About Me

Hey! Thank you for visiting this section and your willingness to get to know more about my professional background.

My name is Patrick Garcia and I am a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Clinical Mental Health and a Ph.D. candidate in Counseling Education and Supervision.

I have a master's degree in Education overseas at the Federal University of South Mato Grosso in Brazil and I am also the author of the book "The 4 Columns for Spiritual Growth" published in 2019 in Portuguese and Amazon's #1 new release in the Spirituality category.

My goal as a future therapist is to help clients reach their personal goals and live a life in their best version, overcoming psychological or emotional traumas, and achieving long-lasting changes.

These are some of the areas I have a passion for:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety and Phobias

  • Relationship Difficulties

  • Life Transitions

  • Difficulties with Self-Esteem

  • Cultural Adaptation

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Professional/Career Issues

  • College/Graduate School Issues 

  • Stress Management

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Spirituality

  • Gender Identity Support

  • LGBT Counseling

  • Grief, Loss, or Bereavement

  • Other Issues 
     

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