Michael Torch, MA, LADC, CCS
Michael Torch, MA, LADC, LCS, is an addiction treatment provider with over 25 years experience. Was recognized by the New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor’s Association in 2002 with its “ Life Time Achievement Award”. Currently working in Student Assistance, Outpatient Practice, and Behavioral Health consultation, Michael has been a trainer of alcohol and drug counselors for over 25 years and currently serves on the faculty of Brown University/New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center and the New England School of Addiction Studies, with extensive experience treating chemically dependent adolescents and trauma victims.
His professional experience includes practice in public schools, correctional environments, treating law enforcement personnel, inpatient chemical dependency programs outpatient practice and consultant to a First Nation Healing Program. He currently serves as a member of the US Probation Service’s New England Critical Incident Stress Management Team and a Clinical Consultant with the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center’s Science to Practice initiative.
Mr. Torch has served on the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certification Review Board in New Hampshire for 15 years, is currently a member of the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Peer Review Committee, is a member of the State Advisory Board on Juvenile Justice in New Hampshire, serves as a member of the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Advisory Committee, is Vice Chair of the Northeast Coalition for Juvenile Justice, and serves on the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center, Advisory Board.