Kelly Nixon Burns

Kelly Nixon Burns, MA, LPC, NCC

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and English from Kutztown University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from Alvernia University.

Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor. Kelly has experience treating Mental Health in Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient Therapy, Individual, Group and Couple’s Counseling.

Kelly has had experience treating Substance Use and Addiction clients in several levels of care as well: Inpatient Treatment, Methadone Assisted Treatment, Individual, Group and Couples Counseling. Kelly’s therapeutic approaches are best suited to empower clients to reduce or eliminate symptoms from depression, anxiety, trauma responses, grief and loss, relationship distress, phase of life changes and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Kelly’s core philosophy revolves around liberating and expanding a client’s self awareness in order to create a life lived peacefully and authentically. CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Adlerian and Experiential are among her eclectic modalities enthusiastically employed.

Education:

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and English from Kutztown University and a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling from Alvernia University. Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor.

Experience:

Kelly has experience treating Mental Health in Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient Therapy, Individual, Group and Couple’s Counseling, Substance Use and Addiction clients in several levels of care as well: Inpatient Treatment, Methadone Assisted Treatment, Individual, Group and Couples Counseling.

Kelly’s therapeutic approaches are best suited to empower clients to reduce or eliminate symptoms from depression, anxiety, trauma responses, grief and loss, relationship distress, phase of life changes and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Kelly’s core philosophy revolves around liberating and expanding a client’s self awareness in order to create a life lived peacefully and authentically. CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, Adlerian and Experiential are among her eclectic modalities enthusiastically employed.

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self Esteem
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Client Focus:

  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

Issues:

  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Approach:

 Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

 Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Call 484-709-2441 to book an appointment today.