Hi, welcome to my counseling info website. I look forward to seeing if I can be of service to you or help you find someone that you can accomplish your counseling goals with. Feel free to give me a call and we can discuss whether entering a counseling relationship together would be the right fit for you. Thanks for visiting---Mike
Mike has served as a pastor and ordained minister since 1994 at South Valley Community Church and recently lead pastor/campus pastor at Incarnate Faith Church. Currently, he has transitioned to working as a relationship counselor with Greg Whittaker in Gilroy. In June of 2008, he completed his degree in Marriage And Family Therapy from Western Seminary. Previously at Christian Counseling Center in San Jose, under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Bennett Greig, he gained valuable experience as an MFT trainee. While working as a pastor, he continued to practice his counseling skills under the supervision of Greg Whittaker LMFT up until December 2012, where he became licensed and opened his own private practice. Mike is a member in good standing of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). Areas of focus are general psychotherapy practice, child and adolescent therapy, pre-marital, couples counseling, family counseling, sex addiction (CSAT) and young adults undergoing life transitions and he is focusing his practice to working with men and trauma.
Bringing years of experience in teaching theology, leading groups, mentoring leaders, counseling individuals and couples, being in counseling himself and volunteering in Gilroy; Mike has been preparing himself to effectively help others. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, watching epic movies, reading, pro-audio tweaking and playing with his four young children. He has been married since 1998.