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Curriculum Vitae

John J. Giordano
Doctor Of Human Letters, CCJS, MAC, CAP
 
Mr. John Giordano is an expert in the treatment of addiction and the founder of The National Institute For Holistic Addiction Studies (NIFHAS). He is the author of “Proven Holistic Treatment For Addiction & Chronic Relapse,” and his most recent book is the acclaimed: “How To Beat Your Addictions And live A Quality Life,” and is the co-author of “Molecular Neurobiology of Addiction Recovery: The 12 Steps Program and Fellowship.” Over twenty years ago Giordano founded the prestigious G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Center in North Miami Beach, Florida -- a 62 bed in-patient/out-patient JCAHO accredited addiction treatment facility.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

 

SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

   Certified Addiction Professional (CAP)   Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA)
   Master Addictions Counselor (MAC)   National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
   Master in Neurolinguistics Programming   Board of Directors of the Florida Society of NAADAC
   Certified Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Specialist (EMDR)   American Hypnotherapy Foundation (AHA)
   Masters Certification in Neurolinguistics Programming (NLP)   National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC)
   Certified Professional Hypnotherapist   New York Academy of Science
   Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor   Board of Governors of Valencia Health Care Group
   Certified Traditional Indian Medicine Program   Board of Directors of North Miami Beach Chamber Of Commerce
   Certified Mindfulness and Powerful Mind-Body Awareness Therapy Skills



MEDIA CREDENTIALS

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CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, Fox Mornings with Mike & Juliet, CNBC: The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, A&E “Interventions,” Geraldo, CNN Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, ABC News, Al Jazeera International, Facing Florida, ABC 10 Miami, WTVT FOX 13 Tampa, Newsmakers of South Florida with Spero Canton and hundreds of great radio stations across America like: 700 WLW Cincinnati; OH; 600 KCOL Denver, CO; 920 WHJJ Providence, RI; 96.5 KRBZ Kansas City, KS; KPNW Eugene, OR and KDKA Pittsburgh, PA. For several years John hosted a weekly Miami television talk show discussing addiction, hopelessness, HIV, depression and more. Mr. Giordano’s op-ed articles have been published in many popular trade publications such as Counselor and Journey Magazine.

 

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS, LECTURES AND SEMINARS


Florida Society of Addiction Medicine (FSAM)

Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association Annual Conference

Florida Statewide Annual Woman Substance Abuse Conference

Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) Annual Conference

Newlife Expo in Fort Lauderdale, FL

8th Annual Conference on Addictive Disorders

Community Addiction Recovery Association (Sacramento)

1st International Conference on Behavioral Addictions (Budapest)

Lifestyle Interventions Conference

US Journal Conference

Grand Rounds Conference at the University of Florida, Gainesville

Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders

 

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APPOINTMENTS, HONORS & DISTINGUISHED AWARDS


Doctor of Humane Letters from Sinai University in Jerusalem

Martin Luther King Award

Homeless Humanitarian Award

Black Belt Hall of Fame

National Karate Champion to Nation Karate/Judo Champion

Miami Coalition Drug Education Task Force

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Co-Founder of the Alliance for Addiction Solutions (Ca.)

TRT (Trauma Release Technique)

NIFHAS (national Institue for Holistic Addictions Science)

BHSRI (Holistic Science Research Institute)

Formulator/C0-Formulator of Addiction Mental Health Nutraceuticals

 

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

North Miami Police Department Chaplain

Federal and State Expert Witness

Certified Criminal Justice Specialist (CCJS)

Certified Sentence Mitigation Specialist

BOOKS

Proven Holistic Treatment For Addiction & Chronic Relapse (Tate Publishing 2007 ISBN: 1-5988637-5-4) Author

How To Beat Your Addictions And live A quality Life (Tate Publishing; Revised edition 2013 ISBN: 978-1-62295-669-2) Author

Molecular Neurobiology of Addiction Recovery: The 12 Steps Program and Fellowship (Springer-Verlag; Published: 2013Format: Paperback 100 pagesSee: ISBN 13: 9781461472292 ISBN 10: 1461472296)

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