BA, MA, AAMFT
Stuart is a Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). He connects with clients by listening to and exploring their unique situations without placing judgment and remaining curious about their perspectives. He is eclectic in his approach, as he believes that each client is unique and will respond to different therapeutic techniques. During his years as a therapist, Stuart provided counseling to those struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, self-mutilation, ADHD, relationship difficulties, life transitions and family change including divorce and death. These issues greatly affect people’s ability to thrive and he helps clients work through these challenges to make positive changes. Stuart specializes in working with substance abuse clients at the inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care. With all of his clients, he brings forward their strengths, increases their self-awareness, and empowers them so they are better able to make decisions that will positively shape their lives. He explores with them helpful ways of relating to challenges and offers constructive ways of dealing with them. Together with clients, he discusses options and new possibilities for preferred ways of living to promote their continued success as they transition from struggling with addiction to striving in recovery.