Dr John David EdD is a practicing psychotherapist who also directs the newly formed Drug Rehab and Alcoholism Treatment Program at the McInroy Center for Drug R…
Dr John David EdD is a practicing psychotherapist who also directs the newly formed Drug Rehab and Alcoholism Treatment Program at the McInroy Center for Drug Rehabilitation in Denver, CO. He has more than twenty years experience of consulting and practicing psychology at both the graduate and doctoral levels. He holds multiple credentials, including a doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology from the University of Michigan, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and Ph.D. from the University of Denver. The center he directs has an accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Clinical and Transfersic Board of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Education (CATD) and is an approved patient care facility by the state of Colorado Board of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
His work focuses on evidence-based practices with a focus on culturally, economically, and mentally health care settings. He has served as a consultant to the state of Colorado’s Department of Mental Health and Development, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Federal Drug Administration on issues related to alcohol and substance abuse, such as demographics and population demographics, implementation of recovery oriented education campaigns, and assessment of intervention strategies. Dr. McInroy has also consulted and worked as an advisor to the White House Office on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. He has extensively researched and written about the relationship between alcohol, science, and society.
One of the most interesting areas of focus for Dr. McInroy is what he terms the “coast-to-coast” issue of drug abuse and alcoholism. He chairs the board of directors of the National Association of Treatment Professionals. His publications have featured such subjects as substance abuse/medication treatments, the role of gender and ethnicity in addressing substance abuse, the relationship between family and recovery, and the future of hospital-based inpatient rehab programs. His clinical work at the University of Miami School of Medicine has also focused on these issues. He is a practicing psychiatrist and past president of the American Board of Family Therapy.