MA, LCMHCA, EMDR Trained, CSAT-Candidate
At a high level, Kyle recognizes that your pain is real, your story is special, and your future can be bright. His desire is for you to become the truest and best version of yourself, and he believes he can guide you on your journey toward wellness. He is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling Associate (LCMHCA) in North Carolina with an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University.
Regarding his approach, Kyle believes his diverse background in engineering and ministry can bring an interpersonal but goal-oriented perspective to every session, grounded in the redemptive message of Jesus Christ. He sees clients of all worldviews, perspectives, and belief systems.
Kyle has worked with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups. He is trained in EMDR therapy, TF-CBT, Positive Parenting Program (Triple P), Seeking Safety, and Resource Parenting Curriculum. As of 2020, Kyle is pursuing certifications in EMDR through the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and sex addiction therapy (CSAT) through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP).
During sessions, Kyle often utilizes adaptive information processing (AIP) from EMDR, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), existential therapy, gestalt therapy, humanistic therapy, mindfulness, solutions-focused brief therapy (SFBT), and reality therapy with clients. He has international supervision experience with Ukrainian counselors, as well as a history presenting at national mental health conferences.
All that said, Kyle trusts most in the strength of the therapeutic relationship and believes it will make the biggest difference in your healing. He commits to showing you empathy, genuineness, and acceptance while being your accountability partner in counseling. Together, you and Kyle can create a new narrative for your present season that aligns with your desired future.
Areas of special interest: trauma-related disorders, mood disorders, addictions, men’s issues, attachment disorders, impulse disorders, autism spectrum disorders