Pastoral Counselor Therapists in Emmaus, PA
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"We are dedicated to the care and treatment of children, teens, adolescents and their families. We specialize in the treatment and support of our young clients and their families, as they navigate their way to becoming successful young adults. We are always here to answer your questions and discuss your concerns. Feel free to call our office to set up a consultation. We are here to help you help your children be their best! We accept all major credit cards. At Pathways For Change, we are meeting the needs that matter."
"I have a great deal of respect for those who enter counseling. My clients would tell you that I provide a caring, nonjudgmental, safe and warm environment for our work together. I view our work together as collaborative, meaning that we create a dialogue that will allow you to explore the areas of your life that are important to you. I provide a strong sense of intuition, genuineness, and respect for you and your work in therapy. I seek to understand and provide guidance in the areas of your life that you wish to explore."
"ADOLESCENT TEEN LIFE COACH/COUNSELOR: Is your child having a difficult time with life? Questionable friends, changed behavior, trouble with school or grades? Has your child lost their love for learning? Are video games and virtual worlds consuming their lives? Would you like to have a happier home life with your child? Getting to the sources of these difficulties with your child is my specialty. Helping your child define issues and begin transforming their lives in meaningful ways is my strength. And for the past 20 years I have been doing just that - helping children become better people."
"Hi, I'm Kim Luybli. I offer counseling and psychotherapy services for teens (16+) through adults. My services can help you with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, emotional difficulties, grief and loss, women's issues, college student issues, stress management, and personal growth. I practice a collaborative approach to therapy where client and counselor join together to form an interpersonal relationship based on respect and mutual understanding. I work with clients to develop goals for therapy that fit their own personal needs. My approach is warm, genuine, and includes a sense of humor which creates a trusting atmosphere for my clients."
"I specialize in working with people in transition. These transitions have many sources, but we all struggle with them to some degree. In short, crisis provides danger and opportunity. I facilitate growth and change, rather than being reductionistic and focusing solely on symptoms. Together my clients and I collaborate to create new insights, develop new skills and eliminate old, unproductive ways of thinking and behaving."
"You may need a short-term solution to a current problem, or want an in-depth search into long-standing difficulties. Psychotherapy can be valuable to change thoughts, beliefs and feelings that stand in the way of your best functioning. You can better understand your feelings and relationships to others, and change your behavior to be more suitable to current situations."
"If you are reading this you are making a courageous decision to find a therapist and change the patterns of your life. Welcome! I have been a licensed therapist for 24 years and I am continuously inspired by the strength, insight, clarity, and wisdom that is revealed in the safety of the therapeutic setting. My approach is client centered and I utilize cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic modalities as indicated by individual needs. I am very excited about the practical application of neuroscience that invites us to use the focus of the mind to harness the power of attention to enhance our lives."
"I offer counseling and supportive services to children, adults, and families who are having difficulties coping with challenging life events. Some examples of these challenges include: Attachment/adoption issues including perfectionism, anger, anxiety/fears, clinging behaviors, difficulty accepting help or criticism, high need for control. Grief/loss issues including bereavement, abortion, infertility, birth parents. Anxiety/fears including separation and school anxiety. Injuries, illnesses, accidents and other trauma-related issues. Parent/child conflicts. Stress reduction/mindfulness. Although the work we do is taken seriously, parents, children, and I often create some fun and laughter in the process."
"I feel that living life as freely and fully as we are meant to do incorporates both our successes and our failures. We all have ways that we shine and places where we could improve. Our relationship to life is key to healthy passionate living. Symptoms of anxiety, addiction, depression, and confusion can be used to make needed course corrections to restore the balance of life."
"I love helping people relieve anxiety, anger, sadness, fears and phobias or to get a better handle on dealing with stress so you can think more clearly, and be more focused & productive. My style is gentle, but direct, and I'm pretty good at helping clients get to the root of an issue, quickly. With over 25 years as a professional, and lots of life experience, I have and use a variety of methods to help you feel better - fast. I enjoy working with motivated teens and adults who want to create a life with more happiness, ease and confidence."
"My philosophy is that positive change is possible for everyone. I believe that achieving wellness is a journey, and I am dedicated to helping others along their path. Using a compassionate, person-centered style; I work collaboratively with my clients. My holistic approach to wellness focuses on all areas of wellness; mind, body and soul. Finding balance gives us the strength to face challenges in our lives. Through counseling, hope can be restored. In my nine years of working with individuals and families, I have seen an immense amount of resiliency and hope. "Once you choose hope, anything is possible""
"I have been a psychotherapist for over twenty years and have worked with most populations. I was blessed with a wonderful opportunity as the Executive Director of Family Service Agency in Pottsville, PA where our United Way funded services included parenting issues, play therapy, outpatient and intensive outpatient addictions counseling, couples counseling, family counseling, and individual psychotherapy. Ages have ranged from 3 years old to 80+ years. FSA worked with the poorest of the poor and coordinated services with the county MH/MR and Children & Youth. The experience was most fulfilling and an excellent training ground for working with a diverse population in private practice."
"I believe that people are complex individuals with dynamic lives and histories, and so my approach to psychotherapy is individualized to each of my clients. Our work together will focus on self growth and making significant, long lasting changes, in yourself and in the way that you relate to others. In addition to psychotherapy, I also provide diagnostic psychological testing and consultation for individuals who are seeking insight into their personalities, ways of thinking, symptoms, strengths, and areas for growth."
"Throughout the years I've found opportunities to work with various populations ranging in ages, diagnoses, goals, & approaches. I have extensive experience working with children & adolescents on the autism spectrum, as well as with parents to teach skills to manage behavioral issues. I also do family counseling, including with families & adoption. I work with with children & adolescents with trauma, anxiety, & behavioral issues (oppositional defiant disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, ADHD, & reactive attachment disorder). I have experience working with the female population struggling with drug/alcohol addiction, as well as individuals with anxiety, depression, andd mood difficulties."
"I have had a private practice for 18 years. Prior to opening my practice I worked in the areas of mental health and child welfare dating back to the 1970's. I have worked with children and families around the issue of relationships as well as helped many with changes in life circumstances. I have a very open minded and non-judgmental approach but will also point out areas that may be preventing you from reaching your goals and feeling better. I am also available to do therapy in your home."
"Specializing in the treatment and recovery of Eating Disorders & Substance Abuse since 2000. Collaborately work with a treatment team to treat the psychological, emotional, physical, social & spiritual realms of the individual. Women's Psychotherapy Groups offered including : Eating Disorder & Addiction Recovery Group; Mood & Anxiety Group ; Self- Worth, Boundaries & Codependency Group. Treatment also consists of addressing co-occurring disorders/diagnosis including depression, anxiety, trauma, women's issues, Codependency, adjustment disorders, relationship & family struggles. I am an active, dedicated & passionate therapist who believes we are all wounded to varying degrees, but all deserve and have the basic human right of wellness and happiness."
"Are you feeling overwhelmed with your life? Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Do you feel like no one understands you? Life is a circle of continuous changes. It is our response to these changes over time that affects our level of inner joy and happiness."
"Life can present us with challenges or unpleasant experiences that can affect our ability to feel fulfilled in relationships, work and/ or school. My goal in therapy is to capitalize on your strengths and teach you "tools" you can implement in your everyday life so you can learn how to independently cope with the uncomfortable emotions, maladaptive behaviors or ineffective thoughts you may experience throughout your day. I also believe that comfort with your provider, motivation and honesty are integral to personal growth in treatment. Therefore, I provide a serene setting and encourage open and honest communication."
"I have spent two decades helping adults, families and adolescents. I feel everyone has the opportunity to better their situation, and I offer hope and support in each client's journey. I do not enter any session with pre-planned ideas, and I feel adaptability and knowledge are my strengths. Although I may be the "expert" in psychology, I feel each client is the "expert" on themselves. I look forward to joining you in your journey, wherever you may wish to go. I have evening hours available and weekend hours by request."
"My skills and experience are best suited to treating people wanting to increase their self-confidence, enhance their self-esteem, and optimize their personal performance at work and at home. I also help couples improve communication, make decisions, and resolve conflicts. My goal in therapy is to facilitate change via an active collaboration between me and my clients. I help my clients address thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that interfere with their happiness and well-being."