Joanne T. Nigito-Raftas, MS, LPC
 1754 W. Broad Street       Bethlehem, PA  18018

Child's Play is the way!

Licensed Professional Counselor
          Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor
                      National Certified Counselor
              Parenting Counselor & Educator

  
610-814-6263 office     
JTNigitoRaftas@aol.com

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What's happening at the 1754 West Broad Street offices?

Two Play Therapy Interns to begin in 2009-2010!

Ann Friedenheim and Moira Padfield join Joanne's office for one year as interns working towards becoming  Registered Play Therapists.  Ann works full time as a Clinical Supervisor at Confront in Allentown, PA, an outpatient agency, and is a Registered Yoga Teacher as well as a LifeForce Yoga Practitioner II.  Ann also is one of the founding members with Joanne of "Help for Parents" that puts weekly articles on parenting issues in the Morning Call.  She has seen clients in Joanne's office to fulfill her requirements for her second Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Child and Adolescent therapies. 
UPDATE 2012: Ann and Moira have successfully finished their internships at Joanne's office in 2010, and Ann continues her work at Confront in Allentown and read on to see what Moira is doing now!
Welcome Moira!! Moira Padfield comes to Joanne's office with a rich background in early-childhood education, psychology and nursing.  She is a certified International Montessori directress and has founded schools in Utah, Alaska and Norway.  While studying for her bachelor's degree in psychology from Albright College in Reading, she worked as a Therapeutic Support Specialist throughout the Lehigh Valley, helping children with special needs.  She has graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, specializing in Child and Adolescent therapies.   She and her husband of 37 years have three grown children and four grandchildren. Moira has continued on after her internship in her own Private Practice here at 1754 W. Broad Street, Bethlehem.  She can be reached @ 610-703-2874
Professional Counselors that work in Joanne's office building are:

  Patience D. Stevenson, D.Min., LMFT, LPC, NCC - Patience specializes in individual, couples and family counseling.    www.marriagematters.com, email @ patiencestevenson@verizon.net, 610-866-6647 office. 

  Mike Daniels, MSW, LCSW - Mike works full time at Pinebrook Services for Children and Youth supervising both the Therapeutic Foster Care and Truancy Reduction program and has part time hours counseling specializing in adolescent issues.  610-751-6054 office.

John Mooney, MA, CPT-S - John has been working in the field of child therapies for years, and is a Certified Play Therapist-Supervisor. He works full time at an agency in Allentown, and has worked part time at Florence Child Guidance Center as an integral part of their therapy program.  John has begun to take clients at Joanne's office and is open to working with children of all ages.
610-417-5718 office.

 Moira Padfield, MS 610-703-2874
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