Michael D Dowdy is a Licensed social worker and an independent chemical dependency counselor with more than 25 years of experience. He has worked 15 years in juvenile treatment at Starr Commonwealth Schools holding various positions. Michael expanded his expertise and moved to public mental health, where he served for 6 years at Westwood Behavioral Health as a counselor. He then worked for Olge Thorpe Inc as a clinical director and administrator at two different behavioral health hospitals. Michael’s most recent employment is through Access OH as the clinical director of AOD services where he oversees the programs of a residential facility and a few different out patient offices.
Michael is passionate about helping others achieve their life goals, as well as, overcoming their downfalls. He has shown this through his work with the youth, as he has served as a high school teacher, girls and boys basketball coach, youth football coach, and a youth minister.
His educational background includes a Psy D in clinical psychology (ABD), Masters in clinical counseling and a Bachelors in criminal justice. He has shared his expertise at national conferences and taught college courses in the psychology field.
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