George R. Goodman, M-Div, MA LPCC-S


The great thing in this world is not so much where we are but in which direction we are moving. ~ Oliver W. Homes I welcome the privilege and opportunity to journey with you toward wholeness and healing.
Philosophy of Counseling

My philosophy of counseling is rooted in the concept of the wounded healer. I, like you, have been wounded as I've journeyed through life. When I discovered I could not heal myself, I turned to The Wounded Healer, who is familiar with all of my suffering (emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual), and I began my journey toward healing.

Education and Credentials

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and
Structured Sensory Interventions for Traumatized Children,
Adolescents and Parents (SITCAP) Train Therapist
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor, State
of Ohio (E.0500569-SUPV)
M.A. Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Ashland Theological
Seminary (ATS), Ashland, Ohio
Master of Divinity, North Park Theological Seminary,
Chicago, Illinois
B.A. Human Development, California State University,
Hayward, California

Background and Experience

I've had the fortune and privilege of serving others throughout the US and Europe, providing peer and pastoral counseling for individuals from varied cultural, ethnic, religious, age range, and socioeconomic backgrounds. As a chaplain I provided pastoral care in hospital settings (ER, ICU, Inpatient, BWU, Psych), and retirement communities for senior citizens as they lived through the final stage of life.

My journey in mental health counseling began in 2003, at ATS. Since receiving my M.A. in Clinical Pastoral Counseling I've worked with adults, adolescents, children and their families, helping them move toward conflict resolution, wholeness, and healing. I have training and experience in providing crisis assessments and interventions. As an EMDR and SITCAP trained therapist (trauma focused therapies), I worked with clients of all ages who struggle with symptoms and behaviors related to reported abuse, trauma, depression and anxiety.