Addiction Counselor and Couples Therapist
Jake Colton LCSW CADC
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Common Issues Include…
- Alcohol Abuse
- Anger Management
- Drug Abuse — Heroin, Cocaine, Meth, Prescriptions Pills
- Sexual Addiction
- Trauma and PTSD
- Video Game Addiction
Jake has been trained in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), the Gottman Method (specific to working with couples), and draws upon the humanistic, existential, strengths-based, and client-centered approaches (e.g. Carl Rogers) as the foundation for his work.
Education and Training
Jake graduated from the University of Utah MagnaCum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.
He obtained his Masters degree in clinical social work and counseling from The University of Chicago.
Jake participated in a year-long intensive Motivational Interviewing program lead by Summerson Carr PhD, Stanley McCracken PhD LCSW, and Scott Peterson LCSW CADC. Since then he has taught courses at DePaul University centered around Motivational Interviewing and has lead Motivational Interviewing trainings for licensed mental health professionals.