Rosemary O'Connor, CAC, CRC, CCAPP Drug/Alcohol Tech
Author, Certified Life/Addiction/Recovery Coach
Sober Moms Guide
Rosemary is the founder of Sober Moms Guide and ROC Recovery Services whose mission is to help people recover from the devastating effects of addiction and to teach them how to live a rewarding life of purpose and meaningful connection to themselves and others. She has helped thousands of people bring positive changes in their personal and professional lives via her workshops, private coaching sessions, articles, blogs, and speaks all over the world via stage, television, radio, webinar. In response to the unaddressed needs mothers have in recovery, she wrote A Sober Mom's Guide to Recovery- Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Kids (Hazelden 2015), which sold thousands of copies in the first few months of its release. In 2017 she launched www.sobermomsguide.com, which offers valuable resources for mother in recovery. She is commissioned as a Thought Leader for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to create webinars, write articles, and interviews on topics for women and mothers. Rosemary’s work in the addiction field includes the prestigious treatment centers: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Foundations Recovery Network, Bayside Marin, Alta Mira Recovery Programs, Reflections, Muir Wood Teen Treatment and Five Sisters Ranch. She owned and operated ROC Sober Living from 2014- 2016. Publications: A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery – Hazelden Publishing (2015), Addiction Professional Magazine, Recovery Today Magazine – Regular Featured Author Keys To Recovery Newspaper – Regular Featured Author Promises Treatment Center Magazine. T.V. Interviews: CBS, Bay Area Focus Awakened Living. Radio Interviews: Radio Rehab LA Talk Radio WPFW-FM WILY-AM KVTA-AM, W A TD-FM, WOJB-FM (NPR affiliate), LA Talk Radio, KVTA-AM, Marilu Henner Show, WOJB-FM “Local Morning Edition”, Star Worldwide Networks Westbridge – “One Hour at a Time” Myndtalk, Share Podcast, Since Right Now. Education and Training: Bachelor of Arts Psychology – St. Mary’s College – 1984 Certified Professional Coach (CPC) – Trained at Coaches Training Institute – 2004 Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CAC) – 2013, She Recovers® Masters Coach, Registered Drug and Alcohol Technician - CCAPP Interventionist Training 2013, 2018.