OUR REFRESHINGLY HUMAN
Christian is a Therapist Intern at SpringBoard Recovery, where Christian facilitates recovery-related groups such as PHP and IOP, often presenting on psychoeducational topics such as spirituality, CBT, DBT, and Existential approaches to long-term recovery.
Christian has completed his didactic counseling coursework at Grand Canyon University and began his practicum with SpringBoard Recovery in 2020, with hopes to become a Licensed Associate Counselor by 2022. He has earned distinction since 2016 in the substance-abuse treatment field for his compassionate, informed approach at locations including Promises Scottsdale and Calvary Healing Center. Christian helps SpringBoard Recovery maintain its standard of excellence in client treatment using his clinical training and experience, helping ensure SpringBoard’s quality of care by helping clients overcome obstacles to recovery in body, mind, and spirit. You can expect gentleness and understanding from Christian, along with enthusiastic explanations (or vidid insights) where most fitting.
Christian is a cat-and-dog-lover who enjoys hiking, bicycling, and writing a book about his experiences while mentoring troubled adolescents. Born in Buenos Aires to multicultural parents and raised in Atlanta, GA, he has been a resident of Phoenix, AZ since 2008.