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PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES OF HERSHEY
Psychological Services of Hershey is a leading mental health clinic for people in Central Pennsylvania. Contact us today and learn how we can help you and your loved ones.
''Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life.''
Delivering the highest quality care from mental health experts
We specialize in a wide range of services, including counseling, psychological testing and diagnostic evaluation, and even expert coaching to help you achieve your life goals.
Receive the expert care you deserve from our providers.
Whether you or loved ones are dealing with stress, depression, anxiety, or other concerns, we are here to help.
Testing & Evaluation Services
We offer specialized testing (ADHD, Learning Disability, Intelligence, etc.)
Please call or email to inquire.
Let us help you reach your life goals.
We offer consultations to help you overcome various life challenges and maximize your success.
Mental health care and related services are best delivered by experts in the field. Why settle for anything less?
Sarah Auer, PhD
If you’re looking for a relatable provider with kindness and compassion, then let Dr. Sarah Auer help manage your wellness and mental healthcare.
As a doctoral-level provider, Dr. Auer can provide you with the highest quality services, spanning from consultation, to diagnosis and treatment, counseling and evaluations.
For more information, click here for her bio.
Brandon Auer, PhD
Brandon (PhD, Developmental Psychology) is passionate about supporting others to live healthier, happier, and more productive lives. He is a life/performance coach, clinical researcher, behavioral health scientist, and instructor in the field of academic medicine and psychology.
To learn more about Brandon, click here.
Inviting play therapy room, comfortable therapy room for adolescents and adults, cozy open waiting room, coffee/tea/hot cocoa station, separate entrance and exit for your confidentiality and privacy. Convenient parking. Make yourself comfortable!
Inviting play therapy room
Learning through play
Optional therapy spaces indoor or outdoor
Cozy waiting room
Comfortable therapy spaces
Optional outdoor sessions
Help yourself to a beverage!
Relax in the waiting area
Frequently Asked Questions
Mental Healthcare Questions, Answered for You
Welcome to the Psychological Services of Hershey, LLC Help Center. For your convenience, we’ve put together a list of some common questions and answers. Perhaps you have the same question that was on somebody else’s mind. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Send us an email and our team of professionals will be happy to find the answer for you.
Provider Credentials: What do the letters behind the clinician's name mean?
Should you even care about all those letters? Are they important? Good questions! Basically, those letters are identifiers to let you know what kind of education, license, and certifications a provider has. Always feel free ask your provider about their education, training, and general background in mental health!
*Licensed Psychologists: PhD, PsyD, EdD
Physicians: Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).
*Note: The specific title of "Psychologist" is protected in the state of Pennsylvannia (and many others), requiring advanced education and training in the field of psychology or a related field.
LPC, LMFT, LCADAC, LICSW, LCSW, ACSW
Others may include:
Psychiatric or Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioners, Certified Peer Specialists, Social Workers (BA- or BS-level) and Pastoral Counselors.
For a brief explanation of the various credentials in the field of mental health listed here, check out this link from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.