As a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 35,000 hours of face-to-face experience, Chris draws on his personal experience and education to help couples and their children live happy and healthy lives together. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa and a Master's Degree from Liberty University, and is certified in Gottman Method Couples Therapy as well as a Certified Gottman Trainer.
Jon's counseling approach is based on the belief that we should serve each other and seek to understand and meet the needs of our partners. He believes that a healthy relationship is one that is nurtured and cared for, rather than one that is seen as greener on the other side. Jon is a values and faith-driven counselor who specializes in working with couples and families, but also has experience in counseling abused and neglected foster children, working as a foster parent, and helping traumatized families find reconciliation and restoration.
He’s an experienced therapist and founder of the non-profit Delta Center for Transformation, which aims to help individuals, couples, and families achieve their full potential. As a certified Child Custody Evaluator, Jon is also a recommended resource for the Family Court system, specializing in high-conflict situations. He helps clients develop communication skills to work through almost any situation and is committed to helping them reach their highest potential. Jon currently resides in Tampa, Florida, with his wife and two children, and looks forward to helping clients navigate life's challenges and cultivate a healthy and dynamic relationship.
He is the founder and owner of two prominent mental health organizations, Relationship Counseling Group, PLLC and Behavioral Health Intervention Center, LLC, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chris has been featured on various media platforms, including Good DAY DC, PIX11's New York Living, and NPR radio.
Chris is committed to helping couples and executive leaders manage their personal and professional relationships to achieve their goals. He firmly believes that fostering strong and meaningful relationships is the key to success in all aspects of life. When he is not working, Chris enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three beautiful children. His hobbies include traveling, mountain biking, hiking, cooking, and documenting his experiences in his journal. Working with Chris as your coach, you can expect personalized guidance and support to help you achieve your relationship and leadership objectives.
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