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Robert joins GE Family Services as a clinician with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grand Canyon University. He provides telehealth services throughout Alaska to work with individuals aged 18-65 for issues such as anxiety, compex trauma, and depression.

Robert M. Sawin III, MS, CT (he/him), holds a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grand Canyon University. Verified by Psychology Today, Robert is a pre-licensed professional who provides empathetic and respectful therapeutic care based on a Christian worldview and an existential therapy theoretical orientation. He specializes in helping individuals with depression, anxiety, and complex trauma.

 

About Robert:

Robert is known for providing empathetic and respectful therapeutic care. From a Christian worldview, he focuses on helping individuals navigate life’s complexities, especially those dealing with depression, anxiety, and the lasting impacts of past trauma. His client-centered approach uses techniques like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, Brainspotting, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Gestalt Psychotherapy to create a supportive space for clients to explore strategies tailored to their unique situations.

 

Therapeutic Approach:

Robert believes in a holistic 4-quadrant approach that addresses the Biological, Psychological, Social, and Spiritual aspects of mental health. He excels in working with clients motivated to make significant life changes. His experience in prisons and dual diagnosis residential treatment centers provides him with valuable insights to help clients address their issues early and avoid institutionalization. Robert also focuses on nutrition for mental health, believing in an integrative, multidimensional approach to therapy.

 

Client Focus:

Robert offers telehealth sessions for individuals aged 18-65. He is particularly effective with trauma survivors, high-acuity clients, and those with complex dual diagnoses. He works well with clients from diverse backgrounds, including Filipino, Jewish, African immigrants, Latin American immigrants, Native Alaskan populations, and American Indian populations. Robert integrates mindfulness, meditation, and spirituality into therapy, encouraging clients to address some form of spirituality or metaphysical component in their personal care. He collaborates with a registered dietitian to incorporate nutrition for mental health.

Robert M Sawin III, MS

Education

2019-2021

Grand Canyon University

2007-2010

California State University

2000-2006

Palomar College

Master of Science

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Bachelor of Arts

Radio Television and Film

Associate of Arts

General Studies

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