In my clinical work, I emphasize a warm and collaborative environment that will give you the support to make positive changes in your life. I hold a specific interest in working with individuals that have experienced trauma in their lives. This trauma-focused work encompasses all ages, including preschool children. The practice also includes a female colleague that specializes in working with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
Working through traumatic experiences can be difficult. I believe my specialized training and clinical experience allows me to help clients on their path toward healing. My colleague has extensive training and experience working with children diagnosed with autism related disorders. Her behavioral approach provides these children with the necessary support and intervention.
Treatment approaches utilize a cognitive behavioral and play therapy approach. My training as a Clinical Psychologist enables me to conduct comprehensive Psychological Evaluations. I use traditional office space as well as a separate therapeutic play room, equipped with a one way mirror, allowing for parent-child observation as well as parental coaching.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Bernadette Cachara now - (717) 978-0129


  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • School: Argosy University Washington DC
  • Year Graduated: 2003
  • License No. and State: PS015725 Pennsylvania


  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Medicare
  • United
  • United Behavioral Health
  • Out of Network
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  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Autism
  • Self Esteem


  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Testing and Evaluation

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Intervention
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2015
Bernadette Cachara, PsyD, Psychologist in Carlisle

Bernadette Cachara

Psychologist, PsyD