About Dr. Simmering
Dr. Simmering has practiced as a licensed psychologist since 1985. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Oklahoma State University (Stillwater) in 1985 following his pre-doctoral internship at the University of Florida, Gainesville.
He is now offering his professional services to the community in private practice. His extensive training and experience has prepared him well for being able to help individuals, couples, families and organizations with a wide range of issues, challenges and opportunities.
Dr. Simmering, while a generalist in his counseling practice, also specializes in personal adjustment, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, recovery from addictions and eating disorders, couples counseling, phase of life changes, career counseling, coping skills, stress reduction and mindfulness. He also works using systems/organizational dynamics, family dynamics, decision theory, positive psychology, and enjoys educating others on various psychological topics.
His competence as a psychologist comes from his extensive education and abundant experience across a broad range of therapeutic approaches, enabling him to tailor a therapeutic approach to each individual. His practice is informed by many years of clinical practice, many years of consultation to private business and other organizations. As well Dr. Simmering has advanced certifications in several assessments and learning models including Spiral Dynamics Integral, Process Communication Model (PCM), The Emotional Intelligence inventory, Adventure Based Counseling, Bowen Family Systems.
Dr. Simmering is experienced in working closely with psychiatrists, other physicians, and health providers in providing integrated/coordinated care for each client. He has experience in not only as a clinician/counselor, he has extensive experience in management/leadership roles in organizations and served as advisor to privately held business across the United States.
Dr. Simmering has been active professionally throughout his career, contributing to the field at local, state and national levels. He is a member in the American Psychological Association, the Society of Consulting Psychologists, and other professional organizations.
In his free time, Dr. Simmering loves spending time with his family, particularly pursuing outdoor and nature related experiences. Dr. Simmering is active in his local church and community as well as serving non-profits organizations.