Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern
I see counseling as both an honor and a privilege for the opportunity to share space with a client
and begin an exploration, with the goal being to discover inner strengths to empower for healing
and life prosperity. These strengths are value-based and drive one through any barriers the client may encounter. This journey with my clients is done in a safe and non-judgmental environment where we can work through these difficult issues and reach their personal goals.
My clinical method is a multi-modality approach, consisting primarily of: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Internal Family Systems (IFS). Within these models, I integrate positive psychology where we focus on hope, encouragement, and gratitude along with mindfulness. My clients will find that I incorporate a team approach on this journey, where we celebrate victories along this therapeutic path together. My experiences in counseling derive from working with anxiety, depression, PTSD/CPTSD/trauma, grief, and relational conflicts.
Jonathan is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern. He earned his Master’s in Counseling
from Liberty University and Master’s in Divinity from Andrews University. He is currently
obtaining his PhD in Developmental Psychology, with a concentration in attachment and trauma.
Before obtaining his counseling degree, he worked as a pastor for over 16 years, which gave him the experience to work closely with individuals and families from all walks of life. He has been trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Internal Family Systems (IFS) and is a certified clinical trauma specialist CCTS-1. Jonathan served in the Army and has experience with veterans and their spouses. His greatest passion is his family and loves to spend time with his three adult children and wife of 25 years.