Patrick is a Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology Candidate. He also holds a Master's, Bachelor's, and Associateâ€™s, Degree in Psychology with specialized areas of study in clinical and counseling psychology and traumatology. Along with his degrees in psychology, Patrick received his Board Certification (Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress) from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Board Certification and Diplomat Credential identifies individuals who demonstrate genuine expertise by virtue of their extensive knowledge, expertise, and education in the field of traumatic stress, such as male sexual abuse. Patrick believes in everyoneâ€™s potential for growth, resiliency, and healing. Additionally, Patrick believes in listening, validation, and empathy because it provides us with an opportunity to hear our own truth, often for the first time. When we listen deeply to one another, we can see ourselves in everyone.