Counseling. Coaching. Consultation.

We assist Employers with the human side of the business. Learn more.

Counseling. Coaching. Consultation.

Personal help, expert advice, and practical action plans for Employees. Learn more.

Welcome to Preferred EAP

Preferred EAP is the most experienced, responsive and attentive provider of comprehensive employee counseling services in eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey. Founded in 1985, Preferred EAP is a company of the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

What We Do

In short, we help restore workplace well-being.

We counsel individuals, couples and groups overwhelmed by life's challenges and demands.

We coach managers worried by unusual employee behavior or struggling with personal goal achievement.

We consult with organizations to prepare for, respond to, and recover from critical events.

And we deliver results.

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For Employers

Improved employee productivity, engagement, and safety depends on employee well-being.

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For Employees

The odds of moving through life without encountering stressful situations are zero.

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Latest News

November 11, 2014

When you need to talk, have a purposeful conversation.

Announcing Express Consult, a new resource from Preferred EAP.

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Upcoming Workshops

November 29, 2018

Women and Stress

Stress is a fact of life for all of us. However, women have some unique challenges with stress due our numerous roles; spouse, mother, caregiver, friend, and employee. Unfortunately, many women also have a difficult time with self-care due to the constant pull toward caretaking others. This often leads to a build up of stress and a deterioration of our physical health and emotional well being. In this workshop, you will learn the science behind the female stress reaction and the healing power of the "tend and befriend" response to stress. We'll practice simple relaxation techniques to decrease the intensity of a stress reaction and strengthen your ability to "turn off" the negative effects of stress.

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