noun. a person or thing regarded as a perfect example of a particular quality.
a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence.
There's so much to a name and logo. Our founders choose the name Paragon to represent the quality of services in our mission, vision, and values statements. We hope to meet those expectations with our clients and families we serve as well as for our employees who choose to work with us.
Our logo is a symbol of protection and hope. The shield represents our advocacy for the mental health population while the wings lift and rise to new heights.
Paragon Behavioral Health Services, LLC aims to provide superior quality mental health therapy services to better support our community. We are committed to rendering evidenced-based services to individuals and families of all ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities. We recognize the uniqueness of each participant and strive to promote feelings of dignity and a sense of self-worth. Individualized services are developed and implemented in a manner that is culturally competent and focused on strengths, needs, abilities, and interests.
To be an exceptional behavioral health care provider in the southeast region of Pennsylvania and Western New York through earning trust, loyalty, and stewardship from our employees and the people we serve.
Kryn McClain, DHA, LPC
Dr. McClain completed her doctorate in Health Care Administration through A.T. Still University. Dr. McClain is an alumni from St. Bonaventure University with a master's degree in Community Mental Health Counseling. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. McClain's goal is to lead a new behavioral health care organization in our community through demonstrating stewardship. She promotes wellness for our clients and employees through providing a safe environment to receive and render services.
Nichole Phiambolis, BCBA
Nichole Phiambolis is an alumni of St. Joseph's University and is a licensed behavior specialist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Nichole has hands-on experience in the community working with individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her passion is promoting Applied Behavior Analysis in the Autism field and her interests include utilizing a Verbal Behavior Approach to teaching language and communication skills to young children on the spectrum.
Paulina Colonna, LMFT
Secretary & Treasurer, Co-Owner
Paulina is an alumni of Thomas Jefferson University with a master’s degree in Couples and Family Therapy with a special focus in sex therapy. She enjoys working with couples and individuals and appreciates her clients’ input on their situation so she may guide them into the happiest and healthiest version of themselves.
Integrity - We do what is right for the right reason.
We do what is right for endless reasons. Empowering and valuing employees will promote growth and engagement within the organization, and thus we will have the ability to achieve our mission of rendering high-quality behavioral health services. We do the right thing even when no one is watching. This is a culture we strive to cultivate and reward on a consistent basis.
Dignity - We preserve human dignity, through sensitivity and non-judgmental acceptance of all individuals and their needs.
We recognize that diversity equals strength. This is a quality we hope to trickle down through our culture of the company and into the services we render. We treat all cultures with the dignity and respect they deserve because it is the right thing to do.
Excellence - We carry out our mission, the best way, for the best outcome for our patients, our employees, and our communities.
Keeping the reason for why we provide behavioral health services reminds us the importance of our work. We strive to improve ourselves, employees, and the people we serve.
Innovation - We are creative and strive to find new ways to improve the mental health of our patients and our communities.
We stay current on marketing trends and ways to demonstrate to potential clients that choosing Paragon will improve access to care and render high-quality behavioral health services.
Acceptance - We embrace all cultures and celebrate diversity of all our employees and clients.
We have firm policies against discrimination and do not tolerate acts against any protected class. We encourage self-identification and recognize the uniqueness of each individual and family.