Patricia was a volunteer at a Childrens Hospital for the physically and mentally challenged while in high school. She also was a volunteer in a drop in center for troubled youth. Patricia obtained a BA in Psychology, Minor in Philosophy and Secondary Education Certification during her undergraduate years. Patricia received a Masters of Science in Community Counseling, National Board Certification, and PA State licensure for Professional Counselor. Patricia was gainfully employed for several years working with mentally and physically challenged individuals with problems ranging from abuse to severe psychosis. She provided healing therapy and support to 120 residents and family members for 14 years in a long term care setting. Patricia served the Court as Guardian of Person for 8 years. She also provided therapeutic intervention to hospitalized patients in a behavioral health unit for a few years. Patricia has a private practice counseling service.
Patricia believes that establishing trust and providing a safe setting to clients is most important for therapy to be successful. Patricia works as a team member with the client who decides what to work on. Patricia believes and was trained that the role of the counselor is to teach others how to solve his or her problem areas and learn to cope with situations that have no resolution.
Patricia Krenitsky ReachesScranton PA