My Approach to Helping
Are you struggling with recurring negative thoughts, emotions, behaviors and habits? Do you cope with life’s issues with substances or poor decisions, feeling trapped, with little or no hope? If so, I believe I can help you with that. Hello, my name is Chris Coleman, and I am licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland and for telehealth in Florida. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Provider., and entered the field in 1994. With that said, it’s not as important of how much I know that you care about. You want to know how much I care and how I use what I know, right? With compassion, empathy and skill, let’s work together, to get you, liberated.
My primary theoretical approaches are Cognitive Behavioral, Reality (Choice), Motivational Interviewing (Enhancement), Solution Focused. I utilize the evidenced-based approaches from the scientific training, yet, my base and strength of therapy, come from a faith-based model, which means, the approach is from the inside, out. My approach is one of compassion, empathy, person-centered, genuine and to be upfront to find where you want to go, and how I may walk with you to get you there. You are treated with dignity and respect as a person, not as a diagnosis.