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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.

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Ilona Naroditskiy, MA, LPC

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Ilona (she/her) is the founder and Executive Director at Spectrum Of Solutions Therapy Services. Ilona is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 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 neurodivergent children.

 

Ilona offers strength-based, solution-oriented approach to find what works best for each individual. Ilona integrates a variety of therapeutic approaches in her work, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Play Therapy (DIR, Autplay), and other modalities. 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.

Ilona provides both in-person and telehealth services in PA and telehealth only services in FL. Florida Telehealth Provider number TPMC3575. FL Telehealth Dept. https://flhealthsource.gov/telehealth/

Tracey Katz, LCSW

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Tracey (she/her) 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.

 

Tracey offers both In Person and Telehealth services. 

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Pamela Meyers, MA, NCC, LPC

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Pam (she/her) 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 Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and play therapy in her work 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.

Pam offers both In Person and Telehealth services.

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

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Christina (she/her) 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.

Christina only offers Telehealth services at this time.

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Jenn Kirschner, LSW

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Jenn (she/her) 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.

Jenn only offers Telehealth services at this time.

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Deborah Hoelper, M. Ed, PA-LBS

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Debbe (she/her) is a Licensed Behavior Specialist and Certified Teacher (K-8), who received her Masters of Education degree from Arcadia University,  Certificate in Autism from La Salle University and a Certificate in Infant Mental Health from Widener University. She also holds a Certificate in DIR/Floortime® from ICDL. Debbe has been working with children in various capacities since 1979.  Debbe has a unique history of experiences as a mobile therapist, inclusion teacher, special instructor, social group program development and director of camp for children with social-emotional differences. She is also the mother of an autistic adult. 

Debbe is a one of the facilitators of the Social Connections Program at Spectrum of Solutions. She enjoys working with children in a group setting, where she helps them develop skills such as self-awareness, self-acceptance, self-advocacy, self-regulation, effective communication skills, problem solving, and other skills necessary for personal and social success.

 

Stefanie Recchio, MS, NCC

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Stefanie (she/her) is a Nationally Certified Counselor with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University. She is currently working towards becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has experience in providing counseling to children, teens and adults in a variety of settings.

 

Stefanie has a strong background in addressing a diverse range of mental health concerns including Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Major Depressive Disorder. She also has experience working with neurodivergent children and young adults and is knowledgeable in Autism and ADHD. Stefanie utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Motivational interviewing (MI) techniques among other approaches in her work with clients. She believes in a collaborative therapy process and strives to create a safe and inclusive environment for her clients.

 

Stefanie has a particular interest in supporting women through their personal growth journey, specifically in the areas of self-esteem and anxiety. She is deeply committed to helping her clients navigate the complexities of life changes, guiding them towards personal growth and self-empowerment.

 

Stefanie is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is working under the direct supervision of the program director, Ilona Naroditskiy, LPC. Stefanie accepts Aetna and Mental Health Consultants insurance plans. She is not in network with any other insurance plans, but she does offer services on a reduced fee schedule. Contact us for information about fees and payment options. 

Stefanie offers both In Person and Telehealth services.

Riley Schermond, MSS, LCSW

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Riley (they/he) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 13 years of clinical experience working with youth and their families across the greater Philadelphia area in a variety of settings from outpatient therapy, home-based care, and medical settings. They earned their Master's Degree in Social Service from Bryn Mawr College.

 

Riley is passionate about working with children, adolescents, and adults who are having difficulty managing stress and anxiety after difficult events in their lives. They love to help their clients improve emotional regulation, communication, familial support, and self-esteem. They specialize in supporting youth and their families experiencing trauma, anxiety, concerns related to sexual development and behavior, and executive functioning challenges. Riley is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), the Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and provides LGBTQ+ and neurodiversity affirming care.

 

Riley believes in focusing on children and family's strengths and considering their whole experience while providing a safe, non-judgmental space to heal and continue to support each other. They use traditional talk therapy alongside expressive art and play techniques that involve a person's unique interests to help them feel seen, cope with difficult feelings, and build a sense of confidence in themselves.

Riley accepts Aetna, Optum/United Health Care, Highmark (BCBS), Independence Blue Cross (IBC), Keystone Health Plan East, Personal Choice, Allied Trades, Quest Behavioral Health, Health Advocate and Mental Health Consultants. They are out of network with all other insurance plans at this time. 

 

Riley offers both in-person and telehealth services.

Morgan Caione, Intern

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Morgan (she/her) earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rowan University and she currently enrolled in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program at Chestnut Hill College’s. Morgan has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. She also has extensive experience working with neurodivergent youth and is knowledgeable in Autism and ADHD.

 

Morgan provides compassionate care to children, teens and young adults facing various psychological challenges. Morgan’s empathetic and collaborative approach creates a safe and nurturing environment where clients can feel comfortable expressing their thoughts and emotions. She is dedicated to meeting the unique needs of each client, aiming to gain a holistic understanding of each individual’s strengths and challenges to provide tailored and accommodating treatment. Morgan is passionate about working with children and families and collaborating with each individual to help them develop and expand upon skills that promote healthy coping strategies, emotional regulation, effective communication skills, positive relationship building, and strong self-esteem. 

Morgan is currently not in network with any of the insurance plans, but she offers affordable sliding scale options with the goal to make mental health services accessible to those who need them the most. Morgan offers both in person and telehealth services. Her clinical supervisor at Spectrum of Solutions is Christina Palaschak, LPC 

If you would like to request a new client appointment with one of our therapists, please fill out this form and we will contact you as soon as an opening becomes available:

Serra Karamete, MEd

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Serra (she/her) is a pre-licensed clinician with a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychological and Social Sciences from Pennsylvania State University. Serra enjoys working with children, teens, adults and families. Serra’s commitment to delivering high-quality care in a supportive and nurturing environment is the heart of her work.

 

Serra uses person-centered, multiculturally respectful and evidence-based approaches. She is passionate about working with children and teens struggling with anxiety, depression, confidence/self-esteem, grief, trauma, phobias, emotional dysregulation and changes in family dynamics. She also has a significant background in working with neurodivergent children and teens, and is knowledgeable in Autism and ADHD. 

 Serra is fluent in both English and Turkish. She is working under the direct supervision of the program director, Ilona Naroditskiy, LPC. Serra accepts Aetna and Mental Health Consultants insurance plans. She is not in network with any other insurance plans, but she does offer services on a reduced fee schedule. Contact us for information about fees and payment options.

 

Serra offers both in-person and telehealth services. 

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