ABOUT NATASHA WESTON
Natasha Weston, MS, LPC has been an individual, family and couple’s therapist since 1991. She received her Master’s degree in counseling from the University of Pennsylvania and initially specialized in addiction, relational issues and eating disorders. She worked as a counselor at Drexel University, Charter Fairmount on the addictions unit, and at The Renfrew Center of Pennsylvania. Then, in 1999, she helped found The Temenos Center where she subsequently worked as a partner for 17 years. She recently decided to form her own practice and is excited to see where her entrepreneurial inclinations will take her.
From a clinical perspective she has received additional training in EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Imago therapy and other forms of couple’s therapy. She is also interested in helping people understand their sexual/relational identity and what healthy sexuality means for them. In the last ten years she has increasingly worked with male clients, as well as continuing her specialty in relational and women’s issues.
Her approach to therapy is collaborative, both in terms of a team approach with other professionals as necessary, and with her clients themselves. She believes that it is possible to be both goal-oriented and process-oriented at the same time. She has a strong commitment to the care, well-being and growth of each of her clients. In fact, client-centered work has been and will continue to be the most rewarding part of her work.
As well as contributing to the Weston Psychotherapy Services newsletter and blog, she writes monthly for a blog called FamilyAffaires.com and was recently re-printed in MariaShriver.com. Ms. Weston has given and is available to give talks in the area on Body Image, Eating Disorders, recovery from trauma and conflict resolution.
A little about the logo: The white rose is significant to me for three reasons. First, I am originally from Yorkshire, England and the white rose is it's symbol, representing light and joy, Secondly, I learned in graduate school that Aristotle thought that the best way to understand the essence of a rose was to scientifically look at hundreds of roses. Plato, on the other hand, wanted to understand the rose by looking deeply at one rose. I always connected more with Plato than Aristotle. The third reason is that I wanted to honor both my parents who loved rose gardening and who both died too young of cancer.
As far as my name goes, I was known professionally as Natasha Horsley, my maiden name, until 2016. I decided when I formed this practice that life would be simpler with one name, so I have chosen my married name, Natasha Weston.