As a psychiatrist who has practiced Zen Buddhism for more than 25 years, he provides individualized treatment to patients seeking mental health care and addiction recovery, incorporating Buddhist practices into traditional approaches in psychiatry. Jairaj is a psychiatrist with 43 years of practice experience. He received his medical degree from Universita di Bologna Facolta di Medicina e Chirurgia in in Bologna, Italy.
After medical school, he completed his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is currently affiliated with Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Yudell works with therapists at Collaborative Care to help diagnose and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.
Focusing on symptoms and understanding of underlying medical issues she assess and adapts patient needs through variety of psychopharmacology agents, vitamins, holistic modalities (exercise, mindfulness meditation, psychotherapy, etc.) and coordinates care with primary care providers.
She has been an clinical educator for Drexel and Penn School of Nursing, as well as frequent presenter at national conferences focusing on integrated mental health and clinical practice issues.
She graduated with her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the State University of New York and continued to New York University where she received her Masters in Nursing Science.
She graduated with her Master's Degree of Social Work from Bryn Mawr College.
While Andrea does work with adults, her main focus is children and adolescents ages 6 years old and up.
She has worked with Collaborative Care for over a year and has become a trusted, integral part of practice. Kathleen Ryan Kuntz is a nurse practitioner, dual certifications as psychiatric mental health practitioner.
She holds additional certifications in rehabilitation, case management, and life care planning.
Michele specializes in treating adolescents (18 years and older) and adults suffering a range of mental illnesses – including depression, anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, phobias, and compulsive disorders.