Eric is a licensed mental health counselor, actor, educator and facilitator. As an all around creative person, he has worked with groups of all ages for over 30 years. He studied theatre at the University of LaVerne, CA, USA, specializing in educational theatre and performance. Eric’s Masters of Arts in Expressive Arts Therapy from the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland activated his current passion for counseling. He currently works in Seattle and Whidbey Island as a mental health counselor for individuals, couples, and families. Eric continues to facilitate international programs for organizations like the Wellbeing Project and the expressive arts program at the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Eric was integral in launching Partners for Youth Empowerment and has traveled extensively as a global trainer for the organization.