Paula Tropiano, LPC, CCDP-Diplomate - Behavior Therapist & Addictions Specialist

Paula Tropiano, LPC, CCDP-Diplomate - Behavior Therapist & Addictions Specialist

Professions: Counseling, Psychotherapy, Coaching
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor - PC003871
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 19846
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Office 1
1503 McDaniel Drive
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 - United States
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Office 2
8612 Germantown Avenue
Regency Office Park
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118 - United States
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My approach is strength-based, collaborative and holistic. The foundation of our work together includes building your skills; increasing your awareness, sense of emotional stability, emotional intelligence, and resilience, along with helping you learn to advocate for yourself gracefully and effectively. These skills help reduce symptoms, disturbing emotions and difficulties and support the creation of a more manageable and fulfilling life. I am accustomed to collaborating with other healthcare professionals in the interest of my clients, including primary care physician, psychiatrist, and other specialists. I believe that my clients are resourceful individuals with insight and skill waiting to be tapped in the interest of improvement of their health and well-being.

Email or Call Paula Tropiano, LPC, CCDP-Diplomate - Behavior Therapist & Addictions Specialist at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19846

More Info About My Practice

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Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

- Addiction - chronic relapse
- Mood disorders - overwhelming emotions
- Complex situations where there are multiple issues occurring simultaneously. For example; addiction, pain, depression, and occupational problems.
- Life transitions; divorce, retirement and "empty nest."

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

Sometimes people ask me how I can listen to people's problems every day. I always tell them, I don't hear negatives as much as I hear about opportunity and possibilities!

There is always an opportunity for improvement. When clients can start to use their minds and strengths in more productive ways, things start to shift and change.

As quoted by Carl Jung - "Behind our wounds lie our greatest gifts".

It is an honor to work with people in the work of self development and to see the "real self emerge" from within.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Adults (21 years old and up). I am especially adept with working with:
    - Professionals, including executives, healthcare, law, pilots, etc., whose jobs involve accountability for the safety and well-being of others, who may be struggling with substance abuse or behavioral difficulties putting them at risk of negative fallout.
    - Coaching professionals moving towards retirement or exploring career change. Redefining priorities and goals.
    - Individuals who have been in therapy in the past who have had little positive outcome or who have had a history of chronic relapse with substances/ addiction.
    - Individuals with personality disorders/difficult traits which present ongoing problems.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Irritability
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Perfectionism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Shame
  • Somatization
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Positive Psychology

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