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Dr. Kanevsky - Medical Director/Psychiatrist

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MD, Physician for United Agency Alexander Kanevsky, has been named a Worldwide Who’s Who Professional of the Year in Health Care. While inclusion in Worldwide Who’s Who is an honor, only a small selection of members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, years of service, and the credentials they have provided in association with their Worldwide Who's Who membership.
Dr. Kanevsky has practiced medicine for 27 years.
In addition to treating patients, Dr. Kanevsky has published six books. He is the author of «Journey into Life and Death», «Salamandra», «Crys», «Five Tongues of Alexander Kanevsky», «Dr. Kanevsky’s Diaries of Health» and «Andilouieda». The Art Album «Kanevsky: Genius of Vision» was published in 2010.
In 1998, he became the founder of the first alternative medicine center. He is also an internationally acclaimed artist and has won widespread recognition for his work. As a true renaissance man, in addition to his work as an artist, writer and doctor, he is a painter, novelist, sculptor, playwright, scholar, poet, singer, actor, politician and martial artist. He attributes his success as a physician to his dedication and passion for the profession.
In 1997, Dr. Kanevsky completed a Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Maryland and in 1993, did an Internship in Internal Medicine and Family Practice at UPMC. He earned a previous Internship in Surgery from Krasnoyarsk Regional Hospital in 1984. His Postgraduate Doctorate in Surgical Oncology was achieved in 1988 at Krasnoyarsk Regional Oncology Center, and the Moscow Research Radiology Center. Dr. Kanevsky earned an MD at Krasnoyarsk Medical Institute in 1983 and holds a Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine and Medical Herbology, earned in 1989 at Moscow Center of Eastern Medicine. He also holds a Medical Practice License for the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Maryland. In 2006, he was a Gubernatorial Candidate for the state of Connecticut and in 2005, received Shaolin Temple Recognition in Kung Fu.
In 1990, he was recognized for his prodigious artistic talent with the First International Award in Fine Arts. He also won a Consumer-Nominated Award in Psychiatry the same year and the First Award for the Best Surgical Research in 1982. Looking forward, Dr. Kanevsky intends to continue to strive for new heights of enlightenment.

Dr. William Lybarger - 40 plus years in counseling

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William Lybarger (aka: «Dr. Bill») began his professional career as a guidance counselor of a comprehensive Vo-tech high school. He earned his doctorate from Temple University in January 1978. He interned at CORA Youth Services in Philadelphia as a counseling supervisor and served a second internship in Cherry Hill as a marriage and family therapist. He obtained his Pennsylvania Psychologist license in 1977, maintained it through the present, and held several positions over 26 years working for the Delaware State Department of Education. His counseling style is client-centered and humanistic and his intervention strategies range from psychodynamic to supportive to cognitive behavioral therapy to using analytic psychology depending upon client need.

Kristina Meyrick, LPC - Counselor specializing in teens, adults who have dual diagnoses

Kristina is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania State. She has over 10 years counseling experience in the mental health and addictions fields working with children, adolescents and adults in individual, family, couple and group setting. Kristina has extensive experience providing crisis counseling, trauma related therapy, solution-focused therapy, reality therapy, interpersonal therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapies. She has a strong background in dual diagnosis interventions, grief and loss, depression and anxiety disorders, self-esteem issues, PTSD and other traumas, addictions, co-dependency and attachment issues. Kristina has a rich history in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her knowledge of mental health and addictions is abundant. Above all else, Kristina is a compassionate, empathetic, and proactive therapist who strives to help everyone.

Blair A. Kirshner, LPC - Counselor specializing in teens and adolescents

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Blair earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Harcum College. Blair was the President of Harcum Association for the Education of Young Children, a Student Ambassador, and a volunteer at two pre-schools. These experiences helped to breed Blair’s passion for working with children, further demonstrated by her current employment as a caretaker. Blair continued her education at West Chester University where she earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Blair also continued her volunteer work at West Chester as a part of The Head Start Program and A Chance to Heal, working with children from poverty stricken areas and individuals with eating disorders, respectively. Through these experiences, Blair developed a strong interest in working with clients with eating disorders or body image concerns. More specifically, she hopes to become an advocate for healthy body image and improving self-esteem. Consistent with this goal, she is an active member of The National Eating Disorder Association. Blair has received her Masters Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University. Blair enjoys the diversity of working with many different populations, but she mantains a special interest in group settings and working with adolescents.

Robert N. Beck - Facility Director and Therapist with 18 years of experience in all types of treatments, with a speciality in CBT, DBT, Addiction, and Trauma

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Robert is married with three children. Robert is a U.S. Army veteran honorably discharged in 1989. He followed his passion of wanting to help people after the Army and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from Temple University with a major in Psychology. Robert worked in various positions in the field of mental health since graduating that included working with children, young adolescents, and adults helping them overcome their challenges in life. He spent 10 years working as a Program Director in independent residential facilities for severe and persistent mental health and substance abuse located in both Bucks County and Philadelphia County. He graduated from LaSalle University with Master's Degree in Professional Clinical Counseling as a proud member of the Chi- Sigma-Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society with intention to receive his LPC any day now.

Kim Haenle, PhD candidate - President with 20 years experience in the mental health and drug and alcohol field

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Mrs. Kim Haenle's, MS, CAADC clinical background consists of treating adolescents, teens and adults in both residential and outpatient settings fo​r dual issues such as addictions, mental health, behavioral and family/parenting relationships. Kim’s career history includes: a contractor for Neshaminy and Council Rock School Districts in the Student Assistant Program; Supervisor of Montgomery County MH/MR/D&A case management services; counselor at Community Service Foundation and Facility Director in an Outpatient Clinic in Fairless Hills. Although Kim does not see clients these days, she is very much involved in all client issues and is easily accessible when a concern comes up. She has been available to provide Intervention for Drug and Alcohol Clients if presented with the difficult issue. Altogether, Kim has been in the mental health/addiction field since 1994.