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Pure Joy Counseling & Consulting ServicesGroup practice

Group practice
Anxiety - Couples counseling- Depression-Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- Relationship issues- Trauma-
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Practice Information

Pure Joy Counseling & Consulting Services offers a safe place where dedicated clinicians prioritize guiding individuals through their healing journey, offering profound support and strategies to navigate life's challenges. As compassionate professionals, they specialize in assisting clients experiencing various emotional struggles, such as irritability, sadness, trauma, relationship difficulties, addiction, loss, and adjustment issues.

These clinicians understand the complexity of human experiences and the importance of a safe, non-judgmental space for healing. They use evidence-based therapeutic approaches tailored to each client's unique needs, fostering a trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationship.

At Pure Joy Counseling, the focus extends beyond symptom management; it encompasses holistic growth, encouraging clients to cultivate self-awareness, resilience, and empowerment. The clinicians believe in the transformative power of therapy, offering tools and insights that allow individuals to release the weight of the past, rediscover joy, and realize their fullest potential.

The practice's commitment to supporting clients through life's trials is evident in their comprehensive approach, providing guidance in navigating difficult emotions, fostering healthier relationships, and aiding in the process of personal transformation. With a blend of empathy, expertise, and genuine care, the clinicians at Pure Joy Counseling strive to create an environment where clients can rejuvenate, heal, and ultimately embrace life with a renewed sense of purpose and happiness.

Through their dedication to holistic healing and growth, Pure Joy Counseling stands as a beacon of hope, reminding individuals that they are not alone on their journey towards emotional well-being and fulfillment.


What services does your practice offer?

We treat a number of mental health issues and life challenges while providing a neutral ground for individual therapy, couples counseling, marriage & family counseling, and group therapy. We utilize:

- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)-focuses on identifying and changing negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors to improve mood and overall well-being

- EMDR used to help people recover from the effects of trauma and other distressing life experiences.

- Gottman Method-an approach that focuses on helping couples strengthen their relationship and improve their communication skills.

- Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)-focuses on a goal-oriented approach that emphasizes finding solutions rather than dwelling on problems.

- Expressive Arts Therapy (EAT)-a holistic and non-verbal approach to therapy that encourages individuals to explore their emotions and experiences through creative expression in a non-judgmental and creative space

- Narrative therapy-focuses on helping individuals reframe and rewrite their personal narratives in a way that is more constructive and empowering

What are your practice's specialties?

At Pure Joy Counseling, our treatment specialization encompasses a diverse range of areas to aid individuals in navigating life's complexities. We focus on anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders, employing solution-focused therapy and trauma counseling to restore motivation, perspective, and joy. Utilizing varied approaches like Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, we assist in fostering self-relationship enhancement and stress management.

For those impacted by trauma, abuse, or PTSD, we offer a supportive path toward healing, addressing emotions like anxiety and fear lingering post-traumatic events.

We're dedicated to aiding in substance use recovery and codependency, believing in connection and hard work for healing. Additionally, our practice welcomes the LGBTQIA+ and supports racial identity exploration.

Addressing anger management, we offer techniques for conflict resolution and emotional regulation. Lastly, we guide individuals through life transitions, offering support for various challenges, including job changes, loss, and overall well-being adjustments.

Why should I choose your practice?

We provide an individualized therapeutic approach that focuses on knowing each client's specific needs, circumstances, and goals. Clinicians approach their role with empathy, making sure their clients feel heard and understood throughout the therapy process. Clinicians have an expansive backgrounds and specialized training in a variety of areas, allowing them to effectively address a wide range of emotional and psychological difficulties.

They value overall well-being and assist clients in achieving long-term positive change by using evidence-based therapeutic techniques and interventions adapted to each individual's requirements.

The practice emphasizes the need of creating a safe, non-judgmental nurturing environment that fosters trust and vulnerability, both of which are necessary for the therapeutic process.

We seek to empower clients by giving them tools, insights, and coping methods to help them handle life's obstacles on their own that extends beyond the therapy rooms.

Head of Practice's Licensure

Pennsylvania: PC011759


English, French, Haitian Creole


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Multiplan or PHCS
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$125 (150min)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)$150 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week