John Forlenza-Bailey is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor specializing in individual and family therapy for substance abusing adolescents and/or adults, and maintains a private practice in Newington, CT.
With over twenty-five years experience as a substance abuse professional, John Forlenza-Bailey is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are adolescents and adults suffering from co-occurring disorders (psychiatric and substance abuse problems).
John has helped countless people begin their road to recovery. He believes in educating and motivating his clients in self-discovery and insight, as they work toward recovery. John believes that anyone who wants to get well, can get well.
Bachelors in Behavioral Sciences at Lesley College, Cambridge, MA 1992
Masters in Education and Management at Cambridge College, Cambridge, MA 1995
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor since 1998. Certified Addictions Counselor since 1985
Twelve Step Recovery Model, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and Problem Gambling
Professional Activities and Memberships:
Nationally and State Certified as an Addictions Counselor, Author, Lecturer, and Adjunct College Professor