Statement | Bios
Cathie Moog (formerly Cathie Smith) is Founder and President of The Justin Foundation. Formed as a non-profit corporation in 2004, The Justin Foundation endeavors to provide consumer support and advocacy for better treatment care on behalf of individuals and families affected by drug abuse.
Cathie served as a consumer advocate on the State of California's Counselor Certification Advisory Committee under the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs and as Chairperson of the Ethics subcommittee. Cathie has also served as a public member on the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. Cathie testified in front of the Little Hoover Commission's hearing to review California's alcohol and drug treatment programs and at Senate and Assembly hearings in favor of numerous legislative bills to improve drug treatment programs in California. Cathie holds a Bachelors Degree in Management from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
James L Moog, M.A. MFT BCETS is licensed by
the State of California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. He is
a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
and The Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Jim holds a Bachelors
of Art in Social Welfare from San Diego State University and a Masters
of Art in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Azusa-Pacific
University. Jim has maintained a private practice for 28 years and
is currently located in Pleasanton, California. Jim generously serves
on the Board of Directors of The Justin Foundation. You may visit his web site at: www.abbachristiancounselinginstitute.com