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My Background

I am a practicing clinician and my office locations are in the north Houston and Woodlands area.  I have the following office locations:

Prosperity Park Office Complex

2611 FM 1960 West                
Suite F-124                           
Houston, Texas 77068      

 

Wood Grove Office Park

25329 Budde Road Suite 503, Room D                                                                                                                                            The Woodlands, Texas 77380 



 My practice schedule is as follows:  Monday through Thursday 9:00am to 7:00pm at my 1960 location. Fridays, I practice at my Woodlands office location from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. My office number is 281-444-2678 and my email address is: jagvw@earthlink.net.

I have 28 years of past experience as a therapist, with Doctoral degrees in both Psychology and Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family therapy.   I am currently accepting new clients for individual, family and marital therapy services.  I am providing educational services to companies and organizations, critical incident stress debriefing services, biofeedback services, AD/HD evaluations, DOT SAP alcohol/drug evaluations and regular alcohol and drug evaluations.      

I have worked on site as an employee assistance counselor with the United States Postal Service for one year, the United Space Alliance for three years and the Federal Aviation Administration for three years. 

In addition, I have presented at national and local conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of post traumatic stress disorder, alcohol and drug issues, managing change, DOT Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) issues, grief and loss issues, improving communication, co- worker communication, fundamental management skills and improving treatment outcomes in the therapy process.  I have spoken on other topics as well. 

I have one son, Jack, who is 24, who is an Army veteran that lives independently on his own,  whom I love very much.   I have been a practicing Christian my entire life. I attend church regularly.

Education

I have earned several college degrees.   My undergraduate degree major is  B.S. in Rehabilitation Science which he obtained from the University OF Texas, Health Science Center, School Of Allied Health, Dallas, Texas, in August, 1975.  I earned two M.S. degrees in Counseling and in Psychology from Texas A & M University in Commerce, Texas.  They were obtained in May, 1975 and May, 1977, respectively.  I was awarded a Doctor Of Education degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas A & M University in Commerce, Texas in May, 1980.  I also was awarded  a Doctor Of Philosophy degree in Psychology from the University Of Southern Mississippi that was awarded in May, 1984. I am a life long learner.  I continue to attend educational programs in varied areas of study.

License, Certifications & Awards

I hold a variety of professional licenses and certifications.  My professional licenses include:

Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC- #737  Texas
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT-#595  Texas
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor - LCDC-#1646  Texas

Specialty certifications include DOT Substance Abuse Professional; Alcohol and Drug Counselor III - Texas; Gesell Child Examiner; and Certified Employee Assistance Professional - #4168 and Certified Biofeedback Practitioner.

Additional Training

I have additional beginning and advanced training in the Emotional Freedom Technique - EFT, the Jose Silva Basic and Advanced System Methods techniques and has attended numerous training programs in neurofeedback and energy psychology.  I completed training in Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and other methods to assist individuals to resolve their issues in a positive and beneficial way.   I also completed several courses at The Light University at the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC). I have been, in the past, a Board Certified Professional Pastoral Counselor certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors Board of Professional Christian Counselors. I recently completed the B.A.N.A. biofeedback certification and training program and am a qualified biofeedback practitioner.  I have several biofeedback systems including the L.I.F.E. Energy System. the Wellness Pro II, the Quantum iLife/iNfinity, the Genius Insight system. I am certified to provide biofeedback services to adults. I also have the Fisher Wallace Stimulator System and the Alpha-Stim system, both of which are FDA approved, that treat pain, depression and anxiety.  

Professional Activities and Memberships

I have participated in many professional organizations and continue to participate in professional organizations and to maintain my memberships in professional societies as needed.


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John Garlock, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT, LCDC

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