Howard is a licensed psychotherapist and addiction specialist. Howard has treated hundreds of individuals and conducted thousands of hours of groups teaching those who are ready how to stay sober. In recovery himself, Howard brings a unique professional and personal sense of empathy, urgency, and purpose to his work Howard maintains a private practice in Los
Angeles as well as primary therapist at a dual-diagnosis substance abuse treatment center.
A frequent blog contributor and public speaker, Howard advocates for increased public awareness, education, and community-based participation in the fight against the disease of addiction.
Howard is also the author of The Staying Sober Handbook, a comprehensive guide to recovery. His book brings together the best scientific breakthroughs, research findings, and evidence-based treatment protocols of the last 25 years into one, easy to read and easy to understand handbook. This Amazon #1 Best Seller brings fresh, actionable ideas to fight against addiction.