Justin McKnight
Counseling Services
MRC 371


Justin McKnight LPC, NCC

Justin is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Wisconsin. Prior to working at Viterbo, he provided mental health treatment to juveniles in a secure detention facility and children and families in private practice. His professional interests are family relationship challenges and attachment, emotional regulation and management, psychological trauma, LGBTQ+ identities and mental health, the effects of racial and economic injustice on mental health outcomes, and clinical supervision.

Originally from central Pennsylvania, Justin moved to La Crosse 10 years ago. He is a first-generation college graduate and has taught and coached track and field at both the high school and collegiate levels. Justin’s partner is an English professor at UW-La Crosse. He has two children ages 13 and 9.