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Bill received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Gannon University in 1981, and his Master of Science Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Neumann College in 1986. He is a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
His career has given him experience in counseling children, adolescents, adults, couples, GBLT, and families. Bill has worked in the areas of child protection, mental retardation, addiction treatment, and youth ministry. He currently works in private practice in association with Blair Family Solutions. He specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with stress disorders that are a result of childhood abuse, as well as couple and family issues.
Bill has several published articles and a book on youth ministry. His latest book is titled: 'Gentling: a Practical Guide to Treating PTSD in Abused Children'. He is an experienced speaker and teacher in his areas of expertise.
Bill uses magic to entertain and as therapy for children, enjoys recumbent cycling, and paints with watercolors. He lives in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, with his wife Anne, and sons Andy and Tyler.