Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC-FL, CCMHC, CCTP, CT

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Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC-FL, CCMHC, CCTP, CT


Location

Offers online therapy

Advanced Counseling and Research Services
313 W Liberty St Suite 224
717-394-3994
Lancaster, PA 17603
Call Cheryl Wilson-Smith
(717) 964-8581

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Announcement icon We've avoided treatment disruptions caused by COVID-19, we strive to mitigate it's spread by remaining vigilant to the needs of our clients.
Advanced trauma skills and techniques in Trauma Services care, Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), and EMDR. Using multiple trauma, and crisis intervention models to assist with the development of emotional desensitization to trauma based events or situations. Individuals seeking treatment to their Complex Post Traumatic Stress (CPTSD) diagnosis as a result of traumatic events: Extreme abuses, combat (CES), torture, sexual assault, molestation, military sexual trauma (MST). Anxiety, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Trauma Related Disorder behavior. Critical Incident Stress Management Provider
Cheryl Wilson-Smith is a Certified Traumatologist, a member in good standing with the American Counseling Association, Association of Assessment and Research Counselors, Pennsylvania Counseling Association, and with the Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Professional Counselors. She specializes in trauma related disorders, etc.
We look forward to building a relationship with you. We have several Clinicians on staff to help you manage and ameliorate your trauma related symptoms, Shelby Brightbill M.A, LPC, CAADC, John Goldman M.A., LCSW, CAADC, Jenna Wolfe, M.A.,LPC CAADC, and Jennifer Wegman, M.B.A, M.A, P.C, C.C.S.P.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $50 - $170
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • ComPsych
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Geisinger
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • MHN | Health Net
  • Magellan
  • Military OneSource
  • MultiPlan
  • Non-Insured Clients Accepted
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • we do not accept medicaid
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 19 Years
  • License: Pennsylvania / PC006514

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: PESI-Evergreen Certifications / Certified Clinical Trauma Professional-117407
  • Certificate: Green Cross Academy of Traumatology- American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress / Certified Traumatologist- 01504270909
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Advanced Counseling and Research Services's Groups

Healing Techniques (Women's Grp-New Group Forming)

Our healing techniques group invites a wide variety of individuals to take part in psycho-educational skills based learning. This group is specifically designed to help any individual experiencing trauma related effects from mental health diagnosis (co-dependency, narcissistic abuse, dysfunctional family and more), relationship disbandment, and trauma related issues. This group is designed for individuals that are recovering from abusive or destructive relationships, addictive (trauma bonded) and anyone whom is or has dealt with negative relationships, physical, sexual, neglect, and emotionally abusive treatment. Please call today for details. 717-394-3994

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Healing Techniques: Building Coping Strategies

Healing Techniques: Building Coping Strategies for Everyday Stressors in the Midst of a Global Pandemic is a group empowering members to develop effective coping strategies for stress brought on by the trauma of living through the COVID-19 pandemic. We meet on Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 PM via Zoom Cost: $50 per session Dates for 2021 9/29/21, 10/6/21, 10/13/21, 10/20/21, 10/27/21 11/3/21, 11/10/21, 11/17/21, 12/8/21, 12/15/21, 12/22/21

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Location

Advanced Counseling and Research Services
313 W Liberty St Suite 224
717-394-3994
Lancaster, PA 17603
Call Cheryl Wilson-Smith
(717) 964-8581
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Substance Use
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Crisis and Resiliency
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Blind Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Deaf Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Little Person Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Brainspotting
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rapid and Narrative Exposure Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Cheryl was a top graduate student of mine who demonstrated a wonderful depth and breadth of understanding, knowledge, and therapeutic skills.
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Advanced Counseling and Research Services, LPC, LMHC-FL, CCMHC, CCTP, CT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lancaster
Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC-FL, CCMHC, CCTP, CT