Brian Barnes

PhD Student
Integral and Transpersonal Psychology

Portland State University

California State Polytechnic University

Brian Barnes is the clinical supervisor of substance use disorder treatment services for a large community health clinic in Portland, OR, where behavioral health and complementary medicine are integrated within primary health care. Brian holds master-level certifications in substance use disorder counseling in the State of Oregon and nationally. Brian is a designated qualified mental health professional and is currently seeking licensure as a clinical social worker. Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State Polytechnic University and a master’s degree in social work from Portland State University. Brian is an advocate for offering supportive services alongside medications for conditions requiring behavioral change to achieve long-term recovery. Brian’s doctoral research interests include resiliency characteristics for individuals with addiction and mental health histories in context to their environments, belief systems, and values.

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