Randy holds a licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of California. He has been providing psychotherapy and emotional
growth services for a wide variety of issues within a number of roles for the past 10+ years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in
Business from Biola University and completed a Masters Degree in Theology from Liberty University. He attempted to pursue a Doctoral Degree in
Theology when he felt therapy was a better way to help people. Thus, he completed a Master of Arts Degree from Touro University in Marriage and
Family Therapy and currently working on a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from CalSouthern University.
Previously, he worked as a pastor and Christian camp director developing curriculum and teaching. It was there that he gained the experience of working with addiction, foster
services, wraparound, competency restoration, and couples and family therapy within community-based clinics, substance use treatment facilities, a state hospital, and jail.
Randy has extensive training in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, managing adaptive practices, interpersonal therapy, The Gottman Method, as well as being a certified
Mandated trainer (crisis intervention) and strength deployment inventory (motivational values psychometric) facilitator.
He describes his therapeutic approaches as goal-oriented and client-centered. He use solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and existential therapy approaches to foster awareness while developing pragmatic solutions
to problems. He establishes goals for treatment in collaboration with his clients and feels that together he can assist clients with changing patterns of thinking or behaviors driven by unmet needs he feels are underlying symptoms.
He believes that “healing hinges on the relationships you develop and progress ultimately follows a personal conquest of fear and acceptance of responsibility.”