Jason is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT #52975). He graduated with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology with a Specialization in Transpersonal Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in the Graduate School of Holistic Studies in Pleasant Hill, CA.
He completed a year of training at the Pacific Center For Human Growth in Berkeley, CA where he served the LGBTQIA+ community. As a trainee, he co-created a group called, “Positive,” for men living with HIV/AIDS.
His internship was at Fred Finch Youth Center in a program called, “Turning Point.” Turning Point serves 18-25 year old youth who are homeless in Berkeley, CA. After his internship, he worked at the same agency as Program Director of Rising Oaks. Rising Oaks provides housing, counseling, employment services, and mentorship to 18-24 year old foster youth who are homeless. As Program Director, he was a Clinical Supervisor and trained new clinicians for licensure.
Now he is working those who seek learn to manage their anger and to reduce depression and anxiety, whatever their source. As a couples therapist, he uses the Gottman Method which is a research-based method of helping couples manage conflict and achieve greater intimacy. Of special interest to him are people who are struggling with out of control sexual behaviors. Also, he specializes in working with sleep disorders including Circadian Rhythm Disorders and insomnia.
He serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, East Bay Chapter. In addition, he serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors of GAYLESTA: The Psychotherapist Association for Gender & Sexual Diversity. Also, is an active member of the Northern California Mindfulness Institute. His preferred gender pronouns are He, Him, His.