Counselor / Therapist
Jacqueline Scharff, RN, PMHCNS, BC, LMFT,LCNS photo
Jacqueline Scharff, RN, PMHCNS, BC, LMFT,LCNS
Jacqueline Scharff
WynnewoodPA 19096
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Practice Information:
During the past 35 years I have devoted my energy to learning numerous ways to promote emotional health and make healing possible for individuals, couples, and families. i practice holistically, combining trauma recovery theories and treatments with a fundamental basis in Intergenerational Family Therapy, based on Contextual Family Therapy and Family Systems Theory. in addition i use EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Psychodynamic Therapy, TFT (Thought Field Therapy), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Focusing, Sand Tray Therapy, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Allowing the mind/body connection to strengthen promotes the individuality of each therapy session and experience.
I work with each person to identify and diminish personal impediments to a healthy , functional life.
Bio:
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing. I am an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Clinical member and Approved Supervisor. I am an Approved Consultant for the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association.
I have served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Nursing from 1979 to the present, where I am currently mentoring new clinical faculty. I was the Director of the Clinical School of Marriage and Family Therapy of the Family Institute of Philadelphia from 1987 to 1998. I have done numerous workshops and classes on family therapy, trauma treatment, EMDR, and complex PTSD.
I have been in Private Practice since 1976 which I continue to enjoy.
Practice Areas:
 Counseling / Therapy
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Chronic Illness
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Eating Disorders
 Grief and Loss
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
Certifications:
 EMDR Approved Consultant (EMDRIA)
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
 Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN)
 Psychotherapy (MA)
Education:
Bachelor Of Science in Nursing and Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Master of Arts in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, New York University
Post Graduate Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate, Family Institute of Philadelphia
Trained Practitioner in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing from the EMDR Institute
Sand Tray Therapy training from the Child and Family Play Center, Philadelphia PA
Payments Accepted:
Cash, check, out of network insurance
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