Dr. Jennifer deBerardinis
Dr. deBerardinis is a clinical psychologist with a bachelor’s degree from Temple University and a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA where she specialized in multicultural issues and evidence-based practices. She recently completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Friends Hospital where she worked with a diverse patient population spanning the spectrum of mental health issues.
Dr. deBerardinis is trained in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Systems Theory, which advises her work with couples. In the treatment she takes a compassion-based approach to foster understanding, safety, and hope. She has extensive experience in working with diverse populations and welcomes couples of every background into therapy. One of her main goals is to work collaboratively with couples in order to develop resiliency, foster re-connection, and build lasting trust and intimacy.
Dr. Anna Nicholaides
Dr. Nicholaides is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and couples therapy specialist. She has a bachelor’s from the University of Virginia and a doctorate from Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology where she specialized in Couple and Psychodynamic Therapy. She has extensive training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, a nationally acclaimed and well-validated modality of couple treatment.
In working with couples, her main goal is to provide a safe haven in therapy and eventually in the couple’s relationship.
When you first meet Dr. Nicholaides, you’ll probably notice that she tries her hardest to understand you and where you’re coming from. She also does her best to create a peaceful environment for you and your partner by using warmth, congeniality, and humor (when appropriate). She hopes for all couples to feel they have a safe and open space to overcome their hurt, and experience new possibilities of interaction with their partner.