Mason, Ohio (PRWEB) April 13, 2013
Steven D. Gifford, Med, LPCC, LICDC, has joined Lindner Center of HOPE as Intensive Outpatient Program Coordinator and Addictions Counselor.
With extensive experience in providing chemical dependency education and clinical services, Mr. Gifford serves as Intensive Outpatient Program Coordinator and Addictions Counselor at the Lindner Center of HOPE. Mr. Gifford works principally with the adult intensive outpatient program for addictive and co-occurring issues, in addition to providing services to Sibcy House clients and some outpatient clients.
Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE, Mr. Gifford was Program Director and Clinical Supervisor for Northland/The Ridge in Milford, Ohio. Other roles included Tobacco Treatment Specialist and Chemical Dependency Counselor/Site Supervisor at Licking Memorial Hospital Shepherd Hill in Newark, Ohio. He has provided counseling services in chemical dependency since 1991.
Mr. Gifford has also served as an adjunct instructor of chemical dependency courses at Zane State College and Central Ohio Technical College.
Lindner Center of HOPE provides patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, free-standing mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages, research and voluntary, live-in services. The Center’s clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally. Lindner Center of HOPE is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.