Jacob Hatch is a member of the American Counseling Association and American Association of Pastoral Counselors. He is certified for the Prepare/Enrich premarital and marriage enrichment counseling program and is licensed by the State of Florida as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Lic. #MH15384).
Jacob received his Bachelor’s in Social Work from Ashland University, a Master’s in Divinity from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida. Jacob served as a youth director for nearly ten years before turning his focus towards mental health counseling.
Jacob approaches therapy from a strengths-based, wellness approach that focuses on using what works for individuals, couples and families. His approach to therapy is one which uses the family or individual’s faith as an asset when challenged with unforeseen circumstances. He has been trained in DBT, Infant Mental Health which focuses on bonding and attachment between young children and their parents, as well as Trauma-Focused CBT.