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Justin comes to us from Bowie State University as he is entering his second year in the Mental Health Counseling program. Justin’s entry into counseling started with counseling at local substance abuse facilities doing work/ interning at residential, inpatient and outpatient facilities where people struggled with both mental health and substance abuse. He spent the last two years working first at the state level for the Maryland Army National Guard as the Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator and most recently at the national level as the Suicide Prevention Program Analyst for the National Guard Bureau. He uses a client-centered approach focusing on collaboration, harm reduction, narration, and CBT-oriented principles.When Justin is not working, you will find him bouldering, doing yoga, hiking or going to concerts.