Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, Holy Family University
Dr. Patrick McElwaine is an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology at Holy Family University and a faculty member at the Beck Institute. Dr. McElwaine has over 20 years of clinical experience in various settings including outpatient community mental health clinics, residential treatment facilities, primary care settings, clinical private practice, and inpatient treatment; with expertise in addiction, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Dr. McElwaine’s research interests focus on addiction, mental health, and stigma, with an emphasis on contributing to recovery-oriented principles such as resiliency, empowerment, confidence, autonomy, and a sense of purpose. Dr. McElwaine is a member of multiple professional psychology organizations, and serves on the Montgomery County Drug and Alcohol Advisory Council. At settings including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), various school and hospital organizations, and the Lilly Conference, he has conducted numerous presentations related to mental health, addiction, stigma, and pedagogy. Dr. McElwaine earned a PsyD in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015.