About Us

Paragon's Mission Statement


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.  

Paragon's Vision Statement


To be an exceptional behavioral health care provider in the southeast region of Pennsylvania through earning trust, loyalty, and stewardship from our employees and the people we serve. 

Meet Our Owners


Kryn McClain, LPC

President, Co-Owner

Kryn is currently finishing her Doctorate in Health Care Administration through A.T. Still University.  Kryn graduated 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).  Kryn'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.   

A message from Kryn, "My philosophy as President is simple. Treat your employees with the dignity and respect they deserve. Moreover, I find that when employees feel satisfied, they provide a high-quality service. Our amazing staff provide community-based services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and in-office mental health therapy. We have a diverse group of employees who are dedicated to our mission.  I am excited to watch our professionals grow and am constantly in awe of the wonderful work being done at Paragon." 

Nichole Phiambolis, BCBA

Vice-President, Co-Owner

Nichole Phiambolis is a licensed behavior specialist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  Mrs. Phiambolis has worked in the field for eight years 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, Co-Owner

Paulina is a graduate 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.

Paragon's Values


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.


Paragon's Commitment to Empowerment

Why Paragon?

Your employment with Paragon isn't just a job, it's an opportunity to grow as a professional, make a difference in your community, and become involved.  We are committed to helping our staff reach goals; whether that be to further education, gain practical experience, or learn a new skill set.  

Our company values our employees as our greatest asset.  We sponsor several events throughout the year to keep our cohesive team bonded.  We take pride in noticing the little things that are important without losing sight of the big picture.

Paragon offers amazing health benefits for full time staff.  Paragon chose to participate with Highmark Blue Shield because of its known quality for members.  We entrusted this plan for ourselves, our families, and our employees.

As a mental health provider, we understand the importance of self-care.  That's why we offer 15 paid days off per year for full time staff!  We recognize a work-life balance.  Take advantage!

Paragon also offers, wait for it, FREE supervision towards professional licensure! Yes, you read that correctly.  Paragon offers supervision for LPCs, BCBAs, BSLs, and can train you to do Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) or to become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT).  Availability is limited, so don't wait! Apply today!

As we grow, we plan to offer more benefits.  It is our goal to offer 401ks and even more paid time off.  It is our aspiration to have built a place where employees can feel emotionally safe and surrounded by positive leaders.

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