Patricia M. Kelly, Ph.D.
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.

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Joan P. Fitzpatrick, Psy.D.

Joan P. Fitzpatrick, Psy.D. obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Immaculata University. Dr. Fitzpatrick also holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Temple University.

Her experience in clinical work is varied and includes providing therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Fitzpatrick has worked in both private practice settings and in hospital environments, with particular interest in working with patients who are facing chronic illness.

Dr. Fitzpatrick has extensive experience working with individuals faced with women's issues. She has a special interest in working with individuals and couples coping with infertility, including associated medical and psychological conditions.

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Bethany Lukban, LMFT

Bethany Lukban is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She received her Master’s degree from Syracuse University in Marriage and Family Therapy. At Le Moyne College, she majored in Psychology and had a double minor in Art and Religion. She sees children, adults, families and couples in her practice at Kelly Counseling and Consulting. Bethany has day and evening hours on Wednesdays, and hours during the day every other Saturday.

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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.

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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.

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Rhondene Miller, Psy.D., BCB

Rhondene Miller received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Widener University. She earned her B.A. from New York University in psychology and political science and an M.A. in forensic psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is also board certified in biofeedback.

Rhondene has worked in a wide variety of mental health settings, including inpatient and outpatient hospital settings and private practices. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with a variety of presenting issues, including anxiety, stress management, depression, trauma, grief, and psychological issues arising from chronic headaches and/or migraines and other health concerns. She primarily utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in treatment, incorporating mindfulness, positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and relational approaches where appropriate.

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Chris Bailey, Psy.D, MBA-HCM, BCB,
Certified Pennsylvania School Psychologist

Chris has day and evening hours on Mondays through Thursdays. His specific clinical interests lie with anxiety and stress relief, LGBT issues, ADHD and other school difficulties, life transitions, depression, and psychoeducational and personality assessments.

Chris has worked in a variety of hospitals, day programs, and schools, providing therapy and assessment to children, adolescents, and adults with a range of presenting concerns. He treats cases from an eclectic perspective, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or more relational approaches when appropriate. He is board certified in biofeedback.

Chris earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology and a Master’s of Business Administration from Widener University. He completed his undergraduate studies in psychology and political science at George Washington University.

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Sharon John, LCSW

Sharon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with extensive experience working with individuals and groups supporting school-aged children, adolescents, and young adults in various settings. Her experience includes working with adolescents and adults with a variety of issues, such as anxiety, trauma, LGBT/sexuality issues, depression, self-esteem, relationship/family conflict, grief and loss. She offers an eclectic approach to treatment, utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) while combining personal strengths with therapeutic strategies to develop an individual plan that is right for each client. Sharon graduated from Rutgers University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work after studying Psychology at Temple University.

Sharon is available for appointments on Thursdays and every other Saturday.

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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.

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Barkley is Chris’s Labrador retriever, and the only four-legged clinician at Kelly Counseling and Consulting. He can often be found around the waiting room, and typically sits in on sessions with Chris. His therapeutic approach consists of showing off a toy for the first minute of a session, and then sleeping on the floor. While he isn’t yet old enough to take the test for therapy dog certification, he plans to do so. If you are allergic to dogs or otherwise uncomfortable around them, please let us know! While Barkley is very friendly, we don’t want his presence to be a distraction or bother to you.