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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 18 years of experience in working with adults, children and families in various outpatient mental health settings. Ilona earned her Master's degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University in 2007.

 

As a parent and professional, Ilona enjoys working with children with neurodevelopmental, emotional, sensory, and behavioral differences. Her specialties include working with autistic children, teens and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, emotional dysregulation, and other issues that prevent them from reaching their full potential. In addition, Ilona offers support, guidance, and individual and family counseling to caregivers of children with special needs.

 

Ilona integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in her work with clients and offers strength-based, solution-oriented approach to find what works best for each individual. She believes that neurological differences are what makes each person unique and her goal is to help her clients embrace their differences, claim their strengths and used them constructively. Ilona's believes that growth can happen at any age and there is no such thing as unattainable goals in one's life.

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.

 

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 differences, including autism, 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, and other medical settings. 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.

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Daniel Snock, MS, LPC

 

Daniel is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who earned his  Masters of Science degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. He has worked in the mental health field for over twelve years in a variety of settings, including specialized schools, partial programs, outpatient, and community mental health.  

 

Daniel has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with Autism, ADHD, anxiety, and depression . He also has experiences working with Men’s issues and those from the LGBTQ+ community.  Daniel’s area of expertise is working with families and  their 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 realistic, genuine, and non-judgmental approach.

Christina Palaschak, MA, ATR-BC, LPC, ACS

 

 

Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the University of the Arts and her Master’s Degree in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel University. Christina has nearly 20 years of clinical experience working with young children, adolescents, and adults as well as families. Christina has worked in multiple settings including residential, partial programming, and outpatient treatment.  She is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and LGBTQ+ Affirmative Therapy. Christina works with people in various modalities including traditional talk therapy, art therapy, virtual telehealth and group therapy.

Christina enjoys working with children and their families to help improve self-esteem, communication and healthy decision making. She has experience working with people with a range of presentations including anxiety, trauma, thought disorders, problematic behaviors, OCD, phobias, LGBTQ+ related issues, neurodivergence, and emotional dysregulation.

Christina believes in treating the whole person and emphasizes the importance of nurturing passions, building self-efficacy, and focusing on self-care. While working with adults she focuses on the development of stress management skills, self-awareness and improved coping to support a healthier and happier lifestyle. Christina’s empathic approach to working with people is strengths based, person centered, solution focused, and expressive.

Jenn Kirschner, LSW

 

Jenn received her Bachelors degree in Psychology from Liberty University and her Masters degree in Social Work from Temple University.  As a Licensed Social Worker, Jenn has 15 years of experience in working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, and mood disorders.

 

Jenn’s special interest is in perinatal and postpartum mental health. As a mother of two children, Jenn is passionate about helping women and supporting them through the process of conception, pregnancy, childbirth and parenting.  Jenn also helps women with mental health issues related to pregnancy loss and/or complications. Jenn’s unique background includes 7 years of experience as a nanny, during which she helped several families with young children with their parenting needs. 

 

Jenn enjoys working with women going navigating life transitions and struggling with anxiety and/or depression. Jenn believes that self-parenting is a key component in living a healthy, balanced adult life. She connects with her clients through compassion and humor and uses her personal and professional experience to help each client find their inner strength and reach their individual goals.

Jenn is in network with United Health Care/Optum, Aetna, Quest Behavioral Health, Highmark and Mental Health Consultants. She is out of network with Personal Choice and Keystone Health Plan East. Please contact your insurance to inquire about out of network benefit coverage as you may be eligible for reimbursement. Contact us for information about fees and payment options.

 

Emilie Flynn, MA, R-DMT, LPC

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Emilie earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Dance from Slippery Rock University and earned her Master’s degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Counseling from Drexel University. Emilie has experience in the mental health field in community mental health programs, inpatient programs, and primarily in specialized schools for individuals with autism.

 

Emilie has a passion for working with children and adolescents with neuro-developmental differences. Additionally, she enjoys working with parents and caregivers of children with special needs. Emilie utilizes her dance/movement therapy training to connect to her clients through movement and play. She tailors her approach to each person's individual sensory, emotional, communicative, and neurological differences. 

 

Emilie’s therapeutic approach includes unconditional positive regard for her clients, strength-based interventions, and an emphasis on body and mind connection.

 

Michelle Kamin, LSW

Michelle received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.  As a Licensed Social Worker, Michelle has spent the past nine years working with neurodivergent children and adolescents alongside with their families.

 

Michelle’s area of expertise is working with children diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder, Expressive/Receptive Communication challenges, and other related diagnoses.  Michelle has spent most of her post-graduate career working in a school for bright, capable students with social communication, executive functioning and self regulation challenges. She enjoys teaching and coaching children to help them build their personal toolboxes of coping skills and social strategies.  She is especially interested in helping children build their strength and confidence in the areas of emotion regulation and social skills.  Michelle is passionate about helping children build upon their strengths through developing resilience and celebrating each success along the way.  

Michelle believes whole-heartedly in meeting each client where they are and helping clients develop skills, confidence, and independence.  She takes a holistic, solution focused and strengths-based approach with children and families; she prides herself on building strong relationships with her clients based on a foundation of respect, trust, humor, empowerment and compassion.

Michelle is in network with United Health Care/Optum, Aetna, Quest Behavioral Health, Highmark and Mental Health Consultants. She is out of network with Personal Choice and Keystone Health Plan East. Please contact your insurance to inquire about out of network benefit coverage as you may be eligible for reimbursement. Contact us for information about fees and payment options.

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