Jeff has lived in the Abilene area for most of the past 25 years. He's worked in a ministry context, as a hospital chaplain, a bus driver, a photographer, a rental car agent, an adjunct professor, a case worker, a program director and a therapist. Despite the many hats he wears, he always enjoys helping people heal, grow and be in healthy relationships. His training in various models of systemic therapy (Narrative, Cognitive Behavioral, Solution Focused, Structural/Strategic, Intergenerational) and his experience working with thousands of families and individuals since he began seeing clients in 2009 brings him to this practice at Mosaic Wellness. Call today to set up an appointment to see him!
Therapeutic Supervision for LMFT-A practitioners
Pre-Marital Counseling (Twogether in Texas certified)
Areas of focus: Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Grief, Anger, Sexual Issues, Adolescent Issues, Trauma, Adoption Issues, Identity Issues
Speaking Engagements (Example topics: Communication, Parenting, Grief, Emotional Regulation, Dealing with Anxiety, Personal Growth and Development)
Adoption Homestudy (Taylor and surrounding counties)
Bachelor of Science in Youth and Family Ministry, Abilene Christian University, 1998
Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy, Abilene Christian University, 2009
Jeff is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor located in Abilene, TX. He has been in private practice since 2012. He has worked as a hospital Chaplain with Hendrick Health Systems since 2007 and worked with Hendrick Hospice's Club Courage program since 2015. Jeff's prior career in ministry has provided opportunities to work with families in a faith context and he sees his therapeutic work as an extension of his ministry. His own experience of being a parent of children with Type 1 diabetes has prepared him to work with individuals and families grieving the loss of health and functionality. From 2013-2017,he served as Director of the Youth Substance Abuse Prevention program through Serenity House (a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center) and has a passion for equipping youth and families with resiliency skills to deal with difficult life situations. He enjoys working with other local non-profit organizations like FaithWorks and Club Courage. Most recently, he has upgraded his license to be able to offer supervision for therapists in training. He and his wife, Amelia, have three amazing children and a fantastic chocolate Labrador named Sherlock. Mosaic Wellness is part of Jeff's dream to operate a therapy practice that can make a difference in the community and promote health and wellness not just in mental health areas, but holistically.