Welcome Our New Therapist, Justin Little!

Hi Everyone,

As you can tell by the new website, Relationships For Better is growing! Justin Little joined the practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern a month ago, and we couldn’t be happier!

In the years that I have known Justin, he has been a model of care and compassion – two qualities I believe are essential in an effective Therapist. If you are someone who has considered seeking healing through relational Therapy, I encourage you to consider Justin as a potential Therapist for you and your loved ones.

But first, allow him to introduce himself:
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Hi all,

My name is Justin, and I am a Marriage and Family Therapy Intern being trained in the Restoration Model. I believe that family and community play a crucial role in shaping how we see our identity and our safety in close relationships.

I work to empower clients to name and regulate painful emotions regarding identity and safety, and work towards building love and trustworthiness towards themselves and others. This often means breaking generational cycles of pain and destructive behavior, which is why therapy can be so beneficial. I can help you see these patterns more clearly, and learn to do something different today.

Whether you are seeking to work on issues related to friendships, dating, engagement, marriage, parenting, caring for aging parents, divorce, work or school environments, or other relational concerns, I will work to help you understand and change the underlying emotional force behind the problematic behaviors that hinder your chances for growth. As love and trustworthiness are restored, clients experience an increasing sense of peace in themselves and their relationships.

I am particularly interested in the problems families face when one or more family members abuses or is addicted to drugs or alcohol, and I have experience working with adolescents, adults and families in recovery. If you or a friend or family member struggles with addiction, help is available, and I can connect you with the resources you and your loved ones need, as well as work with you to process your experiences and find hope.

I received my Masters of Science in Marital and Family Therapy from Fuller School of Psychology in 2013.

I have also completed levels I and II training in Restoration Therapy. I have been a Monrovia resident since 2008, and live here with my wife and daughter. My interests include hiking in the canyon, fantasy novels, running, writing songs on my guitar, freshly roasted coffee, making my wife laugh, baking, camping and going to see good action movies at the theater.

Justin

Justin Little, MFTI
626.807.0334
Justin@RelationshipsForBetter.com
   
  • Rica - May 14, 2015 - 4:30 am

    Hi, my name is Rica. I am from San Gabriel academy, I am doing the marriage project for the bible class and I have a couple question want to ask you, because I need your suggestion, I wish you can answer the questions. Thank you for your help.
    1. Why is marriage counseling important?
    2. Is marriage counseling necessary?
    3. What are issues that usually arise during counseling sessions?
    4. How often do people find that they should not get married?
    5. What advice do you have for people who are thinking about getting married?
    Thanks so much for all of your help.ReplyCancel

  • Adrian alfaro - June 29, 2015 - 3:49 am

    Hey Justin my name is Adrian I am 24 and I have been married for a year and two months ,with 3 year old boy and seven year old girl and I am contacting you cause I need your help. I’ve done counseling in the past but that was about a rough eight years ago. If you can please reply to my email above ,really appreciate it thank you.

    AdrianReplyCancel

  • Gary Mittelberg - January 8, 2017 - 7:16 am

    Interested in my 13 y.o. daughter working with Megan L. who was referred to me by Tsega Worku.
    Would like to discuss her situation and plan to assist.
    Do you take insurance? Cost, etc.
    Thanks-
    GaryReplyCancel

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