Helping Parents Save a Child From Addiction
Mike is a Life Coach and Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor with a passion for helping parents save a loved one from addiction. His knowledge comes from a successful career of helping addicts and alcoholics in residential treatment centers since 1988. Mike provides Parent Coaching Sessions to translate his expertise into a personal “Road Map”guiding parents into a future of hope and positive change for their addicted child.
Mike is also the founder of PAL, Parents of Addicted Loved-ones, a support group of parents helping parents See Five Minute Video. PAL Groups meet every week to offer education and support, at no charge, for parents trying to save a son or daughter from addiction. Mike started the first meeting in Phoenix in 2006 and turned it over to parents in 2014. PAL is in 34 other states now and growing. History of PAL and Mikes Book 02-21-20
Mike is also the author of The Four Seasons of Recovery for Parents of Alcoholics and Addicts. His book has been called a “Handbook on recovery from addiction.” It is designed to guide parents through the predictable (but not commonly known) stages that addicts and alcoholics go through to achieve a successful life-long recovery. In his book, Mike tells in brief, his personal story of going from being a hopeless alcoholic, to helping other hopeless alcoholics and addicts in treatment centers; then eventually, helping hopeless parents of alcoholics and addicts.