100 5th Street
Suite 310
Bristol, Tennessee 37620
423-573-6836

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Sydney R. Peltier, MS, LPC/MHSP

Sydney Peltier is a licensed professional counselor who has spent her career passionately serving the mental health needs of her community through counseling, training and teaching, and advocating for quality care. With a variety of skills and expertise Sydney enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families to feel better, experience more joy in life, and have meaningful relationships that work. She believes wholeheartedly that health and healing are possible, especially when people recognize their own value, purpose, and strengths in partnership with professional and experienced clinical care.

Sydney is a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor (RPT-S) with the Association for Play Therapy and has extensive training and experience working with children, families, and the agencies that serve them so they can properly attach, play, grow, and feel and be safe in their world. Sydney greatly enjoys working with adults as well. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which can be used to address a myriad of issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression and self-esteem. Sydney works with men and women to address different stage of life issues and to improve overall functioning and well-being with regard to mental, physical, and spiritual health. In addition, she works with individuals and couples to address premarital needs, communication problems, and sexuality in general and in specific relationships.

Sydney is a graduate of Appalachian State University, earned her master’s degree with honors in counselor education from Radford University, has a post-graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders from Longwood University, and has completed specialized training at The Colorado School for Family Therapy. She is also an adjunct faculty member at King University and provides training and consultation opportunities to different agencies and programs in the region based on community needs.

It is Sydney’s goal for clients to feel comfortable, open, and at ease while working with her. Her style is thoughtful, personalized, relaxed, empowering, and fun. She looks forward to working with you and your family!

Specialties

Adolescents 13-17
Adults 18-64
Couples/Marriage/Relationship Counseling
Anxiety/Stress/Panic/Phobias
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD/ADD)
Autism Spectrum
Disorder/Asperger's Counseling
Depression
Eating Disorders (Anorexia/Bulimia/Binge Eating)
Mood Disorders / Bipolar Disorder
Personality Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum & Psychotic Disorders
Trauma & Stress Related Disorders (PTSD/Acute Stress)

Insurance

Aetna
Bright Health
Cigna
Humana
Optum
Tricare
UBH/UMR/UHC
VACCN
Behavioral Health Systems