In Bill’s practice, he strives to work collaboratively with his clients, gently supporting and challenging them to realize their greatest potential. He helps clients build on their strengths, and draw upon the abundant resources available to them from within their hearts, minds, and souls. Bill believes in a strength based model, focusing on a persons inner strength. He offers them his empathy, compassion, insight, intuition, and all of the wisdom he has at this present time in his life. Bill believes successful therapy is predicated on a great therapist/client relationship. He will get in the trenches with them, and is proactive when it comes to offering his clients counsel.
His approach is primarily integrative, offering clients a humanistic, approach, that also draws upon cognitive, behavioral, psychodynamic, Object Relations, Bowen Family systems, and experiential therapies.
Bill’s client area of interest primarily is with adults. This include individuals, couples, pre-marital counseling and marriage counseling, as well as seeing entire families. This stems from his belief that some, or possibly many of the problems we have as individuals as connected to our family. He works with both men and women looking to overcome depression, self-esteem, relational problems, as well as those with more serious mental health issue. He does this using a wide variety of therapeutic techniques, and relaxation methods such as Mindfulness, and Bio-Feedback.
Of particular interest to Bill, and area of personal research, is working with adult men and the problems confronting them today. Some of the issues associated with this group include: stage of life transition, marital, sexual, and life coping problems, as well as depression and anxiety. Bill believes men go through difficult periods in their lives that impact not only themselves, but everyone around them, including their loved ones. Bill believes these problems can at times, if left unchecked evolve to serious breakdowns in family relations, or worse. He also believes they are treatable...
On a personal level, Bill spent 26 years serving in the United States military, and has a deep personal understanding concerning both military members as well as their families needs, and their struggles. He is a 100% service connected disabled veteran who has an appreciation for the our military members and their families. Bill has been married to his wife for 35 years, has 5 adult married children, and is expecting his 10th grandchild. Both of his sons, his wife, and a number of his son-in-laws have also served for our country. They have a collective of over 75 years of active duty service their immediate family. Bill loves cherishes his role as a therapist, and honors all who share their lives with him. His belief is that he is a "play it forward" therapist. He learns every hour of the day, and plays forward wha he learns from others. Bill, truly loves what he does, and this will be evident to all who visit with him...
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- American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
- American Psychological Association
- American Counseling Association
- Colorado Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
- Colorado Counseling Association
- Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society
- Psychological Society of Pikes Peak Region
- Life Member Disabled American Veterans
Some of Bill's Education and Training
- Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology
- Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology,
- Post Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Addressing the Psychological Health of Warriors and Their Families: PTSD, Depression, and TBI Certificate of Training From The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
- EMDR and EMDR Related Techniques for Effective Trauma Treatment
- Imago Relationship Therapy Training
- Advanced training in psychopharmacology
- Certificate in Clinical hypnosis