Our well trained staff include Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychoanalysts and Psychotherapists, The Philadelphia Consultation Center is well-equipped to match each individual with a therapist who is well-suited to meet his/her needs. We work with adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families and provide services regardless of race, financial position, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

Stephen Becker, MSW, LCSW

Tom Bonner, MBA, MA, NCC | Staff Therapist

Tom Bonner is a therapist and has been at PCC since August of 2017. Tom works with adults encountering problems with depression, anxiety, trauma-related stress, and various adjustment difficulties. Tom is a U. S. Navy veteran.


Areas of expertise: Depression, anxiety, trauma-related stress, adjustment difficulties arising from life transitions such as divorce, job loss or retirement, death of a loved one, and especially issues affecting veterans and family members of veterans.

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC

Lauren Byck, LSW | Staff Therapist

Lauren Byck is a licensed social worker and psychotherapist who earned her MSS from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Her approach to therapy is informed by relational, attachment, and psychodynamic theories. Lauren’s hope is to create a collaborative, non-judgmental and validating space to allow for exploration of concerns and enable growth. 

Areas of expertise:  Anxiety, depression, gender identity, sexuality, life transitions, relationship issues, family of origin issues, self-esteem.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Arielle Ettinger, LCSW | Staff Therapist

Arielle Ettinger is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. She began her studies at the Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor’s in Rehabilitation Human Services. She continued on to study clinical social work and the practice of psychotherapy at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Master’s of Social Work. She has experience working in outpatient settings with individuals, and group organized agencies, with areas of interest including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, interpersonal relationship difficulties, and mindfulness. Arielle takes a psychodynamic and relational approach, exploring how early life experiences and relationships support or bring obstacles to present life; she greatly values the therapeutic relationship built together as an important place for understanding to begin and healing to occur. By providing the space to gain a deeper personal understanding, Arielle’s interest is to help those begin to value all unique parts of the self, find the capacity to experience and regulate difficult emotions, and work towards living a more authentic and vibrant life.

Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, and interpersonal relationship issues.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Miriam Fife, EdD, MSS, LSW | Staff Therapist

Miriam is a licensed social worker and psychotherapist. She takes a trauma informed and client centered approach to therapy, and has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. She earned her MSS from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social work and Social Research and holds a Doctorate in Education from the University of Pennsylvania.  Miriam’s background in education and her training in clinical social work inform her understanding of development across the life-span and her therapeutic approach to supporting clients.

Areas of expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, ADHD, Learning Differences, Grief, Life-Transitions, Relationship Issues, Parenting.

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC | Staff Therapist, Group Practice Assistant Coordinator

April Gagne is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing at PCC since 2012. April specializes in working with adults in their twenties and thirties. April’s approach to therapy is compassionate and inviting, encouraging clients to really listen to themselves in order to better understand and begin to change the blocks in their lives. April received her degrees from the College of the Holy Cross, Boston College and Neumann University. April is currently in training at PSP.


Areas of expertise: Depression; anxiety; trauma; anger issues; relationship issues; life transitions; LGBTQ issues; integration of spirituality and faith with the therapeutic process; with a special focus on adolescents and young adults.

Raymond Gourley, MALA

Ray Gourley, MALA | Staff Therapist, Group Practice Coordinator

Raymond Gourley is a psychotherapist who has been practicing at PCC for 15 years. He has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. Raymond received his degree from St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM. Raymond is a teaching assistant at PSP and has held several administrative roles in our organization. Currently he is PCC’s Group Practice Coordinator.

Raymond Gourley, MALA

Roslyn Grossinger, LSW | Staff Therapist

Roslyn received her masters degree in Social Services from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social research. She has experience working with both teenagers and adults. Roslyn uses compassion, curiosity, inspiration, and humor to help her clients be their best selves and achieve success by working through any struggles they might be facing. She uses a strengths based and mindfulness approach to help clients trust themselves and their emotions. Roslyn provides a safe space where clients can express themselves freely and without fear of judgement or shame. Her work is collaborative, supportive and client centered. Roslyn’s aim is to help her clients find more meaning and purpose, pursue their joy and vitality, and achieve satisfaction and resiliency in their lives, relationships, and careers.

Marie Hartke, MSEd

Marie Hartke, MSEd | Clinical Supervisor, Staff Therapist

Marie Hartke is a certified analyst who has been practicing at PCC for many years. Marie is a senior training analyst, clinical supervisor and PSP faculty member; currently she is Vice President of the Board of Directors. In her practice she treats individuals and couples.

Areas of Expertise: Psychoanalysis.

Raymond Gourley, MALA

Alba Hidalgo, LCSW | Staff Therapist

Ms. Hidalgo is a licensed clinical social worker and a certified modern psychoanalyst. She earned her MSS from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and her psychoanalytic training at Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. Ms. Hidalgo works with adults 20 years and older, utilizing individual and group therapy. She specializes in treating women’s issues, grief/loss issues, trauma, postpartum depression, anxiety and depressive disorders, separation/immigration adjustments, and other personal development and life transition concerns. She mainly uses psychoanalytic and supportive therapies.

Areas of expertise: Psychoanalysis 

Raymond Gourley, MALA

Michael Kay, LSW | Staff Therapist

Michael Kay is a licensed social worker and therapist with experience working with diverse individuals from adolescence to late adulthood struggling with self-esteem, relationships, emotional distress, and finding their path forward. A graduate of the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Michael approaches therapy as a partnership for exploration and growth.



Raymond Gourley, MALA

Jennifer King, LSW | Staff Therapist

Jen King received her Master’s in Social Work from Smith College.  Her areas of interest include trauma recovery, sexuality, and personal identity. She works from a harm reduction lens, and believes in each individual’s right to self-determination. She utilizes primarily a psychodynamic approach and incorporates DBT and EMDR.  Her practice is queer friendly and sex worker friendly.
Areas of expertise: PTSD, Anxiety

Marie Hartke, MSEd

Susan Lankin-Watts, LSW | Staff Therapist

Susan Lankin Watts holds a masters degree in Social Services from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social research.  She is a trained practitioner of EMDR from the EMDR Institute. Susan believes the relationship between the therapist and the client should be a safe, trusting relationship where the discovery of healing and well-being, the realization of hopes and dreams can thrive.


Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Jonathan Pfeffer | Intern Therapist

Jonathan is a second-year clinical social work student at Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. He is an intern for the 2023-24 academic year with PCC where he was drawn to help make the liberating effects of psychodynamic therapy accessible to all adults. For the past year, Jonathan supported Bryn Mawr students with ADHD on their quests for greater balance in their academic and personal lives. His holistic, client-centered approach springs from a belief in a person’s lifelong potential for change and the creative capacity of all. Jonathan has a deep commitment to helping others navigate how unresolved histories impact our present capacities to shape unwritten futures. He is a passionate advocate for the viability of “unconventional” paths. Jonathan’s aim is to support clients as they uncover and prioritize what’s important to them, what they truly want, and let go of self-defeating patterns.

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC

Aaron Platt | Intern Therapist

Aaron Platt began his internship at PCC in May 2023. He has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from NYU, a master’s degree in sociology from University of California, Berkeley, and is currently pursuing a master’s in professional clinical counseling at La Salle University. Prior to starting his internship, Aaron worked at a variety of healthcare-related nonprofits and market research firms. Aaron’s approach to therapy is to help clients feel more comfortable being who they are. He believes that understanding is the foundation of compassion, and compassion is the path through which many seemingly unresolvable situations can be resolved. Because the therapy will be based on who you are as a person, it will be tailored to your particular needs.


April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC

Maddie Rabin, MSW, LSW | Staff Therapist

Maddie Rabin is a psychotherapist and licensed social worker who earned her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. She approaches therapy from a psychodynamic perspective and is interested in how our past experiences continue to shape the present. She believes that one of the most impactful aspects of therapy is the relationship between therapist and client, and prioritizes co-creating a space that is warm, non-judgmental, built on trust, and rooted in mutual respect. Using this approach in concert with CBT, expressive arts therapy, and mindfulness, Maddie seeks to support her clients in sitting with and working through difficult emotions. As a social worker, Maddie also understands that environment and larger oppressive systems play a role in an individual’s mental health. She values each client as an expert in their own experience, and works with people to identify both individual and systemic barriers as well as their unique strengths to living a more full and connected life. Maddie is trans/queer affirming, trauma informed, sex-positive, and pro-SW.

Alexa Miller, PsyD

Margie Strosser, MFA, MSS, LCSW | Staff Therapist

Margie Strosser is a licensed social worker specializing in individual psychodynamic and relational therapy. Her approach is focused on self-understanding and self acceptance through the creative and empathic therapeutic relationship. Margie is feminist in orientation, and is a meditation practitioner. She was honored to work previously as a hospice social worker. Margie holds masters degrees from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and Columbia University School of the Arts. Margie currently accepts Medicaid, Medicare and Private Pay referrals.

Areas of Expertise:  trauma, life transitions, depression and anxiety, mindfulness, grief and loss. 


Evelyn White, MSS

Evelyn White, LCSW, MSS, MLSP | Staff Therapist

Evelyn White has been practicing as a Psychotherapist, Social Worker and Child and Family Advocate for many years. She has post graduate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as Modern Psychodynamic Psychoanalytic Therapy. She has extensive experience working with children and adults coping with depression and anxiety, grief, loss, life transitions, chronic illness and relationship issues. Her focus is to assist individuals receiving services to access self-knowledge and improve their functioning and quality of life. In addition, she offers court ordered and voluntary co-parenting counseling to parents who are trying to develop positive communication skills in order to serve the best interest of their child/children.  

Areas of expertise: Depression, Domestic Abuse, Trauma and PTSD.

Evelyn White, MSS

Jannea Wolff, LSW | Staff Therapist

Jannea is a licensed social worker and psychotherapist who received her Masters Degree in Social Work from Widener University. Jannea’s approach to therapy is one that is collaborative, with the focus on the being present with you and meeting you where you are. Jannea uses a relational approach along with psychodynamic and mindfulness to help you understand how early life experiences have shaped your view of self and the world, while exploring ways to cope with emotions in a healthy way and thrive. Jannea has worked with children, teens, and adults at outpatient clinics, in groups, and in drug and alcohol impatient clinics. She is specialized in working with youth 14+ and adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, difficult life transitions, women who experienced birth trauma, relationship issues, as well as trauma.  

Areas of expertise: Depression, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Birth Trauma, Relationship Issues, Trauma, Self Acceptance, Self Discovery