• Parent Resource Guide (Revised 3/22/2021)

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    This list is for your information and is not intended as an endorsement. 

    Parents are encouraged to consult with physicians and other trusted professionals when selecting a therapist. 

    Parents should also check with insurance providers before  arranging for services. 

    Please note that additional mental health resources can be found on the OJRHS Student Assistance webpage: https://www.ojrsd.com/domain/238

    A Parent Resource Guide is also available on our website at https://www.ojrsd.com//cms/lib/PA01916155/Centricity/Domain/81/Parent%20Resource%20Guide%204.4.2024.pdf 

    Thank you.


    Emergency Assistance

    Child Line


    Accepts calls from the public and professional sources 24/7. The Intake Unit is available 24 hours to receive reports of suspected child abuse. Any person may report abuse, even if the individual wishes to remain anonymous.

    Chester County Drug and Alcohol                      


    601 Westtown Rd., Ste 325              

    West Chester, PA 19380

    Provides substance abuse treatment, intervention and prevention.

    Crisis Intervention

    Valley Creek Crisis Center



    469 Creamery Way

    Exton, PA 19341

    Provides 24 hour emergency mental health service.

    24/7 telephone crisis, counseling and mobile outreach services.


    Crime Victims of Chester County                   

    610-692-7420 hotline                                                     


    135-137 West Market Street

    West Chester PA, 19382


    Victim advocate program which also offers harassment programs in schools.




    Dr. Michele Angello , PhD


    987 Old Eagle School Road, Suite 719

    Wayne, PA 19087


    Clinical Sexologist & Gender Specialist. Individual, group and family therapy.  Primary interests include working with transgender youth and adults, as well as individuals who identify as genderqueer. She also welcomes people dealing with issues of sexual orientation, alternative lifestyles and adolescent sexuality questions.

    Dr. Jeffery Bernstein


    430 Exton Commons

    Exton, PA 19341


    Provides child and family therapy. Experience includes ADHD, anxiety, loss, depression, divorce and behavior problems.  

    Dr. Hilda Daniel/Megan Rosenblatt, Nurse Practitioner

    Bryn Mawr Collaborative Psychiatric Associates


    925 W. Lancaster Ave., Suite 210

    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

    Nurse practitioner specializing in psychiatry/mental health.  

    No insurance accepted.

    Dr. Ramesh Eluri


    404 E. High St.

    Pottstown, PA 19464



    We offer an array of outpatient services. Our individualized approach draws upon a wide range of treatment modalities and benefits you by gaining the insights and tools you need to move forward with confidence in life.

    Additional location in Jeffersonville, PA.



    Dr. Jeffrey Naser, MD & Associates


    1137 Lancaster Avenue

    Berwyn, PA 19312

    Child and adult psychiatric evaluations, medication management, limited therapy (there are therapists on site) & quotient testing. 

    Fee for services, no insurance accepted.

    Elna Yadin, Clinical Psychologist


    1029 Wyndon Ave.

    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

     A mental health professional with highly specialized training in the diagnosis and psychological treatment of mental, behavioral and emotional illnesses, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Her main focus is on diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Some of the common disorders that she can treat are learning disabilities, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders.



    Tricia Ferrara, LPC


    Chester Springs, PA


    A licensed, professional counselor, parenting strategist, and author who has helped individuals, couples, and families navigate their lives with grace and truth for more than fifteen years. 

    Connie Fritz


    296 W. Ridge Pike, Suite 101

    Limerick, PA 19468


    Works with children ages 5-18, adults, families and couples. 

    Most major insurances are accepted.

    Stacey Hess, LCSW

    Comprehensive Counseling


    21 W. Washington Street, Suite B

    West Chester PA 19380 


    Counseling and therapy for mental health issues.

    Josh Hostetter MA LPC


    1200 High Street

    Suite 300

    Pottstown, PA 19464


    Our goal at Hostetter, LPC is to create a safe and comfortable environment for you to grow in your heart, soul, mind, and strength. We specialize in pre-teen and adolescent depression, anxiety, school issues, emotional issues, bullying, self-esteem, self-harm, ADHD, drug and alcohol use.

    Nancy King, LPC


    601 Main Street

    Phoenixville, PA 19460

    Provides adolescent and parent support for families in crisis. Private setting ensures confidentiality. Has 15 years’ experience working in the OJR School District.

    Most insurances are accepted. 


    Victoria Morgan, LPC


    617 B Swedesford Corporate Park

    Malvern, PA 

    Works with children, teens, young adults and families in addressing any barriers interfering with quality of life.  Many of the clients and families she has worked successfully with present with depression, anxiety, self- injury, self-esteem, adjustment disorder, ADHD, specific learning disabilities, changing families, children of addicted parents, victims of bullying, social phobias, school avoidance, grief and loss, OCD and Asperger's Syndrome.

    Alexandra Pompano, MA, LPC

    reNEW YOU Counseling and Wellness, LLC


    168 W. Ridge Pike, Unit #131

    Royersford, PA 19468

    Helps clients identify key coping skills to manage rollercoaster emotions, chaotic relationships, impulsive/destructive behaviors, and connect mind-body through mindfulness based practices. 

    Offers individual, group, & family therapy as well as a 2x per week DBT intensive program and parent training.

    Specialties include suicidal ideation, self-harming, and depression. 

    Adrianne Wagner, LMFT


    511 W. Main Street

    Trappe, PA 19426


    Specializes in therapy for adolescents, young adults and families. Works with anxiety, depression, trauma & family conflict. EMDR trained and telehealth available.




    Counseling Agencies

    The Anxiety & OCD Center

    Dr. Bridget Erwin


    270 Lancaster Avenue, Building J

    Malvern, PA 19355


    Specializes in treatment of  anxiety and OCD helping countless people to overcome worry and create calm, confidence, and happy, effective relationships through Coaching for Calm and Confidence by Dr. Erwin.

    Arrive Therapy



    Focuses on counseling with clients who are trans, non-binary, gay, lesbian, and bisexual.  Also works with the entire family and provides support to parents whose children are "coming out" or transitioning.

    Located in Paoli, PA.

    Associates of Springfield Psychological



    Provides a full range of programs and services including anger management, individual and family counseling and specialized workshops.

    Locations in Springfield, Havertown & West Chester.

    The Brightening Center


    967 Swedesford Road

    Suite 100

    Exton, PA 19341


    Provides leadership, career and life coaching services as well as peer/family recovery from addiction, counseling and therapy and mind-body services.

    Center for Families


    101 Phoenixville Pike

    Malvern, PA 19355


    Provides peer support, education, and clinical counseling for mental health issues that affect families every day.

    Center for Psychological Services


    41 Leopard Rd

    Building #1 #304

    Paoli, PA 19301


    Provides child, adolescent, family and marital counseling with flexible hours available. 

    Therapists are willing to work with each case on financial arrangements, if needed.


    Chester Springs Clinical Associates, LLC

    223 Byers Road, Suite 1

    Chester Springs, PA 19425


    Provides compassionate and supportive therapy services in a comfortable and safe professional environment. Services offered: clinical consultation, individual and family therapy with group therapy coming soon.

    CM Counsel

    Plymouth Meeting: 610-825-9400

    King of Prussia: 484-808-5340

    Exton: 610-524-0780

    A licensed staff highly qualified to help effectively address and resolve any obstacles to emotional well-being and peace of mind.  Specializes in providing clinical, counseling, educational and health psychological services as well as psychiatric assessment and medication management.  Provides services to adults, children, adolescents, families, and couples.

    Collaborative Counseling Services LLC

    Christopher James Carbo, MA, LPC, NCC, CCDP-D

    610-440-3623 x1

    47 Marchwood Road, Suite 2A-8

    Exton, PA 19341

    Mindfulness based cognitive therapy for those who want to manage anxiety and/or depression. Also specializes in addiction. 

    Flexible fees based on income.

    Cornerstone Therapy and Wellness, LLC   

    Jennifer Benjamin    


    639 Swedesford Rd., Malvern, PA 

    996 Old Eagle School Rd., Ste. 1105, Wayne, PA

    Provides individual and group therapy as well as adolescent and Autism/Asperger’s therapy. Experts in the field of behavioral, bipolar, self-esteem and school issues. Insurance accepted. 

    Cash payment discount for no insurance submittal.

    Creative Health Services                              


    11 Robinson Street                                                      

    Pottstown, PA 19465

    Provides outpatient therapy, children’s partial program Wrap-Around Program, adolescent drug and alcohol, prevention program.

    Creative Health Services


    1 Mennonite Church Rd

    Spring City, PA

    Provides outpatient therapy, children’s partial program Wrap-Around Program, adolescent drug and alcohol, prevention program. 

    Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health                   


    1041 W. Bridge Street 

    Phoenixville, PA 19460


    Provides individual and family counseling, children’s partial program, Wrap-Around Services, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is offered as well.

    ETHOS Treatment, LLC


    21 W. Washington St.   

    Suite B

    West Chester PA 19380 


    ETHOS's mission is to provide optimum intensive therapeutic interventions to overcome the barriers that individuals face to achieve long-term recovery.  Through consistent support in a multifaceted treatment approach, ETHOS strives to provide a therapeutic setting for individuals to find their authentic selves free from substance abuse. 

    Family Services of Chester County                            


    310 North Matlack Street

    West Chester PA, 19382


    Provides outpatient counseling to individuals and families.

    Girls on Fire


    Renee S. McClure, LCSW

    2528 Limekiln Road

    Douglassville, PA 19518


    Provides counseling and life coaching to help girls and young women understand and manage their anxiety.  Provides assistance with navigating the pressures of adolescence and young adulthood while developing the self-awareness, self-esteem, and resiliency they need.

    Innovative Counseling Associates

    Debbie Fetterman, MSW, LSW

    610-326-2728 ext. 34

    600 Creekside Dr., Suite 601

    Pottstown, PA 19464


    Outpatient mental health practice in Pottstown which serves childrens, teens, and adults in the Owen J. Roberts and surrounding communities.  

    Offering telehealth/video services.  

    Inspire Behavioral Health

    Dr. Martine S. Ott

    267-563-8180 or  admin@inspirebh.org

    Boyertown & King of Prussia locations


    Inspire Behavioral Health is a private psychiatry practice serving adolescents and adults seeking to improve and maintain their emotional well-being. With offices in Montgomery and Berks counties, IBH values the importance of affordable and accessible care. Owned and operated by an advanced practice nurse, IBH offers full-service medication management, with a holistic emphasis, to clients aged 13-65.

    IBH offers treatment services for the following disorders:

    mood, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, behavioral, impulse control, eating, psychotic, and personality.

    Life Counseling                                           



    2500 East High Street                                                

    Building 800

    Pottstown, PA 19465 

    Provides individual, family and marital therapy to individuals of all ages. Designed to meet clients emotional and spiritual needs.

    Additional locations in Phoenixville and Paoli.

    Lifeworks Counseling Center


    993 N. Charlotte St.

    Ste. 1-D

    Pottstown, PA 19464

    Provides individual, couple, and family counseling.  Specializing in therapy for depression and anxiety, parenting support, grief, work and career issues, stress management, and conflict resolution.

    Offers bi-lingual/Spanish counseling and online video counseling.  

    Matthews Counseling & Coaching

    Dr. Jesse Matthews

    145 Little Conestoga Rd.

    Chester Springs, PA 19425

    A private practice in Chester Springs offering counseling  and coaching services to individuals of all ages.  They also work with families and couples. 

    Phone by provider.  Contact provider at matthewscounselingcoaching.com.

    Neuropsychological Assessment and Therapy Services

    Julie Guay, PsyD, MBA


    114 John Robert Thomas Drive

    Exton, PA 19341


    Serving children and adults with neurological, mental health, or chronic medical conditions. Psychological and neuropsychological assessment. Support and interventions to improve functioning.

    Open Door Counseling, LLC

    Ashley Saha, LCSW




    Offers teletherapy for adults, children, and families in a variety of settings.  Ashely is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, psychodynamic therapies, narrative therapy, and trauma-informed care.  

    Penn Psychiatric Center


    601 Gay Street

    Phoenixville, PA 19460


    Provides services addressing a wide array of serious mental health concerns. Accepts all major insurances. 

    (Also provides wrap-around services for Montgomery County.  If needed, call 610-489-3333.)

    Psychiatric Services Comprehensive Counseling

    Anna Marie T. Dipietro, CRNP (nurse practitioner)


    21 W. Washington Street, Suite B

    West Chester, PA 19380


    Family Psychiatric Services.   Gene sight testing available to guide treatment plans.

    Psychology and Counseling Associates


    2091 E. High Street

    Pottstown, PA 19464

    Serves children, adolescents and adults.


    Psychology and Counseling Associates


    555 2nd Ave. G-120

    Collegeville, PA 19426


    Serves children, adolescents and adults.


    Sanare Today


    917 Old Fern Hill Road, Suite 100

    West Chester, PA 19380


    Sanare Today provides help and support for those hurting from depression, anxiety or addictions.  Staff are trained and experienced in using the most effective strategies and therapies available such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavioral Skills Training.  They offer an intensive after school program as well as individual and group therapy.

    Multiple locations in Chester Springs, King of Prussia and Trappe. 

    Self Expressions

    Nancy Conway


    Swedesford Corporate Center

    617B Swedesford Road

    Malvern, PA 19355


    We offer an emotionally safe environment where people can come to work through the many struggles life brings.

    Services for Children & Adolescents (Devereux)


    Jen Cooper, Program Director

    1041 West Bridge St.

    Phoenixville, PA 19460

    Provides individual and family counseling, children's partial program and wrap-around services.  Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is offered as well.

    Spilove Psychotherapry

    Tiffany Spilove, MS, MFT Psychotherapy


    West Chester PA 19380 



    Treats eating disorders and creates teams that include dietitians, doctors and psychiatrists. Also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Trauma Therapy. Offers young adult recovering women's groups in addition to LGBTQ groups.

    Therapeutic Alliance


    770 East Market St., Suite 220

    West Chester, PA 19382


    Services include: professional men's group, male substance abuse adolescent group, women's co-dependency group, individual mental health counseling and therapy, children, couples, and family counseling, assessments and individual therapy specializing in young adults, and professional counselor and clinical interventions.

    Additional location at 101 Phoenixville Pike, Malvern, PA. 

    Well-Mind Therapy LLC

    Susan Winters-Griste, L.M..F.T.


    The Commons at Valley Forge

    1220 Valley Forge Road, Suite 38

    Valley Forge, PA 19482


    With a compassionate and sensitive approach to individual journeys in life, she makes it a priority to fully understand the nature of the client's concern and experience. Specializes in anger modification, depression, anxiety, stress, body/self-image, conflict resolution, and personal growth.

    The West Chester Therapy Group                        


    222 N. Walnut Street, Suite E

    West Chester, PA 19380


    Provides individual therapy, relationship therapy and family therapy. Works with a variety of areas including: anxiety, depressions, grief and loss, college stress, body image, life transitions and much more.

    Does not accept insurance except HSA and FSA.  Fee range depends on preferred therapist. 


    Partial/Inpatient Treatment Centers

    Behavioral Health & Recovery Services:

    Rogers Behavioral Health

    267-787-6600 or 844-843-3992

    1 Winding Drive, Suite 106

    Philadelphia, PA 19131




    At Rogers in Philadelphia, patients can access effective outpatient treatment and the support needed to find hope and healing from their mental health conditions. We offer partial hospitalization care to children, teens and adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety. Partial hospitalization care is also available to teens and adults with depression, bipolar disorder, or other mood disorders.

    Our specialized outpatient care allows each patient a significant amount of time in treatment—six hours per day, five days per week—while still maintaining a regular home schedule and strong network of family and friends.

    At this time, Rogers does not accept Medicaid/Medicare in Philadelphia.

    The Light Program


    1566 Medical Dr.

    Suite 320

    Pottstown, PA 19464


    Outpatient mental health treatment for adults and teens, promoting hope, change and healing.  

    Multiple locations in southeastern Pennsylvania, some with weekend and evening availability. 

    Accepts most major commercial insurances. 


    Teen Issues 

    Big Brothers, Big Sisters of SE PA                          


    9 N. Darling St

    West Chester PA, 19380


    Serves Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester Counties offering one on one mentoring to as-risk youth ages 7-17.

    Rehab after Work/School                             


    491 John Young Way                                                  

    Suite 300                                                                    

    Exton, PA 19341              

    Licensed intensive outpatient drug and alcohol treatment program.  

    Provides drug and alcohol treatment for adolescents in the Delaware Valley. Potential services include: intensive outpatient services, family therapy, outpatient group, individual therapy, parental support group, psychiatric services as needed and addiction awareness program. All major insurances accepted, as well as self-pay.

    Also located in Pottstown and Phoenixville. 

    Renfrew Center Foundation                



    Information and counseling for eating disorders.


    Teen Line


    Teen Link operates a help line for youth every evening from 6:00-10:00 pm. The Teen Link helpline provides youth with a confidential, safe place to vent anger, express fears and anxieties, and seek comfort and support.

    Woodland Forge


    Dr. Ellen Davis

    4053 Tinker Hill Road

    Phoenixville, PA 19460


    Offers an outpatient eating disorder program specializing in anorexia, bulimia, and overeating.  Best known for Family Based Treatment (FBT) which is now referred to as "the golden standard of care" for child and adolescent eating disordered patients.

    Please note: Insurance is NOT accepted.




    Grief & Loss

    a haven


    623 North Pottstown Pike

    Exton, PA 19341



    Helping children grieve through a family-centered approach.

    Peters Place                                      


    150 N. Radnor-Chester Rd

    Suite F 130

    Radnor, PA 19087


    A center for grieving children and families. 

    The Center For Loss and Bereavement

    (610) 222-4110

    3847 Skippack Pike

    Skippack, PA 19474

    A non-profit organization that provides professional counseling, support services and education within an environment of support and education for those individuals and families dealing with loss and bereavement.


    Other Resources



    Help for family and friends of problem drinkers.

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)



    Center for Addictive Diseases


    Oaklands Corporate Center

    479 Thomas Jones Way, Suite 800

    Exton, PA 19341

    Provides drug and alcohol treatment services for individuals age 14 and older, with substance abuse problems and their family members that are affected by this illness.

    Chester County Department of Children               

    Youth and Families


    Government Services Center

    601 Westtown Rd.


    West Chester PA, 19382       

    Provides protective services, life skills education, family treatment services, reunification services, adoption services, etc.

    Chester County Health Department


    HIV/AIDS testing and counseling; prenatal and postpartum health services; sexually transmitted disease clinic, WIC.

    Chester County Career Link


    Oaklands Corporate Center

    479 Thomas Jones Way., Ste. 500

    Exton, PA 19341

    Economic and workforce development needs of job seekers, employers and workers; job and training referrals and placement.


    Domestic Violence Center (DVCCC of Chester Co.)                              


    610-431-3546 (Phoenixville office)

    Intervention, programs, outreach and systems advocacy to prevent and reduce domestic violence.

    GRANDFamilies of Chester County


    Contact email: dwillettadvocacy@gmail.com



    Offers information, referrals, and peer support to those who are raising children of others.  Virtual support groups and trainings are also offered.  

    Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center


    502 W Germantown Pike

    East Norriton, PA 19403


    A safe,place for young victims of child sexual abuse or serious physical abuse. Coordination of prosecutors, law enforcement officials, social service and medical professionals. Medical services designed to reduce the trauma associated with physical examination required in abuse cases. Referrals for therapeutic services for child victims and their families.

    Narcotics Anonymous (NA)                                

    1-800-550-1964 (Chester County)

    215-NAWORKS (Outside Chester County)