Charles Peckham M.A., LLP, CADC

Charles was born and raised in Pontiac until the age of nine. At the age of nine, his maternal grandparents took him to Puerto Rico. Charles learned the language and culture of the Island. By the time he was eighteen, he went into the Army and was active in Germany during the First Gulf War. He helped in the efforts to send the V Corps from Germany to Saudi Arabia. He also served as military police during that time. For his services, he received the National Service Ribbon by President Bush Sr. Charles left the Army honorably on August of 1993 in order to complete his education in Puerto Rico. He received his Bachelors in Clinical Psychology with a GPA of 3.85 by 1998. He then completed his Masters by 2004 in Social and Community Psychology with a GPA of 3.80. During this time of study, he was also awarded by American Scholars in 1995 and Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges by 1996. Charles then returned to Michigan to work as a case manager funded by a SAHMSA grant to serve the Hispanic community by December 2004. He also worked with groups in recovery at this time. He later became a case manager and served the general community until July of 2010. At this time, Charles took a job as a therapist and worked with the general community clients of all descriptions and ages. He worked particularly with clients diagnosed with ADHD, ADD, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, Mild Autistic Disorder and Mild Retardation. Charles used primarily Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing and Psychodynamic modalities. In August of 2013, Charles began his work at Milford Counseling. During his stay at Milford Counseling, he has worked with clients that were diagnosed with Addiction Disorders as well as Mental Health clients. Charles obtained his CADC in 2014 and his LLP in 2015.