John is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor at Matone Counseling Asheville. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from South Eastern University in Lakeland, Florida and his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Webster University in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
John has been working in mental health for more than 10 years and has worked in a variety of settings. He has experience working with substance use disorders, anxiety and depression. He is also comfortable with personality disorders, couples, spiritual conflicts and trauma in which he is EMDR trained. John is an LGBTQIA+ affirmative therapist as well as being a part of the LGBTQIA+ community. He provides therapy for couples and adults. John utilizes CBT, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused and harm reduction modalities.