Jonathan Meza is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and member of the American Counseling Association and CALPCC. He works as a program manager for an outpatient program for transitional age youth and provides individual counseling in his own private practice. One of his career passions include providing culturally informed access to mental health to the BIPOC community, with particular focus on the latinx community, and reducing stigmas about mental and emotional needs of men and adolescents. He has been working in the mental health field since 2008.
Jonathan's areas of experience and specialty include working with children, adolescents and adults of all genders facing depression, anxiety, disruptive behavior, phase of life adjustment, trauma, grief and loss, and self-harm symptoms and behaviors. His services include interventions for new coping and relaxation skills, insight building, task management strategies, mindfulness, positive psychology, exploring cultural and systemic oppression, and to improve interpersonal and communication skills. Anyone looking for help in these areas would be best suited for the treatment Jonathan provides.
Jonathan Meza utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, as well as integrated Trauma Focused and Interpersonal Psychotherapy. He also has experience with grief counseling, coping with eating disorders, faith based counseling, and use of play therapy.
Jonathan is known for being a great listener, and a kid at heart. He's a believer that life’s hardships can be opportunities for amazing growth. His approach is to gently challenge his clients with sensitivity for everyone's unique pace in self-discovery and motivation to achieve their goals.
Jonathan has the unique life experience of being a US Army veteran and experiencing the loss of a child. He is also fluent in Spanish. Jonathan's daily inspiration comes from his role as a husband, blessed father of two children, and his love of music, art, science and technology, nature, and spirituality.