David A. Nover, M.D., F.A.P.A. is board certified in General Psychiatry and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. He has been practicing in Bucks County since 1989 and accepts patients from age fourteen to sixty. His particular interests are mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and attention deficit disorder. Dr. Nover consults to six local school districts. For fifteen years he provided psychiatric services to Bucks County Juvenile Court and maintains an interest in juvenile, civil, employment and criminal forensic work. Dr. Nover believes that each person must be understood from genetic, developmental and psychological perspectives in order to receive appropriate care. He therefore reserves 90 minutes for initial evaluations and performs medication visits in an unhurried manner. He formed this group practice in October 2002 and is very pleased to offer a wide range of services in one location.
Mary Glenn Shuart, C.R.N.P. is a certified registered nurse practitioner specializing in mental health evaluation and medication management. Mary provides each client with a thoughtful, comprehensive, and holistic assessment in a supportive and therapeutic environment. She strongly believes in empowering clients with information about the underlying neurobiology and risk factors that can lead to various mental health symptoms. Mary says, "I enjoy providing education in the area of psychopharmacology in order to best collaborate with each client in regard to their individual treatment plans. I find that successful recovery requires connection and trust and I make every effort to make sure that each client feels supported and heard. I am a very strong advocate for non-pharmacologic interventions that can maximize recovery and minimize use of medications. I stay up to date on the latest research in the field of psychology in order to make the most informed recommendations." Mary's areas of interest are treating complex post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, anxiety disorders, as well as bipolar disorder. She has experience working with individuals in treatment for eating disorders and substance use disorders.
Dawn H. Haaz, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in PA. She earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Haaz completed her pre-doctoral internship at Rider University’s Counseling Center and Psychology Residency at a private practice in Doylestown. She is the Founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization Girls Empowered. Her other clinical experience includes working as an intern Lenape Valley Foundation and Foundations Behavioral Health and completing psychological assessments at Horsham Clinic. Additionally, she worked for over 15 years in various roles at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County, including developing and facilitating an autism mentoring program and as their Psychological Consultant. Her specialties include treating adolescents and adults struggling with issues related to self-esteem, relationship/marital problems, sexual abuse/trauma, life transitions, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Haaz empowers her clients to develop healthy relationships with themselves and others. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Haaz enjoys giving presentations to other professionals and the community at large. She was honored to be selected as one of 19 Emerging Leaders in Bucks and Montgomery Counties for 2017.
Sarah Ziegler, Psy.D. earned her doctorate in psychology from LaSalle University where she also completed her undergraduate degree. Dr. Ziegler joined us during her postgraduate year and has interest in obsessive compulsive disorder, impulse control disorders, sexual concerns, and trauma. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has experience in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Dr. Ziegler serves as the Deputy Director of Mathom House & Easton Manor.
DR. ZIEGLER IS CURRENTLY NOT WORKING IN THE PRACTICE TO FOCUS ON OTHER ACTIVITIES, BUT WE LOOK FORWARD TO HER RETURN IN THE FUTURE
Ryan Garrison, M.S., L.P.C. specializes in anger management, autism and developmental disorders, attention deficit disorder, and communication skills. In addition to many years of work in our practice, Ryan is the Vice President of Admissions and Client Experience at Woods Services. Ryan helps adolescents, adults, couples and families offering support and direction with a rational approach to his work. When not busy with his two sons, Ryan enjoys playing guitar and rooting for the Flyers, Phillies and Eagles.
Broderick President, M.A. joined our staff as an individual and family therapist in August 2013. He has expertise in helping adolescents and young adults dealing with anxiety, depression and phase of life issues. Broderick has experience with family conferencing and substance abuse treatment. A former Division I basketball player, he understands the psychology of student-athletes in high school and college. Broderick serves as the Treatment Supervisor at the Bucks County Youth Center. He has evening hours available at our office.
Annmarie Crowell, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., B.C.D. is a licensed clinical social worker and Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. She has over twenty-five years of experience in working with at-risk children and their families. She is certified in the forensic interviewing of children. Annmarie is also a certified hypnotherapist and uses hypnosis for weight loss, smoking cessation, and stress management. Annmarie provides a wide range of services including individual, family and couples counseling; relationship issues including infertility and menopause; family reunification; child and adolescent behavioral therapy; recovery from sexual and physical abuse; grief counseling; parenting education; therapy for depression and anxiety; and ADHD education. She uses cognitive behavioral approaches for treating panic attacks, PTSD and phobias. Annmarie provides compassionate guidance which allows for the release of the limitations that keep people from reaching their goals.
Jody Rosenblum, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. has a Bachelor's in Social Work from the State University of New York in Albany and a Master's degree in Social Work from Rutgers University in Camden, NJ. She employs an eclectic mix of approaches and therapies when working with children, adolescents, adults, and families who are challenged with depression, anxiety, emotional regulation, substance abuse, loss, and grief. Jody uses cognitive behavioral therapy, yoga, and breath work to provide compassionate support and guidance to folks who struggle with life challenges, for each person she aims to increase self-awareness and facilitate positive change. Jody has demonstrated that an individualized approach can facilitate such awareness and change. During the past 30 years Jody has worked in a variety of settings, including the local hospital, an outpatient recovery center, schools, and the homes of children and their families. When not working, Jody enjoys time with her family, friends, and her dog, Maddy. She enjoys gardening, practicing yoga, reading and listening to music.
Robert F. Yochum, A.C.S.W., L.C.S.W. is a licensed clinical social worker and has known Dr. Nover since they were both starting their careers. While Rob serves as Intake Manager at Bucks County Children and Youth Social Services Agency (BCYSSA), he is a talented therapist and, for over 20 years, has worked with individuals, families and groups within the community, outpatient, and residential settings. He wants to stay active as a therapist and we are so pleased he will be working after hours with our practice. Rob received his undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from St. Joseph's University and his graduate degree in Social Work from Marywood University. In addition to providing clinical services, Rob served as the Director of Ravenhill Psychological Services playing an instrumental role in program development and clinical supervision. While eclectic, Rob primarily utilizes a cognitive behavioral therapeutic approach when working with clients. Rob's expertise is working with adolescents and adults around issues of Interpersonal Violence, Problematic Sexual Behaviors, Sexual Acting Out, Conduct Disorder, Parent Child Conflict, Adjustment Disorders, Anger-Management and Criminal Behaviors.