About the Author

Joseph B. Devlin, MA, CAADC, is a respected behavioral health expert with more than 20 years of experience in the specialty of Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Treatment. Joe’s professional experience includes: clinical director, interventionist, professor, facility director, addiction counselor, counseling supervisor, case manager, care manager, treatment facilities auditor, steward of county and state funding for treatment facilities, utilization reviewer and family group decision making facilitator. 

As an expert in the field of drug and alcohol addiction, not only has Joseph personally walked the path of sobriety, he has used his journey to freedom and his education to help others.  Joseph is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Pennsylvania, has received a Masters degree in Restorative Practices and Youth Counseling from International Institute for Restorative Practices, as well as a BA in Psychology from University of North Carolina.  Since then, he has become a licensed trainer in Restorative Practices. He also has obtained extensive training and experience in trauma-informed care, combined with a vast knowledge in community building with an expertise in substance use disorders, including co-occurring mental health issues.

Joseph speaks to groups, while he coaches individuals and/or families who are interested in the road to recovery. Often the family is left in the dark in the middle of this epidemic.  Where does the family member turn to?  Joseph offers experience and knowledge to help you navigate through this chaotic struggle you are walking through.

“My passion for helping others improve their lives has brought me to where I am today. I am honored to be in this role because the people I work with trust me to share their growth and pain which is a deep privilege. I help foster change through insight and compassion. Human beings are meant to be in relationship with one another and to ponder those deeper questions. It is my role to help you explore, create and find your identity, while achieving sobriety and restoring a fulfilling life. I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship because I have been in both roles. You will find my therapeutic approach to be authentic and collaborative.  I look forward to working with you.

Thank you for taking the time to get to know me. Now let’s schedule a complimentary phone consultation. I want you to get the best possible assistance, and if we are not a good fit, I will refer you to someone who may better serve you. Let’s stop the suffering today and get back to living a holistic life!” — Joseph Devlin