William J. Kelly, PhD - Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Kelly is the director of Counseling Associates, Christ Centered Counseling. Dr. Kelly has over forty years of professional counseling experience. He works primarily with depression, anxiety, couples and families. He believes it is important to integrate one's faith into the counseling process.
Daniel Novak, MS - Licensed Psychologist
Dan has over thirty years of experience in counseling. He works with individuals in resolving depression and stress, as well as with teens and families in resolving conflict. Dan sees clients at our branch office in Harleysville.
Linda Kreger, MSW - Licensed Social Worker
Linda has been working with Counseling Associates for many years. Her primary area of ministry is teaching women's Bible studies, and she also speaks at women's conferences and seminars. Her special focus in counseling is with depression, women's issues and marital counseling. She also works with parents of teens who are seeking better parenting guidelines. She is a certified EMDR provider, and has specialties in PTSD, anxiety, phobias, OCD, and adults who experienced childhood trauma.
Michael R. Kotch, Psy.D - Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Kotch has been working as a psychologist at outpatient counseling centers for many years. In addition, he has worked at psychiatric hospitals, residential counseling centers, partial hospital programs, and wrap-around services. He presently provides outpatient counseling for individual adults and teens, couples and families.
John H. Blaxland, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor
John has almost 30 years of professional counseling experience. He works with men facing a variety of needs challenging them in today's world from a faith-focused approach in counseling.
Diane Wertman, LPC, BSN - Licensed Professional Counselor
Diane has had over 35 years of experience as a health care provider to adults and adolescents and has deep interest in the effects of stress and the mind-body connection. She draws on techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Problem-Solving therapies as well as integrating one's faith into the counseling process. Techniques from these approaches help clients to develop healthy thought patterns, self-awareness and self-acceptance, and improve various other areas of life such as relationships, work, and family life. She specializes in working with adults and adolescents who are struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, medical illness, difficult life transitions, and the decision-making process. Additional experience includes training in Transformational Prayer Ministry by Dr. Ed Smith.
It's our joy to assist the therapists and clients with scheduling appointments and working through insurance-related issues.
Shirley - Office Manager
Shirley has worked at the counseling center since 2002.