About Our Staff

Dr. Marion Rudin Frank, Ed.D., CEAP

President, Founder PPS

Center City 19103 & Chestnut Hill, PA 19119

Dr. Frank has been a Licensed Psychologist and executive consultant in private practice for 40 years. She is board certified in medical psychotherapy and in clinical hypnotherapy. Dr. Frank has published many articles and invited both chapters ranging in topics from work roles and relationship issues to psycho-social aspects of breast cancer. She has made numerous presentations to professional organizations including the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (where she is a past division president) and the American Psychological Association. Formerly, Dr. Frank was a clinical instructor at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and on staff at Jefferson and Temple Universities. She was a Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP), a certified group psychotherapist, and on the founding board of the Philadelphia Women's Network. She is cognitive-behavioral, Jungian psychodynamic, and feminist in orientation, offering couples and individual psychotherapy. She also works with dream interpretations.

Dr. Frank received her doctorate from Temple University, her M.A. from Columbia University, and her B.A. Pennsylvania State University. She also studied at the University of Strasburg in France.

Kimberly Smith, MBA

Practice Director

Kim directs all internal, external administrative and systems aspects of PPS. Manages payroll, credentialing, marketing, contracting and onboarding of new hires. Supervises billing and collections. Multiple years of experience within the healthcare industry has allowed Kim to provide keen insights and strategic initiatives for the business. Kim holds an MBA from Wake Forest University.

Takyra West

Intake and Billing Specialist

Takyra serves as the point of contact for intakes which involves collecting demographic information, insurance verification and preauthorization. In a telephone intake, she consults with clients to help match them with the therapist who would be the best fit. She also is responsible for billing and collections.

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Clinical Staff

Suzanne Camp, MS, LPC

Center City, PA 19103

Suzanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor with over 12 years of experience as a psychotherapist working with adults in a variety of settings.  She is dedicated to helping people realize their strengths in meeting life’s challenges, using psychodynamic, cognitive, emotion-focused, feminist and mindfulness approaches.  She works with adults of all ages specializing in depression; anxiety; work and family issues; grief/bereavement; relationship difficulties; job stress; life transitions, LBGTQ and women’s issues, parenting challenges and addictions.

Suzanne has a M.S. from Temple University and Johns Hopkins University, and B.S. from Temple University.

Dr. Sherri Edelman, Psy.D, LPC

Center City, PA 19103

Dr. Edelman is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years of years of experience working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families Her key areas are health and wellness; mental, emotional, career, and relationship (to self and others). Her specialty in relationship counseling and coaching includes premarital/pre-cohabitation; couples/marital, pre-divorce, divorce, post-divorce, divorce-related family and parenting education; nonviolent communication skills training, LGBTQ+; family therapy: anger, adjustment; sleep issues; stress; depression, trauma and worry.

Dr. Edelman received her doctorate in Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic (PCOM), M.S. degrees from PCOM and Hahnemann University, and her B.S. from Temple University. Other areas of expertise include assertiveness training; mindfulness and meditation; psychodynamic psychotherapy; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); Combined Parent Child Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CPC-CBT); Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

John Granger, MA, MSW, LSW

Center City, PA 19102

John Granger is a Licensed Social Worker who has extensive experience working with individuals dealing with addiction, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, spiritual issues and other mental health issues. He provides counseling for individuals, couples, and families dealing with a myriad of challenges. His theoretical orientation includes cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and person-centered therapy.

John has a M.S. from Edinboro University and his B.S. from Eastern University.

Marla Jones, MA, LPC

Center City 19103 & Paoli, PA & 19301

Marla Jones  is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Behavioral Specialist in the state of Pennsylvania with over 30 years of hands-on-experience. She is an alumna of California State University at Northridge (BS) and Villanova University in PA (MS). Her expertise extends into areas of self-esteem and co-dependency as well as drug & alcohol, and addiction recovery. She has also worked extensively with grief counseling, children on the ASD spectrum, domestic violence/abuse recovery, and healing from childhood abuse, parental alcoholism (ACOA), and/or children of dysfunctional families. In addition to counseling individuals’ groups, and families, Marla has taught highly successful and enjoyable church and community workshops on Guerilla Dating Strategies, the Artist Way, and Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

Marla has a M.S from Villanova University and her B.S. from California State University Northridge.

Teresa Harrington, MA, MSW, LCSW

Center City 19103 & Flourtown, PA 19031

Teresa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with an extensive range of experience conducting outpatient therapy for adults, adolescents and children. She has a psychotherapeutic orientation and trained in mindfulness and cognitive- behavioral therapy techniques.  Among her specializations are grief/loss, bereavement, life transitions, depression, stress, anxiety and trauma including PTSD. In a safe and compassionate setting, she guides clients in processing and adjusting to life's changes and challenges.

Teresa has an M.S.W from New York University, M.A. from University of Oregon and her B.A. from University of Delaware, where she was Phi Beta Kappa.

Stephen Milburn, M.Ed., LPC, CAADC

University City, PA 19104

Stephen is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has experience working in the field of mental health services for over 20 years. He helps clients work through the roadblocks of depression, anxiety and other challenges such as relationship difficulties or sexual problems. He works with teens (ages 12 and up) who may have behavioral and/or academic problems. He uses a client-centered approach, where clients’ thoughts and feelings lead the direction of therapy. He is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help change unhealthy thinking or behavior patterns.

Steve has doctoral level training in working with sexuality-related issues, and he was trained as a sex therapist. He received his M.Ed. from both Temple and Widener University in Human Sexuality and Counseling Psychology and his B.A. from La Salle University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology at Widener University.

Felice Schwartz, MS, LPC

Center City, PA 19103

Felice is is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years of experience providing mental health therapy. She works with individuals and couples as well as with those struggling with all types of addiction and addictive/ compulsive behaviors, who identify on the GLBTQ spectrum and who experienced sexual and gender identity issues. Her specialty areas include domestic violence and sexual trauma.

Felice has a M.S. from Niagara University and her B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She had additional training in human sexuality at Widener University. She also had sexuality training in Netherland, Guelph and Ontario.

Dr. William Silver, DSW, LSW

Center City, PA 19103

Dr. Silver is a Licensed Social Worker, holds a doctorate in Social Work specializing in work with children and families. He focus is intimate relationships in studying individual, and couples in exploring the nature of love in human attachment.

Dr. Silver has a D.S.W. and M.S.W from University of Pennsylvania and B.A. Hunter College.

David B. Skowronski, MA LPC, NCS, CAC

Center City, PA 19103

David is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified School Counselor, and a Certified Addiction Counselor. He has over 15 years of experience working with clients in outpatient and school settings. He has expertise with child and adolescent treatment issues including ADHD, OCD and sexual identity issues. Among his areas of specialization are gay and lesbian issues, depression, anxiety, and family therapy. He also works as a school counselor at Mariana Bracetti Academy charter school where he provides social, emotional, and academic counseling.

David has a M.A from Fairfield University and his B.S. from University of Scranton.

Linda Spero, MSS, LCSW, NCA

Merion Station, PA 19066

Linda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Certified Psychoanalyst, Couples and Family Therapist and Certified Yoga Teacher.  She has been in Private Practice for over 20 years and prior to that worked as an Organizational Consultant and Executive Coach for 10 years.  She is the Co-Director of the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program, where she is also on the faculty.  She works with adults of all ages specializing in relationship issues, life changes, couples therapy, anxiety, depression and executive coaching. She is trained in Psychoanalysis, Mindfulness, and Meditation.

Linda received her MSED, M.Ed. from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and her B.S. from University of Pennsylvania. She received additional training as a Psychoanalyst and as a Couples and Family Therapist.

David Tomlinson, MSW, LCSW, CTS

Center City, PA 19103

David is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Trauma Specialist.  He provides psychotherapy for social, school and work-related problems, adjustment to life transitions, trauma, grief, anger management, stress reduction, marital and family conflicts, and self-esteem and self-concept issues.  He works with individuals, couples, families, teens and adults of all ages. He treats victims and co-victims of trauma and traumatized families. He taught graduate level courses in trauma at a local college and led trainings for other professionals locally and around the country in the treatment of traumatic loss and complicated bereavement.

David has a M.S.W from University of Michigan School of Social Work received and his B.S. from New York Institute of Technology. He received his certification in CBT from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Catherine Toso, DSW, LCSW

Yardley, PA 19067

Dr. Toso is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, holds a doctorate in Social Work and is a child and family therapist. She treats children from preschool through adolescents with a variety of behavioral disorders. She often includes consultation with teacher and pediatricians in her diagnosis. Her treatment of adolescents may address anxiety, depression, school and social concerns and family problems.  She also has significant experience counseling children and families going through divorce and works as a forensic specialist in child custody evaluations.

Dr. Toso received her D.S.W, M.S.W, and M.S from University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. from Rosemont College.

Glendale E. Walker, MHS, LPC, CADC, CCPD

Philadelphia, PA 19141 (West Oak Lane area)

Glendale is is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor with over 25 years of experience. She received her license as a Professional Counselor in 2005 and has been certified as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor since 1992.  She enhanced her credentials in the Addiction and Mental Health field as a Co-Occurring Professional Diplomat in 2005.  She has worked with diverse populations including inmates, homeless families, and adolescent sex offenders, as well as employed people and their families. She also treats adolescents having issues with anxiety, depression and family problems.

Glendale received her M.H.S/B.S. from Lincoln University.

Michele Yenis, MSW, LCSW

Yardley, PA 19067

Michele is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board-Certified Diplomate (BCD) with 30 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families. She received post graduate training in cognitive, rational-emotive, marriage and family therapy. Background and experience in healthcare, spanning 15 years in hospital settings. Her areas of specialization include coping with medical illness, depression and anxiety, grief/loss and bereavement, stress management, relationships, life transitions, and women's issues. She is a frequent workshop presenter and group facilitator.

Michele has a M.S.W from Wurzweiler School of Social Work and her B.A form Temple University. She also had additional training in Emotive Therapy.

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Main Office: 250 S 17th St, Suite 101 Philadelphia, PA 19103  |  Phone: 215-545-7800  |   Email: MFrankPPS@verizon.net

Other LocationsPhiladelphia County: 19102, 19103, 19104, 19141  |  Montgomery County: 19031, 19301, 19066, 19087, 19066  |  Bucks County: 19067

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