Alan Forrest, Ed.D., is a Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at Radford University. Over the past 40 years he has held a variety of positions in both inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse settings.Alan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who has extensive clinical experience in the areas of individual, group, couples, and family counseling. He has facilitated training seminars, workshops, and retreats in the areas of loss, grief and bereavement; substance use disorders; couples communication skill training; men’s issues in counseling; and mindfulness/meditation practices in counseling.
Alan has been a consultant for various mental health centers, school districts, hospices, businesses and other organizations. In addition to his personal mindfulness meditation practice, Alan leads, and co-leads, mindfulness retreats/workshops for college and graduate students, medical and nursing students, human service and mental health professionals, educators, young adults and others.
Alan’s therapeutic approach resides in his inherent belief in an integrated and holistic body, mind, and heart approach to change and growth. Alan is grounded and incorporated in the treatment modalities of: Humanistic/Phenomenological Counseling, Solution-Focused Counseling, Mindfulness/Meditation, Structural Family Systems, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Alan is In-Network with the Following Insurance Companies: Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, CompPsych, Magellan, Tri-care, Value Options, Virginia Health Network.
Please call our office to schedule with Alan: 540-381-6215.