Lori is a Professional Counselor who works with clients to improve their view of themselves, strengthen interpersonal relationship skills to enhance communication with loved ones, and overall help them better their quality of life. Through an integrative approach using modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Lori tailors sessions to individual client needs. Lori sees the relationship between client and counselor as the most important aspect of the work, and aims to ensure clients are comfortable, feel accepted and heard, and can depend on a judgment-free space. Lori has worked with clients struggling with the process of divorce, infidelity, anxiety, depression, parenting skills, interpersonal relationship conflict, loss of a loved one, and more. Lori understands that everyone heals and grows at their own pace, and is cognizant of meeting clients where they are in their process with compassion, empathy and validation.
Lori received her undergraduate degree from Villanova University in Education and Spanish, and is a former high school Spanish teacher. She received her Master’s of Education as well as her Master’s of Clinical Counseling from Eastern University. Lori works part-time at WRC and part-time at Community Volunteers in Medicine, where she provides therapy sessions for Spanish-speaking clients. She is the mom of two teenage boys, has been married for 22 years, and enjoys running and tennis in her downtime. Lori is excited to be part of the WRC team and looks forward to reaching more clients in need!