Director of Counseling
Fritz Haas is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a graduate of Neumann's Pastoral Care and Counseling, having received his Master's of Science in Pastoral Counseling in 2009. Prior to coming to Neumann to work in the Wellness Center, Fritz worked as a counselor at Life Counseling, an outpatient mental health services provider with offices throughout the Delaware Valley.
Fritz also holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from St. Louis University and worked earlier in his career in various executive positions for companies focused primarily in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries. During this time he had the opportunity to travel throughout the world, speaking and working with companies and individuals specializing in a wide variety of healthcare related areas.
Fritz is an enthusiastic advocate of balanced living and encourages his clients to seek deeper spiritual, mental and emotional health though a variety of wellness practices and activities. Among the areas in which he is specifically focused are men's issues, relationships and trauma.
Georgette Hall-Peterson is a nationally certified counselor and a graduate of Neumann’s Pastoral Counseling program, having received her Master’s of Science in Pastoral Counseling in 2007. Prior to coming to Neumann to work in the Wellness Center, Georgette worked as a counselor at Pennsylvania Institute of Technology on their Center City campus.
Georgette holds an undergraduate degree in social work from Albright College in Reading, PA. Georgette worked earlier in her career as a social worker for the state of PA and in ministry at a local church where her responsibilities included ministry to youth and young adults of the Chester community and surrounding areas. In the time that Georgette worked with youth and young adults through the church she provided relevant and relational programing for young people that connected them to God and to one another.
Georgette sees each person not as one dimensional but as multi-dimensional - mind, body and spirit - and understands that we must care for each dimension in order to achieve mental health and wellness. Georgette’s specific areas of focus are women’s issues, relationships and transitions.
Joanna Matty is a master’s level counselor currently working toward her licensure. She is a 2011 graduate of Holy Family University’s Master’s in Counseling Psychology Program. Her concentration of study was in Student Affairs in Higher Education. She chose this concentration because she was and still is passionate about working with the college student population. She believes that it is important to focus on the development of the student as a whole person. Joanna currently splits her time as a counselor working at both Neumann and Eastern Universities. Her areas of interest are eating disorders, healthy relationships, and grief and loss.
Joanna also holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. She began working in the field of psychology with children and adolescents with autism. She then moved on to work with older adolescents and adults at an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Montgomery County.
In her spare time, Joanna volunteers at a yoga studio once a week as she believes it is important for individuals to develop themselves fully in all areas of their life including mind, body and spirit.
Doug Rorapaugh has worked in pastoral ministry for over twelve years. A graduate of Episcopal Divinity School, Doug has served congregations in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and has served as a non-denominational chaplain at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Hospital, and Jefferson Hospice. Doug worked at Camden County College as an advisor and coordinator of the Gateway Program for GED preparation. In addition to his work at the Counseling Center for Wellness, Doug is a member of the Neumann community as an adjunct lecturer in Theology and a student in the Master of Science program in Pastoral Care and Counseling. Doug has interests in music and the performing arts, and will be an occasional contributor to the new blog The Compassionary.
Robin Davidson is a student of the Pastoral Care and Counseling Neumann University and concurrently working professionally as a massage therapist. She graduated from the Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy with certifications in both professional massage therapy and corrective medical massage therapy. Robin continued her education at Harcum College where she received her Certificate in Holistic Studies, received her first Reiki attunement, and graduated with an Associate in Science for Muscle Therapy and Integrated Healthcare. Robin furthered her studies by attending West Chester University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology out of a desire to better understand the complexities of the mind. She then attended Divine Light Ministries where she became a Reiki Master and a Certified Spiritual Healer.
She is specifically focused on the personal growth of all through physical, energetic, emotional, mental, spiritual, and religious means. Her areas of interest include multicultural counseling, grief and loss; and meditation.