About Gabriel (Gabe)

Gabriel Kangas LPC

Gabe is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Clinical Supervisor who is passionate about helping others.

As you can see by his extensive experience and varied skills, listed below, that he is available for many types of counseling for adults and minor adolescents.  

You can email Gabriel directly: gabe@hoxworthcounseling.com

Clinical Counseling and Therapy Skills

 

  • Child Therapy

  • Marriage Counseling

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • (TF-CBT)

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Career Counseling

Education

 

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

June 2013

 

Bachelor of Science in Music

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI

June 2010

Career Experience

Outpatient Therapist

Arbor Circle
Holland, MI

August 2018 to Present

  • Child Therapy

  • Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Support Coordination

  • Behavior Modification

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
     

Board Member

Beacon of Hope
Holland, MI

June 2018 to Present

  • Financial Planning

  • Evaluation of Progress

  • Vision and Direction Planning

  • Diversity Awareness and Planning

  • Administration of Services

Staff Counselor

Beacon of Hope Biblical Counseling Ministry

Holland, MI

June 2013 to Present

  • Marriage Counseling

  • Child Therapy

  • Mental Health Therapy and Evaluation

  • Substance Abuse Therapy

  • Anger Management

  • Psychological Assessment

Treatment Foster Care Behavior Specialist

Bethany Christian Services

Grand Rapids, MI

January 2017 to July 2018

  • Behavior Modification

  • Play Therapy

  • Educated Foster Parent on Behavior Modification Techniques

Counselor

ACTS Christian Counseling

North Branch, MI

June 2016 to January 2017

  • Marriage Counseling

  • Child Therapy

  • Mental Health Therapy and Evaluation

  • Substance Abuse Therapy

  • Anger Management

  • Psychological Assessment

 

  • Substance Abuse Therapy

  • Anger Management

  • Self-Harming

  • Behavior Modification

  • Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Individual, Couples, and Family Counseling

Certifications and License

 

Clinical Supervisor
January 2018 to Present

 

Licensed Professional Counselor
October 2017 to May 2021​

Case Manager

Consumer Services Inc.
Flint, MI

April 2015 to November 2015

  • Coordination of Services

  • Interacting with Agencies

  • Meeting with Clients in their homes, in the community or in the office

  • Working with Psychiatrists, Case Managers, and Therapists

Supervisor

Michigan Rehabilitation Services

Holland, MI

May 2013 to November 2013

Supervisor

Allison Hudson

Mount Pleasant, MI

February 2013 to May 2013

  • Provided Guidance Counseling

  • Supplemental Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Assertiveness Training

  • Presented "How to Prepare for College" to High School Students

Reserved Officer Training Corps, Trainee, MSIII

Chippewa Battalion

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

2009 to 2012

  • Attended classes on Upholding ARMY values and Physical Training

  • Platoon Leader: Trained Cadets to become Officers in the US Army

  • Squad Leader: Led Cadets in Battle Drills and Physical Training

Michigan Youth Leadership Forum

Management Assistant

Michigan Commission on Disability Concerns

Lansing, MI

June 2010 to August 2010

  • Day-to-Day organization and activities of Leadership Forum for select Michigan High School Youth

Leadership Camp, Group Facilitator

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI

June 2007 to August 2007

  • Worked with groups of Students to develop Leadership Skills

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