Dr. Andrew Tatarsky

Dr. Tatarsky holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The City College of the City University of New York (1986). He has specialized in the field of substance use treatment for over 25 years working as a counselor, psychologist, program director, trainer, advocate and author. Dr. Tatarsky is a founding executive board member of the Association for Harm Reduction Therapy. Some of his written works include: Developing your healthiest relationship to marijuana: A harm reduction approach, Addiction, meaning and understanding, Harm reduction psychotherapy: Extending the reach of traditional substance use treatment. His book: Harm Reduction Psychotherapy: A New Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Problems (2007) has been an essential piece of work in the area of harm reduction, which can be a guiding stone for many clinicians and clients on their treatment journey. Dr. Tatarsky is also on the editorial boards of Harm Reduction, an on-line journal and the international Journal of Drug Policy.