Lawson Bost, M.A., AMFT

                                                                            Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

                                                                                            Clinical Therapist

                                                                                        Relationship Specialist

                                                                         Pornography & Sexual Addictions Specialist

Lawson Bost holds a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University and is currently working toward full licensure in Marriage & Family Therapy as well as Professional Counseling. He received his Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Berry College. Along with working at RHCC he also serves as the Family Program Coordinator at an inpatient substance abuse treatment center. Lawson began learning about therapy as an experiential educator for a non-profit leading groups in backpacking, mountaineering, climbing, and canoe trips for 10 years. Along with facilitating marriage retreats and leadership training events both indoor and outdoor settings, Lawson comes to the “therapeutic chair” with a unique and diverse perspective.

Lawson’s lens is a family systems approach, meaning it allows him to choose from structural, strategic, transgenerational, experiential, cognitive-behavioral, narrative, and psychodynamic intervention approaches in order to address the specific presenting problem of the client, but always basing his interventions in a client-centered therapeutic approach. He specializes in issues dealing sex addiction, Porn addiction, Male identity, and Fatherlessness and they affect family dynamics and everyday life.

Areas of Interest:

Depression, Anxiety & Grief Major Decisions & Life Transitions

Unmasking True Unique Identity

Men’s Issues (Workaholism, Pornography, Isolation)

Making Sense of Anger & Reactivity

Communication Skills (How It's Said VS What Is Said)

Growing Spiritually (Spiritual Formation) Divorce Recovery (Adults & Children) Impact of Fatherlessness

Pre-marital & Pre-engaged Couples

Conflict Resolution

Exploring Forgiveness & Reconciliation

Investigating Intimacy Issues (Emotional, Spiritual & Physical)

Pursuing Oneness

Dealing with Substance Abuse with Friends or Family

Overcoming Anger & Reactivity Demystifying Power Struggles