I believe life is a process filled with opportunities to learn and grow. I see myself as a guide to help you travel down difficult paths when you feel stuck, lost, or helpless. I will not give you answers but I will help you search for them. The counseling process is just that – a process. While there are no guarantees for the outcome of the counseling, I will work with you to determine counseling goals and treatment plans to help you in your situation. I utilize an Attachment based focus as part of therapy incorporating CBT and DBT techniques. Should the need arise, I can offer a Christian and Biblical perspective.
Prior to becoming a counselor, I worked in the defense and telecom industries. I was married for 25 years until my wife succumbed to a rare form of dementia. I took care of her the last six years of her life while I was also learning to become a counselor.
I understand the effects of dementia, life as a caregiver, depression, grief and loss as well as the experience of starting over. Life can be difficult. Do not travel these difficult paths alone. Counseling has become a third career for me but talking to and helping people has been a lifelong experience and joy. I am licensed in Texas and Arkansas.
Additional areas of focus: Attachment Issues, Communication Problems, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy
TX LPC 77592
AR LPC P2305002
Mr. Rusnak has definitely helped me see who I was and has helped me and given me the tools to be a better person for myself and the people around me. I definitely appreciate the help he has been giving me so far.
Written on Oct 01, 2023 after therapy with William for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
I was hesitant to jump into tharopy. Talking and sharing are not easy for me. William is understanding of this and has a good way of making you feel at ease.
Written on Sep 19, 2023 after therapy with William for 1 month on issues concerning depression, addictions, and intimacy-related issues