Premier Mental Health Treatment for Teens

Embark at Main Line – located in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, is a location that offers outpatient behavioral health, services and support for teens, ages 13-17, who are struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues.

Our youth are at risk of anxiety, depression and suicide, more today than ever before in the United States. There are many teens and young adults across the U.S. dealing with feelings of anxiety, depression and/or worthlessness, as well as intense social pressure, loneliness, shame and trauma. It doesn’t have to be this way. You and your family can be helped at Embark at Main Line.

Our outpatient program gives families help within their own community and includes individual, group and family therapy, as well as parent coaching, and peer and therapeutic mentoring as needed. We provide nurturing and safety to help families address and heal the following mental health issues that may be impacting their everyday lives.

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Our Team

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Helene Creasy

Position: Vice President, Philadelphia Metro
Credentials: LCSW, MBA
Helene has extensive experience in the delivery, management, and administration of behavioral health services. Over the span of her 30-year career, she has developed programming in various adult and adolescent treatment settings including inpatient care, partial hospitalization, IOP and outpatient. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker herself, she is passionate about person-centered, quality treatment. Helene seeks to build genuine relationships with the individuals and families she serves.  Her training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT and Multi-Systemic Family Therapy provides a clinical framework that is solution-focused. Prior to joining Embark, Helene operated a Private Practice, had been an adjunct faculty member at Alvernia University and currently serves on several community advisory boards. Helene is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. She received her BSW from Bloomsburg University, MSW from Temple University and attained her MBA from the University of Scranton. Helene and her husband own and manage a local pizzeria. In her free time, Helene enjoys traveling, walking, hiking, spending time with family and loves to relax near the East Coast beaches.
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Helene Creasy

Vice President, Philadelphia Metro

Helene has extensive experience in the delivery, management, and administration...

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Sade E. Frink

Position: Executive Assistant
Sade Frink is the Executive Assistant at Embark Behavioral Health Main Line. Sadé has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and extensive experience in Behavioral and Mental health organizations. Sade is Delighted to bring 6 + years of hands-on assistance Embark at Main Line.
“I take pride in being an enthusiast for the healthy development of today to bring brighter tomorrows.” – Sade
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Sade E. Frink

Executive Assistant

Sade Frink is the Executive Assistant at Embark Behavioral Health...

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Kathleen Goughler

Position: Director of Professional Relations
Kathleen Goughler is the Director of Professional Relations for Embark at Main Line.  Kathleen has bachelor’s degree in marketing for West Chester University.  She has extension experience working in the mental health community.  Kathleen started her career working for Johnson and Johnson in pharmaceutical sales and marketing. She continued her career in the mental health field by working with residential treatment programs for adolescents and adults.  Kathleen has spent over 12 years working with families, treatment providers and programs to build awareness for treatment options to those struggling with mental health and addiction.  She is committed to being a pillar in the community to reduce the stigma of mental health treatment.  Kathleen is married with two sons and one cat.  She loves spending time with her family, the sun of the beach and not taking life too seriously.
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Kathleen Goughler

Director of Professional Relations

Kathleen Goughler is the Director of Professional Relations for Embark...

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Elmer Cupino

Position: Board Certified Psychiatrist
Credentials: MD
Dr. Elmer Cupino was born in the Philippines and is a graduate of Walla Walla University, Washington. He earned his medical degree from the University of Montemorelos, Mexico, and completed his residency in Psychiatry at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, and his Child & Adolescent fellowship at University of Massachusetts. Dr. Cupino has almost thirty years of hospital inpatient and outpatient psychiatric practice in both general psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry in DuBois, PA., Pottsville, PA., and currently at Tower Health in Pottstown, PA. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and good standing member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. He has served as a clinical assistant professor for Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, DeSales University in the Nurse Practitioner program and Physician Assistant program, Drexel Nurse Practitioner program and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He and his wife, Dorothy, call southern Berks, PA. their home. Their two sons have flown the nest. The eldest son Andrew, a practicing radiation-oncologist lives in MT with his wife and three sons while their second son, Alan, a Ph D candidate in Epidemiology lives in CA with his wife and is employed by the Los Angeles county as a supervising epidemiologist.
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Elmer Cupino

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Dr. Elmer Cupino was born in the Philippines and is...

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Erin Connolly

Position: Therapist
Credentials: LCSW, CYT.
Erin Connolly is a licensed clinical social worker and certified yoga teacher. As an adolescent who experienced chronic and complex trauma, she learned early on that her purpose in life was to connect and support individuals and communities facing adversity. Erin is a graduate of Temple University (BSW, Class of 1999), Widener University (MSW, Class of 2006), Education Policy Leadership Center (Fellow, Class of 2007) and Beyond Asana Yoga Teacher Training (CYT, Class of 2014). Over the past 20 years, Erin has worked with and on behalf of trauma impacted children, families and communities through trauma-competent advocacy, education, healing-centered engagement, and therapeutic interventions. Sprinkled throughout her educational, personal, and professional life, Erin has used each experience as an opportunity to better understand and grow her purpose as a life-long Social Worker and Therapist. Erin is an unwavering advocate for creating communities and systems of care that promote whole-being wellness and strength-based services for all.  Erin thrives on interconnectedness and multi-disciplinary approaches and that has been reflected throughout her career. Outside of work, Erin loves to spend time with her family and friends, travel the world, and spend as much time outside as possible.
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Erin Connolly

Therapist

Erin Connolly is a licensed clinical social worker and certified...

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Matthew Dale

Position: Executive Director
Matthew Dale is the Executive Director of Embark Behavioral Health in the Main Line located in Berwyn, PA.  Matthew received his Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Services from the Pennsylvania State University and then went on to receive his Master’s degree in Education from La Salle University.  Over the past 20+ years, Matthew has dedicated his life to Behavioral Health field, serving in multiple capacities as a Clinician and an Operational Director in both inpatient and outpatient levels of care. Matthew is a patient focused leader that believes very strongly in a patient first centered approach.  Over the course of his career, he has dedicated himself to improving system processes and access to treatment, to provide quality and accessible care to all populations in need.  The development and implementation of Key Performance Indicators has helped him guide his teams to achieve positive clinical outcomes for their patients and families. Matthew is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia Metro area and currently resides in Bucks County with his wife and two daughters.  In his spare time, he enjoys distance running and cycling and takes frequent trips to the Jersey Shore with his family.
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Matthew Dale

Executive Director

Matthew Dale is the Executive Director of Embark Behavioral Health...

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Yun Jung Lee

Position: Clinical Director
Credintials: M.A., ATR-BC, LPC
Yun Jung Lee, M.A., ATR-BC, LPC is Registered & Board-Certified Art Psychotherapist, Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified adoption therapist. She graduated from MCP Hanemann University (now Drexel University) with Master’s of Creative Arts in Therapy.  She has over 20 years of clinical experience working with various populations.  Prior to joining Embark, she worked as a Youth Partial Care program director at a community mental health agency in South Jersey. In her practice she incorporates traditional verbal therapy and various nonverbal methods in treatment to meet each individual’s unique needs and to promote healthy and constructive expression.  She supports individuals struggling with life transitions such as immigration and cultural adjustment, grief and loss, general mental health concerns, depression, anxiety, and trauma issue.  Ms. Lee is also a bi-lingual and bi-cultural therapist (Korean) who is certified in Adoption Therapy to work with members of the adoption triad.
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Yun Jung Lee

Clinical Director

Yun Jung Lee, M.A., ATR-BC, LPC is Registered & Board-Certified...

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Jessica Moore

Position: Therapist
Jessica Moore is one of the primary therapists at Embark Behavioral Health Main Line. Jessica graduated Temple University with a MSW Degree in Social Work, with a clinical specialization in children and families. Jessica has provided family and individual therapy, substance abuse, and mental health services to a variety of populations, including children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked in many different clinical settings, including dual diagnosis at an acute psychiatric hospital, residential treatment, intensive outpatient programs, and within the community. Jessica has always had a passion for helping others and continues to remain an advocate and support for individuals and communities. Through the diversity of her professional career as well as personal life experiences, Jessica has continued to grow her clinical skill set and promote strength-based services for all individuals. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, volunteering within her local community, and exploring new hiking trails.
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Jessica Moore

Therapist

Jessica Moore is one of the primary therapists at Embark...

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Emily Berry

Position: Nurse Practitioner
Credentials: MSN, CRNP
Emily Berry, MSN, CRNP serves as a Nurse Practitioner for Embark at the Main Line.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Villanova University before pursuing a career in nursing.  She then went on to achieve her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from Thomas Jefferson University.  She has many years of experience working with the pediatric and adolescent populations and is passionate about caring for others.  Emily grew up in the area and currently lives with her husband, son, and dog, Nimbus.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, spending time with loved ones, and learning new things.  
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Emily Berry

Nurse Practitioner

Emily Berry, MSN, CRNP serves as a Nurse Practitioner for...

Anthony Carvalho

Position: Enrollment Director
Anthony Carvalho is the Enrollment Director at Embark Behavioral Health Main line. Anthony graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with an MA in Couples and Family Therapy. He has been working in the field for over 8 years, with a primary focus on the systemic treatment of addiction and trauma. Anthony has provided individual and family therapy to a wide range of individuals in various treatment settings, including in the community, IOP/OP substance use treatment facilities and residential shelters. Anthony has dedicated himself over the course of his career to improving access to treatment and providing high quality care to all populations in need. Outside of work, Anthony is a long-term Philadelphia resident passionate about family and travel.

Anthony Carvalho

Enrollment Director

Anthony Carvalho is the Enrollment Director at Embark Behavioral Health...

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Gianna Damis

Position: Primary Therapist
Gianna Damis is a licensed primary therapist serving Embark on the Main Line. Gianna has experience in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric, medical hospitalization, and remedial schools. Since completing her master’s degree in Art Therapy and Counseling at Drexel University, Gianna has worked with both adults and adolescents addressing treatment goals such as eating disorders, mental health concerns, and family conflict. With her degree and training in art therapy, Gianna is able to integrate expressive therapies into treatment as a means of facilitating healing, while also utilizing a combination of mindfulness and DBT techniques in order to best meet the needs of each individual. Gianna operates from a strengths-based, harm reduction perspective and believes in principles of self-determination and social justice. In her off time, she enjoys hiking, reading tarot, making art, and trying to keep her plants alive.
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Gianna Damis

Primary Therapist

Gianna Damis is a licensed primary therapist serving Embark on...

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Embark at Main Line

1031 Old Cassatt Rd

Suite 100

Berwyn, PA 19312