Education & Certification

Licensed In
Pennsylvania

Graduated From
University at Buffalo/SUNY (1980)

National Register Member Since
1983

Ronald Esteve, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice and Forensic Services
3/82-Present

Treat children, families, couples and single parents with crisis intervention, play therapy, family therapy, individual therapy, parenting education and consultation.

Conducted over 1,500 evaluations of children and adults secondary to trauma and abuse, including evaluations of victims of crime, accident or trauma, and resulting emotional, neuropsychological, social and familial damage.

Appointed to conduct evaluations and qualified as an expert in Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon, and Berks County, PA court systems, as well as a variety of court systems throughout the United States.

Consult with Children and Youth Services in Lehigh and Northampton Counties to determine sexual, physical, and emotional abuse.

Consult with local banks for trauma of employees secondary to robbery.

Adjunct Professor
Graduate Department of Psychology
APA Approved Program
9/96-Present

Chestnuthill College
Graduate Division at DeSales University
Center Valley, PA 18034

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Family Therapy (e.g., parent-child problems, divorce with kids, family illness)
  • Forensic Psychology (e.g., mental competency, parent-child custody, legal evaluations, violence or risk assessment)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Children (3-12 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal

Credentials/Memberships

    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • American Psychological Association
    • Pennsylvania Psychological Association – Fellow Status
    • National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers
    • Society for Personality Assessment
    • Lehigh Valley Psychological Association
    • Ortho-Psychiatric Association – Fellow Status
    • Association of Biofeedback Clinicians – Diplomat Status
    • Philadelphia Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
    • Academy of Psychologists in the Lehigh Valley – Past President
    • Prescribing Psychologist Registered – Diplomat Status
    • Pennsylvania Psychological Association – Clinical Division Committee on Psychologists and Custody Determination Recommendations for Ethical Guidelines For Forensic Evaluations
    • Society for Personality Assessment

Fee Information/Office Policy

Upon request

Office Hours: 9:00AM-8:00PM M – TH

Health Care Plan Participation

Upon request

Contact Information

Primary Contact

206 W. Broad St.
Bethlehem, PA 18018
P: 610-866-6350 (Office)