I am a MA, LPCC, and LADC. My diverse training through the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School
of Addiction Studies, as well as training through the Mayo Clinic has enriched my understanding of holistic wellness. Additionally, I have experience in a wide variety of treatment environments with diverse clientele and understand that treatment is most effective when care is tailored with respect for the individual. To create this tailored therapeutic approach, I use an eclectic process which draws on cognitive, mindfulness based, narrative, and solution focused therapy. Additionally, I identify as a creative and write, record, and perform original music with a specialization in recovery music. These modalities allow for me to provide a creative, experiential, compassionate, trauma informed, and person-centered approach and therapeutic style.
I specialize in addiction treatment and recovery and am able to guide you through the initial substance use assessment, all the phases of recovery, and towards ongoing wellness and maintenance. I also have a passion for mental health healing, and am skilled with relationship challenges, familial
challenges, families seeking support for their loved ones, self-exploration, and trauma.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy
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I already felt like I was on a positive path when I was matched Gilbert however I can without a doubt see huge improvements and insights which has given me and increased sense of peace, acceptance, surrender, freedom, love, closer bond and relationship with my wife, son, friends and the list is growing to highlight just the of headlines. I will be eternally grateful for Gilbert’s guidance
Written on Jul 27, 2020 after therapy with Gilbert for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse
I’m new to counselling and these sessions have been a really positive experience. From our discussions, I feel like I’ve made some realizations that I otherwise wouldn’t have and have felt well supported while I climb the mountains ahead of me.
Written on May 16, 2020 after therapy with Gilbert for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues
Mr. Clark is compassionate and supportive in his counseling. He has a genuine interest in what is going on and offers reliable support. Due to this, I have been experiencing a lot of positive changes in my behavior, and I am beginning to cope with anger appropriately.
Written on Mar 19, 2020 after therapy with Gilbert for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Gil shows a genuine interest in my well-being, and has offered me useful tools for getting out of my negative thinking patterns.
Written on Mar 11, 2020 after therapy with Gilbert for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
So grateful I found someone that’s been so helpful!
Written on Feb 28, 2020 after therapy with Gilbert for 2 weeks on issues concerning career difficulties