Jorge Acosta

Jorge Acosta In Reading, Wyomissing, Allentown and Orwigsburg In Pennsylvania

Jorge Acosta, Ph.D, LPC

Director of Clinical Research
Licensed Professional Counselor


Bilingual Therapist
Trauma/PTSD & Self-Esteem
Couples & Family Therapy



Dr. Acosta earned 2 bachelor’s degree (in Educational Psychology and Clinical Psychology) from Dominican Adventist University. He graduated from a master’s Program in Family and Couple Therapy at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Social and Human Sciences at University of Almeria. The research focus and expertise of his PhD addresses trauma due to childhood sexual abuse and self-esteem. He graduated with the highest honors in both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Dr. Acosta is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 22 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Dr. Acosta has worked in the mental health field combining different roles and perspectives as a therapist, clinical supervisor, professor, and research advisor. His areas of expertise include Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Trauma, Self-Esteem, Psychopathology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family and Couple Systemic Therapy.

In his practice, Dr. Acosta uses different approaches with the purpose of promoting a therapeutic experience focused on favoring the awareness of the people he serves about their own needs and potentials. For Dr. Acosta, the therapeutic process is above all a learning and guided self-discovery experience that should lead us to learn and use the skills we need to assume a proactive and solution-focused approach in the process of managing our unique challenges and circumstances.


Areas of clinical focus include:


Depression Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Bipolar Disorders

Couple and Family Therapy

Learning Disabilities

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Self-Esteem Issues

Personality Disorders

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Anger Management

Dr. Acosta is also a bilingual therapist


Allentown Office


Lehigh Valley Office Plaza,
Glenlivet Drive, A-23,
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18106



Reading Office Wyomissing/Sinking Spring


Van Reed Office Plaza,
2209 Quarry Drive, A-10,
Reading, Pennsylvania 19609

Orwigsburg Office


1021 Centre Turnpike,
Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania 17961