As LifePath’s Behavioral Health Care Coordinator, I enjoy welcoming and supporting clients on their unique journeys to lasting wellness. I am a graduate of the University of Kentucky, a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Adult Peer Support Specialist. My experience includes case management and assessment, providing support to pregnant and parenting women with mental health and substance use disorders, facilitating recovery support groups, and assisting others to find their strengths through person-centered recovery planning.
There are always reasons why people do the things they do. My approach is to help alleviate shame and unnecessary guilt by helping clients understand the “why” behind their emotions and behaviors. I use a trauma-informed approach with all my clients, understanding that adverse experiences throughout life may have impacted and influenced their understanding of self, others, and the world around them. I aim to create an emotionally safe space for clients to be completely themselves and explore their thoughts, emotions, and actions without judgment. Sometimes personal growth means accepting that you're either going to deal with your stuff, or your stuff is going to deal with you. Therapy is a great place to start the healing process.
I received my bachelor’s degree in social work from Asbury University, and my masters degree in social work from The University of Southern California. I am licensed to practice in the state of Kentucky. LGBTQ+ and Transgender safe space.
LPCC, LCADC, PhD
My name is Jonathan and I am a licensed certified social worker and Army Veteran dedicated to helping improve the quality of life. We all find ourselves in difficult situations and therapy/counseling can help to alleviate feelings of shame, guilt, and other emotions associated with the situation. There is hope to truly live life with joy and happiness.
I have found my gift in the helping profession of social work by offering that hope. I enjoy helping people grow in life, overcome adversity, and navigate their journeys through life. I strive to help people find the positive in themselves and situations faced. I do this through a holistic, trauma-informed approach.
I received my bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and my master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. I have experience in mental/behavioral health, substance use, cooccurring disorders, PTSD, case management, and mental health in the criminal justice system.
Let’s explore your hope and live life with joy and happiness.
Sometimes taking the first step in seeking help can be an overwhelming and scary process. I strongly believe everyone needs a trusting, non-judgmental and authentic individual to help facilitate growth. For each of my clients, I offer them a safe space where they can feel seen, heard and valued. My therapeutic approach is rooted in the belief that every individual has unique experiences and their plan of care should be person-centered, wholistic, and strengths based.
I received my bachelor’s degree in social work from Morehead State University and my master’s degree in social work from the University of Kentucky. I have experience helping others with issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, stress, adjustment disorders and communication issues.
My goal is to empower you through education, tools and unconditional positive regard to face life’s challenges with authenticity. I believe that one of the bravest things someone can do is begin to understand their own story. I feel honored to assist in someone’s journey towards growth, self-love, and increasing self-confidence.