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Counseling. Coaching. Consultation.

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

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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

April 16, 2020

Dealing with Change

Change is happening all the time in our lives, and is quite stressful for most of us. In today’s workplaces, change seems more frequent as employers look to adjust, adapt, and compete. We’re often left feeling overwhelmed and hopeless. In this workshop we’ll explore why going through change is so difficult. We’ll look at understanding change as a “transition”, and discuss strategies for managing through transitions successfully. This can leave you feeling less distressed and more in control as you deal with changes in your workplace and your life.

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