Michael is an addiction professional with 25 years of experience, ranging from intervention to aftercare. Michael also practices professional coaching, working with individuals in group, with families, and one on one. Michael is a Certified Structured Family Counselor, working with families in facilitating their process of recovery. In his 14-year tenure at the Caron Foundation in Florida, Michael has served as a primary therapist, family therapist, and clinical director. He has also worked as the Director of Program Development at the Delray Recovery Center. Michael is a Certified Intervention Professional, who is nationally and internationally known as an addiction counselor. Michael’s international work includes teaching addiction counseling at Behman Hospital in Cairo, Egypt. He is also a consultant for the Cairo American College and the Maadi Psychological Center. Michael develops and facilitates self-help groups in North Africa and prevention work in Cape Town, South Africa, along with working with the Spirit of Bermuda on their Charlotte Sail. Domestically, Michael has developed programming for the NY Theological Seminary for Children at Risk, The Dance Theater of Harlem, The New York City Police Department Members Assistance Program (MAP), and served as the Program Director of Inter-Care LTD in New York City. Michael has also been a consultant with Columbia Tri-Star television. Aside from his intellectual and scholarly accomplishments, Michael is a Crossfit enthusiast, and at the age of 51 completed an ultra-marathon which was 155 miles across the Sahara desert. He is also a world traveler, visiting over 30 countries, and a proud graduate of the Hoffman process. Michael is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.