Marjorie Joan Zimmerman Appalachian State University, USA
M. Joan Zimmerman, MA, LMFT, LCAS,
has been working with substance abuse and families for nine years. Until recently, she supervised the Family Solutions substance abuse treatment program. This program was specifically designed to work with families with substance abuse. She was involved in initially designing the program, with broad input from a variety of community members and agencies, and has consistently led weekly Family Groups for the families the program works with. Currently, she is in private practice and teaches in the Human and Psychological Counseling department at Appalachian State University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, and an approved Marriage and Family Therapy supervisor.