Elbert Saddler, Ph.D

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Dr. Elbert Saddler is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of professional experience in counseling and therapy. 

He graduated with honors from Temple University, where he received his doctorate in Counseling Psychology.

Dr. Saddler works individually with adolescents and adults, and also offers couples and family therapy.  He helps couples address relationship concerns, providing clients the opportunity to establish clarity and focus. 

His practices focus on improving personal challenges, refining strengths, and building interpersonal relationships. In addition to traditional counseling,

Dr. Saddler specializes in diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyper focus Disorder (ADHD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), and anger management.

Takako Suzuki, Ph.D

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Dr. Suzuki is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of experience.  She received her doctorate degree from Temple University.

Dr. Suzuki specializes in treating adults including geriatric population with stress, generalized and social anxiety, phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), depression,  mood swings, grief, and relationship issues. 

She utilizes a combination of Cognitive Based Therapy (CBT) and solution-focused approaches to build personal strengths, coping mechanisms, and problem solving skills that can be translated into everyday life circumstances.

Emotional processing is critical to resolve underlying issues.

As a bilingual psychologist (Japanese and English), Dr. Suzuki treats issues that arise from various cultural concerns such as immigration, adjusting to new environment and societal norms, interracial and ethnic relationships, and language barriers.

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Armand DiYenno DSW,  LCSW

Clinical Director

Armand DiYenno holds a Doctorate degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and a master's degree in Social Work from Temple University in Philadelphia.

He is also a graduate of the Modern Psychoanalytic Institute; studied at New York University, and has taught at various colleges and universities. Armand excels in the assessment and treatment of complex cases.

His expertise includes helping clients with problems that develop in relationships, friendships, marriages and jobs that appear to reappear on a regular basis.

Specialties  include working with  people transitioning from one phase of life to another, including divorce transitions; LGBTQ individuals and couples; panic; grief and loss; the demands and opportunities faced by university students, and the challenges faced by those over 55.

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Lyn Rairdon, LCSW

Clinical Director

Lyn Rairdon is a licensed Clinical social worker with a Master's in Social Science from Bryn Mawr College.

She has experience working at inpatient and outpatient facilities, as well as in higher education counseling services. Lyn specializes in working with individuals ages 15 and up.

An eclectic therapeutic approach is utilized combining Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Gestalt Therapies.

This allows clients the space to explore current issues, past influences, and future implications.

Areas of specialty include, depression, anxiety, relationship/dating issues, trauma, bipolar disorder, life transitions, stress, and body image and self esteem issues.

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William C. Roth, LCSW, ACSW

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Bill brings more than 30 years clinical and administrative experience in behavioral healthcare, with degrees in Sociology/Anthropology, Philosophy, Theological Studies and Social Work.

He has served as Director of Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities and Alternative Education Programs for children and teens.

Bill’s practice serves Adolescents, Adults, Couples and Families. Treatment is tailored to address identified challenges and strengths, develop achievable goals, steps toward your best future.

His approach is Integral and broadly drawn from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Internal Family Systems, Integral Yoga,/Mindfulness, Expressive Arts, Family Systems, Jungian Analysis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavior Analysis.

He is experienced in supporting persons challenged by ADHD, Developmental Trauma of Childhood, Post Traumatic Stress, Mood Disorders, ADHD, Anger, Relationships and Parenting

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Ernie Glazer, LCSW

Ernie Glazer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years experience in the field.  He received his Masters Degree in Social work from The University of Pennsylvania, and began his specialized training in Marriage and Family Therapy at the Child Guidance Clinic. He continued his training and separately earned a post-graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy, eventually becoming  a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

During his career, he worked with a wide range of presenting problems including members of the Adoption Triangle, attachment disorders, dissociative disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, oppositional disorders, ADD/ADHD and families with members with Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

He specializes in working with families, families with adolescents, marital and couples issues with a special interest in the preservation of family. He is also knowledgeable in substance abuse and recovery issues. He primarily  uses an integration model combining psycho-dynamic with family systems in a highly directive, solution focused treatment methodology allowing him to work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. 

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Elva DeGeorge, LCSW

Elva DeGeorge is a licensed clinical social worker that works with both children and adults.  She received her Bachelor’s degree from  University of Delaware - majoring in Individual and Family Studies minoring in Psychology.  She then continued her education at Temple University, obtaining a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work.  

Post graduation, Elva worked in mental health settings and co-occurring programs within hospitals, residential programs, partial hospital programs, and outpatient therapy programs. Elva works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  

Her approach is “strengths based,” utilizing motivational interviewing techniques and a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT) and solution-focused therapies.

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Robert Hoffman, LCSW

Bob Hoffman is a licensed clinical social worker from the Bryn Mawr school of Social Work and Social Research and has almost 20 years experience providing therapy to individuals, families and couples.

He specializes working with people with mood, anxiety and thought disorders, ADHD, parenting, anger management, trauma and relationship issues.

Bob uses an eclectic approach, drawing from cognitive behavioral therapy, objection relations therapy and psychodynamic therapy.

Laura Michaels, LPC

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Laura Michaels is a licensed professional counselor who achieved her B.S. in Psychology from Penn State University and her M.A. in Counseling from Southwestern College of Santa Fe, NM. While in grad school, she also earned Certification in Grief Counseling, Death Education and Hospice while volunteering to co-facilitate grief and loss groups for children, teens, & adults. Laura has worked in residential, mobile, outpatient and intensive outpatient settings utilizing varied therapeutic approaches spanning a range of talk and experiential techniques.

Laura utilizes a person-centered foundation of empathy and reflective listening, and takes a holistic perspective to support the utilization of clients’ existing strengths as well as development of new skills to overcome present challenges. She specializes in treatment of loss & grief, mood disorders, life transitions, chronic illness, and trauma.

Laura favors varied evidence-based strategies to support clients in their growth, including Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and other talk-based and experiential interventions, adjusting to the preferences presented by each client. Providing psychoeducation as warranted, regarding symptoms, and treatment, is also a strategy that Laura utilizes to empower clients in their achievement of therapeutic goals.

Sharon Yerger, LPC

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Sharon Yerger is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling in Psychology from La Salle University and earned her Certificate in Gerontology from Gwynedd-Mercy College. She also has acquired additional training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS). 

Sharon specializes in individual and group therapeutic approaches for adults to identify coping skills using DBT, CBT, and Motivational Interventions (MI). Her clinical engagements include: Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Bi Polar, and utilizes positive coping skills of self empowerment, core mindfulness skills for emotional regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.

She is currently running DBT and Depression groups in the Harleysville location, as well as seeing individual clients.

Sylvia Russianoff, LPC

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Sylvia Russianoff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Bala Cynwyd office experienced in working with adolescents, adults and families. She sees adolescents, young adults, adults and families. 

Sylvia uses approaches based in empathy and evidence informed by Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, mindfulness, family systems, trauma informed, person centered and insight oriented therapies to support clients in their growth. Other areas of specialty include mood issues, emotion regulation, anxiety, ADHD, relationship issues, life transitions, adjustment issues, grief and loss.

Sylvia has a special interest in working with adolescents and young adults to gain insight into themselves and reach their full potential as they manage the challenges of moving toward independence. 

Denise Rageis, RN, PHHCNS-B

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Denise is an Advanced Practice Nurse with her Certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. She attended West Chester University for her Bachelor’s Degree and the University of Maryland for her Master’s degree.  She has worked in the mental health field for almost 30 years. Denise welcomes clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, poor self-esteem, and chronic pain. She will often complement strategies worked on during sessions with homework to assist the client in meeting their therapeutic goals. Denise’s practice uses a comprehensive approach focusing on the mind and body.  Specific modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness therapy, and solutions-oriented therapy.

Donna L. Lauck DNSc, APRN, BC

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Dr. Donna Lauck is an Advanced Practice Nurse with her Doctorate in Nursing Science. She has had 25 years of experience in the field of medicine. She received both her Bachelor’s degrees, as well as her Master’s in Nursing, from the University of Pennsylvania.  She has also contributed to multiple articles for the International Journal of Nursing Knowledge. Dr. Lauck specializes in treating adults suffering a range of mental and physical illnesses.  She will often compliment practices and strategies worked on during sessions with homework, in order to help clients achieve their therapeutic goals. Dr. Lauck’s practice maintains an overall “eclectic” approach.  She utilizes a variety of techniques, including both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and energy psychology.  She also applies alternative therapies such as Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy, and Clinical Hypnosis.