Brother Lou is a licensed marriage and family therapist and maintains a limited private practice providing psychotherapy, pastoral counseling and spiritual care. Prior to his retirement, Brother Lou was bi-vocational with a history of hospice spiritual care chaplaincy and a forensic mental health outpatient supervisor.  As a member of the national 2011-2012 Early-Stage Advisory Group for the national Alzheimer’s Association is a national speaker and media representative.  In addition to his local and national Alzheimer's commissions, the California Secretary of Health and Human Services appointed him as an Alzheimer's advisor for the Department of Aging.  

Brother Lou facilitates retreats, seminars and workshops about mindful and spiritual living with Alzheimer's and related dementias.  Brother Lou is Roman Catholic but for many years was active in ordained ministry within the Old Catholic movement.  He is drawn to the Ecumenical Order of Charity because it is an intimate, inclusive, diverse, and intentional community of equals honoring the antiquity and traditions of religious life balanced with the realities of a post-modern world.