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Counselor / Therapist in Pompton Plains, NJ

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Eleanor M Buscher, MS, LPC NCC

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Eleanor M Buscher, MS, LPC
I believe there is an inner wisdom in each person. If this quiet, inner place of truth and understanding is heard, respected and trusted it will guide healing. I encourage people to have faith in themselves and their own healing process.

I have been practicing psychotherapy for 20 years. I treat adult individuals in an atmosphere of respect and privacy. I focus on educating people to understand themselves and learn skills to empower them to take charge of their lives. I teach clear, effective, communication skills and assertiveness to help people stand up for themselves and improve relationships.

To facilitate more complete healing I like a team approach combining nutrition, massage, acupuncture yoga and tai chi. Although I am in private practice I work with a network of practitioners.

I specialize in treating trauma whether it is single incident trauma or chronic, repeated trauma. I use body oriented approaches to psychotherapy such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Focusing as well as Ego State Therapy because I find them to produce quicker and more complete results.

I teach Focusing Classes in my office for a nominal fee so people can learn mindfulness and self awareness skills to use on their own outside of therapy sessions. I provide monthly practice sessions free of charge.
Bio
My undergrad degree from the Univ. of Detroit was in medical technology. I worked in hospitals and doctors offices. My medical background helps me bring a more rounded approach to psychotherapy.

Before going into private practice I first worked at Pathways Counseling Agency in Pompton Lakes, NJ where I developed and taught workshops in Anger Management and Developing Boundaries

I have been married for 47 years. I have 3 daughters and 8 grandchildren.

Other interests: Volunteer work in prison on retreats for inmates.
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Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Anger Management  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage Counseling
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Relationship Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Eating Disorders  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Certified EMDR Therapist (EMDRIA)  Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Education/Training
BS in Medical technology University of Detroit
MS in Pastoral Counseling Iona College, New Rochelle, NY
Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors
Advanced training and certification in EMDR
Advanced training and certification in Focusing
Memberships
American Counseling Association
New Jersey Counseling Association
New Jersey Mental Health Counseling Association
National Board for Certified Counselors
EMDR International Association
Focusing Institute
Payments Accepted
out of network insurance/ not a Medicare provider
Hours:week days and evenings
Cost/Session:sliding scale
License:NJ # 37PC00114700
Recommendations
Heidi Fischer, Spring Lake
I have been going to Eleanor for quite some time and have found her style of therapy to be extremely helpful. She provides a very safe and non-judgemental environment which allows you to face your issues, anxieties, memories, questions at your own pace. I find her focusing technique extremely helpful and productive in pin pointing what is at the center of my anxieties. By making room for all of your emotions or feelings about different issues you are able to separate and give attention to the most important issue at hand. I have suffered from severe depression and post traumatic stress and I have seen tremendous growth in both areas. I would highly recommend Eleanor Buscher to men and women alike.
Location
933 Rt 23 So
Suite 10
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