Josh Beauchaine, MA, LMFT, CNDAI
Josh Beauchaine is known as a direct, insightful, and firmly supportive interventionist. Integrating his 15 years of experience in the mental health field, Josh strives to help families implement a safe and effective approach to helping a loved one enter recovery.
Josh focuses on using strategic coaching to help each family member learn how to “motivate” the treatment decision without having to attack, embarrass, or abandon the very person they are trying to help.
During his thousands of hours of experience in the counseling field, Josh has intervened in almost every addiction category imaginable including alcohol, narcotics, marijuana, sexual behaviors, eating, pornography, spending, and gambling. He has held positions as the head counselor of an addiction recovery home, a psychotherapist, a pastoral counselor, a youth pastor, an assistant school counselor, and a mental health worker at a residential treatment center for severely emotionally disturbed adolescents.
Josh received his Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communications from Point Loma Nazarene University and his Master’s of Science in Counseling from California State University at Fullerton.
John Hernandez, MS, LMFT
John has worked with adults and teens from all walks of life to include business leaders, military personnel, professional and college athletes, musicians and professionals in the entertainment industry. He is a Licensed Therapist within the state of California. John has gained over ten years of professional counseling experience in various environments and what his clients appreciate the most from him is his direct style with a personal touch. They come to view honesty as a powerful growth experience that yields real results.
John’s experience in the recovery field results from dealing with addiction issues that his client’s have struggled with during eight years of private practice. Additionally, John held the position of addiction recovery counselor with the United States Naval Hospital Inpatient program, Camp Pendleton, California.
Academic history includes graduating with honors from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California holding a B.A in Psychology and a M.S in Clinical Psychology. Supplemental coursework was acquired at Tulane University and George Mason University in New Orleans and Washington D.C. John’s professional experience includes as counselor with the United States Navy, counselor working with federal inmates, as magistrate with the State of Virginia and foster care facility working therapeutically with severely abused teens. His professional training includes EMDR therapy, an effective technique in treating clients who have experienced traumatic events.