Erin Goedegebuure, LPC

Erin Goedegebuure

Erin Goedegebuure, LPC holds a Master’s in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from William Paterson University of New Jersey and an undergraduate degree from Susquehanna University, where she majored in Psychology and Spanish. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania and has been working in the Susquehanna Valley region for the past seven years.

Professional Background & Experience

I have experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness through both day-treatment programs and in one-to-one counseling. I have a special interest in working with at-risk adolescents, young adults, and the families of individuals affected by depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, adjustment disorders, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and school behavioral and/or academic concerns. In the past, I supervised therapists who conducted in-home services for at-risk adolescents. Additionally, I have held professional counseling groups on aggression, victim-awareness, coping with schizophrenia, and nutrition. I am also a Visiting Lecturer at Susquehanna University.

I am direct and pragmatic when I work with individuals and families. People come to therapy seeking answers and to make changes in their lives. I believe they also come with personal strengths (perhaps that they have forgotten), and I believe in using strengths-based interventions to help them. When doing the work of therapy, I employ a kind, genuine, and direct approach in order to best foster the therapist-client relationship, and facilitate the achievement of our collaboratively-determined treatment goals. I believe that tailoring interventions to fit the needs of the client is paramount to successful therapy. As a therapist, I play an active role in supporting my clients as they make positive behavioral and cognitive changes.

Education & Training

  • M.A. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, William Paterson University of New Jersey
  • B.A. in Psychology and Spanish, Susquehanna University

Certifications

  • Multisystemic Therapy (MST), Supervisor and Therapist
  • Facilitator in Victim-Community Awareness
  • Facilitator in Aggression Replacement Therapy (ART)

Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Personal Information

Personally, I am a wife and the mother of two young boys, Nolan and Teddy (Theodore). We spend time together playing in our yard, planting tomatoes, going out for ice cream, and reading books before bedtime. I also enjoy teaching, watching movies, traveling, reading novels, and eating good food.