I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified EMDR Therapist. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice at Shippensburg University where I graduated Magna Cum Laude and as the Distinguished Military Graduate. I served six years as a Commissioned Officer in the US Army and later spent eleven years in the private sector employed by behavioral health companies. I earned a Masters in Social Work from Temple University, entered private practice and practiced traditional talk therapy including cognitive behavioral interventions, marriage and relationship counseling, family counseling, group therapy, and EMDR therapy.
I later spent two years working as a therapist and administrator for an International Mission agency based in the UK. While living, traveling and working in fourteen countries on five continents, I gained experience with mental health interventions across cultures in treating trauma, depression, anxiety and PTSD.
I am now employed full time as an executive for the US Department of Veterans Affairs serving as a Director in the Veterans Health Administration's Employee Education System. In 2018 I became a Senior Executive Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. I am honored to serve our nation's Veterans as I am also a Veteran myself and use VA exclusively for my own healthcare. I continue my clinical practice in Gettysburg and the York-Adams County region of Pennsylvania and also offer online services.
I have a firm foundation in scripture, Christian counseling, prayer and intercession, and have counseled many people hurt by churches and faith, as well as fallen pastors or struggling church leaders, and can speak to the various aspects of the spiritual roles of a father, mother, and child.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Trauma and abuse
- Parenting issues
- Self esteem
I also have experience in Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
LCSW #CW014672 (Expires: 2021-02-28)
Keith is a very good counselor. I sincerely appreciate his efforts. He is patient and very kind.
The work we’ve been doing has been life changing!