Our primary mission is to empower our clients to take control of challenging/ difficult areas in their lives through the use of skill-based, present-focused, goal-oriented, and scientifically-proven treatments.

Paulina Syracuse, MS

Paulina Syracuse, MS, received her Master’s in Experimental Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University. While at SJU, she studied mindfulness and what makes individuals interested or motivated to practice mindfulness as well as examined relationships between stress and depression. She is currently a second year doctoral student in the clinical psychology PsyD program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and is currently a Graduate Assistant for a study examining long-term biopsychosocial outcomes for individuals using medical marijuana at PCOM. She will be completing a doctoral practicum at the Center for Cognitive Therapy (CCT) at Penn in the upcoming year emphasizing diagnostic assessment. Her clinical interests include working with individuals with anxiety, mood, and eating disorders, including OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, and depressive disorders, as well as stress-related or life adjustment concerns. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure and Response Therapy interventions and incorporates mindfulness and acceptance-based techniques in her work with clients. 

How To Schedule An Appointment

We offer a FREE 30-minute consultation service. To schedule this service or make an appointment for a comprehensive mental-health assessment, please call CHH at 866-739-3083.

Magical Thinking OCD

Magical Thinking OCD

Written by Paulina Syracuse, Advanced Doctoral Extern Scene 1: You’re taking a walk with your loved one when, all of the sudden, you have a thought of your loved one getting into an accident and dying. Your anxiety and fear spikes at the thought and possibility of this terrible event occurring. To reduce this anxiety,… […]

Trusting yourself in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Trusting yourself in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Written by Amanda Turco, Therapist Our practice uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an evidenced based model of treatment that has been studied and proven to be effective in treating many mental health diagnoses. With the mindset that therapy should not be a forever thing, we want to provide you with the skills you need to… […]

Eating disorders and the pandemic

Eating disorders and the pandemic

By Amanda Turco, Therapist As I reflect on the past year and the clients that have come to work with me, I can’t help but notice a trend. “When did you start noticing this become a problem?” I ask. “During the pandemic” is the most frequent answer. The pandemic has caused all types of mental… […]

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63 West Lancaster Avenue
Suite 05
Ardmore, PA 19003

Toll Free: 866-739-3083

Local: 610-645-5311

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