Fred’s focus is on providing therapeutic mental health services to individuals, as well as groups, in working and collaborating toward successful goal setting and achievement. This is accomplished through establishing a strong and safe counseling alliance by being empathic to individual needs. He is dedicated to providing respect to the dignity and diversity of each person.
He is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), has a Master of Science in Education in Mental Health Counseling (M.S.Ed) from Old Dominion University, and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Leo University.
Fred is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Virginia Counselors Association, Hampton Roads Counselors Association, the International Society for Mental Health Online, and the Mental Health Writer’s Guild.