Richard M. Zwolinski, LMHC, CASAC is the author of Therapy Revolution: Find Help, Get Better, and Move On Without Wasting Time or Money (recommended by the National Alliance of Mental Illness Advocate magazine, Tom Butler-Bowdon, and more), is an internationally licensed, patient-centered psychotherapist and addiction specialist with over 25 years experience as well as a consultant to government and non-government organizations and companies in the fields of mental health and addiction. He’s the executive director of an outpatient program in Queens, New York.
Richard serves on the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Administrative Regulatory Relief Committee and the Smart Records Committee which creates and implements documents designed to keep patients engaged in treatment as well as make sure therapists adhere to treatment protocols. He’s served on the Ethics Committee for the New York State Mental Health Counselors Association, and has lectured at universities, community centers, hospitals, and other venues.
Richard encourages therapy patients to stay emotionally, physically, and spiritually healthy so they can live the happy, productive, meaningful lives they were meant to live. He plays basketball and other sports and has studied martial arts. He volunteers with youth at risk and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
C.R. ZwolinskiÂ writes the Therapy Soup blog with Richard and is the co-author of Therapy Revolution. You can read her bio at her PsychCentral blog, A Little Bit Of Soul.
You can contact Richard or CR via email at [email protected].