Patrick earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Siena College and his Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from The University at Albany, State University of New York.
Patrick has worked in the human services field in the Capital Region as a case manager for Parsons Child & Family Center’s Mental Health/Juvenile Justice program and a clinician at Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Residential Treatment Center. Most of Patrick’s work has come with delinquent youth and their families focused on identifying roadblocks within the individual or family and building skills to overcome the identified problems. Patrick also interned with Human Resource Associates as an Employee Assistance Program Counselor where he worked with individuals, couples, and families to evaluate complex situations and identify significant issues to be addressed in long term counseling.
Patrick is currently completing a two-year post-graduate residency at Samaritan Counseling Center, working with individuals, couples, and families. His special interests include anxiety and depressive disorders, mental health issues related to the disabled, working with the issues of veterans of the armed forces, and the development of mental health issues in young children.