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Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Frumin
P.O. Box 68
Narberth, PA 19072
elizabethfrumin@comcast.net

"Sometimes we have to risk taking a different path in order to arrive at a different place"

 

Individual Counsel, Therapy, and Support [back to top]
Elizabeth offers psychotherapy and counseling for individuals dealing with various psychological and life difficulties.
She supports people in developing tools and skills for augmenting their well being and happiness. Clients are better able to accept and manage life’s challenges, and can overcome difficulties in relationships, family, work, creativity and self-esteem. Her clients live more successful, joyful and meaningful lives. She brings a spiritual focus to her work, with compassion, kindness, courage, strength and discipline to those she reaches.
Elizabeth uses techniques from gestalt therapy, psychodynamic therapy, Rogerian psychotherapy, prayer therapy, cognitive therapy, neurolinguistic programming, stress management, trauma recovery and creative arts therapy- helping people experience more harmony in their body, mind and emotions.

Movement and Expressive Therapy Work [back to top]
Movement-oriented psychotherapy uses movement, creative expression, education and psychotherapy to liberate and redirect physical, emotional, mental and unconscious imbalances for greater peace and well-being within the psyche. Various therapeutic supports are provided for reestablishing harmony, balance and health for the person. In an environment of safety and caring, the work can offer awareness and techniques for individuals, couples and their families.This form of therapy can often be helpful for people suffering from difficulties with body image, self esteem, trauma recovery and recovery from addictions.

Personalized Relaxation and Meditation Training [back to top]
Individualized sessions help develop skills and techniques for managing and reducing stress. The client increases their experience of relaxation and inner peace through this personalized program.

Spirituality and Prayer [back to top]
This work helps the individual develop and recognize a personal and practical spirituality. The sessions can assist individuals with difficulties such as illness, conflict in family life and other life challenges and transitions. Personalized techniques for prayer, meditation and guidance are shared-helping the person integrate, recognize and experience higher power, spirit and God more consciously. Non-denominational and non-sectarian in approach, Elizabeth honors her clients religious orientation and focus.

Coaching [back to top]
What is coaching and how can it help you?
From the Federation of Coaches: "Professional coaches provide an ongoing partnership designed to help clients produce fulfilling results in their personal and professional lives. Coaches help people improve their performances and enhance the quality of their lives."
Coaching is an interactive process that helps individuals and organizations to develop more rapidly and produce more satisfying results. Coaches work with clients in all areas including business, career, finances, health and relationships. As a result of coaching, clients set better goals, take more action, make better decisions, and more fully use their natural strengths.
Coaches are trained to listen and observe, to customize their approach to the individual client's needs, and to elicit solutions and strategies from the client. They believe that the client is naturally creative and resourceful and that the coach's job is to provide support to enhance the skills, resources, and creativity that the client already has. While the coach provides feedback and an objective perspective, the client is responsible for taking the steps to produce the results he or she desires. Coaching does not focus directly on relieving psychological pain or treating cognitive or emotional disorders.

Elizabeth coaches in the following areas:

1. Personal/Life Coaching:

Life planning, Life vision and enhancement, Self care, Spirituality, Relationships (Singles, couples, families, etc.), Health & Fitness, Creativity, Financial Freedom, Organization, Children/Teens/College Students

2. Career/Transition Coaching:
People in career transition, people with a big career decision to make, people struggling with the decision of whether to stay in a job, people who would like to work with a coach to help them with specific evaluation criteria for their company, future or career satisfaction; determining ones readiness to strike out on their own or look for another career.

Group Support, Education and Therapy [back to top]

Group support and therapy can catalyze and increase the healing and effectiveness of therapy for a client. This can occur in dynamic and interractional ways. Group therapy may be more successful for a person at a particular time in a clients’ psychological and social development than in what individual therapy can offer.

Creative Movement, Dance, Art and Play
This group is designed for individuals interested in using the expressive arts for personal growth, development and greater freedom of expression. Exercises, games; and activities utilizing the creative arts and visualization process are used in an environment where participants can work through creative blocks, build healing, body/mind integration and greater self love and acceptance.

Anger, Resentment, Loss, and Love: A Workshop Toward Peace
This workshop is designed to help individuals deal with feelings of anger, resentment, disappointment, and loss. By acknowledging, accepting, expressing, and loving emotions that may have been withheld and neglected, this workshop offers opportunities to reestablish a loving relationship with oneself, one’s loved ones, and one’s past.; Using expressive arts therapies including cognitive reframing, personal reflection and coaching, therapeutic interventions, contemplation, and forgiveness, this workshop aims to support health and psychological well being through the power of love and to establish peace in the hearts of participants.

Women in Midlife and Beyond: A Weekly Support Group Exploring the Issues and Concerns of Women 40 and Older
Join us for an exploration of aging and health challenges, relationships, family, work, creativity and spirituality as they impact women in midlife. As a group we research entirely new potential at this exciting time in life, including the reunion of the masculine and feminine within the psyche. This group will involve talking, writing, visualizing, practicing inner listening, working in the field visualization and the use of the imagination; discovering the gifts of aging and maturity in personal development; exploring the wisdom and creativity, rebirth and growth available in midlife as a natural part of this period; and opening up to inner and spiritual awareness as an asset and ally.

Spiritual Support for Women: A Support Group Focusing on Renewing Perspective Through Awareness of the Spirit
The focus of this group is to assist individuals in experiencing, recognizing and integrating spirituality in their daily lives. Through lectures, discussion, dialogue, partner and solo exercises, meditation, writing and creative art activities, we hope to know and live the spiritual as a practical reality.

Gay Men’s Recovery Group
This group offers an opportunity for gay men in recovery to let go of limiting patterns that restrict one’s well being, and establish a healthier relationship with one self, other people and one’s body in life, sobriety, and relationships.

In this group you can:

* Experience a time for exploration, nurturing and discovering one’s true self and intelligence as men.
* Strengthen healthy communication, healing and community in recovery.
* Gather with men for more self awareness, understanding, support and healing.
* Be guided in processing issues that may arise for you in a caring and therapeutic environment

For Information contact Dr. Rev. Elizabeth Frumin 610-667-8353

Elizabeth Frumin has worked as a therapist in the field of psychotherapy, addictions therapy and therapeutic movement for over 25 years. She brings a kindness, honor and compassion to her clients for the healing of memories and past trauma. As a minister and coach, she supports people in finding their own spirituality.

Possible Areas of Discussion

One’s Fantasy life, Acting out behaviors and coping skills, building connection and intimacy with men, relationship to the feminine -What have your relationships with women and men been like?

What kind of men/women are you attracted to? As mentors, role models, as partners? What do these attractions and disinterest tell you about yourself?

How has homophobia affected one’s choices: in work; with partners and relationships, in fantasy, in awareness and conception of higher power, Self Image?

How does body image, HIV and issues of intimacy play a role in one’s life and identification? How can you create a more healthy, creative and successful life?

Women in Recovery-Embracing the Feminine Strength [back to top]
Many women know the interrelated nature of the body, mind and spirit and that one’s well-being is connected to discovering, recognizing and learning about how all these aspects are at play in having a sober, joyful and fulfilling life.

This support and therapy group offers women an opportunity to let go of limiting patterns that restrict one’s well being. Help yourself establish healthier relationships with others, one self and one’s life, as individuals and in relationships with partners, children, personal history, and one’s creativity in sobriety.

In this group you can:

* Experience a time for exploration, nurturing and discovering one’s true self and effective coping tools for recovery.
* Find healing, wisdom and community with other women in recovery.
* Gather with women of various ages to recognize and work with the strengths and opportunities of being a woman.
* Be guided in processing issues and challenges that may arise for you in a caring and therapeutic environment

Singles Support Group [back to top]
People in recovery for sexual addiction and abuse often find it challenging to separate their addictive responses and reactions as they enter the world of dating and healthy partnership. This semimonthly group offers support for individuals in this phase of their recovery and development.

Spirituality Support Group [back to top]
People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when the darkness sets in,
their true beauty is revealed only
if there is a Light from within.

Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Higher Power is the foundation of recovery and is necessary in nurturing a meaningful and sober life. Many people in recovery have a hard time finding their personal relationship with Spirit, in a way that is real, practical and meaningful. This semimonthly group will support people in this journey with discussion, guided meditation, life meaning exercises, reading, and reflection.

For Information contact Dr. Rev. Elizabeth Frumin 610-667-8353

Elizabeth Frumin has worked as a therapist in the field of psychotherapy, addictions therapy and therapeutic movement for over 25 years. She brings a kindness, honor and compassion to her clients for the healing of memories and past trauma. In her role as a minister, she supports people in recognizing. claiming and honoring one’s unique contributions and gifts.

Move and Dance to Recovery [back to top]
Dance therapy is based on the premise that the body and mind are interrelated, that the state of the body can affect the mental and emotional well-being of a person, both positively and negatively.

This group offers an opportunity for people in recovery to let go of limiting patterns that restrict one’s well being, and help establish a healthier relationship with one self, other people and one’s body in sobriety.

In this group you can:

* Experience a creative time for exploration, nurturing and discovering one’s true self and body intelligence.
* Find self-expression, healing and community in recovery.
* Gather with people of various ages, sizes and shapes for authentic expression, understanding and movement.
* Be guided in processing issues that may arise for you in a caring and therapeutic environment

For Information contact Dr. Rev. Elizabeth Frumin 610-667-8353

Elizabeth Frumin has worked as a therapist in the field of addictions therapy and therapeutic movement for over 25 years. She brings a kindness, honor and compassion to her clients for the healing of memories and past trauma.

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[Individual Counsel, Therapy, and Support]
[Movement and expressive Therapy Work]
[Personalized Relaxation and Meditation Training]
[ Spirituality and Prayer]
[Coaching]
[Group Support, Education and Therapy]