We are well - qualified individuals

Break Thru has a well-qualified staff to help you through your concerns about life circumstances. We are diversified and able to handle a variety of problems, cares and concerns. Our commitment is to bring to each of our clients the best care possible while maintaining spiritual and psychological integrity.

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Board of Directors:

Dyan Howk, President

Nick Howk, Secretary

Paula Tannahill, Treasure

Paul Bradshaw, Board Member

Dyan Howk

Nick Howk - Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Nick Howk is a clinical pastoral counselor and has been at Break-Thru since 2001. He earned his MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University Dominguez Hills as well as a BA in Psychology from Vanguard University. As a pastoral counselor Nick is passionate about counseling from a distinctly Christian worldview, integrating faith with proven therapeutic principles. Before coming to Break Thru Nick was involved in leading recovery support groups and served as a hospice volunteer. Currently Nick sees individuals, couples and adolescents, working with a wide range of problems including anxiety, depression, and family issues. He also works with sexual addiction and related recovery issues. Nick has a heart for married couples and has advanced training and supervision in Emotionally-Focused-Couples-Therapy (EFT). Nick especially enjoys working with men to enhance and support their roles as husbands and fathers. He also enjoys teaching and does a workshop with his wife, Dyan, entitled "Enhancing Your Marriage.