Staff

Patricia M. Kelly, Ph.D.
President
Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Kelly holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in Educational Developmental Psychology from Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Dr. Kelly is a frequent presenter at clergy and educational conferences. She is member of the National Pastoral Life Center’s, Beginning a Pastorate Program; serves as a Consultor for NOCERCC; and as a Board Member of the Catholic Leadership Institute.

Dr. Kelly works extensively with Religious Communities, Diocese, Parishes, Schools, Businesses and other mission driven organizations in the areas of leadership development, strategic planning and the integration of collaboration as a model of ministry and administration.

Dr. Kelly has a broad experience in conflict resolution within and between professional, ministerial and family groups.

610-358-2250 Extension 102 • PMKelly@kellycounseling.com


Veronica Childs, MS, LPC, NCC

Veronica is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s Degree in Pastoral Care and Counseling, as well as her undergraduate degree from Neumann University, and earned certification from the National Board of Certified Counselors.

Ronnie has many years of experience working with individuals and couples, focusing her clinical knowledge on depression, anxiety, trauma, bereavement, and spirituality concerns.

She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and uses this modality to help those with longstanding trauma, PTSD, attachment, and other psychological issues.

Ronnie has day and evening hours on Monday, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

610-358-2250 Extension 306 • VChilds@kellycounseling.com


Dorothy K. Sayers, Psy.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Certified School Psychologist

Dr. Sayers received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College and her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University. Dr. Sayers is also a certified Pennsylvania School Psychologist.

Dr. Sayers has more than fifteen years experience in working as a therapist. She has experience in working with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She works with a variety of issues including adolescent developmental issues, depression, anxiety, transitions, and grief. She also has experience within the school setting and is able to use this familiarity in helping teens and their families adjust to transitions to schools and to address specific school concerns.

Dr. Sayers has extensive experience in providing psychoeducational and psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. She currently served as a school psychologist in a private school setting providing consultation services to the staff and teachers in addition to working with the students both individually and in groups.

610-358-2250 Extension 103 • DSayers@kellycounseling.com


Loretta Butakis, M.A. C.S.P.

Loretta Butakis has hours on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, afternoons, and evenings, and Saturday mornings. Loretta’s clinical interests lie in family dynamics, parenting, life transitions, ADHD issues, school difficulties, educational assessment, depression, anxiety, and parent advocacy.

Loretta spent many years working in the public school system as a school psychologist in PA, NJ and IL. Loretta has also maintained a client-base consisting of children, adolescents, families, and individuals in a private practice setting. Loretta’s primary approach with her clients is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, though she utilizes a variety of techniques from various treatment modalities including imago therapy, emotional freedom treatment, and relational therapy.

Loretta received her master’s degree in counseling psychology and school psychology certification from Immaculata University, in Paoli, PA. She earned her B.S. in psychology from St. Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia, PA.

610-358-2250 • LButakis@kellycounseling.com