Jason Willyerd, Therapist in Mesa, Arizona — Zencare
Jason  Willyerd
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Jason Willyerd

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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Arizona Accepting Online
Mesa Accepting In-person
Updated June 20, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Phobias & fears
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Doctor Willyerd graduated from Arizona State University with a doctorate in behavioral health in 2011. prior to that he had a masters degree in counseling in 2009. Since then his professional career has taken him into helping many at risk individuals such as sex offender youth, children with severe childhood trauma, families with fragile home life and structure, prisoners in the prison system and on suicide watch and prisoners having severe psychotic episodes. In the past 12 years he has obtained much experience working with children, teens and adults both male and female, addressing issues that range from addiction (sex and substance) to trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression and serious mental illness. His journey into counseling stems from his own experiences and traumas experienced growing up and needing help from professional therapy to overcome them. He uses cognitive behavioral therapy narrative therapy, motivational interviewing accelerated resolution therapy and spirituality as the patient desires to help individuals and families with their therapeutic needs. He loves counseling and helping people resolve their issues. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling and experiencing adventures.


Message to clients

When you come in for therapy it is hoped that you feel free of judgement and that you feel heard and understood as well as hope for improvement. You will learn ways to manage your mental health as well as your feelings and behaviors so that you can move forward in your life.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


General expertise



Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Jason Willyerd is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Initial session: $220 (50min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Arizona)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Mesa practice
2500 South Power Road, 120, Mesa, Arizona 85209
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tue 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wed 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thu 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Fri 9:00 AM -4:00 PM
  • Sat None
  • Sun None

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 13 years

Self Employed, Counselor, 2020 - Present
State Prison System, Counselor, 2012 - 2020
A New Leaf , Family Counselor, 2009 - 2012

Arizona State University, Doctor of Behavioral Health, 2011
Ottawa University , Profesional Counselor, 2009


Licensure

Arizona: LPC-19378


Languages

English