Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT-S) and, Licenced Child Care Administrator (LCCA)
Chris is in charge of treatment planning and intake assessment coordination for all residents. He graduated from La Sierra University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a clinical emphasis. He then attended Loma Linda University, where he received his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Science as well as certificates in alcohol, drug abuse and family life education.
“These kids have a chance. These guys are not a number. You put so much emotional energy into them, and seeing them develop and take control of their lives and be successful, that’s what makes it worth it.”
Prior to coming to Resolution Ranch, Chris worked as a therapist and case manager at Rancho Damacitas, a group home for boys with severe emotional and behavioral issues. There he advanced to Intake Coordinator and then Program Director before serving as Social Services Manager/Intake Coordinator at St. Frances Home for Children, a foster home in Sacramento.
Chris is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and has completed numerous continuing education classes focused on addiction and behavior issues related to teenage boys. He is a Licensed Child-Care Administrator and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In his spare time, you’ll find him reading, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.