Advanced Counseling and Research Services, MA, EdD, LPC, NCC, CT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lancaster
Advanced trauma skills and techniques in Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE). Trauma informed therapist using multiple crisis intervention models to assist with the development of emotional desensitization to particular trauma based events or situations. Clients range across the lifespan. All genders welcome. Consisting of those individuals seeking treatment to their Complex Post Traumatic Stress (CPTSD), & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) diagnosis as a result of extreme abuse, torture, combat (CES), sexual assault, molestation, military sexual trauma (MST). Dissociative Disorders, Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Delusional Disorders, & Trauma Related Disorders. Critical Incident Stress Management Provider (CISM).
Cheryl Wilson-Smith, is a certified traumatologist, a member in good standing with the American Counseling Association, Pennsylvania Counseling Association and with the Pennsylvania Association of Licensed Professional Counselors. She specializes in trauma and crisis.
Dr. Paul West,LPC,NCC,heads this practice with over 30 years as a clinician and supervisor. He also is a member in good standing of both American Counseling Association & "Past President" of Pennsylvania Counseling Association.
Call or Email Advanced Counseling and Research Services for a free phone consultation now - (717) 964-8581

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Virginia Tech
  • Year Graduated: 1992
  • License No. and State: PC002281 Pennsylvania

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $170
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CHIP | Children's Program
  • ComPsych
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Military OneSource
  • Non-Insured Clients Accepted
  • Non-network billing available for most insurances
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: PC006514 Pennsylvania
  • Certificate: Green Cross Academy of Traumatology / Certified Traumatologist
  • Certificate Date: 2014

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Addiction

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • 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
  • 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
  • Substance Abuse
  • 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
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • State Licensure Supervision
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma Focused
  • Trauma and Prolonged Exposure Supervision

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2018
Advanced Counseling and Research Services, MA, EdD, LPC, NCC, CT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lancaster

Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT