PCHC Welcomes New Director of IDD/Mental Health Supports!
Philadelphia Coordinated Health Care (PCHC) would like to welcome its new Director of IDD/Mental Health Supports, Dr. Nicholas DeMarco Psy.D., LPC.
Dr. DeMarco received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this time, he completed advanced training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and conducted psychological assessments within various settings across the Philadelphia area. Dr. DeMarco is a Licensed Psychologist in Pennsylvania. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
With over ten years of experience in the behavioral health field, Dr. DeMarco has had training in a variety of settings. He completed his Pre-Doctoral practicum training at The Center for Neurological and Neurodevelopmental Health (CNNH) of New Jersey, where he provided cognitive behavioral therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting. Moreover, he completed comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to children and their families. Dr. DeMarco has completed additional practicum and internship training at the Philadelphia Mental Health Center (PMHC), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in training, Dr. DeMarco continued to provide therapy services to children and their families. He has been trained in Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Parent Management Training (PMT), and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Additionally, Dr. DeMarco completed his Master’s level training at the Devereux Pocono Center which focused on working with adults diagnosed with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health disorders.
PCHC will now be restarting the Integrated Health Clinical Review (IHCR) process. The process is as follows:PCHC will now be restarting the Integrated Health Clinical Review (IHCR) process. The process is as follows:
- Community Health Review, conducted by our community nurses
- Environmental Observation/Behavioral Health Review, conducted by Dr. DeMarco
- Psychiatric Review, conducted by our consulting psychiatrist
- 90-day follow up, conducted by Jack Toomey PCHC Integrated Health Systems Navigator