Brian Polis, M.S., APCC (5549)**

Brian Polis | Paradigm Malibu

Brian Polis attained his Master’s Degree in Counseling from California State University, Northridge where he focused on Professional Clinical and School Counseling. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development at the University of Maryland. Brian is passionate about working with adolescents and he has developed his therapeutic approach as a counselor in a variety of K-12 institutions as well as with a local agency dedicated to treating childhood trauma and preventing child abuse. His clinical interests include childhood trauma, teen depression, and working with youth who struggle in school and/or academics.

Brian approaches therapy with a humanistic mindset, believes in the power of narrative therapy, and emphasizes developing authentic communication with each teen. His goal is to foster and emphasize the unique strengths of each youth.


Teen and adolescent residential treatment program that has the privilege of serving families from throughout the US and abroad.