Pate DuBois joined the team of Silver Pines Treatment Center in May of 2023. Pate had been living in California for the past 10+ years. Pate moved to Pennsylvania in December of 2021. Pate obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology at the University of Valley Forge in 2010. Pate obtained a Master’s of Science Degree in Counseling, specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University, Sacramento in 2015. Pate approaches life with curiosity and wonder—often responsible, a serious-minded pragmatist, and thinks systemically. Pate in particular enjoys assisting in the process of improving the welfare of people and making things better for the greater good. Pate sees an abundance of situations to improve and accepts the dynamic chaos of life as it is. Pate has a strong sense of justice and fairness and is willing to tolerate and understand the diversity of humanity to further progress for the greater good. Pate achieves an ideal work-life balance, understands how to relax, and the importance of self-care. Pate often incorporates and utilizes therapeutic techniques and interventions from REBT, CBT, ACT, DBT, motivational interviewing, and narrative therapy.

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