Carolyn Seplow, LCSW (Lafayette Hill only)
Carolyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. She received a Masters of Social Science from Bryn Mawr College and has worked in a variety of settings including community centers, elementary, and high schools and private practice. She is experienced in working with people from a variety of backgrounds and belief systems. Her therapeutic approach incorporates strength based, solution focused, cognitive-behavioral techniques and mindfulness practice. She has particular expertise working with children and adolescents and treating issues such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, social, and relational issues and learning differences. Carolyn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, Specialists of Schools and board member of Teens, Inc.
Alexandria Brogan, LCSW (Lafayette Hill only)
Dr. Charles Jacob received his doctorate at the Pennsylvania State University and is currently a full time faculty member in the Human Development/Quantitative Methods Division at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He has been working in mental health since 2000 and holds licenses in Pennsylvania as a psychologist, a professional counselor and a marriage and family therapist. He is the past president of the PA branch of the American Counseling Association, author of a myriad of scholarly articles, and has presented at academic conferences and colloquiums all over the world. In addition to treating depression, anxiety, and other general psychological concerns, Dr. Jacob specializes in family and couples counseling, addictions counseling, and grief counseling. He embraces an existential approach to therapy, in that he is concerned with the “why” of problem development as much as the “how.” His approach to treatment is to help individuals, couples, and families develop strategies to address and correct specific problems as well as develop a deeper understanding of why these problems surfaced in the first place. When not engaged in teaching, research, and clinical practice, Dr. Jacob enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and cats.
Charles Jacob, Ph.D. (Haverford only)
Samantha is a Licensed Professional Counselor receiving her Master's degree from Rosemont College. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults utilizing various therapeutic approaches including psychodynamic and other evidence-based modalities. Samantha has experience treating anxiety disorders, stress, depression and mood disorders, self esteem issues, grief and loss, trauma, and various life adjustment difficulties. Samantha's background also includes working with individuals and families who struggle with addiction and has an understanding of co-occurring disorders associated with substance abuse.
Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor working with children, adolescents, and adults. She received her Masters of Science in Clinical and Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Therapy from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia. Lauren relies on evidence-based practices that match the individual needs of each client and their families. She highly values building a strong therapeutic relationship, believing that growth occurs when the client feels safe and is provided with the support and skills necessary for change. Lauren's experience includes working with those with PTSD, ODD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Addiction, Mood Disorders, and Anxiety. Lauren has also worked with individuals involved in the court system and specializes in the treatment of trauma.
Laura's treatment approach is with compassion and respect for the coping systems, with which people respond to pain. She has worked extensively with people who struggle with anxiety and depression, as well as with eating disorders, mood disorders and addiction. Laura helps people gain insight into their behavioral patterns by learning what uncomfortable experiences they consistently try to repress. She then assists them in understanding the consequences of their avoidance mechanisms. Partnering with her clients, Laura shifts focus from avoidance and distraction tactics to tolerance skills and advocacy work. Laura operates from a family systems perspective that has been cultivated by her vast experience providing family therapy and couples counseling. A self-expression enthusiast, Laura encourages people to communicate with ownership, authenticity and openness to build connections with others. Laura obtained her graduate degree from Bryn Mawr School of Social Services with a concentration in clinical work.
Monica has experience working with individuals and families of various ages and backgrounds. She received her masters degree in Clinicial Mental Health Counseling from Immaculata University and has worked in a variety of settings including home, school, community and outpatient environments. Monica has experience supporting individuals with a wide range of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, PTSD / trauma, addiction, personality disorders, issues of gender identity and more. She incorporates techniques from motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral therapy, ecosystemic family therapy, mindfulness / meditation, and others. Her passion is helping people gain insight and tools that foster personal growth and relief from their symptoms. Monica particularly values the mind-body-spirit connection and strives to work alongside her clients to achieve an individualized holistic treatment approach that promotes self-awareness and growth.
Alex is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, providing therapy to children, adolescents, and their families. She received her Masters in Social Work from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, and has spent time in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania providing intensive, in-home therapy services to families. Alex also has experience providing school based and outpatient therapy services to children and adolescents with significant social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. Alex utilizes a trauma-informed perspective and a strengths-based approach to empower and instill hope in her clients. Her experience includes working with individuals who present with a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, behavioral concerns, low self-esteem, peer conflict, trauma and family challenges.
Samantha Pich, LPC (Haverford & Lafayette Hill)
Lauren Keith, LPC (Haverford & Lafayette Hill)
Laura Sukonick, MMS, LCSW (Haverford & Lafayette Hill)
Monica DiLaurenzo, MA, LPC (Haverford, Lafayette Hill & Malvern)