Therapeutic modeling is where a counselor or therapist portrays good self-esteem to the group members.
One of the simplest and most effective ways to improve self-esteem is through affirmations.
A group leader can use positive guided imagery in group settings to help group members learn self-esteem.
All those who have a life with a lot of stress and anxiety resources and want to learn to relax and have more control in the relaxation of your body. Chandra holds a BA from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master’s of Science in Clinical Art Therapy at Springfield College. Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in PA and NJ as well as being a License Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in MA.
Aubrey specializes in working with children, teens, individual adults, couples, families, and groups.
Marquetta holds a Bachelors degree from North Carolina State University, and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Monmouth University. Hillary Graham serves the clinical needs of adolescents, couples, adults, and families with sensitivity and care. Jenna works with adults and adolescents individually and also provides therapy for couples. Lindsay is a counselor who specializes in working with children and adults who are seeking to make positive changes in their lives.
Fawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is recognized as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Kathleen specializes in working with adolescents age 11 and up, adults, couples, and families. Kathleen is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has 25 years of experience counseling in a variety of settings. Types of therapy Kathleen offers: cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction. Types of clients Kathleen sees: children age 11 and up, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Linda is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) [New York]. Anya specializes in working with adults, couples, and families. Anya provides an unconditional positive regard for her clients, paying careful attention to their needs and the issues they are bringing into therapy without judgment.
Sarah is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Tiffany is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania and a Certified Skilled Cognitive Therapist through the Beck Institute. Mary is a Licensed Independent Mental Health Professional, a Certified Professional Counselor and a partner at Alliance Counseling Center.
For nearly 20 years, Mary has counseled adults, children, adolescents and families experiencing individual, family, school and work difficulties and transitions. Mary works with clients on specific issues, including depression, anxiety, panic, abuse, extreme anger, grief, low self-esteem, co-dependency, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, eating disorders, addiction, work issues, difficulty in school and parenting difficulties. Mary received her mastera€™s degree in Agency Counseling at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and is a member of the American Counseling Association and the National Board for Certified Counselors. Is a licensed psychologist who has worked with adults, adolescents, and children for over twenty years.
In addition to his experience in private practice, Kevin has worked in a variety of inpatient settings, treating a wide range of behavioral, developmental, and emotional disorders as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Kevin has many years of experience in providing marriage and family therapy, and in the assessment of and diagnosis of children, adolescents, and adults through psychological testing. In his therapeutic work, Kevin employs a variety of treatment strategies, including cognitive-behavioral intervention, client-centered counseling and psychodynamic techniques, as well as hypnotherapeutic approaches when presenting problems indicate the need.
Marie is a national board certified counselor and licensed independent mental health practitioner. Marie enjoys working with teens and twenty-somethings helping them create a path to achieve their dreams and desires. Marie has a bachelora€™s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Biology and a Ph.D. Lorinda is an independent mental health practitioner and national board certified counselor with more than seven years experience working with people of all ages- children, adolescents, adults, and elderly populations.
Lorinda is experienced in marriage and family therapy, helping couples and family members understand each other, and improve their relationship and communication skills. Lorinda works with children, adolescents, and adults who have special needs, including autism and other disabilities, helping them improve social and communication skills.
Lorinda is dedicated to helping clients gain the confidence and understanding to overcome discouragement and adversity, and experience meaning, fulfillment, and joy in their lives. Lorinda uses several approaches in treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy and client-centered counseling, to effectively treat depression and anxiety, and improve self-esteem.
Todd is a Licensed Mental Health Professional, a Certified Professional Counselor, and an associate at Alliance Counseling Center. For over ten years, Todd has worked with the severely mentally ill, individuals with developmental disabilities, families, individuals, couples, and children. Todd works with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, self-esteem issues, performance concerns, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, faith and spirituality, and other issues. Todd takes a multi-theoretical approach to counseling, using influences from various modalities and disciplines.
Todd currently is continuing his education pursuing his doctorate in Sport and Performance Psychology, as he intends to assist the efforts of athletes, coaches, and teams to maximize their performance.
Todd earned his mastera€™s degree in Community Counseling from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and is pursuing his Doctorate of Psychology from the University of the Rockies. Counselors and group leaders also should point out and correct any irrational beliefs or negative self-statements that a group member may make. The group leader should have a list of common affirmations that help improve self-esteem and read them to the group.
Having a clear mind and a body in optimum arrangement we act calmly without draining our energy, thus improving control over everyday situations.
If you are in an urgent situation, or are contemplating suicide, hurting yourself, or harm another person, you should contact immediately with the nearest emergency center or call 911. She meets people where they are, quickly setting them at ease and gradually helping them feel safe enough to risk self-exploration. She has 10 years of experience as a counselor, working with such issues as depression, postpartum depression, grief, anxiety, behavioral issues, and trauma. She believes in assisting each person to find their strength’s to achieve their fullest potential, understand and process their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to move towards future success. She received her master’s degree from Rutgers University, specializing in Direct and Group Therapy work. Since each person and family is unique, she focuses on listening and observing in order to form a collaborative relationship in which change can happen.
She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in music, at Cedarville University in Ohio. As a former professional athlete and collegiate coach she has developed an understanding of how to work with children, adolescents, and adults while meeting them where they are and developing a plan to help them grow to where they would like to be. Marquetta is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and Chi Sigma Iota (International Honor Society). As a counselor with over 30 years of experience, he has worked in a variety of settings with focus on adjustment disorders, addiction, anger management, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress and use and abuse.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Temple University and his Masters of Science from Chestnut Hill College of Counseling Psychology. Both in her personal and professional life, Hillary embraces and utilizes the principles and practices of mindfulness.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Temple University and her master’s degree from Chestnut Hill College.
She sees therapy as a place of refuge and solace where exploring what has been causing pain transpires with compassionate support.

She received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA and Bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. She believes that everyone has the ability to thrive and grow and that people’s greatest strengths and resources come from within. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lehigh University, where she spent many years working with children with developmental disabilities. Fawn believes in building on the unique strengths of each person in order for that individual to create their best life. She received her master’s degree from Villanova University in Counseling and Human Relations.
She has been a psychotherapist in a number of settings, treating adjustment disorder, addiction issues, eating disorders, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression, and suicidality. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified K-12 Guidance Counselor, and has had graduate level training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Myrna-Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She is a firm believer that every client has the strength and ability of attaining their therapeutic goals. Linda received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Baruch College in New York City. She provides a warm, non-judgmental, and comfortable environment for her clients to explore vulnerable feelings and to make positive changes in their lives. The result is an environment in which they can naturally release pain and move toward the joyful lives they desire. Her main focus is helping people to understand their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors and how those things affect daily life.
She received her bachelor’s degree in both youth ministry and music from Eastern University. She uses a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), an evidence-based approach to help clients connect their thoughts to their feelings and behavior to promote healthy change.
She is currently training to be a practitioner and trainer in Parent Child Interaction Therapy. She works with individuals and families across the Omaha metro area, including Papillion, Gretna, Elkhorn, Wahoo, Fremont, Blair and the Council Bluffs, Iowa area. Her background working with local school districts to counsel struggling adolescents helps Mary as she works with adolescents and their parents when they experience difficulties. While working with clients of all ages on their specific concerns and issues, she focuses on assisting them in the area of relationships a€“ between family members, couples or colleagues. She has over ten years experience counseling adults, families, and children so that they are able to have greater enjoyment in their lives.
Since then she has worked in private practice helping individuals of all ages cope with depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, low self esteem, anger, grief, and family issues. She has expertise in helping with relationship, peer, gender, and self esteem issues as well as depression, anxiety, loss, and abuse issues. She finds great satisfaction seeing the victims go from feeling worthless, hopeless, and helpless to finding their voice. She has helped small business owners and individuals create balance in their lives and move toward greater enjoyment, efficiency and profitability. He has worked with people from in and around the Omaha metropolitan area, including Sarpy County, Saunders County, and Western Iowa. He is experienced working with individuals with developmental disabilities, conduct disorders with children, parenting skills training, and supporting those with severe mental illness to realize their highest quality of life. The supportive environment that Todd aims to create in working with his clients leads to growth and the improvement of relationships. Investigating the use of imagery to improve performance, and the effects positive self-image, self-efficacy, and self-esteem have on sporting performance are all areas of research interest. There are group activities and counseling techniques that teach adults and adolescents self-esteem and improve their overall sense of self-worth. Often, people continue the cycle of poor self-esteem without even being aware of how their self-deprecating statements contribute to negative self-esteem. Group members are then encouraged to create their own affirmations based on their insecurities and fears. She is a nationally certified counselor (NCC), a nationally certified school counselor (NCSC), a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a registered play therapist-supervisor (RPT-S), and an approved clinical supervisor (ACS).
Dr. Berghuis believes each person has unique strengths and unique hurts that, when fully explored, will bring to light new ways of thinking, feeling, and acting in the world. Dr. Berghuis is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS). She believes that therapeutic treatment offers the opportunity to achieve personal growth and self-discovery in a safe and private environment. Jamie has over 24 years of experience working with ADHD, parenting issues, single parenting, depression, anxiety, grief and bereavement, behavioral issues, military and veteran issues, adjustment disorders, and self-harm.
She aims to provide an open and safe space for clients to be themselves and has experience working with clients who are dealing with anxiety, depression, LGBT issues, adjustment issues, low self-esteem, sports related anxiety, and minority concerns. Bill’s approach is to work collaboratively with the clients to identify issues that block the client from fulfilling their full potential as individuals. Additionally, as a veteran, Bill works to provide services to military personnel and their families.
The results of her living “mindfully” is experienced by her clients in her supportive and peaceful demeanor.
Hilary has served as an Executive Coach and has training in Mind-body Integration practices. She believes the therapeutic process should honor what makes people human; their uniqueness as well as what leaves them feeling “stuck,” anxious, lost, sad, overwhelmed, fearful, alone, etc. Through individual and group counseling, Lindsay provides a positive, healing environment where individuals can discover their strengths and achieve the growth and healing they desire. She received her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Arcadia University, where she specialized in child and family counseling as well as trauma counseling. She specializes in working with family systems and believes each person plays a part in the success of the family. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of South Florida and has training in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).
Kathleen’s treatment approach includes mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral techniques that encourage clients to become aware of the power of their thoughts, the ways in which thoughts, behavior, and action are connected, and how one can create positive change.
She earned both her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. Most importantly, Linda believes that establishing rapport and a positive therapeutic relationship are the building blocks that help her guide others in that growth and goal attainment. She believes in helping clients with a holistic approach by looking at one’s physical, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive health. Anya has worked in various community mental health settings using techniques of anger management and dialectical behavior therapy to help clients cope with feelings leading them to engage in self-destructive behaviors.  Additionally, she has worked with couples and families surrounding these issues. Prior to joining the Counseling Center at Heritage, Anya was working with people surrounding career and employment issues. Sarah believes that every person is unique, and their varied life experiences require a tailored approach.  She is committed to meeting people wherever they may be and slowly helping to move them to where they want to be.
Tiffany has worked for many years with clients who have undergone complex trauma, including physical and sexual abuse, traumatic grief, domestic violence, and community violence.
Tiffany has a Master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology with a Child and Adolescent Focus from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. She has extensive experience working with couples and families with communication, emotional, and behavioral issues.
As a college professor, she spent over eight years counseling young adults with academic, professional, and personal issues.
Coaching is about helping people get from where they are to where they desire to be in their professional and personal life. A good group leader will point out the statements and encourage group members to replace the statement with a positive one. Each group member comes up with five personal affirmations and shares them with the group out loud.

The guided imagery should concentrate on the group members’ beauty, perfection and other positive qualities. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, American School Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Association for Play Therapy, Association for Specialists in Group Work, New Jersey Counseling Association, New Jersey School Counseling Association, New Jersey Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Pennsylvania Association for Play Therapy, Pennsylvania Counseling Association, and the Montgomery County Counseling Association.
Dr. Berghuis sees herself as coming alongside clients to help them travel underneath surface issues and get at the deeper root causes. Chandra’s theoretical orientation as a counselor is in Cognitive Therapy, which means that she will collaboratively work with you toward realization of how your thoughts impact your feelings and behaviors. Jamie is compassionate and caring and utilizes various treatment modalities depending on the needs of her clients. She is trained in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and in grief & bereavement counseling. Aubrey works with children and teens by discovering their interests and utilizing books, expressive arts, relaxation, and also traditional talk therapy.
Her therapeutic techniques and style are tailored to each individual client, but incorporating the mind, body, and spirit will always be consistent. Bill instills a sense of confidence in his clients along with a sense of safety and trust upon which to build a productive therapeutic relationship. Hillary has advanced training in the treatment of trauma, family therapy, and career counseling.
For Jenna, therapy is a courageous process that is both collaborative between client and therapist and integrative; attending to the mind, body and spirit alike to achieve greater insight, a deeper connection with the self, improvement in symptoms and total wellness. She uses a variety of treatment modalities specifically geared toward the individual’s personal concerns and interests, including traditional therapy, play therapy, expressive and creative arts and mindfulness-based practices. She embraces empathy, positivity, acceptance, and non-judgement with each of her clients and incorporates the unique diversity of each client into her practice. Jackie uses a psychodynamic approach and also is experienced in CBT and mindfulness modalities. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Workers (PSCSW). She works very hard to be empathic and nurturing and to build a positive and trusting therapeutic relationship.
For Tiffany, a safe therapeutic environment that promotes hope is the first step to healing. The papers are then passed again until each member of the group has written on everyone’s paper. Group members are encouraged to state those five affirmations at least three times a day and hang them where they will be seen often.
Chandra also has extensive training in expressive and art therapies and includes elements of art therapy in her approach, where art is used as a bridge to enable the expression of emotions when verbalization may be difficult. She believes it is important to treat each client individually, establishing goals to work on to maximize all aspects of growth.
She is a member of the ACSW (Academy of Certified Social Workers) as well as a Certified School Social Worker (NJ). In addition to her outpatient work, she has experience working at an inpatient crisis unit.
She believes the therapeutic process is another opportunity to connect with who you are and where you are on your journey. He believes that each client is unique and that therapy should be tailored to meet the needs of each individual. Her style ranges from being very interactive and goal-oriented to providing uninterrupted space for exploration, processing, reflection and tending to the wounds of childhood, relationships, painful loss, etc.
This may mean developmental changes, changes in the marital relationship, or teens transitioning into adulthood. It is important to her that her clients develop a sense of mastery regarding their given situation, organizing problems into manageable subsets. She strives to provide a caring and supportive environment where clients can feel safe to explore any issues they bring to counseling. She empowers clients by helping them to identify habits that are no longer useful and how thoughts effect how they feel. Jackie has post-graduate training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic approaches. Sarah believes that the therapeutic process cannot be forced but must be entered into by willing participants who work together as a team.
Tiffany is passionate about providing empathy, understanding and support to individuals and families who are struggling with issues related to anxiety, depression, fear, loss, and grief. Jamie’s desire is to assist in promoting long-term, lasting change that the client will be able to take and move forward with in a positive, healthy manner.
Aubrey works with adults and family units by utilizing traditional talk therapy, expressive arts, teaching principles of healthy communication, and encouraging self-care activities in between therapy sessions.
Her holistic approach gives you the support that you need in order to be the author of your own story. Graham has been privileged to work among members of many cultures and races and offers clinical skills reflective of multicultural sensitivity and awareness. When it would prove helpful, she assists clients in developing insight into their family-of-origin, and the ways in which that system may have conscious and unconscious influences on current behavior and situations.
Jackie helps her clients get “unstuck”, gain clarity, and gain insight into other perspectives. Sarah also believes that people view the world based on past experiences and is committed to helping people change today by first looking back. She has also worked with a variety of special populations including children on the autism spectrum, children residing in out-of-home placements (residential treatment and foster care), single parent families, and families who are co-parenting. Most recently Dr. Berghuis has worked as a psychotherapist in Bucks and Montgomery counties providing crisis counseling and individual and group therapy in community mental health and private practice settings. She believes that each client in unique and that therapy should be tailored to meet the needs of each individual.
Aubrey has also seen positive changes happen in all ages as a result of practicing mindful activities, yoga, and other relaxation exercises. In addition to serving the needs of adolescent clients, she has worked in local universities and counseled college and graduate students and is familiar with the unique needs and challenges facing this client population. Understanding each family’s unique dynamic and applying the appropriate therapeutic technique is Fawn’s specialty. She instills in her clients a sense of confidence, assists them in developing a plan for moving through their situation, and a sense of safety and trust upon which to build a productive therapeutic relationship. She is very experienced in working with individuals that are going through a life change and adjusting to a loss such as a job or the end of a relationship.
She has provided both therapeutic and behavioral support in many settings including schools, residential treatment facilities, and client’s homes.
Hillary recognizes and celebrates the difference in the men and women she works with appreciating that, while there are many aspects of life which join the sexes, there are special distinctions which require purposeful respect and consideration.
Kathleen is an active participant in her clients’ treatment, and she does this with a gentle touch, and the ability to give honest feedback that promotes healing and growth. Paone uses play therapy, expressive arts therapy, and traditional therapy depending on the needs and desires of the client.
While her treatment approach is eclectic and reflective of the specific needs of her clients, she utilizes the advantages of Cognitive Behavioral therapy in forming active partnerships with her clients to determine and achieve their desired treatment goals. Fawn typically utilizes DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) when working with people experiencing mood or personality disorders. She has over 15 years of counseling experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families working at the elementary, middle, high school, university, and private agency settings.
This treatment modality focuses on mindfulness, emotional regulation and distress tolerance in order to cope during difficult or painful situations. Fawn has extensive experience and understanding that concerned parents may have and works to address both parents concerns in a balanced and supportive way.

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