Say Hello to Dr. Jerry Mercado, LP, LCAS
Dr. Jerry Mercado has a Doctorate Degree in Counseling Psychology and is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. He received his doctorate from InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Mercado has researched excessive use of video gaming from a couple relationship perspective and has training in substance and non-substance abuse from Latino Behavioral Workforce Training Program at Massachusetts.
Dr. Mercado has worked with culturally diverse population in different areas of the United States. He is bilingual, offering services in both English and Spanish. He also has 10 years of experience working with children and teenagers in educational and clinical settings, and in substance abuse outpatient and residential programs treating adults with co morbid diagnosis.
Approaches used by Dr. Mercado in his treatment planning include strategies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy.
Dr. Mercado believes that life can be joyful, no matter what our histories have been and that if we are paying attention, we almost always get a second chance at everything. Exploring these opportunities is key to lifelong happiness and true success.
If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mercado, please contact us 919-253-5308.