27 Authors

Biography: Leah Miller is a mental health counselor and a trained alcohol and substance abuse counselor. She has clinical experience in... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Mental Health Counseling, Mental Health Counselor, Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor [read more]

Specializations: Addiction, dual diagnosis, mental health. [read more]
Biography: Emily Guarnotta holds a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. She has a passion... [read more]


Credentials: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology [read more]

Specializations: Dual diagnosis, substance abuse treatment, mood disorders, anxiety disorders. [read more]
Biography: Leah Walker is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a PhD in Family Relations. She has over 20 years... [read more]


Credentials: PhD in Family Relations, Master's in Family Studies [read more]

Specializations: Trauma, child and adolescent therapy, substance abuse, infant mental health. [read more]
Biography: Christine Laplante is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with trainings in trauma-informed care, substance abuse, integrated healthcare, and human sexual... [read more]


Credentials: Licensed Mental Health Counselor [read more]

Specializations: Trauma-informed care, group dynamics, sexual assault, sexual health, relationship health, recovery, integrated health care, psychology... [read more]
Biography: Lizmarie Maldonado works for The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (University of Miami) as a biostatistician, conducting genetic... [read more]


Credentials: Master of Science in Public Health, University of South Florida [read more]
Biography: Heather Pierucki, LMHC, QMHP is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Hawaii. She runs a private practice... [read more]


Credentials: LMHC, QMHP [read more]

Specializations: Supervision for clinical mental health counselors [read more]
Biography: Dr. Thomas received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. During his medical studies... [read more]


Credentials: Doctor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego [read more]
Biography: Rai Cornell is a freelance health, psychology, and science writer who has worked as a substance abuse and mental health... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Clinical Counseling [read more]

Specializations: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, sexual assault, addiction recovery. [read more]
Biography: Patrick Condron, M.Sc., M.A.C., is an addiction specialist and drug and alcohol counselor. He is Executive Director... [read more]


Credentials: Master of Science in Addiction Studies, Master Addiction Counselor [read more]
Biography: Lauren Brande, MA, has dedicated her life to psychological research. She started off her career with a scholarship from the... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Psychology [read more]

Specializations: The effects of drugs and trauma on the brain [read more]
Biography: Meredith Watkins, MA, MFT is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with specialities in eating disorders and dual diagnoses. As... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapist [read more]
Biography: Dan Wagener, M.A., is a Web Content Editor at Recovery Brands. Before Recovery Brands, he worked for a government... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Counseling Psychology, Lewis & Clark College [read more]
Biography: Marisa Crane, B.S., is a web content writer at Recovery Brands. Before Recovery Brands, she worked as a Behavioral... [read more]

Biography: Brittany Tackett is a transformational life coach, writer, and speaker in the mental health field. She holds a Master's in... [read more]


Credentials: Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology, International Certificate in Behavioral Studies [read more]

Specializations: Mental health, psychology, personal growth, behavioral change, applied behavioral analysis, addiction, psychopathology, meditation, mindfulness, cognitive... [read more]
Biography: Stacy Mosel is a substance abuse specialist, psychotherapist, and licensed social worker. She received her Master's in Social Work from... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Social Work [read more]

Specializations: Addictions, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Employee Assistance [read more]
Biography: Jaclyn Schuon, Psy.D., earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology and she has... [read more]


Credentials: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology [read more]
Biography: Joe completed his Master of Arts in Psychology in 2013 at Boston University, focusing on clinical areas such as... [read more]


Credentials: M.A., Psychology (Boston University) [read more]
Biography: Erica L. Hermann is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Addiction Counselor with a Master's in Social Work. She... [read more]


Credentials: Master of Social Work, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Addiction Counselor [read more]

Specializations: Substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, adolescent treatment, family therapy, group therapy, multi-systemic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy... [read more]
Biography: Dr. Melissa DeCapua is a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with a doctorate in nursing practice. She has experience in child... [read more]


Credentials: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Board Certification in Psychiatry [read more]

Specializations: Child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, psychopharmacology. [read more]
Biography: Michelle Karmozyn is a prevention scientist with a specialty in understanding the relationship between drug use and behavior problems in... [read more]


Credentials: PhD in Preventive Medicine-Health Behavior Research, MA in Applied Psychology [read more]

Specializations: Drug use and problem behaviors in children and adolescents Prevention of drug use in children... [read more]
Biography: Amanda Lautieri has more than 10 years of professional editing experience that includes working as a web editor for several... [read more]


Credentials: Bachelor's in English [read more]
Biography: Edie Weinstein is a licensed social worker, journalist, motivational speaker, interfaith minister, and radio host. She hold a Bachelor's in... [read more]


Credentials: Master of Social Work, Licensed Social Worker [read more]

Specializations: Addiction, dual diagnosis, mental health, women's issues, sexuality, spirituality. [read more]
Biography: Eric Patterson, MSCP, NCC, LPC, is a professional counselor who has been working for over a decade to help children... [read more]


Credentials: MSCP, NCC, LPC [read more]
Biography: Uma Ayer received her master's Degree in Addiction Studies and holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology. Her experience includes working... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Addiction Studies [read more]
Biography: Dr. MacLaren, PhD, earned his doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2005 for his... [read more]


Credentials: PhD, pharmacology [read more]

Specializations: Cellular and molecular neuroscience, genetics of alcoholism [read more]
Biography: Rudolph C. Hatfield is a retired clinical neuropsychologist who specialized in assessing and treating neurological and psychiatric disorders. He currently... [read more]


Credentials: PhD in Clinical Psychology [read more]

Specializations: Brain behavior relationships, psychological assessment, psychotherapeutic interventions, statistics, research methodology. [read more]
Biography: Lauren is a Web Content Writer at Recovery Brands. Before joining the company, she served as the Program Director for... [read more]


Credentials: Master's in Public Health, University of California (Berkeley) [read more]