BEHAVIOR * DEVELOPMENT

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ANXIETY * ADHD * SOCIAL SKILLS

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

PARENTING * FLOOR TIME

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IEP CONSULTATION 

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Therapists at Spectrum of Solutions each have their own specialties and populations they help. Each therapist’s background and primary specialties are listed below their photo. If you are not sure which therapist may be a good fit for you, please contact our practice director who can help match you or your child with a therapist who would meet your individual needs.

Ilona Naroditskiy, MA, LPC

Ilona is the founder and Executive Director at Spectrum Of Solutions Therapy Services. Ilona is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 17 years of experience in working with adults, children and families in various settings. Ilona earned her Master's degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University in 2007.

 

As a parent and professional, Ilona enjoys helping families of children with Autism and other developmental, emotional, and behavioral issues and she also works with adults struggling with depression and anxiety. Her specialties include working with children and adolescents with Autism and Anxiety disorders. Ilona is trained in sexual education for individuals with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities and she uses this approach to teach personal safety and healthy relationship skills to pre-teens, teens and young adults with Autism. Ilona also offers support, guidance, and individual and family counseling to caregivers of children with special needs.

 

Ilona offers strength-based, solution-oriented approach to find what works best for each individual. In her work with children, Ilona uses a combination of developmental and behavioral interventions to address challenging behaviors and improve a child's ability to relate to and communicate with others. Ilona's approach with adults is based on her belief that change must happen from within and that our thoughts precede our actions and emotions in all areas of our lives. She believes that anyone is capable of change and there is no such thing as unattainable goals in one's life.

Joel Sperling, MS, LPC

Joel received his Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Holy Family University in 2007. Joel believes that helping children reach their full potential means meeting their needs not only academically, but also socially and emotionally. The pressure to succeed in school can be anxiety producing and lower a child's self-esteem. Through Cognitive Behavioral techniques and play therapy, Joel helps students of all ages take more pride in their accomplishments and helps them to overcome the obstacles standing in their way.

 

Joel will work with children, adolescents and their families as they work to become more resilient and help them reach their goals. Working with children and adolescents is why he went back to school to get his Master's in Counseling after a decade in the business world.

 

Having spent several years of his career working as a school counselor, Joel is familiar with many of the difficulties that today's students and their families face. In addition, Joel practices as a Behavior Specialist and Mobile Therapist for BHRS. Lastly, he provides guidance to parents with their child's IEP or 504.

Tracey Katz, LCSW

Tracey is a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 14 years of experience in behavioral health, substance abuse, neuroscience, telemetry, end of life, crisis and trauma. Tracey believes therapy is about a joining of client and therapist that requires trust and a non-judgmental therapeutic alliance.  Her goal is to help you find your own voice, reach your potential and succeed by using the therapeutic approach that is best suited to your reasons for seeking help.  

 

Tracey's specialties lie in the working with adolescents and adults focusing on mood disorders, borderline personality, anxiety, stress, crisis, trauma, medical/ disease management, coping skills, anger management, end of life, self esteem and behavioral issues. She has experience in a variety of settings to include residential, inpatient, outpatient, school, home and medical hospitals.

 

Tracey has been trained in the modality of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and more recently completed an intensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  Tracey uses DBT to help her clients learn how to really navigate tough emotions, gain acceptance for themselves and others, and be mindful of their actions and much more.

Anise Pope-Coney, MS, LPC

Anise Pope-Coney is a licensed professional counselor and a certified school counselor who received her Masters of Science in Education & Mental Health Counseling from the University of Pennsylvania. Anise has completed specialized trainings in crisis management, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), managing anxiety & depression, and a certified instructor in child yoga/mindfulness.

    Anise has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings that include inpatient, outpatient, school and residential care. She has an interest in working with children and families in hopes to resolve on-going conflicts and improve communication and unity in the home environment. She also works to collaborate with various school personnel to provide the appropriate services for students to reach academic achievement.

 

Anise is able to provide individual, family, and group counseling to best suit the numerous needs of the client. Her overall goal is to allow clients the opportunity to feel understood and identify their strengths so that they are able to live the best quality of life possible. Anise believes that everyone deserves to be happy and find their inner peace and wants to encourage others to consider therapy as a tool to help navigate through this process.

Pamela Meyers, MA, NCC, LPC

Pam is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified School Counselor. She attended University of Miami and Rider University, where she received her Master Degree in Counseling. Pam has many years of experience working as a mental health therapist and a School Counselor in various settings. 

 

Pam enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, anger, and other emotional and behavioral concerns. Pam believes in meeting each of her clients where they are and uses humor along with a variety of therapeutic techniques to help them cope with difficult thoughts and emotions. Pam's approach to therapy is Strength Based and Client Centered. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral techniques and Motivational Interviewing and believes in building strong, trusting relationships with her clients.

 

As as Certified School Counselor, Pam is able to help children and families to seek out ways to receive additional support in school, i.e. request a Psycho-Educational Evaluation, an IEP and/or a 504. She also assists families with applying for accommodations for the PSAT/SAT/ACT.

Danielle Epler, PsyD

Dr. Danielle Epler is Licensed Clinical Psychologist, who completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Indianapolis. She completed an interdisciplinary postdoctoral fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children in the Riley Child Development Center and was part of the Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) training program. During her fellowship, Dr. Epler specialized in neurodevelopmental disorders including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, ADHD, and learning disorders.

For the past decade, Dr. Epler has worked with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities in a variety of settings including community mental health clinics, medical settings, and ABA centers. She enjoys helping children with co-occurring disorders cope with depression, anxiety, and other behavioral and emotional disorders. Dr. Epler will work collaboratively to develop goals for your child to help them manage their emotions and develop coping skills to improve their wellbeing. She will help them to enhance social skills, reduce challenging behaviors, and support independent living skills. She primarily works from a cognitive-behavioral orientation but adapts her treatment to meet the client’s specific needs.

In addition to working with children and adolescents, Dr. Epler is passionate about working with parents of children with developmental delays. Coping with a child’s disruptive behaviors can be overwhelming. Dr. Epler can support you in that journey. Through helping you learn the functions of your child’s behavior, Dr. Epler will empower you to reduce your child’s disruptive behaviors and increase efficient social communication.

Dr. Epler also offers comprehensive psychological testing and diagnostic evaluation services for children

ages 2 and up. Referral questions may include Developmental Delays, Autism, ADD/ADHD, Learning Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities.

 

Daniel Snock, MS, LPC

Daniel is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who earned his undergraduate degree from Holy Family University and his Masters of Science degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. He has worked in the mental health field for over ten years in a variety of settings, including specialized schools, partial programs, outpatient, and community mental health.  During this time Daniel has received training in cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems therapy with a focus in Ecosystemic Family Therapy.  

 

Daniel has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with Autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression and ODD. He is also experienced in helping his clients manage suicidal ideation and self-harm. His area of expertise is working with families and focusing parent-child relationships. Daniel believes that by working with individuals and their families he can help them achieve better communication and a support system to help them attain their goals.

 

Daniel’s approach to therapy stems from the belief everyone needs something different from counseling.  This is why his approach focuses on meeting the client where they are in their journey and working from there. He offers a safe environment for each client to find their inner strength and improve their life.  He prides himself on his genuineness and non-judgmental approach. 

Emily Caliguri, MA

Emily received her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Immaculata University. She has an
undergraduate degree in Psychology and Social Science from Penn State University. Emily has experience working in behavioral health practices and community mental health clinics. Her specialties include working with children with ADHD, Autism, and other developmental, emotional, and behavioral concerns. 

Emily has been a Social and Coping Skills Class leader at Spectrum of Solutions for over 5 years. She facilitates classes for children ages 3-12 and uses her education and hands on experience to implement best practices to help children develop emotional regulation and communication skills necessary for social success.

 

Please visit Social and Coping Skills Classes page for more information.

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