Kent Toussaint is both a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. He holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles. Kent is the Founder, President and Clinical Director of Teen Therapy Center, A Marriage and Family Counseling Corporation in Woodland Hills, California. His practice focuses on helping kids, teens and families live happier lives.
Kent has also trained pre-licensed and licensed therapists to effectively support and empower young people and their parents since 2009. He has become a leader in the field of adolescent treatment. Additionally he provides educational seminars to mental health professionals and interns throughout Los Angeles.
Kent formerly served on the non-profit board of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Association or Marriage and Family Therapists. He held the positions of:
- Pre-Licensed Representative 2006
- Member at Large 2007
- Chief Financial Officer 2008 – 2009
After operating in private practice, eventually Kent began to feel strongly about making mental health services more accessible to people across the economic spectrum. In 2017 he founded Child & Teen Counseling with the goal of making therapy available to people of all budgets. Kent has acted as Child & Teen Counseling’s Executive Director since its inception.
In addition to supervising and leading the staff at Child & Teen Counseling, Kent continues to work directly with clients at Teen Therapy Center. You can often find Kent delivering workshops at local parent organizations as well. Catch Kent every Wednesday at noon answering parent’s questions on his Facebook Live segment, Tips on Teens.
Listen to Kent talk more about Child & Teen Counseling here.