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Westbrook, CT - Recovery and the Unique Features of the LGBTQ Community


Complimentary breakfast & presentation hosted by Andrea Bednarz, MAC, Treatment Placement Specialists®, with Project Courage and Newport Academy.

Presented by: Dr. Michael Hinkley, PhD, MSW, LADC


Date:  Friday, February 14, 2020

Breakfast & Presentation:  8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Water's Edge Resort
1525 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498


This program is approved for 1 Continuing Education Credit Hour by the National Association of Social Workers, CT

Please join us for breakfast & an interactive discussion led by Dr. Michael Hinkley, PhD, MSW, LADC, founder and executive director of Recovery at Wildwood Farm, LLC and private psychotherapy practice, Positive Choices Therapy, LLC.

Dr. Michael Hinkley, PhD, MSW, LADC

Dr. Hinkley is the founder and executive director of Recovery at Wildwood Farm, LLC. Coupled with his private psychotherapy practice, Positive Choices Therapy, LLC,. Dr. Hinkley also serves as a part-time professor at Quinnipiac University's MSW program teaching future therapists about addiction theory and recovery techniques and interventions. He lectures widely on the topic of the LGBTQ community and addiction treatment.

 Dr. Hinkley is a psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders. His professional training is a unique combination of psychotherapy, spiritual guidance, and personal development. He served as a parish priest for 20 years while being a healthcare ethicist. Dr. Hinkley’s educational background includes studies at the College of the Holy Cross, Middlebury College, Catholic University, Georgetown University, Yale University, the Gregorian University, Alphonsiana University, and Fordham University. Early in his career he worked with Mother Teresa of Calcutta in both Rome, Italy and Washington, D.C. serving the needs of men with HIV/AIDS, many of whom were IV drug users and unable to access the healthcare system due to the fear and prejudice of that health epidemic.

Today, Dr. Hinkley dedicates his efforts to treating clients with chronic addiction and co-occurring disorders, and now this passion is specifically directed toward the LGBTQ person suffering with addiction.

RSVP Information: 

There is no cost to attend this event, but an RSVP is required by completing the form below.  If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Bednarz at Andrea.Bednarz@acadiahealthcare.com  or call/text (475) 529-5715.

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