Louis J. Lumpkin
Is a marriage and family counselor who goes by L. J.and lives in Southern California with his wife and two children. L. J. was a track athlete at Cal Poly, then continued his education in Santa Barbara. He has worked in a variety of addiction and mental illness recovery centers and is now in private practice. He teaches multicultural psychology and
psychotherapy practicum at Pepperdine University.
L. J. gives talks internationally in person and on podcasts on the subject of healing from systemic racism. He offers training for Barbers on how to create council for those in the shop.
His next books are about parenting, and about relationships.