About Dr. George Bernato

•January 23, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Dr George Bernato has more than twenty years of experience and advanced training in the field of mental health. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association, National Association for Advancement of Psychoanalysis, American Psychotherapy Association, and the Pennsylvania Counseling Association. He is a certified by the American Psychotherapy Association as a Board Certified Professional Counselor.  A respected professional, Dr. Bernato was inducted into the National Distinguished Service Registry in January of 1990.

Dr. George Bernato is a licensed professional counselor, and has been actively practicing since 1981.  He received his education from distinguished institutions, earning a Master of Education in Counseling in 1981, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology in 1986.  To complement these degrees, Dr. Bernato has also completed advanced training at the Albert Ellis Institute (formerly the Institute of Rational Emotive therapy), post-doctorate work in Jungian analysis at the C.G. Jung Institutes of Minneapolis and Philadelphia, along with modern psychoanalytic training from the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis.

Eranos Counseling, Dr Bernato’s private practice, is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   At Eranos, Bernato has created a positive, comfortable, and sensitive environment through Jungian-style treatment.  Combining traditional talk therapy with dream work, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, and Sandplay, Dr. Bernato works with adult individuals, couples, and groups through issues such as post-traumatic stress, depression, addiction, and relationship problems that further complicate everyday life. Eranos Counseling provides a safe and comfortable environment in which adults can discuss their feelings at their own pace without being judged or criticized.  Dr. George Bernato believes traditional therapy can be expanded through music, art, theater and mythology.

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