Wendy is a psychotherapist specializing in grief counseling related to a range of losses. She works privately with individuals, couples and families, and also facilitates group therapy focused on grief psychoeducation and counseling, therapeutic yoga practices for the integration of grief, stress, and life transitions, coping with anxiety and depression and cultivating self-esteem. Wendy maintains a private practice in Bethlehem, PA, and works with community partners to provide accessible services in a broad range of settings.
With a background working on Wall Street as an investment professional, Wendy made a her own life transition to the field of mental health and then to Hospice Bereavement Care work. Wendy completed her master's degree in Counseling and Human Services at Lehigh University College of Education, and she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are counseling for Grief, Bereavement & Integrating Loss; Relationships, Divorce & Parenting; Job Loss, Changes & Retirement; Terminal Illness & Loss of Health; Anxiety, Depression & Coping; Stress Management, Health & Well-being; and Personal Awareness & Growth.
In addition to her private counseling practice and her Giving Grief a Voice community program, Wendy has presented at Pennsylvania Hospice Network Annual conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Managing Change and How to Establish a Yoga for Grief program as part of overall bereavement support required of hospices.
Wendy is an integrated therapist. Her therapeutic approach is based on a warm, respectful and collaborative relationship and her objective is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Education: Lehigh University, BS, Business Administration
Lehigh University, MBA
Lehigh University, M.Ed., Counseling & Human Services
Licensed Professional Counselor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Registered Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance
Professional Member, American Counseling Association