Vanessa Mortillo, LPC

Vanessa Mortillo

I believe that therapy should be as fun, collaborative, and easily accessible as possible. I offer a warm, nurturing environment for youth ages 2-18 and their families. Utilizing mindfulness, group therapy, talk therapy, expressive arts, and play-based modalities, I provide a playful space to harness creativity and imagination in the service of growth and healing.

I take a strengths-based approach and build on what is going right for your child and your family and will work with you to effectively support your child. I have worked with families from a variety of backgrounds in home, school, and outpatient settings and am committed to advancing equity and social justice.

I have over 5 years experience with play therapy approaches and am currently pursuing my Registered Play Therapist Credential. My primary modes of therapy include child-centered play interventions, expressive arts and mindfulness. 

Areas of focus include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Aggressive Hehaviors
  • Self esteem issues
  • Bullying/School issues
  • Parenting support/Coaching
  • Family Conflict
  • Developmental, learning, and physical disabilities
  • Domestic abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Childhood trauma

Professional Affiliations/Membership

  • American Counseling Association
  • Association of Play Therapists


  • Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Master of Arts in Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University

Schedule an appointment with Vanessa online or call 267-861-3685, Option 1

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