Welcome to Betterhelp. My name is John P. Koffman. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Wyoming I earned my Masters In Counseling Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University and my Education Specialist Degree in Counseling Psychology, with a marriage and family emphasis, from the University of Missouri. I have been practicing for 30 years as a generalist in a Community Mental Health setting, providing individual, family and couples counseling in Community-Based, Agency-Based and School-Based services in Casper Wyoming. I have conducted managerial and supervisory services for a Therapeutic Family Care Program and was a laison with the Department of Family Services and other state agencies. Additionally, I worked in an institution for the developmentally disabled, developing treatment plans and providing staff training. In all of those years I have gained experience working with a vast array of mental, interpersonal, emotional and behavioral health issues, primarily with adolescents and adults. Prior to obtaining my counseling degrees, I taught high school psychology and history classes and was a coach in a variety of sports.
It is my belief, and my experience supports, that a strong client/therapist relationship is absolutely essential. My approach to treatment varies, depending on the issues that a client comes in with. This may include Client-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Solution-.Focused Therapy. Of all of the clients I have worked with, teenagers have been a challenge and the ones I seem to have a passion for. Much of my experience has focused on depression, anxiety and grief and loss. I can also provide Faith-Based Therapy if that meets the clients needs. I am a strong advocate for the utilization of exercise and eating well and can provide psychoeducation in this area.
I have a passion for working with people to help them obtain success in living their lives to the fullest. I fully understand that being attached to the right therapist is essential and that it may take time to find that right fit. I have been told that I am easy to connect with and it is my hope that I can be of service to you.
30yrs in practice
Additional areas of focus:Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for John Koffman. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
John is straightforward and to the point. While the situation youre going through might be a difficult pill to swallow, John will give you practical ways to achieve progress and help yourself to success! I would never have anyone else as a trusted therapist.
Written on Feb 08, 2023 after therapy with John for 8 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue
John is very professional, he listens and explained things clearly
Written on Dec 29, 2022 after therapy with John for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and coping with life changes
John Kaufman was an exceptional therapist. He was compassionate and understanding when needed. Was deeply thoughtful when asking me questions of a sensitive nature. He also gently challenged me exactly when I needed it (when I didn’t realize it was the key to enlightenment about certain situations). As a female I was surprised when I was matched with a male therapist. I’m so glad I stuck with better helps recommendation. He is a life changer!
Written on Dec 26, 2022 after therapy with John for 9 months on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd
John has really helped me even though we have just started
Written on Dec 24, 2022 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd
A tremendous therapist
Written on Oct 08, 2022 after therapy with John for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and coping with life changes
I have been with John since April of 2021.
Written on Sep 20, 2022 after therapy with John for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd
John is a very kind and normal person who I find easy to talk and relate to. He’s helped me work through problems in my life and grow as a person. John is very professional and knowledgeable and has helped me work through some very heavy trauma. I’m glad I reached out.
Written on Aug 22, 2022 after therapy with John for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
Written on Jul 21, 2022 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Very helpful in digging deep into issues!!! Not afraid to approach the reality of situations!!!
Written on May 08, 2022 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and anger management
He listens and provides helpful advice and resources that can be turned into everyday skills that are rational and practical and that’s refreshing. He’s extremely easy to connect with with a friendly personality.
Written on Apr 19, 2022 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
John is an amazing, intuitive, experienced therapist. I am so glad I met him!
Written on Mar 15, 2022 after therapy with John for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Been talking to John the past month and he is kind and knowledgeable. He interacts and shares his own experiences and listens to what you need to get out and provides feedback and different techniques on how to work on issues you might be having. He is thorough and wants to know about you and cares about you and because of this it shows how much he is passionate about his profession.
Written on Jan 31, 2022 after therapy with John for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and anger management
John Koffman is super understanding and takes time out of his day to reach out to you to see how you are doing. He is so understanding and has experience with what he is saying. I highly recommend him to everyone I talk to.
Written on Oct 22, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, and parenting issues
I joined BetterHelp as kind of a last resort. I don't really like talking about my feelings and I'm extra skeptical about male therapists as I've had some issues with men in my past. But John has been the best therapist I've ever seen and far exceeded my expectations for what I would get out of therapy. He's kind, considerate, intelligent, and empathetic. He really truly does care deeply about his clients and wants to help you help yourself! I don't think I could've found a better therapist if I'd tried.
Written on Aug 02, 2021 after therapy with John for 4 months on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd
Seems very knowledgeable, and is good with dealing with me as a very unsure patient who was unsure what getting help looked like.
Written on Jun 10, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd
John has been great to work with. He is knowledgeable with my area of concern, he listens and shows empathy to me along with valuable life lessons.
Written on Jun 09, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes
It is a good experience and it is helpful
Written on Jun 09, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, and anger management
John was my 3rd therapist in a line of what were some really disappointing encounters. I was ready to quit trying, and then I paired with John. He’s taken an active role in my recovery and therapy. I was literally just raving to my partner about how well my session went, and how I’m glad I keep coming back. Cannot recommend his help enough, and I’m eager to continue the course.
Written on Jun 03, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, anger management, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue
John , is very helpful in providing me with things that may help my situation, he is understanding of my situation, and is delightful to talk with.
Written on Jun 01, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief
Up front and no beating around the bush, if you're looking for clear answers or just someone to bounce your thoughts around with; look no further.
Written on Apr 21, 2021 after therapy with John for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and adhd
I wasn't sure I would like John Koffman at first because I felt more confident in talking with a woman. But I'm glad I gave him a chance. I've only been talking with him for two weeks but I already feel improvement in myself. He is a very good listener and really makes me think about things that I normally don't. I look forward to our sessions and enjoy how anytime I share a journal entry with him, he is responsive and positive. He has helped me feel hopeful again. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who struggles with depression.
Written on Apr 09, 2021 after therapy with John for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd
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