DR. JACK STRINGFELLOW, 1947-2016
We’re very sad that Dr. Jack Stringfellow passed away on April 11, 2016. He was a great addition to our staff and he will be missed by all whose lives he touched.
- Licensed Professional Counselor #1766
- Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor #02-329
- Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional #06-760
- Certified Rehabilitation Counselor #29287
- Adjunct Faculty, Kanawha Valley Community & Technical College
- Member, since 2003, the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
With over thirty years of experience in the behavioral health field, Dr. Stringfellow received his Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of South Florida (1985) , specializing in Alcoholism Studies, and his Doctor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling at Boston University’s (2000) Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, specializing in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. His dissertation work was on the interplay of Mental Health Services Consumer Empowerment and the personality variable, Authoritarianism. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, having completed the trainer training program sanctioned by the originators of the Motivational Interviewing approach.
Jack has delivered training professionally in the behavioral health field, with a focus on interpersonal skills, for over twenty-five years. He.was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Community Behavioral Health Technology program at Bridge Valley Community and Technical College in Charleston, where he currently serves as adjunct faculty. Jack serves a variety of clientele in his therapeutic work.
Often Jack’s clients are not working on any disorder, but rather utilize him in their efforts toward emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development. However, a current therapeutic focus is upon serving persons with addiction difficulties and their loved ones. His technique is primarily person-centered, drawing often on the Motivational Interviewing approach and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).