Jerry Cotton II
Licensed Professional Counselor
Jerry earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Education with an emphasis in Marriage and Family from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Prior, to his Master’s degree in Counseling, he received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology; with a minor in Sociology and Speech Communication. In addition, he earned a graduate certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of Webster University obtaining a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership.
In addition to education, he brings 20+ years of combined clinical and professional mental health experience working with individuals, families, leaders, agencies, community colleges, universities and outpatient counseling services.
Jerry utilizes an eclectic counseling orientation offering an integrative and holistic approach to client-centered therapy as a catalyst for a new level of success. He strongly believes in the power of “relationship” and enjoys working with a variety of ages, populations, and therapeutic issues. Through the leading of the Holy Spirit, Jerry utilizes the fruits of the spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self Control; to serve and assist any and all struggles. Jerry’s sincere desire is that through your encounter with God, you are able to face and distinguish interpersonal and relational fears that are preventing a closer relationship with God, your family and community.
In his free time, Jerry’s passions include spending time with family and friends, reading, exercise, serving a variety of Christian ministries as a Pastor-in-Training/Consultant/Therapist, and enjoying the simple things in life. Jerry’s personal vision statement to address all issues of life is: “This Too Shall Pass”.