Master of Social Work, 1978, Marywood University (Scranton, Pennsylvania)
Bachelor of Arts, 1973, Goshen College (Goshen, Indiana)

Wingard Counseling provides counseling services for children, adolescents, adults and elderly having difficulty making life choices and/or experiencing mental health concerns. Since 2002, Paul Wingard’s private practice has been helping Elmira, NY by providing employee assistance programs, critical incident debriefing and/or counseling to their respective patients.

Types of Patients:

  • Children (4-12 years)
  • Adolescents (13-18 years)
  • Adults (19 years and over)
  • Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (all ages)

Specialties Treated:

  • Helping others achieve fulfilling relationships, healthy living, work/life balance, recovery, financial stability, personal growth and professional success.
  • Completing  mental health assessments to determine a patient’s needs and level/appropriateness of services recommended (i.e., bariatric/gastric bypass surgery, educational placement, disability, return to work, etc.)
  • Counseling those who are experiencing one or more of the following mental health areas: 1) anger management, 2) anxiety, 3) attention deficit disorders, 4) depression, 5) grief/bereavement, 5) obsessive compulsive disorder, and 6) post traumatic stress disorder

Therapeutic Modalities:

  • Individual counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Family counseling

What our clients are saying

“Paul not only helped our family with his services, but he made us feel welcome and cared for each time we saw him. The environment made our treatment feel relaxed, unrushed, and valuable. Paul was flexible with our busy schedule and was always available if we needed assistance. We would absolutely recommend his services. Our marriage and lives are better managed and more successful because of Paul. We owe him and his business a debt of gratitude.

“Paul has worked with me and helped me through the most difficult times of my years. He is an exceptionally skilled and compassionate therapist who has helped me increase my self confidence and build better relationships with others. Paul continually reminds me that life is an amazing journey by empathizing, listening to what I have to say and giving me the courage to be the best me. Thank you for always being there for me Paul!”

“You’re making a difference, a difference that has touched me and I can say many, many others. Thank you so much!”