Our Team

Deborah A. De Polo, MA, LPC

Pottstown, PA

Deborah earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Temple University in 2000 followed by her Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from LaSalle University. She is a Clinical Fellow of the American Counseling Association and currently serves as a Clinical Liaison on several community boards. Deborah is a Licensed Clinician who is Trauma Certified with over 15 years of experience guiding Individuals, Couples and Families through the process of positive change. Deborah is currently a Doctoral candidate at Northcentral University studying Marriage and Family Therapy with a concentration in small business entrepreneurship.

Leigh Chancler

Pottstown, PA

Leigh earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business Management from Sweet Briar College in 1991.  After working in the mortgage industry for nine years, she became a stay at home Mom to her two children, Alexandra and Ryan.  Once her children were older, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a counselor, and worked for several years in the substance abuse/addiction field.  She earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree from Immaculata University, with a certification in Substance Abuse and Addiction. Leigh utilizes varying therapies and mindfulness/holistic integration, while continuing to work with individuals, couple and families, helping them to explore ways of making positive changes in their lives.

Amanda McDonald

Pottstown, PA

Amanda earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services with a concentration in Sociology and Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in 2013, followed by her Master’s Degree in Addiction Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health from Walden University. Amanda has over two years’ experience working with individuals, couples, and families understanding and overcoming the challenge in addiction.  Amanda has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults overcome depression, anxiety, and trauma. 

Kayla Temple

Pottstown, PA

Kayla received her Bachelors Degree from Albright College in 2008. After working in the human services field for several years she returned to College and earned her Masters in Counseling from Messiah College. With over 10 years of experience, Kayla has working in the school setting, with young adults, and with adults in all stages of life. Kayla works from a person-centered theoretical orientation and seeks to help individuals and families recognize, utilize, and build their innate strengths to process and overcome life’s challenges.

Erika Workman, MA

Pottstown, PA

Erika earned her Masters degree in La Salle University Marriage and Family Therapy program in 2015 and focuses her work in supporting families to improve connections and dynamics within relationships. She strives to change the experience for each person in order to establish a therapeutic space to free the mind and lead to healthy living.

​KC McDonald, MA., LPC

Pottstown, PA

KC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. Attending undergraduate school with degrees in the art field, she continued her education and received a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Clinical Mental Health from Holy Family University in 2014. KC has over 5 years of experience working with substance use disorders, mental health disorders and those who are dual diagnosed. She uses a variety of techniques to help clients meet their goals with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral techniques. She believes in individualized care to meet the specific needs of every individual. KC is also a Clinical Supervisor at an adult recovery center for addiction treatment.

Mandy Boshell

Pottstown, PA

Mandy empowers clients to work through personal obstacles to improve their overall quality of life because she has a passion for helping and supporting people.

She uses evidenced-based interventions and methods as well as taking a holistic approach, she has worked with children, adolescents, adults and couple for

over 15 years. Mandy is a licensed trainer for the International Institute for Restorative Practices and has presented to educational faculty and businesses around

the country. Mandy earned her Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Services from the Pennsylvania State University and also holds certifications in Drug and

Alcohol Counseling and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Stress Reduction. She is Trauma Informed and Trained and is currently working on becoming

Trauma Certified. Because each individual’s journey is different Mandy believes in meeting her clients where they are emotionally and supporting them in working

towards their goals.

Veronica

Pottstown, PA

Veronica earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2013 from Eastern University, and is a regular guest speaker in the program’s Psychopathology class.  She went on to Immaculata University, and earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and is currently finishing her Addictions certification. Veronica has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with mood and anxiety disorders, grief and trauma, ADHD, and ODD.  She uses her personal experience, as well as her educational background to help individuals, families, and couples learn to cope, overcome, and be empowered with their disorders.

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