Joel Ackley

Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS

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Joel Ackley, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS, Counselor in Tucson
(520) 441-3102 Website

Joel Ackley

Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS


Location

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Additional Location

5210 E Pima
Suite 200
Tucson, Arizona 85712
(520) 441-3102
We are passionate about listening to,coming alongside, accepting, helping our clients become free from their inner pain, learn best ways to cope, grow and thrive as they live life today by offering private, compassionate, supportive, and professional counseling. Are you experiencing relationship problems, grieve, depression, anxiety, stress, or anger? Do you feel you are slipping at work, at home, in your social life? Acting edgy or snapping at those around you? Having times when you just want to give up? You are not alone; we have many clients with similar struggles, feelings, and hurts. Check out our website.
You may find yourself saying, "Will this really help me?" "Are things gonna change for the better?" With Pathways we have found many clients who after making the first step, find direction in making positive changes! Be accepted, be understood by a caring compassionate counselor who listens.
Need an appointment soon? Do you value privacy, confidentiality, trust, integrity in your counseling experience? We work to adapt to your needs, your goals, your speed helping individuals, couples, children, teens, families improve their quality of life. Check out our website, call or email us. We are available for you.

Qualifications

  • License No. and State: LPC-1467 Arizona

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Paypal

Location

Other Location +

Additional Location

5210 E Pima
Suite 200
Tucson, Arizona 85712
(520) 441-3102
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: French
Religious Orientation: Christian
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Categories
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Christian Counseling
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Professional Connections

Dr. Fred Wiggins, PhD
Dr. Fred Wiggins, PhD
Psychologist Colleague, known for 14 years
Mrs. Vanessa Mills, MEd, LPC
Mrs. Vanessa Mills, MEd, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 7 years
Dr. Jessica Dorland, MS, MEd, LPC, DBH
Dr. Jessica Dorland, MS, MEd, LPC, DBH
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 9 years
Kerry Kelly, MC, NCC, LPC
Kerry Kelly, MC, NCC, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 11 years
Mrs. Sandy Green, MS, NCC, LAC
Mrs. Sandy Green, MS, NCC, LAC
Counselor Colleague, known for 6 years
Ms. Barbara Grinnell, MS, LPC
Ms. Barbara Grinnell, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 21 years
Mr. Matt Merrick
Mr. Matt Merrick
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 4 years
Ms. Tammie Milliken, LAC
Ms. Tammie Milliken, LAC
Counselor known for 1 years
I recommend Joel Ackley
Ms. Barbara Grinnell, MS, LPC
Ms. Barbara Grinnell, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 21 years
I have always found Joel to be a consummate professional who has a heart for people. He does what he does because he really wants to make a difference in people's lives. I have learned a lot from him and recommend him to help you with your counseling needs.
Mr. Matt Merrick
Mr. Matt Merrick
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 4 years
Mrs. Vanessa Mills, MEd, LPC
Mrs. Vanessa Mills, MEd, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 7 years
Vanessa is a kind, compassionate counselor who enjoys working with children, adults and their families. She walks clients through difficult times and validates their feelings and thoughts while encouraging goals with plans to achieve them. I highly recommend Vanessa as a counselor who is caring, empathetic, dependable and with strong character.
Dr. Jessica Dorland, MS, MEd, LPC, DBH
Dr. Jessica Dorland, MS, MEd, LPC, DBH
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 9 years
Jessica is a warm, caring, attentive counselor who recognizes each client as an individual in context and the value the client has as a human being. She evaluates her effectiveness through use of surveys which invites feedback from her clients in order to make the most of each visit. Her strengths are with young adults, children, teens and their families from diverse backgrounds.
Kerry Kelly, MC, NCC, LPC
Kerry Kelly, MC, NCC, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 11 years
Kerry is a kind, down-to-earth, relational, practical, and caring counselor who has a passion for those who are grieving loss, who want relief from mental or emotional trauma, who are stuck or in distress in their relationships, and those struggling with prescription or other addictions.
Mrs. Sandy Green, MS, NCC, LAC
Mrs. Sandy Green, MS, NCC, LAC
Counselor Colleague, known for 6 years
Sandy is a warm caring, and compassionate counselor with a great practical and active approach to counseling. She provides Christian as well as general counseling helping child and adult clients with depression, anxiety, people going through life transitions, burnout, chronic pain, and those who have experienced trauma.
Mr. Matt Merrick
Mr. Matt Merrick
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 4 years
I've known Matt for a couple of years now and he's a wonderful counselor and colleague. He has a heart for people and for their well being. His pleasant disposition and character work well in counseling. He also is working with a number of men with various issues related to relationships, anger and overall application of life skills.

Links

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Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018
Joel Ackley, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS, Counselor in Tucson

Joel Ackley

Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC, ACS