Mr. Panagiotis Markopoulos, is a provisional licensed professional counselor and a doctoral candidate at the University of New Orleans in the Counselor Education & Supervision program. Mr. Panagiotis, a Greek native, who relocated in the United States in 2006, considers New Orleans as his home town.
Mr. Panagiotis’s counseling philosophy and approach is that is a process in which the client and the counselor, establish rapport and trust one another in order to explore the self, work as a team to explore presenting issues, develop solutions together, work towards achieving goals to improve the client’s quality of life and help the client to reach his/her full potentials. In this journey the counselor will help the client to also identifying his/her strengths, what’s working well in client’s life, and the things that can be changed to get the client to desired destination.
Mr. Panagiotis provides therapy services to individuals, and young adults with emotional/behavioral issues from ages 6 years old to 32 years old. Additionally, Mr. Panagiotis’s clinical focus is to provide therapy services to children, adolescents and young adults who have been diagnosed with Autism.
Mr. Panagiotis’s unique factors that he brings into therapy, is humor. Humor can be an empowering tool that brings emotional relief in times of distress, as well as can help client to process more of his/her feelings and thoughts.