Dr Chiariello is a guide to personal freedom, a forward thinker, a witty conversationalist, and a compassionate mentor. He spent his formative years in Italy, where he functioned as a liaison between government and social services, coordinated and supervised clinical teams, and provided assessment and treatment for "at risk" youth of a large metropolitan area. In 1987, he attained his doctoral degree, with honors, in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rome. A year later, Dr. Chiariello came to the States to broaden his personal and professional horizons. The impact with cultural, social, and geo-political differences compelled him to review and reorganize the premises of his way of life. The experience triggered a profound understanding of the ways we construct our reality and of the process of change. He studied with major figures in the field of psychotherapy, including Maurizio Andolfi, Carl Whitaker, Cloe' Madanes, and Richard Bandler; and has been involved at every clinical and educational level of the mental health field. Dr. Domenico Chiariello, Ph.D.
Dr. Domenico Chiariello, Ph.D.
Dr. Chiariello has been Chief Psychologist and Manager of Outpatient Services of community agencies and hospitals. He has served as a consultant to clinics for needs identification, staff development, program planning, and marketing. He has been a featured lecturer at cross training programs for health care professionals. Dr. Chiariello has taught Psychology, Neuroscience, and Communication at undergraduate and graduate level. He has been a faculty member of a Family Medicine Residency Program, and also a faculty member of a Counseling/Psychology Doctoral Program in an accredited university, where he supervised doctoral psychology practica and clinic. Dr. Chiariello is a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He is a Member of the American Psychological Association and has received the Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Substance Abuse Disorders by the Board of Governors of the A.P.A College of Professional Psychology. Dr. Chiariello is a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and a Licensed Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
All along, Dr. Chiariello has also been involved in several successful business enterprises here and abroad. He practices meditation and yoga, and is a student of the mind-body connection. He shares a happy family life with his wife, Cathleen, and their jewel, Eva.
Dr. Chiariello is the founder of The Family Institute, Inc.
Dr. Cathleen Miner, Ph.D., licensed psychologist, has established a wide repertoire of clinical experiences and skills. Her professionalism is based on competence and on serving the welfare of others. She attained her doctoral degree from Gannon University with honors. Her doctoral residencies provided Dr. Miner with specialty training in assessment and treatment of personality, mood and anxiety disorders, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A scholar and clinician, Dr. Miner assists individuals and families with communication and relational issues, facilitation of healthy pregnancy, childbirth, and post-partum family life, connection parenting, and balance in eating and body image concerns. Dr. Miner empowers individuals to use life transition as a catalyst to create positive change, including the transitions of divorce, parenthood, career and academic growth, and health challenges. Dr. Miner integrates the mind-body connection into her therapeutic work, attending to the needs of the whole individual. Dr. Cathleen Miner, Ph.D.
Dr. Cathleen Miner, Ph.D.
Dr. Miner has organized a community psychological services clinic, designed courses and training programs in university settings, worked in hospital triage and crisis intervention, and provided clinical supervision to graduate students of psychology. She has been an adjunct professor in a graduate psychology program, receiving superior ratings from her students. Dr. Miner has co-authored and published an acclaimed, nationally-implemented training manual for clinicians working in the mental illness/substance abuse field.
Ability, integrity, and commitment for the process of psychotherapy lie at the heart of Dr. Miner's work. She utilizes interpersonal and cognitive modalities, showing a deep sensitivity for individual's needs, cultural values and spirituality. Dr. Miner integrates research with practice, constantly providing sound structure and new innovations for her clients. Her own research of gender issues in the psychotherapy relationship has been recognized with an Outstanding Research Award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. Clients and colleagues of Dr. Miner characterize her therapeutic style as one of warm compassion and empathy, well-defined values, and gentleness with impact.
Combining her life and work, Dr. Miner possesses the flexibility, curiosity and strength of a person who has grown on her own life's variable journey. She values the ties with her close family, who are her greatest sources of love and inspiration. A broad reader, organic home chef, art appreciator, and long-time practitioner of yoga, Dr. Miner strives to live mindfully, with attention to the mind-body-spirit connection.