Psychotherapy Associates of Niagara
John has been providing professional psychotherapy services for 25 years, utilizing an eclectic combination of research-supported therapeutic approaches, and principles of building engagement with and helping clients to recognize, marshal and expand their intrinsic resources and capacities to work through distress and adversity, and to cope, manage, thrive, and grow through life’s challenges and trials. He earned his Baccalaureate degree in Psychology, and then his Master of Social Work degree in 1998 from the State University of New York at Buffalo, beginning his career the same year, providing individual and family therapy for children and adolescents at the Martha Beeman Clinic in Niagara Falls, NY. He has been a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Psychotherapy Associates of Niagara for the past 15 years.
419 Walnut Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14301
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Our Clinical Associates are experienced and professionally licensed mental health professionals spanning a wide variety of specialties.
During his years of practice, John has studied and helped his clients learn to utilize practices and approaches to therapy and self-help including cognitive therapy, CBT, ACT, DBT, mindfulness and other meditative practices, as well as psychological first aid, psychoeducation, and behavior change/activation interventions to address and alleviate a wide variety of emotional and behavioral health concerns impacting people in all stages and circumstances of life. John is experienced helping children, adolescents, and their families dealing with anger management, anxiety, attention deficit, school avoidance, academic, behavioral, interpersonal and depressive/mood disturbances, as well as people of all ages struggling with stress, anxiety, obsessions, compulsions, mood disorders, trauma, grief/loss, and other distressing, aversive experiences, and disillusionment, whether related to long-term mental illness, transient disruptions in functioning, or short-term adversity.
John is committed to providing a compassionate and safe atmosphere that fosters a compassionate and open collaborative relationship that can allow users to explore and understand their troubles, and how to face and work through them, with healthy directions and outlooks oriented toward and involving real and meaningful change.