Mr. Smith is a native Californian who grew up primarily, in the Los Angeles area. Following high school graduation he served in the United States Marine Corps as a legal clerk, where he was stationed in a number of very interesting locations, specifically Adak, Alaska. After receiving and Honorable Discharge from the military, Mr. Smith obtained a Bachelor of Science in Human Services with a minor in Business from the University of Phoenix. Later he attended Azusa Pacific University where he earned his Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Mr. Smith is a Marriage and Family Therapist registered intern with the Board of Behavioral Science and is currently working towards independent licensure. Mr. Smith has experience working in a clinical setting with students and families within the San Diego Unified School District along with many Community Based Organizations.
Mr. Smith believes in a holistic approach when working with students and families. “Growth and healing for many of life experiences can only be effectively addressed through the Mind, Body and Soul.”