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Eleanor R.

LPC

Allentown, PA


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ABOUT

Eleanor is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Family Trauma Professional. She holds a Master of Science in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College. Her professional experience includes working in agency outpatient, school-based, partial hospitalization, and private practice settings engaging clients in various modes of therapy.

Eleanor utilizes an integrative therapeutic approach drawing on multiple theoretical approaches and evidence-based interventions to meet the individual needs of each client. She is passionate about taking a more systemic approach to treatment and assisting couples, family members and additional individuals within the support system to be healing agents for each other.

Her training in therapeutic approaches utilized in sessions include Family Systems Therapy approaches, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Expressive Arts, and Attachment-Based therapies. Eleanor has earned accreditation in the Bader-Pearson Developmental Model of Couples Therapy, has completed an ICEEFT-endorsed EFT Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy for couples and utilizes the models in her work with couples. She has also completed Levels 1, 2 and 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and utilizes Gottman Method Couples Therapy in her work and is a Gottman Leader of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Couples Program. She enjoys teaching and offers small groups and workshops.

Professional Affiliations

American Counseling Association (ACA)

International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling (ASERVIC)

SPECIALITIES

  • Anger management or verbal abuse
  • Betrayal
  • Commitment
  • Compatibility conflicts
  • Co-Parenting
  • Couples Therapy Intensives
  • Decision to separate or divorce
  • Drifting apart
  • Empty nest syndrome
  • Family system or in-law challenges
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Intimacy or sexual issues
  • Marital Counseling/Couples Counseling
  • Motivation/Priorities/Roles & Responsibility
  • Negotiation and decision making skills
  • Parenting conflicts
  • Physical or emotional affair
  • Pre-marital issues
  • Trauma
Allentown, PA

Clinical Approach

Developmental Model


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16+

  • Pennsylvania
  • Telehealth (virtual)

  • LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)
  • NCC (National Certified Counselor)
  • CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional)
  • CFTP (Certified Family Trauma Professional)

  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • ICEEFT-endorsed Externship in (EFT) Emotionally Focused Therapy For Couples
  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Gottman Leader of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Couples Program

  • English

SPECIALITIES

  • Anger management or verbal abuse
  • Betrayal
  • Commitment
  • Compatibility conflicts
  • Co-Parenting
  • Couples Therapy Intensives
  • Decision to separate or divorce
  • Drifting apart
  • Empty nest syndrome
  • Family system or in-law challenges
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Intimacy or sexual issues
  • Marital Counseling/Couples Counseling
  • Motivation/Priorities/Roles & Responsibility
  • Negotiation and decision making skills
  • Parenting conflicts
  • Physical or emotional affair
  • Pre-marital issues
  • Trauma

Clinical Approach: Developmental Model

16+

  • LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor)
  • NCC (National Certified Counselor)
  • CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional)
  • CFTP (Certified Family Trauma Professional)

ADVANCED TRAINING

  • Developmental Model of Couples Therapy
  • ICEEFT-endorsed Externship in (EFT) Emotionally Focused Therapy For Couples
  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Gottman Leader of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Couples Program

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Pennsylvania
  • Telehealth (virtual)

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Virtual
  • In-Office

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