Provider type: Licensed Professional Counselor
Dermot Curtin is a licensed practicing counselor (LPC) and currently a doctoral candidate at Chatham University. He received his Masters from Chestnut Hill College in 2014, Bachelors from Villanova University in 2007, and has also completed coursework through the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dermot was a Jonas E. Salk Health Fellow with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation in 2018, and a WELL Fellow through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was also awarded a scholarship from Osteopathic Institute of the South in 2015. He specializes in psychodynamic and existential psychotherapy approaches and draws from the Jungian school of Analytical Psychology. Dermot incorporates religious beliefs and existential themes into the psychotherapy session. He also has a clinical interest in chronic Neuro-cognitive issues (Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, ADD/ADHD, Mild Cognitive Impairment) and neuropsychological testing.
Dermot has worked in behavioral healthcare for the last eleven years, starting his clinical career through Norristown State Hospital, directing clinical care for acute behavioral health issues. Dermot has also worked as a behavioral health clinician for: Einstein Medical Center- Belmont, Horizon House of Delaware, Joseph J. Peters Institute, Connections CSP, and the Institute of Disabilities at Temple University. Dermot also completed doctoral rotations through UPMC- Department of Neurological Surgery, Benedum Geriatric Center at Montfiore Hospital, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinics (WPIC) and UCP of Pittsburgh.