Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates

Dr. Justin Carter

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

About Dr. Justin Carter

As a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY28482), Dr. Carter turned his childhood dream of helping others into a lifetime commitment. In his clinical practice Dr. Carter has been committed to helping individuals and families heal. His research and experience have supported his passion for assisting those he works with to reach their ultimate potential and achieve excellence in their lives.

Dr. Carter sees his role with patients as being solution-focused, energetic, and efficient work. The primary goals in working with Dr. Carter are relief from the presenting symptoms causing distress and then an evolution into personally empowered living. Dr. Carter’s approach begins through informed application of neuroscience-based techniques to assist with emotional regulation and the immediate introduction of a new life skill, which creates groundwork for sustainable change. 

Dr. Carter understands that while symptom relief may be success enough for many patients, going beyond symptom relief and focusing on healing the causes of the disturbance will lead to long-lasting change.


Dr. Carter seeks to not only support insight development into the patterns that get in way of living one’s excellence, but to also teach transformative skills to empower his patients to create long-term health for themselves. Combining emotional regulation techniques informed through neuroscience with traditional talk therapy methods, Dr. Carter actively participates in the healing process of his patients. His patients experience great success by working collaboratively to build upon the strengths inherently present while focusing on creating opportunities to  unlock the ability to Live their Excellence.

Dr. Carter has been training in and practicing psychology for more than a decade. During that time, Dr. Carter has received training from industry leaders including the Semel Institute at University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and the California School of Professional Psychology, where he earned his doctorate degree. Dr. Carter works with individual adults, adolescents and families, and parents presenting with a wide range of life challenges. Additionally, Dr. Carter offers parent coaching/training and performance coaching for athletes, performing artists, and business professionals seeking to achieve their ultimate performance potential.