About John

John Hochhalter, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and maintains a private practice in Meridian, Idaho.

John is passionate about counseling and mental health because of his genuine love of people and because of the wonderful intricacies of human experience. His deepest joy is found in helping a person to find greater peace and satisfaction in their personal and relationship life.

John provides understanding, support, and clinical insights to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He offers a personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they desire to achieve.

Working with a broad spectrum of clients, his areas of experience include:


Anxiety and Fears

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Grief and Loss



Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Addictions and Substance Abuse

Relationship Issues

Panic Disorder

Stress management

Parental Support

Career Counseling


Bachelor of Science, University of Utah, 1990
Master of Counseling, Idaho State University, 2008

License, Certifications
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Idaho. #4772
National Certified Counselor, #239741

Professional Activities and Memberships

Member, Chi Sigma Iota, Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International
Served on the board of Idaho Association of Marriage and Family Counselors