Below is a list of the top and leading Psychologists in Philadelphia. To help you find the best Psychologists located near you in Philadelphia, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Philadelphia’s Best Psychologists:
The top rated Psychologists in Philadelphia are:
- Joan Jeruchim – Dr. Joan Jeruchim
- Nicole Machinski – Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates Psychological Services
- Valerie Braunstein – Valerie Braunstein PsyD
- Janet Hope Horwitz – Dr. Janet Hope Horwitz
- Eric Spiegel – Attune Philadelphia Therapy Group
Dr. Joan Jeruchim
Joan Jeruchim holds 25 years of expertise in the field of psychological evaluations of adults. Her private practice is conveniently nestled in the center city area of Philadelphia. She is a licensed psychologist that excels in managing and treating anxiety and depression cases. Joan holds a particular interest in career-related problems and relationship difficulties. Her approach focuses on helping the patient be aware of their state, then incorporates their intellect with their emotions to better manage it. A balance is set between the two to achieve relaxation and be free of emotional struggles. Her personalized sessions can be availed for a variety of mental health states.
Psychotherapy, Insight-Oriented Therapy, Underachievement & Motivation
“I worked with Dr. Jeruchim for approximately 3 years and in that time she helped me work through my depression and anxiety. She was so wonderful to work with and I would highly recommend her! I had been to a couple of other psychologists that I did not feel comfortable with and as soon as I met Dr. Jeruchim, she put me immediately at ease!” -Lacey Williams
Dr. Robin Lowey & Associates Psychological Services
Nicole Machinski obtained her bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University while the master’s and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology and Criminal Justice were from Widener University. She has a focus on evaluations of individuals in aid of the legal system. These are not limited to situations requiring professional opinion on risk assessments, waiver amenability, worker’s compensation, and emotional distress. While she does forensic consultations and evaluations, she also helps patients of all ages from children, to adolescents, and adults. Not only that but Nicole can perform conventional psychological examinations as well for clarification of diagnosis and eventually give out professional treatment suggestions.
Evaluation of Competency, Juvenile Waiver/Amenability, Pre-Sentencing Risk Assessment, Sex Offender Assessment, Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation, Sexual Harassment, Age, Race, & Gender Discrimination, Emotional Distress, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Forensic Services
“Was able to get quick appointments when family was in crisis. The counselor was very approachable and understanding. I received practical advice that helped us immensely.” -Cosmo Kramer
Valerie Braunstein PsyD
Valerie Braunstein commits to a supportive and comfortable environment for her patients. She is a licensed psychologist certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Her professional expertise is on assessment and treatment of mental health problems experienced by children, adults, adolescents, families., and couples. Valerie utilizes various effective treatment methods in her private practice. She uses behavioral activation (BA), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), parent management training (PMT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and mindfulness techniques. A collaborative approach worked well in her patients suffering from different forms of anxiety, ADHD, depression, trauma, relationship problems, and intimacy issues.
Adult, Couple, & Child Therapy
“Dr. Braunstein is one of the most skilled psychologists I have worked with throughout the course of my career. As a school counselor, I often refer my students to outside professionals. Dr. Braunstein has been easy to work with, understanding, and receptive. Highly recommend!” -Kim Halperin
Dr. Janet Hope Horwitz
Janet Hope Horwitz holds membership to numerous professional organizations namely the Philadelphia Center for EFT; International Center for Excellence in EFT (ICEEFT), and the Philadelphia Society For Psychoanalytic Psychology (PSPP). She is licensed in the State of Pennsylvania and has undergone training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT). Janet obtained solid professional experience when she worked as a psychologist in charge of the counseling and mental well being of adjudicated youth. Here, she was able to empathize more with an individual’s suffering, stemming from being misunderstood and unwanted. Since then she had worked closely with adolescents, adults, and couples in resolving their internal struggles and embracing their own capacity for self-healing.
Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Supervision
“Dr. Janet Horwitz is a compassionate and caring clinician. IMO, the best…highly recommend.” -Hope Dreyer
Attune Philadelphia Therapy Group
Eric Spiegel’s private practice is located in Philadelphia where he provides psychological help to adults, couples, groups, as well as adolescents. His treatment method centers on equipping the patient with the mastery of their own internal strengths. This will be used in managing numerous psychological concerns like depression, trauma, anxiety, psychosomatic diseases, and relationship woes. For relationship issues, he used attachment theory, self-psychology, and sometimes clinical hypnosis. Patients gushed how they feel comfortable with their consultations with Eric. He is engaging in a manner that encourages patients to express themselves clearly while also becoming aware of their situation. Every session soothes and establishes trust and connection between him and his clients.
Anxiety, Depression, Attachment & Relationship Concerns, Identity Development, Trauma, Grief & Loss, Psychosomatic Disorders & Health Psychology, Pain Management
“Dr. Eric Spiegel is a well-trained, conscientious therapist. He is also a most esteemed and respected colleague of mine with a solid clinical background. I have worked with him specifically on the treatment of anxiety disorders and can attest to his knowledge and skill. Anyone who sees Dr. Spiegel would indeed be fortunate.” -Carolyn Daitch