Christine Brewer, MS, LMFT
Christine Brewer has over 20 years of experience in substance use disorders, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, disaster mental health, trauma, EMDR, and therapy with individuals, groups, couples, and families.
Her clinical experience includes gerontology, at-risk youth, homicide bereavement, dual diagnosis, domestic violence, crisis intervention, hostage negotiation, community debriefing services, and clinical supervision.
Christine is a psychotherapist, mental health consultant, educator, and freelance writer specializing in recovery and resilience as well as a variety of topics related to the field of psychology.
Eric Patterson, MSCP, NCC, LPC
A professional counselor, Eric Patterson has been helping children, adolescents, and adults reach their goals and improve their well-being for over 10 years. Eric has also worked as a collaborating investigator for the field trials of the DSM-5 and he also completed an agreement to provide mental health treatment to...
Dan Wagener, MA
Dan Wagener is a Senior Web Content Editor for American Addiction Centers. Prior to taking on this role, he worked for a government contractor in the Washington, D.C. area, where he edited websites for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). He was also Senior Manager of...
Emily Guarnotta, PsyD
Emily Guarnotta holds a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. She has a passion for working with clients struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues and her treatment approach includes providing evidence-based practices in a supportive and non-confrontational manner. She also has experience...