Court Conciliation and Evaluation Service of Bucks County
CCES evaluators are qualified licensed mental health professionals (psychologists and social workers) who have had extensive experience in family and child psychology, and with families in transition. Names, addresses, telephone numbers for current staff can be found on the Brochure and in the Roster of Evaluators. The evaluator shall perform services in accordance with the prescribed CCES format and fee schedule and shall promote the goals and objectives of the service. The evaluator shall complete all reports to the court within forty-five (45) days of the last CCES meeting with the parties.
Robert D. Strochak, Ph.D., ABPP, Founder
Dr. Strochak received his graduate degree from Adelphi University in New York in 1965 and began the clinical practice of psychology in Pennsylvania in that same year. A primary interest is the development of programs to serve the judicial and correctional system. In the 1970’s, he began a diagnostic and treatment program for the Bucks County Department of Corrections. He has been involved in parental access evaluations for 40+ years and in 1985, he founded the Court Conciliation and Evaluation Service of Bucks County. His principle clinical activities are now forensic in nature, both in civil and criminal areas. He became a diplomate (specialty certification) of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Forensic Psychology in 1978. Dr. Strochak served as a Special Education Hearing Officer for the Office of Dispute Resolution in the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Reb Brooks, Ed.M., Director
Mr. Brooks is a graduate of the counseling psychology program at Temple University. He has maintained a private psychology practice providing individual, marital, and family therapy, as well as private custody evaluations since 1980. He also provides workshops and training sessions to professionals and to members of the lay community on a variety of psychology-related topics. Mr. Brooks served as Associate Executive Director at the Lenape Valley Foundation from 1993-2006, and previously served as Lenape Foundation's Director of Outpatient Services and the Director of Student Training. He taught psychology related courses at Delaware Valley University for 25 years.
David K. Attryde, M.S., LPC
Mr. Attryde received his Master of Science In Counseling & Human Relations from Villanova University in 1994 and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania. He started his career in residential care, and was the Director of a Residential Treatment Facility treating an adolescent male population for some years. He is now in private practice in Newtown, Bucks County. He has 17 years experiencing treating adolescents, adults and families. He has conducted adult and juvenile forensic evaluations with various county court systems including Bucks and Philadelphia Counties. He has considerable experience treating individuals and families who have been affected by sexual trauma, either as victims or perpetrators. Mr. Attryde also has conducted trainings at statewide conferences, in the treatment of sexually abusive youth and their families.
Sharon Drexler, Psy.D., LCSW
Dr. Drexler received her Masterís Degree in Clinical Social Work from New York University and a Doctoral Degree in Forensic Psychology from EIPS. She is licensed to practice Clinical Social Work in both the states of New York and Pennsylvania and currently maintains offices in New York City and Doylestown, PA. Dr. Drexler began her career in New York City as a senior clinician providing clinical care to adults, children, couples and families in an outpatient interdisciplinary mental health agency. Dr. Drexler has over twenty years experience supervising students and clinicians and treating families, couples and individual clients suffering from mood disorders, post traumatic stress, eating and addictive disorders. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Drexler provides psychological evaluations for the courts, lawyers and employers.
Loriann Fell, M.A, Ed.S., LPC, NCC
Loriann Fell is licensed professional counselor who earned a master's degree in Community Counseling and a post-graduate Ed.S. degree from Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J. She works with children, adolescents, and families and specializes in helping individuals and families affected by trauma. Since 2013 she has been a therapist at Oaks Integrated Care Outpatient Services in Lawrence, N.J. She also works in private practice at The College of New Jersey Community Counseling Collaborative.
Eric Frajerman, Psy.D.
Dr. Frajerman received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University in 2000. He completed his internship at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and currently remains on staff. In addition to being a licensed psychologist, Dr. Frajerman is also an addictions counselor. He maintains an active private practice. He works with both children and adults with depression and anxiety. He specializes in the areas of eating disorders, addiction, and grief and loss.
Daniel J. Leichter, Psy.D.
Dr. Leichter received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Widener University in 2002 and became licensed for clinical practice in 2004. He is in private practice in Doylestown and provides therapy for individuals and couples struggling with a wide range of clinical issues and matters of significant life transition. Dr. Leichter is on the medical staff of Albert Einstein Healthcare Network where he provides therapy, clinical training and program development for chronically mentally ill clients. Dr. Leichter also provides clinical consultation for several police departments throughout Bucks County.
Naomi Lennox, Ph.D.
Dr. Lennox received her doctoral degree in school psychology from Temple University in 1982 and received additional post-doctoral training in cognitive therapy and rational-emotive therapy. She is licensed for clinical practice in Pennsylvania and certified as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In thirty years as a school psychologist, she has been involved with child and family issues, serving as a Director of Special Pupil Services and Special Education, as an expert witness in special education due process proceedings, as a program evaluator, and as a psychotherapist. She is also an adjunct professor in the Psychological Studies in Education Department at Temple University.
Faye Lovrinic, Psy.D.
Dr. Lovrinic received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Widener University in 1997 and became licensed for independent clinical practice in 1999. She is presently employed as a School Psychologist in the Abington School District, where she provides consultation to parents, children, teachers, and administrators with an emphasis on program development to increase student productivity and academic performance. She also provides psycho-educational evaluations and often serves as anexpert witness in special education due process hearings. In her private practice, she provides individual therapy for children and for adults, family therapy, and psycho-educational evaluations of children.
Lawrence G. Mintzer, Ph.D.
Dr. Mintzer earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the New School for Social Research in New York City in 1985. He is a licensed psychologist in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In his private practice, he conducts individual, couples, and family therapy with clients of all ages. He performs psychological evaluations on juveniles in the Mercer County, NJ Family Court system and he is a psychological consultant for the Division of Disability Determination in New Jersey and the Bureau of Disability Determination in Pennsylvania.
Gayle Reasoner, M.S., L.P.C.
Mrs. Reasoner holds a Master’s Degree from Villanova University in Counseling and Human Relations and she is certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She specializes in work with couples and families, but also provides individual psychotherapy, working with clients with a wide range of problems. She views depression and anxiety from a combined biological, psychological, and social systems perspective and employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the remediation of problematic symptoms. In her therapy practice she attempts to focus on the relationship system of which the client is a part, and her approach is influenced by humanistic/existential schools of thought
Diana S. Rosenstein, Ph.D.
Dr. Rosenstein received her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in clinical and developmental psychology. For the past 18 years, she has practiced clinically from a psychoanalytically-informed perspective. In addition to a traditional psychotherapy practice, she also specializes in providing intensive psychoanalytically-oriented therapy and psychoanalysis for individuals as well as marital therapy and co-parenting counseling for couples. She performs both forensic and clinical assessments and also lectures to school and community groups on parenting issues.
Cynthia Thiers, M.A., LPC
Ms. Thiers is a graduate of the Clinical Counseling Psychology program at LaSalle University and works as a Licensed Professional Counselor providing individual, marital, and family therapy. She has worked for Lenape Valley Foundation for 16 years and currently serves as a Forensic Evaluator providing mental health evaluations for those in the Bucks County Criminal Court System. Ms. Thiers also serves as a Therapist Mediator for Alpha Resource Center working with couples to develop child custody agreements. She has worked in the area of Forensic Psychology since 2004.
Catharine Toso, D.S.W, LCSW
Dr. Toso completed her doctoral training in Social Work at the University of Pennsylvania and is boardcertified in clinical social work. In her private practice, she specializes in the treatment of children and families. She provides individual psychotherapy for children and adults, family therapy, child custody evaluations and mediation, and co-parenting counseling for divorced or divorcing parents.
Romy Tota, Ed.D., LPC
Dr. Tota received her Doctoral Degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University in 2012. She has a Masterís Degree from Temple University obtained in 1990. Dr. Tota has studied Dynamic Family Systems at the Bowan Family Center in Princeton, NJ. Dr. Totaís work experiences include acute mental health care at a Partial Hospital Program providing individual and group therapies, adult and youth outpatient therapy and she is currently the Director of Behavioral Health for a large group practice. Dr. Tota is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania with an active private practice in Central Bucks County. She specializes in the treatment of childhood issues and disorders and adult interpersonal and relational concerns. She has developed a wide range of expertise and resources during her 20 plus years of experience.
David M. Young, Ph.D.
David M. Young, Ph.D. is a psychologist licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Dr. Young’s training has involved the psychological treatment of children, adolescents and adults, as well as the treatment of couples and families. Dr. Young received his Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College where he earned his doctorate in Clinical Developmental Psychology. His dissertation involved the development of a differential diagnosis for AD/HD. Dr. Young has a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from Temple University. He is also Certified in School Psychology, and is skilled in the psychological assessment of children and adolescents. Dr. Young completed his Clinical Psychology Internship at Trenton Psychiatric Hospital where he worked with adults with serious mental illnesses and saw children at an outpatient facility. In addition to his private practice in Langhorne, PA, Dr. Young is a consulting psychologist at a NJ-DYFS adolescent residential treatment center, where he is also the Psychology Internship Training Director, and has worked as the Acting Clinical Director. Dr. Young holds a Certificate in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and he is a Candidate in Adult Psychoanalysis from the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. His current clinical and research interests involve the integration of neuroscience, attachment theory, and psychoanalytic treatment.