Marriage and Family Specialists

Associates' Bios

Stephanie Brown, LMFT

Stephanie Brown's headshot Stephanie received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Northcentral University and is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Pennsylvania. Stephanie has provided both in- home and outpatient therapy services to families and individuals of all ages to address a wide array of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, emotional disconnection, identity/self-esteem struggles, behavior concerns, ADHD, the systemic effects of autism, LGBTQ issues, communication, and parenting. She offers daytime, evening, and weekend appointments.

Contact Stephanie
610-427-0196
stephanie@shelbyrileymft.com


Jody Flecken, LPC

Jody Flecken's headshot Jody holds a master’s degree in clinical community counseling from Eastern University, a master’s degree in college administration from Bowling Green University, is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania, and is currently an adjunct professor in the graduate program for clinical counseling at Eastern University. She provides therapy for individuals, couples, teens, and families dealing with relationship issues, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, abuse, and trauma. Jody also works with families who are experiencing life transitions and assists with personal growth and spiritual development. She provides clinical supervision to counselors who are working toward licensure in PA. She offers morning, daytime and evening appointments.

Contact Jody
484-680-3229
jody@shelbyrileymft.com


Brett Ford, PsyD

Brett Ford's headshot Brett received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from La Salle University in Philadelphia, and earned her doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego. She is working toward her Pennsylvania license as a marriage and family therapist. Brett has provided therapeutic services to children, teens, families, and couples in a variety of outpatient settings in both California and Pennsylvania and has been an adjunct psychology professor in both states as well. Her areas of interest include communication, trauma, high-conflict relationships, blended families, mood disorders, emotional regulation, and LGBTQ identity. She offers daytime, evening, and weekend appointments.

Contact Brett
267-833-4010
brett@shelbyrileymft.com


Rebecca Freking, LMFT

Rebecca Freking's headshot Rebecca received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from The Family Institute at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Pennsylvania. She has provided outpatient, group, and in-home therapy to individuals, children, families, and couples. Rebecca's main areas of focus include relationship issues (couples and family), depression and anxiety, child and adolescent issues, parenting help, life changes/transitions, and personal fulfillment. She offers daytime, evening and weekend hours, and also serves as the intake coordinator for SR&A.

Contact Rebecca
513-484-4420
rebecca@shelbyrileymft.com


Allison Hopper, DO

Allison Hopper's headshot Allison began a career in healthcare in 1993 as a physician in general practice. Her decision to transition into practicing psychotherapy came after years of observing the relationship between physical and mental health. Allison earned a post-master’s certificate in marriage and family therapy at The Council for Relationship in Philadelphia. She offers couples counseling and individual therapy to manage anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, couple conflict, emotion regulation, and chronic illness. Allison offers daytime and evening appointments.

Contact Allison
610-547-5135
allison@shelbyrileymft.com


Karen Ix, LMFT

Karen Ix's headshot Karen Ix received her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She then earned a post-master's certificate in marriage and family therapy from The Council for Relationships where she currently holds a position on the board. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist in Pennsylvania. She has provided therapeutic services in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient and in-home therapy. Karen provides individual, couples and family therapy and sees children, adolescents and adults. Karen has focused her interests on child and adolescent issues, depression, anxiety, parenting, infertility, self-esteem, trauma, infidelity, communication, grief and loss, blended families and life cycle transitions. Karen offers daytime and evening appointments.

Contact Karen
610-246-3221
karen@shelbyrileymft.com