Bethanne Petrylak, MA, LMFT holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bloomsburg University and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seton Hill University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked extensively with at-risk youth and their families. This includes high conflict families, parenting concerns, life transitions, and co-parenting. Beth enjoys working with children, adolescents, and their caregivers both individually and as a whole system. She also is passionate about working to reunite families when necessary through family reunification therapy. Beth also has experience in other areas including couples and marriages.
Another passion of hers is working with eating disorders, disorder eating, and body image issues. She has previously worked at a renowned treatment center specialized in eating disorders. Her experience there includes partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment, as well as being the lead facilitator of an outpatient support group. Her approach to treating eating disorders includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and exploring the emotional function of eating disorders/disordered eating. Beth approaches eating disorders from a systemic perspective which offers an opportunity to involve family and supports in treatment.