OUR CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS

Our office and professional staff is experienced and compassionate. We are happy to help you find a clinical professional that best matches your needs, to answer your questions and to alleviate any concerns regarding seeking treatment.

Our staff includes Psychiatrists (MD), Physician Assistants (PA), and Certified Registered Nurse Practitioners (CRNP), who are available to provide evaluations and prescribe medication, as well as Psychologists (PhD, PsyD, EdD), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Board CertifiedAdvanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN-BC), and Licensed Social Workers (LSW).

Each is empowered and committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our patients, and each is experienced with a wide variety of behavioral health conditions, issues and treatment options.

Prescribers

Rebecca Malfaro, C.R.N.P.

Rebecca is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, performing psychiatric assessments and evaluations for the use of psychiatric medication. She treats children, adolescents, and adults and currently sees patients in the Reading office location.

Frank Masino, PA-C

Frank is a Certified Physician Assistant providing assessment and treatment of mental health disorders for individuals ages 18 and older. He currently sees patients in the Reading office location.

Janice Reichert, M.S.N., R.N., C.R.N.P.

Janice Reichert is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, performing psychiatric assessments and evaluations for the use of psychiatric medication in the treatment of all mental health disorders. Janice treats adults at the Wyomissing office location.

Jerome Weber, C.R.N.P.

Jerry is a Certified Registerd Nurse Practitioner who provides medication evaluation and management of mental health disorders for adolescents and adults. He sees patients out of both the Wyomissing and Reading office locations.

Mark Putnam, M.D., C.P.E.

Dr. Putnam is Board Certified in Adult, Child/Adolescent, and Administrative Psychiatry. He completed his medical school training at Temple University, his adult psychiatry training at the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital, and his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He has been Medical Director for the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center since 1994, and is currently also Medical Director for Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern, PA, a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Reading, PA. He sees children, adults, and families for evaluation and treatment of all psychiatric disorders. In addition, Dr. Putnam is faculty for the Pennsylvania Gestalt Center and co-leads workshops and training at the Center in Malvern, PA. Dr. Putnam sees patients at both the Wyomissing and Reading office locations.

Counselors

Melissa Conti, Psy.D., R.D.

Dr. Conti is a Licensed Psychologist and Registered Dietitian. She also holds a specialized degree in Psychological Testing. Dr. Conti presently sees individuals of all ages with a primary focus on the treatment of eating disorders and women’s health issues. She also performs psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery. Dr. Conti sees patients at the Wyomissing office location.

Christina Harmon, LSW, M.Ed

Christina is a Licensed Social Worker and also holds a Master’s degree in Human Sexuality. She treats a variety of mental health diagnoses, including mood disorders, anxiety and psychosis. Christina sees adults in the Wyomissing office location.

Christine Katzaman, L.P.C.

Christine is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor, who treats children, adolescents, and adults. She specializes in treating trauma and dual diagnosis. Christine sees patients in the Wyomissing office location.

Audrey Leffler, M.A.

Audrey has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology. She treats children, adolescents, and adults and specializes in domestic violence, anger management, and PTSD. She also provides animal-assisted therapy. Audrey sees patients in the Reading office location.

James P. Miller, L.C.S.W.

Jim Miller is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker treating adults individually and in family therapy. He specializes in couples counseling and facilitates group sessions enhancing couples’ relationships. In addition, Jim sees clients affected by anxiety, depression, addiction, stress and aging issues. Jim sees patients at the Wyomissing office location.

Kim Miller, LPC

Kim is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional for individuals 14 years and older. Addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, substance abuse, domestic violence, trauma and loss. Experience working with addictions and mental health disorders, homelessness, criminal justice with modality of treatments including client-focused, CBT, trauma, family systems, talk therapy and humor. Kim sees individuals at the Wyomissing Office location and is available mid-mornings and evenings.

Timothy Neher, MA

Timothy has a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling. He treats adolescents and adults, and takes a person-centered and trauma-informed approach to the treatment of mood disorders and other behavioral health conditions. He also specializes in the use of mindfulness meditation in therapy. He currently sees clients out of the Reading office location.

Dylan Shipe, BA

Dylan has her BA and is working towards her MA in family, marriage, and couples counselling. Dylan currently provides counselling for all ages. Focusing on individuals who have depression and anxiety. Dylan sees patients in the Reading office location.

Michele Siegfried, M.S.W., L.S.W.

Michele holds a Master's Degree in Social Work and treats children adolescents, and adults. Specializing in the treatment of trauma, depression, and anxiety, Michele provides individual and family counseling. She also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, and Gestalt Therapy. Michele sees patients out of the Reading office location.

Cynthia Thomasset, M.A.

Cynthia holds a Masters's Degree in Counseling Psychology. She sees children, adolscents, and adults, specializing in LGBT issues, anxiety, and depression. Cynthia provides play therapy and art therapy for children and she sees patients in the Reading office location.

Christine M. Wasser, L.C.S.W.

Christine Wasser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Gestalt Therapist providing individual, family and group counseling to children, adolescents and adults. Christine specializes in the area of children and adolescents with extensive experience in treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  She sees patients at the Reading office location.

Joslyn Velez,MSW

Joslyn Velez​ is a Masters-level Social Worker providing counseling services for all ages. She provides individual and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults for a variety of different mental health diagnoses including; mood disorders, substance use, trauma and grief. Joslyn sees patients in the Reading office.

Julie Witman, LPC

Julie is a Licensed Professional Counselor, providing counseling for children, adolescents, and adults. She is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. She specializes in treatment of depression, anxiety, and grief. She also provides counseling for those with Autism Spectrum Disorders, mood disorders, and personality disorders. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, aspects of Play Therapy, Exposure Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Julie sees clients out of the Wyomissing office location.

Jamie Ott, M.A., L.P.C.

Jamie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in treating adolescents, adults, and older adults. Jamie is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She specializes in treatingAnxiety and Panic Disorders;  PTSD, trauma/abuse; Depression; and Borderline Personality Disorder.  Jamie also helps people struggling with issues related to grief, anger, relationship problems, and situational stressors.  Jamie sees people individually or as couples, and leads a weekly DBT Group.  These services are provided at the Reading office location.

LOCATION

Reading

1800 North 12th Street
Reading, PA 19604
(610) 816-5728

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