Ivan Lambert, M.A., LPC, ACHT is the founder of The Counseling & Wellness Center, Pittsburgh, PA. and is a Heart Centered Therapist, combining traditional techniques of Gestalt, Transpersonal and Existential psychology with hypnotherapy, regressive therapy, somatic practices, conscious connected breathing, meditation, and guided imagery to find the source of troubling emotions and negative patterns and to facilitate healing at the deepest level.
Ivan has been a student of the spiritual journey since the age of 16 as a young camp counselor. He is experienced in conducting spiritual groups and workshops, as well as, providing individual spiritual direction.
His passion is working at the soul level with his clients, helping them to connect with their own inner abilities to heal.
In 1977 he earned his B.A. degree from Milligan College,
In 1983 he received his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Slippery Rock University,
In 1990 he completed a two year program in Somatic process - combining Gestalt, Feldenkrais, Rubenfeld & Alexandria Methods.
In 1992 he completed a two year internship as a Trainer in Somatic process.
He has been a practicing counselor for over 35 years. His experience includes work with: adolescents, unwed mothers, Addictions: drug, alcohol, sexual eating disorders, smoking, gambling, co-dependency and ACOA issues, Marital and Relationship issues.
His practice also focuses on Trauma resolution.
In October 2012 he was certified in Clinical Hypnosis by the Wellness Institute in Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy.
In March 2014 he completed a 2 year internship program earning him a certification as an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist.
In January 2015 he received his certification as a Leader in Personal Transformation Intensives by The Wellness Institute.