Stephen Creel is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working in the field of chemical dependency for over 12 years. Stephen earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 2001. After his graduation, Stephen went to work as a family therapist at Phoenix House. It was here that his discovered his passion for working with individuals in recovery. He has worked at a number of other treatment centers in the Southern California area and joined Northbound in August of 2012. At Northbound, Stephen conducts individual and family therapy and leads of number of process and educational groups. He is also an adjunct professor of Psychology at Argosy University in Orange, CA. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and beautiful six-year-old daughter.