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.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Posttraumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault. People with PTSD continue to have intense, disturbing thoughts and feelings related to their experience that last long after the traumatic event has ended. They may relive the event through flashbacks or nightmares; they may feel sadness, fear or anger; and they may feel detached or estranged from other people. People with PTSD often give their best effort to avoid their painful memories, even if it means re-structuring their lives. Avoidance typically applies to people, places, objects, or situations that either now feel unsafe or remind them of the trauma in some way. Avoidance may also present as someone engaging in excessive substance use as a strategy to push away painful memories. All providers at CHH are trained in Prolonged Exposure, which is the most widely studied form of psychotherapy for PTSD. This treatment modality helps trauma survivors process their painful memories in a structured fashion so that they can regain control over their lives.

How to Schedule an Appointment

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

Understanding OCD: The 5 Aspects We Never Talk About

Understanding OCD: The 5 Aspects We Never Talk About

Have you ever experienced thoughts that seem very strange or out of the ordinary? What about thoughts that you know are illogical yet still produce distress when they pop in your mind? Aside from being strange, do these thoughts ever scare you? Do they ever make you wonder if you are a horrible, dangerous person?… […]

Why Perfectionism Is Less Than Perfect

Why Perfectionism Is Less Than Perfect

When does trying to do your best become problematic? Whether we are talking about young students in academics or professionals in burgeoning careers, high achieving people often self-identify as perfectionists. There is a blurry line that separates unhealthy perfectionism from striving for excellence. These are the top 5 ways you can spot unhealthy perfectionism in… […]

Understanding What It Means to Feel Fat

Understanding What It Means to Feel Fat

As an eating disorder clinician as well as a young woman residing in North America, I am very familiar with the phrase “I feel fat.” It is a unique experience as a therapist when one of the strongest cognitions driving eating disorder behavior is so familiar, relatable, and culturally well known to me personally. Furthermore,… […]

Doesn’t It Take 21 Days to Break a Habit?

Doesn’t It Take 21 Days to Break a Habit?

In treating clients with eating disorders, I hear a tremendous amount of negative and hostile thoughts about their bodies. Often, especially with young clients struggling from anorexia nervosa, they will report that the frequency and intensity of these negative body thoughts were not as prevalent prior to onset of the disorder, and in fact many… […]

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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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