Dr. Justin Smith is a Licensed Psychologist and is the Director of the Counseling Program and Associate Professor of Professional and Pastoral Counseling at Phoenix Seminary, and has joined Professional Counseling Associates to help couples and families. Dr. Smith first started working with troubled youth in 1981 as a volunteer with Youth For Christ. He has worked full-time with community mental health, child protective services, and the Wisconsin State hospital.
He has held various leadership positions in the local church, and has been a part of three church plants. The restoration and reconciliation of individuals and marriages within the church is a passion. Before coming to Phoenix Seminary he taught at Beloit College.
Dr. Smith is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA), and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS).