Below are the team members who, together, make up one of the finest groups of mental health treatment specialists in our area. Click on the names below to view profiles.
Ranjan Sinha, MD
Ranjan Sinha, MD, completed his residency in psychiatry from the Medical College of Ohio Hospital and his Clinical Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry from the prestigious Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is board certified in psychiatry with a subspecialty in geriatric psychiatry. He is skilled in inpatient, outpatient, consultation liaison, and nursing home psychiatry. He has served as Medical Director and Chairman of Psychiatry at Grandview Hospital and as Medical Director of Psychiatry at Lower Bucks Hospital. He is also psychiatric consultant for several nursing homes in the greater Bucks County area. At Psychology Associates, Dr. Sinha does outpatient psychiatric evaluation and medication management of adult patients.
Dr. Eileen Connolly is a licensed psychologist with more than 25 years of clinical experience. Dr. Connolly started her career as a social worker in hospital settings working with psychiatric patients and individuals with addictive disorders. After earning her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University, she became head of the Employee Assistance Program at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, N.J. After leaving that position, Eileen has maintained a small private practice.
Dr. Connolly has also been a consultant to major corporations. She owns a consulting business and has formed several strategic alliances in the areas of leadership development. Dr. Connolly's experience includes the implementation of programs designed to improve the performance of leaders at all levels and enhance the efficiency, productivity and profitability of operations. She is a seasoned executive coach. Her clients have been varied, from entrepreneurial companies to Fortune 30 organizations. She has coached leaders across a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, financial, advertising, telecommunications, construction, and cosmetics.
Dr. Dorothea Colavita
“Are you hesitant to talk with family and friends about the issues that are bothering you? Have you tried confiding in those close to you about your struggles,and still feel out of control, overwhelmed, or discouraged? If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, an eating disorder, relationship issues, or life transitions, I would like to help you. I believe it is important to have someone you can confide in and trust to help you feel better and cope with the challenges you are facing. I believe it so strongly that I have made it my life's work.
I know how important a nonjudgmental,caring, and confidential environment is to help you speak openly about the problems you bring to therapy.I will listen to you, take you seriously, and offer my best professional guidance based on many years of professional training and experience in hospital, outpatient, community mental health, and private practice.
My goal is to help you live the life you want. I use a collaborative style to help you increase your self-awareness, recognize your self-defeating thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and develop the skills to change them. You deserve to have the life you want.”
Dr. Robert Jann
Dr. Robert Jann has 30 years experience in school and clinical settings working
with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Jann holds a PhD in School Psychology from the American Psychological Association accredited program at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his clinical internship at Eastern State School and Hospital. He is a licensed school psychologist who has many years of experience working with youth.
Dr. Jann has maintained a private practice since 1982 and has completed the
requirements for a Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy.
Dorothy Cardlin, MS, PD
I am a Licensed Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist
Hofstra University, BS in Psychology
St. John's University, MS & PD in Psychology
I am experienced in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders and ADHD, in adults, adolescents and children. I have been in private practice for 25+ years.
It takes a lot of courage to acknowledge you need help. My job is to help you recognize your strengths and use them to develop a plan to overcome your issues. Every relationship is unique, and ours will be based on trust and compassion. I will challenge you to be open and honest with yourself and, together, we will find the answers that exist within you.
My integrative practice is relational by nature and draws mainly from the principles of psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral and family systems theories.
Gregory Rossi, MSW, LSW
“Life is difficult”, writes Dr. M. Scott Peck in his landmark best seller, The Road Less Traveled, because the challenges we face in life are often accompanied by emotional pain, he explains, sometimes “as excruciating as the worst physical agony”.
As a Licensed Therapist and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Greg’s approach is compassionate, person centered, interpersonal, and strengths-based. Greg utilizes Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to assist adolescents (13-19), young adults, and adults.
specialties include working with individuals, couples, and families on alcohol issues, ambiguous loss, anger management, anxiety, depression, drug abuse, grief/loss issues, internet addiction, LGBTQ concerns; process addictions, stress management, substance use disorders, and trauma.
Greg attends continuing education workshops at the internationally recognized Center of Alcohol/Addiction Studies, a multidisciplinary institute dedicated to addiction research, education, and training in New Jersey.
Of his work, Greg says, “It’s where compassion intersects human suffering. It’s not enough to be technically competent, a practitioner has to be genuinely caring.”
Education: B.A., St. Joseph’s University; M.A., LaSalle University; M.S.W., Rutgers University.
Licensures: LCSW; LCADC
Years in Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders: 26
Years in Private Practice: 18
Passions: besides his work, getting published, writing songs, and more.
Last book read: How to Raise a Boy: the Power of Connection to Build Good Men by Michael C. Reichert
Quote: “Mental health is an ongoing process of dedication to reality at all costs.” – M. Scott Peck, M.D.
Lisa Smith MS,LMFT
Lisa brings many years of experience. After years of working in human services, Lisa pursued her degree in counseling psychology. She graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 2003. While formally trained with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, Lisa takes an eclectic approach when working with her clients, as one size does not always fit all. Through her years of practicing in various arenas, she has come to learn and believe wholeheartedly that the therapy is in the relationship, this the connection between the therapist and client is critical for success.
In addition to the traditional relationship issues that come up in marriage and family therapy, Lisa has particular expertise, strengths and special interest in several other areas. These include but are not limited to postpartum depression and adjustment to life’s changes as the family unit grows, parenting issues, including discipline issues and the special considerations of raising a gifted child, divorce and separation issues, blended families, sexuality and sexual identity issues and alternative lifestyle/relationship issues.
Lisa primarily works with individuals ages 18 and up and couples
Edythe Turner, MSW, LSW
Edythe (Ebby) L. Turner, MA, LPC earned her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Trenton State Colle1e (now The College of New Jersey). She was a graduate assistant in the Psychology Department and earned her Master's Degree in Counseling from the College of New Jersey, graduating magna cum laude. Ebby ls a Licensed Professional Counselor and has provided supervision for other clinicians working toward licensure.
Ebby has extensive experience in community mental health and private practice working with adults struggling with a range of issues including, but not limited to, trauma, depression, mood fluctuations, anxiety, anger, grief, relationship issues, and substance abuse. As you strive to achieve emotional well bein1andbalance in life, her approach in counseling is collaborative, client focused and cognitive-behavioral based.
Catherine Toso, LCSW, DSW
Dr. Toso completed her doctoral training in social work at the University of Pennsylvania and is board certified in clinical social work. She is trained in providing treatment from a family systems/psychodynamic perspective. She spent almost 10 years as a psychotherapist in the Child and Family Department at Pennsylvania Hospital.
As a child and family therapist at Psychology Associates, Dr. Toso treats children from pre-school through adolescence. Treatment of younger children may address behavioral, learning, social and emotional issues. She specializes in working with learning or attention disorders. Accurate diagnosis includes consultation with teachers and pediatricians. Treatment of adolescents may address anxiety, depression, school and social concerns and family problems. Utilize family systems approach in working with children and adolescents. Understand that involvement of parents and creating family change is essential to helping children and adolescents cope and adapt.
Dr. Toso has significant experience counseling children and families going through divorce. Also, conduct divorce mediation and couples counseling. As a forensic specialist, specialize in conducting child custody evaluations.
Dr. Toso also treats adults suffering from anxiety and depression. Develops a safe collaborative relationship where new insights and change become possible. Work on discovering healthy ways to cope with difficult feelings in order to change maladaptive ways of behaving.
I have been working with adults and adolescents for over 25 years, providing individual; group; family; and marital/couples therapy. I specialize in working with mood disorders, including depression and anxiety/panic attacks, as well as OCD and ADHD. I also specialize in helping families/caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. I have years of experience helping couples improve their relationships and parent more effectively. I support women and men who are seeking separation/divorce and teach couples how to strengthen stepfamilies. Using a combination of Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic therapies, my goal is to collaborate with you to achieve your goals and become a happier and healthier person.
Joe Botelho, LCSW
Mr. Botelho is a Fordham University graduate who has practiced psychotherapy for several years in the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. His experience includes working with individuals, famillies and groups. Specifically, his focus has included work with individuals who are dealing with panic attacks, depression, anxiety, substance abuse as well as couples counseling and issues related to sexual orientation.
Certifications: Addiction Counselling, E.M.D.R., Hypnotherapy, and Supervision for LSW and LCSW.
Rob Puzycki, MA,LPC