Ian graduated with a BA from Champlain College, and a MS from the Program of Community Mental Health at Southern New Hampshire University. Ian is also a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) in VT and NH, internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor through IC&RC, holds a Certificate in Integrated Mental Health and Substance Abuse and is an internationally Certified Addiction Specialist. In addition, Ian has received a Certificate of Advanced Study from Saint Michael’s College, in Unitive Psychology. This course work was designed to integrate many aspects of addiction treatment and the principles of recovery. Ian has worked with thousands of addicts/alcoholics and their families to help them recover from the devastating effects of addiction. He has also been invited to speak in hospitals and colleges to share his experience as someone who has recovered from this illness. Today, Ian works for an inpatient alcohol and drug rehabilitation center, Seabrook House in NJ.