Caring Interventions
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Caring Interventions
Caring Interventions, LLC is a professional, independent intervention practice serving the continental United States. We help families and employers confront the challenges of drug addiction, alcoholism, psychiatric disorders and "process" or "behavioral" addictions such as compulsive sex, overeating, shopping and computer gaming. Caring Interventions is not affiliated with any treatment center. We are committed to making intervention accessible and affordable and to upholding the high ethical standards of the national Association of Intervention Specialists and Network of Independent Interventionists.
With more than 40 years of combined experience, Caring Interventions offers intervention, education, screening, referral, transport, case management and post-treatment care including sober coaching, testing, supervision and monitoring. We have first-hand, clinical knowledge of a wide range of treatment facilities for adults and youth, self-help programs and faith-based programs. All communication is completely private and confidential. 
Brian O'Shea, CAI, MAAP, CSI: Lead Interventionist, Sober Coach

Caring Interventions co-founder Brian O'Shea is our lead interventionist and sober coach. He has facilitated successful interventions and managed cases in 20 states. Brian is trained in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and the Johnson model of intervention and is certified in Systemic Intervention© and ARISE. He is also a certified Gorksi-CENAPS® Relapse Prevention specialist. Brian is trained and experienced in working with a wide range of populations. He received his formal intervention training from Dr. Judith Landau, Heather Hayes, Jim Cowser and Randee McGraw. He is a member of the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and a candidate for certification in addiction counseling by the Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP). Brian regularly presents on Intervention: Why and When, The Different Models of Intervention and the Back to the Basics step guide created by Wally P., Dr. Bob's archivist. Brian is a native of New York City. He has been active in 12-step recovery for families of alcoholics since childhood. This year he celebrates the 29th anniversary of his own recovery from addiction and alcoholism.

Tom Braddock, CRC, CPC, CAI: Interventionist, Transporter
Tom Braddock is an experienced interventionist and director of Sober Life, a transitional living community in Birmingham, Alabama. He is certified as an ARISE
™ interventionist, recovery coach and life coach. His formal training in intervention came from Dr. Judith Landau, Heather Hayes, Jim Cowser and Randee McGraw.
Tom earned his B.B.A. from Baylor University and is working on a Master's degree in counseling. He is a member of  the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) and the International Association of Coaches (IAC). He regularly attends workshops and intensives on chemical dependency and intervention. He is active in 12-step recovery and celebrated the 16th anniversary of his recovery this year.
Kathleen Stept, CAI: Case Management and Communications

Caring Interventions co-founder Kathleen Stept is a certified ARISE interventionist. She works with families to ensure that we have the important background knowledge needed for intervention planning and for identifying the most appropriate treatment options. She also manages Caring Interventions communications including our website and Facebook page. Kathleen grew up in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania and has a B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University and has more than 29 years of professional experience in communications and project management. She has been involved in 12-step recovery for families for the last 12 years.
Quay Terrell, BA: Family Care Specialist, Interventionist, Transporter, Sober Escort
Quay Terrel is currently completing a Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Mississippi College. She is trained in Internal Family Systems Therapy, Levels 1 and 2. Quay's role at Caring Interventions is to help families prepare for an intervention and to provide training and other resources to families who have a loved one in treatment. She also is a transporter, sober escort and interventionist-in-training. Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Quay taught high school at The Veritas School, New Summit School, and the Education Center School in the Jackson area. She also has 7 years of experience as a church youth intern. She has a B.A. in Religious Studies and Christian Education with minors in Psychology and Sociology from Millsaps College. 
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Intervention works. Treatment is effective. People recover. Call (800) 956-6212.