Anthony is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA). He graduated from Pfeiffer University in North Carolina with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Appalachian State University in North Carolina with a concentration in Family Consumer Science.
Anthony began his career working in a variety of mental health program settings, providing multiple types of services ranging from therapeutic support in an inpatient/residential environment for the treatment of eating disorders to practicing counseling for individuals, couples, and families. Anthony also has experience conducting and providing group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults to process and practice a variety of coping skills.
Anthony works with individuals, couples, and families on a variety of issues such as pre-martial and marriage counseling, marital conflict, relationship distress, infidelity, anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, and ADD/ADHD. His experience is directly related to working with individuals who experience phase of life problems, adolescents in families experiencing significant emotional distress and trauma, and with couples in relational distress such as mistrust, disconnection, and communication barriers. Anthony’s approach to therapy is integrative and primarily person-centered with a fusion of family systems. His goal is to meet the specific needs of each client and to adapt such a variety of methods to cater to those needs. His passion to serve comes from a collection of Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused therapy (SFT), family systemic therapy, and Emotion-Focused therapy (EFT). He also offers therapy with integration of the Christian-faith and spirituality upon a client’s request.
Anthony’s greatest passions include the connection of relationships – that within that connection inspires a space of nurturance, hope, and a light source for healing. He strives to serve the needs of individuals and couples by exploring the deepest connections between people. He believes that all individuals need a chance for space to not only explore their inner strengths, but to also harness those strengths that leads to a renewed place of self. What Anthony has to offer are the gifts of empathy and compassion which can be seen through active listening in a safe therapeutic relationship. Within that therapeutic bond, he fulfills the role of a guide for clients to reach their fullest potential: to be their full, authentic selves and to become connected completely.