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A Message to our Clients: COVID-19
In response to the health advisories to limit the spread of COVID-19, we are offering virtual sessions entirely beginning Thursday, 3/19/2020 until further notice.
We believe a strong therapeutic relationship is the most important piece of therapy. Our therapists focus on building a foundation of trust and support with each client to create a path for safe exploration. This leads to self understanding that allows for long term healing.
We believe psycho education is a key component of healthy change. Our clinical focus is to educate clients, help them understand why they do what they do and implement skills that facilitate a healthy well being and lifestyle.
In individual therapy, the client meets with a therapist one time per week. We use a team approach to identify goals, process and work toward healthy, sustainable change. Session frequency is adjusted based on the client’s needs and progress.
Grief counseling is a specialized therapy designed for clients coping with loss. There are many different forms of loss. Some of the examples include life transitions, end of a relationship or the death of a loved one. Grief counseling allows clients to explore the loss in a guided setting where feelings can safely be explored. Clients learn about the different types of loss to build understanding with their own. We focus on accommodation skills to work toward giving meaning to the loss in the present. We work with building connections to core feelings by leaning in and out of the grief. There is strong focus on healthy coping and regulation skills to help manage grief and reduce emotional fatigue.
A traumatic event is anything the brain considers to be too much to handle. What may be traumatic for one person may not be for another. If you are coping with trauma, it can feel like you’re always in crisis and reactive to everything going on around you. The reason you feel like you are in crisis is because you are... because your brain thinks you are...even when there is no indication of a real, actual threat to your safety. In trauma treatment, clients learn how traumatic events change the operation of the brain, and how your brain is actually acting in good faith to keep you safe. Clients learn a series of skills to teach safety to the brain in the present. Trauma treatment is highly effective in helping the brain learn to experience life outside of the crisis. This allows for healthy and rational experiences where a person can respond to what is in front of them instead of reacting.
Life coaching is a partnership between coach and client that works in the present and focuses on building and achieving goals for the future. It’s focus is to break unhealthy belief patterns that inhibit positive change. Motivational techniques are used to build confidence, find purpose and gain insight into a healthy and fulfilling life. Life coaching can benefit clients dealing with motivational difficulties, self doubt, procrastination, feeling lost, needing direction with a career or those looking to make a significant change in their lives.
Relationships work in patterns of rupture and repair. There are ruptures in every type of relationship we have. Problems can arise when there are too many ruptures and not enough repair. Couples counseling is designed to help partners communicate effectively, learn each other’s needs, heal issues from the past and rehabilitate the relationship.
Lori Fetter is a Licensed Professional Counselor with specialties in Grief & Loss and Trauma Therapy. She is recognized as a National Certified Counselor. Lori received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and graduated with a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University in 2008.
Lori began her career working with people struggling with drug & alcohol addiction. In this time, she developed a strong interest in trauma and began learning about trauma work. While still with the agency, she joined a group practice after receiving licensure as a professional counselor in 2012. Lori started her own practice in the summer of 2013, where she primarily practiced trauma techniques and therapy.
In the fall of 2014, Lori left the agency to focus on her practice full time. She built a therapeutic foundation in AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) from 2014-2015. She received certification as a Grief Counselor in the winter of 2015 through the American Institute of Health Care Professionals. She went on to become a Clinical Trauma Professional in 2017 and received certification in 2018. Lori often refers to trauma as a language... “if you’re sitting in my chair and instantly know what I’m talking about, you’re in the right place.”
Lori is a versed and seasoned therapist. She helps men, women and teens through a wide range of issues from managing stress, anxiety/depression to marriage/couples issues, divorce, grief & loss, adjustments & transitions, parenting issues to sexual assault/abuse and other traumatic events. She uses techniques from a variety of therapeutic approaches to meet clients where they are and help them reach their goals.
In addition to her clinical work, Lori supervises Master’s level clinicians for professional licensure. She is active in the community and her Practice is a member of The Chamber of Commerce of Westmoreland County. She has been a guest on Business Talk Radio One NYC for her perspective as a business owner during the COVID 19 pandemic. She supports community events, local businesses and foundations. She has served as a community sponsor for recreational sports teams for kids in Greensburg.
Bri Koeser is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Life Coach.
Bri graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seton Hill University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. In 2017, Bri received a Master’s of Science in Professional Counseling from Carlow University. She interned at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) where she worked with children, adolescents and adults as an administrator and interpreter of neuropsychological testing. She helped individuals coping with ADHD, traumatic brain injury, and mood disorders. In addition to AGH, Bri interned at Mercy Behavioral Health’s Partial Hospitalization and Acute Stabilization Unit. In this role, she provided group and individual therapy to people suffering from severe and persistent mental health, trauma, and grief & loss issues.
Bri began working at an agency in the beginning of 2018. She provides group and individual therapy to teens and adults struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma and adjustment issues.
Bri joined Loriann Fetter Counseling & Psychotherapy in the spring of 2019 as a therapist and Certified Life Coach. She is now a Licensed Professional Counselor and works with teens and adults coping with an array of issues from depression, anxiety, adjustment issues and trauma to major life transitions including grief & loss. Bri helps teens, men and women build skills for sustainable emotional health and positive motivation.
Bri uses an emotion focused approach. She believes that through the safety and security of a positive therapeutic relationship, people can explore the pain of the past, make connections to present day issues, and build a foundation of skills and knowledge to create a full and happy life.
Kevan Schneider is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and National Certified Counselor. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011. He went on to receive a Masters of Art degree in Clinical Mental Health from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2013.
Kevan began his career at an agency working with individuals struggling with addiction and mental health issues. He joined the treatment team of a juvenile inpatient placement facility in June of 2016. There, he broadened the scope of his work in grief/loss and trauma and earned certification as a Clinical Trauma Professional. Kevan worked closely with adolescent boys to help them process and heal from traumatic events. His goal was to help them form healthy, successful relationships and coping skills for a bright future.
Kevan joined Loriann Fetter Counseling & Psychotherapy in the fall of 2019. As long time colleagues, Lori and Kevan worked together at the agency and since through consultation. Kevan works with adults and teens coping with a wide array of issues including trauma, grief and loss, adjustments/transitions, anxiety and depression, etc.
Kevan practices from an emotion based perspective and uses experiential exercises in his therapeutic approach. He believes that therapy can help people accommodate pain from the past. Kevan helps clients develop healthy coping skills to better manage current and future situations. He aims to create a safe space that allows for exploration and better understanding of emotions and behaviors. He helps clients define what they want to change and aims to build self-confidence to help each client reach their fullest potential. Kevan is open, understanding and empathetic. He is an active and attentive listener and provides feedback and encouragement for healthy change.
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**Life Coaching sessions are self pay $95.00
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Therapy and coaching sessions are 50 minutes. Most commercial insurance plans are accepted. Self pay session cost is available for those who do not have insurance. Self pay cost is $95.00 per session.
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1225 South Main Street, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601, United States
Phone: (412) 610-2221
09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Sessions are by Appointment:
Monday- Thursday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Closed: Saturday & Sunday