Charley has committed himself to healing work, mindfulness, and addiction recovery for the last 10 years. He received his Masters of Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles and is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). He teaches mindfulness to both adults and children in group settings such as schools, corporate workplaces, and medical treatment facilities. Charley has received extensive training in mindfulness practice and its application in psychotherapy, and he uses these collaboratively with clients to increase resilience, self-worth and a felt sense of security. He also has a background working with clients recovering from addiction, trauma, anxiety, and shame-based thinking. Charley’s approach is mindful and body-centered as he assists clients in increasing awareness of feelings, needs, and individual values in order to move towards well-being and whole-hearted living. Charley is happily married to his wife Tara Thomas and they have a wonderful eight-year old son, Murphey.