Bob Epperly is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and Addiction Counselor who began practice in 2011. Bob retired from the United States Army in 2011 after serving 24 years as an Army Chaplain. His last five years in the military were served as active duty at Fort Riley as a Family Life Chaplain following a year deployment to Iraq in 2005.
Bob works with teens, adults, couples, and families with issues of anxiety, depression, grief, relationship conflict, addictions, behavioral problems, and trauma. His primary methods include: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and Emotional Focused Therapy. Bob works from a Brief Therapy orientation with a focus on the client's presenting issue and the client's own goals.
Bob has a PhD in Educational Psychology from Marquette University. He worked for ten years at Friends University as the Director of Assessment in the College of Adult and Professional Studies until being deployed to Iraq in 2005. Bob has been married 46 years and has 4 adult children.
Bob says, "Counseling presents an avenue of service which gives me a way to share hope to people at a vulnerable time. I feel blessed to have had that opportunity to counsel."