Born and raised in San Diego, CA, Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and earned a Master of Social Work from California State University, Northridge. As a dedicated and compassionate therapist at Pacific Teen Treatment, Chris is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of teenagers facing mental health challenges. With a focus on addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, and addiction, Chris provides a safe and supportive environment for young individuals to embark on their journey to healing and recovery.
Chris is experienced in evidence-based therapeutic approaches that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each teenager. Through individual counseling, group therapy, and family interventions, Chris empowers adolescents to develop coping skills, build resilience, and regain control over their lives. Throughout his career, Chris has been recognized for his empathetic and non-judgmental approach, creating a trusting and therapeutic alliance with his clients. He firmly believes in the power of collaboration and encourages families and caregivers to actively participate in the healing process. With a heart dedicated to healing young lives, Chris continues to make a significant difference in the lives of teenagers and their families, offering them hope for a brighter and healthier future.
Clinical Supervision provided by Leanne Miller PhD and Cindy Weathers LMFT