Jonathan works with teens (ages 13+), and men and women of all ages, providing individual therapy, family therapy, and couples counseling. Jonathan treats people who experience symptoms of anxiety, depression, identity concerns, stress management, and life adjustment difficulties. Jonathan’s friendly, empathic, and authentic interaction style helps clients feel at ease and safe in spite of the distress they are experiencing.
Education and Experience
Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Science in Youth Ministry and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. Jonathan has completed his academic requirements towards a degree in Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Care from Walden University and is currently fulfilling his clinical field experience requirements. Jonathan worked in pastoral ministry for more than 13 years, serving youth and families, organizing community service projects, mission trips, camping programs, and providing team leadership and fulfilling administrative functions. These experiences have provided a broad range of opportunities to engage, counsel, and journey with people through their life experiences.
A Bit About Jonathan
Jonathan’s foundation for counseling begins with a person-centered approach focused on creating a safe, accepting, and judgment-free space for clients. Among the varying counseling modalities, Jonathan is comfortable integrating Family Systems Theory, Cognitively Behavioral Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. Also, when requested, Jonathan can incorporate Christian perspectives into counseling treatment. Ultimately, Jonathan desires to walk alongside people as they navigate life, gain greater self-awareness, and arrive where they want to be.