Harvey Spikol, PHD
Dr. Spikol has over 30 years experience working with individuals, couples and families. He has worked in a variety of settings including outpatients, hospitals and residential treatment facilities. He also held leadership positions but has now dedicated most of his time to outpatients. Dr. Spikol received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Temple University. Dr. Spikol’s approach to psychotherapy is an eclectic one. Having received training in various treatment modalities and various psychotherapy school of thoughts, he has a sound foundation in cognitive behavioral therapy
(CBT) but is able to utilize different approaches depending on individual needs. Dr. Spikol feels confident treating a wide range of psychiatric disorders but has an expertise in treating depression and anxiety.
Jutta Vogt, MD
Jutta Vogt, MD is a board certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist who provides diagnostic assessments and medication management. During her initial evaluation Dr. Vogt shares her diagnostic impressions, her understanding of etiological and dynamic factors underpinning patient’s illnesses and provides a treatment plan that will result in the most efficient way to recovery.
As her role as the medical director she also provides oversight to clinical operations to guarantee the very best outcome for our patients.
Dr. Vogt has over 20 years experience treating behavioral difficulties and illnesses. Dr. Vogt did her residency and child psychiatry fellowship training at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Upon graduation she worked as an attending psychiatrist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the Center for Autism, community mental health clinics, residential treatment facilities and in private practice. Dr. Vogt treats children, adolescents and adults.
Lorraine Dohrmann, MSW, LCSW
Lorraine Dohrmann is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice. Ms. Dohrmann holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and is licensed in the State of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Dohrmann has 15 years experience in the field of clinical practice working with children/adolescents, couples and families. She has experience treating a wide variety of mental health conditions including bipolar disorder, oppositional and conduct disorders, marital problems, anxiety disorders, depression, schizophrenia, PTSD, impulse and personality disorders, sexual abuse and survivors of sexual abuse. Ms. Dohrmann strives to provide her clients with quality of care, respect and dependability.
Josephine Pobre-So, MD
Dr. Pobre-So received her medical degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay College of Medicine in 1979. She completed her psychiatric residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in 1996 and a geriatric psychiatry fellowship at the same institution in 1997. In addition to working at Behavioral Health Choices, Dr. Pobre-So is a staff psychiatrist at six area nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Fluent in English and Tagalong, Dr. Pobre-So treats clients age 18 and older. She has a special interest in pharmacotherapy, mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD and older adults with cognitive impairments.
David Monheit, MD
Dr. Monheit has been practicing psychiatry for over 30 years. He is board certified in adult psychiatry. While his primary responsibility at Behavioral Health Choices is diagnosis and medication management, he has completed psychoanalytic training and has many years of experience in eastern philosophy and practices. He has taught at the medical school and postgraduate levels. Dr. Monheit treats a variety of mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar and schizoaffective disorders amongst others.
Julia Centrella, Psy.D.
Dr. Centrella received her Psy.D. from Chestnut Hill College. She provides psychotherapy for children, teens, young adults, and families. Dr. Centrella has experience treating many mental health issues, including ADHD, ODD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, depression, and anxiety. She also provides psychological assessments. Dr. Centrella believes that each client is truly unique and her eclectic approach to therapy, often including CBT and a family systems approach, allows for treatment to be tailored to the individual.
Sally McAfee, M.Ed., LPC, BCC
Sally is a friendly, down to earth therapist with over twenty years experience counseling children and families. She specializes in working with children, teenagers and adults with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, behavioral problems and anxiety and depression.
Sally graduated from Bucknell University with a BA in Psychology and earned a Masters of Education in Counseling from Antioch Graduate School. As a Board Certiﬁed Coach she enjoys coaching those with ADHD and special needs as well as their families. In addition to being an outpatient therapist, Sally has worked as a school counselor, a conﬂict resolution facilitator and mediator, an organizational consultant and a training manager. She also has extensive experience working as a family therapist.
Sally’s style is practical, holistic and goal oriented. She has been a yoga teacher for over ten years and currently teaches Integrative Restorative Meditation, (iRest®), a guided form of healing meditation that can be done individually and in groups.
Cara Knaster, Psy.D.
Dr. Knaster received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. She sees mainly adolescents and adults. Dr. Knaster utilizes a strength’s based approach that involves teaching her patients therapeutic tools to deal with the interpersonal conflicts of everyday life. Each individual will be able to develop a treatment plan that achieves their goals. Dr. Knaster has experience in treating anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, marital and parenting problems, schizophrenia, and personality disorders.
Dr. Knaster sees patients’ struggles with relationships, self esteem, mood, fears, addictions, parenting as problems that can be successfully mastered by gaining insight into their origins and learning more adaptive ways of dealing with them.
Emma Francisco-Solon, MD
Dr. Solon is a board certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who worked at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for 14 years in many different capacities. She spent most of her time in the outpatient faculty practice, wherein she assumed a clinical leadership role as interim medical director. She provided clinical supervision for child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, was involved in teaching and supervising medical students and residents from the adult psychiatry program at the University of Pennsylvania. She also provided supervision of psychiatric nurse practitioners and consultation to other medical specialties. She collaborated with the regional Autism Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her medical training at the University of SantoTomas’ medical school in the Philippines. She completed her general psychiatry residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Solon is an experienced clinician who provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children and adolescents at Behavioral Health Choices.
Mindy Rushbrook, LCSW
Ms. Rushbrook received her Master’s of Social Services from Bryn Mawr College. As a licensed clinical social worker she works with children, families, individuals and couples. She specializes in treating depression, anxiety, grieving, loss, trauma, ADD, self esteem and family issues. Ms. Rushbrook utilizes CBT and Motivational Interviewing as well as other treatment modalities as indicated which can vary from individual to individual.
John K. Cook, M.A., L.P.C.
Mr. Cook earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at La Salle University and practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. He specializes in treating anxiety disorders, especially panic disorder and phobias, and is certified as a Phobia Counselor by the Anxiety & Phobia Treatment Center at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, NY. He also treats individuals with depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, grief, and relationship issues. He has worked with individuals in recovery from substance abuse, including those with co-occurring mental health disorders, and has led several recovery groups. He brings a solution focused approach to his work, helping individuals identify strengths and utilize coping mechanisms in moving forward towards their treatment goals.
John Borella, MS, LPC
John received his Master’s in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. He has 15 years of experience in the mental health field, including inpatient, outpatient, hospital, community, and residential settings. John currently practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who boosts healthy outcomes for individuals, couples, and families of various ages, diagnoses, and backgrounds. Most recently, he has worked with adolescents and children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and with adults at Northeast Community Center for Behavioral Health.
John provides trauma-informed care from a humanistic / person-centered / strength-based approach while pulling together elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), applied behavior analysis (ABA), motivational interviewing (MI), psychodynamic theory, and family systems theory. He primarily treats clients with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosis, substance abuse issues, anorexia nervosa, and behavioral issues that present in conjunction with medical issues / stressors.
John stresses the importance of self-care and increasing awareness of automatic thoughts and behaviors. He believes that the therapeutic relationship should be symbiotic, and that this dynamic keeps it fresh, flowing, and moving forward.
Wesley Myers, LPC, Psy.D.
Dr. Myers has been working in the field of psychology for over twenty years. During that time he has provided individual, family, and group therapy to clients with a broad range of psychological disorders. After serving as clinical director of an outpatient mental health clinic the Norristown Life Center, Dr. Myers went on to earn a doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Chestnut Hill College. After completing his degree, he began specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. As a clinician at Brandywine Hospital's eating disorders unit Dr. Myers has provided psychological services to patients with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. He has also treated patients as a therapist at Eating Disorders Treatment Centers. In addition, Dr. Myers has extensive experience treating clients with depression and anxiety. He has facilitated both DBT and CBT skills training groups. Dr. Myers takes an eclectic approach to treatment using techniques that research has shown are the most effective in treating each disorder. He believes that the focus of treatment should be on empowering individuals to create the life they want to live.
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Gerry Grote MSW, LSW
Gerry has over 25 years experience treating children, families, individuals and couples. His main therapeutic approaches are CBT and interpersonal therapy. Gerry has a lot of success treating couples, individuals and families in crisis. He teaches conﬂict resolution skills, active listening as well as anger management and can help with explosive couple and family situations. He treats a range of mental illnesses like ADHD, ODD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse, autism spectrum disorders, identity crisis as well as gender identity issues.
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