Deanna L Irick has more than 20 years in the field of Substance Use Disorders Counseling and leadership. She has a background that spans opening and programing residential treatment centers to piloting the Birchwood Solutions online groups. She also helped establish and program a not-for-profit Medication Assisted Outpatient Treatment Programs that include a Methadone only clinic and a clinic specializing in all the other medication assisted avenues. She is well versed in all areas of alcohol and drug treatment. She has a private practice in both Johnson City and Elizabethton, TN. She is presently studying to expand her knowledge to intimacy after sobriety.