Dr. Elizabeth Pearce, PsyD


Dr. Elizabeth Pearce, PsyD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and the owner and Clinical Director of Grace Behavioral Health. She specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, especially for women in the childbearing years (pregnancy and fertility issues, postpartum mental health, birth trauma), as well as relationship issues and general trauma.

“Deep down, you are resilient, and in your struggles there waits an opportunity to grow stronger and wiser. Believing this, I offer counseling for a wide variety of issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, postpartum issues, relationship problems, and more. When you feel overwhelmed, I offer a safe, compassionate place to explore your feelings and experiences, and will collaborate with you to build the skills to move forward in your life and relationships.

As a licensed clinical psychologist, I love working with individuals and couples to discover how past experiences might be preventing you from functioning optimally in the present. For those who desire Christian therapy, I offer counseling that integrates spiritual issues and works within your understanding of faith and Scripture.

Whatever your specific challenges are, I feel confident that together we can get to the heart of the problem and empower you to create meaningful change in your life. I want you to feel supported and to know you are capable of reaching your goals, in life and in your relationships.” 

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To schedule an appointment with Dr. Pearce, call (908) 652-5311, Ext. 1 or email epearce@gracebehavioralhealth.org.

Areas of specialty: 

  • Couples therapy

  • Depression/bipolar disorder therapy

  • Anxiety therapy for generalized anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, acute and post-traumatic stress, etc.

  • Life transitions, grief work, coping skills

  • Postpartum depression/mood disorders

  • Postpartum anxiety, OCD

  • Difficult or traumatic birth

Treatment approaches include:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

  • Mindfulness therapy

  • Dialectical-Behavior therapy (DBT)

  • Family systems therapy

  • Emotion-Focused therapy (EFT)

  • Trauma-Focused CBT

  • Hope-focused couples therapy

 

 

Education & Training:

  • Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Advanced training in perinatal mental health from Postpartum Support International

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Providence Behavioral Health, Lancaster, PA.

  • Predoctoral Internship at The Reading Hospital Center for Mental Health, Reading, PA.

  • Undergraduate studies at Grove City College, Grove City, PA.

  • DONA-Certified birth doula

  • Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator

Professional Licenses:

  • Clinical Psychologist, New Jersey
    (License #35SI00598400)

  • Clinical Psychologist, Pennsylvania (License #PS017205)

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:

  • NJPA - New Jersey Psychological Association

  • CAPS - Christian Association for Psychological Studies (www.caps.net)

  • AACC - American Association of Christian Counselors, Presidential Member (www.aacc.net)

  • Pregnancy By Design - Board member and course developer (www.pregnancybydesign.com)

  • PSI - Postpartum Support International (www.postpartum.net)

  • DONA International

  • Lamaze International