Jeff has over 17 years of experience providing counselling to a diverse range of clients of all ages. He specializes in helping LGBT folks and understands the impact homophobia and heterosexism can have on mental health.
Are you feeling stuck? Is your life out of balance? Would you like to experience more joy, passion, productivity, and fun? In a friendly, respectful, nurturing environment, Jeff will guide you on a journey of self-discovery where you can explore what matters most. Whatever is blocking your potential – fear of failure, fear of missing out, anxiety, sexuality concerns, or just plain stressful living – Jeff will collaboratively engage you in establishing meaningful goals for treatment and recovery. Using creative strategies and practical techniques, he will help you learn to successfully navigate the ups and downs of life so you can create more balance and connection in your work, relationships, and communities.
Jeff works well with a diverse range of clients, especially tech professionals. As a former engineer he can usually translate psychological concepts to a math-science audience effectively.
Approaches/techniques: Jeff’s approach is client-centered, strengths-based, and integrative; he draws on a variety of therapy techniques tailored to the person. These include Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), EMDR – a somatic process for healing trauma, Parts Work Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy.