Joel B. Capucao is a PA license Psychiatrist and a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed one year in Mt Sinai Elmhurst in Queens, NY before transferring and finishing his Psychiatry residency in Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia PA. He served as chief resident at Temple University during his senior year. He was awarded the Psychiatry resident of the year by Pfizer and was awarded by the Mclaughlin foundation for Behavioral therapy. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of East RMMC in the Philippines and completed an internship in a VA medical center in the Philippines. His training included Clinical rotations in Forensic settings, Inpatient mental health units and outpatient community mental health centers.
Dr. Capucao has worked in a variety of clinical settings. He previously worked at Patrick Harris State Psychiatric Hospital in Anderson South Carolina. He has worked serving different group, nursing and residential homes around North Carolina. He worked for 3 years in Crozer Chester Hospital as an inpatient Psychiatrist and at the Psychiatric emergency room. He has worked at Mainline Behavioral for the past 8 years in the Partial Hospital Program, for the Center of Addictive Diseases and inpatient Consults at Paoli Hospital.
Prior to Medical School Dr. Capucao completed a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology in the University of the Philippines Los Banos. He worked in Wildlife conservation in particular working with the Haribon Society in saving the Philippine Eagle.
Bruce Kacher, M.S.S is a PA-licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of experience. He received his Masters degree from Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr, PA.
His treatment approach is eclectic, incorporating ideas from Psychodynamic Cognitive Behavioral, Humanistic, Imago and solution-focused therapies. His goal is to tailor therapy to the individual rather than focus on a single school of thought. He believes that an open, compassionate, and reflective atmosphere is most beneficial for his clients to achieve their goals.
His clinical focus is on depression and anxiety that can be associated with many different life and health issues. These include relationships, workplace, medical challenges, and grief issues, as well as challenges posed by post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. He also offers biofeedback and relaxation techniques as part of his approach to stress management.
Services include individual psychotherapy with women and men (18 and older)
Eileen M. Connolly, Ph.D. is a PA licensed Psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. She provides psychotherapy to adolescents and adults. Her specialty areas include anxiety and mood disorders, relationship issues, career stress, executive coaching, weight management and bariatric surgery, gay and lesbian issues including gay teens and parents.
She has professional memberships in the American Psychological Association and the National Register of Health Care Providers.
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Amy Barcus is highly skilled Pennsylvania Licensed Professional Counselor who enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and their families. She received her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University.
Amy has 16 years of experience with counseling in an outpatient setting where she developed skills treating anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, attention-deficit disorders, adjustment disorders, grief, and trauma. Amy believes that it is important to implement a variety of therapeutic approaches to work collaboratively with patients based on their individual needs. She utilizes cognitive behavior therapy and trauma focused CBT as some of treatment modalities. Amy fosters a compassionate working relationship with her patients to encourage healing, growth, and empowerment.
Outside of her professional interest, Amy enjoys running and hiking with her husband and two dogs.
Dr. Eric A. Cotugno is a Pennsylvania licensed clinical psychologist and graduate of Penn State (BA – Psychology ) and Argosy University, Washington, DC (MA, PsyD – Clinical Psychology). A generalist, Dr. Cotugno often works with children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a variety of difficulties. He maintains particular interests in treating individuals contending with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, grief, psychological trauma, ADHD and executive functioning problems, and “technological addictions” (e.g. videogames, internet). He also performs psychological testing as a useful intervention to aid in diagnosis, educational planning, and treatment planning.
Paul Gushurst is a PA licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families. He has experience in treating anxiety, mood disorders (including bi-polar and depression), trauma, adjustment disorders, psychosis, and other life-stress issues.
As a clinician, Paul utilizes a variety of approaches, including cognitive behavioral, humanistic, solution focused, and existential. In all cases, he tries to adjust his style to meet the needs and preferences of each individual client. He also teaches mindfulness, to enhance self-awareness and the ability to manage stress.
Paul is a pragmatic and compassionate therapist. He approaches therapy as a collaborative encounter, helping clients recognize and cultivate their inner strengths. His primary goal is to help clients achieve creative, meaningful, and holistic responses to the complicated challenges of their lives.
Paul earned his master’s degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009.
Joe Francisco is a PA licensed Psychotherapist. He has been working in private practice setting with outpatient clients after being licensed in year 2000. He has extensive healthcare experience in long term care, inpatient, crisis and case management. His eclectic style incorporates Creative Arts, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Client Centered approaches. Joe constantly strives to bring innovative techniques tailored to his patients strengths and capabilities. His solution focused approach challenges patients to pursue their full potential. Among his diverse populations are adults, adolescents, children, families and couples.
Joe received an academic scholarship to Drexel University and was recognized with Academic and Research Awards. He has been supervising Creative Arts, Social Work, Medical and Nursing students since 1995. During his downtime, Joe enjoys an active lifestyle which includes fitness, theater, photography and travel.
Manisha S. Kamat, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress disorders and mood disorders by offering adult individual psychotherapy and psychopharmacology services. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree with Honors from the University of Bombay in India. She completed Psychiatry Residencies at the Topiwala National Medical College in Bombay, India and at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
She completed a Psychoanalytic Fellowship Program at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. Distinctions and honors include: Award for Clinical Excellence from Drexel University College of Medicine, The Gary Kirschbaum M.D. Award for Excellence in Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry; the Major General Jenning’s Gold Medal Prize from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Bombay, India. Dr. Kamat has served as a staff psychiatrist at Crozer-Chester Medical Center where she provided inpatient and outpatient psychiatry services. Along with maintaining outpatient psychiatry practice Dr. Kamat has consulting privileges at Riddle Memorial Hospital affiliated to Main Line Health.
Darree Clark is a Pennsylvania licensed psychotherapist who has over thirty years of clinical experience. Darree has earned her bachelor’s degree from Widener University and a Master’s degree from West Chester University. She also has two years of training in Family Therapy from Philadelphia Child Guidance.
Darree has a wide range of experience, specifically in treating adults and geriatric patients at Crozer Community Hospital. Her expertise is in offering psychotherapy to treat mood disorders, depression, trauma related issues, anxiety disorders, grief, anger management, and stress issues. Darree believes the best way to empower each patient in reaching their own personal goals is by matching the needs of each individual with the appropriate therapy. She uses psychotherapy approaches such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Humanistic & Reality Psychotherapy. Additionally Darree has led the Grief Share support program at her local church.
Lalitha Gurijala is a licensed psychiatrist and has been in practice for 35 years. She has worked at Crozer Chester Medical Center and its affiliates from 1980-1994 followed by the outpatient private practice in general and geriatric psychiatry at Riddle Memorial Hospital.Her experience involves treatment of adult patients from ages 18-90+ in general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry as well as consultation work in a hospital setting.
Dr. Gurijala is a Diplomat of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from Rangaraya Medical College affiliated to Andhra University India in 1971. She completed her psychiatry residency training at VA hospital Coatesville and Thomas Jefferson University hospital in 1980.
Dr. Gurijala believes strongly in building trust in therapeutic relationships and respecting patient's autonomy as a key to facilitating optimum treatment.
Rosanne Walsh is a Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist. She received her BA from Pennsylvania State University in Psychology and a MA in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University. She is also certified as a Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomat.
Rosanne has been providing counseling services for over 25 years, working in various capacities at Crozer Community Hospital. In addition she has worked as an Adjunct Faculty member at Neumann University since 2008.
Rosanne works with young adults, age 16 through geriatrics. She specializes in mood and anxiety disorders. She has experience working with grief, postpartum depression and is EMDR trained for trauma patients. Her emphasis is on empowering the individual through the therapeutic relationship.
Rosanne uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy techniques as well as Humanistic Psychotherapy. She is certified as a group fitness instructor from the American Council on Exercise, recognizing the mind/body connection for good overall health.