Allison Hopper, DO
Allison began a career in healthcare in 1993 as a physician in general practice with an emphasis in women’s health. Her decision to transition into practicing psychotherapy came after years of observing the relationship between physical and mental health. Allison began training in marriage and family therapy at the Council For Relationships in 2009 and is working toward licensure as a marriage and family therapist. She has focused her interest in couples counseling and individual therapy to manage anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and chronic illness. Contact Allison at 610-547-5135 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karen Ix, MFT
Karen Ix received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is currently completing a Post-Masters Clinical program at the Council For Relationships and working toward licensure as a marriage and family therapist. She has provided therapeutic services in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient and in-home therapy. Karen provides individual, couples and family therapy and sees children, adolescents and adults. Karen has focused on several areas of interest including depression, anxiety, parenting, infertility, self-esteem, trauma, infidelity, communication, eating disorders, loss/grief, blended families and life cycle transitions. Contact Karen at 610-246-3221 or email@example.com.
Matt McFadden, LCSW
Matt McFadden has been working with children, adolescents, adults, and families for over 15 years. He received his Master's Degree in Social Services with a concentration in Clinical Social Work practice from Bryn Mawr College in 1998, and has been licensed as a clinical social worker in Washington and Massachusetts. Matt and his family recently relocated to Chester County, and he is now a licensed clinical social work in PA. Matt offers collaborative, strengths-based therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Matt has extensive experience in treating behavioral challenges in children and adolescents, enhancing/re-charging parenting skills, improving communication and increasing understanding among family members, treating and managing depression, anxiety, anger, stress, and addiction issues, facilitating personal growth/personality integration, and helping interested clients to explore and nourish their own unique spiritual dimension, creativity, and interests in order to live more fully. Contact Matt at 484-202-0236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope Nichols, MA
Hope earned her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University in 2003. She completed the Post-Graduate Clinical Training in Marriage and Family Therapy at The Council for Relationships in 2011 and has submitted her paperwork and tested for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in PA. She has been working in the mental health field for ten years. During her work at Human Services in Downingtown, Hope developed an art therapy program for clients dealing with an array of mental health issues. She also developed art curriculum for students at ESF summer camps in Bryn Mawr. Hope has experience facilitating groups, treating couples, families, individuals and children and has focused her recent work on separation, divorce, child behavioral issues, parenting, co-parenting, professional changes, and mid-life reinvention. She is an experienced speaker, including the parenting series “Parenting on the Main Line.” Contact Hope at 610-348-0309 or email@example.com.
Shelby Riley, LMFT is supervising all the associates and will still be an integral part of the care each client receives.