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John W. Schempf MA, MS, LMFT #77514
Individual, Marital and Family Therapy, Couple’s Counseling, Individual Counseling, Child Counseling/Play Therapy, Adolescent Counseling / Mentoring, Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Substance Abuse Prevention, Sexual Assault Victim Advocate, Anger Management, Domestic Violence Prevention/Intervention, Veteran’s Counseling, Men’s Groups, Addictions Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling, Sexual Assault Prevention/Intervention, Post Traumatic/Critical Incident Stress Management, Spiritual Counseling, Art Therapy, Music Therapy/Drumming, Wilderness Survival Therapy.
I have been with Hope Counseling Services Petaluma since 2010.
I have 25+ years experience providing drug and alcohol abuse intervention, prevention, screening and counseling.
I served in the US Coast Guard on active duty for over 22 years and currently provide counseling and referral for the US Coast Guard Active Duty, Dependent and Civilian employees focusing on Domestic Violence, Child Abuse and Sexual Assault.
I completed a Masters of Arts degree in Psychology – (Marriage and Family Therapy Specialty) from Saybrook University, a Masters in Science degree in Quality Systems Improvement from the National Graduate School and Research Center and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology, from Sonoma State University.
For over 25 years I have continuously volunteered as a youth mentor providing education, coaching and leadership with the Petaluma Unified School District, the Petaluma Boys and Girls Clubs, Petaluma Little League, Pop Warner Football and CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) Basketball. I have also been a Boyscouts of America trained scout leader and youth mentor/spiritual counselor with a local church.
My lifelong goal is to further my own professional development and personal exploration, with compassionate regard for all of humanity, through ongoing work, research, education, and contemplative, mindful spiritual practice.