Austin completed his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy at Texas Tech University with an emphasis in addictions. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with extensive experience working with healthcare professionals, entertainers, executives, and attorneys in intensive experiential therapy and personal growth programs. He has developed many trauma-informed experiential therapeutic programs and workshops for individuals, couples, and families. Austin developed the Veterans Healing Through Connection program, for veterans and their partners, and has facilitated this free program for over 100 veterans couples in many states since 2012.
Austin is now the Chief Clinical Officer at Onsite Workshops, outside of Nashville, TN. Onsite attracts people from all over the world wanting to increase their emotional intelligence and work through issues that may be holding them back professionally, personally, and relationally. He is responsible for all clinical and personal growth workshops as well as Milestones, a residential trauma treatment center at Onsite. Austin has been a frequent presenter for various audiences nationally.