Have a challenging child, whose difficult behaviors leave you feeling frustrated or hopeless? Maybe your child’s worrying or sadness has you concerned? Is he or she getting in trouble at school, or fighting?
Jeff LaPonsie is a clinical social worker. He provides child and family counseling in the Kalamazoo, Portage, Mattawan and South West Michigan area. He specializes in providing counseling for challenging children and frustrated parents. Jeff received his master’s degree in Social Work at Western Michigan University. Also, Jeff has over seven years of experience working with at-risk youth and their families. Jeff LaPonsie provides child and family therapy to behaviorally challenging, anxious and traumatized kids.
Parents have an amazing ability to be healers in their children’s lives. Jeff has special training and experience in providing trauma-focused therapy to children. He works with children as young as three and especially enjoys working with parents.
Jeff LaPonsie, LMSW specializes in helping challenging children and frustrated parents.
His clinical interest includes working with children with anxiety and children who are coping with trauma. Additionally he specializes in providing therapy to children with attachment problems and their families. Specifically children who have been adopted, or have been in foster care. Also, Jeff is passionate about helping frustrated parents.
Jeff LaPonsie can help with the following:
Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Adoption, Foster Care, Exposure to Domestic Violence, Deliquency, Attachment Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Abuse, Parenting, Grief and Loss, Medical Trauma, and Truancy