Hours of Operation: Mon thru Sat - 8am to 9pm

  Contact : 215-947-8654


GOC Services

Growth Opportunity Center is one of the largest mental health centers in the region. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive continuum of mental health services to the community. The Center is a place where people can find assistance in reaching their fullest potential as creative and loving human beings and, when experiencing physical, emotional, or psychological difficulties, can find support as they are nurtured back to wellness.

Programs and Services are provided to all individuals without regard to race, religion, or creed. We are also handicapped accessible. Costs of most clinical services can be covered by health insurance or out-of-pocket payment when insurance cannot be used. In addition to our Managed Care affiliations, economic circumstances are considered on a sliding fee schedule. GOC is in network with the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Allied Trade
  • AmeriHealth
  • Carebridge EAP
  • Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Independence Administrators
  • Independence Personal Choice and Keystone
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Penn Behavioral Health
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Total Care Network
  • United Behavioral Health

Psychotherapy Services

The Growth Opportunity Center provides a full range and counseling and psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. Many people are helped through specialized programs, using empirically supported techniques for coping with and…

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Group Therapy

Group therapy can provide significant therapeutic benefits, including being able to share with other individuals with similar difficulties, feeling as if one is not alone or unique in their difficulties, hearing others’ stories, giving and…

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As part of the Center’s comprehensive treatment services, we have available several psychiatrists who can evaluate clients when medication may be considered helpful in addition to counseling and therapy. We are fortunate to have psychiatrists…

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Psychological & Educational Testing

We provide a full range of psychological testing services for children, adolescents and adults. Evaluations are conducted by doctoral level, licensed, clinical psychologists and certified school psychologists with specialized training and experience in assessment. GOC…

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Autism Spectrum Disorders

GOC is known for being an experienced provider for individuals on the Spectrum, with a variety of services designed to meet the needs along the age span. GOC’s skilled therapists provide individual and family therapy…

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Mindfulness Programs

GOC boasts a significant number of clinicians who have been trained in Mindfulness and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.  In fact, many of our clinicians practice mindfulness meditation together, and meet regularly in peer supervision groups. …

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Senior Citizens Services

GOC’s Senior Team provides specialized therapeutic services for older persons, as well as their caregivers. For more information, contact Kenneth Barber, Ph.D. at 215-947-8654 x272.

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Anxiety Based Treatments

Using highly effective, empirically validated therapeutic services, GOC providers treat a variety of anxiety-related challenges, including OCD, panic attacks, phobias, Generalized Anxiety Disorders, and PTSD.  See our Provider Section to search for a therapist or…

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Bereavement Services

GOC offers a comprehensive bereavement program to foster a healthy resolution of grief.  In addition to individual therapy, we provide groups on loss of a loved one due to addictions, complicated bereavement, and bereavement support…

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