Therapists

Colleen A. Calcagni, M.Ed., NCC, LPC

I am a board certified, licensed professional counselor and welcome you to Reading Counseling Services. I am dedicated to providing you and your family with empathetic, holistic care in counseling. My background includes years of experience as a teacher and school counselor with children and teens in the school setting. Furthermore, I also worked with youth and families as a behavior specialist consultant and mobile therapist.

At Reading Counseling Services, I provide services to individuals, couples, and families. I also provide group counseling services for children and adults. I utilize therapeutic approaches such as play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-focused therapy to help you adapt to challenging situations. I work with individuals struggling with anger, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, social skills, grief, healthy relationships, among other areas. I look forward to collaborating with you on achieving your wellness goals.

*Colleen accepts all insurance plans listed.  https://readingcounselingservices.com/contact-us/

 

Rebecca Chellquist, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a master’s degree in mental health counseling. I am skilled in working with all ages, child, adolescent, or adult. I have experience working in the mental health field for over ten years in a variety of settings, including residential treatment, in home services, and outpatient community mental health with individuals of all ages with serious mental heath conditions and some individuals just needing extra support for life stressors.

My interests extend into treating adults and the elderly through a variety of areas, such as anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, family relationships, adjustment issues, anger, and substance use disorders. I also specialize in children and adolescents, as well as their families. I am trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for individuals with trauma or PTSD, and motivational interviewing strategies.

*Rebecca accepts Capital Blue Cross, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, Quest Behavioral Health and UPMC insurance plans.

 

Natasha K. Batdorf, M.Ed., LPC

When feelings overwhelm us we need a therapist who is not afraid of their intensity. Choosing to seek professional help is a difficult step. I assure you I provide warm, supportive, and professional therapy services. Reading Counseling Services, LLC is a safe environment where you can talk about your difficult life experiences without fear or judgment.

I have over 10 years of experience in the mental health field; working with children, teens, and adults. I am a licensed professional counselor and a state certified Family-Based Therapist with over 300+ hours of clinical training in Eco-systemic Structural Therapy (ESFT). In addition to my work with youth and at-risk families, some areas of special interest include mindfulness, relationship dynamics, women’s issues, parenting, recovery from trauma, domestic abuse, anxiety and depression, addiction, and support for grief and loss.

I use an integrative and combined approach to therapy that brings together different elements of specific therapeutic techniques in order to best meet your needs. Please reach out for a free phone consultation if you have any questions for me. I sincerely look forward to meeting with you and supporting you in your journey to emotional and mental wellness.

*Natasha accepts Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program,
Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, and Quest Behavioral Health insurance plans.

 

Emilie Yeakel, MA, LPC

As a therapist, my commitment to you is providing a safe and nonjudgmental space for you to explore the most vulnerable depths of your humanness. I offer a dynamic approach to therapy, utilizing various modalities to best assist you in reaching your goals.

My experience as a therapist is diverse; ranging from treating persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, substance use disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, adjustment issues and more.

I provide therapy for both individuals and families, and have worked with older adults, adults, young adults, teens, and adolescents in various settings.

You are worthy of living a productive, happy, and healthy life and I can help you with attaining the life you want. If you are motivated to work on a goal, I am willing to lend a hand.

*Emilie accepts Aetna, Capital Blue Cross, Cigna, ComPsych, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, Quest Behavioral Health and UPMC insurance plans.

 

Sonia Rodriguez, MSW, LCSW

Are you struggling with balancing day to day life? Do you constantly worry, or have a difficult time managing your feelings? I have been there, and it can be a very lonely feeling. I want to help you. I have a passion for helping others who experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, difficulty with healthy relationships and also have experience in providing support in trauma, grief and loss.

I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field with children, teens, and adults.

At Reading Counseling Services, LLC, I utilize a combination of different therapeutic approaches, depending on your needs, to offer you the best support when working to move past whatever it is that you are struggling with. We will work together to come up with goals that you would want to work on, as you are the expert of yourself!

*Sonia accepts Aetna, Capital Blue Cross, ComPsych, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross and Quest Behavioral Health insurance plans.

 

Kristen March, MA, LMFT

Do you often feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety, stress, or depression? Do you find it difficult to manage your relationships with your family members? Together, we will work on finding strategies and coping skills to help you manage your day to day life.

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and earned my Master’s degree from La Salle University in Philadelphia. I have provided therapeutic services to children, teens, adults, families, and couples. Six years of experience across various outpatient settings include; outpatient clinics, school-based therapy, mobile therapy, and a behavioral specialist consultant.

My interests include communication, boundaries, stress, anxiety, depression, child and parental issues, relationship issues, and personal fulfillment. 

I utilize including strategic, solution-focused, and collaborative styles through a direct and “real” approach to counseling. I strive to have you feel safe in your therapy sessions by being my authentic self in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. 

I look forward to working with you and being apart of your ever-evolving journey.

*Kristen accepts Capital Blue Cross, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross, and Quest Behavioral Health insurance plans.

 

Michael Rodriguez, LPC

When working on improving yourself it helps to have compassion and education. Searching for growth into yourself can be a challenging but very rewarding experience. My approach utilizes person-centered and solution focused techniques to help you reach the goals you set out during the treatment process.

I have worked as a Clinical therapist for 6 years helping young children, teens, adults, and the elderly. I can work with individuals, couples, and families to help bridge communication and improve your functioning. I take care with individuals who struggle with various traumas to help them find happiness and stability in their lives. 

The journey of change and growth has many hurdles and challenges you may face. I will work with you through the challenges whether they be short term or long term. I look forward to helping your reach the next stage of your journey.

*Mike accepts Aetna, Capital Blue Cross, ComPsych, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program, Highmark Blue Shield, Independence Blue Cross and Quest Behavioral Health insurance plans.