Professor Justin Huft

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Justin Huft

Lecturer in Sociology


Justin holds a master's degree in marriage and family therapy, and a master’s degree in sociology. He is also a certified clinical sociologist. He is a practicing LMFT, and is certified in substance abuse disorders, and LGBT-affirmative psychotherapy. Justin has worked with personality disorders, mood disorders, trauma, dual diagnosis, and client's in-crisis in a variety of settings, including: crisis shelters, community clinics, and schools. He is currently the clinical program director at a residential mental health treatment facility in Los Angeles. He specializes in integrating aspects of poetry, art, music, and play into a feminist-experiential model of therapy. His sociology research focusses on religiosity, gender, and inequality.


M.A., Sociology, Arizona State University

M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, Chapman University

B.A., Psychology and Social Behavior, B.A., Social Ecology, UC Irvine

A.A., Anthropology, A.A., Psychology, Saddleback College 

Research Areas

Feminist Theory 

Critical Psychology 

Queer Theory 

Critical Pedagogy 

Gender and Sexuality 

Courses Regularly Taught

Social Psychology 

Critical Thinking in Psychology 

Social Relationships and Emotions 


Huft, J. (2018). An integration of feminism into experiential psychotherapy. The Amerian Journal of Family Therapy. DOI:10.1080/01926187.2018.1502640

Huft, J. (2018). Politics, religon, & dinner table discussions. San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing. 

Huft, J. (2017). Systemic Haikus. Murmurations: Journal of Transformative Systemic Practice.

Huft, J. (2016). The invisibility of queerness in psychology. Perspective of Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns: A Publication of APA Div. 35 (Psychology of Women), 3 (2), 17-18.