Justin is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist whose fervor centers around helping adolescents and their families resolve underlying trauma and addiction in a kind and considerate manner. Justin grew up on the “frozen tundra” of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and earned his BA Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Seeking warmth and sunshine, Justin moved to Los Angeles in 2004. Justin went on to earn his M.A. Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University-Los Angeles. Justin has worked for a number of prominent treatment centers throughout the Los Angeles area where his expertise as a therapist was refined. Justin utilizes a solution-focused systemic approach to help guide his clients and their families through the stages of change.
As a result of his in-depth experience and exceptional training while working with adolescents, Justin’s clinical expertise is unparalleled. He specializes in adolescents who suffer from mood disturbances and/or substance abuse. Adolescent Growth is both humbled and honored to have Justin spearheading the clinical team. Justin plays a key role in assisting families in the healing process by guiding and overseeing the therapists, facilitating parenting support groups and conducting exceptional multifamily groups during the Weekend Restoration. Justin affirms that he is honored to help children learn about themselves, heal, and move forward in their lives. Justin’s strong spiritual connection to God is also a vital permeating aspect of his character that presents as a “quiet strength”.
During his free time Justin enjoys playing blues guitar, hiking, fishing, and riding his bike around town.