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"When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."

Viktor E. Frankl

Not only working to address a specific problem in therapy, but using each session to promote self reliance to achieve success in all future problems.

Ever Striving to help youth and adults regain a purpose by reducing anxiety, depression, addiction, and conflict.

Offering collaborative assistance, Jon Cleckler, LPC, CACI uses a therapeutic approach combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with elements of Existential Therapy.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is based on the idea that our thoughts cause our feelings and behaviors, not external things, like people, situations,and events. The benefit of this fact is that we can change the way we feel, think, and act even if the situation does not change.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is the most researched psychotherapeutic approach because:

  • each cognitive-behavioral approach has specific techniques that can be tested for effectiveness;
  • CBT encourages the development of specific goals that are measurable, and, therefore, can be reached with confidence.
  • cognitive-behavioral therapists are not interested in techniques that "feel right" or "seem correct", but techniques that are effective.

Existential psychotherapy is a powerful approach to therapy which takes seriously the human condition. It is an optimistic approach in that it embraces human potential, while remaining a realistic approach through its recognition of human limitation. Part of the therapeutic process is to help a client develop or regain a sense of purpose.

By combining these two philosophies I can better help the client to concentrate on the small details that promote and sustain change while assisting th client to reveal the greater goal and purpose that drives change and makes change meaningful. 

My Guarantee:

I will only engage in paid services with you if I am confident that I can help resolve your issues and reach your goals. If I know of a better way to address your concern that will better meet your need, I will do everything in my power to connect you to a more appropriate resource. I am glad to discuss several possible solutions to a problem and am glad to make referrals when appropriate.

Fees:

I will see clients for only as many sessions as needed to reach the agreed upon goal. My fees will be discussed individually and depend on the services rendered. I am happy to offer reduced rates to those who show a clear need and can show a clear financial burden. Please do not hesitate to call due to financial constraints.

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."

Viktor E. Frankl

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