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Derek Patterson, MLSI
Masters Level Student Intern

Derek is a master’s level graduate student who is completing his Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree at Liberty University. He is a retired law enforcement officer and a former teacher, having taught high school within the public school system here in Florida. Derek is aware of the unique challenges that first responders and veterans face, as well as the struggles that adolescents and parents contend with daily. He works with adolescents, parents, first responders, veterans, couples, families, and individuals.

We all face challenges at one point or another. Some grapple with rebellious teenagers, while others contend with recent or previous trauma. No matter what challenges you are facing, you are not alone.