My name is Jerry and I am glad you found my page. I know from my own experiences that searching for the right therapist can be overwhelming. If you were like me, you started with a google search, and like all other google searches, loads of information to sort through presented itself. Now you are wondering if a therapist who gets you is even out there. If so, I have created this page to help you quickly determine if I might be the right fit for you.
Most therapists use this page to highlight their educational and professional experiences as well as other useful information they feel will help you with your decision. Of course, I have the required credentials but do I have what you are looking for?
The clients who are the most successful in counseling with me are ones who come ready to work, and who understand that we aren’t going to talk for an hour and have their problems disappear. My clients appreciate my candor and direct approach and they know I don’t dance around the issues.
As far as the educational experiences you were looking for, I earned my Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. I also have a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Prior to licensure, I worked as a corporate trainer after retiring from the US. Navy. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida. I am also a Qualified Supervisor for Interns seeking Licensure in Florida.
I integrate a number of models depending on the issues I’m treating, but here are a couple of the most common approaches I use:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
I hope this information has been helpful. If you would like help with your anxiety, depression, grief or a serious issue, we need to connect. Please schedule your free 20 minute consultation and let’s get to work.