Professional Activities

Professional Activities

 

Current

Private Practice

25 East State Street, Suite 205
Doylestown, PA 18901

215-345-8603

Dr. Karafin provides outpatient, psychological services from 1982 to present. Services specialize in cognitive behavtoral therapies and the treatment of depression, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, cognitive disorders, marriage and family issues, psychological and psychoeducational testing, parent counseling, stress management, group therapy, couples counseling, and family counseling. Populations treated include children, adolescents and adults. The office is a member of provider panels for most insurance plans, including Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tricare, Physicians Private Health Care Systems, Value Options, United Health Care, Magellan, Personal Choice, Keystone Health Plan East, Mental Health Consultants, and United Behavioral Health.

 

Doylestown Hospital

Doylestown, PA 18901

Dr. Karafin is a Specified Professional with the Doylestown Hospital since 1995.

 

Bensalem Township School District

Bensalem, PA 19020

Dr. Karafin provides school psychological services to the Bensalem Township School District since 1989. Currently conduct psychoeducational assessments for students, and consult with parents, staff, and multidisciplinary teams regarding positive mental health practices and educational supports.

 

Past

Licensed and School Certified Psychologist Consultant for various agencies and school districts in Montgomery and Bucks Counties, Pennsylvania, including:

    • Pennsbury School District
    • Upper Dublin School District
    • INVO Health Care, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
    • Woods Services and Schools, Langhorne, Pennsylvania
    • Archdiocese of Philadelphia

 

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Adjunct Instructor. Dr. Karafin taught graduate level course in Interaction Analysis in the Graduate School Department of School psychology Program.

 

Vanguard Schools
Paoli, Pennsylvania

Certified School Psychologist for approved private school specializing in neurologically impaired, seriously emotionally disturbed, and autistic children and adolescents.

 

Woods Services
Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Served a full-time Clinical Doctoral Internship for a residential and day facility for developmentally disabled, phvsicallv handicapped, and emotionally/behaviorally disturbed children and adults.

 

Research for Better Schools, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Assistant for the federally funded research agency. Duties included editing and coauthoring documents for publication and preparing literature reviews and analyses. Dr. Karafin was Assistant Editor for the Classroom Interaction Newsletter.