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.
COVID-19 UPDATE: All PCC therapists moved to teletherapy platforms in March and continue to see clients for psychotherapeutic services.
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
Tom Bonner, MBA, MA, NCC | Staff Therapist
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, MSS, NCPsyA | Clinical Supervisor, Staff Therapist
Janet Castellini is a Modern psychoanalyst in private practice. She is also a clinical supervisor at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis. She is licensed as an alcohol and drug counselor (NJ), and holds certifications in trauma, group psychotherapy, and supervision. She worked in the field of energy and environmental education for 27 years before becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has served on the Boards of the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, Energy Coordinating Agency and Green Woods Charter School in Philadelphia. She has published a number of articles on energy education. She holds a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University in Washington, DC and a masters degree from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis.
Areas of expertise: Trauma, Addictions, Anxiety, and Environmental Exhaustion
Nikki Cohen, LSW | Staff Therapist
Nikki Cohen is a psychotherapist with a focus on talk therapy. She can work with you to help you better understand and accept yourself and improve your interpersonal relationships. Nikki’s practice includes socially diverse individuals who may be struggling with life transitions, relationships, behaviors, identity, self-esteem, mood concerns, anger, guilt, and fear. She takes an adaptive approach to therapy, integrating collaboration, trust, and unconditional support with multiple evidence-based techniques to suit your strengths and goals. Through therapy Nikki can help you improve your ability to identify and cope with your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors, reducing feelings of hopelessness and bringing you a sense of control and power over your life. Most of all, she provides a safe and nonjudgmental environment where you can discuss and explore any and all of yourself and your experiences.
Areas of expertise: Self-Discovery, Acceptance, and Improvement; Sexuality; Relationship Dynamics; Anger; Changes/Transitions; Grief; Depression; Anxiety
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.
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, 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
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, interpersonal relationship issues, and mindfulness.
April Gagne, MA, MS, LPC | Staff Therapist, Group Practice Assistance 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.
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.
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.
Hannah Guy, LCSW | Staff Therapist
Hannah Guy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working in the mental health field for 5 years. She obtained both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from Temple University in North Philadelphia. Hannah has worked with a variety of individuals ranging in age, gender, and psychiatric diagnoses. Hannah not only works as an individual psychotherapist, but also as a social worker in the Emergency Department at CHOP. She enjoys working with individuals and building a relationship where her clients feel safe, supported, and empowered so that they may be able to express themselves authentically. Hannah has a particular interest in working with those who have experienced trauma and its current effects on everyday life. Hannah utilizes several different therapeutic approaches, such as relational theory, CBT, attachment theory, and psychodynamic theory, in order to help clients reach their full potential.
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.
Jennifer Houk, LPC | Staff Therapist
Areas of expertise: Addictions; anger issues; depression; relationship issues; financial concerns.
Elizabeth Lamb, MSW | Clinical Supervisor, Staff Therapist
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 | 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
Margie Strosser, MFA, MSS, LSW | 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.
Evelyn White, LSW, 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.
Josh Zlatkus, MA, NCC | Staff Therapist
Josh Zlatkus is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing at PCC since January of 2016. Josh specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and couples. 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.
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.