Amy Pfeiffer Nims, M.A., PCC-S

** Not accepting new clients at this time**

Affirmations is thrilled to include Amy Pfeiffer Nims, MA, PCC-S as a part-time psychotherapist on our staff. Amy has been with Affirmations since September of 2006.

Currently, Amy is the full-time Associate Director of Foster Care at The Buckeye Ranch.  She has extensive experience with adolescent and family counseling, and formerly worked counseling students at The Ohio State University. Amy received her Master’s in Clinical Counseling at The Ohio State University and her Bachelor’s from Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana.

Amy is a goal-oriented therapist demonstrating trauma-informed approaches based in Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Systems Approach, and some Psychodynamics. She specializes in individual, family, and couple’s work, adolescent and adult populations, and LGBTQ issues and support. Amy has experience working with depression, survivors of sexual and physical assault/abuse, family dynamics, Borderline Personality Disorder, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues. Amy has run empowerment, support, and psychodynamic groups for young women, gay/bisexual men, and LGBTQ youth.

Amy has guest lectured at Purdue University, The Ohio State University, and Texas A&M – Corpus Christi.  At a local, state and national level, she has presented to mental health professionals, agencies, and the general public on issues such as: stress management, family relationships, LGBTQ culture, sexual development, relationship management, trauma-informed care, and foster care nuances.

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