Qualifications of Amanda S. Pelcher

Education

  • Marriage and Family Licensure
  • Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Rochester                

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, The State University of New York

Specialties

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety/Panic Disorders

  • Career Counseling

  • Couple or Marital Issues

  • Depression

  • Education/Personal Development

  • Family Issues

  • Grief/Loss

  • Infertility

  • Interpersonal Relationships

  • Life Coaching

  • Life Transitions

  • Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

  • Parenting Issues

  • Phobias

  • Relationship Issues

  • Sexual Abuse/Rape

  • Sexuality Issues

  • Stress

  • Trauma/ PTSD

Clinical Experience

  • Carmichael Psychology          

  • The Offices of Dr. Michael Demarco

  • Evelyn Brandon Health Center

  • Clinical Associates of the Southern Tier

  • Family Services of Chemung Country, Inc.

  • Strong Family Therapy Services

  • Monroe Community Hospital 

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Statement

Amanda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works as an associate therapist and Head of Training and Development at Carmichael Psychology, the group practice of Dr. Chloe Carmichael on Park Avenue by Grand Central Station. Amanda focuses on helping clients explore and clarify their personal goals, recognize their strengths, regain a sense of control, and develop the tools they need to move forward in their lives. Her work is imbued with energy, humor, and understanding. Amanda is a strong proponent of the value of CBT techniques in helping clients reach their goals and improve their quality of life.

Amanda provides ongoing case consultation and/or supervision, and has led workshops focusing on teaching and discussing anxiety management skills from Dr. Chloe's anxiety tools webinar. Amanda works with clients on a variety of issues including anxiety, changing negative thinking patterns, improving self-esteem, navigating career changes, communication issues, conflict resolution, and anger management.