WANT TO ENHANCE YOUR SKILLS AND LEARN ABOUT AFFECTIVE HEALTH IN RELATIONSHIPS?
If you're looking for a psychotherapist, trainer, or forensic evaluator with a focus on men, trauma, and masculinities you're at the right place. You may enjoy my collaborative approach to solving problems as well as my writing on male sexuality, addiction, and fatherhood across cultures.
An Empowered You
RELATIONAL COUNSELING & PSYCHOTHERAPY
My counseling programs are designed to assist you through mindful awareness, compassion, and narrative mapping. I focus on couples therapy and men's health counseling. Whether you are a couple or an individual man seeking support, we'll work on unlocking your full potential to enhance relationship satisfaction and sexual health. Take a look at the services I offer at my office in San Diego and ONLINE through secure live video calls in California or internationally.
CONSULTATION & CLINICAL SUPERVISION
In my clinical consultations you learn to assess the complex interrelationships between social systems, cultural norms, and people's affective health problems. I am committed to help you develop your skill to ask critical questions and challenge power relations that often underlie toxic interaction cycles and mental health problems. Currently, I am offering clinical group supervision for trainees at San Diego State University.
PROFESSIONAL FORENSIC EVALUATIONS
For attorneys, I offer forensic mental health assessments for immigration court. This includes hardship waivers, cancellation of removal waivers, as well as asylum, VAWA, and U & T visa cases. I strive to create a compassionate and caring environment for all clients. I offer a quick turnaround time and economical rates. My approach is to work closely with attorneys to provide a thorough evaluation process in a safe and welcoming environment.
NEW BOOK OUT NOW!
Get to know my research and writing on how gender, masculinity, and religion impact health and well-being. I have published journal articles and essays with top academic presses. My first full length book will be out in Spring 2020.
More than 15 years of experience in social science research and education motivated me to empower men to create healthy relationships with themselves and others. I received my PhD. in Anthropology and focused my doctoral research on psycho-social health and masculinity across cultures. My Master's degree in counseling has a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. Currently, I provide clinical supervision for masters-level students in a program accredited by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).