Providing Psychological Healthcare Since 1983
KATHLEEN C. DERISE, L.C.S.W. (Independent Contractor)

Education:
  • Occidental College, B.A.
  • New York University Graduate School of Social Work, M.S.W.

Professional Affiliations/Credentials:
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers
  • Member, NASW


Practice Description:

Treatment of children, adolescents, and adults using individual, marital, and family therapy. Special interest in the treatment of depression, anxiety, adjustment problems, eating disorders, gay and lesbian issues, women’s issues, and victims of sexual abuse.

JOHN F. HAVRILLA, LCSW (Independent Contractor)

Education:
  • University of Scranton, B.S.
  • Marywood University-Monahan School of Social Work,MSW

Professional Affiliations/Credentials:
  • NASW Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers
  • Army Social Work Officer 1977-1984


Practice Description:

Focused treatment with children, teens and adults. Individual and family therapy for depression, anxiety, military family issues, relationship conflict and abuse related issues.

CATHERINE TAYLOR, LCSW (Independent Contractor)

Education:
  • UCLA, B.A. History
  • University of Connecticut, MSW

Professional Affiliations/Credentials:


Practice Description:

I began my career in the barrios of Los Angeles. spent most of my adult life working in the rural mill towns and college centers of Western New England and, now enjoy being part of the diverse community served by Clinical Associates of Tidewater. My practice focuses on family and individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults. I provide consultation services to chaplains and clergy, school staff and administration, and organizations interested in improving interpersonal systems. I also facilitate critical incident stress debriefings. My professional interests include: major life transitions, surviving trauma, conflict resolution, building communication skills, parent/child relationships, the function of play, working with trauma inside religious environments, and lesbian/gay/transgender issues. I have presented my work at such venues as the World Conference on Trauma, National Association of Social Work trainings, The Dartington Family Therapy conferences and The Smith College School of Social Work. I am particularly interested in the development of resiliency and benevolent systems.