Gordon Hobbie, Ph.D., LMHC

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GORDON HOBBIE, PH.D., LMHC

Are you discouraged or confused about your personal life or relationships? With over 30 years of experience as a therapist, Dr. Hobbie applies wisdom and grace to the issues that you are facing. Investing in your personal and relationship growth can lead to a significant positive change. There is hope for finding a better path and new perspective for the difficulties you are facing.

“My desire is to help you identify the good qualities that already exist in your life and to identify obstacles which hinder further growth.”

MEET DR. HOBBIE

Dr. Hobbie is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist in the State of Florida (MH#2710). (See education below) He was raised on a farm in the Midwest and is married with two grown children and five grandchildren. He enjoys long walks with his wife, a variety of sports, hiking and many outdoor activities.


“When choosing a therapist, it is important to choose one with whom you feel comfortable. My approach is based on developing an authentic relationship with my clients. I believe mutual respect and a sense of safety is vital to the counseling process. I am committed to first understanding your journey as I consider what feedback can be most helpful.”

COUNSELING EXPERIENCE

  •  ·        Over 30 years of clinical experience/ Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • ·         Works with a wide variety of clients of various ages and backgrounds
  • ·         Certified Clinical Supervisor in the State of Florida
  • ·         Director of Emmaus Counseling Center in Orlando for 28 years
  • ·         Supervisor/Professor of graduate counseling students at Reformed Theological Seminary
  • ·         Consultant at Rollins College Crummer Leadership Program in Winter Park
  • ·         Church Staff as Christian Counselor
  • ·         Member of the American Counseling Association

BENEFITS OF COUNSELING WITH DR. HOBBIE

The counseling process is a deeply personal journey that can be richly rewarding. It is an investment in personal and relational growth that can lead to significant, positive change. The counseling process can lead you to a deeper understanding of yourself and an enriched capacity to love others well. Other specific benefits include:

  • ·         Improved communication with your spouse
  • ·         Parenting tools for fewer battles
  • ·         New perspectives in overcoming depression and anxiety
  • ·         Spiritual growth

ABOUT DR. HOBBIE’S APPROACH

Dr. Hobbie has a sincere passion for knowing and understanding you and the problems which arise in your life. He offers feedback and recommendations only after reflective and careful consideration. His interventions are both respectful and appropriately challenging

DR. HOBBIE WOULD LIKE TO HELP YOU IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  •  ·        Marriage/Relationship Counseling
  • ·         Premarital Counseling
  • ·         Parenting Challenges
  • ·         Stress Management
  • ·         Anxiety
  • ·         Depression
  • ·         Faith-based Issues
  • ·         Grief/Loss
  • ·         Life Transitions

EDUCATION

  •  ·        Bachelor Degree with emphasis in Psychology and Theology – Oklahoma Wesleyan University
  • ·         Master Degree with emphasis in Counseling Psychology – University of Oklahoma
  • ·         Ph.D. Degree with emphasis in Marriage and Family – University of Oklahoma
  • ·         Certification in EMDR

NEXT CHAPTER COACHING

 In addition to Dr. Hobbie’s private counseling practice, he and his wife, Sherry, provide a separate service of Next Chapter Christian Life Coaching based in Lake County Florida. Next Chapter offers hourly personal and relationship coaching as well as concentrated multi-day coaching in a retreat type setting. For more information, go to our website at NEXTCHAPTER-COACHING.COM.


Dr. Gordon Hobbie Reaches

Winter Park FL
Orlando FL