Erin M. Phifer, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor

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  Children are imaginative, creative, and delightful. Yet, many children suffer from learning disorders, cognitive deficiencies, & social delays creating  educational, behavioral, and emotional difficulties.  Parents often struggle with the appropriate treatment solutions for these issues.    
   Discovering the appropriate treatment for children with numerous issues requiring treatment is overwhelming and worrisome for many families. The search for qualified & knowledgable professionals may lead to frustration due to conflicting and contradictory opinions. 
   Erin Phifer, M.A., LPC    
offers a comprehensive treatment approach addressing cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and social difficulties simultaneously. After initial parental consultation and assessment of the child's developmental and emotional difficulties,  she prioritizes treatment recommendations meeting the most urgent needs of the family and child. Erin's therapeutic approach may include a combination of: Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Parent Education/Training, Learning Therapy developing visual imagery for reading, spelling, and comprehension, Social Skills Group, and Auditory Integration Training. Through this "Puzzle Piece" treatment methodology, she is able to foster happiness and health for the entire family system.

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 Erin M. Phifer, M.A., LPC  
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pecializes in therapeutic services aiding children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with:
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Asperger's Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Receptive &/or Expressive Language Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Hyperlexia

        
Services Offered:
 

 Learning Therapy 

Reading/Spelling, Writing, Math, Language Expression, & Comprehension
 
utilizing the Lindamood-Bell Programs. These programs develop permanent cognitive processes fundamental to all learning through the use of visual imagery. For Additional Information about these programs, visit:            
           www.lindamoodbell.com 

        Individual and Family Counseling

Promoting behavioral and  cognitive  approaches  fostering independence and critical thinking abilities   

        
Parent Education/Consultation

Supporting behavioral, emotional, and social issues accompanying childhood developmental disorders, learning disabilities, and spectrum disorders.

        
Social Skills Groups

Small group intervention developing language skills, visual imagery, and social/emotional intelligence. Groups formed according to age and developmental needs.

Group Intervention based upon Erin's Program and Publication: 


Boosting the Mind's Eye: Visualizing for Social and Emotional Intelligence
(Phifer, 2008)

 

 



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