Jon Lucas is licensed by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapy Board as an Independently Licensed Social Worker with a Supervisory designation. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at Bluffton University in Bluffton, OH and his Master’s Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University.
Jon has several years of experience in pediatric behavioral health working for Saint Vincent Family Center as an Intensive Home-Based Clinician and as an Outpatient Family Services Clinician, where he gained experience in individual and family therapy and crisis intervention. Prior to his experience at Saint Vincent Family Center, he was a mental health advocate for those living with severe and persistent mental illness in Franklin County.
Jon specializes in working with and helping individuals who have experienced trauma to overcome symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and grief. He also has experience working with parents to assist them in developing effective parenting techniques and strengthening the parent-child bond.
Jon is trained in EMDR and a number of other evidenced-based therapeutic modalities including Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, Child Centered Play Therapy, and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics, which integrates brain development into clinical problem solving.
Jon believes strongly in fostering an ability in all people to develop their own solutions to life’s challenges, and that developing a therapeutic partnership can help clients realize their potential.
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