John graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with his bachelors in Psychology and his Masters of Arts in Counseling from Doane University in 2016. He is a provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (PLMHP), and a Provisionally Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (PLADC).
John has experience working in residential substance abuse treatment centers, where he treated co-occurring substance abuse as well as mental health disorders. He specializes in substance abuse, spiritual growth, anxiety and depression, men’s issues, LGBTQA+ issues, meaning and purpose and healing from shame.
He also received his 200hr-certification in yoga and is currently working toward becoming an Ayurvedic counselor. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian healing system that emphasizes body-mind-spirit connection through proper diet and lifestyle. John’s mission statement is: Through my experience, knowledge, and deep passion for easing others’ suffering, it is my purpose to help individuals cultivate more understanding, self-compassion, joy, inner peace, hope, meaning and purpose. This is accomplished by compassionately treating the individual as a whole person.
Location: OIC Lakeside (17021 Lakeside Hills Plz. Omaha NE 68130)