Hans brings years of professional and academic experience to his work here at Malibu Detox and Residential Treatment Center. He holds a M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University, where he specialized in Interpersonal Relationships and how to use Effective Communication and Emotional Intelligence to prevent unhealthy conflicts.
Hans is a Conflict Resolution Specialist, Ombudsman, Facilitator, Conflict Coach, and Mediator. He has worked in a wide variety of treatment areas, including for international organizations and the Los Angeles Superior Court. He also has years of experience teaching classes on conflict resolution to companies, students, clients and their families.
Hans is originally from Brazil and speaks 6 languages. Having lived in 5 countries, he finds that his cultural awareness helps him connect with clients in a highly personal, dynamic way.