Chad Cubberly, LLMSW
Chad B. Cubberly received his Master of Social Work degree from Eastern Michigan University with a Concentration in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency. Chad previously received his Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University. Chad has worked with Military Veterans of all ages at the V.A. Hospital to address many types of mental illness and substance use disorders. Chad served in the United States Marine Corp during The Persian Gulf War.
Chad has worked extensively with adolescent males to address issues of mental illness, substance abuse, delinquency, and disobedient behaviors. He worked closely with families and County Juvenile Justice Systems to help youth to reunite with their families and reintegrate into the community. Chad has worked with adolescents who have suffered trauma of abuse and neglect.
Chad uses a Strength-based therapy approach which is a type of positive psychotherapy and counseling that focuses more on your internal strengths and resourcefulness, and less on weaknesses, failures, and shortcomings. He also incorporates mindfulness during sessions, this may involve breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.
Chad believes that talking with a therapist or counselor can help you deal with thoughts, behaviors, symptoms, stresses, goals, past experiences and other areas that can promote your recovery. Chad understands that talking with a therapist about personal issues can be difficult but knows it can help people to address problems they may be experiencing in their lives. It can also offer an emotional release and a sense of really being heard, understood and supported. Chad utilizes Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavioral therapy-informed (DBT-i), Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing.