Jared Buchanon is a Registered Clinical Social Worker Intern who has a passion for utilizing evidence-based practices in a creative and unique way to ensure the best care for his clients. Jared enjoys working with clients of all ages, but has a specific interest in working with young adults who are struggling with life changes, anxiety, depression, trauma, and daily stresses of life.
After graduating from the University of Central Florida with his Master’s degree in Social Work, Jared has worked in a variety of settings such as inpatient substance abuse treatment centers, hospitals, and community mental health centers. Jared has also worked directly with school systems to provide psycho-educational programs to middle school and high school students. Jared works with Boys & Girl’s club to facilitate life-skills groups and to provide one-on-one services as needed.
Jared applies his “live, love and laugh a lot” mentality to not only his personal life but to counseling as well. He believes that building a trusting relationship with his clients is an integral part of therapy and helping people reach their goals. Jared’s passion is empowering his clients to overcome life’s challenges through making positive choices and lasting changes.
In Jared’s free time, he enjoys being outdoors and staying active. His hobbies include fishing, scuba diving, mud runs, and hiking. Jared looks forward to helping others reach their goals and awaits the opportunity to work with you.