The Urban Healing Group is dedicated to provide affordable and accessible therapy solutions to people living in the Philadelphia area. We also focus on collaboration and mental health education which will always be an important part of the therapeutic process with us, in hopes to increases the likelihood of permanent change. Using the knowledge, we learn about of how the many components in life have led you to this blockage, and will work to increase your ability to come up with solutions and tools that will stay with you forever.
Meet Our Therapists
---Arika Moody (top picture), LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania. She has been dedicated to continuing to learn new ways to be effective in treating her clients and providing holistic treatment that includes processing, validation, and skill building. Arika has had extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is working to be certified. Arika has learned to use DBT to assist all clients struggling with meeting life goals and working to be happy on the daily basis. Her extensive training in Family Systems, Attachment, and Emotion Focused Therapy allows her to assist clients in gaining insight into family/relational patterns, societal impressions, social learning and environmental issues that continue to reinforce negative patterns and behaviors.
---Desiree Coleman (Bottom Right Picture), is a Marriage and Family Therapist and a member of The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist, working toward licensure in Pennsylvania. She became a therapist after working in the nonprofit sector for over fifteen years and seeing how important mental health is in achieving life goals and working toward overall happiness. Desiree is passionate about assisting families and individuals to build stronger relationships and connections with one another, and learning and building on skills they can use to cope with life’s challenges and obstacles.
---Desiree has had extensive training in Narrative Family Therapy (NFT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS), with a goal to become certified in both. Desiree has also been extensively trained in family systems, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy, which allows her to assist clients in gaining insight into the ways in which our culture, families, peers, society, education, and environment have an effect on our behaviors, patterns and thoughts as well as our mental well-being. She has used these theories and practices to assist clients with a wide range of issues and concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma and adjustment concerns.
There is currently very limited availability for insurance clients.
Sliding Fee Scale $65-$95 per session.