Fritz has a broad range of experience to draw from. He has worked in the private sector, and in schools, universities, hospitals, and nonprofits, as well as in private practice.
Fritz graduated from the University of California at Davis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, and obtained his Master’s Degree in Counseling in 1996 from California State University, Sacramento. Upon graduating from Davis, Fritz worked for an energy consulting company for four years. He eventually changed course, and became the director of a college Christian association at U.C. Davis. He was subsequently the Founder and Director of Youth Counseling Connection, a mentoring program connecting U.C. Davis students with at-risk youth in Woodland, California. Fritz received a Yolo Volunteer Recognition Award in 1998 for his work with at-risk youth in Yolo County. He has also worked as a case manager for the Yolo Wayfarer Center, a transitional housing program serving homeless families, and as a case manger for Sutter’s inpatient psychiatric center in Sacramento, where he also conducted seminars for physicians on the importance of spirituality in patient outcomes. Fritz, a licensed MFT out of state, maintains a full-time practice in Davis, counseling with adults, couples, and families. He incorporates spirituality when appropriate, drawing on Judeo-Christian teachings, Buddhist philosophy, and Toltec concepts.
A Davis resident for over 30 years, Fritz, has been active in the community and has three adult children who grew up in Davis.