Lopez Brown was born and raised in Waterbury, Connecticut. In 1992, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Connecticut and went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) from Hunters College. After completing graduate school, Lopez moved to South Florida. Since then, he has worked as a therapist for the past 16 years. His career in therapy began at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital. At Jackson Memorial Hospital, he worked in several different capacities including forensic psychology, adolescent psychology, home-based mental health and substance abuse.
As a primary therapist at Inspirations, Lopez is very creative in his approach. He often thinks outside of the box to engage teens during therapy sessions. He also uses eclectic theoretic approaches, such as Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT), a proven effective evidence-based theoretical approach to working with adolescents in addiction.
On a daily basis, Lopez runs therapy groups, individual family sessions and creates treatment plans. According to other staff members, Lopez is a team player. During his time off, he enjoys playing many different sports, fitness training and meditating.