Lyle R.  Fried, CAP ICADC CHC

Lyle R. Fried, CAP ICADC CHC

Lyle, a 3rd generation native of Miami, Florida, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Psychology degree from Liberty University. He is a lifetime member of the national honor society for Psychology. He is a Florida Board-Certified Addictions Professional; Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor; a certified health coach (via Villanova College of Nursing); an Approved Training Provider through the Florida Certification Board; a trained and experienced interventionist. As a training provider and consultant to start-up treatment facilities Lyle has assisted many individuals in the addictions treatment field improve their professionalism, and gain board-certification. He has also guided several organizations in the process to obtain state licensure and has helped to establish several successful treatment centers. Lyle has previous experience as the Executive Director of two residential substance abuse treatment centers in Florida and has served on the board of several homeless coalitions and other community organizations. He has worked extensively in social services with the homeless, addicted, mentally ill, and persons with disabilities. Lyle has extensive training in alternative solutions for addictions and the holistic approaches backed by modern-day science. This training includes neurotransmitter replacement, food and nutrition, proper medication procedures and non-pharmacological alternatives, root genetic and environmental causes of mental health stressors, stress management, neurofeedback, and more. Lyle also works abroad providing a variety of services to those most in need; most recently in Haiti where he has helped locals receive an education leading to self-sustainability, clean drinking water, and medical assistance. He has served as President of his Rotary club and as the District International Projects Chair. He is a Paul Harris Fellow and an ordained pastor. He remains passionate to help others obtain a better life for themselves