Addiction Counselor and Outpatient Manager
Brent Horning has been exploring and practicing the healing arts since he moved to Los Angeles from Michigan in 2001. He gained extensive somatic awareness through his 13 years as a certified massage therapist. He holds a certification as a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation instructor since 2007, specializing in gong sound therapy and the yogic teachings of sacred sexuality. He earned his certification as a drug and alcohol addiction at UCLA Extension and after completing his supervised internship and state exam, he registered with CCAPP (California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals) He is currently working on his Masters degree in Psychology.
Brent has taught dozens of specialty workshops as single events and series at a wide range of venues including yoga and meditation studios and retreats, church services, education for nurse practitioners, West Hollywood City employee education, as part of weddings, fashion shows, artists collectives and a variety of clinical settings. His album “Gong Meditation for Relaxation and Healing” is available on all major digital outlets.
Healing sound baths, sacred sexuality lectures and gay men’s therapy groups are his most common workshop topics. He was the Wellness Program Director for the BIF/Pacific Lyons Care Wellness Center focused on holistic classes and workshops for gay men, and has worked at various addiction treatment center as a counselor and yoga/meditation/sound healing instructor including Twin Town Treatment Centers, Breathe, Institute for Sexual Health, One80 Center and Valley Restoration Center (Harmony Place IOP)
Brent is currently the primary counselor at La Fuente Hollywood Treatment Centers Intensive Outpatient Program, and also works at the residential facility leading therapeutic groups and teaching yoga. La Fuente is LA’s most established LGBT centered addiction treatment facility. His extensive background in the areas of yoga, meditation, mindfulness and sound healing provide a fresh, integrated perspective on addiction recovery. Having studied the mindfulness and yogic approach to sacred sexuality, Brent instructs clients suffering from sexual addictions how to discover a healthy, fulfilling love and sex life in sobriety.