Yusuf (Martin) Turner holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Regis University. He is a registered Professional Clinical Counselor intern (PCCi) and is working toward his licensure. Presently he is seeing clients in a private practice setting in San Francisco, Ca. Yusuf has experience working with adult male and female clients in community treatment settings struggling with various addictions, chemical dependency, depression, anxiety, trauma, and severe mental illness.
In the past Yusuf has worked with Muslim Family Services of Colorado,providing individual mental health counseling and psychoeducation to adult males at risk in oppressed communities of color , primarily the African American and Somali communities of Denver,Colorado.
Yusuf’s theoretical orientation is eclectic, heavily influenced by psychodynamic and existential psychology. He utilizes a plethora of therapeutic techniques specific to the needs and issues impacting his client (e.g., psychoanalytic, client-centered, gestalt, cognitive behavioral, narrative, mindfulness, and transtheoretical therapies). Yusuf is an advocate of social justice and volunteers his time with a number of social causes.