John Backfisch is a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) and graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and completed his Master of Arts in School Counseling in 2020 from Southeast Missouri State University.
John provides his clients with a safe, emphatic, respectful, and nonjudgmental place to share their concerns and presenting issues. John utilizes in his counseling sessions the
Person-Centered approach, as well as cognitive behavioral techniques and trauma focused cognitive behavioral techniques.
John has firsthand experience with trauma, depression, anger management, and anxiety with children, adolescents, and adults.
When not counseling, John enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Johns’ faith is very important to him and a key part of his self-care. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys camping.