Family & Addiction Counseling LLC
"Today, our son is back in our lives and learning new tools to cope with his addiction." Michael H.

Our Focus

Treating people "BioPsychoSocially."

PARENTS

We help parents and adults regain control, reduce stress, and create changes that result in long term stability and health. We invite family members to participate in counseling towards the goal of supporting their loved one. If you suffer from anxiety, depression, or relationship issues, call us today.

TEENS

Adolescence is a challenging but developmentally critical period in a child’s life. We offer comprehensive teen counseling that supports physical, mental, and academic success while building pro-social supports and life-skills. Our approach is multi-systemic and we work with every aspect of a child’s life.

Addiction

We provide private individualized outpatient treatment for substance use disorders. Addiction is treated utilizing a harm reduction approach that supports client progress at every level. Therapy is provided one-to-one or with supportive family present to optimize accountability, client comfort, and goal achievement.

Education

We collaborate with schools and community groups to provide training and strategies around teens, behavior, drugs, and addiction. We recommend a reality-based educational approach which empowers families while providing life saving knowledge and options that reduce substance abuse.

DISCRETION AND CONFIDENTIALITY - The privacy and confidentiality of your medical records and treatment are of great importance. As such, Family & Addiction Counseling llc follows industry-standard practices for the collection, maintenance, and disposal of your records. We encourage you to read our HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices for more information.

How we work

Our Mission Statement
One small step today can change the course of a family's life forever!

We specialize in helping individuals and families with substance use disorders and parents with behaviorally challenging teens.

We believe that active addiction is not a barrier to care and that anyone can improve with therapy at any time. Participation is always a beneficial step.

We practice a complete wellness approach to treatment affecting body, mind, and the environment giving our patients the greatest chance of success.

Our services take place online, at home, whenever is most convenient for you and wherever problems are occurring.

Therapy at Family & Addiction Counseling is client rather than model directed. We utilize a variety of cognitive, behavioral, and evidenced based community treatments to help each patient maintain and support their unique treatment goals.

  • % of Youth with a mental health condition

    nimh.nih.gov

  • % of students 14 and older who dropout due to mental illness.

    ed.gov

  • % of drug abusing adults who have a mental illness.

    samhsa.gov

  • % the average treated person is better off vs an untreated person

    Duncan, Miller, et. al (2009)

COMMUNITY PROVIDERS

We collaborate with a diverse group of Hawaii health specialists who help achieve your goals.
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Dr. Scot Liepack, PhD

Psychologist
I provide therapy for children, adolescents, couples and families. My practice is based upon helping with adjustment to the challenges of life, healing the impact of hurtful memories, and increasing capacity for self-regulation. My goal is to nurture and revitalize relationships.
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Beth Danowsky, MS, RD, LD

Dietitian
I am a registered and licensed dietitian, certified lactation counselor and Yoga Alliance Certified yoga instructor and have been practicing nutritional medicine for over 10 years. I consider myself an expert in gut health, women’s health, infant and child nutrition, sports performance and GI health.
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Dr. Thomas Cook, MD

Psychiatrist
I have special expertise in insomnia, anxiety, panic, depression, PTSD, psychosis, ADHD, & OCD… also, opiate addiction, suboxone treatment, Alzheimers dementia, and service emotional companion dog letters. I am a local expert in herbal treatment and the proper use of medical marijuana.
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KELLY STERN, MS

Educational Specialist
I’m an Educational Specialist in the Hawaii Department of Education and recipient of the 2015 Daniel K. Inouye award from the Hawaii Psychological Association. My leadership around building teams and improving access to community supports leads to both student and family improvement.
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GLEN CARNER, MA, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor
I’m a family therapist with over 15 years of experience working successfully with kids and adults using a variety of evidence-based practices including family, cognitive-behavioral, and multisystemic therapies. I also have advanced training and experience treating chemical dependency.
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Dr. David Roth, MD

Psychiatrist
Dr. Roth has provided pediatric and psychiatric services to adults, adolescents, & children across Hawaii for 19 years. Board Certified in Pediatrics, Adult Psychiatry & Neurology, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

TESTIMONIALS

                           

OUR LOCATION

In-office counseling is available in Honolulu, Hawaii at the Waikiki Landmark Building near the Hawaii Convention Center.  Both small office and family session rooms are available.  Come up the elevator or escalator in the front of the building and proceed right, down the hall, to Suite C312.  Say hello to "Carolyn" or "Shane-nah" at the front desk who will greet you and announce your arrival.

* Nutritional, medical, and psychiatric services are offered by referral to physicians we work with at their office locations. 

 

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