About me

KeithI have had the privilege of working and growing in the mental health industry since 1989 . To be more exact, that amount of time has put me in front of people’s stories for approximately 30,000 hours. Yes, 30,000 hours of counseling.  This career has taken me onto a course traveled through nearly every therapeutic discipline in the field; Residential Facility, Outpatient Programs, Inpatient Psychiatric and Private Practice.   A majority, well 23 years, of my career was spent in the non-profit sector, private counseling since 2008 to present, in conjunction to working for a psychiatric hospital from 2012 to 2017. Click here for my introduction video.



Over the course of my career I have been trained or worked in the following disciplines:

  • Master Arts Pastoral Counseling
  • B.A. Psychology
  • Residential & Outpatient therapist
  • Program Management
  • Certified Addictions Therapist
  • Temperament Specialist
  • Pastoral /Christian Counseling
  • Group Specialist


  • Relationship Counseling
  • Mental Health disorders: depression, suicide ideations, anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Sexually Compulsive Acting out behaviors; (pornography issues)
  • Christian Spiritual development
  • Co-dependency
  • Personality Disorders
  • Life / Job Transitions

In Brief I can be described:

Working with me , you will receive expert services in Spiritual and Mental Health development.  My 28 years in both Mental Health and Christian services has equipped me to know the depths of ones mind, heart ad spirit. I think I have strategies that can help you live in a truer and more stable state of being.   I can be described as part Motivational Coach; Therapist, Pastor, Teacher, Mentor, Life Coach

Long Version:

In 2008 I started my own private counseling working with teens and adults. Primarily helping people navigate through relationship dilemmas, behavioral issues, or just needing a new perspective / insight to lingering problems. Many who work with me give me the feedback, “thank you, I never saw things this way before, I think I can get through this.”

Along with my private practice, starting since 2012 I have also been working in a psych hospital as a therapist providing services to chronically depressed and hurting people.  This experience is allowing me to grow in psychiatric practices and therapeutic stabilization.

My base approach in working with people is helping identify how they are looking at themselves or their circumstance and to reframe it in a way that they can find value, meaning, insight and resolve.  The ultimate goal in working with people is to gain a clearer self-awareness and understanding of the “true self”.  To help find value in the falling down of life; to assist in finding redemption and hope in a time of darkness or uncertainty.  A large part of my clinical approach can be identified as CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).  In addition, due to my prolific spiritual/religious background as a worship pastor and in Christian drama ministry, I incorporate spiritual truths and the pursuit of spiritual clarity.  Spiritual growth and insight is what sustains and defines all areas of our life.

Authors/Books/Thinkers of Influence:

Falling Upward – Richard Rohr

Immortal Diamond – Richard Rohr

The Universal Christ – Richard Rohr

Things Hidden – Richard Rohr

David & Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell

Blink – Malcolm Gladwell

Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell

Runs  With The Horses – Eugene Peterson

Meaning of Marriage – Tim Keller

Reason For God – Tim Keller

Reading the Psalms – Tim Keller

Wild at Heart – John Eldridge

Dark Nights of the Soul – Thomas Moore

The Jesus I Never Knew – Philip Yancey



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