PERRY J HAZELTINE, Ph.D. psychology services

       447 North Duke Street  Lancaster, PA 17602(717) 875-8993  phazeltine@gmail.com


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology – 1997, Temple University

    Psychology Intern: Coatesville VA Medical Center, Coatesville, PA 1993 – 1994 A Neuropsychiatric Hospital

M.Ed., Counselor Education – 1986, Temple University

B.A. Honors, Religious Studies, Magna Cum Laude – 1982, Villanova University



Therapy Practice 

227 N Duke Street, Lancaster, PA  2009 – Present


Coordinator, Ministry Assesment Program (MAP)

The Samaritan Counseling Center, Lancaster, PA 1996 – Present

The Ministry Assessment Program provides vocational and psychological assessment, and counseling services for the clergy community where findings and recommendations are reported to the ministry committees of contracted denominations. Services are provided for three different situations:

  • Candidates seeking entrance into ministry
  • Ordained & lay ministers discerning the future of their call
  • Clergy in crisis who can benefit from assessment and intervention and/or denomination leaders evaluating fitness-for-ministry.


Coordinator, Psychologist Training Program

The Samaritan Counseling Center, Lancaster, PA 1998 – Present

  • Train post-doctoral psychology fellows, pre-doctoral interns and practicum students
  • Training site for Widener University Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program


Clinical Director

The Samaritan Counseling Center, Lancaster, PA 1996 – 2007

An Interfaith Counseling and Education, and Consultation Center

  • Directed the clinical staff (as many as 14 clinicians including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers & pastoral counselors)
  • Responsible for quality service and productivity of clinical staff

Supervised Client Service Coordinator conducting intakes and in handling crisis calls


   Amenability-to-Treatment Evaluations and Expert Testimony, 2009

   Battered-Woman-Syndrome Expert Testimony, 2009

   Court-related Treatment

  • Court mandated family therapy and co-parenting sessions in child custody cases
  • Five years working in treatment programs for boys adjudicated delinquent; Three years as a psychologist  1982-1984, 1986-1989
  • Numerous psychotherapy cases of clients charged with sexual offenses
  • Provided psychotherapy for a adolescent girl throughout court proceedings after she was sexually molested
  • Appointed by child protective services to supervise  father-daughter visitation in a domestic violence case



    Certification : Licensed Psychologist, Pennsylvania

    Recognition: Recognized for outstanding service from among the Children’s  Service staff,  Crozer Medical Center,  Community Mental Health, 10/1991


    Membership: American Psychological Association; Pennsylvania Psychological Association

    Writings:        Regular contributor to the Samaritan Connection the Samaritan Counseling Center newsletter.

Former  columnist for Central Pennsylvania Parent Magazine


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