Roni L. Caw, MA LPC ABD
Mr. Caw is an African American male and retired military. Certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor, he is currently completing his doctoral thesis in the field of human services at Capella University, specializing in counseling.
Mr. Caw provides counseling with experience in assessment and treatment of a variety of emotional and mental issues that include Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar, Depression, and Childhood Disorders from ages 5 and above. In general, he provides counseling to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Mr. Caw is also effective in counseling military families, inclusive of active, reserve, and retired military personnel with adjustment issues, grief, trauma, and PTSD. In addition, he has expertise in the field of special education in areas such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder built upon his prior work as a juvenile correctional officer, residential counselor, substitute teacher, and special education community liaison. Mr. Caw also has demonstrated skills in suicide prevention, a topic that is under critical review by the United States military.
He has created and implemented effective individualized anger management programs for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as group training in anger management. He has tailored treatment to clients' needs by incorporating client's spiritual orientation, as well as by incorporating the use of Behavior Modification, Brief Solution Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Gestalt Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy, Structural Family Theory, and Transactional Analysis.
Mr. Caw has provided therapy in several treatment settings. They included counseling college students on their campus, teenage females and males in residential treatment facilities, and pro bono work in schools. In support of mental health advocacy for the community, Mr. Caw, a public speaker and professional storyteller in the South Carolina Arts Commission, has made informative presentations to professional and public organizations including Baptist Memorial Behavioral Health; South Carolina Afterschool Alliance; Camille G. Graham Correctional Institution; Healthy Children, Healthy Lifestyles Health Fairs; elementary, middle, and high schools; and other organizations.
He is available to provide professional development in areas such as parenting and teaching skills, ADHD, multicultural counseling, and conflict management.