Marisha Vashi, MA, PsyD Intern
Christine Gale, MA, Psy D Intern
Charles Scott, LPC Intern
Kassandra Villone, PsyD Intern
While completing his interniship at MLTS, Charles works as a behavioral aid at Upper Merion Middle School. He also has an exentive background working for 8 years in a psychology practice getting clinical experience working with adults and adolescents working as a biofeedback clinican. He attended Shippensburg University on a Football scholarship where he received his undergraduate degree in Sociology and is now completing his master's degree in counseling psycholgoy form Rosemont College. Charles uses a solution focused approach while incorporating cognitive behavioral strategies, relaxation / breathing exercises and mindfulness meditation tools. Charles remains active in various sports and brings this additional knowledge to work with individuals around sports performance issues and in helping others learn how to balance and maintain a healthy life style that promotes both mental and physical well-being.
Marisha is completing her 4th year of training in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (PsyD) at Widener University. She has an M.A. in Behavioral Analysis from Long Island University. She has also received training in Biofeedback. Her previous clinical experience includes providing individual therapy at a college counseling center, conducting school assessments and helping children develop emotional regulations skills at a K-8 charter school and working with individuals and groups at an inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. Her professional interests include anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, health psychology, and issues related to diversity and multi-culturalism. Marisha receives two hours a week of direct supervision from two of our most experienced, licensed Psychologists as well as attends a group supervision with other licensed clinicians with a variety of clinical backgrounds. Marisha also has access to additional case consultation as needed or requested. She works with all age groups.
MLTS is dedicated to helping students pursue their goals in becoming experienced clinicians. We like to play our part in ensuring that they become competant, well qualified clinicians that are able to learn and utilize various therpeutic approaches in order to meet the varied needs of their clients. MLTS places a strong emphasis in providing good, quality care, yet still strives to offer these services at affordable rates. Only our most experienced, licensed clinicians supervise our interns to ensure clients are still receiving the same standard of excellence our clients have come to expect from our practice. Services provided by interns are not reimbursed through insurance, but we do offer their services at a reduced, sliding scale fee that's based on their level of experience and level of supervised hours.
Kassandra is a graduate student at Widener University working toward her doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Her specialties include female and LGBTQ sexuality as well as community mental health. Kassandra works from a relational perspective, helping people to find their way with compassion and curiosity. Kassandra began her internship at MLTS in July 2018, but at our request, she has agreed to stay on a few hours per week so she can continue to provide services to clients at a reduced fee. Her work continues to be supervised by one of our most experienced, licensed clinicians.
Christine is completing her 5th year of training in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (PsyD) at Widener University. She has a M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Widener University and has completed a school psychology certification track. Her previous clinical experiece includes providing individual therapy at a college counseling center, conducting psychoeducational evaluations in a high school, providing consultation and individual therapy in an integrated primary care setting, working with individuals and groups on an inpatient psychiatric unit, and working one-on-one with children with behavioral and mental health concerns as a therapeutic staff support in the community. Her professional interests include anxiety, depression and mood disorders, relationship issues, coping with chronic and acute health conditions, and behavioral problems in children and adolescents. Christine receives two hours of direct supervision from two of our experienced, licenced Psychologists as well as attends a group supervision with other licensed clinicians with a variety of backgrounds. Christine also has access to additional case consultation as needed or requested. She works with all age groups.