Michele Atkins - Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Certified School Psychologist

Office Phone: (610) 566-0515

Dr. Atkins provides the following services:
• Therapy for children, adolescents, adults and families
• School Consultation
• Parenting Support for preschoolers through teens

Child and Adolescent Specialties
Anxiety and mood disorders
Health-related emotional issues
Grief and loss
Family relationships
Social difficulties, peer relationships
Learning differences, school-related problems
Play therapy

Adult Specialties
Anxiety and depression
Stress management
Health-related emotional issues
Grief and loss
Adjustment and transition issues
Parenting support

Dr. Atkins utilizes a flexible, integrated approach combining psychodynamic principles and cognitive-behavioral strategies to foster self-understanding, personal growth and problem-solving. With client permission, she readily collaborates with school personnel and health care professionals to provide comprehensive treatment. She lectures and provides workshops to school and community groups on issues related to children and mental health. She offers support to parents of toddlers, elementary school-age children and teens related to behavioral problems and developmental concerns.

Daytime and evening hours are available.
Appointments may be scheduled by calling (610) 566-0515.

Dr. Atkins is not on any insurance panels, but will provide a receipt containing all necessary information so clients may receive direct reimbursement from their insurance companies.

Dr. Atkins is a member the American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Society for Clinical Psychologists and Specialists of Schools.

Dr. Atkins received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University in 1993 and her B.S. in Psychology from Tufts University in 1987. Prior to maintaining a full-time private practice, she was a consulting psychologist at the Kimberton-Waldorf School, a staff psychologist at the Devereux Day School, and taught a seminar on group therapy for interns in the doctoral program at Devereux.