These are the psychotherapists in the Friends Counseling Service. All are active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Friends are encouraged to contact several counselors and talk with them briefly and pick the one with whom one resonates best.
- Referrals: Janaki Spickard Keeler, Friends Counseling Service Coordinator, 215-241-7019 or email@example.com
- More Information: George Schaefer, PYM Care & Aging Coordinator, 215-241-7068
Terence Carroll, LCSW, Philadelphia, PA —Terence Carroll is a licensed clinical social worker who has been providing and supervising individual, family, and group therapy for more than 30 years. He has particular experience and interest in working with adolescents and young adults.
Deborah Cooper, MEd, Germantown, PA — A licensed counselor and family therapist, Deborah Cooper has been in practice as a therapist since 1984. She enjoys working with families as well as adults of all ages, both individually and as a couple. Her therapeutic experience includes working with people experiencing a wide range of personal or family issues including chronic illness or the impending death of themselves or those they love. A convinced Friend, Deborah works to help each person realize their potential and to listen to their inner voice, empowering each person to find solutions that are right for them. She teaches mindfulness meditation to groups and individuals.
Elizabeth Hartzell, Ph.D., Philadelphia, PA — Elizabeth Hartzell is Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Art Therapy Education in Hahnemann’s Creative Arts in Therapy Program at Drexel University. She has been a practicing clinician for thirty years, clinical supervisor, administrator of mental health programs, and educator in addition to presenting and conducting workshops on a range of clinical issues. Her master’s degree is in Art Therapy, and her doctoral degree is in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.
Danielle Havelin, LCSW, Havertown, PA — Danielle Havelin is a seasoned clinician and administrator with over 17 years experience in the field working with diverse populations in a variety of community mental health and school-based settings. She enjoys collaborating with people throughout the life span and believes all people walk in the door with the inner wisdom and strengths to overcome their life challenges. Danielle incorporates mindfulness strategies along with other therapeutic modalities to help clients manage a variety of emotions, strengthen their relationships with others and bring balance and peace to every day life. Her office is located in the Havertown PA area.
Winden Rowe, MS, NCC, LPC, Kennett Square, PA — In person clients only. Winden Rowe maintains a private practice in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania where she works with individuals, couples, families, and organizations. Her education, clinical experience, and passionate interest center around the study of and work in the field of stress and trauma. Ms Rowe’s approach to securing sustained improvement and recovery for clients dealing with the effects of stress and trauma, centers around linking the biological, psychological, and social implications of traumatic stress and the identified challenge. In addition to counseling, Winden has been a guest on a variety of media broadcasts including National Public Radio ‘Morning Edition’, ‘Radio Times’ and lectures at Jefferson University in the Community and Trauma Counseling Graduate Program.
James J. Saxon, Ph.D., Swarthmore, PA — Not currently accepting new clients. James J. Saxon is a psychologist who lives and practices in Swarthmore and teaches at Cheyney University. He is an active member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting. He works with adults, from college age through older adulthood, although he occasionally sees a late adolescent. He does individual and couples therapy. Most of the people he sees have interpersonal or family problems, depression, anxiety, or are recovering from alcohol abuse. James welcomes persons who have concerns relating to their religious values. While he uses a variety of therapeutic strategies, he tends to be more highly interactive than many therapists.
Joyce E. Williams, MA, MS, Willingboro, NJ — Not currently accepting new clients. Joyce E. Williams (aka Inspira) is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has master’s degrees in school psychology and counseling psychology specializing in work with children and adolescents. She also works with adults who wish to achieve joy and excellence in their lives. She has been a trainer and workshop facilitator and is an active member of the Haddonfield Monthly Meeting.
Selection of Counselors — It is our goal to have counselors available to Friends throughout the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting area although most current counselors are located in the Philadelphia five-county area. Friends may have concerns that cover a variety of issues and lifestyles, so we have counselors with a wide range of specialties and interests. When a client calls for a referral, we try to match the needs of the individual with an appropriate counselor.