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Erika Gilmore, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Parenting issues Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

**Not Available for Evening Hours**
Erika Gilmore, M.S.Ed, LPC is an experienced psychotherapist with a diverse background in the mental health field. She has treated a range of clients such as toddlers, school age children, teenagers, and adults in individual and family counseling settings. Erika Graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, then began working with children and their families who were in different stages of permanency within the Adoption and Foster Care System.

Erika continued her work with aiding clients of all backgrounds and ages in processing through their life events and creating their own narrative while delivering Trauma-Focused services within the community, school, and outpatient setting. The past few years Erika has specialized in working with families who have experienced traumatic and stressful events in their lives, allowing them to create a joint-narrative, develop positive communication skills, learn effective ways of coping and strengthen bonds within the family. Erika also has experience with integrating other models within her practice depending on the needs of the client, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Structural Family Therapy, Psychoeducation/Parent Consultation, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness.

Erika believes that every client comes to her with individualized strengths and interests that can be built upon in a safe environment to develop positive coping skills and techniques to heal from the past and move towards a healthier future.

Professional experience

7yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Parenting issues Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Control issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Guilt and shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Self-love

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

PA LPC PC011769


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Erika Gilmore. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Erika has been nothing but helpful with my past sessions. Always kind and understanding while still getting to the root of the problem.

Written on Dec 01, 2021 after therapy with Erika for 1 year on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder

She is amazing and has helped me so much thus far I can’t wait to see after 6 months to a year how much more progress I can make with in myself with her help

Written on Jul 08, 2021 after therapy with Erika for 2 weeks

Erika's professionalism, positivity, focus and kindness are changing my life. She always manages to focus on the core of what I write, and is teaching me how to see the 'glass half full' perspective. This is much appreciated as I tend to be a bit of a loner and often get caught up in my own thoughts and perspectives, which can often lean towards the negative. This is the first time I have ever tried online counselling and it's been the best decision I've made in a long time. Thank you.

Written on Dec 16, 2020 after therapy with Erika for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt, self esteem, and coaching