ABOUT ME

Patricia Surubaru

Program Director & Counselor

My name is Patricia Surubaru. I am a professional mental health counselor in the Mechanicsburg area. I provide counseling to individuals, families, and couples in areas such as anxiety, depression, trauma, coping skills, and mood disorders, amongst others. My approach is supportive and mindfulness-based, utilizing several modalities including CBT, DBT, play therapy, expressive arts in therapy, and Interpersonal.

I customize my therapeutic practices to best suit your needs, as I believe in meeting the needs of the client where they are at. As your therapist, I am committed to providing a safe therapeutic environment in which I can support you in meeting your individual goals through a holistic approach.

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

  • Depression

  • Coping Skills

Expertise

  • Behavioral Issues

  • Parenting

  • Child & Teen

  • Family Conflict

  • Life Transitions

  • Mood Disorders

  • Panic Attacks

  • Stress

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Thinking Disorders

  • Identity Conflicts

Welcome!

EXPERIENCE

My methods

Behavior therapy

In behavior therapy, the main focus is on learning's role in developing both normal and abnormal behaviors.

Psychoanalysis

In psychoanalysis, we focus on changing problematic behaviors by understanding the unconscious meanings and motivations behind them.

Cognitive therapy

In cognitive therapy, the focus is on what people think rather than what they do.

Humanistic therapy

In humanistic therapy, the main focus is on a person's capacity to make rational choices and develop.

Qualifications

Education

Penn State University

Bachelor's degree in Sociology
2010-2014

Messiah University

Master's degree in Counseling
2014-2017

Experience

Presley Ridge

Intensive Family Services

Outpatient Counselor
20014-2017

Camp Hill School District

School Counselor
2017-2019

Northern York County School District

School Counselor-Department Chair
2019-2023

Have any questions?

If you have any questions about our services, feel free to contact us.