Co-Founders

 

Reena Panchal
MA, NCC, LPC
(Co-Founder and Clinician)

Reena is a National Board Certified Counselor who is solution focused and person centered. Her approach is friendly, warm, gentle, caring, genuine, and result-oriented. She believes the key to effective therapy does not lie in any particular method, but rather in the authenticity of the relationship between counselor and client. She creates a safe environment for her clients to open up and express their wants and needs for a healthier lifestyle and empowers her clients to take charge of their lives and to be the best they can be. She has a deep understanding for multicultural issues which enhances the therapeutic relationship with all types of individuals. 

Reena comes with an extensive background working with both adults and adolescents.  She has worked with a diverse population in the mental health field which incorporates families, couples, addictions, mental health (anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Borderline Personality Disorder), dually diagnosed, and developmental disabilities including but not limited to autism and Asperger's Syndrome.  She also has experience with grief and death and dying in which she uses Motivational Interviewing techniques to empower clients with difficult and advancing medical conditions to gain insight into their life values now, and in the future as things may progress with their medical condition.

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Horizon

Humana

Oxford

UMR

United

Reena Panchal, MA,NCC,LPC
 

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Horizon

Humana

Oxford

UMR

United

Elise Cirelli, MA, LMFT

Elise Cirelli
MA, LMFT
(Co-Founder and Clinician)

Elise believes you cannot love someone more than you love yourself.  At its core, the goal of most therapy must be harnessing the ability to love and accept ourselves.  This is the only path to lasting positive change.  To support this goal, Elise is caring and competent.  She highly values authenticity and feels it is essential to the success of any therapeutic relationship- always striving to be a genuine presence that creates a safe space for others.  She takes a client-centered approach, borrowing from different schools of therapy based on the person/situation.
 
Elise’s experience includes family therapy with couples, coparents, or those decoupling; and counseling individuals 10 years and older with an array of issues including anxiety, depression, and grief.  She also has extensive experience helping individuals learn to manage emotions to better deal with difficult family and work situations.  
 
Elise works to understand and respect each person’s background to provide a culturally sensitive and comprehensive therapeutic experience. She is welcoming to clients of all ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender expressions, and relationship styles.

 

Clinicians

 
 

Matthew McNally
MA, LPC
(Clinician)

Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

United

Optum

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Horizon

Matthew is a supportive and experienced counselor who serves adolescent, adult, and elderly populations. He believes in the power of an empathetic connection to develop a strong bond between client and therapist. Through this alliance he seeks to become an agent of change and work with his clients to achieve measurable goals. Matthew utilizes a variety of therapeutic methods with a focus on cognitive techniques.

Matthew’s past experience includes: a warm approach dealing with mood disorders including anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder and extensive experience with people struggling with opiate, sedative, and alcohol addiction focusing on developing motivation for sobriety in early addiction. Matthew also has experience working with clients leaving suicide wards and assisting in their return to regular life.

 

Matthew develops a personal therapeutic approach with each of his clients to best support them in addressing their clinical needs, taking into account client's age, culture, family dynamics, religion, sexual orientation, and expressed gender.

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Insurance Plans Accepted

Aetna

United

Optum

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Horizon

Jordan Mealey
NCC, LPC, ACS, CGRS, CCTP
(Clinician)

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Jordan believes we can grow from our experiences. Our relationships, losses, changes- expected or not, daily stressors; people are resilient.  We can tap into our personal strengths to help us through life’s obstacles.  Jordan wants counseling to be an outlet where you feel empowered to develop goals and reinforce healthy coping mechanisms through any circumstances.


She strives to create a place where you feel heard and understood. A place where you can build trust to be honest, challenged, and encouraged. Because we all have a unique story and outlook, her approach to therapy is determined on an individual basis.
 

Jordan has 10 years experience working with children/adolescents, adults, and families. She is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist trained through the Grief Recovery Institute. She is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with advanced training on how traumatic stress can impact daily functioning and relationships. In addition, she has extensive experience with the following mental health issues: anxiety, depression, developmental disabilities, bipolar, personality challenges, emotional/behavioral problems for youth, stress management, grief/loss, and schizophrenia disorders. Jordan thrives to learn and seek new tools to strengthen her ability to help a client when they walk through the door.

 

Daniel Raphael
MA, LPC
(Clinician)

Daniel is dually licensed in NJ and PA.  He specialize in providing counseling services to children, teens, and adults on the Autism Spectrum as well as a variety of other challenges including ADHD, ODD, anxiety, and depression.  Additional areas of specialties include working with trauma survivors, parent training, and video game addiction.  Daniel works with individuals 5 years to 65 years old.

His therapeutic approach is focused on developing a relationship based on trust, identifying and utilizing strengths, and using cognitive behavioral therapy to help create an individualized road map for change and growth.

Daniel believes building interpersonal relationships by teaching communication and empathy skills is an important part of the counseling process. 

Daniel Raphael MA,LPC
 

Administrator

Leslie Roman
(Administrator)

Leslie is a driven administrative professional who's passion for people motivates her daily to go above and beyond for the clients she supports. As the first point of contact during the
commencement of the counseling experience, her compassion and gentle spirit cultivates a calm and trusting environment.  Leslie’s tri‐lingual experience allows her to easily communicate with clients where she can adapt and blend into a conversation depending on who she’s speaking with.

 

Her extensive operational background and organizational skills lend themselves to successfully scheduling countless clients for Perspective Counseling Group as well as assisting to verify the client’s insurance for a seamless billing experience. Her patience and ability to connect people to the right service providers speaks directly to her commitment to the mental well‐being of every client.

Leslie Roman