Jake Forgay, UGA MSW Candidate He/Him/His
Jake strives to provide compassionate support & guidance to individuals seeking to navigate the challenges of their mental health journeys. Drawing from his own personal battles with anxiety, OCD, & depression, Jake understands firsthand the impact these struggles can have on one’s life. It was through his own experiences that he found his calling to help others on their path to healing.
Jake honors meeting client's where they're at. His personal journey, his dedication to continuing education/ongoing research, & active engagement in ongoing clinical supervision/training has equipped him with a unique perspective & empathy that allows him to connect deeply with others. He believes that every individual’s story is unique, and he will tailor his therapeutic approach to address their specific needs. He hopes to foster a safe and nonjudgmental space, working collaboratively with his clients to explore their emotions, develop healthier coping strategies, foster harmony, and promote positive change.
"My goal and purpose is to empower individuals to overcome obstacles, build resilience, cultivate essential skills, and ultimately lead fulfilling lives. It is an honor to walk alongside my clients as they embark on their own transformative journeys."
Jake Forgay, UGA MSW Class of 2024