Our Staff

Jack Shovlin

Jack Shovlin is a licensed psychologist on the Master’s level with over thirty-five years of experience working in the mental health field. He obtained a B.A. in psychology from Villanova University in 1978 and a M.A. in psychology from Marywood College in 1986.

His area of expertise is the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, relationship and interpersonal problems. He works with adults, couples and adolescents. Other areas of interest include personality and self-actualization.

Kathey Atwell

Kathey Atwell received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Marywood College in 1986. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Diplomate. She has worked in the mental health field for over thirty years. In addition she has supervised social work students in the clinical practicums.

Kathey’s areas of expertise include the treatment of depression and anxiety, grief and loss, women’s empowerment, gay/lesbian issues, and relationship and interpersonal difficulties. She works with adults, adolescents, seniors and couples. She utilizes a variety of treatment strategies with emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.

Dr. Maria Richards

Dr. Maria Richards is a licensed psychologist who has been working in the mental health field for over ten years. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wilkes University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology degree from Widener University. She treats a wide range of clients across the lifespan from childhood through late adulthood. She uses techniques grounded in cognitive-behavioral principles in the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and relationship issues. She has a particular interest in working with children and adolescents.

Yurii Lynn Harden

Yurii Lynn Harden is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  She received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Marywood University in 2003. Yurii has been providing mental health and social work services to adults and children living in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the past 25 years.  She has provided supervision to social work students in bachelor and graduate school level clinical practicums.

Yurii’s areas of expertise include trauma management/ resolution; depression & anxiety challenges; relationship/ interpersonal struggles; and grief therapy.  She works with adolescents and adults utilizing strength based empowerment approach with a variety of treatment strategies.