Life is full of transitions, but sometimes there are some unexpected curve balls. The majority of us have hit a fork in the road and we are not sure where to turn. During those times we need some guidance in navigating what to do next.
Curt seeks to provide a safe place for clients to be seen, heard, and accepted. He aspires to help couples deepen their connection by addressing their underlying wounds and supporting them towards great openness and transparency in their connection. Curt works to connect with and understand his clients and their stories. We cannot change our past, but we can rewrite our story to have a more satisfying and life-fulling present and future.
Curt specializes in assisting individuals, couples, and families who are in times of transition and/or challenging situations. He also has experience in counseling those who are struggling with addictions. Curt has done extensive work helping those with trauma, loss and grief issues. Faith is the foundation of his counseling practice.
Curt’s counseling approach using a variety of different methods with his clients based on their presented need including emotional focused therapy, attachment theory, family system therapy, internal family systems, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness.
Curt has cross-cultural experience in various teaching and counseling positions in southeast Asia for fourteen years. He also had a cross cultural marriage with his wife Nancy who he has been married to for thirteen years. In his free time, he likes eating good food, cycling, listening to music, swimming, reading, and playing with his three energetic boys.
Personal, Educational, and Professional Experience
- Over six years of professional counseling experience with individuals, couples, and families
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Illinois
- Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Wheaton College (2016)
- MA in TESOL from Central Michigan University (1999)
- Prepare Enrichment Certified