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Deborah L. Pfeiffer, LISW


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Deborah L. Pfeiffer, LISW


Deborah L. Pfeiffer, LISW obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 1993 from the University of Iowa and has over twenty years of experience serving children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families. She has worked in the hospital setting as both a therapist and director and has experience in a residential level of care providing assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and their families. Before joining Kavalier & Associates, she managed her own private practice in Glenwood, IA. Deborah provides individual, family and couples therapy and specializes in working with preteens, adolescents, adults and couples. Her approach utilizes a strength based, solution focused, cognitive behavioral approach. Deborah is a member of NASW-National Association of Social Workers.

Areas Of Interest:

• Adjustment/Transitional challenges
• Adolescent Issues
• Anger Management
• Anxiety Disorders
• Generalized Anxiety
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Panic Disorder
• Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
• Social Anxiety
• Attachment Issues
• Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
• Behavioral Challenges
• Communication Skills
• Couples and Marriage Counseling
• Depression
• Divorce/Blended family issues
• Family Challenges
• Family of Origin issues
• Grief and Loss
• Mindfulness
• Mood Disruptions
• Parenting Skills
• Peer Challenges
• Personal Growth
• Physical Abuse
• Relationship Issues
• Self Care
• Self Esteem/Image
• School Challenges
• Sexual Abuse
• Sexual Issues
• Spirituality
• Stress Management