Brian Navarro, MSW

Brian Navarro is a mental health care provider with Children's Institute, Inc. His current focus is working with youth who have experienced various types of trauma (e.g., sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence), with whom he uses a number of trauma-informed modalities, including Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI), a short-term peritraumatic treatment, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Although Mr. Navarro works with a range of youth, he has substantial experience working with the LGBTQ community, including transgender youth in Children's Hospital of Los Angeles' Risk Reduction Program. Additionally, he has been designated as the point person at Children's Institute for questions and concerns related to addressing mental health issues among LGBTQ youth.

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