Dear Patients,

After decades of distinguished and dedicated service to his patients, Dr. John F. Mitchell will transition out of practice in the Lehigh Valley area.

Blue Mountain Psychiatry, under the leadership of Dr. Muhamad Aly Rifai, is happy to provide uninterrupted psychiatric services to the patients of Dr. Mitchell.

Please call one of our offices:

  • Easton, (610) 253-2500.
  • Palmerton, (610) 826-2320.
  • Stroudsburg, (570) 534-0515.

Or visit our website at

Muhamed Aly Rifai, MD, FACP, FAPA, FAPM

President, Chief Psychiatrist and Internist

Blue Mountain Psychiatry

Lehigh Valley Endowed Chair of Addiction Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry

3735 Nazareth Road, Suite 202 (Administrative Office)

Easton, PA 18045

Phone: (610) 829-5089

Fax: (888) 972-2853


Clients of Melissa Schaffer, LCSW, Roberta Penn, Licensed Psychologist, and Elizabeth Balliet, LCSW, may continue services with these providers at:

West End Counseling & Wellness, LLC

1011 Brookside Rd., Suite 122

Allentown, PA, 18106

(610) 569-0252

West End Counseling & Wellness also welcomes new clients!

Clients of Dr. Seith Schentzel may continue service with him at:

Lehigh Psychological Services

5920 Hamilton Blvd., Suite 103

Allentown, PA, 18106

Phone: (610) 395-5188

Fax: (610) 395-0466

Lehigh Psychological Services welcomes past and new clients.