COVID-19 and Families with Addiction: an interview with Dominique Simon-Levine

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COVID-19 has changed our everyday lives and came with challenges none of us were ready to take on. This shift has been even more dramatic for family members of people with addiction.

Whether the pandemic has estranged you from your Loved One or whether you are witnessing their struggles on a daily basis; you are not powerless.

Patrick Doyle of Family Addiction Coach featured Allies in Recovery Founder Dominique Simon-Levine on this podcast episode exploring COVID-19’s impact on Families with Addiction.

Listen in for a conversation between innovators in the field. This episode takes a look at the issues on everyone’s mind, through the lens of three seasoned professionals. 

To listen to Allies in Recovery’s podcast for families dealing with addiction, visit our Podcast Page here.

Patrick Doyle, LICSW  is a Family Addiction Coach with over 3 decades of experience. He has assisted over 10,000 families desperately seeking help in the arena of addiction. Patrick’s phone-based coaching guidance helps families positively influence Loved Ones with addiction while helping the family gain recovery themselves. He uses an individualized approach based on the needs of each family. His coaching services are 100% independent, truly client-centered, compassionate, goal oriented, and non-judgmental. He draws on principles of Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training). In comparison to traditional psychotherapy, Life Coaching has more flexibility which  allows Patrick to be most responsive in a time of crisis. Patrick is a licensed clinical social worker and follows the NASW Code of Ethics.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Patrick is offering free coaching via phone. 

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