Water's Edge Counseling & Healing Center

John Rigsby, M. S.Mental Health Practitioner-In-Training

John graduated with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Divine Mercy University in Arlington, VA.  He is trained in the HEART model for treating trauma, disaster trauma, and compassion fatigue.  He collaborates with clients struggling with anger, depression, anxiety, and trauma.  Employing cognitive-behavioral, existential, and emotionally focused therapies, John assists clients to gain personal insight, develop clear goals, and pursue a hopeful future.  He provides a calm presence and safe relationship for clients to be known and valued as they confront and work through life’s challenges.