Addiction Center's Experts

Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO

Dr. Ashish Bhatt

Doctor of Addiction Medicine

Addiction Center’s Medical Content Director, Dr. Ashish Bhatt, MD, MRO is an accomplished physician, addiction medicine specialist, and psychiatrist with over 20 years of medical and administrative leadership.

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At Addiction Center, we strive to provide our audience with high-quality, informative content to help assist those who struggle with addiction or mental health conditions. Our primary focus is always on the wellbeing of those who visit our site, and as such, our focus is to provide them with trustworthy, factual content that gives them the tools and information necessary to find meaningful help, and ultimately, an addiction-free life.

We work with a variety of addiction experts to ensure our content is written and reviewed by professionals in the addiction treatment field. Each one of the experts we work with has hands-on experience working with people affected by addiction. Learn more about them below.

Meet Our Addiction Experts

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Adrienne Webster, LACC

Licensed Addiction Counselor

Adrienne Webster is a Licensed Addiction Counselor. She earned her B.A. in Media Arts from Montana State University and later completed her graduate studies in Addiction Counseling there as well. She works with clients individually and in group settings as a counselor and a recovery coach.

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Amber Biello-Taylor, CAP, LCSW

Certified Addiction Professional

Amber Biello-Taylor is a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) with over 10 years of professional addiction treatment experience.

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Dan Mager, MSW

Licensed Masters Social Worker

Dan Mager is a Licensed Masters Social Worker in Nevada. He received his MSW from the Hunter College of the City University of New York, School of Social Work.

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David Hampton

Certified Professional Recovery Coach

A survivor of addiction himself, David Hampton is a Certified Professional Recovery Coach (CPRC) and a member of the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC).

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Dayna Smith-Slade, MAC

Certified Addictions Counselor

Dayna Smith-Slade is a nationally certified Master Addictions Counselor (MAC), licensed Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), and Substance Abuse Expert (SAE) with over 29 of hands-on experience in the addiction field.

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Jacquelyn Buffo, LPC, AADC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Jacquelyn Buffo is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Michigan. She has her Certification in Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling and advanced training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

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Kelly Green, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Kelly Green, PhD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Holistic Restorative Coach, Organizational Climate and DEIBA Consultant, and Founder of The Center for Recovery and Reconnection, LLC.

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Susanne Reed, PhD

Certified Alcohol And Drug Counselor

Susanne Reed has a PhD in Education and a Master's in Psychology from the University of Mississippi. A Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Susanne teaches college-level Psychology courses and spent over 20 years working in the mental health and drug and alcohol counseling fields.

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Stephanie Baumhover, PharmD, BCPS

Board-Certified Pharmacist

Stephanie Baumhover, PharmD, BCPS, is a board-certified pharmacist and medical writer with experience in a variety of medical specialties and deep understanding of medication safety. Ms. Baumhover has been a pharmacist for over 20 years.

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Travis Pantiel, LMHC, MCAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Travis Pantiel is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Board-Certified Counselor with specialized expertise in the co-occurring disorder treatment field.

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Theresa Parisi, CAP

Certified Addiction Professional

Theresa Parisi is a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager (CBHCM), and International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) with over 12 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.

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