Kenneth Burton CDP, CADCII
Masters Degree in Psychology from University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Trained in Addiction Counseling through Clark College in Vancouver, Washington. Western Psychological and Counseling Services is where I started practicing Addiction Therapy in 2004 and it is where I continue to practice currently as I believe in Western Psychological and Counseling Services' vision of providing our clients with a good experience and helping them to be partners in their own care.
Adult & Adolescent: Substance Use Disorder Bio/psycho/social/spiritual Evaluations, Intake Sessions, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Group Sessions, Individual Therapy Sessions, Substance Use Disorder Family Sessions and Substance Use Order Individual Family Therapy Sessions.
Mr. Burton believes that every client is an individual and that understanding their perspectives and tapping into their natural strengths, tools, and motivation is the most optimal way to promote healthy change and help individuals achieve their life goals. His vision is to help clients identify what their life goals are and what methods will be beneficial in achieving those goals. He believes in the eclectic approach including systems such as cognitive-behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, solution-focused, strengths-based, person centered and family centered. He believes all therapeutic approaches have value and may be beneficial in helping clients achieve their Individual Service Plan Objectives and Goals. He particularly enjoys assisting his clients in improving family systems and relationships both through the Individual and the family. He has found a niche with Substance Use Family Groups as he believes healing the family system may help to promote long term abstinence. He believes that self-care, mindfulness, humor & connections are essential to healthy living.
Trained in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and is familiar with Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Believes that every client is individual and therefore looks at other therapeutic approaches to help in generating an Effective Individual Service Plan.
Before getting into the field of Addiction Therapy, Mr. Burton was a Medical Corpsman in the United States Navy. He was also a Certified Nursing Assistant with the Veteran Administration. When he is not working, Mr. Burton enjoys going to church, spending time with his family, walking, gardening, reading, journaling and being out in the sun.
Addictions, Alcohol Use Issues, Substance use issues, DBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy