Dr. Meghan Prato, licensed psychologist specializing with children, couples and families.
When people experience mental illness or major life stress, it can begin to feel as if their lives are unraveling along with those closest to them.
Dr. Prato understands how to help people heal, with a keen understanding of family dynamics and human relationship.
Dr. Prato’s Child Psychology Training
She has spent her career helping children, adolescents, families. She supports her clients in making changes in their lives, with specific emphasis on helping people to build and strengthen their relationships, both with family and with the outside world.
She has expertise in child psychology, family therapy, parenting skills,crisis management and psychological assessment. She is certified in Theraplay and has a great deal of training and experience in applied behavior analysis and clinical assessment.
Dr. Prato has worked in a variety of settings, from outpatient services, partial hospitalization programs, and residential treatment facilities. In addition to private practice, Dr. Prato is employed by Devereaux Advanced Behavioral Health where she provides services to adolescents with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in a residential setting.She also conducts psychological testing and evaluations, both for Devereaux and for Bucks County Juvenile Probation.
A graduate of Chestnut Hill College’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Prato specialized in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Dr. Prato’s Couples Therapy Experience
Dr. Prato uses the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy and is working toward certification. She has particular interest in infidelity recovery, premarital work and co-parent counseling. She has conducted research with couples involved in a second or third marriage in order to learn how to help people prepare to remarry.
She is also an active participant in professional organizations including currently serving on the Colleague Assistance Committee of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association.
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