Dr. Carpenter is one of an elite group of counselors who have been awarded the coveted CGT-Certified Gottman Therapist designation. The CGT is the gold standard for couples therapists around the world in the world in Gottman Method Couples Counseling, a science based method of marriage and couples therapy based on over four decades of clinical research. The achievement requires highly structured training, practicum, consultation, and peer-review of the counselor's clinical techniques to assure they are up to the required standards. He is a member in good standing of the Gottman Referral Network of couples therapists and is approved to teach the Gottman Art & Science of Love workshops, the Seven Principles of Making Marriage Work classes, and the Bringing Baby Home program. Dr. Carpenter is also a Board Certified Pastoral Counselor as well as a Certified Neuropsychotherapist, is certified in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT-EFCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TEAM-CBT), Discernment Counseling, Internal Family Systems (IFS)/Parts Therapy, is a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, holds several certifications and designations in grief counseling, as well as numerous designations and certifications in the field of clinical hypnosis & hypnotherapy.
Currently in private practice, Dr. Carpenter works with couples who are experiencing challenges in their relationship, or just want to learn tools and techniques to keep their relationship strong. Additionally, he conducts premarital counseling, as well as works with individuals and families who are struggling with many of the day to day challenges of life ranging from relationship issues and family conflict, to anxiety and dealing with traumatic events.
Clinical hypnotherapy is also offered to those who are experiencing autonomic issues such as Fibromyalgia and IBS, oncology issues such as chemo-induced nausea and vomiting, mastectomy related hot flashes, or for difficult or intractable pain such as migraines with a proper referral from a licensed physician. Related grief counseling is also available.
To make an appointment contact us online, or call the office at 469-225-9040.