Dr. Chris Ratkis is a post-doctoral resident in clinical psychology working under the supervision of Roger McFillin, Psy.D, ABPP. He graduated from La Salle University with his Psy.D. in clinical psychology. Dr. Ratkis completed his pre-doctoral training at Drexel University Counseling Center where he had the opportunity to provide group and individual therapy as well as providing educational presentations on mental health to the campus community. As part of his pre-doctoral internship at Drexel University, Dr. Ratkis also received training in assisting student-athletes in managing various difficulties that interfered with sport performance as well as daily life.
Throughout his training Dr. Ratkis has worked primarily with adults who have been diagnosed with serious mental illnesses, depression, anxiety, and co-occurring disorders. He received training in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Cognitive Therapy, as well as training in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) at the La Salle University Community Psychological Services Clinic.
As a therapist, Dr. Ratkis believes in fostering a collaborative and open relationship with clients in order to understand difficulties and work toward change. His approach is active, encouraging, and nonjudgmental, with an emphasis on utilizing evidence-based practices to help people attain their goals.