Nancy S. Scherlong, LCSW, PTR, CJT, M/S

Nancy is a writer and a licensed clinical social worker in the states of NY and CT and a Registered Poetry Therapist, Certified Journal Therapist and Mentor Supervisor. She is also the current Co-President for the International Federation of Biblio-Poetry Therapy (IFBPT). Nancy has been in the field of poetry and writing therapy for over 25 years. In her private practice, Wellness Metaphors Consulting and Coaching LLC, she integrates the creative arts (namely expressive writing and psychodrama) into her seminars as a stress management consultant and as a holistic psychotherapist specializing in somatic and mindfulness techniques and trauma recovery. She is a principal corporate trainer for several employee assistance programs in wellness education. She also works as an adjunct professor in Columbia University and Adelphi University’s social work programs teaching beginning and advanced counseling skills as well as providing clinical supervision and internship oversight. She enjoys the roles of teacher and learner and is an on-going student of life! She can be contacted through or

Additional Licensure, Certifications
Certified in Foundations Life Coaching, Mentor Coach , Certified Holistic Health Counselor, Trainings in EMDR Levels I and II, Somatic Experiencing Levels I, II and III, Internal Family Systems Levels I and II, Advanced Psychodrama Training from Hudson Valley Psychodrama