Dr. Iris Pfeffer


About Me

An experienced professional, I offer forty five years of psychotherapy in a variety of areas. I am especially conversant in working with depression, anxiety, Bi polar Disorder, personality disorders, family/couple issues, social anxiety, life transitions and trauma. I work with adults, senior adults and adolescents over 13 years of age.
Although I work with warm and compassion, I am also practical and knowledge based helping you move forward toward your goals.
I utilize many models of treatment including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Supportive Counseling, Client Focused Therapy, Inner Child Healing and Trauma Based Counseling.
Mental Health Counseling is a valuable tool for those who are facing life's challenges. Each of my clients, unique and significant, will experience the best I have to offer striving to meet their needs. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you soon.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 45

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Iris Pfeffer. 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.

Written on Aug 28, 2022 after therapy with Iris for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Dr. Pfeffer is kind, understanding and gives several different options of advice! It’s nice that one may make sense or work, while one may not. She understands that and uses that in her communication with me! I’m glad I started talking to Dr. Pfeffer and working with better help!

Written on Aug 24, 2022 after therapy with Iris for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coaching, and adhd

Dr. Pfeffer is a compassionate knowledgeable gifted therapist. She is a great listener and is well versed in all cognitive behavioral issues. Truly a pleasure to work with. The sessions are effortless and meaningful every time.

Written on Jul 20, 2022 after therapy with Iris for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, and coping with life changes

Very good at assessing my needs

Work with me!