Patrick Devlin LCSW, CADC II Co-Founder
Patrick is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Level II Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. His entry into the therapeutic and addiction field began in 2008 working as a direct care staff member at a wilderness therapy program with adolescents. This experience helped shape his conception about how people change, the power of experiential therapies, and the importance of the relationship between a person and the natural world. Since that time he has worked in a variety of treatment settings including the non-profit sector, outpatient addiction services, a secure mental health facility with severe, and he served as the Program Director and Therapist at a residential treatment program for young adults for 5 years. In 2018 he helped to start a program called Skyline Recovery which works with young people struggling with addiction, trauma, and mood disorders.
Patrick has extensive training and specialty in the areas of addiction, trauma, family dysfunction, mindfulness, and body-based therapies. He is trained in EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Brainspotting, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness approaches. In addition to his therapeutic training, Patrick has been trained in nature based rites of passage ceremonies through the School of Lost Borders. Above all he believes in the Carl Jung assertion, “The good therapist must create a new therapy for each patient”.