• Licensed Professional Counselor


  • Bachelor’s Degree, University of Texas at Austin
  • Master’s Degree, University of Houston at Clear Lake


Director of Admissions at Ethos Wellness Bellaire

John completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin and received a Master’s Degree form the University of Houston Clearlake. He has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1983. He had additional graduate training at the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston.

John has an extensive history of clinical and administrative experience in psychiatric treatment facilities. He has worked in in-patient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient settings. He has held positions as Program Therapist, Treatment Team Coordinator, Director of Intake, and has had multiple psychiatric hospital administrative roles.

John has vast experience with clinical intake assessments, psychometrics, group therapy, individual therapy and family therapy. He has a background in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems and Chemical Dependency treatment. He has worked in dual diagnoses treatment programs in multiple settings. He plans to develop his knowledge of Dialectical Behavior Therapy at Ethos Wellness Bellaire

In addition, John has a firm background in patient rights, HIPAA and mental health law. He has functioned as both a Compliance Officer and Privacy Officer in psychiatric hospital settings.

John has served the mental health community as a Board Member of Mental Health America of Fort Bend County for 6 years and is currently on the Advisory Board.

John brings a wealth of experience and a compassion for serving those with mental health challenges to Ethos Wellness Bellaire.

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