John Howard, Licensed Professional Counselor & Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Therapy for Marital Issues & Existential Issues
John Howard is a psychotherapist specializing in marital issues, existential issues, and sexual concerns. He provides therapy for singles interested in finding a partner and starting a great relationship. Having studied with one of the world’s top couples psychotherapists, Dr. Stan Tatkin, for five years, John brings the most updated approaches to couples therapy to his practice. Through his understanding of attachment theory, neuroscience and related disciplines, John is able to help couples understand why they’re arguing and how to get beyond annoying power-struggle phases to the deeper love and support that they always dreamed of. John helps singles date with less frustration and less wasted time and meet the right person for them. John has studied Gottman Method couples therapy for treating marital issues based on the work of Dr. John Gottman, as well as the work of Drs. Sue Johnson (Emotionally Focused Therapy), Diana Fosha, Pat Ogden, Dan Siegel, and Steve Porges. He also treats sexual concerns and has a special passion for existential issues.
Psychotherapist John Howard
John has taught at the Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Austin Interpersonal Neurobiology Connection (AINC), Attachment Parenting International, A Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT) and The Seton Cove, and has written numerous articles on relationship science. He has traveled to teach professional and public audiences across the U.S. and has clients in New York, Los Angeles and Austin. John is a former core faculty member of the PACT Institute for couples therapy, and the Founder of Ready Set Love!, an educational platform to help couples have stronger relationships. He has been featured in the Austin American-Statesman, The Huffington Post, Parent Alliance, Austin Woman Magazine, KLBJ, and the Let’s Get Healthy radio show with PeoplesRx. John was recently featured as a presenter in Dr. Diane Poole Heller’s Therapy Mastermind Circle along with Peter Levine, Ellyn Bader, Richard Schwartz, and other notable therapists from around the world.
John offers individual, couples, and group therapy to work on relationships, marital issues and spiritual concerns. You can also read more about John on his website www.AustinProfessionalCounseling.com.