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, dialectical behavior 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 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 private pay only.

 

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 Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program,
Highmark Blue Shield, and Independence Blue Cross insurance plans.