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restoring balance in an unbalanced world. 

Rob Funk

Anxiety Slayer, Emotional Healer, Thought Shifter, Chaos Calmer

Areas of expertise. 

Adolescents, young adults, and Adults; Trauma, Depression and Anxiety.


CBT, CPT and EMDR.  Client Centered, Collaborative, Strength-based.

I believe personal experience is the foundation of the way we view and live our lives.  Every experience impacts us in some way. Many of these experiences can impact functioning in negative ways and this is where I come into the picture.  Together with my patient’s, I develop evidence-based interventions designed to assist with recovery from these difficult experiences. Healing is a collaborative endeavor and the path towards feeling better is not an individual process but the fruit of collaborative engagement.  My goal is to help you create lasting change and to help you live a more fulfilling life;  your best life.

The last of the human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.” Viktor E. Frankl

Rob Funk, Licensed Graduate Social Worker 

Appalachian Life Enrichment Counseling Center


Husband, dad, music lover, puzzle solver.

I enjoy spending time with my family and engaging my children in projects and experiences that will stretch their understanding and help them grow as human beings.  It is hard not to step in and offer my own hands when they struggle but allowing them to make mistakes and teaching them how to learn from their own experience has been among the most satisfying and fulfilling experiences in my life.

Professional Background.

Rob is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in West Virginia.  He received his master’s degree in social work from Boston University in 2018.  He began work in the helping profession in residential crisis and then, following graduation, moved on to a position as a behavioral health provider in an integrated primary care model.  During his time in primary care, Rob worked with adolescents, young adults and adults and assisted with depression, anxiety, trauma, and other related struggles.  Rob learned Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) while Studying at Boston University and completed EMDR training from the EMDR Institute.

  • Bachelors of Science in Journalism

    • West Virginia University

  • Master’s Degree of Social Work 

    • Boston University

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

    • State of West Virginia

  • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Trained 
  • EMDR Trained
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Level 2
  • Certified Personality Disorder Treatment Provider

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