Some of our counselors are former gamblers. Others have lived with loved ones who struggled with addiction.
The one thing all our counselors have in common is that they care, and they want you to get better. So call to arrange confidential counseling sessions.Contact us to find out which counselor is best for your needs.
BS, CADC, NCGC-II
Hector Garcia, BS, CADC, NCGC-II, has been an addictions counselor for 20 years. He has worked for the DCGP since 2000, treating problem gamblers and providing training at individual and group levels. He is also DCGP’s Inter-Agency Services Expansion Director, providing problem gambling screening, assessment, and treatment for clients at alcohol and drug rehabilitation clinics.
PhD, LPCMH, NCGC-II/BACC
Hale Humphrey-Jones, PhD, LPCMH, NCGC-II/BACC, has a private practice specializing in treatment of individuals and their families coping with gambling issues. She also focuses on communication, relational conflicts, and stress. Dr. Humphrey-Jones has published three novels and several books on gambling. Her latest book, Paradox, is soon to be released by Tate Publishers.
LPCMH, CADC, ICGC-II
Keith Kaut, LPCMH, CADC, ICGC-II, earned his master’s degree from East Carolina University and has 29 years of professional experience as a counselor (17 as a gambling counselor). Mr. Kaut has worked with clients referred to him by the DCGP since 1997. He has an office in Wilmington.
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist
Jeff Wasserman practiced law for more than thirty years in Wilmington. He earned a J.D. in 1982 from Delaware Law School/Widener University, M.P.A. in 1979 from New York University and B.A. in 1977 from University of Rhode Island. Jeff has been abstinent from gambling since 2015 and regularly shares his personal story in order to raise awareness of gambling disorder and the joys of recovery. Jeff recently became a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Certified Peer Recovery Specialists are specially trained professionals who have lived experience with mental illness, addiction and co-occurring conditions AND recovery, and, support others going through similar life challenges they once experienced. They assist individuals in developing the skills and resources they need to live an independent and productive life in the community.
BS, CADC, ICGC-I
Flo White has experience in assessment and treatment of clients with addictions. She is currently working on her Master's in clinical mental health counseling. She also has experience with patient treatment for co-occurring diagnosis and case management. She often works with other agencies and/or mental health professionals in consultation for positive patient outcomes. In addition to motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy, she has experience in group therapy. She offers individual as well as family supportive counseling. Flo has a private practice in Sussex county.
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