milspaw_headshot_color_4x6_161226-1

Alexandra T. Milspaw, PhD, M.Ed., LPC
Specializes in trauma, sexual health, and chronic pain/illness

Dr. Milspaw is the founder and owner of 4Directions Counseling, LLC. She has been in practice for over 8 years. She provides professional consultations and trainings, specifically around sexuality issues, trauma, & pelvic and genital pain disorders. 
 
Dr. Milspaw is an AASECT-Certified Sex Therapist and a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania. She earned her Masters of Education in Read More 
To schedule with Dr. Milspaw, please call the main line at 484-894-1246.

Headshot_Charlie_Curtis_for_NGH
Charlie Curtis, BCH
Hypnotherapy Specialist

Dr. Charlie Curtis, BCH is Board Certified by the National Guild of Hypnotists. He helps with eating habits, smoking-cessation, and emotional stress of all kinds, and specializes in helping those with medical issues reduce pain, discomfort, and emotional distress. His passion is for teaching mindfulness meditation to clients and classes for increased wellness and peace of mind, to help them achieve results similar to those described in Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based-Cognitive-Therapy (MBCT) programs.He is an award-winning hypnotist on the continuing education faculty of NGH who has been teaching stress management to clients and classes since 1983. He is a Master Practitioner and Trainer in Neuro-Linguistic-Programming for the National Federation of NLP (www.nfnlp.com). He has been a life-long practitioner of various forms of meditation, especially mindfulness meditation and has taught mindfulness at Continuing Education Conferences. Read More about Charlie here

To set up an appointment, contact Charles Curtis directly at 610-781-1822. Fee is $120/hr.


untitled


Sara Edwards, M.Ed., M.Ed.
Specializes in LGBTQIA and sex therapy

Sara Edwards has been practicing education and counseling for the last five years.  She has received a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology and Human Services from Lehigh University, and a Masters of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University.  Working with clients around relationship and sexuality topics is her passion. She has experience working with addictions, anxiety and depression, trauma and stress management, and sexual and domestic violence.  Sara also has experience working in public health in higher education, and enjoys working to improve the local communities.  Most recently, Sara has been working to improve outreach in the community by creating group therapy programs for womens’ sexual empowerment and creating community support for individuals who identify as transgender or gender nonbinary.

You can schedule directly with Sara by calling 657-235-2656.


jessica


Jessica Day, M.Ed.
Specializes in Children and Adolescents

Jessica Day earned her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health at Kutztown University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from West Chester University in 2015 where she was awarded the Psychology Department’s Academic Achievement Award and graduated summa cum laude. Jessica specializes in working with children and adolescents, and has been a therapeutic staff support for non neuro-typical Read More

You can schedule directly with Jessica by calling 484-524-2859.


khadija headshot

Khadija Salim, M.Ed.
Specializes in addiction and trauma

Khadija earned her Masters of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Kutztown University. She is passionate about and has experience in working with clients struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, and addictions. She utilizes an integrative approach in supporting individuals to meet their unique goals, while nourishing resiliency, self-acceptance and growth. It is her belief that through advocacy, education, non-judgment, and compassion that individuals can gain emotional healing and freedom.

She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Master Neuro-Linguistic Programmer (NLP), Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) trainer, and a Certified Consulting Hypnotist. She has been published in an academic journal, and has presented her research at numerous conferences. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and Chi Sigma Iota.

You can schedule directly with Khadija by calling 484-347-4350.


SM Photo

Stewart Maloney, M.Ed.
Specializes in working with males and blended families

Stewart enjoys working with a variety of clients, including those experiencing anxiety and/or depression, trauma, worry, relationship challenges, and blended family challenges, to name a few. He collaborates with clients to meet their most essential, immediate goals, and works to promote long-term wellness by identifying a person’s innate strengths and resourcefulness. Stewart also works well with matters concerning masculinity and the “male” perspective in general, and men seeking to better understand or support their partners. That said, he uses the term “male” loosely and welcomes clients of any orientation/identity.

In addition to his counseling experience, Stewart has extensive experience in the “corporate world” and enjoys working with people seeking change or guidance in their career/educational path, or seeking a better work-life balance. Stewart received his bachelor’s degree from Widener University in 2012 and his Master’s degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in 2016. Formal trainings include, but are not limited to Psychodynamic Psychology, Action-method treatments (aka “Psychodrama”), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Focusing techniques.

You can schedule directly with Stewart by calling 484-403-6809.


EJ“EJ” Elizabeth Jackson
Addiction Specialist
Elizabeth Jackson, “EJ”, is a dynamic inspirational speaker/seminar leader/clinical trainer and interviewer and has a monthly community outreach TV program on BCTV.org. She is a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC, CCS, CCPG), Certified Master NLP (NeuroLinguistic Programming) Practitioner, Certified MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) trainer and a Board Certified Hypnotist in practice for 30+ years. In addition, she presents trainings under the PA Department of Drug & Alcohol for clinicians and other professionals. Read more about EJ here.
Email EJ at EJ@4DCounseling.com to schedule with her directly. You can also send a form here through our website and request EJ as your clinician.
EJ will mainly be available at our Allentown location beginning Fall 2018.

IMG_3330April Pilz, LMT
Specializes in chronic pain and trauma

Licensed Massage Therapist, PA License #MSG005402

April Pilz has been practicing professional massage therapy in the Lehigh Valley since 2001. She studied Integrated Massage Therapy at Lehigh Valley Healing Arts Academy and continues to study new modalities and refine her skills every year. She specializes in the treatment of chronic pain caused by ongoing health conditions such as fibromyalgia and injuries caused by repetitive strain or trauma. April is a member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) and holds a current Massage Therapy License in Pennsylvania. More information at www.aprilpilzlmt.com