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Nancy Van Saun, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Bipolar disorder Depression
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About me

Nancy has her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Albany and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Pennsylvania. She has had a wide variety of training and work experiences throughout her 26 years in practice including public mental health, pastoral counseling, forensic social work and family services.

Her areas of experience and training include: depression related to chronic pain/chronic illness. Post Traumatic Stress including childhood as well as adult trauma. Women's issues, serious and persistent mental illness including schizophrenia and bi-polar illness, family issues including parent/child and marital issues. Geriatrics and issues related to aging. Treats all symptoms associated with: depression, anxiety and disrupted relationships.

“I approach therapy by meeting the client where they are in their process of growth. I utilize a variety of treatment approaches including acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfullness, solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and insight oriented therapy.”

Professional experience

37yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Bipolar disorder Depression

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Codependency, Communication problems, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Mood disorders , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

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License information

PA LCSW CW013629