Steve Bisgaier, M.A., BCB, is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in Widener University's Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, where he is specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Steve is a compassionate, easy going, easy to talk with, friendly and warm therapist. He works tirelessly to understand his patients’ perspective and to devise a personal therapeutic approach. He believes in the potential of all people to find a meaningful, fulfilling life, and has successfully helped people suffering with diverse issues, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma.
Danielle Henderson, Psy.D.
Danielle Henderson, Psy.D. is a psychology fellow at the CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD. She earned her doctoral degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), a clinical psychology program specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Danielle completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Center for Brief Therapy in Philadelphia, PA, where she focused on delivering CBT and other evidence-based treatments to children, adolescents and adults coping with anxiety disorders, depression and other psychosocial stressors. In addition, Danielle has experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aspergers, and severe and persistent mental illness in inpatient psychiatric settings.
Dr. Moran also has extensive research and clinical experience with children, adolescents, and adults. He has provided therapeutic services in a variety of clinical settings, including inpatient facilities and schools. Brian has experience treating clients with a range of presenting problems including various anxiety disorders, trauma, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, body dysmorphic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Brian is passionate about helping clients confront challenging issues in their life and cultivating resilience through individualized treatment interventions in which he seeks to bolster clients' self-confidence and ability to relate to themselves in a compassionate manner during difficult times. In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time with his wife and their Boston Terrier, and playing golf.
Ashley Kritzstein, Psy.D.
Jennifer Caplan, B.A., B.S., is a doctoral candidate at Widener University's Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. Jennifer has a concentration in child, adolescent, and family therapy as well as a concentration in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Jenn is a friendly, supportive, and easy-going person. She places an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship as well as one's personal strengths and values. As a pediatric specialist, Jenn has a passion for helping kids and teens achieve their goals and overcome challenges within a warm and compassionate environment.
Steve Bisgaier, M.A.
Nichol Moriatis, Psy.D.
Dr. Amy Young has been working in the behavioral health field since 1995, when she received her Masters in Counseling Psychology. She later went on to receive her doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a Clinical Psychology program specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Young successfully treats all types of anxiety, OCD and OC-related conditions. She has treated clients with separation anxiety, specific phobias, generalized anxiety, panic, social anxiety and school refusal, just to name a few. She has worked with several hundred cases of OCD including those with ROCD, sexual obsessions, violent obsessions, religious obsessions, Olfactory Reference Syndrome, just-right, contamination and perfectionism. She also works with clients with co-occurring conditions such as depression, ADHD, dyslexia , Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and chronic medical conditions.
Steve is the Vice President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) and has served on the Executive Committee of the Delaware Valley ACT Learners Group for the past 3 years. He has worked with that group to plan, organize, and conduct ACT trainings for practitioners in the greater Philadelphia area. His research has been featured in presentations to professional organizations: mindfulness and self-efficacy (New Jersey Psychological Association, 2017), suicidality and opioid abuse (American Association of Suicidology, 2018), and ACT for perfectionism (ACBS, 2018). As part of his clinical work he has developed an ACT-informed mindfulness program for people with anxiety and a self-compassion program. As an intern at the LaSalle University Student Counseling Center, Steve designed and implemented a pilot research study which demonstrated the effectiveness of ACT as a treatment for college students suffering from perfectionism. When he’s not at work, Steve relishes spending time with his wife and their son and entertaining his 2-year-old dog, Albie.
Amy B. Young, Psy.D., Founder/Director
Nichol Moriatis, Psy.D. is a psychology fellow at the CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD. She earned her doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a Clinical Psychology program specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, where she specialized in marriage and family therapy. Her doctoral dissertation research examined the impact of cognitive distortions and self-esteem in relation to forgiveness. Most recently, she completed her pre-doctoral internship at Intercommunity Action, Inc. in Roxborough, PA, where she worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families with a number of presenting concerns.
Ashley S. Kritzstein, Psy.D. is a psychologist at the CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD. She earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Philadelphia College or Osteopathic Medicine, where she was trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Kritzstein specializes in treating children, adolescents, adults, and families with anxiety, OCD and related disorders. She has treated clients with a range of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety, separation anxiety, health anxiety, school refusal, social anxiety, panic attacks, sleep difficulties and perfectionism. She also has experience treating various presentations of OCD including sexual, religious, violent, existential and contamination obsessions. She enjoys treating individuals with co-occurring disorders including depression, mood disorders, trauma/PTSD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disorders and ADHD.
Dr. Kritzstein has a special interest and passion for working with families, clients with perfectionism, and gifted individuals. She has participated in research in child and adolescent anxiety and ADHD and her dissertation study focused on parent-child relationships in children with anxiety. She attends local and national meetings and trainings on anxiety disorders. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Dr. Kritzstein uses empirically-supported approaches to therapy combined with an emphasis on the therapeutic relationship. A collaborative and warm clinician, she is strongly committed to instilling a sense of hope and empowerment in all of her clients. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and exercising.
Dr. Young is an engaging psychologist who approaches each patient and family with compassion. Personable and easygoing, she encourages clients to confront their fears and teaches them how to live their best life. She has successfully coached children and adults on doing the difficult work to overcome their anxiety. She often uses humor and her own humanness with clients to put them at ease. Dr. Young is skilled at using a variety of CBT interventions, tailoring treatment to meet each patient's specific situation. In her free time she enjoys visiting local attractions with her three children, husband and their dog.
Jenn has experience working at Children's Crisis Treatment Center and Widener Adult Psychotherapy Clinic. She had previously worked with children and families at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children utilizing parent-training interventions, including Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and baking sweets.
Dr. Moriatis has utilized evidence-based treatments to successfully treat a range of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety, separation anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobias, and panic attacks in children, teens and adults. She also has experience treating OCD, ADHD, Autism, PTSD, depression, mood disorders, and schizophrenia. Dr. Moriatis is a compassionate, optimistic, kind, and easygoing person who takes a collaborative and strength-based approach to treatment. She is passionate about identifying personal strengths within the person as a catalyst for treatment. She often pairs a variety of CBT interventions with encouragement and humor to aid individuals in overcoming their fears, meeting their goals, and optimally reaching their full potential. In her free time she enjoys attending concerts and comedy shows, as well as spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Young has a particular interest in working with gifted individuals and tricky co-occuring conditions like perfectionism and ADHD. Dr. Young is skilled in helping clients who have not experienced success with other therapeutic interventions. Dr. Young is a member and has presented at the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (https://iocdf.org/providers/young-amy-b/) as well as the Anxiety and Depression Association of American..
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Brian Moran, Psy.D.
Dr. Henderson has an interest in working with children, teenagers and adults with anxiety, OCD and ADHD. She also previously worked in a medical hospital and developed a passion for helping adults achieve wellness and live their lives to the fullest. Danielle is committed to empowering clients in challenging times through warmth and compassion. In her free time, Danielle enjoys spending time with her family, dogs and painting.
Dr. Brian Moran is a psychologist at the CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD. He earned his doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a Clinical Psychology program specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). His dissertation research examined the role of self-compassion across various dimensions of adolescent well-being. Most recently, he completed his pre-doctoral internship at Brooke Glen Behavioral Hospital in Fort Washington, PA, where he focused on delivering evidence-based treatments, including Trauma-Focused CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to adolescents and adults suffering from severe mental health issues.
Jennifer Caplan, B.A., B.S.
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