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You are ready to make a change. Now it is time to take action.

You may be experiencing:

  • Anxiety that seems to trap you in a never ending loop of worry and uncertainty.
  • Depression or sadness that has reduced your motivation and optimism.
  • A constant feeling of being tired and drained.
  • An eating disorder or using food to cope with uneasy situations.
  • A feeling of being stuck in a web of problems that you cannot seem to untangle.
  • Difficulty navigating through the overwhelming feelings that the transitions of life inevitably bring.

You may not even know what is wrong but you know that reaching for support will help you figure it out.

You need someone to talk to…but you also need solutions.

Taking that first step is never easy but I will help make it easier. For over 20 years I have helped adults, teenagers, and families find their way through those difficult times. I am a Licensed Psychotherapist with a unique combination of experience, education and credentials. My approach to therapy involves the following principles…
About Gail Welkes

Psychotherapy and Counseling Specialties

Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression

Constant worry. Sleep problems. Decreased concentration. Easily irritated. General fatigue. Fearing that nothing can ever change. Anxiety and depression affect over 50 million people in the United States and that number is growing daily. If you or a loved one is experiencing signs of anxiety or depression, it is time take a closer look at what may be going on…
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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, and Emotional Overeating are the most common eating disorders, but many people have unhealthy relationships with food and problems with body image. Although eating disorders affect women and men of all ages, teenagers and young adults are particularly vulnerable to their devastating effects. Current studies show ….
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Therapy for Teenagers & Young Adults

Teenagers & Young Adults

Most psychological problems begin to emerge during adolescence and young adulthood. Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders, and Substance Abuse can display differently in teenagers than they do in adults. A time of immense growth and development, the changes that occur between the ages of 12-19 are exciting but also challenging. Teens must adapt…
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Life Transitions

Life Transitions

Developing strategies for change is part of all of our lives. Managing the adjustments we need to make about the issues of careers, school, relationships and finances can be difficult. Coping with grief, medical issues, parenting and aging are challenging for all of us. Life transitions can cause fear – partially because we don’t know what to expect…
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Centrally located in Lafayette Hill, PA., I am easily reached from Philadelphia and the nearby communities of Plymouth Meeting, Conshohocken, Chestnut Hill, and Eastern Montgomery County.

Minutes away from Willow Grove, King of Prussia, and the Main Line, I am only two miles from Exit 18B of I-476 (Blue Route) and from Exit 333 (Norristown) of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-276. Free parking, handicap accessible and flexible office hours.

Sometimes we just need a little help to uncover the person we envision ourselves to be.
Find Your Balance. Sharpen Your Coping Skills. Relieve the Pain.
It’s time to Focus on improving the quality of your life