- Ashley Milspaw, Psy. D.Clinical Director, Licensed PsychologistAshley Milspaw, Psy. D.Clinical Director, Licensed Psychologist
- Chestnut Hill College, Clinical Psychology (MS, PsyD)
- St. Joseph’s University (BS)
Dr. Milspaw graduated with her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College, in Philadelphia, PA. Her theoretical orientation consists of a complementary blend of psychodynamic and systems theories. Multicultural competence highly influences her clinical practice and case conceptualization. Dr. Milspaw values diversity and continually seeks to enhance her self-growth, competence, and knowledge of others different from herself. As a multi-cultural therapist, Dr. Milspaw has training and experience working with diverse populations. Her dissertation examined the use of humor across cultures with health professionals.
Dr. Milspaw is proficient in case conceptualization and thoroughly enjoys personality assessment. She conducts diagnostic evaluations and assessments for the Court. Dr. Milspaw believes that the proper diagnosis and identification of core issues is crucial to appropriate treatment. She also provides a variety of other clinical services, including psychotherapy, family therapy, parent coaching, therapeutic supervised visitation, and consultation for clinicians and attorneys. Dr. Milspaw approaches her clients holistically, as a healthy mind, body, and relationships provide a secure foundation for mental health.
Dr. Milspaw is active in the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) and is on PPA’s Child Custody and Forensic Committees. She also sat on the Pennsylvania Taskforce on Supervised Visitation. Her experience working with the forensic population includes conducting custody evaluations, risk assessments, drug and alcohol evaluations, co-parenting and court-ordered counseling.
- Alaysha M. Rector, MSW, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social WorkerAlaysha M. Rector, MSW, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker
- Graduate of Shippensburg University, BSW (Bachelors of Social Work)
- Graduate of Shippensburg University, MSW (Masters of Social Work)
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (State of Pennsylvania)
Alaysha is an advocate, protector, and challenger of the human spirit. She possesses a strong desire to help others live their lives to the fullest, and be their best selves.
With 10 years’ experience working with children, teens, and families, she has experience and specialized training to treat; ADHD/ADD, ODD Adjustment Disorder, self-esteem, family dynamics, adolescent and teen non-compliance, anger, trauma and caregiver coaching in addressing problem behaviors.
Alaysha seeks to help clients better understand themselves and their environment through; inspection/evaluation of self, skill training, talk therapy, and psychoeducation.
She utilizes techniques and interventions from various treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Creative Therapies (art, music, and play), as well as Narrative Therapy for trauma treatment, and DBT.
With an admiration for the human spirit and resiliency, Alaysha seeks to help her clients find their inner power and their own individual ability to take control of their own lives and make meaningful changes that bring them closer to their life goals.
Two mantras she lives by include: 1. Our past does not determine our future, 2. Every day we are granted the opportunity to wake up, we have been given a gift, we choose how this gift is utilized.
- Andrew Crimmel, L.OMLicensed Oriental Medicine PractionerAndrew Crimmel, L.OMLicensed Oriental Medicine Practioner
Andrew Crimmel graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied Philosophy, Cognitive Science, and Pre-med. During his undergraduate career, he worked in the Department of Psychiatry’s Bipolar Disorders Unit in both research and clinical capacities. He continued his medical education at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego where he graduated with top honors in the first class to earn a Masters of Science degree, the most advanced degree recognized in the United States at that time.
Andrew was first licensed to practice acupuncture by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine in 1999. In 2006, he became the third acupuncturist in the state to be awarded the advanced L.OM license to practice the full spectrum of traditional Chinese medicine. Andrew brings his lifelong interest in Eastern culture and philosophy, meditation and the practice of the internal martial arts to his 15 years of private practice. He teaches Tai Chi/Qigong and has been invited to speak about health and traditional medicine to audiences including various support groups, University of Pittsburgh social workers, Penn State medical students and nursing Bachelor degree candidates.
- Dr. Jeffrey Spencer, LPCLicensed Professional CounselorDr. Jeffrey Spencer, LPCLicensed Professional Counselor
I have earned of Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, a Master of Arts degree in community counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Doctor of Education degree from Duquesne University in Counselor Education and Supervision. My doctoral dissertation addressed the ethics of counselor supervisors.
I have over fourteen years of clinical experience in providing mental health counseling to children, adolescents, and adults. I have worked in schools, in homes, and in private practice. I have addressed an array of diagnosis and personal issues. I have particularly focused on, and I have become skilled at treating, depression and anxiety."