All Kinds of News for September 13, 2017
Who is Chad Stark, ACMHC, MA. Ed?
Chad Stark was raised not too many miles away from ViewPoint Center and has lived in this area for the majority of his life. Since the time he took his first course in Family Science during his freshman year at Brigham Young University (UT), he wanted to be a counselor.
After finishing a Bachelor’s degree in Family Science with a Minor in Psychology, Chad went on to earn a Master’s degree in Education and a second Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling.
Chad has counseling experience with clients needing treatment for issues resulting from substance abuse, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, suicidality, self-harm, transgender exploration and ADHD. Before becoming a therapist, he was an Academic Counselor and Director of Curriculum Development at the university level. In addition to his work at ViewPoint Center, he is currently an adjunct university faculty member teaching incoming freshman.
Chad’s work at ViewPoint Center
Since the summer of 2017, Chad has worked with patients at ViewPoint Center as a Primary therapist on the clinical team. On a daily basis, Chad works closely with patients to build a rapport and increase insight into their challenges. He provides an additional perspective to the assessment process and helps patients develop coping skills through individual, family, and group therapy. As a member of the treatment team, Chad builds diagnostic profiles for patients which can be used in long-term treatment when necessary.
His favorite aspect of working at ViewPoint Center is the interactions he has with patients. He enjoys seeing the progress patients make by gaining higher levels of stability and better insight into their struggles.
About ViewPoint Center
ViewPoint Center, a mental health assessment center for teens ages 12-17, is located just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. With a program lasting 6-7 weeks, ViewPoint Center provides superior assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and stabilization for teens struggling with mental and behavioral issues such as suicidal ideation, anxiety disorders, and eating disorders. In a safe, personalized environment, ViewPoint helps teens focus on the healing process.