Freedom & Recovery 2013


Jennifer D. Angier, NCACII, CACII
Executive Director, Foundations Atlanta

Stephen Barnard, LCSW

Andrea Barthwell, MD, F.A.S.A.M.
Founder/Medical Dir., Encounter Medical Group, PC.

Kathleen Bigsby, PhD, LCSW
CEO, The Canyon

Adrian Blotner, MD, FAPA
Medical Director, La Paloma Stress Management for Chronic Pain IOP

Founder/CEO, Capela Interventions

Judy Crane, MA, LMHC, CAP, CSAT-S
Founder/Exec. Dir./ CEO, The Refuge

Dan Cronin, LISAC, CADC
Cronin Consulting


Kim Dennis, MD
Medical Director, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

Naelys Diaz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Alan Downs, PhD
Founder and CEO, DBT Recovery Center – Beverly Hills, CA

April Easter, MA, LPC, LCAS
Clinical Director, CooperRiis 85Z


Candy Finnigan, BRI II
Author & Interventionist

Frank Gallo, Ph.D.
Director, Uniformed Services Program – Cranston, RI Police, Retired

Rawland Glass, MSW, LCSW
Chief Clinical Officer, The Bridge To Recovery

James S. Gordon, MD
Founder/Director, The Center for Mind-Body Medicine


Scott Graham, CDS III, CDP
Co-Owner, Carefrontations

Heather Hayes, M.Ed, LPC
Counselor, Interventionist

Chris Herren
Former NBA, Recovering Speaker & Author

William Huang, MD
William Huang, M.D. Inc.


Pat Kelly, CATC, BRI
Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor & a Board Registered Interventionist

Jack Kuo, MD
Dir. of Psychiatric Services, Promises Treatment Centers

E. Gail Horton, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Judith Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, CAI, & BRI II
Founder, CEO & President, ARISE


David Lee, CCDC, BRI-I
Founder/Owner, Intervention Services and Technologies, Inc

M. Laurie Leitch, Ph.D.
Co-director, Threshold GlobalWorks, LLC (TGW)

Jason Levine, Ph.D.
President & Exec. Dir., The Source Health and Wellness Treatment Center

Jennifer Lombardi, MFT
Executive Director, Summit Eating Disorders and Outreach Program

Tammy Malloy, MSW.
Assoc. Dir. of Research, Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches

William McCormick, MBA
CEO, Medivance Billing Service, Inc.

Carol McDaid, BA
Principal, Capitol Decisions, Inc.

Joanne Mednick, LMFT, Psy,D
Co-founder, Serenity Trauma Healing Center

Dennis P. Morrison, PhD
Chief Clinical Officer, Netsmart Technologies

Chris Mulchay, MA, MS, PhD
Psychologist, CooperRiis / Blue Ridge Insight and Wellness Services

Brian O’Shea, CAI, MAAP, CSI, BRI-C
Founding Partner, Caring Interventions, LLC

Steven D. Passik, PhD
Dir, of Clinical Addiction Research and Education, Millennium Laboratories


Johnny Patout, LCSW
CEO, New Beginnings Recovery Center

Jim Phalan, ICADC
Program Director, Bowling Green Brandywine

Patricia Pizzo, BS, DABFE
Director of Toxicology, Alere Toxicology

Benjamin D. Randolph, MS, CADC III

Sean Riley
Founder and Executive Director, Safe Call Now

Gordon K. Scheible, BA, MDiv, CADC-II
Chemical Dependency Counselor/Case Manager , HVRC

Eric Schmidt , MSSW, LCSW, MBA
CEO, New Roads Treatment Centers”

Mark Schwartz, Sc.D, LMFT
Clinical Co-Director, Monarch Cove Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

Regina Kulik Scully
Founder/Executive Producer, “The Invisible War”

Brodie Seagrave, MA
Seagrave Interventions

Kenneth R. Seeley, BRI-II, RAS
Founder, Intervention 911

Jennifer Skinner, MS
Director of Clinical Training, MFI Recovery Center, Inc.

David Smith
Buddhist Meditation Teacher, Against The Stream

David E. Smith, MD, FASAM, FAACT
Principal, David E. Smith, MD & Associates

Dr. Ronald Earl Smith, MD, PhD
Author and Practicing Psychologist

Yong S. Song, PhD
Private Practice & VA, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Katherine Susan Steffel, Pharm.D.
Clinical Research Educator

Ed Storti, BA, CADC II, BRI II
Author, Lecturer, and Intervention Specialist

Loree Sutton, M.D.
Co-Founder, Threshold GlobalWorks, LLC (TGW)

Daniel Sweeny, BSW, CASAC, MSW, LMSW
Sergeant NYPD


Kerry Taylor
former NFL, Certified Strength & Conditioning Trainer

Jillian Todd
Account Executive, Google’s Health Services

Joseph A. Wagner
CEO & Interventionist, Wagner Intervention

Arnold “Arnie” Wexler, CCGC
Speaker, Arnie and Sheila Wexler Associates