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Having worked for Wilderness, Residential, and Transition programs, Brad understands the full continuum of care available to families. Helping families understand this full process has been one of Brad's greatest strengths. In fact, parents often compliment Brad for his caring manner in a very difficult decision process.More
John worked 18 years in the juvenile justice system providing assessment and counseling services to adolescents and their families. He has also worked in a psychiatric hospital setting and began working as a primary therapist in wilderness in 2007. John obtained a BA in Psychology from Ohio State University and an MS in Clinical Counseling from the University of Dayton. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 1997 and has been doing therapy with a variety of populations for over 2 decades.More