As a Youth Mentor, Educator and Therapist, he is passionate about experiences that afford him the opportunity to help and empower individuals, couples and families to strengthen and heal their relationships with themselves and others, by understanding the ways in which contextual factors such as race, class, gender, age, nationality, religion and sexual orientation impact the mental, emotional, relational, spiritual and social well-being of underserved groups in our society.
A registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern and a Student member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and The American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA) with years of providing education and professional trainings on domestic violence and related topics in at-risk communities. He is also currently finishing a Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy (DMFT) at Nova Southeastern University.
Utilize a client-centered and strength-based approach to coaching/counseling (play therapy, group, individual, couples, and family) and training consultation, on a plethora of issues including the experiences of students in diverse settings with disabilities and special needs; the experiences of people of color in therapy; the experiences of couples, individuals, families, children and teenagers with issues of domestic violence; factors that influence couples of color intimate romantic relationships and the experiences of never married heterosexual men and women of color(either single or coupled) in intimate romantic relationships; youth sexual offender/sexual behavior-specific treatments; and the engagement of men and fathers in therapy.
Additionally one of his most valuable experiences was serving three years as a Special Education Volunteer for the United States Peace Corps, where he was responsible for building special education programs for children in need for St. Lucia’s Ministry of Education in the West Indies.