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Chris Hoff, M.A. LMFT, is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' work is grounded in Narrative theory, an evolving collection of ideas and practices that inform a respectful, collaborative and non pathologising approach to working with people and communities. Chris works with young people, women, men, couples and families in response to a wide range of concerns. Chris has a particular interest in the meanings that people develop from their life experiences.

Chris also provides a wide range of executive and organizational development consulting services. Chris' organizational work is based on Appreciative Inquiry, a body of work that focuses on developing an organization's positive core to inspire collaborative action that serves the whole system. AI is the powerful new paradigm for strength-based organizational transformation. Chris also blogs for OC Metro magazine, writing about leading edge postmodern collaborative practices.

Prior to joining the Project, Chris co-founded Two Roads Professional Resources Inc., a full-service engineering and information technology staffing company, in 1996. He helped grow the business to eight figures in sales and over 200 employees. Chris successfully exited the business in January 2010. Chris has also been an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist, and has over 20 years of experience in human resources.

Chris currently serves on the California state board of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and is a member of several other nonprofit boards serving both the arts and issues of social justice. He has also presented across the country on topics such as Social Justice and Social Entrepreneurship. Chris is adjunct faculty at Pepperdine University, and Chapman University.

Chris Hoff, California Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern #66002, Supervised by Anne Arnold, MFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #34382..

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travel, art, buddhism, entrepreneurship, poetry, surfing