Individual counseling (sometimes called psychotherapy, talk therapy, or treatment) is a process through which clients work one-on-one with a trained mental health clinician in a safe, caring, and confidential environment.
Welcome to BDA Home Based Counseling Services
BDA Home Based Counseling Services is an independent amenity that provides confidential therapeutic services conveniently in the comfort of your home or at an agreed prearranged discreet location in the community (Beach, Park, Nature Trail, Café, Church, School, Boat etc.). Family, Individual and experiential therapy services will be provided after hours on weekdays during the evening and on Sundays. Case management consultation will be tailored to the needs of individual clients and offered on an as needed basis.
- Individual Counseling
- Couples Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Case management
Jonathan Jervis was born on the small Island of Bermuda. He is the second oldest of four children, the loving uncle of two nephews and one niece, and the proud owner of a rescued Yorkshire terrier named Dakota. Jonathan completed his undergrad and graduate degrees at Andrews University, earning a BSW and MSW focused in clinical social work. Jonathan is an experienced therapist with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, community, and health care industry. He has earned certification as a Family therapist and passed the masters level licensure examination set for social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB). Mr. Jervis has experience working on a multidisciplinary team at skilled nursing home in St. Joseph Michigan, and also in foster care at in Benton Harbor Michigan where he has held a limited masters level license (LLMSW). From there, he moved to the state of Indiana to work as a Skills Trainer Specialist at Oakland Psychiatric Center in South Bend, with individuals with dual diagnoses, suffering with severe mental illness (SMI) and substance abuse issues. Following his work experience in South Bend Indiana, Jonathan then moved to another organization in Elkhart, Indiana to function in the role of Community Based Child and Family Therapist. His community based role worked with Elkhart County’s probation court services functioning in the role of child and family therapist and advocate. Mr. Jervis now functions in a full time capacity, Monday-Friday, as the Experiential Therapist on a multidisciplinary team here on the island that provides therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and their families. Jonathan remains passionate about the work that he does and the population in which he serves. He considers himself to be a lifelong learner and continues to see the importance of self-care, work life balance, and for continued professional development, research, and academic exposure.
Couples therapy is for couples who are in a relationship, married or not. Therapy often includes sessions designed to improve problem solving, build communication skills, and identify life goals and relationship responsibilities.
Family therapy is a type of psychological counseling (psychotherapy) that can help family members improve communication and resolve conflicts. It may include all family members or just those able or willing to participate.
Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy that involves one or more therapists working with several people at the same time. The group contains members at different stages of the treatment process.
Social Work Case Management is a method of providing services whereby a professional Social Worker collaboratively assesses the needs of the client and the client’s family, when appropriate, and arranges, coordinates, monitors, evaluates, and advocates for a package of multiple services to meet the specific client’s complex needs.