Anita Pilkerton-Plumb, MSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Anita is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Lancaster, PA. She has been in private practice for seventeen years. Specializing in play therapy as well as individual, couples and family counseling for people ages 3-103, Anita works with clients using empowerment, client-centered, and systems approaches.
In addition to counseling, Anita is a trainer for non-profit and parent groups. Anita is a dynamic presenter, talking to children, parents, and helping professionals about positive communication, relationships, puberty and sexual health, empowerment for children and teens, media and body image, eating disorders, self-injury, and child abuse prevention. She has presented for the Child Welfare League of America and the National Association of Social Workers, as well as local and regional organizations.
Anita is an active volunteer with the School District of Lancaster and the Lancaster Refugee Center. Anita was a trained and active safe space chaperon for the Central PA LGBT Community Center. Anita was also active on the boards of Student Health OUTreach of Lancaster County (SHOUT), Keystone Art & Culture Center and the Pennsylvania Coalition to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Anita studied Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State University and completed her Masters in Social Work at Temple University.
A great way to learn about what is important to Anita is to read my posts on this web site. They include my own writing as well as writings that I have found instructional and inspiring in my work.
“Whatever we do lays a seed in our deepest consciousness, and one day that seed will grow.”