Life includes periods of uncertainty, change, trials, suffering, and downright storms. Counselors can help bring clarity and understanding, provide comfort and encouragement, and help clients move towards health, wholeness, healing and recovery. I am a good listener, caring, compassionate, respectful, and non-judgmental – knowing my own faults and weaknesses are abundant. Let’s see if I can help.
- MA in Crisis Response and Trauma Counseling from Liberty University (Virginia)
- MSEd in Counseling from the University of the Southwest (New Mexico)
- British accredited ministry degrees – MA and MDiv
- Master and Doctor of Theology degrees from South African universities
John specializes in these areas: Anxiety and mood disorders, grief, trauma and PTSD, couples-family, addictions, life and career transition, sexual, elder & geriatric, clergy, military, and first responder, attachment and foster care (including RAD), and spiritual-religious-existential.
John has been married to the same great gal for over 40 years, raised two wonderful children, owned and managed businesses, and worked in corrections (‘max’, youth, and community), foster care, and ministry. John is an ordained minister who has traveled to four continents and interacted with many people and cultures.
“You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory. Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” ― Psalm 73:24-26, ESV