Brian’s expertise is in building a safe therapeutic relationship with his clients. This relational and therapeutic process creates an atmosphere in which clients can explore, heal, change, and grow. He received his master's degree from Hazelden Graduate School, with specialized training in substance use disorders. He also completed a graduate certificate for marriage and family therapy at St. Mary’s University. Brian draws from years of experience working at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, and enjoys working with men, women, couples, adolescents. Beyond his graduate-level training, Brian's personal experience of recovery from addiction, his role as husband, and father of a blended family has instilled in him the understanding that sustained healthy change is possible. He has experience addressing depression, anxiety, enhancing self-compassion, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. Brian utilizes a holistic approach to treatment with careful attention to the needs of mind, body, and spirit. Brian is passionate about collaborating with each client in a person-centered approach; enhancing strengths and resiliency.