John is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 35 years experience and a Chemical Dependency Professional with 25 years experience. He is a Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor with the ability to perform mental health and substance use evaluations. He provides services for individuals, couples, and families. His stated goal is to do himself out of a job. He brings to his work a strong educational and experiential background in Western and Eastern Psychological practices and principles. His focus is to help each person develop increased awareness and insight while discovering their personal strengths and capabilities. He bases his work in the wisdom of Mindfulness and the Compassion of an open heart.