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About Steve Zaffer, MA, LPCC

Steve Zaffer is an independently licensed counselor specializing in Children, Teens, Adults and Couples Counseling.  He specializes in Trauma, Substance Abuse, Anxiety and Depression. Steve is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. Steve integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.


EDUCATION:
University of New Mexico BA Psychology and Philosophy
Webster University MA Counseling

Training

  • EMDR trained by EMDR International Association EMDRIA
    • EMDR for Dissociative Disorders 
    • EMDR Flash Technique
    • Integrated EMDR for Headaches and Migraines
  • Internal Family Systems 
  • Coherence Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Sand Tray and Sand Play
  • Play Therapy

License, Certifications & Awards

  • National Board Certified Counselor
  • Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Certified Trauma Professional 

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • NBCC  
  • EMDRIA
  • SWBIPA  
  • NMBTA
  • IATP