Advanced Schema Therapist specializing in relationship issues, anxiety and depression. Coming from a 20 year teaching background, I particularly enjoy working with young adults who are struggling with these issues as well as trying to establish personal identities and coping skills for life and attainment of goals. I am very focused on the use of positive re-parenting as a means of fostering healthy growth. I am open to phone sessions and online counseling.
Anna has been working for over 30 years as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist in the UK, Europe and Africa. She was trained in Schema Therapy in the late 90’s and is an Advanced Level Certified Schema Therapist and Schema Therapy Supervisor. Anna moved to the USA in 2006 and has a private practice Wayne PA, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Anna loves using Schema Therapy with individuals and couples, describing it as a great ‘road map’ for therapy. She also uses CBT from her training in Oxford and integrates Emotion Focused Therapy, in her work with couples. She specializes in working with people with complex issues, and also people who often describe themselves as ‘stuck’. Another area of specialty is working with Narcissists or people affected by them. She is also developing and promoting Schema Therapy in Pennsylvania. Anna is an Adjunct Professor at Eastern University. She enjoys facilitating retreats and motivational speaking, speaking to parents on topics such as “The emotional cost to your child of living in a privileged culture that demands success”, and “Invest in Yourself” to millennials and people who are transitioning from one stage in life to another.