Alcohol and Drug Counseling,  Life Counseling, Talks, Conferences and Treatment

Archbishop Tony Scuderi holds several doctoral degrees (Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Ministry in Marriage and Family Counseling, Doctor of Divinity), teaches as an adjunct professor at InterCoast College, Rancho Cordova, CA,  and is a Licensed Advanced Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor-Reciprocol Privileges (through CCAPP) in California.  Besides being licensed, he holds the following counseling credentials:  Certified Addictions Counselor-(CCAPP), Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCAPP), Certified Criminal Justice Professional (CCAPP), Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCAPP), Internationally Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCAPP), Certified Denial Management Specialist (Terry Gorski and the CENAPS Corporation), and a Certified Life Coach, Life Coach Supervisor and Instructor through the American Institute of Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (AIPH), New York.  He is also a Certified Hypnotherapist through the AIPH. 


Archbishop Tony has over 30 years working in the field of counseling and addictions.  He has held positions ranging from staff counselor to CEO.  Presently, he is, in concert with St. Anthony's, doing private practice work to support himself and the parish.  He is offering the following counseling services:  Substance Abuse Counseling, Grief and Trauma Counseling, Criminal Justice Counseling, Recovery from Gangs and Prevention Counseling, Individual Counseling, Anger Management, Group Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Spiritual-Retreat & Direction Counseling, Clergy Support Groups, Days of Recollection and Prayer, Addiction Intern Supervision.  This is a fee for service non-insurance service.  Fees are to be discussed at intake.  Contact Bishop Tony at (the fastest response time) or leave a voice mail at 650-455-5508.


In addition to counseling, Archbishop Tony offers the following workshops: Series 1: Church & Spirituality ( Christian Leadership, The Cross of San Damiano: Franciscan Spirituality, Religion vs. Spirituality: Is there a difference, Prayer and Sacrifice: The Journey Within, The difference between pastoral care, confession, and counseling, How to be an effective Spiritual Director, Clergy Burn Out: Signs and Symptoms- Save yourself).   Series 2: Addiction and Recovery ( Denial Management, Self Sabotage, Spirituality and the 12-Steps, Mental Illness-Substance Abuse: The Dual Dilemma, The Road to Recovery Starts with you!, Drugs and the Brain,  Pharmacology: Misuse of Prescription and non-prescription drugs, Talking to your child about Alcohol and Drugs, Dual Diagnosis: the MISA issue, Effects of Childhood Trauma: Coping with the Demons, Clinical Supervision for the Addictions Counselor: A Workshop, Ethics in Addiction.  Series 3: Mental Health (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Personality Disorders, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Change, Learning Theory and the Behavioral-Cognitive Approach to Healing, Dissociative Identity Disorders and Prime Dissociation, Minuchen's Structural Family Therapy, Stress Management and Meditation, Psychopharmacology-Be informed, Trauma!)  Series 4: Forensics ( California Prison Gangs-An Understanding, Criminal Profiling, Games Criminals Play, Inmate Tattoos: Understand what you see, The Mexican Mafia, Cults Gone Wrong, Psychotherapy with the Forensic Population, The Day I was Made: M.A.F.I.A. for life, Treatment issues specific to Addictions and Incarceration, Prison Gangs and Treatment, Women Serial Killers.  


If you do not see a workshop listed but would like Archbishop Tony to do a workshop write him with a topic. He will put one together and discuss presentation fees. Presentations can be for one or two days or a weekend.  Fees (subject to change): One day 4 hours: $200,  Two Days (5 hours each day) $750.00, Weekend workshops [Friday and Saturday: 9 AM to around 4 PM or Saturday 9 Am to around 4 PM and Sunday from 1 PM to around 6 PM] (5 to 8 hours) $1200.00.  Contact Bishop Tony via e-mail: Please be clear about request and include your phone number and best time for him to call.