Justin has worked supporting those struggling with addiction and the families for his 8 years of experience as an addictions counsellor. Justin aims to approach addiction from a strength based approach under the belief that fostering natural resilience and strengths are some of the key foundations of recovery. Justin found his way to helping those impacted by addiction through their own personal experiences in recovery and completed his Mental Health and Addictions Worker Diploma from Canadore College and worked to become certified under the CACCF as a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor (CCAC). 

Justin comes with 5 years of experience in residential treatment services and has worked as a community addictions counsellor in Northumberland Ontario for the past 3 years providing outpatient Addictions Counselling to those struggling with Substance Use Disorder and their Families/ loved ones.  

Justin utilizes solution focused interviewing, Motivational Interviewing and has a strong foundation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills to assist individuals working to heal from addiction; and to support a loved ones of those struggling. Justin aims to utilize his skills and experience to provide after care support services from the approach of psycho-education, skill development, and to bridge the gap between treatment and returning to ones new life in recovery.