Jerry E. Park, LPC
Mr. Park is an extensively and diversely experienced professional counselor and leadership coach, specializing now in serving MEN-ONLY – primarily, but not exclusively, military servicemen of every status.
- Affiliation with Genesis Counseling Center – since 2010
- Leadership Coach-Coach Trainer Certification – Lifeforming Leadership Coaching – 2003
- Licensed Professional Counselor [LPC] – Commonwealth of Virginia – since 1993
- M.A., Counseling – Regent University – 1991
- B.A., Psychology – State University of New York – 1974
SPECIALTIES: Counseling-Coaching MEN-ONLY, helping with:
- Depression / Anxiety
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD]
- Career / Occupational Issues
- Marital / Family Issues [Individual Counseling Only]
- Military Transitions / Separation
- Stress / Life Management
- Anger / Interpersonal Conflicts
- Relationship Issues
- Social Anxiety / Self-Esteem / Confidence
- Infidelity / Sexual Addiction
- Faith / Spiritual Issues
STYLE: Mr. Park maintains high ethical and professional standards, yet appreciates having an authentic, down-to-earth, peer-to-peer style of counseling-coaching relationship. While maintaining a serious focus to assure productivity, he also makes it a relaxed, enjoyable process and relationship for both himself and his clients. Mr. Park is well experienced with and very much prefers having a clientele of multicultural diversity, across the adult age-spectrum. He has sincere empathy and a mature, real-life and real-world personal faith, as well as a decent sense of humor. Mr. Park seeks to personally and authentically relate with his clients in a transparent manner about his own life in a way that is relevant and therapeutic, the basis for a genuine and trustworthy rapport.
CLINICAL APPROACH: Mr. Park has developed his own personalized model and system of counseling-coaching, including having measurable goals which also helps with his own accountability to assure effective services. Mr. Park employs a variety of skilled interventions for almost any condition on the diagnostic spectrum. Though he gives advice, he primarily equips and empowers clients to improve their own emotional intelligence [EQ] and coaches them to confidently take charge of the quality of their own lives. Mr. Park is skillfully in-depth and keenly on-point. His approach is affirming, yet balanced, with insightful and respectful “straight-talk” all men need, appreciate, and find helpful. He is creatively eclectic, primarily using common counseling methods, as well as the uncommon, powerful, and effective skills of “Lifeforming Leadership Coaching”, and his own unique blend of God-given abilities. Mr. Park provides an unwavering commitment which builds hopefulness, maintains focus, instills motivation, provides accountability, and gets results, often quicker than and beyond what clients expect.
PERSONAL: Being a former athlete, Mr. Park most enjoys following competitive sports. He also enjoys cycling and kayaking. His priority interest is his own personal spiritual well-being and faithfulness, including private disciplines of fasting, prayer, and reading and studying the Scriptures from a Hebraic perspective, by which he seeks to live on a daily basis. Mr. Park remarried in 2014. He has 3 adult married children and several grandchildren.