I am a LMHC and LCAC with over 25 years experience in mental health and addiction issues. I am familiar with the 12 step model for recovery and generally use a CBT based approach to other clinical issues. In my work experience I have also been active in emergency medicine and an EMT-A and wilderness/swift water rescue along with HAM radio, including weather spotting and ARES work. In the 20+ years of work as a counselor, I have dealt with a variety of issues and treated indviduals with a long list of mental health issues. I tend to utilize a CBT model of therapy, but am not adverse to other modalities of treatment including 12 step, Motivational interviewing and CISM interventions.
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Codependency, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Isolation / Loneliness, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
IN LMHC 39000805A
Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Charles for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd
I love working with Charles Bugh (Randy). He is funny and calming and an all around great therapist.
Written on Aug 15, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, coaching, and compassion fatigue
Charles has been extremely helpful in the short time we have worked together. He is an excellent listener and has provided me tools specific to me that have already been a huge help.
Written on May 25, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
Very easy to talk to. Super nice guy.
Written on Apr 05, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, and coping with life changes