I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately at this time, I don’t have room for new clients. If you’d like to be added to my waiting list, please email me at mft@marychen.com .

I specialize in: couples therapy, relationship therapy (monogamous or non-monogamous, queer-affirming, trans-affirming, ace-affirming, and6kink aware), sex therapy, medical family therapy, grief and loss (including all sorts of losses), infidelity (including emotional affairs), people who experience painful vaginal penetration, and long-term or “chronically” single folk. I primarily utilize techniques and concepts from Family Systems, Emotionally Focused and Attachment-Based therapies, Internal Family Systems, and Mindfulness. My style is conversational, supportive, a little casual :), and deeply non-judgmental. A medium-sized therapy dog joins me in the office except on Tuesday. His name’s Henry, he’s 15, and he’s a total sweetheart.

My intention is for our work to help you develop a grounded, resilient sense of self with which to face life’s challenges and form healthy boundaries in your relationships.

I’m 46, multi-racial and second generation, and I’ve been a practicing therapist for about 8 years. My last non-therapy role was as Director of Digital Health Strategy at Planned Parenthood’s national office, and before that I wrote online at Nickelodeon and Grand Royal. I worked in tech before that, in quality assurance mostly.

My fee is $170 for a 50-minute session. My sliding scale spots are currently full, and I unfortunately don’t take insurance. However because I am a licensed provider, I can provide you with statements to submit to your insurance provider if you have Out-of-Network Benefits (such as a PPO). Please contact your insurance company directly with questions. You might want to ask: whether you have out-of-network benefits for outpatient mental-health services, what level of reimbursement they provide and what they consider a customary fee to be, and whether you have a deductible to fulfill first.

My new address is 123 S. Broad Street (at Sansom), Suite 2015

[Though, 2020 update, for the duration, I’m working online via Google Meet.]

Thank you!