Patrick is a licensed professional counselor. He has been a mental health professional since he completed graduate school in psychology in 1977. In 1989 he obtained his professional counselor's license and has been in private practice since.
During his thirty-some years of experience Patrick worked with nearly every category of mental health issue, including serious mental illness, stress management training and anxiety and depressive disorders, folks with posttraumatic stress disorder and folks who simply wanted to define goals for themselves. Patrick worked with children, adolescents and adults.
Patrick worked as a clinician and as a clinical supervisor of other mental health professionals. Patrick also conducted over 3,500 diagnostic evaluations of children, adolescents and adults for various courts, attorneys, schools and social service agencies. During this time he also testified as a mental health expert witness in hundreds of trials and hearings. He knows his stuff.