"So many of us have struggles that we try to manage alone. Now is the time to take a step toward better health, happiness and contentment.
I can help you to identify your goals and remove the barriers that are preventing you from reaching them. Let today be the day you take that first step."
-Maura Farrell, MSS, LSW, CAADC
Chad Coren, PsyD, MEd, MA, CAADC
Chad Coren earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD), Master’s in Human Sexuality Education (MED), Master of Arts in Psychology (MA) and Certificate in Cognitive-Therapy from Widener University's Insititute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. In addition to specializing in matters related to depression, anxiety, work related stress, and family/couple conflict, he is also a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) with expertise in the treatment of substance/alcohol use, misuse, abuse, and addiction.
Dr. Coren has been formally trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy and evidence-based drug & alcohol approaches. He has has over a decade of experience working in psychiatric hospitals, psychology centers, drug & alcohol facilities and independent private practice. He last appointment before starting his own group practice was to serve as the Director of Psychological Services & Student Training at the Keystone Center, a facility specializing in the treatment of addictions and co-occurring mental health.
OUR TEAM MEMBERS
Maura Farrell, MSS, LSW, CAADC
Maura Farrell is a psychotherapist, masters level Licensed Social Worker, and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has more than 15 years of therapeutic experience working with adults, adolescents, and families. She achieved her Bachelors at Temple University in Social Work and Masters degree at Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Additionally, she has completed training and certification in EMDR, Conferencing and Interventions.
As a psychotherapist, Maura honed her expertise in treating addiction and co-occurring mental health problems while working at The Council of South Eastern Pennsylvania, a private non-profit prevention, education, advocacy, assessment, intervention, and recovery support organization as well as the Malvern Institute, a premier inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment facility. For the last 3 years, she has supervised an Outpatient Treatment facility for the Malvern Institute. Her responsibilities there include individual and group therapy as well as providing clinical supervision for 7 counselors, student interns and administrative staff.
Maura's theoretical approaches and clinical skillsets include solution focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, positive psychology strategies, mindfulness training, motivational interviewing and EMDR. Her specific areas of interest include the treatment of substance use disorders, trauma, grief and loss, women’s issues, adjustment and mood disorders.
"No matter the challenge, we're here to help!"
Maura's Treatment Focus
-Solution Focused Therapy
Dr. Coren's Specialities
10 S Clinton St, #207, Doylestown, PA 18901
Washington Crossing Therapy
1105 Taylorsville Rd #314, Washington Crossing, PA 18977
Maura Farrell believes that with the right support, understanding, problem solving skills that anyone can improve their lives. Her style is warm, engaging, supportive and most importantly--calm. She quickly builds strong, trusting relationships with her clients so she can better support their growth and change. Her clients can expect to be met with respect, empathy and tehrapy that is tailored to their needs.
Dr. Coren's mission is simple--he wants to partner with you in your search for change. Whether it's to help you feel understood for the first time in a long time, to explore and accurately identify the causes of your problems, or to create effective solutions to manage them moving forward, his singular goal is to assist you in achieving yours.
“I believe therapy has the power to transform your perspective and provide the possibility for lasting positive change and success”.
-Chris DiOrio MS, MLA
Chris DiOrio, MS, MLA
Chris DiOrio is a master’s level therapist with 8 years of experience working with families and individuals struggling with addiction and mental health challenges. Chris has a master’s degree form the University of Pennsylvania in Liberal Arts with a focus in philosophy and he has also received a master’s degree in clinical counseling and psychology from Chestnut Hill College. Chris has been trained in psychodynamic and motivational interviewing techniques as well as cognitive behavioral therapy. For the last 4 years Chris has worked at Malvern Institute, a premier inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment facility. Prior to working at Malvern, Chris worked with adolescents and their parents addressing behavioral and mental health challenges related to trauma, grief and loss as well as mood and anxiety disorders.
Chris's focus is to assist you in gaining a deeper awareness of the patterns and negative thinking that can create barriers to the change you are seeking. His specialty is to address the core beliefs that get in the way of creating change and forming healthy relationships. He supports his patients in creating a sense of purpose in life by reaching a deeper understanding of the challenges they face and discovering the choices that are needed to begin the process of change.
Chris's Treatment Focus
-Solution Focused Therapy
Chris’ therapeutic philosophy focuses on exploring patterns of thinking that undermine emotional stability and lead to feelings of depression and anxiety. By focusing on communication skills, empowering personal responsibility, and expressing conflicted emotions; Chris can help you develop the concrete skills to foster positive relationships and a healthy sense of self.
He has an extraordinary ability to get to the bottom of the problem and help you understand and explore some of the core challenges that can be driving the issue that brings you into therapy. He has a special talent for making his clients feel comfortable and safe when exploring difficult issues while providing insight and extensive knowledge on the topic of addiction and mental health issues.