Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Ian is a Marriage and Family therapist under the direct supervision of Dr. Serena Mazzola that grew up in Danville but has lived around the Bay Area for the last 10 years. Ian has spent the last 5 years working with clients and families and the last 3 supporting youth and families within our local communities.
Prior to joining Blackhawk Family Development Center, Ian worked with adolescents and families in post-hospitalization and intensive outpatient settings. Ian also has experience with adults with severe mental illness within community-based mental health support networks. Ian utilizes interventions from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Solution-Focused therapy to support clients in reaching their goals. Ian strives to help clients and families find results in treatment along with supporting them with the difficult task of embracing change. He takes a customized care approach that targets each client’s realistic areas of growth.
Ian spends his free time with his family and friends. He enjoys traveling with his wife to exciting places on the weekends. Most weekends you will find him enjoying a local farmer’s market or walking around town.