PCC Team

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With more than 25 professionals on staff including Psychologists, 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, families and groups and provide services regardless of race, financial position, sexual orientation or religious affiliation. In addition, we have bi-lingual therapists fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, Persian and other languages.

Stephen Becker, MSW, LCSW

Stephen Becker, MSW, LCSW | Staff Therapist

Stephen Becker is a licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been practicing at PCC since 2011. He provides individual and couples therapy in the mode of Modern Psychoanalysis. Stephen specializes in providing a nonjudgmental and accepting environment to allow patients to use their time in session in a spirit of exploration and curiosity about their own experience of life in order to create space for personal transformation. Stephen works with individuals and couples.

Areas of expertise: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Issues related to sexuality, Relationship issues, Sexual abuse, Aging, Generalized discontent, Spiritual disconnection, Meditation practices, Yoga

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Naya S. Banerjee | Staff Therapist

Naya is a therapist-in-training while she pursues a certificate in Modern Psychoanalysis at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. She has been in training at PSP since January of 2017. As a therapist, Naya seeks to create a working partnership with clients in an open, non-judgemental and frank atmosphere. The goal of the partnership is to find relief from symptoms such as distress, difficulties in adjustment, anxiety, depression or suicidal thoughts and to develop the psychological awareness leading to the ability to exist in greater harmony with the problems of life. Naya is formally trained in mathematics and enjoys bringing the challenge of thinking about complex problems to the sphere of working with clients.

Areas of interest: Depression, suicide, difficulties in adjustment, relationship issues, sexuality and life transitions.

Stephen Becker, MSW, LCSW

Tom Bonner | Therapist

Tom is a therapist-in- training while engaged in graduate studies at La Salle University and the C.G. Jung Institute in Boston. Tom 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.

Janet A. Castellini, M.S.S.

Janet A. Castellini, MSS, NCPsyA | Clinical Supervisor, Staff Therapist

Janet Castellini is a licensed clinical social worker who has been practicing at PCC since 2007. She received her degree from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. She also is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (NJ).  She is certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional, a Clinical Social Work Supervisor, and a Group Psychotherapist.  She is a training analyst and the primary instructor of the PSP Group Therapy certificate program, teaching courses on group therapy.  She has served on the Boards of PSP, the Energy Coordinating Agency, and Green Woods Charter School.

Areas of expertise: Trauma, Addictions, Anxiety, and Environmental Exhaustion

Lisa M. Correale, MSW, LCSW, NCPsyA

Lisa M. Correale, MSW, LCSW, NCPsyA | Executive Director, Clinical Supervisor, Staff Therapist

Lisa Correale is a licensed clinical social worker and certified analyst who has been involved with PCC/PSP since 2011. She has served on the Board of Directors and is currently PSP’s Executive Director. She also provides training analysis and clinical supervision to PSP candidates. Lisa’s approach to treatment combines respect and impartiality along with healthy doses of warmth, humor & candor. Sessions are informal talks where you are free to explore all your thoughts and feelings. She specializes in individual and couples therapy.

Areas of expertise: Couples counseling, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues, women’s issues, sexual health and dysfunction, clinical supervision.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Arielle Ettinger, LSW | Staff Therapist

Arielle Ettinger is a licensed 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, and mindfulness. She currently provides psychotherapy at Penn Medicine’s Outpatient Clinic in addition to her work at the Philadelphia Consultation Center. 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 mindfulness.

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC

April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC | Staff Therapist, Training Coordinator

April Gagne is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing at PCC since 2012. April specializes in working with adolescents and young adults through individual, couples and family therapy. 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 Additionally, April assists with intake responsibilities, and is PCC’s Training Coordinator.

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.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Hannah Gordon, LCSW, MSW | Staff Therapist

Hannah Gordon is a psychotherapist who has been practicing at PCC since July of 2018. She received her masters degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2016. Hannah takes a trauma-informed and relational approach to her practice, pulling from psychodynamic and narrative therapy techniques. She believes psychotherapy is most successful by developing a strong relationship in a non-judgmental and supportive space. By developing insight into past challenges, it’s possible to understand the root of issues one currently faces and to make healthier decisions moving forward. 

Areas of expertise: trauma, life transitions, depression, anxiety.

 

Raymond Gourley, MALA

Raymond Gourley, MALA | Clinic Director, Staff Therapist

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 clinic director.

Marie Hartke, MSEd

Marie Hartke, MSEd | Intake Coordinator, 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.

Alba M. Hidalgo, LCSW

Alba M. Hidalgo, LCSW | Staff Therapist

Alba Hidalgo is a licensed clinical social worker believes that talking to a well-trained mental health professional is a necessary brain exercise to help maintain not only one’s emotional health but also their physical health. The depth of Alba’s experience professionally and personally could assist individuals and families in addressing any issues related to overcoming minor to severe mental health and addictive disorders. Alba has worked as a guidance counselor, a research assistant, a college instructor, individual and group outpatient therapist and currently has been assisting the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis in training graduate students from colleges and universities nationwide. Alba is a certified Co-Occurring Disorders Diplomate and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania.

Areas of Expertise: Modern Psychoanalysis, Client Centered Supportive Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Jennifer Houk, LPC | Staff Therapist

Jennifer Houk is a licensed professional therapist with 9 years of post-masters training. Jennifer sees therapy as a partnership to facilitate change, freeing individuals from various things that cause entrapment: guilt, anger, depression, shame, addictions. Her therapeutic approach is to help people establish a more solid foundation of self worth, balance, love and flexibility to be able to negotiate the world, their relationships, and themselves more successfully. Jennifer offers fees that are both reasonable and flexible with day and evening appointments available at multiple locations.
 

Areas of expertise: Addictions; anger issues; depression; relationship issues; financial concerns.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Ally Kramer, M.Ed. | Staff Therapist

Ally has been practicing at PCC since July of 2017. She specializes in working with young adults facing various difficulties in life. Ally’s approach to therapy is holistic, client centered, and strength based, and she enjoys working with individuals, groups, and couples.
 

Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, personality disorders, trauma-related stress, somatic disorders, life transitions, relationships, sexuality, grief and loss, and domestic abuse.

Mary Elizabeth Lamb, MSW

Mary Elizabeth Lamb, MSW

Elizabeth is a licensed clinical social worker, she received her degree from Widener University, and further training from the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. She is a clinician at PCC. She has extensive experience in Child Welfare and Crime Victim Services and the Devereux Foundation. Her previous board experiences include PSP and the Spirit of Gheel. She is currently a Faculty Member of PSP. She teaches a series of courses in “Human Maturation and Development” and the course “Far From the Tree”.

Alexa Miller, PsyD

Alexa Miller, PsyD | Staff Therapist

Alexa Miller is a psychologist who has been practicing at PCC since 2011. Dr. Miller received her degree from Immaculata University. She provides treatment for individuals and couples.

Areas of Expertise: Self-discovery, trauma, mindfulness

Aleisa Myles, PsyD

Aleisa Myles, PsyD | Staff Therapist

Aleisa Myles is a psychologist who has been practicing at PCC since 2011. Dr. Myles works with individuals, couples, and families and offers flexible, dynamic psychotherapy and consultation based on the specific needs of each person.

Areas of expertise: Working toward well-being through the therapeutic relationship, including: working with persons who have endured abuse, neglect, loss, and dehumanization in childhood and/or who are dealing with complex and cumulative trauma/PTSD; working with persons who are exploring basic questions about existence, self, relationships, spirituality/belief systems, and vocation; working with persons who are differently abled.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Janaki Spickard-Keeler, MSS, LSW | Staff Therapist

Janaki Spickard-Keeler is a licensed social worker.  Her approach to therapy is holistic and relational, with a focus on attachment and family dynamics.  Janaki received her degrees from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Smith College.  She sees adults, children, adolescents, and families.

 
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, family issues, grief, addiction, trauma, relationship issues, spirituality, LGBTQ issues. 
Evelyn White, MSS

Evelyn White, LSW, MSS, MLSP | Staff Therapist

Evelyn White is a licensed social worker who has been practicing at PCC since 2014. Her treatment modalities include Modern Psychoanalysis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for individuals, couples, families, and children.

Areas of expertise: Evelyn has extensive experience working with people coping with depression and anxiety, grief, loss, life transitions, chronic illness, relationship issues including domestic violence, co-parenting, and hoarding.

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC

Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC | Staff Therapist

Josh Zlatkus is a nationally certified counselor who has been practicing at PCC since January of 2016. Josh specializes in working with adolescent to middle-aged men who are dealing with issues like anxiety, depression, career, and relationships. He also enjoys working with people who have never tried therapy before. Josh’s approach to therapy is open-minded, flexible, and as lighthearted as possible. He wants to make it comfortable for his clients to talk about anything and everything. Josh received his degrees from the University of Chicago and La Salle University. He is currently in training at PSP, and is the editor of Practice Matters, a journal on therapeutic best practices.

Areas of expertise: Depression; anxiety; trauma; anger issues; relationship issues; life transitions; school/career issues; with a special focus on adolescent to middle-aged men, or those who have never tried therapy before.