Brian Newby, PHD, CAADC, LMSW

Brian graduated from University of Delaware with a PhD in Sociology in 2014. He worked as a Sociology professor at several DE and PA universities and colleges, educating students on a variety of topics from race/ethnicity, human sexuality (including multicultural and kink approaches), social problems, and technological change. He also functioned as an LBGTQ+ Safe Space trainer, sensitizing faculty and staff to the needs of students identifying as LBGTQ+. After working as an addiction counselor for over 2 years, Brian earned his advanced certification as a substance use counselor in 2020. Brian employs a variety of techniques when working with clients, including cognitive behavioral and dialectic therapeutic techniques, as well as motivational interviewing. 


As a therapist, Brian emphasizes that we are all the hero in our own story, embarking on an epic journey of self discovery. These journeys are never taken alone and Brian strives to create a safe, helpful environment for each client to gain the knowledge and take the steps that will enrich their lives.

Insurances Accepted
AmeriHealth Caritas
Highmark Health Options
United HealthCare (Optum)