Psychologist and Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mary Jean Shirk, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-26

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy & testing only

Psychologist and Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mary Jean Shirk, PsyD

Mary Jean Shirk, PsyD

Mary Jean (MJ) Rainsford, PsyD Mary Jean (MJ) Rainsford is a Psychologist in Pennsylvania who has been practicing since 2022. She has a BS in Human Services from the University of Delaware, an MS in School Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a PsyD in School Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. MJ specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young adults up to age 25. She uses individualized treatment plans to meet the strengths and needs of each client. Her approach combines several therapeutic approaches (CBT, DBT, ACT, etc.) and emphasizes teaching independent use of adaptive coping skills. MJ often collaborates with parents and other caretakers to ensure that progress made in sessions is carried over into the real-world context. In her free time, MJ enjoys backpacking, hiking, playing strategic board games (Catan, Dominion, etc.), and cooking.

Expertise

Testing

  • Psychological Testing

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Allied Trades Assistance Program
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Centivo
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Total Care Network
  • World Trade Center (HealthSmart)

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy

Populations

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • LGBTQ+

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please call us at 267-507-1310 to schedule an appointment with Mary Jean Shirk.

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