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Brendan Bickley

Brendan Bickley

American Addiction Centers
Florida
USA

American Addiction Centers
USA

Biography

Brendan Bickley is a nationally renowned addiction treatment expert. Brendan Bickley is a former Hollywood actor, growing up in a show business family. He left Hollywood at 24 to begin work in addiction treatment in 1997. A leading expert in the field of combining addiction treatment with college education and drug rehab program development. He was the co-creator of the first program ever to combine treatment with higher education. He graduated from U.C. Irvine with honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Golden Key International Honor Society, Cum Laude. He has been featured on national radio and print media as one of the most experienced experts in the field of addiction treatment coupled with college education. He is also a frequent lecturer at National Conferences. He holds an A.S. degree in Drug & Alcohol Studies, and two B.A. degrees in Criminology, Law & Society and Psychology, and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. He is a licensed California Drug & Alcohol Counselor Level II, a licensed Clinical Supervisor and is certified in treating Eating Disorders. Mr. Bickley also attended law school and specializes in Motivational Enhancement Therapy/Motivational Interviewing. Mr. Bickley has created many successful programs at drug treatment facilities and consulted with many of the leading drug rehabs in the country to help them with program development, business, marketing, and creating college programs. He has held the titles of Executive Director, Clinical Director, Director of Education, Marketing Director, Creative Director, and Director of Clinical Programming at top drug rehabs in the U.S.. Mr. Bickley was also the star and executive producer of a reality show based on his unique treatment methods for E! Entertainment/Comcast. Mr. Bickley often worked as an independent contractor until accepting the position of Regional Executive Director for Treatment Solutions and then his current C.E.O. position at American Addiction Centers-Florida. Brendan is also the C.E.O and creator of Elzey.

Research

Specialties: Healthcare, Combining College with Addiction Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, Christian Program Development, Program Development for Substance Abuse Treatment, Business and Marketing for Substance Abuse, treatment, Software and Technology Development-Healthcare