Main Line Therapy Solutions, LLC
Meet Our Clinicians
To the clinicians at MLTS, nothing is more important than helping our clients access the services they need. All of our clinicians are highly trained in their disciplines and have various areas of expertise to meet our clients’ goals and unique needs. Our bios below will help you to better understand who might be the best match for you. Additionally, one of our directors will happily suggest who might be the best fit.
Anna G. Lipshutz,
Managing Director / Co-Owner
Anna is Co-owner and Managing Director of MLTS. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Adolescent Psychotherapist. She specializes in the treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Anna has over 25 years experience working in behavioral healthcare and developmental disabilities. During her career she has created and directed a multitude of children’s mental health programs, as well as provided years of direct-care services to adults, children, and families in both community mental health organizations and in private practice. Anna has experience working with children of all ages as well as providing individual therapy to adolescents and adults. In addition to seeing her clients, Anna is responsible for overseeing and managing the day to day operation of MLTS, and continuing to create and find new opportunities to meet the needs of both existing clients and the greater community. She collaborates with healthcare providers throughout the Philadelphia area to find new, innovative ways to provide affordable behavioral healthcare to individuals and works with several graduate schools to provide learning and internship opportunities. Anna offers group and individual supervision to interns, post-graduates, and licensed clinicians, and is dedicated to helping with the on-going growth and development of clinical therapists. Anna earned her graduate degree from Bryn Mawr School of Social Services and was awarded the QCSW certification from the National Association of Social Workers. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Workers and the Clinical Social Work Association. She has also proudly served in a variety of community and national organizations.
Janet Siegel, PsyD, CSP
Operating Director / Co-Owner
Janet is Co-owner and Director of Operations of MLTS. She is a Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist who has been working in the field of behavioral health care since 1987. Janet originally began her career in community mental health and school settings providing both therapy and evaluation services to children and families. For the past 25 years, she has been in private/group practice. Janet provides individual therapy to pre-teens, adolescents and adults. Her passion is in helping clients to identify and learn to effectively advocate for their needs, utilizing a combination of supportive, insight-oriented and cognitive-behavioral elements. Janet is also responsible for overseeing the Assessment Division of MLTS. She has taught classes in Developmental Psychology and Supervision at both an undergraduate and graduate level at Widener. She maintains a connection with the Insititute for Graduate Clinical Psychology at Widener University and helps to oversee the placement and supervision of the doctoral level practicum students and interns. She also has extensive exprience supervising other therapists. Janet holds memberships in the American Psychological Association, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and Specialists of Schools.
Lisa Snitzer, MSS, LSW
Outpatient Department Director
Lisa is the Outpatient Department Director at MLTS and a Licensed Social Worker. Lisa brings warmth, curiosity and caring to all of her work. As a therapist, she strives to create a safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental space for clients to work on their identified goals and to move towards living the life they want. She believes deeply in the power to grow and change, no matter what the circumstances. She also holds a core belief in our human capacity for resilience and in the process of recovery.
Lisa earned her graduate Social Work degree from Bryn Mawr School of Social Services. She has received training and provided years of practice utilizing relational, systems, trauma informed and psychodynamic frameworks.
She is a licensed social worker with over 25 years’ experience working as an individual, couples and family psychotherapist as well holding a variety of leadership positions in the nonprofit human service field. Lisa has provided leadership and direct operations management in a variety of programs, services, and settings, including clinical programs, juvenile justice residential settings, and family and peer support focused programs. She is also a certified leadership trainer and leadership coach.
Her psychotherapy experience spans a wide range of issues, including grief & loss, trauma, depression, anxiety, family and relationship issues, and life transitions. She has worked extensively with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, racial and sexuality backgrounds and is a committed ally to BIPOC and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities.
Lisa believes that therapists and clients are partners in the healing journey, and while she has many years of experience and training to offer, the therapeutic process is a collaboration that is driven by the client’s needs and goals. She welcomes the opportunity to join with and work beside her clients.
Alexandria Brogan, LCSW (Haverford)
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.
Amy Kesslick, MT-BC, LPC (Haverford)
Amy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC). She earned her Master’s in Music Therapy & Counseling in 2016 from Drexel University and received her Board-Certification in Music Therapy in 2008. Amy has over 14 years of clinical experience working with a diverse population in a variety of settings. She is passionate about people and guiding them towards wholeness of self and overall wellbeing.
For the last five years, Amy worked with individuals and families across the lifespan in community mental health. At Eleventh Street Family Health Services Center, she provided trauma-informed psychotherapy and clinical supervision. Amy’s clinical specializations include trauma-related disorders, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, chronic illness and pain, and life transitions.
Amy incorporates a variety of psychological frameworks including person-centered, culturally responsive and trauma-informed. Her style of practice can be described as compassionate, empathetic and intuitive. Amy instinctively understands that finding the words to describe thoughts, feelings, and painful memories is sometimes challenging; she incorporates the use of music and mindfulness techniques to create a safe environment for exploration and expression.
Amy has a two-year postgraduate training in Vocal Psychotherapy and Depth Psychology (the analytical use of music and voice to facilitate interpersonal change and growth). She plays the guitar, piano, cello and sings. Amy is committed to learning how she benefits from systems of oppression, how they affect the people she works with, and how this impacts the therapy process.
Sabrina Kirk, LPC (Haverford)
Sabrina earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at Immaculata University and began her post graduate work at Child Guidance Resource Centers. Sabrina gained additional skills at Spectra Support Services supporting various clients across the lifespan including many individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities. Sabrina has also enjoyed providing sessions for parents/guardians in order to assist them in supporting their child’s growth and development. Sabrina has training in various treatment approaches including a Certificate in Advanced Child Development at the Family Play Therapy Center. Sabrina is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and MARI (Mandala Assessment Research Instrument). Sabrina incorporates cognitive behavioral interventions, creative arts, mindfulness techniques, and various trauma informed approaches into psychotherapy sessions. Sabrina strongly emphasizes providing a collaborative environment and safe space in order to meet each client’s treatment needs. Sabrina is excited to join the MLTS team!
Monica Kretschman, MA, LPC
Monica received her Master’s degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University. She has experience working with incarcerated individuals and those in the criminal justice system, eating disorders, substance use, depression, anxiety, trauma/ PTSD and with families. She utilizes concepts derived from cognitive behavioral theory, motivational interviewing and mindfulness. Monica works to create a safe environment to facilitate a strong relationship with her clients. She understands how difficult making changes can be, and is dedicated to helping her clients feel supported and secure.
Nina Makhija, LPC (Haverford & Philadelphia)
Nina Makhija is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a graduate of Drexel University and has been working as a therapist for over 15 years.
Nina has helped past clients navigate through anxiety, depression, grief, trauma and relationship issues. She uses an integrative approach to help clients identify their goals and make steps towards reaching them.
She has worked with a diverse clientele and has experience working with cultural and racial identity in therapy. She works to be an ally to the LGBTQ community. Nina has also worked with clients struggling with chronic pain and medical issues and believes that physical wellbeing and mental wellbeing are strongly related. She believes that growth does not have to be a painful process and integrates creativity and humor in therapy when appropriate. She is also trained as an art therapist.
Nina works with children, adolescents, adults and couples.
Theresa McMahon, Psy.D.
Theresa McMahon received her Doctor of Psychology degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a certified school psychologist with over 10 years of experience as a special educator and six years of experience as a school psychologist working with individuals with learning, attentional, and anxiety disorders. As a licensed psychologist, she utilizes a combination of cognitive behavior therapy, solutions-based therapy, and person-centered therapy to support clients. Theresa creates a supportive therapeutic environment to help guide clients through challenges and develop skills to achieve personal goals.
Jeannette Moore, LCSW
Jeannette Is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing therapy to adults, seniors, and their families. Jeannette received her master’s degree from Bryn Mawr College School of Social Work and Social Research. She is currently working on a certificate in psychoanalysis through Bryn Mawr and The Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Social Work.
Jeannette has experience helping clients who have dealt with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, life transitions, and addiction. Making changes is not always easy and often life can feel overwhelming with obstacles that seem insurmountable, often leading to stress, anxiety, and depression. Jeannette’s goal is to create a safe environment where clients feel seen and supported while navigating these challenges. She believes in a holistic approach where she can help her clients explore both internal and external sources of strength and growth.
Taylor Phillips, LPC
Taylor earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides therapy to adolescents, young adults and their families. She has experience treating clients with anxiety, depression, negative body image, life transitions, grief/loss, substance abuse, low self-esteem and trauma.
Taylor utilizes motivational interviewing and person-centered therapy to ensure that clients feel empowered to create change in their lives. She incorporates techniques from multiple modalities including cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and art therapy.
Alexandra Roscigno, Psy.D.
Alexandra received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Long Island University-Post and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at MLTS. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, community mental health centers, and college counseling centers.
Alexandra believes it is crucial to create a secure, warm environment in which clients feel comfortable speaking about the difficult issues that have led them to seek treatment. She incorporates aspects of psychodynamic, cognitive, and acceptance-based approaches in her work with clients, tailoring treatment to each client’s needs and preferences for therapy. Alexandra appreciates the opportunities she’s had to complete her training with clients of diverse backgrounds with respect to race, ethnicity, culture, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. She strives to honor the multifaceted nature of each client’s identity. Alexandra has experience working with a variety of concerns including anxiety and mood disorders, relationship and identity issues, personality disorders, trauma, psychosis, and eating/body image concerns. She has a special interest in working with college students and young adults.
Lisa Schneller , LCSW
Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families. Her belief is to meet the client where they are in an empathetic and caring environment.
Lisa’s areas of expertise include anxiety, parent-child relationships, substance misuse, codependency, life transitions, and women’s issues. Over the past two decades, Lisa has gained extensive experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, and adults, using a person-centered and strengths-based approach and aims to connect with and empower her clients to live into their potential. Her social work career includes counseling work in elementary and middle schools, individual, family and group therapy in a community-based setting and Intensive outpatient therapy for women in treatment for substance misuse, providing additional support for parents whose children were in the treatment program. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Fordham University and a specialization in working with children and families.
Lisa believes that everyone in the family system needs support and compassion. Lisa is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers. She enjoys quilting, embroidery, music and spending time with her friends and family.
Laura Sukonick, LCSW
Laura’s treatment approach is to provide 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.
Debbie Tannenbaum, NCC, LPC (Haverford)
Debbie is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Certified School Counselor. She received her Masters degree in counseling from the University of Vermont, with a concentration in School and Mental Health Counseling. Debbie has over 15 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Debbie primarily utilizes a family systems and cognitive-behavioral perspective to work with her clients. She also incorporates techniques from motivational interviewing, play therapy, expressive art therapy, and others to address a variety of issues such as anxiety, trauma, depression, low self-esteem, behavioral concerns, ADD/ADHD, ODD, grief, anger management, parenting, and interpersonal struggles. Debbie is passionate about helping people to increase self-awareness and develop strategies that can help them experience lasting symptom-relief and to change patterns that are no longer working. Most essentially, she values the importance of offering a comfortable therapeutic environment that encourages individuals and families to feel safe expressing themselves, gain insight, and experiment with new ways of understanding and responding to their current life stressors.
Julia Turner, MA, LPC, NCC
Julia is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is additionally certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC). She received her Masters in professional counseling from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. Julia’s specialty is providing therapy to children, adolescents, families and adults. She has years of experience with children, adolescents, and families and has special training in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Julia is focused on working from a client centered and strengths based perspective that allows her to empower her clients to succeed in achieving their goals. She is a strong believer that therapy can benefit all persons and works hard to cultivate a safe and inclusive space for all her clients. Julia has treated clients with different diagnoses, including but not limited to: trauma, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and OCD. She looks forward to meeting her clients “where they are at” and works with them to help them utilize their strengths so they can thrive in their day to day lives.
Jill Urban, M.Ed., LPC
Jill is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from William Paterson University of New Jersey. She provides therapy primarily to adults, young adults, as well as adolescents of various ages and backgrounds. Throughout her career, Jill has provided therapy in school counseling offices, community mental health centers, and outpatient settings. She has experience supporting individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder, adjustment disorder, bipolar disorder, grief, trauma and more. Jill is a clinician who supports and advocates for LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC individuals.
Jill believes that therapy is a collaborative process and helps clients increase their self-awareness through exploring strengths, thoughts, and behaviors. She utilizes several different therapeutic approaches including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Person-Centered Therapy and Mindfulness Practice to help clients effectively achieve their long-term goals.
Kassandra Villone, MA, MA, Psy.D.
Dr. Villone’s approach to therapy is insight-oriented – she helps people to understand their symptoms
through exploration of contributing factors including genetics, social context, trauma, and relational
patterns. She works from a perspective of open-mindedness, curiosity, and compassion. She appreciates
that people’s value systems differ and that the best therapy is the therapy shaped by the client’s beliefs and
values. She has experience working with people from a variety of identities – different socioeconomic
statuses, races, religions, gender identities, sexualities, etc. – and recognizes the impact of systemic
Dr. Villone has been seeing clients at MLTS since 2018 when she started on a part-time basis as a third
year graduate student. She earned her doctorate from Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical
Psychology in July 2021 after defending her dissertation outlining the process of incorporating the topic
of female sexuality into psychotherapy. She is now completing her postdoctoral work with MLTS. She
sees adults and older adolescents, addressing diagnoses such as mood and bipolar disorders, anxiety
disorders, PTSD and trauma disorders, and adult ADHD. She also facilitates support groups for young
people who wish to have a safe space to explore their identities.