John Sternfels, LPC, NCC, CSAT, C-SASI, CMAT, CCPS, MITS, and EMDR Trained, is the owner and director of NorthPoint Professional Counseling.
John’s Counseling Experiences:
The Gottman Method
NBCC – John Sternfels is a National Board-Certified Counselor (NBCC)
John believes that by choosing a mental health professional for yourself or a family member is an important decision. National Board-Certified Counselors (NCCs) are master’s-level (or higher) mental health professionals who have voluntarily met high national standards in education and experience and have passed a rigorous examination. Look for the NCC or National Certified Counselor certification mark, an indicator of qualification and commitment in a professional counselor.
The NCC certification is a voluntary certification that goes beyond the legal requirements for licensure.
NCCs have shown their dedication to their profession and to providing the best services possible. NCCs must complete regular continuing education in order to maintain their certification. This ensures that NCCs are up to date on developments and best practices in the profession, so that they can provide you with high-quality services.
CSAT and CMAT – (Sexual Addiction Recovery / Multiple Addiction Recovery)
Clinical Certified Partner Specialist (CCPS)
C-SASI – (Advanced Sex Addiction and Partner Trauma Therapy)
CMAT – (Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist)
CMAT – (Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist) This certification is designed and developed to address the multiple addiction certification to help practitioners treat co-occurring disorders. By developing a greater understanding of the interaction between trauma and brain science, John can better serve his clients.
Prepare and Enrich – Premarital
Betrayal Partner Trauma
Sex/Porn Addiction Recovery
Like an alcoholic unable to stop drinking, sexual addicts are unable to stop their self-destructive sexual behavior. Family breakups, financial disaster, loss of jobs, and risk to life are the painful themes of their stories. Sex addicts come from all walks of life – they may be ministers, physicians, homemakers, factory workers, salespersons, secretaries, clerks, accountants, therapists, dentists, politicians, or executives, to name just a few examples. Most were abused as children – sexually, physically, and/or emotionally. The majority grew up in families in which addiction already flourished, including alcoholism, compulsive eating, and compulsive gambling. Most grapple with other addictions as well, but they find sex addiction the most difficult to stop. Much hope nevertheless exists for these addicts and their families. Sex addicts have shown an ability to transform a life of self-destruction into a life of self-care, a life in chaos and despair into one of confidence and peace.