Patrick graduated with a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in the states of Florida and New York. He is a Certified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist, Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, Certified Life Coach, EMDRIA Approved Consultant, Certified EFT Therapist (Emotion Focused Therapy), and has extensive training in addictions, trauma, perinatal mood disorders, LGBTQIA, and disassociation. Patrick is a faculty member at the Institute for Creative Mindfulness, an EMDRIA approved trainer for foundational EMDR, a Hold Me Tight Facilitator, and a trainer and group leader for anger issues.
Patrick’s therapeutic trauma informed approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each unique client. With compassion and understanding, Patrick works with each individual/couple to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. He offers services in English and Spanish.
Patrick is an advocate for worldwide mental health, especially in regards to trauma and addictions. He believes greatly in the need to increase education in those areas to aid the normality of the issues and assist people with increasing their ability to self-regulate and cope with life struggles. Patrick is actively engaged with teaching at local universities and in the community drug court systems as a mental health consultant and educator. He was most recently an expert panelist at both the EMDRIA USA & Canadian Conferences on LGBTQ and EMDR Experiences
Patrick’s clinical and life experiences have helped him develop skills and insight within the areas of:
- Couple’s Counseling
- Individual Counseling
- Substance Issues
- Family Conflict
- Adjustment & Life Transitions
- Coping Skills
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
Patrick is currently accepting new clients. He offers appointments Fridays and Saturdays. You can reach him via email at patrick@CLIMBcounseling.com or by calling 407.490.0489 for more information and to schedule an appointment.