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  • "You're the captain, and I'm the navigator,
    let me help you chart your course."

    Welcome!

    Do you have out of control children or adolescents? Struggling with behavioral problems? Experiencing emotional, disruptive or other behavioral difficulties? Is there substance related issues? Or are you struggling with addiction related problems? Have you tried to solve your problems on your own only to realize you need help from someone else?

    If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have made the right choice! That is to say, you are on the right page! Counseling Advantages currently have openings for adult, adolescent, and children patients. We know seeking help can be hard. You’ve likely been debating it for months, if not years, and we are extremely glad you have taken this courageous step.


    Think about this: “Where your attention goes, is where your energy flows”


    Let us help you work on refocusing your attention to produce, improve and overcome the challenges your facing. Whether you’re struggling with emotional or behavioral problems, defiant children, substance related issues of abuse and addiction, difficult mood swings, anxiety, depression or just difficult circumstances, it is important that you know your not alone in the journey. Counseling Advantages has the experience to help you work toward achieving your goals, overcoming adverse situations, and work toward living a more productive, fulfilling and meaningful life.

    We understand no two individuals are the same, and we tailor our sessions together to address challenges unique to you. We will work together to understand the root cause of the struggles you face, and address them with long-lasting and proven strategies, helping you get closer and achieve the life you’ve always wanted.

    If you’re ready to work towards your ideal life, we’re ready when you are.

    So don’t hesitate, call us today and let’s get started.

    About Jeffrey L Gayken

    I have worked professionally in mental health counseling since 2013, prior to that I have experience working in residential programs for both adolescent and adult populations. I have experience working in community mental health centers as well as substance abuse and addiction treatment centers. Most recently I have been working in a behavioral health hospital that focuses on crisis, suicidal / homicidal ideation, various forms of psychosis, co-occuring disorders (i.e. that is both mental health problems combined with substance abuse or addiction related disorders); including such things as depressive disorders, anxiety, mood related disorders, disruptive, impulse control and conduct disorders, behavior problems, gender dysphoria, neurocognitive disorders, as well as neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. autism, ADHD etc), obsessive compulsive presentations, substance abuse and addictive disorders, trauma or other stressor related disorders. I also have experience working with LGBTQIA populations. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC). Call me and lets discuss the situation!

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