Licensure

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)

Education

M.Ed., Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Youngstown State University, 2013

Professional History

Thomas Zimmerman began his career in a community mental health internship site where he gained experience in diagnostic assessment and evaluation, individual counseling, crisis intervention, and the treatment of clients with profound emotional and thought disorders. After licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor, he began working at PsyCare as an outpatient therapist in September 2014.

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Thought Disorders
  • Traumatic Experiences
  • Relationship Issues

Professional Objectives

 

“I take a navigational approach with clients that assess where they are and where they want to go. This approach incorporates client assets, liabilities, and values. I use evidenced-based therapeutic approaches that are tailored to fit the needs of each individual client.”

Theoretical Orientation

 

Most of Mr. Zimmerman’s work with clients utilizes Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for anxiety and depression issues, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for personality issues, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma treatment.

Certificates/Special Training

 

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Motivational Interviewing

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Counseling Association
  • Ohio Counseling Association