Cory Ian Shafer LPC

Psychotherapist, Jungian, Hypnotherapy
Licensed Professional Counselor
20 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • All Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • All Chip
  • UBH
  • Geisinger
  • United Health Care

About Cory Ian Shafer LPC

Cory Ian Shafer is a Licensed Professional Counselor with his MS in Counseling from Marywood University. He has been practicing professionally in the counseling field since 2005 and has worked in the mental health field since 1999. He has experience in family therapy as well as individual therapy and has worked with children, adults and families. Cory operates as an Jungian-Existentialist however he realizes that many clients may need different approaches to achieve success he has also adopted an eclectic style of counseling in addition to his primary school of thought, he can utilize many different modalities of therapy depending on the what the client brings to their sessions. He has specialized with anxiety, depression and grief counseling and belongs to the Association for Death Education and Counseling and is actively pursuing his PhD in Transformative Studies and Certification as a Thanatologist. Cory is also an author and has recently published a book entitled "Dreams, Sessions and Observations-Poetry from Therapeutic Sessions", Cory has also just published his second book entitled "Using Nature to Heal your Emotions-A 30 day Journaling-Meditation Program". Cory is also available for Drug and Alcohol, Custody Evaluations and is available to function as a expert witness in court concerning Mental Health with children and adults. Cory is also an adjunct instructor at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke Pennsylvania where he instructs students in the field of psychology. He also provides Diagnostic Court evaluations and works as a corporate trainer and behavior analyst.

Cory Ian Shafer LPC Psychotherapist and Educator

Please call 570-332-2093 FOR AN APPOINTMENT TODAY. I am also available to provide supervision for the State of Pennsylvania for attainment of the License Professional Counselor License

Answers  (20)

My first reaction to this is that It sounds like you rely alot on the impressions and projections of the outside world, that you need validation from other people to compensate for a lack of something on the inside, build yourself up on the inside, work on yourself, use positive affirmations daily... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

This can be tough to do in this money-driven crazy world where many therapists are not taking cases pro-bono anymore and quite often charge exorbitant prices for sessions, however I would ask potential therapists if they do take any cases on pro-bono, I usually reserve some hours for people who... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Humans are social creatures so this can be an alarming thing for a parent to deal with, just like adults children are not the same and some children are more social than others, if he plays alone at recess (all the time) it would worry myself as well, however recess is only one domain of life, does... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

As a past sufferer of anxiety myself, I have learned that it is a natural part of life, it is a natural part of us, the longer we try to run from it the more it entangles us in its clutches, if we deny certain parts of ourselves we will become depressed or even oppressed, the only way to deal with... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

Suicide is not a natural way to pass from this Earth, so many times it can be EXTREMELY tough to deal with because of the "unnatural-ness" of the event. We may find ourselves feeling guilty that we did not see it or that we could've have done more or something to stop it, but often the fish in the... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.