Judy McLaren, L.W.S.

Judy graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2006 with a Master of Social Work. Judy is currently in her pre-licensing phase to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is under the supervision of a Licensed Clinical Supervisor at Christian Counseling Associates.

Judy holds the following license:

  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) 
  • Level 1 Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Rational Living Therapy – Level One    

Professional Experience:

Judy has seventeen years of experience working with adults, adolescents, children, and families in a variety of settings that include:

  • Outpatient Mental Health Counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol Case Management Supervisor
  • Drug and Alcohol Intervention
  • Social Work
  • Drug and Alcohol Clinical Supervisor
  • Residential Treatment
  • Community-based Treatment

Areas of Specialty:

Judy works with individuals from across the lifespan. She is trained to work with most areas of clinical disorder. Clinically, she employs a faith-based approach using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization Movement (EMDR). Judy specializes in the following areas:

  • Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse
  • ADHD
  • Behavior Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Grief

Judy integrates Faith-Based Counseling by incorporating biblical principles and prayer in each session. Judy is an active church member.


Judy is available at our Mercer and New Wilmington, Pennsylvania offices.

LAST UPDATED: 04/21/22

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