Full Name
Michael Walsh
Job Title
Executive Director, CEO
Duke Behavioral Health DBA MWInterventions
Speaker Bio
Michael Walsh is a Master’s Level Certified Addiction Professional and Certified Intervention Professional with extensive knowledge, experience and understanding of the treatment industry from pre-admission/Intervention through the admissions process, case management, client services and continuing care coordination for patients and alumni. He has also worked extensively in the area of post discharge monitoring for licensed professionals and others.
Michael began career working for the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services helping “at risk youth” transition to and from behavioral health programs. He holds a Master's Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling. He has been involved with Collegiate Recovery programs for much of his career and has helped numerous young adults and their families navigate the process from Intervention and Treatment through early recovery and transition back to school.
He has presented at many national and international conferences, Colleges/Universities, High Schools and community functions as both a Treatment Professional and as a person in long term recovery. Michael also writes a column called "Industry Insider" in Counselor Magazine.
Originally from Boston, Michael is a man in long term Recovery who has lived and worked in the South Florida area for 2 decades. Michael enjoys Golf, working out and spending time with his wife, friends, family, dogs and living the life of his dreams.
Michael Walsh