I focus on empowering clients through an open professional approach, empathy, and compassionate understanding. 

Our Team

Christopher Stewart, LMFT

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Family-based therapy (FBT), Harm reduction, Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Solution-focused, Strengths-based, Relational

Therapy Style

My services are provided from a Strengths-Based, Cognitive-Behavioral, Family Systems, Humanistic perspective. I focus on empowering clients through an open professional approach, empathy, and compassionate understanding. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples. This includes treatment for substance use disorders using a harm-reduction model, mental health disorders, dual-diagnosis, severe mental illness, Native American populations, and court-dependent youth. My passion is for people, and believe we all have an intrinsic desire to move toward health and happiness. 

Education

BA - Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

MA - Counseling Psychology, National University

License Number and State

CA 51471

Pronouns

he/him

What are your interests outside of work?

We are a USA Swim Team family; both my sons are competitive swimmers and our weekends are often filled with the joy of watching my sons develop as athletes. I have a passion for all water sports and enjoy spending time in beautiful natural environments.

What book have you read more than once and why?

The Power of Habit, because it connects science with creating outcomes for positive change.

How do you recharge?

Time with family; exercise and sports, spending time in beautiful natural environments.