Brief Summary of Professional Accomplishments
Terence T. Gorski is a pioneer in the development of Relapse Prevention Therapy, who has achieved international acclaim for his work. He is considered a leader and authority in the addiction, behavioral health, social services, and correctional industries for his work in recovery and relapse prevention.
Mr. Gorski has also recently received a number of very impressive acknowledgements for his years of service and accomplishments in addiction treatment and relapse prevention including the following:
Mr. Gorski holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Northeastern Illinois University and a Master of Arts Degree from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also a Certified Addiction Professional in Florida, a Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) and Nationally Certified Addiction Counselor (NCAC II) by NAADAC, and a Senior Certified Addiction Counselor (CSAC) in the State of Illinois.
Mr. Gorski is the Founder and President of The CENAPS® Corporation and is currently a lecturing professor and Coordinator of the Addiction Studies Concentration at the Tampa Bay Campus of Springfield College. Mr. Gorski also serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida School of Addiction Studies and Florida NAADAC.
CENAPS® is an acronym for Center of Applied Sciences; it is a training and consultation firm that provides solutions to the problem of relapse by providing advanced training in clinical systems and workforce development. CENAPS® has worked with such distinguished treatment organizations as the Betty Ford Center, Father Martin's Ashley, and the Caron Foundation.
Mr. Gorski's practical approach to recovery and relapse prevention is based on more than thirty-five years experience as a therapist, supervisor, program administrator, and consultant. He has become a leading authority on the use of science-based models for preventing relapse. His unique approach to treatment system development is biopsychosocial in nature and integrates the use of cognitive, affective, behavioral, family, and community recovery methods.
His greatest talent is his ability to break down complex treatment and recovery processes into clear and simple steps that can be used by professionals working with addicted people in addiction treatment programs, mental health centers, and the criminal justice system.
Mr. Gorski is a prolific author and has published such classics as Staying Sober: A Guide for Relapse Prevention, and Passages Through Recovery: An Action Plan for Preventing Relapse. His most recent book addresses Depression and Relapse.
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