Licensed Professional Counselor Associate
Jake believes that everyone has the innate capacity for growth, healing, and development in their everyday lives. Jake uses a person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and humanistic approach to help people grow to have a more positive and self-aware journey. Together, he believes, we can form a non-judgmental, safe, and change-focused relationship that will help make some sense of our crazy world. He keeps up-to-date on the most relevant research regarding mental health concerns, social justice, and advocacy.
Jake is dedicated to using your time together to allow you the ability to be heard, be yourself, heal, and grow as a person in a respectful environment.
Jake’s education includes a Master of Science Degree in Counseling; Clinical Mental Health from Oregon State University in 2021.
Jake has worked as a substance abuse counselor, a mental health case manager, and completed his practicum and internship at Polk County Behavioral Health and Coastal Counseling and Consulting.
Jake has practiced as a substance abuse counselor in Pennsylvania and Oregon. Recently, he’s worked in the community supporting individuals of various age groups within the justice system to attain their goals and accomplish smooth transitions to a healthier life.
In order to maintain his license, Jake participates regularly in continuing education and training, taking courses that are relevant and meaningful to the process of therapy.
Jake adheres to the Code of Ethics outlined by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
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