Timothy Vinson, LPC
Tim Vinson, LPC has been working in the human services field since 1987 and as a licensed therapist since 2012. Tim graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Masters in Education and a postgraduate-Masters Certificate in Professional Counseling. He has worked in mental health outpatient settings, and as a central office school administrator for over fifteen years specializing in at-risk youth community issues, as a case manager, and has served on various professional mental health committees assisting families and individuals experiencing a wide range of complications in the local community. He especially enjoys seeing the therapy improve his clients overall quality of life. Tim believes in the importance of continued professional development and participates in continuous advanced clinical training in addiction studies, disaster mental health and various other topics; this helps him find new insights into doing effective therapy. One emphasis he will not change is establishing a trusting, respectful relationship with each client. This means listening patiently and carefully to what is being said, and focusing clearly on what the client would like to do or change. It is his desire to help find a solution that works to assist clients in gaining a positive perspective, whether the need can be addressed through cognitive-behavioral approaches, psycho-educational work, or just basic honest conversation, his end goal is to make living feel more satisfying.