Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT

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Advanced Counseling and Research Services, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lancaster
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Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT


Location

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

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Cheryl Wilson-Smith, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, CT
Dr Paul West, LPC
Tom Meredith, M.A., LPC, CAADC
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
(717) 964-8581

Advanced trauma skills and techniques in Trauma informed care, and Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE). 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, & PTSD & Trauma Related Disorder treatments. 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 substance abuse and trauma related disorders.

Tom Meredith is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is also certified as an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). Tom provides individual, group, and family counseling on the premise that we desire a vital, authentic, honest, kind, and open engagement with life. He believes we all seek genuine, and sustainable relationships.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Virginia Tech
  • Year Graduated: 1992
  • License and State: PC002281 Pennsylvania

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $30 - $170
Pay By: 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
  • ComPsych
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Federal Services
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Military OneSource
  • Non-Insured Clients Accepted
  • Non-network billing available for most insurances
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • 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

Advanced Counseling and Research Services's Groups

Healing Techniques (Women's Group)

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 (addiction and neglect & abuse)

Working hard on sobriety! Need a community that understands- Tired of not finding a path to healing? Healing Techniques for those working hard on their sobriety and looking for that extra group to help them bridge gaps between individual therapy, and AA or other 12 step community support groups. This group therapy is designed with you in mind. Healing Techniques for those wanting to start working on higher order therapeutic recovery and lifestyle alterations! MInd-set, and skills based systematic growth group therapy!

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Healing Techniques (focus on addiction-Mens group)

This healing techniques group is designed to assist those individuals working through trauma related histories and substance overuse, and dependency. This group provides psycho-education, and skills based knowledge therapy as a way to ameliorate symptomology. This group is intended to serve males who can share genuinely amongst themselves within the group therapy atmosphere.

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Location

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

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Cheryl Wilson-Smith, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, CT
Dr Paul West, LPC
Tom Meredith, M.A., LPC, CAADC
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
(717) 964-8581
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance Abuse
  • Codependency
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • 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
  • 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
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • 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+)
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • 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

Links

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Professional Connections

Cheryl was a top graduate student of mine who demonstrated a wonderful depth and breadth of understanding, knowledge, and therapeutic skills.
Dr. David Arena, PsyD, JD, MS, MEd, MBA
Dr. David Arena, PsyD, JD, MS, MEd, MBA
Licensed Professional Counselor

Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Advanced Counseling and Research Services, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT, Licensed Professional Counselor in Lancaster

Advanced Counseling and Research Services

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CCMHC, NCC, CT