Chuck is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned his Masters of Social Work degree from Illinois State University. The focus of Chuck's Masters studies was inpatient Mental Health and assisting patients to successfully re-integrate into their community. During this time Chuck worked with individuals and families challenged by anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders and a host of other serious emotional conditions.
Chuck has been working professionally in the Peoria area for the past fifteen years. He has a broad base of experience in individual, family and couples therapy including pre-marital counseling. Chuck is currently working with patients and families at OSF Homecare and the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. His work there has assisted families to cope with the stresses of change brought about by chronic or serious illness as well as grief related issues. Chuck has been able to provide strategies and assistance for healing and wellness for diverse groups of people.
Chuck believes strongly in the worth and dignity of all individuals without regard to ethnicity, race, creed, orientation, social standing. Chuck has vast life experience and is able to identify with people at their point of need and successfully guide them to a place of understanding and emotional wellness. Chuck's compassionate nature and supportive approach provide a sense of trust and safety for his clients. Chuck utilizes integrated therapy approaches that are brief reality based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to maximize the wellness potentialities of each client.