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Personal Statement

Beginning a therapeutic journey is an act of courage. As Carl Jung wisely said, “who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.” Confronting our deepest emotions and thoughts can be daunting. However, my commitment is to stand beside you, without judgment, guiding each step as we navigate the path to your personal growth.

Who I Serve

Luke serves both youth and adults ages 16 and up, offering flexible in-person or remote sessions. He is deeply committed to fostering self-awareness in his clients, empowering them to understand their emotions and thoughts. This clarity enables individuals to make informed decisions, overcome challenges, and achieve the goals set collaboratively.

Specialty Treatment Areas

  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Substance use disorder
  • Anger
  • Military & Vets
  • Spiritual concerns

Theoretical Approach

Luke’s approach is deeply rooted in a strengths-based perspective, championing the inherent dignity and worth of every individual. As a trusted guide, he employs cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness techniques to empower clients on their unique journey towards self-determination. Early life experiences, he believes, greatly shape one’s personas. Through introspection and forging new, empowering narratives, he aids in transformative personal growth.

Luke embraces a holistic ‘Person in Environment’ viewpoint, examining the intricate tapestry of a client’s life. Homework assignments occasionally punctuate sessions, fostering continued reflection. To Luke, resistance isn’t an obstacle but an insightful tool, offering deeper understanding and paths to growth.

Insurance Networks

  • Private pay
  • Aetna
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna (Evernorth)
  • TriCare

Education/Certifications

  • Masters in Social Work – Western New Mexico University (May 2024)
  • Bachelor's Degree – University of Texas in San Antonio

Affiliations/Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers