One out of every eight Americans has a significant problem with alcohol or drugs, with 40% of the group having a “dual diagnosis,” or concurrent mental/nervous disorder. It’s generally accepted that chemical dependency, along with associated mental health disorders, has become one of the most severe health and social problems facing the United States.

For over 20 years, Dr Whitman has provided support and recovery techniques for those facing addiction issues. He uses individual therapy to help the person reach a greater understanding of their addiction and how to overcome it, as well as group therapy to allow people with the same addiction problem to share understanding, support and encourage each other. Dr. Whitman also has knowledge of appropriate referrals for 12 step and addiction recovery community when needed.