Delray Beach, FL (PressExposure) January 03, 2014 -- A new staff member recently joined the team at a local rehabilitation center. Good Future Rehab Center, a Mental health and drug treatment center that offers intensive outpatient services, individual and family therapy and much more, recently welcomed Dr. Barry M. Gregory to their staff.
Dr. Gregory, Ed.D. M.Ed., LMHC, was brought on at Good Future as the rehabilitation center's new clinical director. He will help direct the implementation of state-of the art, evidence-based treatments for both adults and adolescents working directly with families impacted by addiction and helping oversee the individualized treatment plans of every adult and adolescent client from intake to discharge.
Dr. Gregory has over 15 years of experience in the substance abuse and mental health fields and has been a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida since 2003. He has extensive clinical experience working with individuals and families impacted by alcohol and drug addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders.
Nationally renowned for his training seminars in evidence-based treatments like Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, 12 Step Facilitation Therapy and Relapse Prevention, Dr. Gregory has conducted over 500 national training seminars for addiction and mental health professionals and is author of the new book "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical Exercises and Worksheets to Promote Change."
In addition to serving as assistant director of a university counseling center, Dr. Gregory serves as a faculty member at colleges and universities, as director of outpatient and residential services at a community mental health facility, as coordinator for a substance abuse treatment center program in a jail and as a Clinical Director Department of Children and Families (DCF) Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Centers in South Florida.
Dr. Gregory has a Doctor of Education degree with a major in higher educational leadership (2001) and Master of Education degree in Counselor Education with a Major in Mental Health Counseling (1997) from Florida Atlantic University. His published doctoral dissertation tested the efficacy of brief motivational and skills interventions to reduce high risk drinking with inter-collegiate student athletes.
Good Future Rehab Center is located in Delray Beach, Florida, cited by the New York Times as the foremost addiction recovery city in the United States. Good Future's mission is to improve the lives of those struggling with abuse, addiction and co-occurring disorders, offering the most comprehensive addiction treatment in the nation based on multiple research modalities.
Good Future's multidisciplinary team of highly trained medical and addiction treatment professionals provides a safe, trusting experience and helps clients begin on a pathway to a new, sober future. The center's professionals have years of specialized experience in women's addiction issues, dual diagnosis, prescription drug addiction, sober living, alcohol treatment, drug rehab treatment programs and drug rehab programs.