Substance Abuse Counselors

Substance Abuse Counselors in Phoenix, AZ

Pathway’s substance abuse counseling team of experienced professionals is comprised of enthusiastic and skilled substance abuse counselors. Our staff members have many years of experience in substance abuse counseling and are highly effective in working with youth substance abusers.

Like all facets of The Pathway Program, our hiring standards are set high. We are proud of the success of our adolescent treatment programs, and having the right substance abuse counseling team who can communicate well with young people is key to this success. Staff members must display professionalism, a passion for helping people find recovery and the ability to create an environment for teen drug abusers that is both therapeutic and fun. To create this experience it is vital that staff members model a positive lifestyle.

Our various substance abuse treatment programs allow us to train staff over the course of several years to learn the many skills needed to work effectively with teens. Below is an introduction to our key staff.

Meet our substance abuse counseling staff

Joshua Azevedo
Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor
Certified Addictions Counselor Level II
Owner/Program Director

Dr Mathew Klein, DO
Adolescent and adult certified psychiatrist
Medical Director

Kim Miller
Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Teen Counseling
Adolescent Counseling
Family counseling

Kyle Johnson
Adolescent substance abuse programs Intake Coordinator

Jeremy Wachter
Young Adult substance abuse programs Intake Coordinator

Merrilee McCord
Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
Adolescent Substance Abuse Recovery Specialist

Jessica Nist
Certified Addictions Counselor

Josh West
Certified Addictions Counselor
Adolescent substance abuse recovery specialist

Leah Creswell
Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
Young adult substance abuse counselor

Justin Hermanski MA
Young adult substance abuse recovery specialist

Trace Neet
Adolescent IOP staff

Mitch Durdle
Young adult IOP staff

George Miller
Administrator Step Two Recovery Center
Residential Program Manager

Pathway’s substance abuse counselors are available for counseling appointments in our Tempe location. To make a counseling appointment, please call 877-921-4050.