Fran Kleinpaste is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is the first Licensed Behavior Specialist in Pennsylvania. She received a Master of Science in Education in Counseling from Purdue University and has a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology from Mountain State University. Fran has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Reality Therapy. She is passionate about helping others find ways to help themselves. She has an extensive history of working with clients impacted by sexual abuse and domestic violence and also works with those in the LGBTQIA+ and alternative lifestyle communities. Her goal is to ensure clients find emotional peace and grow confident in order to make positive contributions to this world. In her free time, Fran enjoys traveling and cruising, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and tinkering with hydroponic gardening.
The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination. - Carl Rogers