Sarah Mello, MA, MS, LPC, ACS
Owner, Clinical Director, Licensed Professional Counselor
Sarah is the owner and Clinical Director of Here and Now Counseling and has been in private practice since 2014. She received her counseling degree from Capella University and completed a three-year post graduate training program at The Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia, where she is also a member of the faculty. Sarah works with individuals ages 16 and up, couples, and families.
"Research continues to show that the most important factor in mental health treatment is the relationship between therapist and client. You will always be seen, valued, and cared for without judgement or expectation. Come just as you are. I will too."
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Gender Issues, ASD
Hobbies and Interests: Painting, printmaking and strange roadside attractions
Fun Fact: I have a tattoo of The Velveteen Rabbit
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Robin accepts Aetna, Optum, Oxford, and United Insurance plans as well as Out of Network Payments
Robin is a Licensed Clincal Social Worker in NJ and PA. She earned her Master's degree in social work and graduate certificate in women's studies with LGBTQ+ focus from Temple University. Robin has trained in cognitive therapy, trauma, psychodynamic psychotherapy and yoga. Robin has over 24 years experience in the field including social justice work, advocacy, program leadership and counseling. Robin has worked with individuals and families to cope with economic instability, systemic injustice, marginalization, substance use and intergenerational trauma
"I enjoy working with people at difficult cross-roads in their lives and supporting their healing and growth. My approach is trauma responsive, compassionate, patient and non-judgmental."
Specialties: Childhood and recent trauma, PTSD, substance use, anxiety, depression
Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with family, being a mom.
Fun Fact: I was an extra in Kevin Smith's movie "Chasing Amy"
Trish Trivinia, MEd, LAC
Licensed Associate Counselor
Trish is an MEd in Counseling Psychology who is certified in EMDR, CBT, DBT, Hypnotherapy, Progressive Relaxation, and Visualization. In addition, she completed a 60-hour practicum in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for teaching professionals from Thomas Jefferson University. Trish has worked in a variety of clinical settings such as The Renfrew Center, Gift of Life, and Fox Chase Cancer Center. She has also worked in schools as both a counselor and a member of Child Study teams. At The Urban Promise Wellness Center in Camden, NJ, she served as a counselor and program organizer of Urban’s Mindfulness program. The program served over 600 K-12 students and employees in Urban’s school and after-school program. Additionally, Trish has worked with high school and D1 athletes teaching Mindfulness, Progressive Relaxation, Visualization, and Stress Reduction.
“My priority is to provide a safe, nonjudgemental, and supportive space to explore your experiences for healing, insight, and growth. I utilize techniques for a deeper understanding of how emotions are processed in both the brain and body for self-care and self-efficacy."
Special Interests: Anxiety, Trauma, Chronic Illness, Grief & Loss, ADHD and Sports Performance
Hobbies and Interests: Nature and the outdoors, golf, pickleball, time with family and friends.
Fun Fact: I’ve practiced Mindfulness Meditation for over 20 years.
Katie Rose, LAC
Licensed Associate Counselor
Katie has a masters degree in counseling from Arcadia University where she specialized in trauma. Since 2020 she has focused on sexual trauma and domestic/intimate partner violence and has worked with clients to learn to live with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and many other difficulties. Katie enjoys working together with her clients to find what helps them feel safe and empowered. She works with teens and adults, providing a safe space to wrestle with things that feel off-limits elsewhere, regain trust in themselves and others, and find their identity outside of the things that have happened to them.
“My clients amaze me every day with their bravery in showing up to work towards healing. I feel honored to be a part of their process and to walk with them along the way.”
Specialities: sexual trauma, complex trauma, spiritual and religious trauma, faith transitions
Hobbies and Interests: coffee, plants, pets, baking, and yoga
Fun Fact: My dog is the size of a small pony, although he still thinks he’s a lap dog. I’m hoping to get him trained as a therapy dog eventually!
Rebecca Mauro, LAC
Licensed Associate Counselor
Rebecca has her MA in Counseling from Stockton University. During her internship at Here and Now Counseling, she collaborated with local businesses and organizations to create a private event for folks to explore their gender expression. Rebecca is motivated to continue connecting with the community to bring people together in a safe environment and support open discussion about mental health awareness. Rebecca enjoys working with clients 7 years of age and older.
"There is nothing that energizes me more than being a part of the therapeutic alliance. I am grateful that clients allow me to witness their experience as I join them in their journey. My goal is to facilitate a sense of safety through connection."
Specialties: Children, Adolescents, Anxiety, LGBTQ+
Hobbies and Interests: yoga, scrapbooking, spending time at the beach, animals, concerts
Fun Fact: I recently visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam! Not only did the exhibits include his original works, but also included a program aimed at raising awareness about mental health and resources.
Tom Masullo, APN, PMH, MP-PC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Thomas (Tom) has a master’s degree in nursing specialized in psychiatric nursing practice. Since 2012, Tom has been providing care to a broad variety of individuals requiring both medical and psychiatric support. Tom has a background in providing care in the community with under served populations in both NJ and PA, treating individuals experiencing disability due to persistent and severe psychiatric and/or developmental needs. Tom is well versed in treating the spectrum of behavioral, psychiatric, developmental, and interpersonal experiences which may cause distress across the lifespan. As a nurse practitioner Tom is trained to diagnose and treat the physiological components of psychiatric illnesses.
Tom has specific training in treating trauma through Blast technique and Internal Family Systems Model Therapy in addition to skills for treating needs across the lifespan.
“I am committed to supporting the people I work with to achieve their best self as they determine it. Through providing education, medical support and recommendations it is my responsibility to offer tools to meet their goals. The person I am working with is the driver, I am here to translate the map.”
Specialties: Mood Disorders, Trauma, Anxiety, Diagnostic Evaluation
Hobbies and Interests: Pets (my Goldendoodle especially), Food/cooking, Tabletop/Board Games, Books in print and audio.
Fun Fact: Likes to learn impractical skills like how to play a tin whistle and whittle.
Clinical Interns are individuals who have completed the academic portion of their graduate training and are providing therapy as a part of their field training. Interns provide therapy under the supervision of the Clinical Director and their graduate faculty. Working with an intern is an affordable way to receive therapy and benefit from the background support of experienced therapists.
Clinical Intern - Loch Haven University
Katie is currently pursuing her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Lock Haven University. She is currently completing her practicum and internship at Here and Now Counseling. Katie holds a Bachelor of Music from Temple University and enjoys incorporating music and creative therapies into her counseling practice. Katie is currently the Director of the Graduate Mentor program at her institution as well as the founder and Director of The Culture Collective, a student-led group aimed at promoting cultural awareness, social justice and advocacy. She has a strong interest in academic research, recently presenting at the Association for Humanistic Counseling conference, Northeast and Rocky Mountain Association for Counseling Education and Supervision conference and will be a keynote panelist at the PASSHE DEI Summit in November. Katie works with adults, young adults, adolescents and groups.
"I respect that change is hard work. I will always meet you where you’re at and respect the pace that works best for your growth. I believe that you are the expert of your own story. I am here as a supportive, guiding force that will help you along the journey to where you want to be."
Hobbies and Interests: Running, reading, musical theater, traveling, hiking/trail running, crocheting
Fun Fact: I am avid musical theater goer having seen 50+ Broadway shows and national tours!
Clinical Intern - Saint Joseph's University
Leigh is a Master’s-level intern with Saint Joseph’s University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Over the last decade, my experience with wellness has been largely within the yoga and fitness industry. Het interactions with her students have always been a source of inspiration and motivation to pursue a career in counseling.
Special Interests: LGBTQ+ support, adolescents, general self-care and empowerment
Hobbies: trail running, reading, live music