LOUIS HEIT joined the adjunct faculty in 2013, teaching foundation, practice, and field social work courses.
With 30 years of experience in direct social work, mental health, and social service practice, Louis provides psychotherapy, supervision, program management and development, and consulting services. He currently serves as Clinical Preceptor for the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton. He is also a consulting clinical supervisor at New Method Wellness, a substance abuse treatment center in San Juan Capistrano, California.
He maintains a private practice in Carlsbad, California, specializing in the treatment of substance abuse, trauma recovery, pain management and mood disorders, and has worked as an Expert Witness for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences’ License Enforcement Unit.
University of California, San Diego: Professional Certificate, Business Management 2002
San Diego State University-California State University: MSW, Clinical Mental Health 1989
University for Humanistic Studies: MA, Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy 1985
Areas of Expertise (5)
Industry Expertise (3)
US Navy 2015 Preceptor of the Year (professional)
Selected for excellence in supervision and training for US Navy Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Programs, Clinical Preceptor Program.
The Heart of Social Work Award, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work (professional)
For providing outstanding, innovative service to the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, through field education, collaboration, and teaching.
- Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)