Because life includes unavoidable pain, you and I are always “on the mend”. Instead of letting pain rob you of a life of peace, conviction, connection and meaning, learn how to let it teach you of your vitality and drive to obtain a life worth living. Regardless of where you are in the process of mending, you don’t have to do it alone. Please reach out to me. I want to help you feel safe and more confident in your daily living. On The Mend Counseling is where it can begin.
JULY 28th I will be resuming in person sessions.
LISTEN to Mama’s Well Episode #69 “The Role of Connection in Addiction Prevention and Recovery” to hear Adam speak with Tara Hutton about how to connect and be human.
LISTEN to Adam guest speaking on: “Parents and Teens: Our Roles, Relationships, and Struggles” with Mosaics of Mercy host: Sherry Burkhard.
WATCH the episode with Stonebridge Church’s EQUIPP series where Adam Bertoch guest speaking about the roots of addiction.
For some more information and resources check out my blog page.
Professional Experience: Adam is dually licensed in the State of Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist [LMFT] and Chemical Dependency Counselor [LCDC]. He began his career counseling adolescents in juvenile justice and corrections centers in both Idaho and Texas and later in a…
While I certainly welcome individual adults, couples, and families, I have found that my niche is working with adolescents and emerging adults. My clinical focus and personal experience draws me to providing treatment of the effects of trauma; namely, depression, anxiety, and addiction.
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Let me start with an explanation of the experience I had writing the information below. When I set out to understand, solve, or explain something better, I usually ask myself three questions about the problem: “What is it?”, “How is it?”, “Why is it?”….
PURPOSE OF THIS POST: I wanted to write this post to help aid parents in seeing some of the signs/symptoms of trauma in their children. Trauma symptoms can be sneaky and hide very well behind what most think are normal adolescent behaviors. The phrase…
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