Douglas Bodin



Since 1993, Douglas has worked with more than two thousand children, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of educational and treatment settings.  More currently he has also developed considerable experience coaching adults and families. In addition, his expertise includes working with the legal system toward “alternatives to sentencing” for juvenile and young adult offenders. He is also an expert in the integration of “Therapeutic Outdoor Experiential Programs” in the intervention process. He is the architect of the unique “Team Approach” that Bodin brings to its cases and developed the visionary integrative approach to serving clients that is the model for the industry. He also lectures at hospitals, high schools and to a wide range of professional groups and colleagues. Douglas has been featured and cited in local, regional and national newspapers, magazines and journals and has appeared on radio and television shows regarding various topics related to working with children. He was the recipient of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs 2009 Essential Piece Award for Outstanding Service educating members of Congress and the Senate about our industry. He was also the co-recipient, along with Miriam Bodin, of the 2011 Reaching for the Stars Award of the Sky’s the Limit Foundation for a career in Outstanding Service to Young People and Their Families. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California Santa Cruz.