M.S., LMFT #124878
Roger Douglas is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has been in the field providing therapy to clients for over 4 years. Roger has extensive experience working with young adults and individuals with anxiety, trauma and co-occurring conditions. Roger served active duty in the Marine Corps and has a great understanding of military culture. Additionally, he spent time providing case management to homeless Veterans.
In addition to his private practice, Roger also works part time with the McAlister Institute providing counseling to teenagers with PTSD, depression, anxiety and substance abuse. This work has given him a keen ability to understand the drug culture and to learn ways to best help this unique population. Roger grew up in Brooklyn, NY where he was surrounded by gang violence. Roger was able to escape by joining the Marine Corps. He served honorably in the United States Marine Corps and earned the rank of E5- SGT. Roger has worked with clients from varying backgrounds and has experience with a multitude of issues including substance issues, anxiety, depression, stress, suicidal ideation, self-harm, sexual and physical abuse, trauma and transitional life issues.
Roger is in the process of becoming a certified provider in Cognitive Processing Therapy and is receiving training in EMDR, both of which are empirically supported treatments for victims of trauma and PTSD. Roger has experience using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Client Centered Therapy. Roger graduated from University of Phoenix with his Masters in Marriage, Family, and Child Therapy. He is an active member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT). Roger is also earning his Psy.D in Applied Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Lasty, Roger created the first and only mental health trading card game to end the stigma around mental illness and substance abuse. The game is called, “Douglairian Therapy”.
“First off, thank you. Thank you for taking the first step towards getting to where you want to be in life. I know it was not easy to come to this place, but if you can try to trust me; I will do my very best to help you get where you want and deserve to be.” Roger is in the field because he believes that everyone has the potential to achieve their most happy, hopeful, life.