Bill holds a Post Graduate Ed.S. degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He also holds a Masters Degree in Counseling from that same university and a bachelors degree in Psychology from the esteemed Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham. He has helped guide countless individuals, couples and families towards a life of greater happiness, improved health and more fulfilling interpersonal relationships.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Mindfulness Coach, Bill has worked with clients in a variety of settings including community mental health, criminal justice, hospitals and non-profit agencies. His greatest devotion, however, has been his influential work with clients in his own private practice of the last twenty-one years. On the national scale, Bill has been a Clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists and has been a Diplomate of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists. He also holds certifications as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (2001) and an Advanced Addiction Counselor (2000).
Bill speaks both English and Spanish fluently and has worked successfully with all ages of clients. He works regularly with adolescents as well as couples and families.
Bill has long been a student of Mindfulness techniques and approaches to living. He began practicing Mindfulness Meditation fifteen years ago and still continues a daily practice of 45 minutes in mindful meditation. He coaches his clients on the powerful implications that mindfulness has for relationships, compassion and emotional well-being. Interested clients learn to integrate the practice of mindfulness and the peace, health and richness it brings to ones life.
Recreation for Bill includes playing racquetball, reading copious books, boating on Lake Texoma and spending down time with his eighteen year old son and loving wife of 28+ years.