Regina Fognano Kemery, LPC
Preferred Name: Gina
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Behavioral Health Therapist. I provide an eclectic approach to therapeutic care for a diverse range of behavioral conditions. I have experience working with adults and adolescents in individual and group treatment modalities. Skilled in creating therapeutic relationships with clients, conducting thorough assessments, establishing relevant therapeutic goals, and selecting appropriate interventions, including EMDR. Proficient at working with clients to diminish stress, identify motivations, build support systems, and increase functioning. Prior experience consists of over twenty years of diverse and progressively responsible management and client advisory experience gained in the financial services industr
Education & Experience
CM Counsel, Exton, PA Therapist Outpatient individual, couples, family counseling for adults and adolescents using various treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Desinsitizaton and Reprocessing. MIRMONT OUTPATIENT CENTER MAINLINE HEALTH, Exton, PA Behavioral Health Therapist Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient Group, and Outpatient Group Therapist May 1, 2019 – Present Program Therapist Responsible for developing and maintaining the adult IOP and Outpatient group programs. • Lead group therapy and psycho-education sessions three days per week in IOP and one day per week in Outpatient group program • Conduct biopsychosocial (BPS) assessments for new patients and BPS reviews for patients stepping down from higher level of care within Mirmont/Main Line Health System • Establish and revise treatment plans in consultation with patient and patient’s outside clinical team, if appropriate, based on patient needs and progress • Provide individual counseling to patients in Outpatient, IOP, and Outpatient programs • Provide family sessions as appropriate Partial Hospitalization Program Therapist June 7, 2017- April 30, 2019 Assessed and treated adult and adolescent patients via evaluation, individual, group, and family counseling. Provided group and individual psychoeducation, crisis intervention, case management services, and treatment and discharge planning. Maintained timely documentation of services provided in accordance with licensure and Mirmont and Main Line Health System requirements. EDUCATION Master’s in Counseling Psychology May 2017 ROSEMONT COLLEGE, Rosemont, PA Obtained degree and completed professional program to satisfy Licensed Professional Counselor certification requirements in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Recipient, Outstanding Achievement at the Graduate Level Award, April 2017 Graduate Assistant, 2015-2016 Master of Business Administration ST. JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Major, Education Minor ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, PA Earned Teaching Certification in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ADDITIONAL CAREER EDUCATION Trauma Recovery Humanitarian Assistance Program EMDR HAP - Virtual - Part 1 - 20 Hours, 08/14/2020, 08/15/2020, 08/16/2020 EMDR HAP - Virtual - Part 2 - 20 Hours, 11/6/2020, 11/7/2020, 11/8/2020 PA Family Support Alliance Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, May 2020 PESI CBT for Anxiety with John Ludgate Ph.D, April 2020 Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps Score: Trauma Healing with Bessel van der Kolk, MD, April 2020 Ethical Principles and the Assessment, Treatment, and Management of Suicide Risks for Pennsylvania Mental Health Professionals, January 2020 Certified Trauma Professional: Trauma Competency Conference, August 2019; certification granted Phoenix Center Creative Arts Therapy Symposium, November 2019 Drexel University College of Medicine Motivational Interviewing: Embracing the Spirit, Core Skills, November 2019 Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Addictions, April 2018 American Counseling Association Continuing Education, various topics, 2017- Present Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Cognitive Processing Therapy, Continuing Education certificate, 2015 American College, Bryn Mawr, PA Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation, 2004; Chartered Advisor for Senior Living (CASL) designation, 2007
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS American Counseling Association, 2015 to present Housing Partnership of Chester County, Board of Directors, 1999-2015, Board Secretary, 2003-2008, Board Vice-President, 2009-2010, Board President, 2011-2015, 2015-Present, Past President and Patron.
- Adolescents (13-17)