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About Therapy For Success

About Us

Our mission at Therapy for Success is to support, treat, and serve individuals suffering from eating disorders, disordered eating, and weight issues. We have a tenacious passion for helping those in need.  Our counseling is based primarily on a cognitive-behavioral model to both treat and support individuals in their unique recovery process. Our team is highly educated, experienced, and successful in working with these difficult diseases.

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Meet The Team

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Lisa Simon MS, LPC

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Kidian Martinez
BBA, LSW

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Amanda Pettinelli

MS, LMFT

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Crystal Carson

LPC, CAADC

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Courtney Lee

MA, LPC

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Laura York

MA ATR-BC, LPC

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Kidian Martinez

BBA, LSW

Elizabeth Geiger is a Licensed Social Worker, Bilingual in Conversational
Russian, Adolescent Therapist, and Certified Family Forensic Expert specializing in supervised visitation with children and adolescents. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) and served on the Board for both the New York and Boston Chapter. She received her undergraduate degree from the Pace University Lubin School of Business and master’s degree from the Columbia University School of Social Work.

She started her career working in an outpatient setting helping adolescents and young adults struggling with disordered eating, school adjustment difficulties, high risk pregnancies, postpartum depression, relationship issues, familial discord, and anxiety related disorders. She uses a compassionate and strengths based approach in her work with adolescents.

She has experience in supporting individuals and families struggling with an eating disorder. disorder.  Elizabeth also served as a Senior Regional Manager for a nationally recognized eating disorder program and helped families, adolescents, and young adults access treatment services. She developed relationships locally and nationally with outpatient therapists, medical providers, dieticians, and other treatment facilities with the goal of creating the best customer service experience that individuals struggling can have on their journey into treatment and afterwards. She believes in full recovery from an eating disorder and understands the importance of
continued supportive therapeutic care to help you transition back into everyday life.

Elizabeth values humor, compassion, and learning to understand an individual’s personal story to guide her in helping people accept themselves and live their best life possible.

Our Clinicians

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Lisa Simon

Practice Owner - MS, LPC

Lisa Simon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is also a member of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH), and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professional Foundation (IADEP). She received her undergraduate and master’s degree’s from the University of Miami.

Lisa is the owner and creator of Therapy For Success, a private niche practice specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and food and weight related disorders.She used her passion of helping other people to create Therapy For Success to help those struggling from these diseases. She works with men and women of all ages, helping them to overcome their afflictions with food. She has counseled individuals in the most intense hospital inpatient settings and in outpatient settings and helped them accomplish independent lifestyles in the community. She is constantly studying and training in order to provide therapy for success and healing. Her caring approach and commitment to help people overcome difficult life issues is unique. Lisa has an insurmountable knack and spirit, and brings creativity and energy combined with a wealth of professional and personal experience to each of her clients.

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Amanda Pettinelli

MS, LMFT

Amanda Pettinelli is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in Pennsylvania, with a pending license in New Jersey. She received her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and a Master of Science from Thomas Jefferson University. She is certified in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Ecosystemic Structure Family Therapy.                      

Amanda has extensive experience training and experience at The Renfrew Centers,  major inpatient-outpatient eating disorder facilities, and other health services, where she provided individual,  couples and family  therapeutic therapy and clinical and intern supervision. She has led multi-family groups, parent support sessions and patient alumnae events, provided crisis management, and developed and implemented treatment plans with coordination  with patients’ complete health team, including dieticians, psychiatrists, PCPS, students’ schools and workers’ employers. Amanda is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professional Foundation (IADEP)

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Laura York

MA ATR-BC, LPC

Laura York is a board certified and nationally registered Art Therapist, as well as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She got started practicing Art Therapy in Philadelphia with women, children, and families with substance abuse issues. Through this, she became well-versed in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, therapies used to re-frame thought and behavioral patterns that just aren’t working. Laura also specializes in food, eating, and weight concerns, as well as trauma, anxiety, depression, and communication between families and couples. Along with this, Laura is trained in Mindfulness practice and often incorporates this into the therapeutic process. Laura believes in the healing power of laughter, and will incorporate this into session whenever possible. She also provides ATR-BC and LPC group and individual supervision.

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Courtney Lee

MA, LPC

Courtney Lee Beauregard is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania. She is a non-denominational minister. She received her undergraduate degree from Emmanual College in Psychology and Counseling and her master’s degree from Salvi Regina University in holistic mental health counseling. 

Throughout her extensive career Courtney Lee has helped adults, children and families with a wide spectrum of eating disorders, mental health pathologies, chemical dependencies, and grief and trauma symptoms. She has worked with bariatric patients and weight related surgery and clinical issues, provided residential counseling and life skills instruction and taught in public schools.

Courtney Lee offers a holistic mental health perspective to illustrate the value of psychological care and social work to improve interpersonal skills, mindfulness and self-esteem. She utilizes creative strategies for problem solving and coordination of care to identify both short term and long term goals. Her thoughtful and authentic interventions restore her clients’ quality of life.  Courtney Lee loves her profession and empathizes with those she is helping.

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Crystal Carson

LPC, CAADC

Crystal Carson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science from Temple University. She earned her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Holy Family University. Crystal is also a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC).

Crystal utilizes a variety of treatment approaches, including Person-Centered, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and Mindfulness, to address and to heal her clients’ stressful and traumatic experiences. She is well experienced in promoting healthy relationships and engaging people creatively through flexible individually tailored treatment protocols.

She works passionately to treat adolescents, young adults, adults, and families to treat eating and weight disorders.

Crystal brings her healthy balanced lifestyle to her professional life.